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Pine Bush Resident Alyssa Tuthill Honored by Hudson Valley Community College \"Photo

CONTACT: Jason McCord (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-7180
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Alyssa Tuthill
Alyssa Tuthill of Pine Bush, a 2006 graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Respiratory Care program, was recently honored by the college.

Tuthill received the Northeast Ventilator Respiratory Care Student of the Year Award. A President’s List student, Tuthill also was a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the international academic honor society for students at two-year colleges.

Tuthill will work as a respiratory therapist at Vassar Brothers 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 Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Educational Opportunity Center. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and it is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.