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Lifelong Learners (50+)

Featured In-Class and Online Offerings

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InterestCourse TitleBrief DescriptionCourse Date(s)Location
Religion King David and the Bible: Current Debates and ControversiesDavid is one of the most important individuals named in the Bible. His is the story of the young shepherd who becomes king, the slayer of the giant Goliath, the conqueror of Jerusalem. But since the beginning of archaeological excavations in the Middle East over a century ago, David has remained elusive. Some historians have questioned if David really existed. Others have wondered about the kingdom he would have ruled. This presentation examines biblical, archaeological, and other ancient evidence to consider who David might have been.Dec. 10, 2020: 10 am - 11 amVirtual
Personal FinanceStocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh, My!Learn the basics of stocks, bonds, and investing so you can be independent and confident about your financial decisions. This class will teach you how to prepare for retirement, manage your finances, and pay for college without the need for hiring a broker or financial advisor.On DemandOnline
TechnologyKeyboardingBecome faster and more confident at the keyboard. This course will help you learn how to touch-type the alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys; create, save, and edit word processing documents; and successfully take a timed writing test during a job interview.On DemandOnline
PhotographyMastering Your Digital SLR CameraBreak through the technology barrier and discover how to use your DSLR to take beautiful photos. This course will help you learn about features and controls, proper lenses, metering, exposure, and more to take your photography to the next level.On DemandOnline
Writing, FilmIntroduction to ScreenwritingLearn everything you need to write a great script including structure, character creation, dialogue, and marketing and selling your screenplay. Whether you want to write micro-budget indie films or Hollywood blockbusters, this course will provide everything you need to know to write a script that sells.
On DemandOnline
BusinessStart Your Own Small BusinessLearn how to transform your passion and talent into a viable small business. This course will teach you about financing, marketing techniques, employee management, policy writing, and time management - everything you need to know to start your very own small business.
On DemandOnline
Health, FitnessLose Weight and Keep It OffDiscover how to establish a healthy approach to weight loss and weight management. By the end of this course, you'll know how to set effective goals for eating, exercise, and many other elements that affect your weight, and be on your way to losing weight and keeping it off for good.On DemandOnline
Mental HealthListen to Your Heart, and Success Will FollowEnjoy the rewards that come from doing what really makes you happy! This course will help you fully understand your own interests, values, needs and abilities and help you use work to express yourself and share your interests and talents.On DemandOnline
WritingWriteriffic: Creativity Training for WritersBanish writer's block forever with these techniques from the published writer's toolbox. This course will show you how to liberate the imaginative, inventive genius that is inside of you and transform your visions into the written word.On DemandOnline
Mental HealthCertificate in MeditationLearn how to intentionally train your attention and concentration for effective meditation. In addition to meditation techniques, this course will also help you discover how meditation can be used to increase mindfulness, reduce stress, deal with pain and illness, and support overall health.On DemandOnline
BusinessStart Your Own Gift Basket BusinessExpress your creativity in a fun and profitable way by starting a business as a gift basket designer. This course will provide you with skills such as setting up a design studio, finding products, and exploring requirements for running a home-based business.On DemandOnline
FamilyGenealogy BasicsLearn to trace your family history and make it come alive. This course provides hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past using several subscription-based websites that you will be able to access during the course.On DemandOnline
Personal FinanceIntroduction to Stock OptionsLearn to evaluate, buy, sell, and profit from stocks. This course will arm you with investment tools that were once thought to be only for the pros as you learn how to protect your portfolio and profit in a down market, an up market, or even a flat market.On DemandOnline
Personal FinanceWhere Does All My Money Go?Learn how to make conscious decisions about spending and saving so you can take full control of your financial future. This course will teach you the principles of investing, debt elimination, and retirement planning.On DemandOnline
Personal FinanceKeys to Successful Money ManagementLet a certified financial planner show you how most wealthy people build their fortunes. This course will introduce you to a broad array of investment choices, help you discover the best ways to accumulate cash and property, and demonstrate how to best protect your investments.On DemandOnline
Health, Mental HealthIntroduction to Natural Health and HealingTake charge of your own health and healing by discovering how to achieve total health of the mind, body, and spirit. This course allows you to explore a variety of methods including diet, hydrotherapy, positive attitude, relaxation, yoga, chiropractic, natural remedies and more to achieve total health.On DemandOnline
Technology, InternetUnderstanding the CloudLearn everything you need to understand cloud computing. This course explores how the cloud works, what drives it, why it is so popular, and what it can do for you.On DemandOnline
WritingExplore Non-Fiction Writing SuiteThe Explore Non-Fiction Writing Suite covers the best ways to tell a non-fiction story: as a book, a memoir, as a magazine article, or in a travel piece.On DemandOnline
HealthAging and Health BundleThis program is designed for individuals who are working in the health care field, those who are interested in the topic, those who are working with the aging population, or anyone who wishes to prepare for a career in aging services or gerontology.On DemandOnline
HealthHandling Medical EmergenciesLearn how to help family, friends, and anyone in an emergency when every second counts. This course will help you recognize the early signs and symptoms of common medical conditions and emergencies, so you can provide appropriate treatment while waiting for the EMS to arrive.On DemandOnline
HistoryCharleston Tea Plantation TourTake a road trip with us to the Charleston Tea Plantation, the only tea plantation in North America. The Bigelow family invites visitors to the plantation to bring you the tea experience of your life!TBDTBD

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Last updated: 10/6/2020