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Pride of our Nation exhibit returns

Pride of our Nation exhibit returns

November 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer The seventh annual “Pride of Our Nation… Pride of Our College” exhibition, a display of military photographs and memorabilia submitted by students and faculty, opened in the Marvin Library last Thursday. The exhibit features photos and artifacts of veterans who are relatives of Hudson Valley studentsRead More

New transfer agreement promises admission to Maria College

New transfer agreement promises admission to Maria College

November 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Hunter Wallace News Editor Students in Hudson Valley’s Nursing and Community Health Navigation degree programs can now consider Maria College after graduation, thanks to a new seamless transfer agreement between the two schools that was signed on Nov. 1. Those who complete either one of these associate degree program atRead More

Seasonal Affective Disorder disrupts morale at the Valley

Seasonal Affective Disorder disrupts morale at the Valley

November 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Jacob Pitts Staff Writer The gloomy winter weather is starting to hit Hudson Valley, leaving some students feeling sad, overwhelmed and fatigued. These are just a few symptoms of seasonal affective disorder. Also referred to as seasonal depression, seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, happens on a cyclical basis. Symptoms areRead More

Club Corner shut down

Club Corner shut down

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer Yellow caution tape ropes off a once-bustling area at Hudson Valley as the Club Corner is brought to a grinding halt. Director of Student Life Louis Coplin called Public Safety because students were reported to be yelling profanities. The loud and lewd behavior was attributed toRead More

President Matonak set to retire in summer 2018

President Matonak set to retire in summer 2018

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Nick Fisk Staff Writer President Andrew Matonak, known to many simply as “Drew,” is retiring from his position after 13 years of working at the college, effective Aug. 2018. “The average tenure for a community college president is about five years, and I’ve been here for 13,” Matonak said. WhileRead More

Faculty presentation prepares students for Constitutional Convention

Faculty presentation prepares students for Constitutional Convention

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Richard Decker Staff Writer “Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?” This question, raised by the New York State Board of Elections, has engrossed the nation. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, professors Robert Whitaker and Alan Joseph presented “The New York State 2017 Constitutional ConventionRead More

The Suites aren’t as sweet as expected

The Suites aren’t as sweet as expected

October 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Zoe Deno Staff Writer Students living in the College Suites apartments are being dealt more difficulties than expected. The College Suites apartments stand within walking distance of Hudson Valley Campus. The apartments were designed to house up to 286 students in 72 apartments. They serve to help make Hudson ValleyRead More

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