Bring in Spring with Welcome Week

Hunter Wallace
News Editor

Our break may be over, but the fun and festivities still live on at Hudson Valley!

Every semester, the college holds Welcome Week, an event sponsored by Student Activities, where each day is filled with a variety of events including free food, music, games and more. All events offer a chance for students to mingle, have fun and ease into the new semester.
Tuesday is a day of free food.

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 9:30 a.m., students can enjoy a complimentary breakfast consisting of assorted pastries and whole fruit at Williams Hall and the Siek Campus Center Lobby.

From noon to 1 p.m., hot chocolate and assorted cookies will be offered at the Siek Campus Center Lobby. Between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., coffee and assorted cookies can be found at the Siek Campus Center Lobby, Science Center and Williams Hall.

Wednesday is all about music and food.

From 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., students can find a free breakfast of assorted pastries and whole fruit at Williams Hall and the Siek Campus Center Lobby. Beginning at 11:30 a.m. and ending at 1:30 p.m.

Students can experience DJ Cool Cat, games and karaoke at the Siek Campus Center Lobby. Starting at noon, hot chocolate and assorted cookies will be offered to everyone at the Siek Campus Center Lobby until 1 p.m. From 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., students can drink coffee and eat assorted cookies at the Siek Campus Center Lobby, Science Center and Williams Hall.

Thursday wraps up Welcome Week this semester with a focus on music, food and fun.

From 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., students can enjoy caricatures, games and DJ Cool Cat in the Siek Campus Center Lobby. Finally, Welcome Week concludes with an offering of penne with chicken, penne marinara, cookies and beverages from noon to 1 p.m. in the Siek Campus Center Lobby.

Let’s not forget that the close of Welcome Week does not mean the fun is over. Hudson Valley is a diverse campus that offers much to experience, and it is how you decide to spend your time here that affects such experiences. With that, good luck to all this semester!

An abbreviated breakdown of events for this semester’s Welcome Week celebration can be found below:

Tuesday, Jan. 16: Breakfast, Cookies and Coffee

8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. — Free Breakfast (Assorted Pastries and Whole Fruit)
at Williams Hall and Siek Campus Center Lobby
Noon to 1 p.m. — Hot Chocolate and Assorted Cookies at Siek Campus Center Lobby
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Coffee and Assorted Cookies at Siek Campus Center Lobby, Science Center and Williams Hall

Wednesday, Jan. 17: Music and Food

8:30 to 9:30 a.m. — Free Breakfast (Assorted Pastries and Whole Fruit) at Siek Campus Center Lobby and Williams Hall
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — DJ Cool Cat, Games and Karaoke at Siek Campus Center Lobby
Noon to 1 p.m. — Pizza and Beverages at Siek Campus Center Lobby
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Coffee and Assorted Cookies at Siek Campus Center Lobby, Science Center and Williams Hall

Thursday, Jan. 18: Music, Fun and Food

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — DJ Cool Cat, Caricatures and Games at Siek Campus Center Lobby
Noon to 1 p.m. — Penne with Chicken, Penne Marinara, Cookies and Beverages at Siek Campus Center Lobby
For more information on Welcome Week, contact Student Activities by phone at (518) 629-7348, by email at studentactivities@hvcc.edu or in person at Siek Campus Center, Room 210.

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