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06/28/2006
Schenectady Resident Edward Campbell Honored by Hudson Valley Community College Photo Available

CONTACT: Jason McCord (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-7180
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Edward D. Campbell
Edward D. Campbell
Edward D. Campbell of Schenectady, a 2006 graduate of the Hudson Valley Community College Electrical Construction and Maintenance program, was recently honored by the college.

Campbell received the Electrical Construction and Maintenance Club Award for Academic Excellence. A President’s List and National Dean’s List student during all four of his semesters, Campbell earned a 4.0 grade point average at Hudson Valley.

Campbell also was chairman of the Electrical Construction and Maintenance Club and a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the international academic honor society for students at two-year colleges.

He plans to return to Hudson Valley and study engineering science, and then plans to transfer to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Electrical Engineering program.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Educational Opportunity Center. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and it is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.