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Art, Film, Music and Lectures

The Cultural Affairs program encompasses a wide range of events, including lectures, concerts, theater and dance performances, and visual arts exhibitions throughout the year.

View the entire schedule of Fall events.

Open House Set for Saturday, Nov. 15

Register for the college's Fall Open House, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15 at 9 a.m.

This event gives prospective students the chance to learn about individual academic programs as well as the college's many academic and student support services.
Around Campus

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Sept. 13
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 14
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Country Folk Art Craft Show

Saturday, Sept. 13
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
NCBI-Welcoming Diversity

Monday, Sept. 15
11 a.m. - Noon
Lecture: Echoes: A Return to Vietnam, Part I

Thursday, Sept. 18
Noon - 1 p.m.
The Brian Patneaude Quartet-Jazz

Thursday, Sept. 18
3 - 6 p.m.
Artist Talk and Reception with Summer McCorkle

Wednesday, Sept. 24
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fall 2008 Transfer Fair

Thursday, Sept. 25
Film: Daughters of Wisdom

Saturday, Sept. 27
1 p.m.
Film: Sittin' on a Million

Tuesday, Sept. 30
9 a.m.
Film: Sittin' on a Million

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Homecoming Weekend for Alumni, Students and the Community

Homecoming Weekend will be held Friday, Oct. 3 and Saturday, Oct. 4. The weekend features homecoming favorites, as well as the beginning of new traditions. All Homecoming events are open to the public, so invite your family and friends!

Schedule of Events
Friday, Oct. 3
7:30 p.m. Movie Night at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium
Saturday, Oct. 4
8:30 a.m. Annual Hudson Valley Community College Alumni Race
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Classes without Quizzes
1 p.m. Homecoming Football Game
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Carnival
5 p.m. Murder Mystery Dinner

For more detailed information on events, or to register for the movie, alumni race and murder mystery dinner, visit or call (518) 629-8030.

Fall Credit-Free Courses

Fall 2008 Community and Professional
 Education Brochure CoverNew courses offered this fall by the Office of Community and Professional Education cover a wide variety of topics and include "Beginning and Intermediate Pocket Billiards," "Kids Karate," "UFO Studies," "Everything You Wanted to Know About Ghosts...," and "Writing Your Family History."

Programs in interior decorating, floral arrangement, photography, financial planning, guitar playing, yoga and ice skating are just a few of the many other popular courses also being offered this year.

For a complete list of offerings, go to For more information, call (518) 629-7339.

Public Ice Skating at the Conway Ice Rink

Public skating begins on Saturday, Oct. 4, with hours from 4 to 6:15 p.m. on weekends, and Noon to 2 p.m. on weekdays.

Free Admission for Opening Weekend
Saturday, Oct. 4
Sunday, Oct. 5
4 6:15 p.m.

At other times, admission is $3 for adults, $2 for anyone age 17 and under, $2 for senior citizens, and free for current Hudson Valley students. Discounted group rates for 10 or more people also are available. Skate rentals are $3. Helmet rentals are $1. Skate sharpening is $4 per pair.

Public skating will continue through Sunday, March 8, 2009. For more information, visit the Conway Ice Rink's Web site at

Action Packed Season So Far for the Vikings

FootballThe fall sports teams at Hudson Valley Community College are busy in action. The men's soccer team maintained its perfect record (4-0) with a 4-1 victory over North Country Community College. At Herkimer County Community College, the women's soccer team dropped its first game of the season, 2-0 leaving its overall record at 2-1. The women's cross-country team participated in the Saint Rose Invitational.

The women's volleyball team went undefeated in pool play with victories over Fulton Montgomery (2-1), Monroe (2-1), and Delhi (2-0) before dropping a 2-1 decision to Adirondack at the Mohawk Valley Invitational.

Both the women's tennis team and the football team suffered their first setbacks of the season. Women's tennis (0-1) fell to Broome Community College 9-0 in Troy, while the football team (0-1) dropped a close decision to Army Prep in West Point, 19-13.

View the Fall Sports Schedules

In the News...

Hudson Valley To Host Oct. 1 Symposium on Anxiety and Stress in Children

Louise Bradford is Named Director of Advancement Services and Donor Relations

Kristan Pelletier is First Woman to be Named Assistant Athletic Director

Rensselaer County Legislature Approves College Budget

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
(518) 629-HVCC Toll-free: (877) 325-HVCC

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