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Clinton Resident Dan Gale Honored at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Daniel Gale of Clinton, a 2005 graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Dental Hygiene program, was recently honored by the college.

Gale received the Senior Dental Hygiene Professional Achievement Award, which is given to a high-achieving graduating senior, as well as the Gerard A. Ripp Memorial Award. The Ripp Memorial Award is given by the Hudson Mohawk Chapter of the American College of Dentists to a student displaying outstanding leadership.

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.