College Extends Recruitment Outreach to Caribbean, Costa Rica this Fall

October 8, 2019

The college continues efforts to expand international student recruitment and partnerships with educational entities around the globe.

Barbados and Trinidad

Coordinator for International Student Services Dr. Jay Deitchman and Admissions Counselor Elise Chan will be on a student recruitment trip on the islands of Barbados and Trinidad, Oct 9-17.

The duo will represent Hudson Valley at college fairs in both countries. While in Trinidad, they will be visiting various high schools, to meet with students and administrators, to discuss how Hudson Valley can help students reach their educational goals.

If you would like to meet with the college representatives while they are in Barbados or Trinidad, contact Dr. Jay Deitchman at

Costa Rica

President Roger Ramsammy and a delegation of academic and administrative leaders have been invited to visit Costa Rica this November.

The delegation, which includes members of the college’s School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), will be engaged in recruitment activities and meet with representatives from business and industry, as well as educational entities, to discuss avenues of collaboration.

President Ramsammy, STEM Dean Dr. Jonathan Ashdown and Interim Department Chair of Automotive, Manufacturing and Electrical Engineering, George Raneri, have also been asked to present at the country’s Automotive Congress.

President Ramsammy has been asked to offer remarks during the opening of the Automotive Congress. Dr. Ashdown and Raneri also will speak at the event.

If you would like to meet with members of the delegation while they are in Costa Rica, please contact Dr. Deitchman at

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