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Hudson Valley Community College to Offer Academic Advisement at TEC-SMART in Malta

ONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Hudson Valley Community College will offer academic advisement from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday evenings beginning June 28 at its TEC-SMART educational facility in Malta.

TEC-SMART - Training and Education Center for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alternative and Renewable Technologies - is the college's newest satellite educational facility and is located in the Saratoga Technology + Energy Park® (STEP®) on Hermes Road in Malta.

An academic advisor will be available to advise students on course selection and scheduling for the summer or fall terms. Prospective students can choose from courses at the TEC-SMART facility, at the college's main campus in Troy or at additional off-campus locations. Classes at TEC-SMART include those aimed at careers in the semiconductor manufacturing and clean energy fields as well as business, the humanities, and the liberal arts, including English, psychology, math and more.

For more information, or to make an appointment to speak with an academic advisor, call the college's Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development 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 13,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 65,000 alumni.