from Nancy LaPorte, the Hoosac School
The Hoosac School Class of 2014 will be graduating on Saturday, June 7, at 11 am. This fine group of students, comprised of young men and women from all over the world, will be the 125th class to graduate from the Hoosac School. Hoosac is pleased to announce that Anthony G. Collins, President of Clarkson University, will be our Prize Day and Commencement speaker.
[private]Currently serving as Clarkson’s 16th President, Anthony Collins is a regional and national advocate for higher education. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed Dr. Collins in July 2011 to serve as co-chair for the North Country Regional Economic Development Council, and in November 2012 he served on a commission, established by Governor Cuomo, to investigate and study utility companies’ storm preparation and management and to recommend reforms. He is the also the President of the Seaway Private Equity Corporation, based in St. Lawrence County, NY, serves on the Board for The Solar Energy Consortium (TSEC) and is a member of NYSERDA’s Technology & Market Development Advisory Committee.
In service to the higher education sector, President Collins is the Chair of the National Association of Independent Technological Universities and a Chair Emeritus of New York’s Commission of Independent Colleges and Universities. In addition, he serves on the Boards of the CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity, the NYS Business Council and the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environment and Energy Systems.
For additional questions or information, please contact Nancy LaPorte at Hoosac School at 518-686-7331.[/private]