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Hudson Valley Community College to Host Info Sessions for Parents, Prospective Students

Sessions scheduled for two Saturdays: Feb. 11 and March 4

CONTACT: Janine Kava (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, February 3, 2006

Hudson Valley Community College will host information sessions for parents and prospective students this month and next at its Troy campus.

The sessions, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, and Saturday, March 4, in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center, will feature workshops for parents and their high school-age students about financial aid, transfer programs, career and employment services, and student life.

For more information or to RSVP for either event, visit or call (518) 629-7638. The RSVP deadline for the Feb. 11 event is Thursday, Feb. 9, and the deadline for the March 4 event is Monday, Feb. 27.

Applications are being accepted now for the Fall 2006 semester, which begins Monday, Aug. 28. Current annual tuition for New York State residents is $2,700.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Educational Opportunity Center. 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 more than 60,000 alumni.