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Hudson Valley Community College to Honor Bank Executive as Distinguished Alumnus

CONTACT: Janine Kava (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, May 25, 2004

WHO: Kenneth B. Colloton ’74, Capital District/HudsonValley Regional co-president of Bank of America, will receive Hudson Valley Community College’s 2004 Distinguished Alumnus Award.
WHAT: Colloton, of East Greenbush , will be honored at a luncheon sponsored by the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation and the college’s Alumni Association. The event is being underwritten by Bank of America, the Capital District YMCA and Northern Industrial Services of Albany.

Noon on Thursday, May 27, 2004.


Bulmer Telecommunications Center Meeting Rooms
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy


The award, first presented in 1984, recognizes the professional achievements and contributions that the college’s alumni have made to the community. In nominating Colloton for the honor, Regina M. LaGatta ’73, a distinguished alumna herself and senior vice president of the Capital District YMCA, wrote: “Ken Colloton is an icon of achievement, a proud and honorable illustration of the unlimited possibilities the college presents to its students.”

Colloton has 28 years of banking experience – from international to national and traditional banking to e-commerce. He is a past recipient of the Albany-Colonie Chamber’s Spirit of the Chamber Award and the Capital District YMCA’s President’s Award.