|Hudson Valley Makes National
Hudson Valley Community College made national news
The college was featured in a front-page
article in The New York Times about 24-credit hour programs, which allow students
to attend college without having graduated from high school.
The article, titled "Can't Complete High School? Go
Right Along to College," can be found on the Education
page of the paper's Web site.
Two other national
media outlets - Fox News television and Washington Post Radio - followed up on the
article by interviewing Mary Claire Bauer, the college's
Thinking about going to college this fall? Stop by
Hudson Valley Community College's upcoming Instant Admission
Days and be accepted on the spot for the Fall 2006 semester,
which begins Monday, Aug. 28.
You can meet with
admissions and financial aid counselors, and we'll even waive
the $30 application fee! More
for the 2006-07 year for students who are residents of New
York State will remain at $2,700, the same rate as this year.
8 a.m. to 6
Guenther Enrollment Services Center
Wednesday, July 12
175 Central Ave., Albany
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.,
Wednesday, June 28
2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July
|Golden Globes donates $1,000
Foreign Press Association, the organization of Los
Angeles-based journalists working for overseas publications
that sponsors the annual Golden Globes ceremony, has donated
$1,000 to the Hudson
Valley Community College Foundation in memory of actress
Maureen Stapleton, who was honored in 1971 with a Golden Globe
for her role in "Airport." More
Lady Vikings softball team finished the 2006
campaign with a 30-10 record, the team's 20th consecutive
winning season. The team also reached another milestone -
hitting the 30-win mark for only the second time in the
program's history (37-9 in 2002).
The baseball team's
season came to a close with a 4-3 loss at Herkimer County
Community College in the opening
round of the Region III Tournament.
also honored its outstanding
student-athletes at its annual athletic banquet last
Get ahead - and get a
Using the summer to
get ahead on your degree - or to try something new or to
advance your career - is a smart move.
limited-edition "Learning. Not Sunburning."
But if you need
another incentive to take a credit
course or two - enroll in a Summer Session class at Hudson
Valley Community College and get a free
T-shirt. Sizes and quantities are limited.
and six-week sessions begin Monday, July 3, and courses are
offered in everything from Accounting
Science and Web
Page Design and Management. If you know someone interested
in taking a credit course, forward them this e-newsletter, or
use the handy "Send this newsletter to a friend"
Still time to register for kids' summer
camps, workforce development courses
There's also time to register your child for a
camp or one of the college's new Summer
Academy courses. Contact the Office
of Community and Professional Education at (518) 629-7339
for more information.
The Workforce Development
Institute also is offering courses
for the summer. For more information, call (518)
|Steel Bridge Team
Participates in National Competition|
first-place award for bridge "stiffness"
A bridge designed and constructed by students from
Hudson Valley's Civil
Engineering Technology program won first place for
"stiffness" in the National
Student Steel Bridge competition, which is sponsored
annually by the American Society of Civil Engineers and
American Institute for Steel Construction.
This is the
first time that a Hudson Valley team placed first in one of
the competition's six major subcategories. In addition to
stiffness, the categories are: construction speed, lightness,
aesthetics, economy and efficiency.
Valley finished 20th out of the 45 teams that participated in
the competition. This was the third consecutive year that a
Hudson Valley bridge team - composed of students in
Professor George Limbrunner's Bridge Design class this past
semester - participated in the competition, which was held
over Memorial Day weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah.
team participated in the national competition after placing
third in a regional competition held in April at the Rochester
Institute of Technology.
|Congratulations, Class of
Class of 2006 was one of the college's largest
classes ever, with approximately 1,700 students graduating
with associate degrees and certificates from the college's
four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial
Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and
Check out Graduation
... What's Next and Graduates
get to work in abundance to read about some of those
You also can check out the college's
release and photo
|Campus Center Renovation
extensive, $8 million renovation
of the 32-year-old Raymond H. Siek Campus Center has been
The interior of the building has been
overhauled and updated, with the second floor featuring a new
food court and dining area, complete with wireless Internet
access. The building's slate fašade has been replaced with
glass, which also lends an airy, open and updated feel to the
Other renovations include a coffee bar with
a comfortable, living room-inspired seating area on the first
floor and a new lobby for the Maureen Stapleton Theatre. The
building's redesign was handled by the Troy-based
architectural firm Architecture
Plus in partnership with Saratoga Associates.
re-dedication ceremony is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Thursday,
Sept. 28, 2006, in the Campus Center.
|Five receive Chancellor's
Award for Excellence|
Five faculty and staff members have been named
recipients of the prestigious SUNY Chancellor's Award for
Excellence for 2006. Instituted in 1972 by the State
University of New York, the Chancellor's Award recognizes
exceptional contributions to the university by dedicated
professionals. Since its inception, 93 faculty and staff
members have received the Chancellor's Award.
year's recipients - Associate Professor Thomas Lail, Associate
Professor Robert Matthews, Nursing Department Chairperson
Dicey O'Malley, College Registrar Kathleen Petley and
Associate Professor Doris Schoonmaker - were honored at the
college's 22nd annual Faculty Honors Convocation held last
month in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. More
Five Class of
2006 graduates also received the Chancellor's
Award for Student Excellence, and Assistant
Professor Rachel Jorden received the President's Award for
Excellence in Teaching.
Valley Community College Foundation Awards More Than $50,000
in Scholarships to 48 Students
District Educational Opportunity Center Offers GED Preparation
and Business Classes
Control" Motorcycle Author to Speak at Hudson Valley Community
College June 1
Sessions for Engineering Technician Training Program Coming
Soon to Hudson Valley
Greenbush Resident Named Department Chair for Math/Science and
Valley Community College Students Help Build Home for Habitat
for Humanity of Schenectady County
Bank Foundation Donates $10,000 to Benefit Hudson Valley's
College in the High School Program
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
Toll-free: (877) 325-HVCC