Sep 212017
 Posted by on September 21, 2017

The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation named local businessman Peter Marx the 2017 recipient of its Outstanding Philanthropist Award. Marx received the award during the college’s annual Leadership Donor Reception on Sept. 14 at the Franklin Plaza Rooftop Terrace in Troy.

Ready more about the award and the event in the Troy Record.

Sep 182017
 Posted by on September 18, 2017

Skip Dickstein, veteran photographer for the Times Union, captured photographs of Wassa Pan Afrika’s performance Sept. 15 performance in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre. Click here to view the slide show.

The African dance and drumming ensemble’s second appearance at Hudson Valley Community College was presented free to all by the Cultural Affairs Program.

Aug 302017
 Posted by on August 30, 2017

Fatima Bey, who teaches sewing courses through the Office of Community and Professional Education, is featured in the most recent edition of Clifton Park Neighbors Magazine. Please click here to access the article.

Fatima will be teaching Sewing 101 and Learn to Do Your Own Alterations this semester.

For more information about these courses or any other Community Education course, please visit

Aug 232017
 Posted by on August 23, 2017

Hollan Bonjukian, a veteran fitness instructor for the college’s Community and Professional Education program, is among the Capital Region’s top trainers, according to a survey conducted by the Times Union.

Earlier this summer, the newspaper asked readers for top trainer recommendations and received an overwhelming response. The published result is limited to trainers who received two or more nominations.

Please click here to read more and see a photograph of Hollan.

Her course offerings include Metabolic Blast Bootcamp, Core Camp, Pilates for Runners, Senior S.T.R.O.N.G., Barbarian Sandbag Blast and Metabolic Makeover. Her newest classes — Fat-Burning Salad Dressings, Fat-Burning Sweets and Fat Loss Fritters — utilize the college’s new kitchen classroom.

The full schedule of Fall 2017 Community and Professional Education courses now is available.

Aug 072017
 Posted by on August 7, 2017

Two Hudson Valley Community College students competed in a national competition sponsored by the Coalition of Community College Architecture Programs. Read this article in the Times Union for more details.

Aug 032017
 Posted by on August 3, 2017

Please click here to read a Times Union article about Alexandra Guiterrez Vega, an immigrant worker in Saratoga Springs, who documents her life and the lives of other immigrants with photographs.

Ms. Guiterrez Vega’s photographs will be exhibited in the Marvin Library Learning Commons from Oct. 10 through Nov. 3, 2017.


Jul 242017
 Posted by on July 24, 2017

A preliminary water tasting competition was part of the Taste of Malta event held July 18 at TEC-SMART to benefit the Ballston Spa Partnership for Innovation in Education Fund.

The winning Clifton Park Water Authority advances to the level of competition that culminates at the New York State Fair in Syracuse.

Read more in The Saratogian.