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Orientation 2007 is Saturday, Aug. 18

As the wind whips and snow blows, August is a distant summer dream.

But it will be here sooner than you think, so mark your calendar today for Orientation 2007, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, on the Hudson Valley campus.

Spend some time getting to know the campus and staff, and learn strategies for collegiate success.

We look forward to welcoming you to Hudson Valley's Class of 2009!

Class Acts

At Hudson Valley, our award-winning faculty members know their students by name, not by their I.D. numbers.

Robert Ristau Shelia Hughes
Laura Mastrangelo Lou Rosamilia

Get to know four of them: Associate Professor Sheila Hughes, Dr. Laura Mastrangelo, Associate Professor Robert Ristau and Professor Lou Rosamilia.

Campus Events

Check out upcoming lectures, musical performances and Student Senate activities.

In the News

2007 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Public Ice Skating Hours Extended for Presidents' Week

Fall 2006 President's List

Fall 2006 Deans' List

Register Now for Community and Workforce Development Courses


Attending Hudson Valley this fall? It's not too late to apply for a scholarship to help pay your tuition bill.

The college and its charitable foundation offer more than 40 scholarships - many of them full-tuition awards - to current high school seniors who will be attending Hudson Valley for the Fall 2007 semester, which begins Monday, Aug. 27.

The deadline for all scholarships is Friday, Feb. 23. Download an application and information about the available scholarships.

You also can find out more about applying for financial aid by attending one of these upcoming workshops:
  • Wednesday, March 21
  • Wednesday, April 25
  • Wednesday, May 8
Financial Aid staff members will be on hand to help you file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. All workshops are free and will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center meeting rooms on campus.

For more information, call (518) 629-7150 or send an e-mail to

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Visit today!

If you haven't yet, check out today to learn more about your academic program, find out about academic support programs, athletics, clubs, student life and more.

To log in, use your student identification number (it's on your acceptance letter and begins with "H") and your date of birth in this format: MMDDYYYY. Then, click the submit button and start exploring!

You can even order your free T-shirt (if you haven't already; only one per student) so you can show your Hudson Valley pride.

Why Hudson Valley?
Three questions for Tour Guide Portia Davis '08

Portia Davis
Biotechnology program, Class of 2008

A native of Ghana who graduated from South Colonie High School, Portia is one of a dozen students who volunteer as tour guides, sharing their knowledge of the campus and experiences with accepted and prospective students. Here, she shares some thoughts about her Hudson Valley experience.

Why did you enroll at Hudson Valley? I came to Hudson Valley because of the low cost and the small learning environment (the student-to-faculty ratio is 20:1).

What do you like best? I love Hudson Valley because of the resources that are available to students, including the Learning Assistance Center for tutoring for math and the Biology Study Center.

What is your goal? To earn my associate's degree in Biotechnology and continue my studies in pre-med at the University at Albany.

Portia or one of her fellow tour guides would love to show you around campus. Sign up for a tour today or RSVP so you and your parents can attend our Information Session on Saturday, March 3.

Hudson Valley Community College's mission is to provide dynamic, student-centered, comprehensive, and accessible educational opportunities that address the diverse needs of the community.
Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY 12180
(518) 629-HVCC     Toll-free: (877) 325-HVCC

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