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Continuing boundaries. In This Issue: Photography .................................. 4-5 Creative......................................... 6-8

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Recreation......................................... 9


Travel/Language......................... 10-11


Computers/Business......................... 12


Online Certificates........................... 12

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Workforce Development............... 13-14 Healthcare...................................... 14 Teachers-PLU.................................... 15 Industry...................................... 16-17 Forensic Symposium......................... 17 Facility Rental.................................. 18 Register Now!................................. 19

New Classes We are excited to offer many new classes this Fall! Look for this symbol in the brochure to identify the new class offerings.

Put a Little Class in your Life! • Upgrade your skills to advance your career • Develop a new hobby • Learn something new • Enrich your life Join us and expand your mind this Fall! Classes fill quickly, so register early.

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Dahlonega Campus See all of the offerings on the UNG Dahlonega Campus in this issue.

Cumming Campus 300 Aquatic Circle, Cumming, GA 30040



2013 Highlights from Cumming Campus: -- Presentation & Writing Skills for Leaders -- Food For Thought - Breakfast Networking Seminars -- Making Today Matter: Time Management -- Basics of Project Management -- Coaching for Improved Performance

Gainesville Campus 3820 Mundy Mill Rd, Oakwood, GA 30566



2013 Highlights from Gainesville Campus: -- Rejuvenate Your Retirement -- Conducting Effective Performance Reviews -- Oil Painting -- Basic Map & Compass Reading -- Defensive Driving course

Oconee Campus 1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy, Watkinsville, GA 30677


Continuing Education classes coming soon to UNG Oconee Campus. 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597 706-864-1918 Open 7:00am - 7:00pm Mon - Thur 7:00am - 3:00pm Fri Register Now! 706.864.1918


Photography Classes

Photography Certificate Program The Photography Certificate Program is a professional certificate program that gives you an excellent opportunity to explore an interest in photography as a hobby or for professional development. It is ideal for those who wish to enhance their knowledge of commercial photography or to complement careers in public relations, marketing, graphic design or writing. Courses are now offered on the Dahlonega, Cumming and Gainesville campuses. To earn the Photography Certificate: 1. Fill out an application (available online) 2. Successfully complete six core courses over a one-year period.* 3. Exhibit your work in the final show.

Look for this icon for classes that are part of the Photography Certificate Program.

Photography – Beginner

Gain photography skills and take better pictures as you learn about the operation of your camera and improve your techniques to enhance family vacation and nature images and boost your creativity. Participants will focus on manual camera operation, metering, exposure, depth of field, shutter speed, and composition. Note: Students need to bring an SLR camera with manual capability (digital or film) to all classes. Dahlonega Campus 4 Mon Sept. 9 - 30 Peggy Cozart

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Cumming Campus 4 Mon Sept. 9 - 30 Sandra Sullivan

6:00pm - 8:30pm



Photography – Intermediate

Keep snapping away as you enjoy this in-depth course by learning advanced exposure, night photography, portraiture, photo editing, and how to be more creative in your photography. Note: Students need to bring an SLR camera with manual capability (digital or film) to all classes. Dahlonega Campus 4 Mon Oct. 7 - 28 Peggy Cozart

6:00pm - 8:30pm


Cumming Campus 4 Mon Oct. 7 - 28 Sandra Sullivan

6:00pm - 8:30pm



*Six Required Certificate Courses: Beginning Photography, Intermediate Photography, Advanced Photography, Outdoor Photography, Digital Darkroom, & Photography Portfolio *Each student must attend at least 80% of all classes and complete all syllabus requirements to receive credit/CEU for the class.

Outdoor Photography

Take your photography skills outside and learn tips and tricks about equipment and location. We will focus on photographing wildlife, nature, moving water and action photography. Note: Students need to bring an SLR camera with manual capability (digital or film) to all classes. Dahlonega Campus 4 Wed Sept. 18 - Oct. 9 Larry Winslett

6:00 - 8:30pm


Cumming Campus 4 Tue Sept. 17 - Oct. 8 6:00 - 8:30pm Larry Winslett


Photography – Advanced

Take the next step with this advanced photography course by learning advanced composition, shooting raw photos, using your flash, and studio lighting techniques. Note: Students need to bring an SLR camera with manual capability (digital or film) to all classes. Dahlonega Campus 4 Mon Nov. 4 - 25 Peggy Cozart

6:00pm - 8:30pm


Cumming Campus 4 Mon Nov. 4 - 25 Sandra Sullivan

6:00pm - 8:30pm


Note for All Photography Classes: Students need not be part of certificate program to enroll in photography courses.

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Photography Classes Digital Darkroom

History and Techniques for Digital Black and White Photography

Take all of your photographs to a new level using Photoshop Elements 10 as a training tool. Discover how to select objects, extract or enhance, create color corrections, crop images, create composites, make black and white conversions, and set up for printing. Notes: 1. Students need to have a basic knowledge of photography and the Windows operating system. 2. Photoshop Elements 9 is compatible with this class. Dahlonega Campus 4 Wed Oct. 23 - Nov. 12 Larry Winslett

6:00 - 8:30pm

Cumming Campus 4 Tue Oct. 22 - Nov. 13 Larry Winslett

6:00 - 8:30pm

Explore the photographic time line from the earliest images into the current digital age focusing on black and white photographs. Learn techniques of documentary photography and how to convert your photos into black and white images.



Dahlonega Campus Sat Sept. 28 Peggy Cozart

9:00am - 5:30pm


Cumming Campus Sat Oct. 5 Peggy Cozart

9:00am - 5:30pm


Close-Up Photography Small World, Big Picture

Photography Portfolio Certificate Program Capstone Class

The portfolio class is for those students who have taken all certificate classes and are ready to finalize their portfolios and have their exit show. Prepare to present your work and approach galleries. Portfolios will be critiqued during the first two classes. Your exhibit work will be chosen by the end of the third class. The final class will consist of hanging the exit show and attending the reception and final exhibition. Expenses/supplies: Students should expect to have at least two pieces in the final show. Expect to pay $100-$300 for printing and framing. Dahlonega Campus 5 Tue Nov. 19 - Dec. 17 6:00 - 8:00pm Peggy Cozart


Cumming Campus 5 Wed Nov. 13 - Dec. 18 6:00 - 8:00pm (No class Nov. 27) Sandra Sullivan


Join us for a day of learning the magic of close-up photography – the art of photographing small things, up close and personal! Learn a variety of techniques for getting great close-ups with this demo and discussion of the best equipment choices to do the job. Learn how macro lenses and more light can help (inside and outdoors), and how to reach a perfect color balance for small product set-ups. Dahlonega Campus Sat Oct. 26 Larry Winslett

9:00am - 3:30pm


New Photography Options from UNG Gainesville Campus also offers a Photography Certificate Program.

Camera Phone Workshop

Tired of taking bad photos with your camera phone? Learn tips and tricks to take your photos from so-so to fabulous in just four hours. Learn how to increase your image quality through composition techniques and lighting tricks. Discover your own unique point of view! We will cover composition techniques, lighting tips and finding your voice through examples, demonstrations and hands on practice. Bring your smartphone with camera capability, manual and get ready to take photos that make your neighbors envious. Cumming Campus Wed Oct. 16 Sandra Sullivan

5:30pm - 8:30pm


Turn To Page 11! See our two NEW local day trips. These make great photo opportunities! Old Car City - Oct. 5 Oakland Cemetery - Nov. 7

Register Now! 706.864.1918


Creative Classes Natural Bath and Beauty Recipes

Learn to make bath salts, body scrubs and more! You will learn how to make an assortment of bath products from simple ingredients you can find in your local grocery store. Each student will take home a container of Bath Salts, Bath Soak, Sugar Body Scrub and a Salt Body Scrub. These delightful bath products make great gifts! Note: $20 material fee is payable to the instructor at class. Sat Nov. 2 Jan Kelley

10:00am - 12:00pm


Basic Soap Making

Do you want to learn to make soap from scratch? Then this is the perfect class for you! Learn safety guidelines and how to make soap by hand at home! We’ll discuss the history of soap making, methods, how to properly use and store lye, oils for soap making, coloring, molding, and curing. Each student will take home recipes and handmade bars of soap. Notes: 1. A supply fee of $25 is payable to the instructor at class. 2. Please bring a pair of safety glasses.

Bring a sack lunch and join us for this intro to the history of Native Americans.

Sat Oct. 19 Jan Kelley

Tue Sept. 10 Walter Knapp

10:00am - 1:00pm


Intro to Native American Tribes Lunch & Learn

Lip Balms and Body Butters

11:30am - 1:00pm


Georgia & The First Americans

In this hands-on class you will learn how to make your own natural lip balm, body butter and solid lotion bar. You will make and take home two kinds of lip balm, a body balm, and a lotion bar. The instructor will also demo how to make whipped body butter and you will take home a sample! Note: Materials fee of $20 is payable to the instructor at class.

Do you want to learn about the history of Native Americans? Where did they originate? What did they believe? Who were their leaders? How did they live? Sign up now to find out the answers to these and other questions regarding Native American history and culture by enrolling in our exciting new class.

Sat Nov. 2 Jan Kelley

4 Tue Oct. 29 - Nov. 19 Walter Knapp

1:00pm - 3:00pm


A Background of Native American Tribes

Basket Weaving Classes Weave a Wine Basket

Learn how to weave a divided wine basket. These baskets are beautiful and functional, and make great gifts. Notes: 1. Registration fee includes supplies and materials. 2. Bring a lunch, we will work through lunch. Sat Oct. 26 Jan Stansell

9:00am - 3:00pm


Weave a Holiday Basket

Join us to learn how to weave a holiday basket. Holiday season will be in full swing, so you can create gifts or make a holiday basket to decorate your own home! Notes: 1. Registration fee includes supplies and materials. 2. Bring a lunch, we will work through lunch. Sat Dec. 7 Jan Stansell


9:00am - 3:00pm


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6:00pm - 8:00pm $119

Creative Classes Ribbon Bow Making

Are you all thumbs when it comes to tying a beautiful ribbon bow? In this two-hour class you will learn how to tie a professional bow and several variations of a basic bow. You will also learn many ways to use bows in decorations such as tree toppers, mailbox bows, gift bows, and more. Note: Supply list is available. Wed Sept. 18 6:00pm - 8:00pm Tammy Bryant


Holiday Wreath Decorating

Decorate a beautiful greenery wreath for the holidays and save money by using it every year. Be the envy of your neighbors with your beautiful decorations. Use the techniques you learn to decorate wreaths for holidays year round. Decorate with berry clusters, pine cones, ribbon, tree ornaments, or pick a theme, such as snowmen. Note: 1. Supply list is available. 2. The following will be supplied: Hot glue guns/glue sticks, wire, and wire cutters. Wed Sept. 25 6:00pm - 9:00pm $49 Tammy Bryant

Deco Mesh Wreath

The Deco Mesh Wreath is so popular. You will learn how to make one in this class. You supply your own decorations such as a color, season, or holiday theme and the instructor will bring the glue guns. Note: Supply list is available. Wed Nov. 13 6:00pm - 9:00pm Tammy Bryant


Decorate a Fall Pumpkin

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business

Parent & Child Class

If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you!

A parent and child attend this class together and learn how to decorate a pumpkin. For children ages 4 and up. Note: Supply list is available.

Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Sat Sept. 28 9:30am - 12:30pm $49 Tammy Bryant

Introduction to Interior Design

Product Photography Workshop for Crafters, Sellers and Bloggers

Are you tired of creating beautiful one of a kind objects only to have them look blah when you photograph them for sale? We will help you go from blah to fab in one afternoon. This workshop will help you get the most from your camera. This workshop will guide you through composition, color, props and backgrounds, lighting and basic editing without using fancy lighting equipment or software programs. Bring your camera, your ideas and your product for an afternoon of photography and fun. Sat Sept. 14 9:00am - 1:00pm Sandra Sullivan


Explore a career in interior design as you learn how to transform any room into a beautiful and functional space. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Gain a solid foundation in drawing and become the artist you’ve always dreamed you could be! Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking

Learn to Buy and Sell on eBay

Auction pros teach you how to work from home or earn extra income by buying and selling goods online.

Learn how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine digital and traditional scrapbooking techniques.

Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Register Now! 706.864.1918


Creative Classes Auto Upkeep: Basic Car Maintenance

Do you want to keep your vehicle in good condition but do not know a spark plug from an air filter? Learn about the basics needed to keep your car in top running condition. Become comfortable with automotive terms so you can speak with your mechanic without feeling intimidated. Gain the knowledge you need to care for your car and reduce the number of trips to the mechanic. Sat Sept. 28 Bill Findley

10:00am - 12:00pm


Gold Panning

There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills!

In this one day session, participants will learn about the history of the Dahlonega gold belt, as well as various types of gold mining and panning techniques. In addition, participants will learn where to look locally for gold, and what makes one location better than another. Note: Bring a sack lunch to work through lunch.

Where Does All My Money Go?

Learn how to get control of your money once and for all. These tips and tricks can help you change your financial future. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Luscious, Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals

Join a registered dietitian and discover how easy it can be to prepare meals that are both delicious and nutritious! Your friends and family will be delighted by your cooking. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Sat Oct. 12 9:00am - 2:00pm $59 Bill Findley

Wow, What a Great Event!

Looking for a fun new career coordinating special events? Learn proven techniques from a master event planner. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Writing Classes Travel Writing

Profit from your experiences in exotic lands (or your own backyard) by learning how to write and sell travel articles and books. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Introduction to Journaling

Discover how journaling can help you learn more about yourself, explore your dreams, values, and beliefs, improve your health, and express your creativity. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Writing Essentials

Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129


How to Make Money From Your Writing

You really can make money with your writing. Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you’re earning as a writer, you’ll find the how-to’s here. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Pleasures of Poetry

This course will help you create your best possible work, whether you’re looking to be published or simply wish to craft beautiful poems for friends. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers

Banish writer’s block forever with these tricks from the published writer’s toolbox. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Four Locations to Serve You:

Recreation Classes Belly Dancing Series

Be a part of the ancient mystery, modern allure, and body-toning exercise of the Middle East. Belly dancing is low impact and aerobic, and it can be done by almost anyone. Beginner and experienced belly dancers are welcome to join us. All dancers should wear comfortable clothing and soft, flexible-soled shoes. All sessions led by Kathryn Hinds. Belly Dancing – Intro Learn basic posture and movements. 4 Mon Aug. 19 - Sept. 16 (No class Sept. 2) 6:30pm - 8:00pm $39

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course

Learn the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. This course includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn the rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Note: 1) Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook and material and take an exam to receive completion certificate. 2) Bring a lunch, we will work through lunch. 3) Absolutely no student firearms or ammunition will be allowed in class.

Sat Nov. 16 Rita Woods

9:00am - 5:00pm $159


(No class Sept. 2)

9:45 - 10:45am


Session 2: 15 M/W/F Sept. 16 - Oct. 18 9:45 - 10:45am


Session 3: 17 M/W/F Oct. 28 - Dec. 13 9:45 - 10:45am


(No class Thanksgiving week)

Aqua Zumba

Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise. Known as the Zumba® “pool party,” the Aqua Zumba program gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout. Try this workout that’s cardioconditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief. All sessions led by Maggie Phiri. Session 1: 8 Mon/Wed Sept. 9 - Oct. 2 8:30am - 9:30am $59 Session 2: 8 Mon/Wed Oct. 7 - 30 8:30am - 9:30am $59 Session 3: 8 Mon/Wed Nov. 4 - Dec. 4 8:30am - 9:30am $59 (no class Nov. 25-27)

Belly Dancing - Level 2 Enjoy the art of belly dancing with even more advanced choreography. 4 Mon Oct. 21 - Nov. 11 6:30pm - 8:00pm $39 Belly Dancing - Level 3 Learn more challenging choreography, taught at a quicker pace, to appeal to repeat students. 4 Mon Nov. 18 - Dec. 9 6:30pm - 8:00pm $39


An invigorating, low impact exercise program. Get a total body workout as you tone, strengthen and achieve flexibility and circulatory endurance in the water. All ages (16 and up), all fitness levels, and non-swimmers are encouraged to join. Class size is limited so register early! Session 1: 14 M/W/F Aug. 5 - Sept. 6

Belly Dancing – Level 1 Enhance your posture and movements with basic choreography. 4 Mon Sept. 23 - Oct. 14 6:30pm - 8:00pm $39

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you’ll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. Session 1: 4 Wed Sept. 4 - 25 6:30pm - 7:30pm Session 2: 4 Wed Oct. 2 - 23 6:30pm - 7:30pm Session 3: 4 Wed Oct. 30 - Nov. 20 6:30pm - 7:30pm All sessions led by Maggie Phiri.

$39 $39 $39

Karate – Beginner and Advanced

Karate is not solely for the young, nor is it solely for the mature. People join karate at all stages of life, and when you’ve got the ‘bug’ you’ll fall in love with the art. You will learn the basic stances, blocks, and straight middle punches as we cover the basic physical exercises for agility. Learn Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido techniques. Note: Ages 6 to adult. 10 Tue Sept. 10 - Nov. 12 6:00pm - 7:00pm $69 Danny Jarrard (Registration Deadline Sept. 3)

Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Discover how to establish a healthy approach to successful weight loss and weight maintenance for life. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Register Now! 706.864.1918


Travel Programs Exploring Greece and Its Islands featuring Classical Greece, Mykonos & Santorini Discover the magnificent ruins of ancient Greece in their tranquil Mediterranean settings. This well-paced 15-day journey balances expeditions to Greece’s most important Classical age monuments (like the famed Acropolis) with ample time to wander the winding streets, vineyards, boutiques, marketplaces and beaches on Mykonos and Santorini. Explore the excavations of the ancient city at Akrotiri, the most important prehistoric settlement found anywhere in the Eastern Mediterranean. In Athens, enjoy Greek food, wine and entertainment at a taverna in the lively Plaka district. Learn from local experts on guided tours of Athens, Meteora, Delphi, Olympia and Corinth. Travel Dates: May 18 - June 1, 2014 Rate: $4929 (based on double occupancy), includes 15 days and 23 meals

Greece Information Sessions:

Dahlonega Campus Thursday, October 10 at 6:00pm

Webinar - Online Wednesday, October 16 at 2:00pm

Sunny Portugal

Discover the narrow cobblestone streets, old palatial villas, and mild climate of Portugal. Enjoy a 3-night stay on “The Portuguese Riviera.” Experience an entertaining evening featuring Portuguese cuisine, local wine, folkloric dances and the moving sounds of Fado. Enjoy time on Portugal’s beautiful “Silver Coast,” dotted with charming villages, magical castles and miles of pastoral scenery. Enjoy a true sense of country life with an overnight stay in the heart of Alentejo’s vineyards and farmland. Spend three nights in the Algarve, the sunny coast that has been attracting travelers since the Phoenicians. Savor regional wine with every dinner. Travel Dates: Nov. 1-10, 2013 Rate: $2,949/person (based on double occupancy) Extend your vacation! Add the optional 5 days in Madeira Island for $1,199/person based on double occupancy. (*Seats available at time of printing, based on availability. Call for info.)

Imperial Cities Tour - Prague, Vienna and Budapest

This 11-day trip is planned for Fall 2014! Details will be released on Sept. 1, 2013 - to learn more. Imperial Cities Tour Information Session:

Webinar - Online Thursday, November 7 at 2:00pm

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Language Classes Conversational French – Beginning

Spanish for Medical Professionals

Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Instant Italian

Spanish for Law Enforcement

Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.

Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversations and mastering key phrases.

Learn Italian from the comfort of your home in this fun and enjoyable online course. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Speed Spanish

Master the fundamentals of the Spanish language by practicing basic conversations and learning essential Spanish terminology for law enforcement situations. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Speed Spanish II

Follow-up to our popular Speed Spanish course. Several new ideas to help you continue building fluency. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Travel Locally - Georgia Day Trips Old Car City

Day Trip and Photo Opportunity

Join us for this day trip to Old Car City in White, Georgia. View and photograph over 4,500 cars dated 1972 and older on 34 acres of natural vegetation. Six and a half miles of walking trails have been cleared so you can stroll the property to view and photograph the cars in various stages of rust and patina. Visitors come from all over the world to photograph these old cars. After our visit to Old Car City, we will walk across the street to Wes-Man’s Restaurant to enjoy some good home style cooking. Notes: 1. Registration fee includes transportation and entry fee to Old Car City. 2. Lunch is on your own, cost is approximately $10. 3. Wear long pants, comfortable shoes, long sleeves and insect repellent. Sat Oct. 5 8:30am - 4:30pm $55

Oakland Cemetery

Day Trip and Photo Opportunity

Register now for a day trip to Oakland Cemetery, the oldest cemetery, as well as one of the largest green spaces, in Atlanta. Because of its age and location, the cemetery directly reflects the history and changing culture of the City of Atlanta and the significant events it has seen. Oakland Cemetery is steeped in history and is a great photo taking opportunity. Lunch, not included in the fee, will be at Six Feet Under. After lunch, we will go back to Oakland Cemetery for another short photo and sight seeing session. Thur

Nov. 7 8:00am - 4:00pm

Register Now! 706.864.1918



Business/Computer Classes Start Your Own Importing and Exporting Business

There are numerous small business advancements emerging in today’s global marketplace, but none are as solid and exciting as international trade. With a minimal investment, the potential for expansion in this market are exceptional. Join us to learn about transactions, both commodity and financials, in the international business concept. We will cover world trading concepts, financial transactions on all commodities, supply chain concept on transfer of goods, and much more. Note: Please bring a sack lunch to class Cumming Campus 2 Sat Sept. 21-28 Harold Hagans

10:00am - 2:00pm


Excel For Business Professionals

Join us for an Excel course geared specifically towards keeping track of transactions and preparing reports that will show how well your company performed during the month, quarter or year. Learn how to use Excel as a benchmarking and measuring tool while creating your own worksheets and financial statements in class. It’s as easy as fifth grade math. Note: Book is included with class. Led by Molly Scott. Cumming Campus Session 1: 3 Thurs Sept. 26 - Oct. 10 5:30 - 7:30pm $149 Session 2: 3 Tues Oct. 8 - 22 9:00am - 11:00am $149 Session 3: 3 Tues Nov. 5 - 19 6:00am - 8:00am $149 Session 4: 3 Tues Nov. 5 - 19 9:00am - 11:00am $149 Session 5: 3 Thurs Nov. 7 - 21 5:30pm - 7:30pm $149

Building a Basic Webpage

Draw attention to your work and build a simple web site consisting of a home page and at least four supporting pages, as well as vocabulary associated with web page design, how to add images, hypertext, hyperlink and how to view your newly created web pages in web browsers. You will also cover the resources needed to publish your web page to the Internet. Cumming Campus: 4 Mon Oct. 21 - Nov. 18 Judy McHan

5:30pm - 7:30pm $129

Online Certificate Programs Earning a certificate can help you jump-start a new career or advance in your current career. These professional certificate programs consist of a series of online courses that will help you stand out to your current or potential employers.

Enhance Your Career Today:

Fall Certificate Programs:

A new section of each course begins on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013

Grant Writing Certificate - 4 Online Courses Creative Writing Certificate - 5 Online Courses Administrative Assistant Certificate - 5 Online Courses Leadership in Business Certificate - 5 Online Courses Project Management Certificate - 4 Online Courses

12 Four Locations to Serve You:

Workforce Development Classes From Supervisor to Leader Leading From the Inside Out

All leadership starts on the inside with self-leadership and works its way out. Gain insights on how to think, feel, and behave like a leader – and then expect to be treated like one. Cumming Campus Thur Oct. 24 Jackie Martin

9:00am - 4:00pm


Basics of Human Resources

Learn the best practices for hiring and staffing, improving workforce performance, and compliance requirements every manager needs to know. Cumming Campus 3 Tue/Thur Oct. 24-31 9:00am - 11:00am $149 Molly Scott

Managing People and Projects Basics of Project Management

Join us to learn the essential project management concepts and methods that are immediately applicable to your job. Cumming Campus Thur Sept. 12 9:00am - 4:00pm Jackie Martin

You will study the working habits and characteristics of outstanding managers, and acquire a greater understanding of what it takes to be a respected and valued leader.


Cumming Campus Thur Nov. 7 Ed Nichols

Leading Your Team Through Times of Change

Use our model for change to learn to keep a challenging or sudden change from harming your confidence and your department’s momentum. Cumming Campus Thur Sept. 26 9:00am - 4:00pm Jackie Martin


Cumming Campus Thur Nov. 14 Jackie Martin

9:00am - 4:00pm

Follow Them and They Will Follow You

You can become a better leader. The result is more motivated, better equipped, more productive, and more efficient players within your organization. As you develop your people in the area of leadership, you will begin to see a positive impact on your whole organization. Cumming Campus Thur Dec. 5 Jackie Martin

9:00am - 4:00pm

Cumming Campus Thur Nov. 21 Jackie Martin


9:00am - 4:00pm


The Nuts & Bolts of Supervision

Join us for practical advice, real work examples, and techniques used by outstanding supervisors, which are included with the basic principles of managing and supervising people. Cumming Campus Thur Dec. 12 Ed Nichols

21 Laws of Leadership


Good leaders make good coaches. The ability to inspire, enable, explain and clarify are qualities and skills synonymous with both. Learn how your coaching skills can lead to improved performance in your team.

Presentation and Writing Skills for Leaders

Cumming Campus Thur Oct. 17 $149 Ed Nichols

9:00am - 4:00pm

Coaching for Improved Performance


This full-day workshop covers all of the basic principles and techniques for communicating successfully. You will learn presentation and writing skills to increase your confidence.


Today is the key to your success. Join us to discover the 12 decisions and disciplines that can help you see the importance and success that lies in today.

The best leaders find a way to connect with people. We’ll cover the five principles and the five practices that will empower you to connect with people at work and in all areas of your life. 9:00am - 4:00pm

9:00am - 4:00pm

Making Today Matter: Time Management

Creating Connections that Count

Cumming Campus Thur Oct. 11 Jackie Martin

The Fundamentals of Leadership

9:00am - 4:00pm


Minimizing Conflict, Maximizing Cooperation Teambuilding for Leaders

Join us to learn about the tools and techniques needed to understand conflict and how to achieve resolution and cooperation. Cumming Campus Thur Dec. 19

9:00am - 4:00pm


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Food For Thought

A Brand New Business Breakfast Series Food for Thought:

Raising the Lid on Your Leadership

Leadership ability is the lid that determines a person’s level of effectiveness in business and in life; the lower an individual’s ability to lead, the lower the lid on his/her potential. Cumming Campus Tue Sept. 17 7:30am - 9:00am $25 (breakfast included) Jackie Martin

Food for Thought:

A Leaders Approach to Problem Solving

Food for Thought:

Connecting to Communicate

Just as there isn’t a single golf club that’s optimal for all shots, when you’re in charge of leading a problem-solving team there isn’t one leadership style that is most effective in all situations. Instead, you must adapt your style depending on your team.

The key to success in our communication is to take the time to build a relationship before we try to get our message across. Join us for practical tools and humorous tips you can put into action immediately.

Cumming Campus Tue Oct. 15 $25 (breakfast included)

Cumming Campus Tue Nov. 19 $25 (breakfast included)

7:30am - 9:00am Jackie Martin

7:30am - 9:00am Jackie Martin

Healthcare Classes Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

This 90-hour program, offered through CCI, prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology; anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. This program helps students prepare for National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam. Books and materials included. Note: This 90 hour program does not include clinical rotations. Cumming Campus: 26 Sessions Oct. 8 - Dec. 17 $1,599 (includes textbooks) Tue/Thur 7:00pm - 10:00pm; Sat 9am - 3:30pm

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

This comprehensive 50 hour course, offered through CCI, will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. Books and materials included. Cumming Campus: 16 Mon/Wed Oct. 7 - Dec. 2 7:00pm - 10:00pm $999 (price includes textbooks)

Clinical Medical Assistant Program

This program, offered through CCI, will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures and the technical aspects of phlebotomy and the use of the electrocardiograph (EKG) machine. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a 160 hour clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare service provider for those students who qualify. Cumming Campus 38 Sessions Oct. 7, 2013 - Jan. 29, 2014 $2,399 Mon/Wed 6:00pm - 9:30pm; Sat 9:00am - 4:30pm

CPR & First Aid

This course is intended for medical, day care, nursing home, security, fitness, and teaching professionals and lay rescuers. The course provides first responders with training in first aid basics, medical/injury/environmental emergencies, adult/child/infant CPR and AED use. Students must pass a skills test to qualify for a 2-year American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid card and an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider CPR card. Session 1 (Cumming Campus): Wed Sept. 18 9:00am - 3:00pm


Session 2 (Dahlonega Campus): Wed Oct. 16 9:00am - 3:00pm


Session 3 (Cumming Campus): Wed Nov. 13 9:00am - 3:00pm


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Teachers (PLU) Classes

Online PLU-Approved Courses for Teachers University of North Georgia Continuing Education is offering over 100 online courses approved for 2 PLU credits by the Department of Education. New PLU-approved courses are continually added. See all classes and more PLU info on our website:

Teachers - PLUs

Teaching Students with ADHD

Learn practical strategies for helping children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) succeed in school. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Creating a Classroom Website

Learn how to create a classroom Web site and how having one can make you a more effective and dynamic teacher. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Microsoft Excel 2010 in the Classroom

Specially designed for teachers, this course will help you master Microsoft Excel 2010 and teach Excel skills to your students.

Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Empowering Students with Disabilities

Explore common disabilities you’ll encounter in the classroom and master techniques for promoting academic, behavioral, and social skills in students with special needs. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom

Improve your ability to teach diverse learners with realworld examples from elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Guiding Kids on the Internet

Gain confidence and experience so you can help your children discover all the Internet has to offer. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

Creating the Inclusive Classroom

In this professional development course for teachers, you’ll get the training you need to reach the diverse mix of students you face every day--learning proven strategies that turn diversity into opportunity. Six-week online classes start on: Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11, 2013 $129

More of our popular online PLU-Approved courses: - Enhancing Language Development in Childhood - Homeschool with Success - Solving Classroom Discipline Problems - Survival Kit for New Teachers - Teaching Preschool – A Year of Inspiring Lessons - Teaching Students with Autism - Understanding Adolescents - Working Successfully With Learning Disabled Students

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Industry Classes Real Estate Salesperson’s Prelicensing Course This course covers the fundamentals of real estate practices and policies and is approved by the Georgia Real Estate Commission. It is designed to assist the student preparing for the Georgia Real Estate Salesperson’s License Examination. The State Exam may be taken after successful completion of this course. You will also need to purchase your books the first night of class at the UNG bookstore on the Dahlonega Campus. Please contact the campus bookstore to ensure the book is in stock (3 days before class start date). They will run around $100. Special Notice: The Real Estate Commission may deny a license to an applicant who has had a prior criminal conviction or sanction; therefore, it is recommended applicants make appropriate disclosures prior to enrollment in a pre-license course. Cumming Campus 15 Mon/Wed Dede Cobb

Electrical Recertification Workshop

This four-hour workshop is for electricians who want to satisfy the mandatory state requirements for renewal of Georgia Electrical Contractors Certificates of Competency. Please bring your code book. Cumming Campus Wed Sept. 11 8:30am - 12:30pm Philip Martin


Dahlonega Campus Sat Oct. 5 Philip Martin


8:30am - 12:30pm

Plumbing Recertification Workshop

This four-hour workshop will satisfy the mandatory state requirement for annual renewal of your Georgia Plumbing Certificates of Competency. Please bring your code book to the workshop. Dahlonega Campus Sat Oct. 12 Scot McEwen

8:30am - 12:30pm


CPR & First Aid

This course is intended for medical, day care, nursing home, security, fitness, and teaching professionals and lay rescuers. The course provides first responders with training in first aid basics, medical/injury/environmental emergencies, adult/child/infant CPR and AED use. Students must pass a skills test to qualify for a 2-year American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid card and an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider CPR card. Session 1 (Cumming Campus): Wed Sept. 18 9:00am - 3:00pm


Session 2 (Dahlonega Campus): Wed Oct. 16 9:00am - 3:00pm


Session 3 (Cumming Campus): Wed Nov. 13 9:00am - 3:00pm


Sept. 23 - Nov. 13

9:00am - 4:30pm


Soil Erosion - NPDES Level 1A Fundamental Recertification Course

This four-hour course is for individuals who need to recertify their NPDES Level 1A (Blue) card which expires every three years. According to state law, every three years, a certified individual shall be required to attend and participate in at least four hours of approved continuing education courses, as established by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission. Individuals can begin taking continuing education courses one year before their certification expires. Any courses taken prior to the oneyear mark will not be accepted. Note: There will not be an examination required for recertification. Cumming Campus Wed Oct. 9 Chris Adair

8:30am - 12:00pm


Soil Erosion - NPDES Level II Recertification Introduction to Design Workshop This recertification class is for plan designers and plan reviewers. Cumming Campus Wed Oct. 9 Chris Adair

12:00pm - 4:00pm


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Industry Classes ServSafe速 Certification Training for Food Service Workers & Managers

The ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is nationally recognized and accredited. To date, more than 3 million ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certifications have been awarded. This course is conducted in one single 8-hour session with the last 2 hours dedicated for the exam. The majority of the class is an interactive lecture with demonstrations and participatory activities. In addition to the lecture there may be a short video or two to highlight important concepts. The cost of registration includes 8 hours of class, testing, ServSafe速 6th Edition Coursebook, and certificates. The New ServSafe 6th Edition Coursebook contains the latest FDA Food Code updates and is based on a new job task analysis developed exclusively by industry experts. The book focuses intently on the preventative measures to keep food safe, leading to stronger food safety practices and a better trained workforce. MINIMIZE RISK AND MAXIMIZE PROTECTION WITH THIS LATEST EDITION. Georgia requires at least one food service manager on staff who has successfully completed a food safety training program and passed an ANSI-CFP exam. For all new establishments, there is a 90 day grace period to comply with the mandatory manager certification. During this 90-day period, the manager or person in charge must demonstrate food safety knowledge. ServSafe Certification is effective for 5 years.

ServSafe速 Recertification Exam Only

ServSafe速 Certification Training & Exam



Session 1 (Cumming Campus): Mon Oct. 14 8:00am - 4:00pm David Castaldini


Session 1 (Cumming Campus): Mon Oct. 14 2:00pm - 4:00pm David Castaldini


Session 2 (Cumming Campus): 2 Sat Oct. 26 - Nov. 2 9am - 12:00pm Anne Converse


Session 2 (Cumming Campus): 2 Sat Oct. 26 - Nov. 2 11am - 12:00pm Anne Converse


Session 3 (Cumming Campus): Mon Nov. 11 8:00am - 4:00pm David Castaldini


Session 3 (Cumming Campus): Mon Nov. 11 2:00pm - 4:00pm David Castaldini


Session 4 (Dahlonega Campus): Mon Dec. 16 8:00am - 4:00pm David Castaldini


Session 4 (Dahlonega Campus): Mon Dec. 16 2:00pm - 4:00pm David Castaldini


Forensic Symposium 2013

Historic & Cold Case Death Investigation October 28 - 29, 2013 s Historical Burials and Recovery s Cold Case Serial Homicide Investigation s Issues Involving Exhumation s Putting Serial Offenders in a Historical Context

Who should attend? Law Enforcement Coroners Crime Scene Techs Private Investigators Death Investigators

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Facility Rental The University of North Georgia Dahlonega Campus is designed to accommodate educationally-oriented events in a state-of-the-art meeting and training environment. We are a premier facility for conferences and meeting space set in the beautiful mountains of northern Georgia. The Continuing Education team is available to help you organize, promote and deliver the very best in training. Built with educational needs in mind, UNG - Dahlonega Campus can accommodate groups as large as 250. To have someone contact you regarding room reservations and pricing, please call (706) 864-1918 or submit our Request for Information form.


UNG offers conference rooms and classrooms equipped to meet your technology needs. Most rooms are furnished with comfortable tables and chairs, easels, white boards, projection screens, and high speed internet connections. Wireless classrooms are available. Our facilities are designed to meet the needs of your company, school or organization.


We are dedicated in providing you with the highest quality of catering services, from a simple coffee break to extravagant receptions and dinners. Our catering staff strives to develop and produce customized menu events.

Computer Facilities

Computer labs are available for your instructional or demonstrational use.

CE General Info Fees: We accept cash, personal checks, money orders, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or we can invoice your company. Exact change is appreciated. Make checks payable to UNG. Discounts may not be combined. Discounts cannot be used on online classes, music lessons, or travel programs. Programs not meeting minimum enrollment requirements will be canceled. Cancellations: If you must cancel, please notify us in writing at least three working days before the course begins. You will receive a refund of your registration fee minus a $20 processing fee. If course fee is over $200, the processing fee will be 10% of the total fee. No refunds will be given on cancellations made within three working days of the course starting date. If we cancel a course for any reason, you will receive a full refund. We reserve the right to substitute instructors and/or class locations without prior notification. Substitutions: If you register for a class and cannot attend, we will accept your substitute for a $10 fee, as long as you notify our office prior to the class start date.

Transfers: You may transfer to another class for a $10 fee if you notify us by phone or fax at least three working days before the course begins. The class to which you transfer must be already scheduled, and transfers must be made within the same fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Transfer requests made within three working days of the course starting date will not be granted, and no refund will be given. Children in Class: Our goal is to provide quality instruction; therefore, children are not permitted to sit in on classes for which they are not registered. Unless otherwise noted, the minimum age for continuing education classes is sixteen years of age. Special Accommodations: If you require assistance under ADA to participate in any program, call at least 15 days before the course start date. See website for complete details on the ADA process. Registration Deadlines: Classes with low enrollment must be canceled one week prior to start dates. Please register as soon as possible before a class starts. More Information:

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By Mail: Complete the registration form and mail in with payment. Mail to: UNG Continuing Education, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597 By Phone: Call us and use a credit card for payment. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Call 706-864-1918



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