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Hudson Valley to Host Financial Aid Workshops

Contact: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Thinking about going to college and don't know how you can pay for it?

Hudson Valley Community College is hosting a series of two-hour workshops that will explain the financial aid process.

The free information sessions are scheduled for:

  • 10 a.m. – noon, Saturday, March 5
  • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 15
  • 10 a.m. – noon, Saturday, April 2
  • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Tuesday, April 12

Whether they are a high school student, a non-traditional student or someone looking to go back to college, attendees will learn who is eligible for financial aid, and how to apply for federal and state financial aid as well as scholarships. Members of Hudson Valley's Financial Aid Office will be on hand to answer any questions and assist with the application process.

Please contact the Hudson Valley Financial Aid Office at (518) 629-8143 with questions or for more information.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 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.