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Hudson Valley Community College to Offer Courses in Albany County This Fall

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Hudson Valley Community College will offer a variety of college-level courses at several locations in Albany County this fall. Classes begin on Sept. 9.

Day and evening courses are available at the college’s Albany Extension Center at 175 Central Avenue. Evening courses will be offered at Bethlehem, Cohoes and Colonie Central high schools.

College-level credit courses at Albany Extension Center include: English Composition I, English Composition II, Elementary Algebra I, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra with Trigonometry, General Psychology and Sociology.

Courses offered at area high schools include: English Composition I (Bethlehem); Elementary Algebra I (Cohoes); and Public Speaking, Real World Mathematics and American National Government (Colonie Central).

These college-level courses are a great way to test your interest in higher education, close to home.

For more information or to register, call the Office of Continuing, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development at (518) 629-7338 or go to the college Web site:

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 13,250 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.