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Marie P. Hillicoss Honored at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, July 17, 2003

Marie P. Hillicoss of Watervliet, a 2003 graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Mortuary Science program, recently was honored by the college.

Hillicoss, a president's list student during her time at the college, was the recipient of the Mortuary Science Award for Leadership and Professionalism and Mortuary Science Award for Outstanding Achievement in Restorative Art.

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 11,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.