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Registration Begins for College in the High School Courses Offered Through Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, Jan. 25, 2010

Capital Region high school junior and seniors can now register to take a college-level course while still in high school through Hudson Valley Community College's College in the High School program.

Courses are available through certain participating high schools who have partnered with Hudson Valley to offer this opportunity to their students.  Students register at their high school and pay a partial tuition rate of $45 per credit, which can be applied to Hudson Valley Community College programs or transferred to most four-year colleges and universities

Students participating in the program are registered as Hudson Valley students and have all of the resources of the college available to them while taking these courses. Students who successfully complete a course will be able to obtain a transcript from the college's Registrar's Office.

Students should check with their guidance counselor or teacher to see if the course they are taking is available for college credit. Registration forms have been sent to all partnering high schools. Registration for spring 2010 runs through Friday, Feb. 26.

Visit for more information or call 629-8164.

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 13,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 65,000 alumni.