Welcome Week plans include fun under the sun

Hunter Wallace
News Editor

Welcome Week 2017

Monday, Aug. 28: Fun Day Monday
Fun Day Monday begins at 8:30 a.m., with breakfast (assorted pastries and whole fruit) in the Siek Campus Center and Williams Hall, until 9:30 a.m. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., students can listen to karaoke by DJ Cool Cat and visit a senate table by the veteran’s memorial, to learn about clubs, trips and other senate-sponsored activities. Following that, students can meet campus leaders during an open Student Senate meeting in the Siek Campus Center lobby from 2-3 p.m. Chips and dip will be served.
*Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center Lobby

Assimilating at Hudson Valley is made easier with the annual Welcome Week festivities in full swing.Photo by: Mikey Bryant

Assimilating at Hudson Valley is made easier with the annual Welcome Week festivities in full swing.

Tuesday, Aug. 29: Welcome Back BBQ Day
Breakfast (see above) will again be served from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Siek Campus Center and Williams Hall. From 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., students can attend the “Welcome Back BBQ” in the Student Pavilion. Here, they can enjoy games, have caricatures drawn and eat barbecue chicken, corn on the cob, macaroni salad, cookies, brownies, cotton candy and snow cones, all while listening to jazz by “Art D’Echo Trio.”
*Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Ice Ring

Wednesday, Aug. 30: Group Fair Day
From 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., students can visit the clock tower to meet campus club leaders and advisors, enjoy snow cones, see a balloon artist in action, pick up a pedometer step counter, and dance to the sounds of Erin Harkes Band. Pizza, pasta salad, cookies and beverages will be served.
*Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center Lobby

Thursday, Aug. 31: Sport Challenge Day
Starting at 11:30 a.m., students can visit the Siek Campus Center to participate in the “Basketball Coach Free Throw Competition” and “Football Coach Quarterback Challenge,” compete at Kan Jam, receive free sports accessories, watch or play in the open volleyball game and play whiffle ball with Hudson Valley College President Drew Matonak. Students can also enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, cookies, cotton candy, snow cones and beverages, while listening to world jazz by “Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius and Heard.” Finally, students can watch “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” which will play at the Maureen Stapleton Theatre, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
*Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Ice Ring

Friday, Sept. 1: Ice Cream Sundae on Friday
This year’s Welcome Week concludes at the Marvin Library. Students who arrive here between 11 a.m. – noon can make their own ice cream sundaes. Eli Hetko & The Five Mile String Band will be playing American roots music from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. With that, Welcome Week 2017 officially commences.
*Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center Lobby

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