News and Events

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity

Lots of Snow for This Year's Snow Sculpture Competition at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Deborah Renfrew (518) 629-7180,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

What: Yesterday’s snowstorm is a boon to the annual snow sculpture competition happening Friday, Feb. 7 at 12:30 p.m. on Hudson Valley Community College’s Campus Quad. Students will work individually or in teams to compete for three top prizes and must complete their sculptures in a half hour.

Why: This is an opportunity for students to be creative, have fun and socialize.

Where: Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy

When: 12:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7

Details: Prizes to be awarded to the three winning sculptures are gifts certificates of $200, $100 and $25, respectively, for Viking’s Cove Book Store. All participants receive a $25 certificate for Regal Cinemas.

For more information about this or other student events on the Hudson Valley campus, call the Student Activities Office at (518) 629-7348.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers 75 associate degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Educational Opportunity Center. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 13,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.