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Hudson Valley Community College Names John Braungard of Latham as Comptroller

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Hudson Valley Community College has announced that Latham resident John Braungard has been named the college’s comptroller.

In his new position, Braungard will be responsible for the fiscal operations and supervision of personnel in a variety of financial services departments in the college’s administration, including accounts payable/receivable, contracts and grants, payroll, banking and investments and the Cashier’s Office.

He served as the college bursar for more than 10 years, supervising the staff of the Cashier’s Office. Prior to working as bursar, Braungard was an assistant for financial analysis at the college.

He received his M.B.A. with a concentration in information technology from the University at Albany, where he also received a bachelor’s degree in computer science and applied mathematics. He also earned a B.S. degree in accounting from Le Moyne College.

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

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