Long Chen, 33, of Hickory Ridge, delivers his final presenation at the first Exicte Columbia citizen academy hosted by the Columbia Association. (Luke Lavoie / November 6, 2013)

Columbia Association’s citizens academy, Excite Columbia, will be returning in the fall.

The six-week program will be held on Tuesdays beginning on Sept. 16 and concluding on Oct. 21, according to a news release. Classes are held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at CA headquarters located at 10221 Wincopin Circle.

“Excite Columbia seeks to educate and inform residents and give them an in-depth view on how CA operates and serves the community. The citizens academy also provides a forum for CA and community members to interact and engage with one another,” according to a news release.

Excite Columbia is open to anyone 18 or older interested in learning more about CA. Registration for the program is required. For more information or to register, go to ColumbiaAssociation.org/Excite.

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