4 Lifelong Learning seminars begin in September at UVSC
OREM - Four Lifelong Learning seminars will be offered at Utah Valley State College beginning in September.
"Life After Divorce," designed to help children and adults cope with the effects of divorce, will be held Sept. 12 and 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the UVSC Student Center 213A. Cost is $12 for adults, $8 for children.
"How I Got This Way and What to Do About It" is a seminar that helps participants find their real selves. Sterling G. Ellsworth will be the instructor. The seminar will be held Tuesdays from Sept. 19 to Nov. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. in 213A of the Student Center. Cost is $59 per person or $99 for two.
For those who enjoy eating while learning, UVSC's "Lunch and Learn Seminars" will be offered Sept. 13 and 19 from noon to 1 p.m. at Los Hermanos, Provo. Dave Litchford will speak on "Building the Peak Performer Within You" Sept. 13, and Sterling Ellsworth will speak on "the True Self and the False Self in Each of Us" Sept. 19. Cost is $10, which includes lunch and gratuity.
Douglas B. Eggett will speak on mutual funds, variable annuities and sector funds at the fourth of UVSC's seminars, "Is Your Money Going to Last as Long as You?" The seminar will be held Thursdays, Sept. 14, 21 and 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. in 213C of the Student Center. Cost is $69 per person or couple.
To find out more about UVSC's Lifelong Learning seminars or to register, call Jolayne at 222-8011.
Local AARP chapter meets Sept. 14 at Provo center
PROVO - The September meeting of the American Association of Retired Persons, Local Chapter Unit 1758, will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. in the Eldred Senior Center, 270 W. 500 North.
Speaker will be Ann Smith with Health Insight, discussing "What's Happening with Medicare."
The public is welcome. For more information call Betty Johnson, 225-1937.
Orem workshop to focus on multiple intelligences
OREM - Parents and teachers can learn more about multiple intelligences during a workshop Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15 and 16, at Canyon View Junior High School, 625 E. 950 North.
The workshop will run from 2 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The cost for both days is $30, but one-day options are available. It is sponsored in part by the Brigham Young University department of secondary education. Call 378-6064 for more information.
"This workshop is based on the theory that every person is a unique blend of seven in-tel-li-gences," said Keith Rogers, who is helping organize the event. "The workshop will discuss how to use this theory in teaching others. Parents, teachers and literally everybody can learn from this."
USVC is offering a slew of new non-credit classes
OREM - Utah Valley State College is offering several new community education classes beginning the second week of September. They include:
- Cartooning: Superheroes and Villains
- Internet: Merging Onto the Information Highway
- Computer Basics
- Online with Modems
- WordPerfect 6.1 (beginning and intermediate)
- MIDI - Music Composition on Computers
- Girl Scouting/Brownies
- Paint Your Car/Fix a Dent
- Adobe Illustrator
- Contractors License
- Law and Trades
- Ceramic Tile
- Do It Yourself
- Hypnotherapy - What's Right for You
- Notary Public Review
- Buying a Car - Do's and Don'ts
Beginning Oct. 3 is:
- The ABCs of Planning a Wedding
Community education classes are noncredit courses designed to help members of the community continue their education experience.
For more information or to register call 222-8012
2 special courses to focus on cleaning skills, firearms
OREM - Utah Valley State College is offering special community education courses in mastering household cleaning skills and training in firearms.
"Clean Up your Act" is a unique workshop for those wanting to learn a fair and equitable system of completing chores. Twenty proven procedures to raise the level of cleanliness in one's home will be the central focus.
The workshop will be Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 202 of the Science Building. The course is taught by professional cleaner Chris Platt; cost is $10 per person or two may attend together for $18.
The college is also offering a course titled "Firearms Training - Concealed Weapon Certification." Participants will learn handgun safety and handling, basic marksmanship and maintenance procedures.
Participants will have one classroom session and a range-firing session to certify for a concealed weapons permit. Cost is $42 and classes will be held Sept. 12, 19 and Oct. 3. Those interested may attend anyone of the three dates.
For more information or to register for these or other community education classes call 222-8012.