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Can't Make it To Campus? Hudson Valley Community College Offers Courses at Lansingburgh, Tamarac High Schools This Winter

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, November 29, 2004

Rensselaer County residents interested in taking college-level classes will have two more options this winter. Hudson Valley Community College will offer courses at Tamarac High School and Lansingburgh High School beginning the week of January 24, 2005.

The Troy-based community college will offer "College Algebra and Trigonometry," "Abnormal Psychology" and "English Composition II" at Lansingburgh this winter.

Hudson Valley will offer "Sociology," English Composition I," "Human Development and the Family" and "Children's Literature, Language and Literacy Development," at Tamarac High School.

All courses will be offered during the evening hours. The cost is $108 per credit hour.

For information, call the college's Office of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at 629-7338.

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 12,000 students, and it is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has nearly 60,000 alumni.