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Eileen McDermott Honored at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, July 2, 2003

Eileen McDermott of Troy, a 2003 graduate from the Hudson Valley Community College Early Childhood program, recently was honored by the college.

McDermott, who completed her degree at the college part-time over six years, was the recipient of the Early Childhood Club Award for Excellence in Teaching. She currently is a family day care provider.

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.