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Hudson Valley Community College to Offer Courses in City of Albany This Fall

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Thinking about going back to college? Hudson Valley Community College will offer more than 15 different evening courses at several locations in Albany beginning Monday, Sept. 8.

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.

The college also provides credit-free training courses at the 175 Central Ave. site, including a pharmacy technician training program.

Credit courses offered in Albany this fall are: “Building Partnerships with Diverse Families,” “Introduction to Criminal Justice,” “General Psychology,” “Spanish Language and Culture I,” “Legal and Ethical Environments of Business I,” “Personal Computer Concepts and Applications I,” “English Composition I,” “English Composition II,” “Western Civilization and the World II,” “Human Development and the Family,” “Problems of Adolescence,” “Psychology and History of Poverty,” “Elementary Algebra I,” “Intermediate Algebra I,” “College Algebra and Trigonometry,” and “Sociology.”

The cost is $120 per credit hour for credit courses; most courses are either three or four credits. The semester runs through Friday, Dec 19.

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 70 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 64,000 alumni.