Archive for January, 2012

Body Shaping Workout Class Offered

 How would you like to improve your flexibility, get a nicely toned, lean body and forget about your busy life for an hour? If your answer is yes, we have a solution for you! Come join our body shaping workout  class! This exercise class is designed to shape and tone the body without building muscular size or bulk. Ms. Dee Keiter’s strength training workout combines flexibility and cardiovascular conditioning using light weight dumbbells. Strong, toned muscles increase your metabolism and burn calories. Our body shaping workout class is a great way to lose weight and stay strong.

Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 21 to March 22, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fee is $37 for 10 sessions.

 To register, call Lena Guidry at 870 762-3167 or email lguidry@smail.anc.edu.

January 24, 2012 at 11:22 am Leave a comment

AARP Driver Safety Classes

The Department of Continuing and Community Education atArkansasNortheasternCollegeis offering the popular “AARP – Drivers Safety Program” to anyone 55 & older. The class will meet the following dates:

 Monday, February 13, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the ANC Blytheville Campus

Wednesday, February 22, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Manila First Baptist Church

Wednesday, February 29, 9:00 a.. to 1:00 p.m. in the Ramey Center at the Westminster Village.

 Veterans and their spouses are entitled to attend without any cost!  They will need to show one of several available forms of identification, including DD Form 214, ID cards, etc.  Only those Veterans and spouses 55 or older will receive mandated discounts from their insurance agency. 

  The AARP Driver Safety Program is a refresher course that helps senior drivers:

  • Understand the effects of aging
  • Adapt to changes we face as we grow older
  • Identify the most common crash situations
  • Reduce chances of having a crash
  • Realize reduction in their insurance premiums.

 There are no tests and no failures in this course. Happily, our graduates tell us:

  • They are highly satisfied with their participation in the course.
  • They will recommend taking the course to a friend.
  • They changed at least one driving habit as a result of taking the class.

 By successfully completing this four-hour course, your insurance premiums may be reduced from 5-14%. The first comprehensive nationwide course is especially designed for the older driver. The course will help update your driving knowledge and skills. Your certificate is good for 3 years. Limited enrollment. Fee is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO AARP.

For more information call Lena Guidry, Department of Community Education, (870) 762-3167 or email:lguidry@smail.anc.edu.

 

January 23, 2012 at 4:07 pm Leave a comment

Real Estate Continuing Education Seminar

Seminar Instructor: Tina Daniels 

  • New AREC Laws
  • ARA Forms/Contracts Updates
  • Ethics for NAR

 Date: Saturday, February 11, 2012

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 Location: Statehouse Hall/Governors Ballroom

ANC Blytheville Campus

 Registration Fee: $60 with complimentary lunch 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

 (Make check payable to Arkansas Northeastern College)

To enroll call Lena Guidry at 870.762.3167 or email lguidry@smail.anc.edu

 

January 19, 2012 at 12:37 pm Leave a comment

Camera Phone Photography Class

These days if you have a cellphone, there’s a camera built-in! Whether trying to get good shots of wriggling grandchildren or the next award-winning news photo, using a Camera Phone is tricky. In this fun and informative class, you’ll learn the basic controls of your camera phone, shooting tips and how to use them for getting surprisingly good looking photos! (2 sessions)  Fee $45

Required Equipment; 1 Cellphone with built-in camera and its manual, Computer Connection Cable and 1 small USB portable thumbdrive 1GB or larger capacity.

Instructor: Wolfgang Porter, CMP                                        

Thursdays, Feb. 9 & 16,    6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:  Room B203, ANC Sullins Administration Building

To register call 870.762.3167 or email lguidry@smail.anc.edu

January 18, 2012 at 10:56 am Leave a comment

Conversational Spanish Class Offering

Whether your needs are for basic conversation or Spanish as a second language, this course is designed to develop language skills at the beginning level.   Student provides book, Conversational Spanish by Barbara Sallon.   (six sessions)  Fee: $5- sponsored by the Mississippi Country Library System and in cooperation with ANC. Marlen Elena Meniola will teach the class. 

 Location: BlythevillePublic Library – 200 North 5th Street

Tuesdays,  Jan. 31 – Mar. 6,   5:30 -7:30 p.m.

 Location: Osceola Public Library – 320 West Hale

Thursdays,   Feb. 2 – Mar. 8,  5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

To register call Lena Guidry@ 870.762.3167 or email lguidry@smail.anc.edu

January 11, 2012 at 10:16 am Leave a comment

After School Art Club for Children

Join us after school at ANC!  Using a particular theme for each class, participants will work with a variety of mediums while exploring their artistic imagination through drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking.  The instructor is in the process of pursuing a degree in Art Education at Arkansas State University. Emily Ellis  will instruct the class.

(6 sessions) Fee:  $48 – includes supply fee

Location: Art Room/ANC Sullins Adm. Bldg.

Grades K – 2nd    will meet:  

(6 sessions) Fee:  $48- includes supply fee

Mondays,   Feb. 6 – Mar. 26,  4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Grades 3rd – 6th will meet:        

Mondays,  Feb. 6 – Mar. 26,   5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

(Class will not meet February 20 or March 19.)

To register call Lena Guidry at 870.762.3167 or email: lguidry@smail.anc.edu

January 11, 2012 at 10:03 am Leave a comment

ANC Community Education Classes for 2012

 

 

Exercise Classes:

Zumba Workout Classes

Zumba fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exhilarating session of caloric-burning, heart-racing, muscle-pumping, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life.(10 sessions) Fee $37

Location: Briggs/Sebaugh Wellness Center/Aerobics Room

Date : Tues. & Thurs., January 10 – February 9 

Time:   4:30 – 5:15 p.m.

 Belly Dancing Workshop and Class

Belly dance is a fun way to exercise stretch, tone muscles and build core strength.  Learn to move with rhythm, grace, and expression while improving balance and flexibility.  Belly dancing is for any age, experience, or skill level.  Wear comfortable clothes for stretching.  Bring a scarf to tie around your hips. 

Belly Dance Workshop: Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m. to 12:00 noo

Location: ANC Wellness Center/Aerobics Room

Fee: $20

Belly Dance Class: Tuesdays, February 7 to March 6, 6:40 to 7:40 p.m.

Location: ANC Briggs/Sebaugh Wellness Center/Aerobics Room

Fee: $ 60

Yoga Classes

In this series of classes students will move smoothly in and out of poses, following their breath. This class is open to beginning and intermediate levels, and combines a vigorous practice with breath awareness and restorative poses. These classes maintain a faster pace and offer more challenging variations to develop strength, balance and endurance. Please come prepared with your own yoga mat.  Additional props will be provided when necessary. We ask that you come with a relatively empty stomach and an open mind.

(6 sessions)  Fee: $108

Date: Tuesdays, January 10 – February 14

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Location:  Aerobics Room/Briggs-Sebaugh Wellness Center

Basic Computer Classes:

Computer Basics

This class is excellent for beginners of any age.

Discover what computers are all about as you learn the basic hardware and operation of a computer system. Learn desktop basics, about menus, toolbars, drives, files and folders. Access windows and master the use of the mouse as you point, click, and drag.  Student purchases textbook.    (4 sessions) Fee $49

Location: B206 ANC Sullins Administration

Friday,   February 3 to 24, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 Windows Vista Basics

Prerequisite-Knowledge of Computers or Computer Basics

Learn the fundamentals of Windows Vista, an operating system that performs every function necessary for you to communicate with and use your computer. Student purchases textbook. (4 sessions)  Fee $49  

Location: B206 ANC Sullins Administration Building

Friday, March 2 to 30, 10::00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Stay Connected Using E-mail and the Internet

Prerequisite: Keyboard knowledge.

Use e-mail to communicate with friends and family all over the

world. Send and open attachments, and copy/paste information into an e-mail. Use browsers and search engines to research any topic and access useful, interesting, and informative sites on the Internet. Learn about the different types of virus/spyware and removal. You will have hands-on practice on lab PCs.  Student purchases textbook.  (4 sessions) Fee $49  

Location: B206 ANC Sullins Administration Building

Date: Friday, April 13 to May 4,   10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Photography Classes:

Digital Cameras De-Mystified

Digital Cameras are everywhere these days, but learning how to use them isn’t easy. In this popular and fun class, you’ll learn your camera’s basic controls, how to better expose and compose your photos, the differences in recording media used by today’s cameras and how to download/store your precious images. (2 sessions)  Fee:  $45

Required Equipment: Digital Camera and its manual, Recording Media, Computer Connection Cable(s) and 1 small USB portable thumbdrive 1GB or larger capacity.

Date and Times: Tuesdays,   Jan. 24 & 31,   6:30 – 9:00 p.m. 

Camera Phone Photography

These days if you have a cellphone, there’s a camera built-in! Whether trying to get good shots of wriggling grandchildren or the next award-winning news photo, using a Camera Phone is tricky. In this fun and informative class, you’ll learn the basic controls of your camera phone, shooting tips and how to use them for getting surprisingly good looking photos! (2 sessions)  Fee $45

Required Equipment; 1 Cellphone with built-in camera and its manual, Computer Connection Cable and 1 small USB portable thumbdrive 1GB or larger capacity.

Date and Time: Thursdays,   Feb. 9 & 16, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

 Creative Photography

Prerequisite:  Digital Cameras De-mystified course or other basic photography training / experience. 

This fun 3-day class is intended for the intermediate hobbyists and those who are familiar with the basic controls of their digital cameras but want to learn more about creative photography. During class lectures and hands-on shooting sessions students will learn how to push beyond ‘point and shoot’ photography by using their camera’s built-in camera features in addition to traditional intermediate level photographic techniques. (3 sessions)  $62

Required Equipment:  1 Digital Camera and its manual, Recording Media, Computer Connection Cable, 1 Small Portable USB Drive 2GB or larger, 1 Charged Camera Battery (rechargeable or disposable as appropriate)

Optional Accessories:

1 Camera Bag, 1 or more Camera Lenses, 1 Tripod

Date and Time: Thursdays,   Feb. 21 – Mar. 1,  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

 Studio & Portrait Photography

Prerequisite:  Digital Cameras De-mystified course or other basic photography training / experience. 

Are you ready to take your photography skills to the next level? Would you like to get hands-on experience in Portrait and Product Photography? In this exciting and fun class, intermediate and advanced hobbyists will learn the basics of Studio Photography. Among the techniques to be learned are; how to create a studio setting, basic lighting set-ups and arranging talent/products for optimum photographic impact. (3 sessions)  Fee 62

Required Equipment:  1 Digital Camera and its manual, Recording Media, Computer Connection Cable, 1 Small Portable USB Drive 2GB or larger, 1 Charged Camera Battery (rechargeable or disposable as appropriate)

Optional Accessories: 1 Camera Bag, 1 or more Camera Lenses, 1 Tripod

Date and Time: Tuesdays,  March 6, 13, 27 ,  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Music Classes for Children

 Class Piano for Children

 (2nd – 6th graders)

This class for beginning piano students offers group instruction with individual attention in an electronic piano lab. Course will include basic note and rhythmic reading theory skills and basic chord pattern. On the day of the last class, family and friends are invited for a piano concert.  The instructor, Dr. Keith Hearnsberger, is the ANC Music instructor and Director of Choral Activities.  Student will provide textbook, Alfred’s Basic Group Piano Course, available in the ANC Bookstore. (12 sessions) Fee: $120 plus book

Instructor, Dr. Keith Hearnsberger   

Location: Sullins Admin. Bldg. / Piano Lab B109

Date and Time:  Monday,   Jan. 30 – April 30 ,   4:00 – 5:00 p.m.  

(Class will not meet Feb. 20 or March 19)

Beginning Acoustic Guitar

(Ages 9 and up)

In this introductory course, the student will learn basic strumming patterns, simple chord progressions, tuning methods and note identification.  Students provide their own acoustic guitar and book.  Students will play a small recital at the end of  the class.  (8 sessions)  Fee:  $55

Instructor, Charles Moody 

Location: Adams/Vines Recital Hall,  ANC/Bly. Campus

Date and Time: Thurs.,  February 2 – March 8,   6:30 – 7:30  p.m.

 (With a limit of 9 participants, register early.)

 Instructor: Charles Moody has been playing the guitar, banjo, harmonica, and mandolin for over 30 years. Born in Memphis, he has recorded in major studios, toured the U.S. with different bands and played at countless festivals.

 

January 9, 2012 at 1:13 pm Leave a comment


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