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02/03/2015
Snow Sculpture Competitors Have Lots to Work with at Hudson Valley Community College This Year

CONTACT: Deborah Renfrew (518) 629-7180, d.renfrew@hvcc.edu
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

What: The newly fallen snow provides a wide open canvas for the annual snow sculpture competition taking place Wednesday, Feb 4 at 1 p.m. on Hudson Valley Community College’s Campus Quad. Students will work individually or in teams to compete for three top prizes and will have half an hour to complete their sculptures.

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

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

When: 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 4

Details: Prizes to be awarded to the three winning sculptures are gift certificates of $100, $50 and $25, respectively, for Viking’s Cove Book Store. All participants receive a movie ticket to 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.