Mark your calendar today for Orientation
2007, which is scheduled for Saturday, Aug.
18 on the Hudson Valley campus.
You and your
family will have the opportunity to explore the campus, meet
faculty and staff and learn strategies for academic
We look forward to seeing you!
|Music, Art, Lectures and
There's more than classes to keep you busy this
Check out the Fall 2007 Cultural
Affairs calendar, Teaching
Gallery schedule and Voices:
A Library Lecture Series offerings.
|Vikings Honored for
Excellence, On and Off the Field|
Nate Novak, Tracy Chesebrough and Kristina Jenkins
have been named the college's most outstanding male and female
athletes of the year.
Novak received the Thomas Cahill
Memorial Award, which is given each year to the top male
athlete. He leaves Hudson Valley as the baseball team's
all-time leader in wins, finishing his career with a 16-3
Chesebrough and Jenkins shared the Lester
Higbee Memorial Award, which is given annually to the top
Chesebrough leaves Hudson Valley at the
top of the list of career leaders with 47 wins and 678
strikeouts, while Jenkins won the individual all-around
championship at the 2007 NJCAA Women's Bowling
Several other student-athletes were
honored at the college's recent athletic banquet. More
Mastrangelo to be Honored for Commitment to Students, Generous
Support of Second Chance Scholarships
Director of Grants Named
to Mohonk Mountain House, Video Editing Course
Awards More than $54,000 in Scholarships to 69
Rashad Barksdale Selected in NFL Draft
Darnell Stapleton Signs With Steelers
Zalewski-Wildzunas '80 recognized as one of eight "Women of
Excellence" by Albany-Colonie Chamber
If you've scheduled your classes for the
Fall 2007 semester, your bill will be arriving in the mail
within the next few days.
Your bill will be accompanied
by a Registration
Payment Booklet, which outlines your next steps. Remember,
your classes aren't guaranteed until you pay your
Questions? Contact the Cashier's Office at (518)
If you haven't scheduled classes yet, there's
still time to enroll for the Fall 2007 semester. Check out
to Enrollment to see how to get started.
start of your college career is just around the corner - and
Hudson Valley has a program that can make the transition from
high school to college a bit easier.
Fundamentals is a five-course program that will give you
the opportunity to learn strategies and develop academic
skills to be successful at the college level. Topics include
math essentials, the research process and college
You can register for one course - or enroll in
all five. Either way, this program will boost your self
confidence and prepare you for the next step in your
educational career. For more information, call the Office of
Community and Professional Education at (518) 629-7339.
|Hudson Valley celebrates
The Class of 2007 was the college's
largest graduating class ever, with 1,831 students eligible to
participate in the commencement ceremony.
Chiusano, a 1970 graduate of the college who recently retired
as executive vice president and special assistant to the chief
executive officer of the aviation and aeronautics company
Rockwell Collins, gave the keynote address. A native of
Schenectady, Chiusano had a 28-year career with Iowa-based
During his remarks, Chiusano urged
graduates to embrace diversity.
"You can learn the
most, benefit the most by not walking way from people who
don't look like you, talk like you, are a different color than
you, a different religion than you ... don't use those things
as boundaries," he said. "Reach out, embrace and seek the
guidance of people who think the exact opposite of you.
Embrace life-long learning."
more about commencement ...
|Faculty, staff honored for
Eight faculty and
staff members at Hudson Valley have been recognized for
excellence in teaching and professional
Associate Professor Laura Ann Mastrangelo,
Associate Professor Mark D. Tenney, Director of Distance
Learning Susan Gallagher and Director of Student Development
Dr. Kathleen Sweener received the prestigious State University
of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence. More
And Assistant Professor Marcia Chaifetz,
Assistant Professor Beth Ernest, Assistant Professor Marina
Gore and Assistant Professor Kelly Sayers were named
recipients of the 2007 President's Award for Excellence in
|Three questions for
Tour Guide Matthew Eck|
Arts program, Class of 2008
A graduate of
Waterford-Halfmoon High School, Matthew is one of a dozen
students who volunteer as tour guides, sharing their knowledge
of campus and experiences with accepted and prospective
students. Here, he shares some thoughts about his Hudson
Why did you enroll at Hudson
Valley? I came to Hudson Valley Community College
because I wasn't ready to go to a four-year school. Hudson
Valley offered the program choice I wanted to follow - Fine
Arts - and the cost of attending was
What do you like best?
I love Hudson Valley Community College because it is
a great atmosphere to be in. There are numerous programs and
clubs you can join that make your experience here more
enjoyable. The teachers are very professional and are willing
to help you if you have any problems; people at Hudson Valley
Community College want to see students
What is your goal? My goal
here is to obtain my associate's degree in Fine Arts and then
to a four-year school for the same
Editor's note: One of
Matthew's works will grace limited-edition note cards created
for the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation. Check
out his work and three other works by fellow Fine
Arts students that were selected for this
Community College's mission is to provide dynamic, student-centered,
comprehensive, and accessible educational opportunities that address the
diverse needs of the community.
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