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Troy Resident Amy Mangione Honored At Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, June 27, 2002

\"ImageAmy Mangione of Troy, a 2002 graduate from Hudson Valley Community College's Criminal Justice program, recently was honored by the college.

Mangione received the Paul N. Luther Memorial Scholarship and the President's Award. The Luther Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to the Criminal Justice student, or students, who excel academically and who interact with the curriculum and community. The President's Award, meanwhile, is one of the highest honors given to a student at the college. The award is given to a member of the graduating class who has made significant contributions to Hudson Valley and to the community through volunteer work and extracurricular activities.

A President's List student, Mangione served a peer tutor at Hudson Valley's Learning Assistance Center while attending classes and working for the United States Postal Service. She is transferring to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan.

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.