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Glens Falls resident honored at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, August 6, 2001

Image of Kari MullenKari Mullen of Glens Falls, a recent Dental Hygiene program graduate at Hudson Valley Community College, was honored with the Verna Thornhill Meeker Scholarship Award. The award is given to a top student in the college's Dental Hygiene program.

Mullen graduated from the Hudson Valley Community College Dental Hygiene program in the spring. She plans to pursue a bachelor's and master's degree in education.

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.