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Business Professionals Sought for Career Exploration Day At Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Interested in lending your business or technology expertise to a high school or college student?

Organizers of Hudson Valley Community College's Career Exploration Day are seeking professionals in a variety of fields to speak with interested students at the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, December 3 in the McDonough Sports Complex.

The event will partner career professionals with current Hudson Valley students, alumni and area high school students, giving them a great opportunity to explore careers by talking with professionals in their chosen field. It also will provide professionals the chance to network with potential employees.

Career professionals are especially needed from the technology professions, including telecommunications and engineering.

The college's Center for Careers and Employment is organizing the event. To lend your professional expertise, contact Deborah Spence at 629-7326, or via e-mail,

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College 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, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has nearly 60,000 alumni.