Archive for March 17th, 2017

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

Student promotes resilience with autobiography

Student promotes resilience with autobiography

March 17, 2017 at 11:19 am 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Creative Editor “There were plenty of times when I would feel suicidal,” said liberal arts major Elijah DeVivo about the hardships he navigated as a child. DeVivo released his autobiology, “Resilient: One Boy’s Story” in early January. Devivo used a marketing strategy to gain some early purchases. DueRead More