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Hudson Valley Community College Will Offer Two Courses at Christian Brothers Academy This Fall

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, July 22, 2010

Hudson Valley Community College will offer two college-level courses on Thursday evenings at Christian Brothers Academy this fall. Classes begin on Sept. 13 and run through Dec. 22.

"Principles of Marketing," a three-credit course, will be offered from 4 to 7:20 p.m. , and "Financial Accounting," a four-credit course, will run from 4 to 8:20 p.m. Tuition is $129 per credit hour for New York State residents.

Christian Brothers Academy, which is located at 12 Airline Drive in Colonie, is one of a dozen off-campus locations where students may take college-level courses from Hudson Valley Community College. Other locations include the college's Albany Extension Center at 175 Central Ave, TEC-SMART in Malta, the Arts Center of the Capital Region and the Joseph L. Bruno Family Resource Center, as well as Albany, Bethlehem, Cohoes, Colonie, Lansingburgh, Shenendehowa and Tamarac high schools.

For more information about these courses, call the Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development at (518) 629-7338 or go to the college Web site,

Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, Hudson Valley 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.