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Hudson Valley Community College to Host New York Center for Nursing Summit, Thursday, June 9

MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

What: Hudson Valley Community College’s School of Health Sciences is collaborating with the New York State Center for Nursing to host the 2016 Academic Progression in Nursing Summit. The day will include presentations, a panel discussion and keynote address by Dr. John R. Lumpkin, a senior vice president at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The conference theme will be “Promoting a Culture of Health Through Nursing Leadership and Excellence.”

Who: More than 150 nursing professionals from across New York State will be in attendance.

Where/When: The conference will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 9, in the college’s Siek Campus Center.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 80 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 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.