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11/14/2005
New Courses on Tap in Coming Weeks at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, Nov. 14, 2005

Creating holiday decorations and increasing your vocabulary are a few of the topics covered in courses beginning at Hudson Valley Community College during the upcoming weeks. For more information or to register, call the Office of Community and Professional Education at 629-7339.

The one-session “Fall Holiday Design” class will focus on creating a unique centerpiece for Thanksgiving. It will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The course is taught by Judy Pochobradsky, who teaches many of the floral design courses offered through the college.

“Creating a Holiday Boxwood Tree” will cover the steps to make a festive decorated boxwood. The one-session course will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13. The course is taught by Judy Pochobradsky, who teaches many of the floral design courses offered through the college.

A new rubber stamping course will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1. “Tags, Tags, Tags” is for those interested in creating unique holiday gift tags. The course is taught by Sharyn Bouck, who has been creating stamped designs and teaching about rubber stamping for more than 10 years.

National speaker Don Woodruff will offer three, one-day workshops at Hudson Valley Community College later this month. Woodruff, the developer of the Kangaroo Method, a tool that allows people to read with better focus and understanding, will offer “Master the 40 Words Successful People Use,” from 6 to 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29. A strong command of the English language can lead to academic and career success.

“Raise Your IQ With the Kangaroo!,” offered from 6 to 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, will help you unlock your potential to be a “power learner.” The Kangaroo Method is a practical reading a learning method that can enhance your ability to learn more quickly.

An increased vocabulary is the goal of the “Power Vocabulary Workshop,” offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1. For more information about Woodruff, go to www.kangaroomethod.com.

For a complete list of credit-free courses offered through Hudson Valley Community College, go to www.hvcc.edu/communityed/fall.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 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 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.