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07/31/2014
Voorheesville Resident James Macklin Receives President’s Award At Hudson Valley Community College

MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, July 31, 2014

James Macklin of Voorheesville, the director of planning and research at Hudson Valley Community College, was recently honored with the President’s Award for Excellence in College Service.

Macklin joined the professional staff of Hudson Valley in 1980. For the past 34 years he has been providing research and data to help the college’s planning and budget processes. He was a member of the most recent campus-wide steering committee for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education self-study and reaccreditation process.

Five other faculty and staff members were named recipients of the President’s Award for Excellence for 2014. The award is given to those who have shown exemplary service to the college and its students. Honorees are nominated by students and colleagues.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 75 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of nearly 13,000 students and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.

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