Hilbert accelerates adult studies

July 12, 2013 Updated Jul 12, 2013 at 9:32 AM EDT

By Dan Miner, Reporter- Business First

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Hilbert accelerates adult studies

July 12, 2013 Updated Jul 12, 2013 at 9:32 AM EDT

Hilbert College is offering a new bachelor's degree track aimed at adult learners, its third such program.

The Business Management degree will allow students to complete their degree taking classes one night per week, with six, seven-week terms each year. Full-time students can complete up to 36 credits per year.

The program will be based on "critical knowledge, marketable skills and specific competencies critical to successfully managing in the global economy," according to a Hilbert news release. It aims to provide a foundation in accounting, finance, marketing, business law and planning.

Other adult Accelerated Degree Programs at Hilbert include Conflict Studies and Dispute Resolution, and Organizational Development. More information can be found online www.hilbert.edu/adp, by phone 716-926-8949, or in person at the Center for Adult and Graduate Studies, Room 166, Paczesny Hall, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg.

In other Western New York college news:

• Dr. Elad Levy, a University at Buffalo professor of neurosurgery, has been named the new chairman of UB's Department of Neurosurgery in its School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Levy, a surgeon, researcher and professor, was named after a comprehensive national search. He is also co-director of the Kaleida Health Stroke Center and director of the Toshiba Neuroendovascular Catheterization Laboratory, among his membership in a variety of other organizations.

• Trocaire College is hosting an open house for prospective students from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, at two locations: its main campus on 360 Choate Avenue in Buffalo and at the Russell J. Salvatore School of Hospitality and Business at 6681 Transit Road in Williamsville.

Faculty and staff will be on hand and students will be able to learn more about financial aid, take guided tours and learn about the college's programs. Those seeking to register can call 716-827-2545.

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