Hudson Valley Community College Schedules Nov. 17 Open House
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8073
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, November 12, 2001
Hudson Valley Community College will host an
open house for prospective students and their parents on Saturday, November
17. The event, which will begin with registration from 9 to 9:30 a.m. in
the college's Bulmer Telecommunications Center, is slated to run until
1 p.m. Registration is required, and all participants must arrive between
9 and 9:30 a.m.
Anyone interested in full- or part-time study
at Hudson Valley is welcome to attend the open house. Admissions and financial
aid counselors will be present, as will representatives of the college's
four academic divisions: Health Sciences; Liberal Arts; Business; and Engineering
and Industrial Technologies. The college's Office of Continuing Education
and Summer Sessions also will be present.
Representatives also will be available from
the college's various Student Services offices, including Athletics, Housing
and Student Activities.
Bobby Martin, driver of the CAPAvenger, a "Funny
Car" that goes from 0 to 245 miles per hour in 5.82 seconds, will be on
hand at the open house to greet prospective students and to speak about
CAP (the College Automotive Program, which also is known as the Chrysler/Dealer
Apprenticeship program), a curriculum offered by only three colleges in
New York State. Hudson Valley is one of the three.
Additionally, immediately following the open house,
the Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theater will perform "Cokata Upo (Come to
the Center)." The 1 p.m. show will take place at Hudson Valley's Maureen
Stapleton Theatre, and any tickets not sold by 12:55 p.m. will be discounted.
Normally $15, the last-minute tickets will be sold for $5.
Hudson Valley Community College, located in
Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic
divisions: 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 10,000
students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and
For more information about the open house,
contact the Hudson Valley Community College Admissions Office at (518)