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Hudson Valley Community College to Offer Evening Courses in City of Albany

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005

Thinking about going back to college? Hudson Valley Community College will offer more than 20 different evening courses at several locations in Albany beginning Monday, Jan. 23.

The courses will be offered at Albany High School; the college’s Albany Extension Center, located at 175 Central Ave.; and at the Albany location of the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center, located near the Westgate Shopping Plaza.

Since the establishment of the Albany Extension Center in 2002, Hudson Valley Community College has steadily increased the number of credit courses it offers in the city of Albany. The college also provides credit-free training courses at the 175 Central Ave. site, including a pharmacy technician training program.

Credit courses offered this winter are English Composition I, English Composition II, Interpretations of American History II, Real World Mathematics, Elementary Algebra II, Intermediate Algebra, Precalculus, Sociology, Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Spanish Language and Culture II, Business Law I, Chemical Dependency, Public Speaking, Western Civilization and the World I, Human Development and the Family, General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and Developmental Psychology.

The cost is $112 per credit hour for credit courses; most courses are either three or four credits. The semester runs through Friday, May 12.

For more information about registering for these courses, contact the college’s Office of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at (518) 629-7338.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four schools: 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 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.