Association Needs You!
We need enthusiastic volunteers to join our Alumni Board! Contact Laurel
at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Since 1984, Hudson Valley Community College has recognized the
accomplishments of its alumni through the Distinguished Alumnus Award.
The categories honor both alumni and non-alumni that have demonstrated
themselves as distinguished because of their service to the college or
the greater community.
The 2008 recipients were: Paula A. Stopera ’77, Michael J. Whalen ’73,
Charles Touhey, William C. Wolff ’72, and James Barba. Read
more about this event.
now being accepted for 2009! Please fill out the form and tell us about a deserving Hudson
Did you miss
Don’t worry we are already planning for Fall 2009 – so get your running
shoes out and plan to join us for the annual 5K Alumni Run! Stay tuned
for more details.
Save the Date!
The 15th Annual U.W. Marx Inc. Golf Classic will be held July 20, 2009 at
The Country Club of Troy. Proceeds from the annual event benefit the
Foundation’s Annual Fund, which assists the college in addressing unmet
needs and taking advantage of unexpected opportunities. In the past, golf
proceeds have funded scholarships, technology enhancements, campus
beautification and special programs for disabled students.
have the power to keep alive the promise of a better
tomorrow for our region – not to mention build bridges, educate children,
harness the power of the sun, and fight cavities.
There are many ways to
make a gift and your contribution may be tailored to meet your desires
and objectives. Gifts may be designated for a specific purpose or may be
given without restrictions.
A gift to the college
of any amount will serve us all well for the century ahead.
Annual Giving and Alumni Affairs Named
Laurel Colasurdo of Brunswick, a
fundraising, event planning and alumni affairs professional, has been
named director of annual giving and alumni affairs at Hudson Valley
Community College. She brings nine years of event planning, alumni
affairs and higher education management experience.
Laurel will oversee the Foundation’s annual fund, develop and maintain a
calendar of annual fund activities, oversee all fundraising events, plan
and manage alumni recognition events and programs and work with the
Alumni Association to build its volunteer base and organizational
Previously, Laurel was the director of alumni relations and executive
director of Russell Sage College alumni association. Prior to that, she
worked for the Albany Medical Center Foundation, where she was the director
of special projects. Read
Laurel wants to hear from you! Send her a note at email@example.com. She wants to know what
you have been up to.
Inducts New Members
Five Individuals Name College in Estate
President Andrew Matonak with Heritage
Society Inductee Gordon Zuckerman '62 and his wife Linda.
The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation recently
welcomed five new members to its Heritage Society, which recognizes
individuals who have provided, or have made plans to provide, charitable
gifts through bequests, trusts and other life income gifts. With these
new inductions, the society now has 38 members.
Four alumni and one former college employee were welcomed to the society
at a dinner held Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Franklin Plaza in Troy. They are
Roger Champagne of Troy; Sam Fantroy ’64 of Albany; Robert Ralbovsky ’66,
a native of Schenectady, who currently resides in Castle Rock, Colorado;
Robert Turner ’67 of Monument, Colorado; and Gordon Zuckerman ’62 of
more about this event.
joining the Heritage Society? Contact Marv LeRoy, chief
development officer, at (518) 629-8007 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. General information about
the society may also be found at www.hvcc.edu/foundation/plannedgiving.
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.
Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY 12180
(518) 629-HVCC Toll-free: (877) 325-HVCC