This Week on Campus
Information Contact: Office of Communications and Marketing, (518) 629-8071
All events are at Hudson Valley Community College (80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy) and are free, unless otherwise noted. Please refer to the college's Calendar of Events for more information.
Monday, Oct. 17
Veteran Benefits Advisor
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wellness Center, Siek Campus Center, suite 270
An accredited Veterans Benefits Advisor from the New York State Division of Veterans Affairs is available. Stop by the Wellness Center or call (518) 629-7320 to make an appointment for assistance with any state or federal veteran benefits including but not limited to: GI Bill, vocational rehabilitation, compensation and pension, VA healthcare, survivor’s benefits, home loan guaranty, review of discharge, burial. If you are unsure of your eligibility or whether a program may benefit you, please take the time to stop by.
VOYA Knowledge Night at the EOC
5 to 7 p.m., Capital District Educational Opportunity Center, 431 River Street, Troy
The EOC offers tuition-free academic and workforce development opportunities to disadvantaged and educationally under-prepared New York residents 16 years and older. This presentation, sponsored by Voices of Youth Advisors (VOYA), will include all programs and services that the EOC has to offer, support systems within the school, as well as touch on Financial Aid/FASFA, scholarships, and how to apply to both colleges and the EOC. Dinner will be provided to registered participants. (Register at www.surveymonkey.com/r/VOYAEOC.) Information contact: Elijah Fagan-Solis, (518) 432-0333 ext. 19
Tuesday, Oct. 18
Heart Beatz: Therapeutic Drumming
11 to 11:50 a.m., Wellness Center, Siek Campus Center, room 270
An open-to-all therapeutic drumming group that offers an outlet for rhythmic expression.
No obligation: Participate at your convenience! Equipment provided; no experience necessary. Presented by the Wellness Center.
Thursday, Oct. 20
Game Day: Pumpkin Ring Toss
1 to 2 p.m., in front of the Siek Campus Center
Presented by the Student Activities Office, 629-7348.