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Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 94 At Hudson Valley Community College

FOR RELEASE: Thursday, April 11, 2002

CONTACT: Judith White (518) 629-8063 or Sarah M. Boggess (518) 629-8071

Phi Theta Kappa, the international academic honor society for two-year institutions of higher learning, this week inducted 94 students at Hudson Valley Community College to its membership. The induction ceremony took place Monday, April 8, in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center.

Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is indicative of students' academic excellence. Those inducted are matriculated students who have met standards including a grade point average of 3.71 or higher.

Students honored with Phi Theta Kappa membership include:

Troy: Julianne Burns, Tiffany M. Duncan, Angela M. Wachunas, Nihal Mutlu, Blake A. Voyles and Keith T. Williams.

East Greenbush: Renee E. Alotta, Nichole M. Genovesi, Haley A. Maunu and Lisa M. Seney.

Other Rensselaer County: Amy B. Baldinelli of Petersburgh, Tracey L. Bohley, Lori A. Clark and Frieda E. Murray of Nassau; Sally A. Dawley of Hoosick Falls; Courtney A. Troeger, Melanie H. Materson and John G. DeAngelis of Wynantskill; Laura A. Phillips and Christina M. DeJulio of Rensselaer; Steven W. Linn and Mary A. Donohue of Melrose; Lisa M. Dunlop of Berlin; Elizabeth R. Lepore, and Padraic S. Ellis of Castleton; Brendon S. Good of Brainard; Corin M. Miller of Hoosick Falls; Dawn M. Pierre of Cropseyville; Roman S. Radomyslsky of Schodack Landing; Erin M. Jones of Averill Park; Rebecca A. Kinney of West Sand Lake, and Thomas J. Zink of Sand Lake.

Albany: Eric J. Bartlett, Tiffini Burlingame, Sarah M. Clark, Cheick T. Fadika, John J. Felts, Joanne M. Golding, Rachael R. Howe, Sean-Michael R. Hurley, A. Marie Johnson, Sarah H. Jones, Victoria E. Lane, George B. Mastrianni and Todd S. Nathan.

Ravena: Jenifer M. Luhmann, Matthew T. Canning, Bonnie I. Ginter and April M. Seymour.

Other Albany County: Michiko Kubotera of Delmar; Bryan K. Lamb and Kathlyn T. Macey of Watervliet; Jill M. Matthews of Slingerlands; Stacey L. Shields of Coeymans Hollow; Mary Ellen Smith of Menands; Tania Dhamija, Robert J. Sawyer, Madeline S. Kennedy and Danielle A. Spickeman of Latham; Amanda C. Tombari of Westerlo; Calvin T. Vu and Edward M. Wilson of Guilderland; Rebecca L. Cavalieri of Voorheesville; Richard E. Thompson of Glenmont; and Kathryn M. Crookes of Clarksville.

Clifton Park: Robert S. Bedard, Maria E. Costin, David C. Frowein, Timothy J. Gedney, Laura Marie Kent, Lisa M. Quail and Matthew C. Weber.

Other Saratoga County: Joseph D. Caracciolo of Burnt Hills, Kevin R. Cross of Malta, Tanya C. Dubrawski of Ballston Spa; Jacqueline E. Robitaille of Mechanicville; Jeremy Schneible of Greenwich; Jodi Thomas of Mechanicville; Kimberly A. Hart and Jamie C. Wallace of Waterford.

Schenectady: Karin Kick-Thalmann, Elma Omeragic and Dan Knapp of Schenectady.

Other Areas: Carly E. Yaekel of Margaretville, Courtney E. Colton of Valatie; David H. Olds of Hinsdale, MA, Marco A. Mansueto of Port Jervis, Stephen E. Keeler of Claverack, Joseph F. Huber of Cairo, Steven H. Howd of Greenville; Julie A. Johnson of Niverville; and Jamie L. Houghton of Carthage.

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 workforce training.