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Info Sessions for Commercial Driver, Pharmacy Technician and Medical Transcription Training Programs Set for Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006

Prospective students interested in commercial driver training, pharmacy technician training or courses in medical transcription and medical billing and coding may attend an information session from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 23 at Hudson Valley Community College’s Albany Extension Center, 175 Central Avenue.

These credit-free training courses are offered through the college’s Workforce Development Institute and can provide options for those looking to broaden their skills or find a new career. Information sessions will continue twice monthly throughout the winter and spring.

For more information about the information sessions or any of the programs listed, contact the college’s Workforce Development Institute at (518) 629-4827.

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.