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Financial Aid Workshops Offered in March and April at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Dennis Kennedy (518) 629-8071,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, March 11, 2012

Hudson Valley Community College is offering free, hands-on workshops on higher education financial aid, 6 - 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 20 and Wednesday, April 17, in the college's Bulmer Telecommunications Center first floor meeting rooms.

The workshops are designed to assist families and students in understanding their financial aid eligibility and how to apply for federal/state aid and scholarships. The college’s financial aid staff will answer questions and help attendees file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.

All families interested in learning about financial aid are welcome, not just those with students considering Hudson Valley Community College.

Online event registration is requested at A live webcast will be streamed from the same Web site during the event.

Contact the college's Financial Aid office at (518) 629-7150 for additional information.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Educational Opportunity Center. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of nearly 13,250 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has 75,000 alumni.