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11/03/2006
Hudson Valley Community College Student Senate President Elected Vice President of SUNY Student Assembly
Daniel Fogarty is first community college student on executive board Photo Available

CONTACT: Jason McCord (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-7180
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, November 3, 2006

Daniel Fogarty
Daniel Fogarty
Daniel Fogarty, president of the Hudson Valley Community College Student Senate, was recently elected vice president of the State University of New York Student Assembly; this is the first time a community college student has served on the organization’s executive board.

The SUNY Student Assembly is the statewide student government organization for the SUNY system and serves as an official liaison to the SUNY administration.

Fogarty was nominated and elected vice president of the SUNY Student Assembly Executive Board at the organization’s fall conference, held in Poughkeepsie last month. As a member of the executive board, Fogarty will advocate on behalf of SUNY students on policies and issues that affect them.

A resident of Clifton Park, Fogarty is a senior in Hudson Valley’s Broadcast Communications program. He has made the college’s President’s List in both his freshman semesters.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 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.