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Employee Giving

The commitment and passion of Hudson Valley's faculty and staff are a great part of what makes this a true community college. We all believe in and support higher education, and we know that many students need additional support both inside and outside of the classroom to succeed. One excellent way to help these students get the help they need is through donations to the college's Employee Giving Campaign.

Where does your gift go? Donations to the Employee Campaign are part of the Hudson Valley Community College Annual Fund, unless directed otherwise. Every penny raised from the employee campaign will be directly applied to college initiatives.

Past initiatives have included:

  • scholarships for students at Hudson Valley Community College;
  • the purchase of Caldecott Medal winning books for the Early Childhood Education program;
  • pedestal maps and recycling bins;
  • sound equipment for the Maureen Stapleton Theatre and;
  • emergency assistance to students in crisis.

Make a Contribution
Please join us in contributing to this year's Employee Giving Campaign. You may give through a payroll deduction or by making a one-time gift. Print out the form, fill it out, send it in. Or, make your gift online below.

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Please note: You will be directed to our secure online giving page.

Donor survey
At the conclusion of the Employee Campaign, all employee donors will be surveyed to see where you would suggest the monies raised be spent.

Employees Who Give

Erin Hatter"No two students have the same journey through college. Some may jump in as full-time students and complete their studies in two years. However, more and more we are seeing students who may take longer because they are juggling their coursework, family and work obligations.

Not only are these students struggling with questions like "How will I find time to write my English Comp paper due tomorrow?" but also, "How will I afford to feed and get diapers for my child tonight?"

Fortunately, with the help of financial aid and scholarships, some of that financial burden can be alleviated. In my role as the Chairperson of the WE@HVCC Scholarship Committee, I saw firsthand how scholarships can make a difference in a student's life. Education is so important.

The inability to pay for school should never be what stands in the way of our students. Please help to make their journeys a little easier." - Erin Hatter

John Heiser"Hudson Valley students come from all walks of life. Many of them have had to face much more challenging circumstances than you and I, as Hudson Valley employees, might have. The students that come here are what make our jobs possible. Scholarship assistance through the Foundation can often be the lynchpin that enables a student to come to Hudson Valley when they otherwise may not be able to attend college at all. Please help support our students, especially at this time when enrollment is so critical.

Personally, I'm giving in memory of Bette Frisino. For many years, Bette worked behind the scenes, implementing Banner technology processes that have improved the college enrollment process for students, faculty and staff. She was a Merit Award winner and Chancellor's Award winner, and also served as the college Registrar for many years.

If you choose designate your gift to the newly-established Bette Frisino scholarship fund, the Non-Teaching Professional Association at Hudson Valley will match your donation up to the first $12,500 donated in her name." - John Heiser

Lisa Van Wie"Students set goals and face challenges – including personal responsibilities, time and finances – in seeking an education. A scholarship is a way for donors to pay forward the value of an education. In the case of the new Bette Frisino scholarship fund, it's also an excellent way to honor a woman who spent her entire career in higher education as a student advocate.

A scholarship eases a student's financial burden, but perhaps more importantly, it recognizes the efforts and accomplishments of the student recipient. A scholarship is appreciated beyond measure by its recipients, and the importance of "paying it forward" through the support of scholarship programs can't be overstated." - Lisa Van Wie