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Hudson Valley Community College To Offer Credit Classes at Four Albany Locations This Winter

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Hudson Valley Community College will offer 20 college-level courses this winter at four locations in the city of Albany. The classes will be held during the evening hours at Albany High School, Excelsior College and Villa Maria Nursing Home, and during day and evening hours at the college's extension center at 175 Central Avenue.

Classes at the Albany Extension Center include: "Financial Accounting," "Business Law I," "Organization and Management," "Fundamentals of Information Processing," "Programming and Logic," "Individuals With Exceptionalities in the School and Community," "English Composition I," "English Composition II," English As A Second Language II," "Public Speaking," "Problems of Adolescence,' "Elementary Algebra II," "Intermediate Algebra," "Precalculus," "General Psychology," and "Abnormal Psychology."

Evening classes at Albany High School include: "Personal Computer Concepts I," "English Composition II," "Interpretations of American History II," "Real World Mathematics," and "Sociology." "American Sign Language I" will be offered at Excelsior College, just off Washington Avenue Extension; and "Introduction to Recreational Therapy Services" will be offered at Villa Maria Nursing Home on Hackett Boulevard, adjacent to Saint Peter's Hospital.

Classes begin Tuesday, January 26, 2004. The cost is $104 per credit hour.

For information about meeting times and specific courses, call the college's Office of Continuing Education at 629-7338.

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; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 11,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning.