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Hudson Valley Community College Classes Offered at Colonie Central High School This Spring

CONTACT: Eric Bryant or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, December 26, 2000

Hudson Valley Community College will offer seven college-level, credit-bearing evening courses at Colonie Central High School during the spring semester.

Two computer-aided drafting courses will be offered. "MicroComputer/Drafting AutoCAD," an introductory course, will meet once a week, on Wednesdays from 5 to 10 p.m. "Computer-Aided Drafting II" will meet on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m., with lab sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Two courses, "Introduction to Theater" and "History of the 20th Century" will meet once a week, on Mondays from 6 to 9:30 p.m.

Three courses, "State and Local Government," "Business Communications" and "Personal Computer Concepts/Applications" will each meet once a week, on Thursdays from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Classes begin the week of January 22 and will run through the second week of May.

"Hudson Valley Community College is focusing on its mission to bring the college to the community," said President John Buono. "Our off-campus offerings are continuing to grow at schools, businesses and government agencies around the Capital Region."

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

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 annual enrollment of more than 9,000 students and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.