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Delmar Resident Grace Dillon Honored With Eastman Kodak Award at Hudson Valley Community College \"Photo

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, July 9, 2004

Grace Dillon

Grace Dillon of Delmar, a 2004 graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Computer Information Systems program, recently was honored by the college.

Dillon, who was a four-semester member of the college's President's List, was the recipient of the Eastman Kodak Award, which is given to an outstanding student in the college's School of Business. She also was a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for students at two-year colleges.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College 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. The college has nearly 60,000 alumni.