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West Sand Lake Resident Heather Reisig Honored at Hudson Valley Community College \"Photo

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

Heather Reisig

Heather Reisig of West Sand Lake, a 2004 honor graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Nursing program, recently was honored with the Seton Award for Academic Excellence.

The annual award is one of several given to outstanding graduates of the college's Nursing program.

Reisig has accepted a nursing position at St. Peter's Hospital and she plans to complete a bachelor's degree at SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome.

A President's List and Dean's List student during her time at the college, she was included in the most recent edition of Who's Who Among Students in America's Junior 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.