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Hudson Valley Community College to Offer Academic Advisement at Troy YMCA This Fall

MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Community members interested in discussing their college options can visit an academic advisor from Hudson Valley Community College at the Troy branch of the Capital District YMCA this fall.

Academic advisement appointments may be scheduled between 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings through mid-December with the exception of Nov. 20 and Nov. 27. The Troy YMCA is located at 2500 21st Street in the city of Troy.

The outreach is part of the college’s efforts to bring college information and academic planning directly to the local community. Advisors can help prospective students register for individual classes or become fully enrolled in a degree or certificate program at the college. Information about the college’s Workforce Development Institute career training courses also will be available.

For more information or to make an appointment with an advisor, contact the Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development at (518) 629-7338.

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.