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05/17/2017
College Continues Academic Advisement Sessions at Albany Public Library All Summer

Hudson Valley Community College:
Teresa Farrell | (518) 629-7180
t.farrell1@hvcc.edu

Albany Public Library:
Stephanie Simon | (518) 427-4344
simons@albanypubliclibrary.org

For Immediate Release: May 17, 2017

Hudson Valley Community College will continue to offer weekly academic advisement sessions through the summer months at the Albany Public Library’s Washington Ave. Branch (161 Washington Ave., Albany). The sessions will take place in library study rooms on Wednesday evenings and are part of the college’s effort to enhance accessible educational opportunities for Albany residents.

The free academic advisement sessions at Albany Public Library are one-on-one meetings with a Hudson Valley advisor to discuss both credit-bearing classes and academic programs and non-credit fast-track career training available through the college’s Workforce Development Institute. Each meeting is tailored to meet the specific needs and interests of each individual. Academic opportunities are available on campus, online and at the college’s various established off-campus locations.

Appointments are available, and walk-ins are welcome if there is no previously scheduled appointment at the same time. To schedule an appointment, call the Hudson Valley Community College Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development at (518) 629-7338. The office is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Academic advisement sessions are free and open to the public. For more information about Hudson Valley programs and course offerings, visit www.hvcc.edu. For more information about Albany Public Library programs and services, visit www.albanypubliclibrary.org.

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Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 85 associate degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of nearly 11,500 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has 75,000 alumni.

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