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Hudson Valley To Host 24 Potential Employers

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, August 26, 2002

Hudson Valley Community College's Center for Careers & Employment will host 24 employers at the college's "Welcome Back Barbecue" on Thursday, August 29. The event, which will take place in front of Hudson Hall and the McDonough Sports Complex, is slated to run from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The following employers will be seeking Hudson Valley students for part-time positions: Center for the Disabled; Charter One Bank; Companies of J.J. Young; FedEx Ground; Keybank NA; M & T Bank; Mad Science; Main Care; Manpower; Market Insights; Northeast Health; Personal Touch Cleaning Service; Pioneer Savings Bank; Price Chopper; Rensselaer County ARC; ROTC Army; Sears of Colonie Center; Seagrott Riccardi, LTD; Seton Health; Stock Transportation; Target; Troy Savings Bank; United Parcel Service; and Vanderheyden Hall.

For more information, call the Center for Careers & Employment at (518) 629-7326.

Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 50 degree and certification programs in four academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Business; as well as programs run through the Educational Opportunity Center offering certification programs in workforce and academic preparation. 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 worker retraining.