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06/23/2003
Andrew Schott Receives President's Award For Excellence In Teaching

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
For Release: Immediate, Monday, June 23, 2003

Image of Andrew SchottHudson Valley Community College recently recognized Andrew Schott of Niskayuna, a liberal arts and science instructor, with the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Schott is entering his 11th year as an instructor at Hudson Valley. His courses include psychology and aerobic boxing.

Students describe Schott as "a wonderful teacher who makes learning fun and a teacher who produces not just students, but people who value education."

Schott holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from SUNY New Paltz and a master's degree in industrial psychology from George Mason University.

Hudson Valley Community College, located at 80 Vandenburgh Avenue 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. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 11,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.