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Registration Begins for Summer Community and Professional Education Courses at Hudson Valley Community College

MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Registration begins Wednesday, May 4, for upcoming credit-free courses offered by the Office of Community and Professional Education at Hudson Valley Community College.

More than 50 courses, classes, workshops and trips are scheduled for the late spring and summer months covering a wide variety of topics.

Course offerings include arts and crafts, professional certificate programs, fitness and hobbies, and health and wellness.

The Office of Community and Professional Education also oversees the High School Equivalency program (formerly GED Preparation), motorcycle safety and driver education at the college, all of which will start in the coming weeks.

The popular Center for Creative Retirement also will again offer a full slate of classes and trips for seniors.

Students can register online or by calling (518) 629-7339. More complete course information can be found online or students may request a course bulletin by calling (518) 629-7339.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 80 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 nearly 12,000 students and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.