Averill Park Resident Wins Academic Award
CONTACT: Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071 or Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, August 10, 2001
Valentia Leanza, an Averill Park resident and
recent Hudson Valley Community College graduate, was recently presented
with the Early Childhood Education Award for Academic Excellence.
Leanza graduated with honors from Hudson Valley's
Early Childhood program. She plans to transfer to Bennington College to
pursue a master's degree.
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 Sciences; and
Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University
of New York system, Hudson Valley has an enrollment of more than 9,000
students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives
and worker retraining.