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For Immediate Release: February 13, 2013

Contact: Mike Bohne, Gramercy Communications, (518) 326-6400 or
(315) 264-6303

SCCC President Appointed to Regional Economic Development Council
Dr. Bullock to Help Represent the Capital Region

Schenectady County Community College (SCCC) President, Dr. Quintin Bullock was appointed to the Capital Region Economic Development Council (CREDC), which held a public meeting on Feb. 13 at the University at Albany. The council consists of leaders in the public and private sectors of business throughout the Capital Region working to stimulate economic development and improve the business climate in our region.
Dr. Bullock, who has served as President of SCCC since 2008, is the only council member from Schenectady County.

"I am honored to have the opportunity to serve on the Capital Region Economic Development Council," Bullock said. "Community colleges are an essential component to economic vitality throughout our region. Bringing leaders in higher education together with leaders from the public and private sectors will help break down barriers and drive economic growth."

Dr. Bullock has more than 17 years of experience in higher education leadership. He is also an active board member at Ellis Medicine, the Center for Economic Growth, the Schenectady Chamber of Commerce, Proctors Theater, and the Schenectady Free Health Clinic.

"I congratulate President Bullock on his appointment to the Capital Region Economic Development Council, a vital organization to our region," said Denise Murphy McGraw, Chairwoman of the SCCC Board of Trustees. "It is a testament to his outstanding leadership capabilities as our College's president, and we look forward to his representation on behalf of Schenectady County."

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One of the 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, the nation's largest comprehensive system of higher education, Schenectady County Community College in upstate New York enrolls more than 7,000 students. SCCC offers more than 40 career degree, transfer degree and certificate programs. The College opened its doors for classes in 1969 and continues to provide affordable comprehensive higher education and adult educational opportunities in response to local educational needs. To learn more, visit www.sunysccc.edu.

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