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Hudson Valley and CVS Announce Unique Training Partnership
Hudson Valley Community College and CVS/Pharmacy recently announced a unique training partnership at the site of a newly-constructed mock pharmacy inside the college's Albany Extension Center. The mock pharmacy, located at 175 Central Avenue, will host non-credit training for pharmacy technicians. More...

New Photovoltaic Laboratory Opened
Hudson Valley Community College officially opened its new photovoltaic laboratory recently, providing students hands-on experience installing photovoltaic systems, including mounting solar panels on roofs and posts.

The laboratory is part of Hudson Valley's new photovoltaic installation courses that began this semester, thanks to a $148,000 grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. More...

Upcoming Home Games
Thursday, Dec. 1
5 p.m., Women's Basketball vs.Cobleskill
7 p.m., Men's Basketball vs, Cobleskill

Saturday, Dec. 3
1 p.m., Ice Hockey vs. Morrisville

Click here to view a complete schedule of upcoming games.

Check out our Photo Galleries
Career Exploration Day

Teacher Preparation Department Helps Iraqi Schoolchildren

President Matonak Visits the Automotive Lab

Bread & Puppet Theatre Residency

Instant Admission Days

Interested in going back to college - or enrolling for the first time?

You can meet with admissions and financial aid counselors, and be admitted to Hudson Valley Community College on the spot at these upcoming Instant Admission Days. We'll even waive the $30 application fee! The Spring 2006 semester begins Tuesday, Jan. 17.

On Campus:
8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30
8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14

Albany Extension Center, 175 Central Ave.:
2 - 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7
3 - 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 22

Click here for more information.

Hudson Valley to Host Financial Aid Workshops

Thinking about going to college but worried about how to pay for it? Hudson Valley Community College is hosting a series of two-hour workshops explaining the financial aid process.

The free information sessions will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the college's Bulmer Telecommunications Center on the following days:

Wednesday, Nov. 30
Wednesday, Dec. 14

Members of the college's Financial Aid Office staff will be on hand to detail financial aid eligibility requirements, explain how to apply for financial aid and scholarships and answer questions.

The workshops are open to anyone interested in pursuing a college degree - not just those interested in attending Hudson Valley. High school students and adults interested in returning to college are encouraged to attend.

Contact the Financial Aid Office at (518) 629-7150 or with questions or for more information.

Andrew J. Matonak, Ed.D. Installed as Sixth President

President Matonak and Lt. Gov. Mary O. Donohue.
Andrew J. Matonak, Ed.D., a seasoned community college administrator with more than 30 years of experience in higher education, was installed on Friday, Oct. 28, as the sixth president of Hudson Valley Community College.

More than 350 faculty, staff and students, and local, county and state dignitaries, including Lt. Gov. Mary O. Donohue and State Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno, R-Brunswick, attended the installation ceremony, which formally welcomed the president and his family to the college community and the Capital Region. Matonak assumed the presidency in April 2005, after serving as president of Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, Iowa, for three years. More...

Shop - and Make a Difference

Do you plan to shop online this holiday season? Before you do, become a member of and a portion of your purchases will benefit the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation's Annual Fund.

More than 600 popular online stores - from L.L. Bean and Lands' End to Staples and Barnes & Noble - participate through Click here for more information.

The Foundation is a not-for-profit charitable corporation formed in 1983 to philanthropically support the college's mission. Gifts to the Foundation from alumni, corporations and friends are used to enhance programs, facilities and scholarship opportunities at the college.

The Annual Fund assists the college in meeting needs that might otherwise go unmet and seizing unexpected opportunities. In the past, donations to the Annual Fund have been used to enhance instructional technology, beautify the college's Troy campus and fund innovative academic initiatives.

Gifts to the Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
Click here for more information on how to make an end-of-the-year gift or call (518) 629-8012 to find out more.

Recent News

Bank of America Foundation Contributes $5,000 to Summer Programs for Children

Retiree Honored by 2005 Hispanic Heritage Month Committee

New Courses on Tap in Coming Weeks

Parents Welcome at Early Childhood Intervention Conference

Artist Christian Carson to Exhibit Paintings

Fine Arts Students Included in SUNY-wide Art Show

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
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