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Hudson Valley's Class of 2008 - approximately
1,800 students - was the largest graduating class in the
history of the college. They came from around the world –
Sudan, Turkey, Korea, Bangladesh and Israel – and from towns
and cities around the Capital Region.
About half of all
2008 graduates will transfer on to institutions such as The
University at Albany, Siena and The College of Saint Rose.
They also will attend The School of the Art Institute of
Chicago, Brigham Young University, and Rochester Institute of
Technology, to name a few.
Check out the college's
Commencement press release and photo gallery.
|Golf for a Good
today for the 14th Annual Hudson Valley Community College
Foundation U.W. Marx, Inc. Golf Classic, which is scheduled
for Monday, July 21, at The Country Club of
Proceeds from the event benefit the Foundation's
Annual Fund, which assists the college in meeting unmet needs
and seizing unexpected opportunities.
In the past, golf
classic proceeds have funded scholarships, technology
enhancement, campus beautification and special programs for
|Vikings Honored for
Excellence, On and Off the Field|
Justin Gallo and Brenna Mereness were named Hudson
Valley Community College's most outstanding male and female
athletes of the year at the annual athletic
Gallo was presented with the Thomas Cahill
Memorial Award, given each year to Hudson Valley's top male
athlete. A Business Administration graduate, Gallo leaves
Hudson Valley second on the school's all-time list in scoring
with 1,148 points.
Mereness was presented with the
Lester Higbee Memorial Award, given each year to Hudson
Valley's top female athlete. A key performer for the Lady
Vikings this season, she helped the team to an 11-6-1 record
and a semifinal appearance in the NJCAA Region III Tournament.
The 11 wins were the most for the team in 14
Several other student-athletes were honored at
the college's recent athletic banquet. More
Students Honored With Chancellor's Award for Student
Wins New York State Law Day Writing Contest
Recognized by Governor's Office
Honored for Energy Efficiency Training Program
Foundation Board Names New Leadership
Hygiene Professional Achievement Ceremony
Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony
Reservations: An Evening with Anthony
|Marc Freedman, one of the
Nation's Leading Thinkers and Writers on the Boomer Generation
to Give Keynote Address|
|Conference to Address the Changing Needs of
America's Aging Population|
On Wednesday, June 4, 2008, Marc
Freedman, one of the nation's leading thinkers on
opportunities presented by the aging of America, will discuss
the growing phenomenon of "encore" careers, which combine
continued income, new meaning and a significant contribution
to the greater good. His is also the author of Encore:
Finding Work that Matters in the Second Half of Life.
About the Conference:
conference, Careers and Education for the Second Half of
Life, will discuss how baby boomers are changing the way
we view retirement. Topics will include options for second
careers in areas like education, health care, the nonprofit
sector and government as well as opportunities for baby
boomers to effect social change by giving back to their
Baby boomers who want to learn more about
options for careers and education in the second half of life.
Employers, policymakers, educators, human resource
professionals interested in the baby boomer
For more information visit www.hvcc.edu/worklearn
or call (518) 629-7339.
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 2008 semester,
which begins Monday, Aug. 25.
You can meet with
admissions and financial aid counselors, and we'll even waive
the $30 application fee! More
Enrollment Services Center
- 8 a.m. to
June 25, 2008
July 16, 2008
175 Central Ave.,
- Noon to 5
May 28, 2008
July 2, 2008
July 23, 2008
information, please call the Admissions Office at (518)
629-7309 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Soccer Camp, Defensive Driving and
offerings on tap for summer|
something for everyone this summer at Hudson Valley Community
Check out the Summer
Academy offerings – from Chinese to SAT prep – and Kids
Camps schedules for the 18 and under set, as well as a
variety of skill
and career building courses and personal enrichment
classes for adults, too.
And if you're interested in taking a
credit course or courses, there's still time to register for
the three- and six-week Summer Sessions that begin on Monday,
June 30, and the Fall 2008 semester, which begins Monday, Aug.
For more information about the Summer
Academy, Kids Camps or credit-free courses, contact the Office
of Community and Professional Education at (518)
For more information about credit courses or
workforce development offerings, call the Office of Continuing
Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development at (518)
|Alumni Night at the Tri-City
Reconnect with old friends – and make some new ones –
when the Hudson
Valley Community College Alumni Association hosts an
alumni night at the Tri-City
ValleyCats game on Sunday, July 20.
Game time is 5
p.m. at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on the Hudson Valley
campus where the 'Cats will take on the Class A affiliate
of the Boston Red Sox - The Lowell Spinners.
Admission is $8,
and includes a premium ticket to the game, a meal voucher for
a hot dog and soda; entry for special alumni giveaways; and an
Alumni Association baseball (given to the first 500
registered) and decal.
Contact the Alumni
office at (518) 629-8012 or email@example.com for more
|High School Juniors, Seniors
a Jump Start on College this
High school juniors and seniors from 25 school
districts throughout the Capital Region can earn college
credit this summer at South Colonie, Maple Hill and Troy high
The classes, offered through Hudson Valley's
in the High School program, run for six weeks, beginning
Monday, June 30 through Friday, Aug. 8. Students must register
by Thursday, June 19.
Courses cost $37 per credit.
Students will earn Hudson Valley credit for the courses;
credits earned also are transferable to most four-year
colleges and universities.
For more information,
students can contact their local high school guidance office
or call Hudson Valley's Office of School Programs at (518)
|Make a Gift, Honor a Hudson
Looking for a special way to honor the achievements
of a Class of 2008 graduate – or recognize the accomplishments
of your favorite Hudson Valley alum? Consider making a gift to
the college's Annual
Fund in his or her honor.
Your thoughtful gift will
help support other students who will follow in your favorite
graduate's footsteps. Read
more about the Class of 2008.
Past gifts to the
Annual Fund have provided scholarships for students, funded
new equipment and technology on campus and supported campus
improvement projects. Last fiscal year, the Annual Fund raised
more than $267,000 to support these college
All donations, in any amount, are welcomed
and appreciated. You can even make
your gift online.
For more information about
supporting the Annual Fund or the work of the Hudson Valley
Community College Foundation, contact Dan Lanka at (518)
629-7736 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Faculty, Staff Honored for
Maria Palmara, Ph.D.|
Seven faculty and
staff members at Hudson Valley have been recognized for
excellence in teaching and professional
Medical Imaging Department Chairperson Jeanne
Kelleher, English, Foreign Languages and English as a Second Language Department Chairperson Maria Palmara, Ph.D., and
Marilyn Shapiro, the coordinator of program development and
research at the Capital District Educational Opportunity
Center have been named recipients of the prestigious State
University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence for
Carolyn Antonucci, Assistant Professor Sushmita Chatterji,
Associate Professor Linda Desnoyers and Assistant Professor
Sandra Wimmer have been recognized with the President's Award
for Excellence in Teaching. More...
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dynamic, student-centered, comprehensive, and accessible educational
opportunities that address the diverse needs of the community.
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