for Continuing Studies Enhances Skills and Careers this Fall; Information
Session to be Held Aug. 19
Windsor, N.J. - The Center for Continuing Studies at Mercer
County Community College has announced an array of fall courses
designed to give adults a convenient, concentrated route to
enhanced skills and new careers. Among the career programs are
business management, computer technology, health care, education,
and green building. Classes for personal interest range from
cooking and fitness to writing, languages, personal finance
Taught by experts in their fields, many of the career courses
are offered as certificate series, but also can be taken on
an individual basis. Most classes meet in the evening and on
weekends on the college's West
Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
A "Back to School Night for Adults" information
session will be held on Thursday, Aug. 19 starting at 6 p.m.
at the MCCC Conference Center. Staff and instructors will be
on hand to describe programs, answer questions, and offer career
advice. Attendees will receive a 10% discount coupon off tuition
for a fall course. (No reservation is required for this session.)
for Continuing Studies staff members, from left, Nancy Nicholson,
Read Langan and Carol Clark.
on the fall schedule are three courses to help small business owners,
including "Marketing Your Small Business to Success"
from Sept. 13-Oct. 4; "Small Business Start-Up and Business
Plan Development" Oct. 5-13; and "Small Business
Growth and Financial Development" from Oct. 25-Nov. 15.
Also new is a blended (in-class and online) review course to prepare
participants for the certification exam as a Project Management
Professional from Oct. 4 to Nov. 15. The Center's innovative Green
Future Management certificate program has been compressed into four
modules set to begin Sept. 21 and continue through Dec. 8. (Courses
may be taken on an individual basis.) Building on its focus on the
green movement, the Center will offer exam prep courses for three
LEED® certifications. A new Veterinary Assistant certificate
program includes two courses this fall: "Introduction to
the Veterinary Profession" from Sept. 14-Oct. 14, and "Veterinary
Nursing Skills" from Oct. 26-Jan. 20. Two additional classes
will be presented in the spring.
The Center continues to offer hundreds of classes online. Most run
for six weeks and include 24 or more hours of instruction. Classes
can be accessed from participants' home computers any time day or
night. A list of online courses is available at here.
For further information and/or to register for noncredit courses,
call (609) 570-3311 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The fall 2010 bulletin is available online here.
Those interested in being added to the Center 's monthly e-mail
newsletter list should contact Nancy Nicholson at email@example.com.
General information about the Center for Continuing Studies is available
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