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South Glens Falls Resident Megan Wood Honored at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, August 1, 2005

Megan Wood of South Glens Falls, a 2005 graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Dental Hygiene program, was recently honored by the college.

Wood received the Colgate Student Total Achievement Recognition, which is awarded to a graduating Dental Hygiene student who demonstrates dedication to the profession, compassion in patient care and enthusiasm for community service. She also received the Dental Hygiene Memorial Scholarship.

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.