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Job Fair - More Than 50 Employers Attending

The Community's Job Fair
Tuesday, March 16
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
McDonough Sports Complex
Open to all Capital Region college students and the public.
List of Employers Attending and Hiring Needs

For more information about the job fair, please e-mail or call (518) 629-7326.

Credit-Free Courses

Register now for spring programs offered through Hudson Valley Community College’s Office of Community and Professional Education.

This spring’s courses span a wide range of activities - from basic watercolor and Microsoft Office basics to boating safety and personal fitness. For a complete list of credit-free courses, go to

Free Financial Aid Information Sessions

Thinking about going to college and don't know how you can pay for it?

Attend one of our upcoming information sessions:

• Thursday, April 22, 2010
• Wednesday, May 19, 2010

All sessions will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. in Bulmer Telecommunications Center (BTC) on the Hudson Valley Community College campus.

During the second hour of these sessions, you will have an opportunity to file your financial aid application online. Please make sure to bring tax returns and other financial information with you. Please contact the Mastrangelo Financial Aid Center at (518) 629-7150 with questions or for more information.

Pharmacy Technician Courses Upcoming

Interested in starting a career in the pharmacy field? Pharmacy technicians assist licensed pharmacists with tasks like labeling, and dispensing medications, along with maintaining patient profiles and performing other routine and clerical tasks.

Two courses will be starting soon in the college’s credit-free Pharmacy Technician program. Classes are online or held at the Albany Extension Center, 175 Central Avenue. Check out the schedule of upcoming offerings.

Recent Photo Galleries

Authors Liz Funk and Ryan Smithson Visit for HVCC READS 2010

Project Aware Recognition Ceremony

Fall Scholarship Reception

Choices 301 DWI Display

Stop DWI Display/Event

Summer and Fall Registration Begins Tuesday, March 16

Summer 2010 Course Bulletin Cover
Summer 2010
Three-, six- and 12-week Classes begin Monday, May 24
Three- and six-week Classes begin Tuesday, July 6

Fall 2010
Day Classes begin Monday, Aug. 30
Evening Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 7
Off-Campus Classes begin Monday, Sept. 13
Sprint Classes begin Monday, Oct. 25

For new students interested in a degree or certificate program:
Click here or call the Admissions Office at (518) 629-7309 to get started. E-mail with any questions.

For those interested in taking courses without entering a program:
Click here or call the Office of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at (518) 629-7338. You also can e-mail to make an appointment with an academic advisor.

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.

Motorcycle Rider Courses

*NEW for 2010* SCOOTERS!
We are proud to offer students the option to take the Basic RiderCourse on a scooter. If you want to ride, but just don't want to use a clutch, now you have an option! We have added a limited number of scooters to our fleet. You MUST reserve a scooter when you register for your BRC.

These are some of the most popular credit-free courses offered through the college. If you're interested, act soon! For information and to register, visit or call (518) 629-7339.

Summer Camps Available

Kids on Campus-Summer 2010Registration begins Monday, March 29

Get ready! Registration is right around the corner for the college’s summer youth program – Kids on Campus.

Camps in Athletics, Circus Theatricks, Theater Workshop, Technology Enrichment, Summer Educational Enrichment Program, and Summer Academy are held from June 28 to Aug. 20.

Check out our high quality, hands-on summer fun for kids. We look forward to seeing your child on campus this summer!

College’s Honors Students Set the Bar High

Liberal Arts Honors Students at the college enjoy a faculty-driven curriculum that leads to challenged assumptions and critical thinking. Small group discussions are at the heart of the Liberal Arts Honors experience and successful students in the program are ready for transfer to some of the country’s top four-year colleges and universities.

To find out more about the Liberal Arts Honors Advisement Track, contact Department Chair Brian Vlieg at (518) 629-7219 or

Hudson Valley Women’s Bowling Capture NJCAA National Title, Men Runner-Up

The Hudson Valley Community College women’s bowling team won the NJCAA National Championship on Saturday, March 6. The men’s team fell short of Vincennes University (IN) in the final, but beat out nine other teams for the second-place finish. The event was held at Erie Community College.

This is the second National Title that the women have won. The last was in the 1995 season. Both championships were won under hall of fame head coach, Joe Prest. More...
2009-10 Men's and Women's Bowling Team

In the News...

College Receives National Recognition for Community Service, Named to President’s Honor Roll

New Scholarship Established in Honor of Robert J. Kufs

Foundation Board Names New Members

Dental Hygiene Students Earn Scholarships

$3.4 million Grant Awarded to Support Biotechnology, Biomanufacturing Education

Enrollment Record Set with Spring 2010 Term

Schenectady Resident Promoted

$10,000 Discovery Grant Awarded

Spring 2010 Cultural Affairs Calendar of Events

College To Build $35 Million Science Center

Fall 2009 Term President's List

Fall 2009 Term Deans' List

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