Archive for February 3rd, 2015

Funding for athletic complex proposed in Governor’s budget

Funding for athletic complex proposed in Governor’s budget

February 3, 2015 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief Warm and dry days bring dust kicking up with every step on Hudson Valley’s football field, and wet days bring a muddy playing surface. On the heels of a historic season, Vikings football may score a big offseason win that will add to the program’s momentum. $1.75Read More

Selma brings Civil Rights movement to life

February 3, 2015 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

X-avier Miller Staff Writer Selma in its the most purest sense serves a great reminder to everyone that, no matter how far we have come in accommodating and assimilating everyone equally and genuinely into society, we still have a long way to go. Martin Luther King (David Oyelowo) embodied peace,Read More

Hudson Valley’s government relations in full swing

Hudson Valley’s government relations in full swing

February 3, 2015 at 2:20 pm 0 comments

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief “One of the biggest responsibilities I have is maintaining the fiscal health of the college and part of that is advocating for state and local funding,” said Hudson Valley President Drew Matonak. With Governor Cuomo kicking off New York State budget season on Jan. 23, one ofRead More

Around the world and back to Troy: Linda Fessel’s life and challenges after a decade in the Navy

Around the world and back to Troy: Linda Fessel’s life and challenges after a decade in the Navy

February 3, 2015 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor Linda Fessel has traveled a path of many miles and challenges to Hudson Valley.  She is rebuilding her life around parenthood, education and faith after serving for nearly a decade in the military and two difficult marriages. “I’ve been nomadic my entire life. I’m ready toRead More

Students line up for free food

Students line up for free food

February 3, 2015 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

By Andrea Currie News Editor Hudson Valley students have several recurring opportunities to receive free food from the college. The first Free Pizza Wednesday of the semester was held on Jan. 28 in the Naked Pear Café on the ground floor of Siek Campus Center. On Friday, Jan. 30 inRead More

Hudson Valley closes twice in less than a week

Hudson Valley closes twice in less than a week

February 3, 2015 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

Tyler McNeil Creative Editor One over hyped storm on Tuesday, another fresh blanket on Friday and the biggest storm of the week on Sunday night led to the college closing twice and growing piles of snow on campus. “When I when I woke up at first I was like, ‘WhyRead More

Spring part-time job fair to be held Feb. 4-5

February 3, 2015 at 1:46 pm 0 comments

Durgin McCue Staff Writer Hudson Valley will be hosting a part-time job fair in the ground floor lobby of the Siek Campus Center on Wednesday, Feb. 4, and Thursday, Feb. 5. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day and will be open only to HudsonRead More

Executive budget presented at Hudson Valley

February 3, 2015 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief “For the past several years, Hudson Valley has been very happy to host the presentation of the executive budget,” said Hudson Valley President Drew Matonak in his introductory remarks on Friday. Governor Cuomo announced his executive budget on Jan. 23. As part of a series of regionalRead More

Hudson Valley to offer mechatronics degree this fall

February 3, 2015 at 11:52 am 0 comments

Jefri Nazri Staff Writer A new Associate in Applied Science degree in Mechatronics will be offered at Hudson Valley in Fall 2015. This 62-credit multidisciplinary program will be the first of its kind in the entire Capital Region. Mechatronics is a combination of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telecommunications engineering, controlRead More

Art on campus and club meetings among senate’s spring initiatives

Art on campus and club meetings among senate’s spring initiatives

February 3, 2015 at 11:52 am 0 comments

Pat Gareau Editor-in-Chief With a semester on the job under their belt and a more experienced team, the Student Senate and its president, Grace Harrison, are working on a new series of initiatives for the spring semester. One is to increase the presence of the arts on campus. “Coming fromRead More