2016 Hudson Data Jam Competition

Making data "sing" through creative expression

Now in its third year, the Hudson Data Jam Competition challenges students to creatively tell stories for a general audience using data from the Hudson River watershed.

Registration for 2016 is closed.

Hudson Data Jam Awards Showcase

Hudson Data Jam Awards Showcase

You're invited!                     


Saturday, June 18,  2 - 4 p.m.
  Join us for the Hudson Data Jam Awards Showcase. This is a family-friendly event, so bring the kids! 

View Hudson River data-based artwork, animations, music and more created by students from New York City to Albany.

Arrive early to browse projects, meet with students, and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award!  Awards ceremony and pronouncement of winners will begin promptly at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Marist College Student Center, 3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie, New York. Parking: James J. McCann Recreational Center. Donnelly Lot, and Sheahan Hall parking lots (all in directions below).


Marist campus map

Modified from Marist College's detailed campus map
event location and parking map

Getting There


*These directions have been adapted from the Marist College website. For more travel information, please visit http://www.marist.edu/about/directions.html

Google Maps

By Train


Metro-North Commuter Railroad connects New York City's Grand Central Terminal with Poughkeepsie. For timetables, call 800-METRO-INFO or visit their website. (Approximately $22) Poughkeepsie is also served by Amtrak. For schedules, call 800.872.7245. (Approximately $31)

Taxi service is available from the Poughkeepsie train station to campus (approximately $5).

By Car


From Massachusetts:

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) West into New York. Take exit B2 and head south on the Taconic Parkway. Exit the Parkway onto Route 199 (Red Hook/Pine Plains). Continue on Route 199 West until you intersect with Route 308 West. Take Route 308 West into Rhinebeck where you will then intersect Route 9 South. Take Route 9 South about 15 miles. Marist College will be on your right. Park in the McCann/Sheahan (#2) lots and walk to the Student Center. For handicapped parking, please use the Donnelly (#4) lot.

From Connecticut:

From Southern Connecticut take I-95 South to I-287. Take I-287 West to I-684 North. Continue on I-684 to I-84. Take I-84 West to exit 13 (Route 9). Go North on Route 9. Marist College is located approximately 15 miles north on the left side of Route 9. Park in the McCann/Sheahan (#2) lots and walk to the Student Center. For handicapped parking, please use the Donnelly (#4) lot.

From Northern Connecticut follow Southern Connecticut directions beginning with I-84 West.

From Northern New York:

Take the New York State Thruway South to Exit 18 (New Paltz/Poughkeepsie/Route 299). Make a right onto Route 299 East. At the end of Route 299, take Route 9W South for a few traffic lights to Route 44-55 (Mid-Hudson Bridge) Poughkeepsie. Make the first right off the bridge and immediately follow signs for Route 9 North, Hyde Park. Marist College is located approximately 1-1.5 miles north on the left side of Route 9. Park in the McCann/Sheahan (#2) lots and walk to the Student Center. For handicapped parking, please use the Donnelly (#4) lot.

From New Jersey and Points South:

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to the Garden State Parkway North to the New York State Thruway. Take the Thruway North to Exit 18 (New Paltz/Poughkeepsie/Route 299). Make a right onto Route 299 East. At the end of Route 299, take Route 9W South for a few traffic lights to Route 44-55 (Mid-Hudson Bridge) Poughkeepsie. Make the first right off the bridge and immediately follow signs for Route 9 North, Hyde Park. Marist College is located approximately 1-1.5 miles north on the left side of Route 9. Park in the McCann/Sheahan (#2) lots and walk to the Student Center. For handicapped parking, please use the Donnelly (#4) lot.

From New York City:

Take the Hutchinson River Parkway to 684 North to I-84. Take I-84 West to exit 13 (Route 9). Marist College is located approximately 15 miles north on the left side of Route 9. Park in the McCann/Sheahan (#2) lots and walk to the Student Center. For handicapped parking, please use the Donnelly (#4) lot.

From Long Island:

From the Whitestone and Throggs Neck Bridges, take the Hutchinson River Parkway North to I-684; continue onto I-84 West to exit 13 (Route 9 North). Marist College is located approximately 15 miles north on the left side of Route 9. Park in the McCann/Sheahan (#2) lots and walk to the Student Center. For handicapped parking, please use the Donnelly (#4) lot.

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