Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox
Jan07

Alumni Profile: Angelo Maddox

Angelo Maddox is an entrepreneur, boxer, and and true New Yorker. He attended Hudson Valley Community College for two years and seamlessly transferred to the University at Albany to complete a bachelor’s degree and decided to stay in the Capital City to start a retail company, Fresh and Fly Clothing. As if his entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to education is not enough, Mr. Maddox’s story is empowering; in 2013, Mayor...

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Alumni Profile: Greg Aidala
Dec17

Alumni Profile: Greg Aidala

Greg Aidala is a comedian, entrepreneur, and active community member. An upstate New York native, he attended Hudson Valley Community College and completed his four-year degree at the University at Albany immediately following. Aidala now operates Radial Gage Entertainment in Albany, NY. Aidala has performed from New York City to Los Angeles with comedians such as Colin Quinn, Nick DiPaolo, Kathleen Madigan, Charlie Murphy, Bo...

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SUNY’s Media and Communication Programs Continue to Excel
Sep19

SUNY’s Media and Communication Programs Continue to Excel

At the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 22, a SUNY professor is set to receive his second prestigious award. SUNY Purchase professor David Grill will take home a second Emmy Award for his lighting design and direction work for the Superbowl XLVII halftime show. David Grill is an assistant professor and co-coordinator of the Theatre Design/Technology Program at Purchase College. His first Emmy, also for lighting design and...

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Congratulations to Smart Scholars Class of 2013 Graduates
Jul03

Congratulations to Smart Scholars Class of 2013 Graduates

The Office of Early College Initiatives is proud to report that 98% of our Smart Scholars students are on track to graduate from high school this year. A staple function of the Smart Scholars program is that hard-working students can earn up to 60 transferrable college credits before they graduate high school. To celebrate our graduating Smart Scholars, we highlight an inaugural graduation class, a Gates Millennium Scholar and an ECHS...

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Alumni Profile: Angelo Mazzone
Mar19

Alumni Profile: Angelo Mazzone

Alumni Profiles is an ongoing series highlighting successful graduates who, with a SUNY education, achieved interesting and influential careers. Angelo Mazzone is an entrepreneur, educator, visionary, and family man.  He has taken advantage of his education at Hudson Valley Community College and Schenectady County Community College to build a hospitality empire in Upstate New York, and now gives back to the College in a handful of...

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SUNY Day 2013: Hudson Valley Community College
Feb19

SUNY Day 2013: Hudson Valley Community College

  On February 11, dozens of SUNY campuses convened at the Legislative Office Building in Albany’s Empire State Plaza to showcase their individual contributions to their communities as well as SUNY’s collective contributions. SUNY Day is an event where the public, senators, and assemblymen are all welcome to see the latest of what each SUNY campus has to offer. This year’s theme was experiential education. Generation SUNY is...

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SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation
Jan25

SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation

Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises.  From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical...

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SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation
Dec12

SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation

Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises.  From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical...

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