Archive for March, 2015

The Madne$$ of Expansion

March 31, 2015 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

By: John C. Longton III Staff Writer The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament is held once a year for the duration of three weekends, and is the spotlight of the sports world. The Tournament is usually held in the last couple weeks of March andRead More

More players and more Talent for Softball

March 31, 2015 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

By Bobby Colla Sports Editor Hudson Valley’s softball team plays their first game on Tuesday, and their depth at each position is what head coach Christopher Mazzeo said, is their best attribute. “Right now we have eight starting positions that are pretty much locked in as ‘starters’ is how itRead More

Human Services Club hosts Jenga Tournament

Human Services Club hosts Jenga Tournament

March 31, 2015 at 8:41 pm 0 comments

By Bryce Kirk Staff Writer A Jenga tournament was held in the Siek Campus Center on Monday, Mar. 23. The afternoon event was hosted by the Human Services Club to raise awareness for the club and bring students together. In Jenga, wooden blocks are stacked to form a sturdy tower.Read More

Hundreds attend Girls in STEM event at TEC-SMART

Hundreds attend Girls in STEM event at TEC-SMART

March 31, 2015 at 8:34 pm 0 comments

  By Andrea Currie News Editor On the morning of Saturday, Mar. 28, about 200 girls in grades 4 through 8 attended the third annual Girls in STEM event at Hudson Valley’s TEC-SMART campus. Participants and their parents flocked to the atrium for registration. At 9:30 a.m., they filled theRead More

Free busing now available for summer students

Free busing now available for summer students

March 31, 2015 at 8:25 pm 0 comments

Summer students will be able to ride public transportation for free as part of the latest expansion announced in Hudson Valley’s relationship with the Capital District Transportation Authority. “It just makes sense. Some students can get a full semester done during the summer,” said Ann Carrozza, director of the FacultyRead More

Garden and flower show attracts region

Garden and flower show attracts region

March 31, 2015 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

  By Durgin McCue Staff Writer On Mar. 27 through 29, the 28th Annual Capital District Garden & Flower Show was held in the McDonough sports complex. The event ran from 11:30 to 5:00 on Friday and from 10:30 to 3:30 on Saturday and Sunday. The Capital District Garden &Read More

Four students to be recognized by SUNY for success at Hudson Valley

Four students to be recognized by SUNY for success at Hudson Valley

March 31, 2015 at 1:40 pm 0 comments

My’Asia Colon, Grace Harrison, Nathalie McNair and Alison Wimmer are scheduled to leave Empire State Plaza this Thursday with blue-and-yellow ribboned medals commemorating their success as SUNY students. The 18th Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence was granted to these senior students late last month for their accomplishments at Hudson Valley.Read More

Psychology professor discusses gender roles in the 21st century

Psychology professor discusses gender roles in the 21st century

March 31, 2015 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

By Jefri Nazri Staff Writer A workshop entitled ‘The Struggle for Equality; Gender Roles in the 21st Century’ was held on Monday, Mar. 23, as a part of the semester-long Leadership Workshop series, which features leadership skills and critical concerns. Jessica Gilbert, advisor to the Black and Latino Student Union,Read More

Student spotted watching pornography in the library

Student spotted watching pornography in the library

March 31, 2015 at 1:24 pm 0 comments

Earlier this month, sightings of a student watching pornography in the lower level of the Marvin Library spread from campus chatter to social media. According to witnesses, the student commonly attends the library between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Zach Mallard, business administration student, reported one incidentRead More

Back to no crowds for Hudson Valley Athletics

March 31, 2015 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

By Bobby Colla Sports Editor Empty stands or close to it is not unfamiliar to Hudson Valley sports. Many of the sporting events at HVCC get little to no attendance do to the fact that it’s a community college. Most of the students that go to the school commute backRead More