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Hudson Valley Community College Student Matthew Kutryb Honored With Transfer Achievement Award at Clarkson University\"Photo

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

Matthew Kutryb

Matthew Kutryb of Latham, a 2004 honors graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Engineering Science program, recently was honored with the Transfer Achievement Award from Clarkson University.

The award is given to an outstanding Hudson Valley student who plans to transfer for further study at Clarkson University. Kutryb has been accepted in the Mechanical Engineering program at Clarkson. He was a Dean's List student at Hudson Valley and a member of the college's chapter 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.