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Hudson Valley Community College

80 Vandenburgh Avenue

Siek Campus Center

Troy, NY 12180

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8:15-9:00 Registration—Bulmer Telecommunications Center (BTC) Lobby

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Sign in and receive Welcome Package ( BCDI will staff a registration table)

9:10-9:25 Welcome/Acknowledgements—BTC Auditorium

  • Title: Envision Your Future at HVCC

9:30-10:30 Preparation: Sessions 1 (pick oone)

How are my classes linked to my college education?
For Grades 7 and 8, Meeting Room 1
Facilitators: Barry Walston, BCDI
A discussion on how course, grades, study habits, learning skills and work ethic will have an impact on the type of high school and college student you will be.

Selecting a Major: What do I want to do, who do I want to be?
For grades 9 and 10, Meeting Room 2
Facilitators: Orville Abrahams and Anzala Alonzie, YMCA
Discussion on how hobbies and interests can help determine what college program you choose and what career path you take.

Next Steps: High School graduation to new student orientation
Grades 11 and 12, Meeting Room 3
Facilitator: John Graham, SUNY Central
Discussion on preparing seniors for the mental and emotional transformation for what can be a time of anxiety, insecurities, peer and parental pressures

Everything you wanted to know about the college admission process
Parents of Students in grades 7 , 8 , 9 , and 10: Auditorium
Facilitators: Christina Roberts, ALH and Sean Brown, Make-a-Play
Parents of Students in grades 11 and 12: Need a location
Facilitators: (tentatively) Kyle Harris, HESC and Mark Bobb-Semple, Albany Promise/University at Albany
Discussion on the admission process and procedures, fiscal planning, types of financial aid, loans, scholarships; deadlines on when to apply, income criteria, and alternate payment plans (lines of credit). Providing a conducive learning environment.

10:30-11:30 Transformation: Sessions 2 (pick one)

Student Life
For Grades 7 and 8, Meeting Room 1
Facilitators: Yolanda Caldwell, LPP and Anzala Alozie, YMCA
Discussion on the importance of extra-curricular activities, athletics, volunteering, leadership development and character education.

Taking the Courses, Earning the Grade
For grades 9 and 10, Meeting Room 2
Facilitators: HVCC Staff
Discussion on how hobbies and interests can help determine what college program you choose and what career path you take.

The Process
Grades 11 and 12, Meeting Room 3
Facilitator: HVCC Staff
Discussion on the admission application, financial application, deadlines. All seniors will complete the admission application and begin the financial aid process.

Transitioning to College
Grades 12, Need a location
Facilitator: Proposed HVCC EOP Staff
Discussion (need a description)

We want you too!
Parents of Students in grades 7 , 8 , 9 , and 10: Auditorium
Facilitators: HVCC Staff
Discussion on degree and/or certificate programs for parents looking to begin and/or resume the educational pursuits to develop and/or enhance their marketability.

Student Athletes: What Parents need to know!
Parents of students in grades 11 and 12: Need a location
Facilitators: (tentatively) Sean Brown, Make-a-Play and Mark Bobb-Semple, Albany Promise/University at Albany
Discussion (this needs a description)

11:45-12:45 Lunch/Student Panel: Student Voices, Student Experiences
Facilitator: David Graham, Office of the Albany County District Attorney
Select student leaders will share their learning experiences, support services, expectations and share why they chose to begin their education at Hudson Valley Community College

1:00-2:00 Campus Tours
Automotive Technical Services, Dental Hygiene Clinic, Art Gallery, Electrical Construction & Maintenance, McDonough Sports Complex, Outdoor Athletic Learning Center

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80 Vandenburgh Avenue

Siek Campus Center

Troy, NY 12180

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