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Ballston Spa Resident Honored at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, August 1, 2001

Image of Donna LaParlDonna LaParl of Ballston Spa, a Spring 2001 Nursing graduate from Hudson Valley Community College, was recently honored with the Helen M. Slavin Award for Clinical Excellence. The award is given to the graduating nursing student who has demonstrated the highest degree of clinical excellence in her class.

LaParl plans to continue her education and obtain a bachelor's degree in nursing.

Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 50 degree and certification programs in four academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Business; as well as programs run through the Educational Opportunities Center offering certification programs in workforce and academic preparation. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining.