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Opening January 2010! TEC-SMART

Our newest facility, TEC-SMART (Training and Education Center for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alternative and Renewable Technologies), will open January 2010. Find Out What Courses Are Being OfferedAnd check back often, classes are being added.

Find Your “Career Direction”

The latest issue of Career Directions has plenty of information, advice and encouragement if you’re thinking about returning to college, or even heading there for the first time.
Fall 2009 Career Directions

Five Honored for Distinguished Service

Since 1984, the college has honored outstanding contributions and service from those inside and outside the institution. Here’s a look at the 2009 Distinguished Service Award recipients.

Instant Admission Days

Busy? Think of our Instant Admission Day as one-stop shopping for higher education. We even waive the application fee. View a listing of upcoming dates and detailed information.

Public Ice Skating

Public skating at the Conway Ice Rink is open for the season! A trip to the ice rink is active, low cost family fun! Check out our rates and schedule.

Upcoming Events

Friday, Nov. 20-
Sunday, Nov. 22

Country Folk Art Craft Show

Saturday, Nov. 21
NCBI Workshop: Controversial Issues Process

Wednesday, Nov. 25-
Saturday, Nov. 28

Holiday - College Closed

Saturday, Nov. 28
Northeast Collegiate Duals

Tuesday, Dec. 1
How ‘Going’ Unites a Community

Thursday, Dec. 3
Artist Lecture with Thom Lail

Saturday, Dec. 5
NCBI Workshop: "Two Towns of Jasper" Film

Thursday, Dec. 10
Artist Lecture with Ann Wolf

Friday, Dec. 11
Fall Scholarship Reception

View Complete Calendar.

President Obama's Visit

President Obama
 visits with studentsPresident Barack Obama visited Hudson Valley Community College on Monday, Sept. 21, to laud the the college for taking a lead role in helping rebuild the regional economy.

The President praised the college for creating new training programs in the green technology fields – including solar panel installation, energy efficiency training and the new TEC-SMART training facility, which will be located in Malta, near the GlobalFoundries chip fabrication plant.

The President toured several technology labs and chatted with students about their studies before speaking to approximately 300 students, college staff members and local dignitaries in the college’s senior automotive lab.

Obama was accompanied by Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden. Dr. Biden is an English professor at a Washington, D.C. area community college. Read more about the President's visit, view photo galleries and watch videos of remarks by Dr. Jill Biden and President Obama at

Register Now for Spring 2010 Credit Courses

Interested in pursuing a degree or just taking a course for pleasure? Register now for the Spring 2010 semester at Hudson Valley Community College - classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 19.

    Apply for Admission
    For those interested in a degree or certificate program.

    Register for a Course
    For those interested in taking a class or two.

For general information about the enrollment process, contact the Enrollment Information Center at (518) 629-7700.

Three-Week Winter Intersession Courses Start Dec. 28

Students can choose from 11 courses offered during winter intersession in a condensed three-week format beginning Dec. 28 and running through Jan. 14. View the registration calendar and course offerings.

For more information about these courses, contact the Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development at (518) 629-7338. Register for a course by Wednesday, Dec. 23.

Football Team Earns NFC Honors; Winter Season in Swing

Oji FaganHudson Valley’s Oji Fagan earned year-end co-Coach of the Year honors from the Northeast Football Conference after his team wrapped up the regular season with a 30-24 victory over Navy Prep on Nov. 7. Several players were also honored to the NFC first and second team. Read more.

The winter season is already in full swing. Check out our basketball, ice hockey and bowling teams

Foundation Welcomes New Heritage Society Members

The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation welcomed new members to its Heritage Society, which recognizes individuals who have provided, or have made plans to provide, charitable gifts through bequests, trusts and other life income gifts.

Former college employees Anne Morgan and Marie Stasiak, along with current employee Doug Baldrey, were welcomed to the society at a dinner held Thursday, Oct. 15 at Crowne Plaza in Albany. More..

In the News...

Chinese University Delegation Visits Campus

Record Number of New, Returning and Full-time Students Attend This Fall

Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition Through Dec. 12 at Teaching Gallery

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Nearly $3.5 Million for Solar Energy Installation Training

Hudson Valley Community College, Foundation Receive $1,395,008 in Charitable Support in 2008-09

Fall Photo Galleries

Pumpkin Palooza
Pumpkin Palooza

Race Away Stigma – 5K Race and Fun Walk

Congressmen Tonko and Murphy Help Unveil New Web site

Welcome Back BBQ

Orientation Day

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