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Skating Hours Extended

The college is offering extended public skating hours in the Robert M. Conway Ice Rink this week.

The skating rink will be open this week through Friday, Feb. 23, from noon to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6:15 p.m. each day. The rink also will be open from 4 to 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25. More ...

Clock Tower Named in Memory of Dr. Frank Morgan

A clock tower being planned for the Hudson Valley campus has been named in memory of Dr. Frank J. Morgan Jr., one of the college's most distinguished and beloved professors.

This summer, the 30-foot clock tower will be placed between the Guenther Enrollment Services Center and the Bulmer Telecommunications Center. The black, metal structure will be completed in August, serving as a visible reminder of Dr. Morgan, who died in 2000.

"It's such a fitting memorial because he always had time for everyone," said Anne Morgan, Dr. Morgan's widow. "Students always came to him for help because he was very honest and compassionate and they knew he had their best interest at heart."

Mrs. Morgan, in partnership with the Keepers of the Flame, an associate of the college's retired faculty, administration and staff members, and the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation, is leading fund-raising efforts toward the clock's purchase and placement. More ...

To honor Dr. Morgan's memory by making a gift toward this project, visit and click on "Dr. Frank J. Morgan Clock Tower" or call the Foundation for more information: (518) 629-8012.

Instant Admission Days,
Financial Aid Workshops
Slated for the Spring

Hudson Valley will host a series of Instant Admission Days and Financial Aid Workshops this spring.

Instant Admission Day Schedule

Financial Aid Workshops

For more information, contact the Admissions Office at (518) 629-7309 or and the Financial Aid Office at (518) 629-7150 or

Catch the Vikings in Action

Check out the schedule of upcoming games and other campus events.

Save the Date

Summer, Fall registration begins Monday, March 26

Mark your calendars today: registration for Summer Sessions and the Fall 2007 semester begins on Monday, March 26. We will let you know as soon as class schedules are posted on the Web, but in the interim:

Hudson Valley offers three-, six- and 12-week long Summer Sessions, beginning Monday, May 21, and Monday, July 2. Get ahead on your studies - or get in gear and try something new. Summer registration calendar.

New programs on tap for Fall

The Fall 2007 semester begins Monday, Aug. 27. Enroll in an associate's degree or certificate program - including new programs in Biological Sciences, Criminal Investigation, Dental Assisting, and Photovoltaic Installation - or take a class or two to expand your horizons or enhance your skills. Fall registration calendar.

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Named
Class of 2007 to be honored in April

Hudson Valley Community College will induct four men and three women into its Athletic Hall of Fame at a banquet in April.

Five former student-athletes - football notables Tim Brown '92 and Kelly Raber '81, tennis star Maria Gutierrez '99, three-sport standout Kris (Bowles) Roach '94 and softball and soccer player Amy (Barnhart) Rodwell '90 - and two long-time advocates for Hudson Valley athletics - Physical Education Professor and former coach Tom Rogan, and former college President John Buono - will be inducted.

The Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 1979 to recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to Hudson Valley athletics. There are currently 51 members of the Hall of Fame, and the last class was inducted in 2003, as part of the college's 50th anniversary celebration.

This year's induction ceremony is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in the McDonough Sports Complex on the Hudson Valley campus. More ...

Liz Murray: From Homeless to Harvard

Liz Murray shares her inspirational story of growing up under the shadow of two drug-addicted parents who she began supporting at age 10.

Homeless at age 15, after the death of her mother, Murray paints the picture of how she overcame incredible odds to finish high school in just two years while living on the streets and was subsequently awarded a full scholarship to Harvard University.

Murray's free lecture - scheduled for 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 15, in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre - is presented by the college's Culture Affairs Program.

More Spring 2007 events ...

Civic-Minded Workshop on Tap This Month

Hudson Valley's inaugural Citizens' Academy, a monthly interactive education program, continues on Wednesday, Feb. 28, with "Learning for All: Educational Opportunities."

Based on a similar program offered in Syracuse, the Citizens' Academy is a way to engage citizens in their communities. Each monthly session focuses on a different key subject and features representatives from local government and community organizations and the chance for an open dialogue.

This month's program begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center on the Hudson Valley campus. For more information or to register, contact Kim McMann at 629-7871 or

In the News .

Author William Kennedy to Discuss "Ironweed" at Hudson Valley Community College

Capital District Educational Opportunity Center Offers Practice GED Testing

Citizens Bank Senior Vice President Named to College Board of Trustees

Fall 2006 President's List

Fall 2006 Deans' List

Register Now for Community and Workforce Development Courses

Students Excel on Riello Certification Exam

Spring 2007 Cultural Affairs Calendar Listings

Foundation Awards More than $79,000 in Scholarships to 97 Students

Student Receives $5,000 Scholarship to Study in Dominican Republic

NBT Bank Donates $5,000 to Benefit College in the High School Program

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