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  • Chemistry Club Webinar — all are welcome!
    - Posted on February 9, 2016
    • The first Chemistry Club meeting of the semester will be Monday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. in SCI 345.

      The agenda features a webinar from the American Chemical Society entitled “The Role of Chemistry in Global Security.”

      Also, prizes will be raffled off at the meeting. All are welcome!

       

  • Join the Foreign Language and Culture Club
    - Posted on February 9, 2016
    • All students are welcome to join the Foreign Language and Culture Club. You don’t need to be from another country or studying a foreign language. You just need the willingness to learn about other cultures and meet fellow students from around the world.

      Meetings are every Monday in Brahan 112 at 3 p.m.

      Club president for this academic year is Shreshta Kota. Join us!

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  • INSPIRE 2016 Just Act Now: Engaging in Social Justice
    - Posted on February 9, 2016
    • INSPIRE 2016 is a student led community engagement conference to be held March 11-13, 2016 at Siena College in Loudonville. Students from all over the Northeast and across the country will participate in training and dialogue about community engagement and pedagogy through workshops, networking and presentations.

      This conference will feature elective workshops blocks and tracks that will explore topics such as race relations, gender, LGBTQ, and the environment. This event is cosponsored by the Siena College Center for Academic Community Engagement and Montclair State University’s Bonner Program.

      Want more information? Visit INSPIRE 2016 or join our Facebook page! In the coming weeks, additional information will be added to our website regarding registration, lodging, transportation, etc.

      Ready to register today? Follow this link to access our registration page.

  • Great new deal at the Online Sidelines Store!
    - Posted on February 9, 2016
    • Now through Monday, Feb. 29 — 15% off all online orders of $75 or more at the Online Sidelines Store!

      Celebrate Winter Sports: 15% off any purchase of $75 or more (use promo code: SPORTS)

      Enter  coupon code SPORTS from NOW until Feb. 29
      to save 15% on purchases of $75 or more!

      WinterSports2016

  • Mindfulness Meditation on Tuesdays at noon
    - Posted on February 8, 2016
    • All are welcome to join our Mindfulness Meditation group on Tuesdays at noon in the Interfaith Prayer Room (Siek Campus Center, room 220). Participants will be introduced to the practice of Mindfulness Meditation through guided practice and group discussion. Sessions last between 10 and 20 minutes.

      Mindfulness Meditation is simply the practice of intentionally focusing your attention on the present moment, without judgement. Mindfulness meditation promotes mental and physical health. It is especially beneficial in our busy world today.

      For information, contact Cylon George in the Office of Campus Ministry at 629-7168 or c.george@hvcc.edu.

  • Ash Wednesday services
    - Posted on February 8, 2016
    • Wednesday, Feb. 10
      10 a.m. and noon

      Ash Wednesday services will be held in the Interfaith Prayer Room, Siek Campus Center, room 220.

      For information, contact Chaplain Cylon George at  629-7168 or c.george@hvcc.edu.

  • Inventor® – Introduction offered by WDI, March 8 – April 5
    - Posted on February 5, 2016
    • The Workforce Development Institute (WDI) is pleased to offer a brand new course for individuals in the field of mechanical design!

      Let us introduce you to the important aspects of Autodesk Inventor®. Learn how to produce professional-grade 3D mechanical design, documentation and product simulation tools.

      Some of the critical topics covered include:
      — Background basics, including parametric modeling, files and file management
      — Software interface, its toolbars, file types support, modeling navigation, saving and filing
      — Drawing functions such as sketches and specific features, model dimensioning, Boolean commands, basic solids from extrusion & revolution, sweeping & blending (lofting)
      — Drawing Aids, including patterns, relations and reference geometry
      — Assemblies, including mating components, inserting parts and exploded assemblies

      March 8, 2016 – April 5, 2016
      Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday evenings
      30 hours, 3 CEUs, non-credit 

      Prerequisites: Minimum 10th grade reading and math skill levels; computer skills, including navigating the Windows operating system

      Visit the WDI web site for details: Inventor®-Introduction, or call 629-7338.

  • Do you need a job? Are you transferring to a college or university? The Center for Careers and Transfer can help!
    - Posted on February 5, 2016
    • The Center for Careers and Transfer offers career and transfer services at Hudson Valley Community College.

      There are many vacant positions listed by employers throughout this area in the Online Job Bank. An example of a job posting is below.

      Schenectady County Sheriff Department will be in the Campus Center, first floor, on Tuesday, Feb. 9  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to recruit for the Correction Officer exam.

      The filing deadline is Feb. 22, 2016 and the exam date is April 9, 2016. Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or GED. Candidates must possess a valid NYS driver’s license at the time of appointment and maintain such license throughout the tenure of employment. Individuals must be a Schenectady, Albany, Montgomery, Saratoga or Schoharie County resident for at least one month before the exam.

      Visit the Online Job Bank by selecting the link on our Web page.

      Do you plan to transfer to a four year college or university?

      Students are encouraged to work with the Center for Careers and Transfer early in their career at Hudson Valley Community College. Staff counselors can advise students on transfer course selection, GPA requirements and other details that will best prepare you for transferring to the college of your choice.

      The Center for Careers and Transfer is sponsoring a Transfer Fair on Wednesday, March 9. Come to the Campus Center, first floor and speak directly with transfer counselors from over 90 colleges and universities. Visit our Web page for additional information.

      For further information, contact the Center for Careers and Transfer at (518) 629-7326 or visit the office in the Siek Campus Center, Room 290 (second floor).

  • Campus to host regional Poetry Out Loud recitation contest on Monday
    - Posted on February 4, 2016
    • Students from high schools around the region will come to campus Monday to compete in the regional Poetry Out Loud recitation competition. The public welcome to attend! In 2014, the college hosted the statewide finals for POL.

      poster-Hudson 2016

  • Deadline to use Financial Aid Bookstore Advance extended until Feb. 17
    - Posted on February 4, 2016
    • The deadline for students to use their financial aid funds in the Viking’s Cove Bookstore has been extended until close of business on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

      What can you purchase with your Bookstore Advance?
      Bookstore Advances may be used to purchase only the following items: textbooks, supplies (notebooks, pens, pencils, paper, rulers, etc.), book bags, lab materials, goggles, dissection kits, safety glasses, lab aprons, gloves, voice recorders, academically-priced software and laptops, and computer accessories.

      Bookstore Hours
      Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Enter the Entrepreneur’s Club Marketing Competition!
    - Posted on February 4, 2016
    • Hudson Valley Community College
      Marketing Competition
      Sponsored by the Entrepreneur’s Club

      Open to All!

      Can you create a new type of cookie? (You do not need to bake it.) Can you find multiple uses for a piece of paper? If you can, you should consider entering the Marketing Competition.

      When: 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17
      Where: SCI 120
      For applications or information, please contact Jodi Mather at j.mather@hvcc.edu, BRN 225 or 629-7659.

      Applications are due by Monday, Feb. 15
      to Jodi Mather in BRN 225.

      Teams of three people are given 24 hours to solve a problem and present a solution. The winning team will travel to SUNY Plattsburgh on March 3 and 4 to compete in the Free Enterprise Marathon against nine other colleges for prizes  ranging from 1st through 5th places. The winning team in Plattsburgh will receive $700!

      –At the SUNY Plattsburgh Free Enterprise Marathon, you will be given a problem to solve and have five hours to solve it. We will have two coaches who will work with you. (Past winning teams at Plattsburgh created a new Girl Scout Cookie and presented their idea to executives from Girl Scouts of America. Another team created a wine-flavored mesquite barbecue chip that was presented to entrepreneurs to expand their product line.

      If you do not have a three-person team but would like to participate, please contact Jodi Mather (j.mather@hvcc.edu). We will try to help you find a team.

  • Light up your career with training in solar power systems!
    - Posted on February 3, 2016
    • Prepare for a career in the Photovoltaic (Solar) Energy industry with the Workforce Development Institute’s PV Entry-level Photovoltaics, a 40-hour blended classroom/online or online-only training course. Learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic (PV) systems design and installation!

      WDI’s next PV class is Feb. 9 – April 5, 2016 — Tuesday evening classes plus online for the blended class OR you can take the course entirely online!

      PV-Entry Level Photovoltaics Blended Classroom/Online meets weekly in-class and online. Students also can participate in the optional Saturday morning workshop sessions.

      PV-Entry Level Photovoltaics Online-only allows the student to work at his or her own pace. Instructor support is available and students who live locally can participate in the optional Saturday morning workshop sessions.

      WDI’s PV-Entry Level Online curriculum utilizes lab videos prepared by Workforce Development Institute instructors specifically for this course. Additional course content includes narrated slide show presentations, randomized chapter quizzes, and discussion forums. An instructor is available for feedback on assignments and to discuss technical questions.

      The objective of the course is to prepare students for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Entry Level Exam.

      Prerequisites: Minimum 10th grade-level reading and math skills; previous electrical training/experience helpful.
      Tuition: $750

      View the WDI’s complete schedule at PV – Entry Level Photovoltaics (Solar Power) Blended Classroom/Online.

      For more information or to register, call 629-7338 or email workforce@hvcc.edu.

       

  • WDI offers Air Conditioning Systems Service & Repair in March
    - Posted on February 3, 2016
    • Learn the practical aspects of residential and light commercial air conditioning equipment and systems!

      This course is an in-depth study of heat transfer theory, good service and installation practices, and the use of instruments and gauges to assist in fault diagnosis. Successful students will gain entry-level skills in the field of air conditioning installation, service and repair.

      The Workforce Development Institute is offering this non-credit, evening course:

      March 31 – April 28, 2016
      Tues./Thurs. evenings
      30 hours, 3 CEUs, non-credit
      Course content includes terminology, refrigerants and refrigerant charging methods, AC system mechanical components, pressure temperature relationship, installation practices, evacuation and dehydration, mechanical system fault diagnosis, electrical fundamentals system troubleshooting and refrigerant recovery.

      Upon completion of the course, students will need to obtain the EPA 608 certification prior to working in the field.

      Prerequisites: 9th grade reading, writing and math skills and a strong interest in AC fundamentals.

      Visit the WDI website for details: Air Conditioning Systems Service & Repair.

      Call 629-7338 or email WDI@hvcc.edu for additional information or to register.

  • WDI offers AutoCAD – Basics in February
    - Posted on February 2, 2016
    • Just what is AutoCAD and how can it help you in your present or future job? Learn the fundamentals of design with AutoCAD tools and how to use them for specific design tasks.

      The Workforce Development Institute is offering this non-credit, evening course:

      AutoCAD – Basics
      Feb. 22 – March 9, 2016
      Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday evenings

      30 hours, 3 CEUs, Non-Credit

      Explore the skills needed to produce 2D drawings, create custom templates, CAD plotting and layout, advanced CAD commands and file management, block, external references and the creation of libraries, as well as how to complete complex drawings.

      Visit the HVCC/WDI website — AutoCAD – Basics — for details or call 629-7338.

  • Healthy Eating Choices by Chartwells
    - Posted on February 1, 2016
    • Stop by the Wellness Center — room 270 in the Siek Campus Center — to learn about Healthy Eating Choices with Chartwells:

      Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m.
      Wednesday, March 9 at 1 p.m.
      Thursday, April 7 at 11 a.m.

  • Mindfulness Meditation on Tuesdays at noon
    - Posted on February 1, 2016
    • All are welcome to join our Mindfulness Meditation group on Tuesdays at noon in the Interfaith Prayer Room (Siek Campus Center, room 220). Participants will be introduced to the practice of Mindfulness Meditation through guided practice and group discussion. Sessions last between 10 and 20 minutes.

      Mindfulness Meditation is simply the practice of intentionally focusing your attention on the present moment, without judgement. Mindfulness meditation promotes mental and physical health. It is especially beneficial in our busy world today.

      For information, contact Cylon George in the Office of Campus Ministry at 629-7168 or c.george@hvcc.edu.

  • “Curing Violence,” a Voices presentation, on Tuesday, Feb. 2
    - Posted on February 1, 2016
    • The Voices: A Library Lecture Series committee is pleased to present “Curing Violence” by Mr. David Elliot on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the BTC Auditorium.

      “Cure Violence” is an innovative program that addresses urban violence by treating it like a disease and stopping its spread. Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region, a local social service organization, first implemented the program in Albany and expanded it to Troy in 2014.

      In honor of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s tradition of non-violence, David Elliott, director of the Troy program, discusses the history of the Cure Violence program model, its origins and its local implementation of “Leaders Leading Troy’s Youth.” Elliott outlines the model’s goals to reduce shootings and homicides.

  • Viking Child Care Center is hiring!
    - Posted on January 29, 2016
    • The Viking Child Care Center, a nationally accredited and licensed day care center located right here on campus, has openings for substitute teachers.

      The center offers quality early education, and daily hands-on art and play experiences. It’s a great place to spend your time earning some extra cash while guiding a child’s development.

      Please call 629-4506 for information or stop in to complete an application.

  • Chinese New Year and more!
    - Posted on January 29, 2016
    • The Sono Mexican Grill will be out of service Monday, Feb. 1 through Friday, Feb. 5, as Chartwells will take the week to get a jump start on the Chinese New Year by offering a selection of authentic Chinese dishes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.

      Chinese New Year

      As a reminder, weekly specials will continue in Williams Hall.

      Williams Hall Weekly Specials

  • Part-time Job Fair is Feb. 3 and 4
    - Posted on January 29, 2016
    • The Center for Careers and Transfer is sponsoring a Part-time Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 3 and Thursday, Feb. 4. The Part-time Job Fair will be located in the Siek Campus Center, first floor, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

      All Hudson Valley Community College students are encouraged to attend both days. Visit our Web page for a listing of the more than 60 employers who will be attending the Part-time Job Fair.

      For further information, please contact the Center for Careers and Transfer at (518) 629-7326.

  • Hudson Valley had an honorable mention last year; what will happen in 2016?
    - Posted on January 29, 2016
    • juryroom

      Last year, Human Services student Melanie Hecker won Honorable Mention in the David A. Garfinkel essay contest for her paper How have the New York Courts addressed Equal Human Rights for the LGBT Community? Melanie got help from the Writing and Research Center, hunkered down and did a fabulous job.

      This year’s topic is YOU, THE JUROR: What Role Does Jury Service Play In Our Democracy? All students are encouraged to enter!  

      • 1st Prize – $1,500
      • 2nd Prize – $1,000
      • 3rd Prize – $500

      Let’s do Hudson Valley Community College proud again. It could be you.

      For more information, please see http://hvcc.libguides.com/2016garfinkelessay or contact Librarian Val Waldin, MRV 141 or v.waldin@hvcc.edu.

  • Leadership skills & critical issues workshop schedule
    - Posted on January 28, 2016
    • Please join in the leadership skills development and critical concern workshops, scheduled for 3 to 4 pm on Mondays in Campus Center, room 150.

      Lead.Educate.Achieve.Develop@Hudson Valley Community College (LEAD@HVCC) is a student leadership project offered by the Student Activities Office and Student Senate.

      Below is the schedule of workshops for February.
      Monday, Feb. 1
      “Setting Priorities-Managing Your Time” — Alfredo Balarin, assistant director, Student Life

      Monday, Feb. 8
      “Fine Dining Etiquette” — Dr. Etiquette

      Monday, Feb. 22
      ” ‘Talk the Talk:’ How to Adopt An Academic Voice”
      —  Marlo Daniels, Center for Academic Engagement

      Monday, Feb. 29
      “Emotional Wellness” — Larry Ellis, associate director, Wellness Center (This workshop will be held in Wellness Center, Siek Campus Center, 2nd floor.)

      For more information, please contact the Student Activities Office at 629-7348.

  • Human Services Club meeting Monday, Feb. 1
    - Posted on January 28, 2016
    • The Human Services Club needs your ideas!
      Monday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m.
      Brahan 109

      Refreshments will be served!

  • Hudson Valley students intern at virtual reality start up
    - Posted on January 27, 2016
  • Labyrinth walk today, Jan. 27, 9 a.m. to noon
    - Posted on January 27, 2016
    • Need a few minutes for refreshment and renewal?

      Come walk the Labyrinth today between 9 a.m. to noon in room 204 of the Siek Campus Center.

      Refreshments provided.

      For more information, contact Chaplain Cylon George at 629-7168 or c.george@hvcc.edu.

      Cosponsored by the Campus Ministry and the Wellness Center.

  • FREE motorcycle information sessions on Saturday, Jan. 30 or Feb. 27
    - Posted on January 25, 2016
    • Join representatives of the Capital Area Motorcycling School for a FREE, informal session about the motorcycle classes offered at Hudson Valley Community College.

      During this information session, you’ll have an opportunity to ask questions about the motorcycle classes and learn valuable information. A motorcycle simulator will be available.

      Pre-registration through the Office of Community and Professional Education (629-7339) is helpful, but not required.

      Choose from Saturday, Jan. 30 from 9 to 11 a.m. OR Saturday, Feb. 27 from 9 to 11 a.m. Both sessions will be held in BTC Meeting Room 1.

       

  • “Curing Violence,” a Voices presentation
    - Posted on January 25, 2016
    • The Voices: A Library Lecture Series committee is pleased to present “Curing Violence” by Mr. David Elliot on Tuesday, Feb. 2 from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the BTC Auditorium.

      “Cure Violence” is an innovative program that addresses urban violence by treating it like a disease and stopping its spread. Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region, a local social service organization, first implemented the program in Albany and expanded it to Troy in 2014.

      In honor of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s tradition of non-violence, David Elliott, director of the Troy program, discusses the history of the Cure Violence program model, its origins and its local implementation of “Leaders Leading Troy’s Youth.” Elliott outlines the model’s goals to reduce shootings and homicides.

  • Williams Hall, we heard you!
    - Posted on January 25, 2016
    • We Heard You Students!

      In order to improve the variety available at the Williams Hall Cafe, Chartwells has set up a selection of daily specials. Please click on the link below to see what specials will be offered over the next few weeks. Also, be sure to check us out on Twitter (@Chartwells_HVCC) for more updates and specials.

      Williams Hall Weekly Specials

  • Mindfulness Meditation on Tuesdays at noon
    - Posted on January 25, 2016
    • All are welcome to join our Mindfulness Meditation group on Tuesdays at noon in the Interfaith Prayer Room (Siek Campus Center, room 220). Participants will be introduced to the practice of Mindfulness Meditation through guided practice and group discussion. Sessions last between 10 and 20 minutes.

      Mindfulness Meditation is simply the practice of intentionally focusing your attention on the present moment, without judgement. Mindfulness meditation promotes mental and physical health. It is especially beneficial in our busy world today.

      For information, contact Cylon George in the Office of Campus Ministry at 629-7168 or c.george@hvcc.edu.

  • Animal Outreach Club meeting Monday, Jan. 25!
    - Posted on January 25, 2016
  • 5th annual Community Sports Day!
    - Posted on January 25, 2016
    • The campus community is encouraged to come out and support a triple-header slate of Viking intercollegiate athletic competition on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the McDonough Sports Complex.

      The action begins at noon when the women’s basketball team tips-off against cross-region rival Schenectady County Community College.

      At 1 p.m., the men’s hockey team faces-off against Broome Community College, followed by the men’s basketball game at 3 p.m. against Schenectady.

      The afternoon will include gift giveaways, free refreshments, music, and contests for the fans during half-time and intermission of all three games.

      Come out and support the home teams!

      For more information please contact the Student Activities Office at 629-7348.

       

  • Scholarships available for Fall 2016
    - Posted on January 25, 2016
    • The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation is offering scholarships to students continuing their studies in the 2016-17 academic year. A list of available scholarships can be found at www.hvcc.edu/scholarships.

      Current students must apply using our online application process. To apply online, please follow these steps:

      Login to WIReD (www.hvcc.edu/wired).
      Click on “Enrollment, Financial Aid, Student Accounts and Student Services” tab.
      Click on “Financial Aid” link.
      Click on “Foundation Scholarships.”

      Before applying, please keep in mind:

      Many scholarships require submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please be sure your FAFSA is on file before applying for scholarships.

      The application process requires one 250-word essay describing your educational and vocational objectives. This essay is used for all scholarships for which you apply – there is no need to write separate essays for each scholarship.

      Please apply for all scholarships that are listed for you even if a secondary message screen indicates you may not be eligible for that particular scholarship.

      The application deadline is Friday, March 25, 2016.

      If you have questions, please e-mail scholarships@hvcc.edu.

  • Off-campus seats still available in ENGL 101, ENGL 102 & ENGL 125
    - Posted on January 21, 2016
    • The English, Foreign Languages, and English as a Second Language Department still has seats available off campus in the following English courses for Sprign 2016:

      CRN 30183 — ENGL 101 – English Comp I
      Wednesday: 6 to 9:20 p.m. at 175 Central Ave., Albany      Instructor: P. Lynch

      CRN 34630 — ENGL 101 – English Comp I
      Tuesday & Thursday: 10:30 to 11:55 a.m. at TEC-Smart, Malta
      Instructor: M.J. Downey

      CRN 36502 — ENGL 102 – English Comp II
      Tuesday: 2:30 to 3:50 p.m. & Thursday: 2:30 to 4:20 p.m.
      at 175 Central Ave., Albany
      Instructor: D. Ely

      CRN 37043 — ENGL 125 – Public Speaking
      Wednesday: 6 to 9:20 p.m. at Shenendehowa High School,
      Clifton Park
      Instructor: J. Sperber

      Thank you,
      Kris Lewis
      Technical Assistant
      BRN 035A
      629-7385

       

  • Transportation commissioner brings Governor’s message to campus today (Jan. 21) at 9:30 a.m.
    - Posted on January 21, 2016
    • President Drew Matonak is pleased to announce

      Matt Driscoll
      Commissioner of the New York State
      Department of Transportation

       discusses Governor Andrew Cuomo’s
      2016 Executive Budget and State of the State address

      9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21
      Room 204, Siek Campus Center

      All are welcome to attend.

  • Spring 2016 Sports Complex recreation schedule
    - Posted on January 19, 2016
    • PLEASE NOTE: The McDonough Sports Complex, McDonough Fitness Room, and Racquetball Courts have a mandatory registration procedure that must be completed prior to utilization of these facilities. Registration will take place in the Fitness Room.

      A picture ID is required for access to all recreational facilities.

      McDonough Fitness Room and Racquetball Courts

      Jan. 25 – May 12, 2016
      Mornings: Monday – Friday 6 – 8 a.m.
      Afternoons:
      Fitness Room
      Mondays  2 – 6 p.m.
      Tuesdays  2 – 6 p.m.
      Wednesdays  2 – 6 p.m.
      Thursdays  2 – 6 p.m.
      Fridays  2 – 6 p.m.
      Racquetball Courts
      Mondays  2 – 6 p.m.
      Tuesdays  2 – 6 p.m.
      Wednesdays  4 – 6 p.m.
      Thursdays  2 – 6 p.m.
      Fridays 2 – 6 p.m.

      Individuals utilizing the racquetball courts MUST supply their own equipment. Protective eyewear is mandatory.

      Open Gym
      Mondays Only, 2 – 4 p.m.

      Ice Skating (through March 6, 2016)
      Monday – Friday, Noon – 2 p.m.
      Saturday and Sunday, 4 – 6:15 p.m.

      Ice Skating Fees

      • Free – Current Hudson Valley students with valid ID (skate rental additional)
      • $ 3 – Adults
      • $ 2 – Children under 12 years, Hudson Valley faculty/staff, Hudson Valley alumni (proof required)
      • $ 3 – Skate rental
      • $ 5 – Skate Sharpening

      QUESTIONS? – Contact the Office of Institutional Services and Events at (518) 629-4824.

  • Mindfulness Meditation on Tuesdays at noon
    - Posted on January 18, 2016
    • All are welcome to join our Mindfulness Meditation group on Tuesdays at noon in the Interfaith Prayer Room (Siek Campus Center, room 220). Participants will be introduced to the practice of Mindfulness Meditation through guided practice and group discussion. Sessions last between 10 and 20 minutes.

      Mindfulness Meditation is simply the practice of intentionally focusing your attention on the present moment, without judgement. Mindfulness meditation promotes mental and physical health. It is especially beneficial in our busy world today.

      For information, contact Cylon George in the Office of Campus Ministry at 629-7168 or c.george@hvcc.edu.

  • Marvin Library to offer full access to NYTimes.com
    - Posted on January 15, 2016
    • The Dwight Marvin Library is very pleased to announce the purchase of full access to NYTimes.com for Hudson Valley Community College students and employees for a trial period during spring 2016 semester.

      Access is on a “pass basis” with a one day duration.
      25 passes per day are available.
      To activate your account, please follow these easy steps:
      (1) Visit nytimes.com/passes. You will be prompted to create a free NYTimes.com account using your Hudson Valley Community College email address. You also will be prompted to create your own password and specify whether you are a staff member or student.
      (2) After this, check your email inbox for a confirmation message. Click on the link in your confirmation message to validate your email address. This is a one time set up requirement.
      (3) After setting up an account, you can go directly to NYTimes.com.
      (4) Your access pass to the NYTimes.com will last for 24 hours after you log in. To claim a new pass after your current session expires or to view your pass expiration time stamp at any time, again visit NYTimes.com/passes. Please log out when not in use to allow pass access to others.

      Now you can enjoy seamless, full access to NYTimes.com, INYT.com and NYT mobile apps from any location, on or off campus, just by logging into your NYTimes.com account. You may also download NYTimes mobile apps at nytimes.com/mobile.

      Go ahead, give it a try! We would appreciate your feedback and welcome you to contact us with questions or comments.
      Happy reading!

      NYTimes

       

       

  • Attention: Ms. Dorrough’s clinical group
    - Posted on January 15, 2016
    • For Students in Ms. Dorrough’s clinical group at Ellis Hospital (Tuesday & Thursday):

      Please meet in cafeteria at 7 a.m. on the first day of clinical in full Hudson Valley Community College uniform according to the college’s dress code.

      Please bring your CPR card, health forms, verification of flu shot and immunization records.

      If you have any questions please email me: j.dorrough@hvcc.edu.

      Students on the Nott Street Campus are required to park at the Hillside lot (located only a mile from campus) and to utilize the shuttle service which runs between the lot and campus every seven minutes. The shuttle service begins running at 5:15 a.m. and ends at 9 p.m. For shuttle service after 9 p.m., report to security for a ride to the lot.

      Directions: Right on Balltown Rd/Rt 146,  left on Providence Ave, right on Hillside Rd and Right into parking lot.

       

       

       

  • Bookstore extended hours: Spring 2016 semester
    - Posted on January 15, 2016
    • Extended hours at the Viking’s Cove Bookstore

      Saturday, Jan. 16
      9 a.m. – noon

      Monday, Jan. 18
      8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

      Tuesday, Jan. 19
      8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Wednesday, Jan. 20
      8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Thursday, Jan. 21
      8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Friday, Jan. 22
      8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

      Saturday, Jan. 23
      9 a.m. – noon

      Monday, Jan. 25
      8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Tuesday, Jan. 26
      8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Wednesday, Jan. 27
      8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Thursday, Jan. 28
      8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

      Friday, Jan. 29
      8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Join the newspaper
    - Posted on January 14, 2016
    • The Hudsonian, the official student newspaper of Hudson Valley Community College, holds its business meeting every Monday at 2 p.m. in ADM 107.

      All  students interested in writing news, covering sports, or taking photos are welcome to attend. For more information, please contact Rachel Bornn, adviser, at r.bornn@hvcc.edu. Visit the Hudsonian website at www.thehudsonian.org.

  • Attention: Mrs. Perrault’s St. Mary’s clinical students
    - Posted on January 12, 2016
    • Laura Perrault’s clinical group (Thursdays from 4 to 11 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital):

      Please meet me by the cafeteria at 4 p.m. on the first day of clinical in your full Hudson Valley Community College uniform according to the college’s dress code.

      Please bring your CPR card, health forms, verification of flu shot and immunization records. You will need to complete the St. Peter’s Health Partners (located in the document section of my academic department).

      Don’t hesitate to e-mail me at l.perrault@hvcc.edu with any questions.

      Mrs. Perrault

  • Seats still available in ENGL 092, ENGL 110, ENGL 125, ENGL 137, ENGL 202, ENGL 230 for Spring
    - Posted on January 8, 2016
    • The English, Foreign Languages, and English as a Second Language Department still has seats available in the following English classes for spring 2016.

      CRN 35643
      ENGL 092 – English Fundamentals I
      Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9-9:50 a.m.
      Instructor: E. Roy

      CRN 36581
      ENGL 110 – Technical Communication
      Tuesday: 2-2:50 p.m. and Thursday: 1-2:50pm
      Instructor: R. Bornn

      CRN 32430
      ENGL 125 – Public Speaking
      Monday: 9-10:50am and Thursday: 10-10:50 a.m.
      Instructor: S. Chatterji

      CRN 36872
      ENGL 137 – Writing for the Media
      Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10-10:50 a.m.
      Instructor: R. Bornn

      CRN 30086
      ENGL 202 – English Literature II
      Monday, Tuesday and Friday: 10-10:50 a.m.
      Instructor: M. Evans

      CRN 34375
      ENGL 230 – Multicultural Perspectives in Literature
      Tuesday: 12-12:50 p.m., and Thursday and Friday: 11-11:50 a.m.
      Instructor: M. Mulholland

      Thank you,

      Kris Lewis
      Technical Assistant
      BRN 035A
      629-7385

  • At the Viking’s Cove Bookstore: financial aid, “Pre-pack” ordering and extended hours for Spring 2016
    - Posted on January 6, 2016
  • Scheduled maintenance for the college’s website (www.hvcc.edu) on Friday, Jan. 8
    - Posted on January 5, 2016
    • ITS will be performing server maintenance on the college’s website (www.hvcc.edu) on Friday, Jan. 8 from 6 to 7 a.m.

      Intermittent downtime of the website may be experienced during the maintenance window. This maintenance will not affect other systems, such as WIReD, MyHudsonValley Portal/Blackboard and e-mail.

      Thank you,

      Information Technology Services (ITS)
      www.hvcc.edu/its

  • Seats Available in English Literature II for Spring
    - Posted on January 4, 2016
    • The English, Foreign Languages and English as a Second Language Department has seats available in English Literature II for spring 2016:

      CRN 30086 (ENGL 202) – Monday, Tuesday and Friday:  10 – 10:50 a.m. – Instructor:  M. Evans

      Thank you,

      Kris Lewis, Technical Assistant, EFL Dept., BRN 035A, 629-7385

       

       

       

  • Open for Spring 2016: Italian Language & Culture I & II (evening sections)
    - Posted on January 4, 2016
    • The English, Foreign Languages, and English as a Second Language Department has opened evening sections of Italian Language and Culture I and Italian Language and Culture II for spring 2016.

      CRN 33132 (ITAL 100)
      Tuesday: 6 – 8:50 p.m.
      Instructor: TBA

      CRN 36506 (ITAL 101)
      Wednesday: 6 – 8:50 p.m.
      Instructor: TBA

      Thank you,
      Kris Lewis
      Technical Assistant
      EFL Dept., BRN 035A
      629-7385

  • Additional section of American Sign Language & Deaf Culture I open for spring
    - Posted on January 4, 2016
    • The English, Foreign Languages, and English as a Second Language Department has opened an additional section of American Sign Language and Deaf Culture I for spring 2016.

      CRN 36908 (ASLN 100)
      Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 3 to 3:50 p.m.
      Instructor:  J. Armstrong

      Thank you,

      Kris Lewis
      Technical Assistant
      BRN 035A
      629-7385

       

       

       

  • End-of-season sale at the Hudson Valley online store!
    - Posted on December 28, 2015
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  • Empties for Animals pick-up schedule over Intersession
    - Posted on December 18, 2015
    • The Animal Outreach Club will do its best to monitor Empties for Animals bins over the intersession break. Regular pick ups will resume Monday, Jan. 11.

      If you spot a full bin, please send me an e-mail at v.waldin@hvcc.edu and I will make sure it is cleared before Jan. 11.

      Empties bins are in the following locations:
      Administration Building
      Brahan Hall
      Bulmer Telecommunications Center
      Campus Center
      Fitzgibbons (near parking garage walkway)
      Higbee
      Marvin Library
      Science Center

      Thank you so much for your continued support!
      Happy Holidays!

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  • College’s holiday message features Viking Child Care children
    - Posted on December 18, 2015
    • This year’s holiday message features the children and staff of the college’s Viking Child Care Center and the song “Let There be Peace on Earth,” written by Jill Jackson Miller and Sy Miller.

      Piano accompaniment by Cylon George, campus chaplain.

General News Releases and Media Advisories

"Dr. Etiquette" Returns to Hudson Valley Community College for Dining Etiquette Workshops

United Group to Purchase Land, Develop Student Housing Near Hudson Valley Community College

Monika Sosnowski and Carlos Loret de Mola to Exhibit Photography at Hudson Valley Community College's Teaching Gallery in February

Statement from President Matonak on SUNY Advocacy Campaign

College Names Lori Q. Purcell as Chair of Mortuary Science Department

Fall 2015 Dean's List Announced

Fall 2015 President's List Announced

Crafts, Computers and Creative Retirement Classes Return as Registration Begins for Winter/Spring Credit Free Classes

Hudson Valley Community College Offers New Academic Program in Health and Wellness Studies

Hudson Valley Community College Ranked as a “Military Friendly” School By G.I. Jobs Magazine

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Athletic News Releases

Women's Basketball Falls to North Country

Men's Basketball Holds Off North Country

Women's Basketball Loses to North Country

Men's Basketball Defeats North Country

Men's & Women's Bowling Results at Schenectady Invitational

Men's & Women's Bowling Results at Boulevard Bowl Invitational

Women's Basketball Downed by Clinton

Men's Basketball Blows Out Clinton

Ice Hockey Slips Past Hawks

Women's Basketball Loses to Orange

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Upcoming Events

Feb 10 - Transfer Advisor Visit: SUNY Oswego

Feb 10 - Transfer Information Table: SUNY Oswego

Feb 10 - Intramural Sports: Hockey Toss

Feb 11 - Meditation Thursdays

Feb 11 - Transfer Advisor Visit: SUNY Oneonta

Feb 11 - Artist Discussion with Monika Sosnowski

Feb 11 - In This Place: Monika Sosnowski & Carlos Loret De Mola Opening Reception

Feb 12 - Transfer Advisor Visit: University at Albany

Feb 12 - Jacqueline Wright and Paul Quigley: Works by Beaser and Pujol

Feb 15 - Animal Outreach Club Meeting

Feb 15 - Marvin Library Book Group

Feb 15 - The Hudsonian Business Meeting

Feb 15 - Academic Senate Meeting

Feb 15 - Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities Awards Ceremony

Feb 16 - Recruiter on Campus: US Air Force

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Upcoming Athletic Events

Feb 10 @ 5 p.m. Men's Basketball (Home)

Feb 13 @ 1 p.m. Women's Basketball

Feb 13 @ 3 p.m. Men's Basketball

Feb 13 @ 7:30 p.m. Men's Ice Hockey (Home)

Feb 14 @ 3 p.m. Men's Ice Hockey

Feb 14 @ 9 a.m. Bowling

Feb 17 @ 5 p.m. Women's Basketball (Home)

Feb 17 @ 7 p.m. Men's Basketball (Home)

Feb 19 @ 9 p.m. Men's Ice Hockey

Feb 23 @ TBA Men's Basketball

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