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Hudson Valley Community College To Offer New Daytime GED Preparation Course This Fall

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Hudson Valley Community College will offer a new General Education Degree (GED) preparation course on campus beginning Monday, October 18. The college will offer the GED preparation program from noon to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The course will run through December 17.

The cost is $100.

The course covers the subjects in the GED examination. Students will review reading, writing, grammar, essay writing, science, social studies and mathematics in preparation for the examination.

The college currently offers two additional GED courses during the evening hours.

For more information, contact the Office of Community and Professional Development at (518) 629-7339.

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.