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New Members Inducted into Hudson Valley Community College's Academic Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071 FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, December 20, 2001

Sixty Hudson Valley Community College students were inducted this fall into the Alpha Xi Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the leading academic honor society of two-year colleges. Students must obtain at least a 3.5 grade point average and be otherwise academically eligible to be asked to join the honor society.

Those inducted during the fall include:


Albany - Joanne Augstein, Paul J. Culpepper, Jennifer L. Dillinger, Lisbeth A. Keitel, Jessyca E. Shafer, Jeffrey J. Welsh.

Altamont - Leslie A. Coughtry.

Delmar - Peter F. Gray, Jennifer L. Tomlin.

Guilderland - Igor Dzhalovskiy, Daniel Tinkham.

Latham - Patricia A. Camarota, Bruce J. Nellis, Jessica E. Barnat, Torey G. Rone, Christina Rossi.

Menands - Stefan Kolf.

Ravena - Charlessa Hughes.

Selkirk - Mary K. Ibbetson.


Averill Park -Valerie D'Esposito, Alexandria Dzembo, Sally E. Perry, Laura Rezey.

Castleton - Naomi R. Brown, Kelley Schultz.

East Greenbush - Jonathan Lobel, Paolo Walker.

Melrose - Patricia Jones.

Nassau - William Lauritsen.

Rensselaer - Brian E. Eggleston.

Schodack Landing - Trista Hughes.

Troy - Sandra Abrams, Timothy J. Burr, Amy R. Cassabone, Doly B. Livolsi, Lisa A. Massoth, Lorna M. Moffre.


Ballston Lake - Luke Nally

Ballston Spa - Wendi F. Pruhomme

Burnt Hills - Jeremy Nash

Clifton Park - Noreen Galeo, Wallace J. Morris II, Steven Paolucci, Andrea M. Rousselle.

Mechanicville - Judi Thomas.

Rexford - Jonathan E. Potter.

Waterford - Katie Saccucci.

Wilton - Kellie J. Case.

Victory Mills - Tracie M. Priest.


Schenectady - Nancie Grenier, Judith L. Larkin, Dale Wildman.

Scotia - Alanson Sample.


East Chatham - Jeanne M. Lawrence

Hudson - Nadene Sauca.


Claymont, DE - James C. Holcomb

Kingston - Christopher Burgess.

Middleburgh - Jessica C. Rossner.

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: 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 10,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.