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Technology Enrichment Camp Offered at Bethlehem Middle School This Summer

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, June 4, 2010

Hudson Valley Community College will offer its Technology Enrichment Program at Bethlehem Middle School this summer for students entering grades 5 through 8.

The program, which runs 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. from July 12-16, helps students discover their interests in a variety of hands-on, interactive learning sessions. Topics include engineering, electronics and rocketry, and time out for physical activities also will be built into each day.

Course instructors include science and technology teachers from the Bethlehem Central School District, including Andrew Cancio, Timothy Connelly, Lisa Kniffen, Todd Tyler and Cheri White. The cost for the five-day camp is $245.

For more information, contact the college's Office of Community and Professional Education at (518) 629-7339.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 associate's degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and also sponsors 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 13,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 65,000 alumni.