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A Killer Event At Hudson Valley

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 210-4161
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, November 15, 2002

Hudson Valley Community College will host a murder investigation from 10 to 10:50 a.m. on Tuesday, November 19. As part of his "Principles of Criminal Investigation" class, adjunct instructor Jim Caruso will stage a murder scene for students.

Stealing a scene from the television shows "CSI: Miami" or "Law and Order," Caruso will place a dummy, complete with bullet holes and dried blood, in Room 011 of the Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center. His students will then investigate the scene.

If you'd like to send a photographer or reporter, or if you need additional information, please call Jeff Foley at (518) 629-8085 or (518) 210-4161 by 4 p.m. on Monday.

Founded in 1953, 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 11,000 students, and it is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has graduated more than 55,000 students, and nearly 75 percent of those graduates live in the Capital Region.