|Open House Set for Nov.
Register for the college's Fall
Open House, scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov.
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.
|Fall 2008 Career
The Fall 2008 issue of Career Directions
outlines new programs and profiles students who have found
For more information on how you can find
Career Directions, go to http://www.hvcc.edu/careerdirections/.
|Men’s Soccer Team Ranked
Fifth in Region III|
The Hudson Valley Community College men’s
soccer team is currently the fifth seed in the Region III
Tournament. The Vikings will travel to face Mohawk Valley
Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 28, in their first game of
the tournament. The Vikings finished the regular season
|Public Ice Skating at the
Public skating has begun, with hours from 4 to 6:15
p.m. on weekends, and noon to 2 p.m. on weekdays. 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, contact the college's skate
shop at (518) 629-4850.
Tuesday, Oct. 28
Doors open at 5 p.m.;
starts at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 29
Noon - 1
1960–LBJ vs. JFK vs. Nixon
Noon - 1 p.m.
of the Sea Theatre Presents: At the Turning of the
Thursday, Oct. 30
5 - 8 p.m.
Reception with Performance by Artists Lee Ranaldo and Leah
Friday, Oct. 31 -
Sunday, Nov. 2
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Three-Day Train the Trainer Program
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Gangs and You: The Who, What, Why and What to Do About
Thursday, Nov. 13
of Excellence Gala–Allied Health
Calendar of Events
|Credit Course Schedules Now
Registration for the Spring 2009 semester and
Intersession 2008 begins today, Oct. 27. Course schedules and
information are available online.
Intersession courses begin Monday, Dec. 22, and the
spring semester begins Monday, Jan. 12. The college offers
more than 2,000 courses, on campus, off-campus and
Not enrolled at Hudson Valley? Attend one of
our upcoming Instant
Admission Days and find out how we can help you take your
career – and life – in a whole new direction.
You'll learn more about our quality
academics and award-winning
faculty – and get accepted on the spot for the Spring 2009
semester. We'll even waive the $30 application fee. Here's the
Instant Admission Day schedule:
8 a.m. – 6
p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3
Services Center, Troy campus
Noon – 5
p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 10
Center, 175 Central Ave., Albany
8 a.m. –
6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17
Services Center, Troy campus
If you're interested
in taking a class as a non-matriculated student (one who is
not enrolled in a degree or certificate program), click
here to get started.
|Five Honored with College’s
2007 Distinguished Service Award|
Four individuals and one local hospital were
honored recently for their loyal dedication and service
to Hudson Valley Community College and to the community.
Hosted by the Hudson Valley Community College
Foundation and the college’s Alumni Association, these annual
awards identify people and businesses who distinguished
themselves because of their service to the college or the
The award winners were Paula A.
Stopera ’77; Michael J. Whalen ’73; Charles Touhey; William C.
Wolff '72; and Albany Medical Center. Click here for more information about the
event and to view the photo gallery.
|College Ready to Support AMD
Chip Fab Facility|
Earlier this month
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. announced that it plans to proceed
with plans to build a $4.6 billion chip fab plant at Luther
Forest Technology Campus in Malta, NY.
The college has
developed a close relationship with AMD officials as they have
worked on their plans for the facility in Saratoga County.
Throughout their research and planning phase, they sought
assurances that the college would be prepared to assist the
company in developing its local workforce.
college’s $13.5-million Training and Education Center for
Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alternative Renewable
Technologies (TEC-SMART) will be built in partnership with
the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
close to the AMD facility in the adjacent Saratoga Technology
Energy Park. It is anticipated that TEC-SMART will be open for
business in 2010, and will help meet AMD’s needs – as well as
the needs of the growing energy sector. It is the college’s
expectation that this facility and its programming, under the
leadership of Joe Sarubbi, will establish Hudson Valley
Community College as an international leader in the fields of
alternative energy training.
|Guitarist Pedro Cortes and
“Flamenco de Hoy” Headlines Fall Cultural Affairs
The group, formed by Pedro
Cortes Jr. (guitarist/composer) uses Flamenco as a base to
combine elements of Jazz and contemporary music to create
original compositions. Flamenco de Hoy's goal is to introduce
Flamenco as a new living art form while drawing from its
roots. Guest artist La Conja, a flamenco singer and dancer,
will also perform.
Performance is Friday, Nov.
9 at 8 p.m. in the Maureen Stapleton
Tickets are $15 for General Admission/Free
for Hudson Valley Students
Workshop with Pedro Cortes
6 – 8 p.m., Thursday,
Nov. 6 in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre
Tickets are $10 for
General Admission/Free for Hudson Valley Students (tickets are
Flamenco Dance Workshop with La
Noon – 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8 in the
Maureen Stapleton Theatre
Tickets are $10 for General
Admission/Free for Hudson Valley Students (tickets are
Call (518) 629-4TIX to purchase your tickets
today. For a list of other Cultural Affairs events, visit www.hvcc.edu/culture/events.
Valley Awarded the Environmental Stewardship
Number of Students Again Likely This Fall
Bob and Kirsten Elling Author Textbook for Paramedic
Nelson is New Chief Information Officer
Offering Online Pharmacy Technician Training
Agreement Signed With Cornell
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