Transfer Day Planned
CONTACT: Jeff Foley or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, September 20, 2000
On Tuesday, September 26th from 9-11 a.m., in the lobby of the Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Hudson Valley Community College will hold a transfer fair, giving students the opportunity to meet with representatives from four-year colleges and universities.
Each year, more than 40 percent of the graduates of Hudson Valley Community College transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The associate degree program at Hudson Valley is equivalent to the first two years of a four-year program, but at a fraction of the cost. The college has formal articulation agreements with 37 four-year institutions, offering graduates a seamless transition into a baccalaureate program.
The following colleges will be participating in the transfer fair:
College of Saint Rose
Johnson and Wales University
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Russell Sage College
Sacred Heart University
Southern Vermont College
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY Empire State College
SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry
SUNY Medical University (formerly Health Science Center at Syracuse)
SUNY New Paltz
Utica College at Syracuse
Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system,
it has an enrollment of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.