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12/02/2004
Hudson Valley Community College Will Offer Dental Assisting Introductory Course Starting Jan. 19

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, December 2, 2004

Those interested in a career in dental assisting can take a 42-hour evening course beginning January 19 at Hudson Valley Community College.

"Introduction to Dental Assisting" will run from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays through March 2.

The credit-free course is designed to present both the foundation knowledge and preliminary clinical skill development needed by entry-level dental assistants.

For more information, or to register, call the college's Workforce Development Institute at 629-4827.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 50 degree and certification programs in four academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Business; as well as programs run through the Educational Opportunity Center offering certification programs in workforce and academic preparation. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and it is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has nearly 60,000 alumni.