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Transfer Day Planned

CONTACT: Jeff Foley or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, September 20, 2000

On Tuesday, September 26th from 9-11 a.m., in the lobby of the Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Hudson Valley Community College will hold a transfer fair, giving students the opportunity to meet with representatives from four-year colleges and universities.

Each year, more than 40 percent of the graduates of Hudson Valley Community College transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The associate degree program at Hudson Valley is equivalent to the first two years of a four-year program, but at a fraction of the cost. The college has formal articulation agreements with 37 four-year institutions, offering graduates a seamless transition into a baccalaureate program.

The following colleges will be participating in the transfer fair:
    American International
    Canisius College
    Castleton State
    Clarkson University
    College of Saint Rose
    Hartwick College
    Iona College
    Ithaca College
    Johnson and Wales University
    Keuka College
    LeMoyne College
    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
    University of Massachusetts at Lowell
    Northeastern University
    Regents College
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Roberts Wesleyan
    Russell Sage College
    Sacred Heart University
    Siena College
    Springfield College
    Southern Vermont College
    Syracuse University
    SUNY Albany
    SUNY Binghamton
    SUNY Brockport
    SUNY Buffalo
    SUNY College at Buffalo
    SUNY Cobleskill
    SUNY Cortland
    SUNY Delhi
    SUNY Empire State College
    SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry
    SUNY Medical University (formerly Health Science Center at Syracuse)
    SUNY New Paltz
    SUNY Potsdam
    SUNY Oneonta
    SUNY Plattsburgh
    SUNY Stonybrook
    SUNY Utica/Rome
    Union College
    Utica College at Syracuse
    Wells College
    Wheelock College

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.