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Albany Resident Marlena Brown Honored at Hudson Valley Community College \"Photo

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, June 20, 2005

Marlena Brown
Marlena Brown of Albany, a 2005 graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Nursing program, was recently honored by the college.

She was honored with the Nursing Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement, which is given to an outstanding student in the Nursing program. A member of the Nursing Club at Hudson Valley, she plans to pursue a registered nurse position at Albany Medical Center.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four schools: 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 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.