|From President Matonak's
Hudson Valley President Drew Matonak shares his
views on the importance of collaboration between higher
education and business in this month's issue of Visions, the
monthly publication of the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of
all about it ...
|Still time to register for
View the Fall 2006 credit-course
schedule and register for a class - or classes -
Day classes for the Fall 2006 semester begin
Monday, Aug. 28, and evening classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 5.
for 2006-07 academic year remains at $2,700 annually ($112
per credit) for in-state students.
You also can stop by
during our in-person registration period on the following
dates and times:
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Monday, Aug. 21
- Thursday, Aug. 24
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
9 a.m. to noon,
Saturday, Aug. 26
more information, call the Enrollment Information Center at
|Vibrant Music, Lectures
From thought-provoking lectures about violence
against women, incarceration and Cuba to jazz and classical
piano performances, Hudson Valley's Fall 2006 events are truly
Check out the entire
fall athletics season begins on Friday, Sept. 1 with men's and
women's soccer games.
out the fall
New courses in
Conversational French, Pilates, and Oriental brush painting
highlight the Fall 2006 non-credit offerings from the
of Community and Professional Education.
choose from nearly 100 courses - explore
your options today. Registration begins Wednesday, Aug. 9.
For more information, call (518)
|High-Tech Work, Big
Beginning this fall, Hudson Valley Community
College will train the clean room technicians that
computer-chip maker Advanced
Micro Devices - and any other similar businesses - needs
to be successful in this region, and further the growth of
The college's Electrical
Technology: Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology program
provides students with a combination of classroom and hands-on
The program can enroll up to 80 students;
the first class of students is scheduled to graduate in May
|Alumnus Makes Historic
Donation to Foundation|
|Gift by Robert Pratt '55
is the single-largest gift by an individual
Valley Community College Foundation recently received the
single-largest gift made by an alumnus. The $480,000 donation
will strengthen a general endowment to benefit the college and
enhance the college's Electrical
Construction and Maintenance program.
1955 graduate Robert Pratt, an AT&T retiree who lives in
Albany, donated two life insurance policies to the college,
and proceeds from the policies will be used in three ways:
historic gift was an easy decision for Pratt, a member of the
college's first graduating class: "That's where I got my
exposure to electronics... I hope some students, current or
forthcoming, will be able to use what's there," he said,
- To enhance a general endowment to benefit the college
- To establish an endowment to benefit the college's
Electrical Construction and Maintenance program ($100,000);
- To establish an endowed fund that will produce a
President's Circle-level gift to the Foundation's Annual
Fund each year in perpetuity. President's Circle gifts total
at least $1,000 annually ($20,000).
Read more about Mr.
Pratt's donation and learn how you can make a difference
in the lives of current and future Hudson Valley students
a gift to the Foundation.
|Hudson Valley Logo Graces
Clemente Fane Concrete Delivery Truck |
Hudson Valley Community College has received some
concrete support from a local business.
concrete delivery truck owned by Clemente Fane Concrete of
Albany now sports the Hudson Valley logo and the college's
tagline, "Directions for Life."
Clemente Fane President
Don Fane approached the college about the unique advertising
initiative as a way to say "thank." Fane's company, and its
sister company, Callanan Industries Inc. of Albany, employ
between 30 and 40 Hudson Valley graduates. More
|Dental Assisting is Hudson
Valley Community College's Newest Academic
Dental assistants perform a
variety of tasks in dental offices.
Beginning in the
2006-2007 academic year, the college will offer two programs,
one aimed at new students interested in entering the
profession, and the other for those who are currently working
as dental assistants. Both will be offered in an online
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