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Wilson College Offers Noncredit Courses

Posted: September 5, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:
Sept. 5, 2011
CONTACT: Mary Foltz, Coordinator of Enrichment Programs
Phone: 717-262-2025 or 800-421-8402
Email: mary.foltz@wilson.edu

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Wilson College still has openings in the following noncredit, personal enrichment courses for the fall term:

  • Ballroom - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 28 to Nov. 16. Cost: $108. Participants will spend four weeks on American-style waltz and four weeks on the Cha-Cha.
  • Color Impact in Your Life – 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 5 and 12. Cost: $25. Class participants will learn about the energy of color and appeal color has to offer, as well as learning easy techniques to incorporate color for balance, harmony and success.
  • Color in the Garden – 10 a.m. to noon. Saturday, Oct. 22. Cost: $15. Landscape designer Jill Hudock will teach participants how to create the look and feel they want to achieve in their garden by using basic design tools.
  • Computers: Step 1 – 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 26 to Oct. 18. Cost: $60. This foundation course covers computer terminology, routine maintenance, data storage and Internet basics.
  • Computers: Step 2 – 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays from Oct. 25 to Nov. 15. Cost: $60. A more advanced class than Step 1, this course covers topics such as email, search engines and social media.
  • Life Drawing – 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays from Sept. 26 to Nov. 21. Cost: $90. Participants are provided with a live model, easels and boards and then allowed to work at their own pace.
  • Lunchtime Yoga – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays from Sept. 26 to Nov. 21. Cost: $60. Class members will learn how to relieve stress and tension while gaining strength and balance through the practice of yoga.
  • Patient Advocacy for Family and Caregivers – 6:30 to 8: 30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18. Cost: $15. This
  • workshop will help ordinary folks learn to understand the process of diagnosis and getting second opinion; how to navigate the insurance and pharmaceutical industries; and how to use local resources to make sure that the patient’s rights are upheld and respected.
  • Spanish: More is Better - 6:30 to 8: 30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from Sept. 26 to Nov. 16. Cost: $225. Students will have class twice a week, learning pronunciation, grammar, spelling and usage.
  • Watercolor – 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Oct. 5 to Nov. 9. Cost: $70 plus supplies. Designed for the beginner as well as intermediate artists, this class covers basic drawing, color mixing, brush handling and a variety of techniques
  • Hatha Yoga – 5:45 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 28 to Nov. 16. Cost: $60. Instruction in a style of yoga that uses low-impact exercise, combining postures (asanas) and deep-breathing techniques to improve flexibility, balance and relaxation.
  • Zumba – 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays from Sept. 19 to Nov. 25. Cost: $45. This workout class combines Latin dancing with aerobics for a full-body, rhythmic workout that burns calories without causing exhaustion.

Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis and registrations will be taken up to and including the first day of class.

For more information contact Mary Foltz, Wilson enrichment programs coordinator, at 717-262-2025, 800-421-8402 or mary.foltz@wilson.edu.

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Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college dedicated to the education of women. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pa. Wilson offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 areas and master’s degrees in education and the humanities. The college’s 2010-11 enrollment in the College for Women and the Adult Degree Programs was 796 and included students from 21 states and 13 foreign countries.

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Last Updated: September 8, 2011