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New chair of Building Technology uses love of learning to lead

New chair of Building Technology uses love of learning to lead

October 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Hunter Wallace News Editor “Technology is constantly evolving and we have to keep growing and learning with it to remain relevant in today’s world,” said new chair of the Building Systems Technology Department Brittany Slingerland-Kitterman. In her new position, Slingerland-Kitterman will oversee six degree and certificate programs, including Clean EnergyRead More

How can students make money on campus?

How can students make money on campus?

October 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jacob Pitts Staff Writer Students of all interests and personalities have the potential to make money and get involved on campus. Whether you’d enjoy tutoring in the Marvin Library’s Learning Assistance Center or giving campus tours, odds are you can find a way to contribute that adheres to your classRead More

Newly-instated nursing chair seeks to innovate program

Newly-instated nursing chair seeks to innovate program

October 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Editor-in-Chief “I think we have to look at Nursing a little differently now because of the way that healthcare has changed,” said newly-instated chair of the nursing department, Martha Desmond. Desmond, a member of the Hudson Valley nursing faculty for ten years, was recently instated as chair ofRead More

Athletic department recognized for volunteer work

Athletic department recognized for volunteer work

October 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Skylar Blankenship Sports Editor “It’s important to give back to the community that supports us, on and off the field, each and every day”, said sophomore computer science major Niko Culnan, an offensive lineman for the men’s football team. The Hudson Valley Athletics Department clearly echoes this sentiment, as theRead More

Animal Outreach Club: Change starts at Hudson Valley

Animal Outreach Club: Change starts at Hudson Valley

October 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Emmy Farstad Copy Editor Hudson Valley’s Animal Outreach Club welcomes renowned wildlife photographer Jo-Anne McArthur, while also assisting animals affected by the recent hurricane devastation. On Thursday Oct. 7, McArthur will be presenting her award-winning project, “We Animals,” to interested members of the HVCC community and public alike. The seminarRead More

All College meeting addressed Hudson Valley’s efforts

September 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Hunter Wallace News Editor During the semi-annual All College Meeting that was held last week, President Drew Matonak addressed students and faculty on the state of the college and revealed ideas past and present. The meeting began with Matonak welcoming Student Senate President Nathanael Savasta and then Vice President ThomasRead More

Helpful or hurtful: Students discuss the impact of the Excelsior Scholarship

Helpful or hurtful: Students discuss the impact of the Excelsior Scholarship

September 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Editor-in-Chief “I definitely think the scholarship helps students,” said Individual Studies Student Morgan Trotta. “I’m using it right now and it’s definitely reduced so much of the cost. I know that going to school isn’t going to put me in further debt that I won’t be able toRead More

New Chaplain aims to collaborate with the student body

New Chaplain aims to collaborate with the student body

September 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Julio Rodriguez Editor-in-Chief Michelle Thivierge joins Hudson Valley as the new campus chaplain and seeks to establish collaboration with both the college and the student body. Thivierge realized her calling to work in ministry after she studied English in college and developed a sensitivity toward social justice. “In college, IRead More

Utica-based artist opens exhibition on campus

Utica-based artist opens exhibition on campus

September 20, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Grace Sgambettera Staff Writer The work of Utica-based artist Jonathan Kirk went on display last Friday at Hudson Valley, in a new sculpture exhibit entitled “Studio Maquettes.” The British-born sculptor hosted an artist talk in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center on Friday afternoon, where he described his background as an artist,Read More

Community mourns student death and injury

Community mourns student death and injury

May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Setodzi Avoke Copy Editor On April 25, at 9:19 A.M., ECM major, and classmate to us all at Hudson Valley, Logan Penzabene, 18, passed away in a motor vehicle accident. Penzabene and long time friend and classmate Matthew Hamilton, 18, were returning home from classes when a flatbed truck collidedRead More