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Info Session is April 20 for Commercial Driver, Pharmacy Tech and Medical Transcription Training Programs at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Those 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 Thursday, April 20, at Hudson Valley Community College’s Albany Extension Center at 175 Central Ave.

Prospective students can meet with instructors and have questions answered regarding each of the programs listed above.

These credit-free training courses, which are offered through the college’s Workforce Development Institute, can provide options for those looking to broaden their skills or find a new career.

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

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.