Student Senate Sexual Harassment Statement

Student Senate Sexual Harassment Statement

November 8, 2016

Setodzi Avoke Staff Writer The Student Senate released an official statement condemning the politicization of sexual abuse and assault survivors, showing their empathy and support for those affected. Manik Elahi, Secretary and Trustee of the Student Senate, has proposed and passed a document representing the Student Senate’s desire to harshlyRead More

Fine Arts and Digital Media Exhibition

Fine Arts and Digital Media Exhibition

November 8, 2016

Setodzi Avoke Staff Writer The Administration Building’s Teaching Gallery is hosting the fourth annual Fine Arts and Digital Media Faculty Exhibition. The exhibit, and open to the public from Nov. 3 to Dec. 3 features painting, digital display, photography and more by Hudson Valley professors. Fine arts major, Daniel McCann,Read More

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

March 19, 2017

Jenny Caulfield Editor-in-Chief Dropping out of his four-year university to pursue his dreams, Tyler Szalkowski created what has now become one of the most popular pop-punk bands in the country. State Champs, the Albany based pop-punk band created by Szalkowski, has grown in rapid popularity since the release of theirRead More

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

March 19, 2017

Jenny Caulfield Editor-in-Chief Dropping out of his four-year university to pursue his dreams, Tyler Szalkowski created what has now become one of the most popular pop-punk bands in the country. State Champs, the Albany based pop-punk band created by Szalkowski, has grown in rapid popularity since the release of theirRead More

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

March 19, 2017

Jenny Caulfield Editor-in-Chief Dropping out of his four-year university to pursue his dreams, Tyler Szalkowski created what has now become one of the most popular pop-punk bands in the country. State Champs, the Albany based pop-punk band created by Szalkowski, has grown in rapid popularity since the release of theirRead More

Public speaking club looks to engage audience

Public speaking club looks to engage audience

November 24, 2015

Tyler McNeil Managing Editor “Everyone has something to do,” said Public Speaking Club president Joshua Dayter at the club’s first official meeting last week. Every meeting, members switch their roles in the new club from speakers to evaluators. “There’s a wide scale of exposure,” said club vice president Chad Albright.Read More

Long History of Champions

Long History of Champions

March 14, 2017

Skylar Blankenship Sports Editor The Vikings have a history of reaching championships at the national level. Hudson Valley has competed in intercollegiate athletics and has built a department of 18 men’s and women’s teams since 1953. Currently competing in the winter season are the men’s ice hockey team, men’s andRead More

You have to work with what you have

You have to work with what you have

February 22, 2016

Emily VanLeuven Staff Writer The women’s basketball team fell to Fulton-Montgomery 83-52 this past Wednesday (2/17) in their final game of the season dropping its record 1-24. Starting the game off with a winning tip, Deirdre Werner of Tamarac scored to start the team off positive. With this Hope RebeorRead More

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

March 19, 2017

Jenny Caulfield Editor-in-Chief Dropping out of his four-year university to pursue his dreams, Tyler Szalkowski created what has now become one of the most popular pop-punk bands in the country. State Champs, the Albany based pop-punk band created by Szalkowski, has grown in rapid popularity since the release of theirRead More

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

Graduate redefines Simple Existence

March 19, 2017

Jenny Caulfield Editor-in-Chief Dropping out of his four-year university to pursue his dreams, Tyler Szalkowski created what has now become one of the most popular pop-punk bands in the country. State Champs, the Albany based pop-punk band created by Szalkowski, has grown in rapid popularity since the release of theirRead More

Other News

Chuck Schumer awards local officer during event on campus

Chuck Schumer awards local officer during event on campus

March 19, 2017 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer awarded Officer Joshua Comitale with the Congressional Badge of Bravery at Hudson Valley on Feb. 23. Troy Mayor Patrick Madden, Police Chief John Tedesco, Hudson Valley President Drew Matonak and Schumer all spoke to the crowd. Congressman Paul Tonko was not ableRead More

From hopeful concept to Rockefeller’s “greatest achievement”

March 19, 2017 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer SUNY’s founders could never have expected they’d be planting a seed that would grow into the largest public university system in the U.S. One out of every three New York State high school graduates attend a SUNY school with approximately 3 million living alumni around theRead More

Board of Funeral Service Education reaccredits Mortuary Science program

Board of Funeral Service Education reaccredits Mortuary Science program

March 19, 2017 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

Hunter Wallace Staff Writer The colleges mortuary science program received re-accreditation from the American Board of Funeral Service Education in Oct. 2016. The decision to re-accredit these programs was made by the Committee on Accreditation (COA), who visited the campus in June 2016. “The visiting committee prepares an On-Site EvaluationRead More

New Cybersecurity program coming Fall 2017

March 19, 2017 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Junior Copy Editor The college will be offering an associates degree program in cybersecurity, coming Fall 2017. The security of sensitive data will have a rising demand in the increasingly internet dependent parts of government, business and private communications. According to The Global State of Information Security SurveyRead More

New $14.5 million building set to double tech program enrollment

March 17, 2017 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Anthony O’Connell News Editor CAMS Renderings 13 Hudson Valley projects enrollment within the Advanced Manufacturing Technology program to double due to the construction of the new $14.5 million Gene F. Haas Center for Advanced Manufacturing Skills. Also referred to as CAMS, the building will be constructed along South Road andRead More

Credit transfer to Albany guaranteed in 34 programs

Credit transfer to Albany guaranteed in 34 programs

March 17, 2017 at 11:45 am 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Junior Copy Editor Hudson Valley and State University of New York at Albany held a joint ceremony in recognition of their new transfer agreement. UAlbany is the most popular transfer destination for Hudson Valley students with over 240 matriculating to the institution in 2016. The agreement guarantees creditRead More

New Human resources director plans to re-energize department

New Human resources director plans to re-energize department

March 17, 2017 at 11:38 am 0 comments

Hunter Wallace Staff Writer Karen Paquette has been hired for the position of human resources director. Paquette’s position makes maintaining peace among college staff and retaining a positive public image her new responsibility. Paquette is also responsible for 1100 employees, staff and faculty. “I oversee all grievances, Title IX andRead More

Viking Child Care Center: qualified, affordable, convenient

Viking Child Care Center: qualified, affordable, convenient

March 17, 2017 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Junior Copy Editor Through the Viking Child Care Center, Hudson Valley offers parents on and off campus high quality childcare at affordable rates. Fully licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children,Read More

Students ignoring financial help opportunities

March 17, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Anthony O’Connell News Editor SUNY is pushing for greater completion of FAFSA. “Approximately 62% of our high school students complete FAFSA, we need to increase that,” said president Andrew Matonak during Hudson Valley’s All College Meeting. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It allows students to applyRead More

Bob Marley event held for Black History Month

Bob Marley event held for Black History Month

March 17, 2017 at 11:26 am 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Junior Copy Editor In recognition of of both Black History Month and Bob Marley’s birthday, Hudson Valley hosted a lecture titled “Bob Marley & the Wailers.” On Feb. 23, guest speaker Donald Hyman recounted the life, music and influence of Bob Marley, born Robert Nesta Marley. Hyman alsoRead More