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Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Inducts New High-Achieving Students Into Academic Honor Society

MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Hudson Valley Community College recently announced 101 new inductees to the Alpha Xi Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international academic honor society for two-year institutions of higher learning.

Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is indicative of academic excellence. Those inducted are students in a degree program who have met standards including a grade point average of 3.71 or higher.

An induction ceremony took place, Thursday, Nov. 21, in the college’s Maureen Stapleton Theatre.

Click here for a photo gallery of the induction ceremony and here for a listing of individual inductees.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers 75 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 13,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.