DCC Honors Program Students Receive Awards

DCC Honors Program Students Receive Awards

May 27, 2015 – Eighteen students who graduated with associate degrees from Dutchess Community College’s Honors Program in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Sciences recently were presented awards celebrating their academic achievements.

The Honors Advisement Sequence challenges high-achieving students with an enriched liberal arts education and an upper-level interdisciplinary seminar.

The 18 students who received awards were Elizabeth Baxter (Pleasant Valley), Eric Bloes (Carmel), Nicole Boyles (Salt Point), Laura Demetros (Fishkill), Nicole Farmer (Poughkeepsie), Brett Gallio (Beacon), Maria G. Herrera (Beacon), Maria M. Herrera (Beacon), Kathleen Hogan (Pleasant Valley), Zoe Kozma (Poughkeepsie), Sean MacIsaac (Poughkeepsie), Veronica Malloy (Amenia), Daniel Molloy (Athens), Lucy Oakes (Beacon), Michael Pezzullo (Hyde Park), Zachary Remling (Clinton Corners), Brienne Thornton (Fishkill) and Victoria Vogrincic (Beacon).

For more information on the highly regarded honors program, contact Professor Werner Steger at (845) 431-8522 or steger@sunydutchess.edu.


Founded in 1957, Dutchess Community College is a community college that has earned a reputation for providing an outstanding education at the lowest tuition in New York state. Its main campus is in Poughkeepsie, with a satellite campus in Wappingers Falls. For more information, visit www.sunydutchess.edu.

Caption: Dr. Werner Steger, professor of history and honors program coordinator (back row, right), and Dr. Pamela Edington, DCC president (front row, right), stand with the 2015 honors program award winners.

Author: Harlem Valley News