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Special Programs Awards Ceremony

CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 210-4161

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, April 18, 2002

WHAT: Approximately 100 Hudson Valley Community College students and graduates will be honored at the college's annual Special Programs Awards Ceremony.

WHEN: 2 p.m. on Monday, April 22.

WHERE: Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Hudson Valley Community College.

WHY: The Special Programs Awards Ceremony recognizes Hudson Valley students enrolled in the following: Career Training Options; Collegiate Academic Support Program; Minority Orientation Program; Educational Opportunity Program; Disability Resource Center; International Student Services; and Life Plus One. Typically, students enrolled in these programs have overcome extenuating circumstances that could have hampered completion of their degree requirements. Many have overcome issues such as chemical dependency, physical disabilities and financial hardships.