Center for Creative Retirement at Hudson Valley Community College Slates Spring Seminars, Trips
CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, January 5, 2005
Hudson Valley Community College will offer an expanded slate of courses
and trips through its Center for Creative Retirement this spring.
The center, which is sponsored by the college's Office of Community and
Professional Education, offers low-cost educational trips and seminars
for senior citizens during the daytime hours. The classes may be one
session or several sessions and are held on the Hudson Valley Community
College campus and at sites around the region.
This year's new offerings include: "Root for the Home Team: Baseball in
Rensselaer County," a look at Rensselaer County's rich baseball history;
"Waterfalls in the Spring," a series of hikes to Rensselaer County
waterfalls, "Spring Sensations - Exploring Nearby Nature Preserves" and
"Let's Cook Italian!"
The center will again sponsor trips to the Clark Art Institute, the
Culinary Institute of America and a group tour on the Albany Aqua Ducks
amphibious vehicle, which tours the city of Albany from land and the
To register or for more information, call the college's Office of
Community and Professional Education at 629-7339. For a detailed listing
of courses, visit: www.hvcc.edu/communityed/spring.
Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60
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.