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New Community Education Courses on Tap in Coming Weeks at Hudson Valley Community College

MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Beekeeping, becoming a personal trainer, computer basics, skating and fly tying are just a few of the topics covered in courses beginning at Hudson Valley Community College during the upcoming weeks.

For more information or to register, call the Office of Community and Professional Education at 629-7339.

Upcoming courses include: “Blogging for Money and Fun,” on Nov. 1; a “PTIA Personal Trainer Certification” course, which runs during the weekend of Nov. 1-2; Computer Basics for Absolute Beginners, which begins Nov. 3; Mice On Ice, which starts Nov. 4; Beekeeping 101 on Nov. 6; and Fly Tying, which starts Nov. 11.

For a complete list of credit-free courses offered through Hudson Valley Community College, go to Registration is available at

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers 75 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 75,000 alumni.