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community education spring 2013

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The SouthArk office of Corporate and Community Education is housed in the Workforce Development center on the East campus. Community Education classes, seminars, workshops, and camps offer a variety ofopportunities for cultural, educational, and life-enriching activities for all ages. Classes are organized on demand and suggestions are ALWAYS welcome. New schedules are released three times per year. Office Administration: Jamie McConathy, Dean of Continuing Education Sherri Whitehead, Senior Coordinator Tara Anglin, Community Education Coordinator Terry Jones, Administrative Assistant 870.864.7192 ce@southark.edu 3698 East Main Rd. El Dorado, AR

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Series

Pinch Pottery Series

Instructor: Laura Taylor, Pyro Pinch Pottery SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $35.00/project, supplies included Create a personalized ceramic piece during our pinch pottery series. The series consists of three projects that will include one day of building and one day of painting. Projects are as follows: Pinch Pot Build: Saturday, February 23 (10 am - 12 Noon) Paint: Saturday, March 2 (10 am - 12 Noon) Coil Pot Build: Wednesday, March 6 (6 - 8 pm) Paint: Wednesday, March 13 (6-8 pm) Slab Building Build: Saturday, April 27 (10 am - 12 Noon) Paint: Saturday, May 4 (10 am - 12 Noon)

In-Stitches Crochet Series Instructor: Jill Pickett with Nonna’s Knots 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 per student per session Monday, February 18: Single Crochet Stitch Tuesday, March 5: Half Double Crochet Stitch Monday, March 25: Double Crochet Stitch Tuesday, April 9: Triple Crochet Stitch Monday, April 29: Double Triple Crochet Stitch Tuesday, May 14: Front Post and Back Post Crochet Stitches Participants will learn a new stitch each night. Attendance is on a per-class basis and students may pick and choose which sessions to attend. Student will need to bring yarn of their choice and a set of crochet hooks, sizes D and up.

A friendly reminder: Classes are organized on demand and suggestions are ALWAYS welcome...we want to hear from you!

Buon Appetito! Italian Cooking Series Instructor: Catherine Harrell 6 pm – 7:30 pm SouthArk Gym Kitchen Fee: $15.00 per person per session Thursday, February 21: Fettuccine Alfredo Thursday, March 7: Shrimp Scampi Thursday, April 4: Basic Red Gravy Attendance is on a per-class basis and students may pick and choose which sessions to attend. No supplies are needed.

The Wooden Spoon Series Instructor: Laura Woolhiser 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk Gym Kitchen $15.00 per class Tuesday, February 26: Muffins & Soup Tuesday, March 12: French Bread Tuesday, April 16: Homemade Pizza Tuesday, May 7: Homemade Cookies Attendance is on a per-class basis and students may pick and choose which sessions to attend. No supplies are needed.

Retail Management and Operations Series Instructor: Sherry Howard, AWBC SouthArk CFWD East Campus $40.00 per session One-time workbook fee: $60.00 1) Selling and Service Monday and Tuesday, March 11 and 12 8 am – 5 pm 2) Human Resources Tuesday, April 2 8 am – 6 pm 3) Operations Tuesday, April 16 8 am – 5 pm 4) Merchandising Tuesday, April 30 8 am – 1 pm 5) Financial Reporting Tuesday, May 14 8 am – 12 noon


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Series Mommy & Me Series Mommy & Me: Valentine Cards Instructor: Bea Morris Tuesday, February 5 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $10.00 Mommy & Me: Natural Easter Egg Dying Instructor: Bea Morris Saturday, March 9 10 am – 12 noon Fee: $15.00/pair, supplies included Mommy & Me: Princess Tea Party Instructor: Elaine Strickland, Special Event Consultants Saturday, April 13 11 am – 1 pm At the El Dorado Country Club Fee: $10.00/person

The Olde Towne Store Series The Olde Towne Store is located at 113 N. Jefferson in downtown El Dorado. All of the seminars in this series will be held in the store. Space is limited so, even though they are free, it is important that you reserve your spot in advance. Health Solution for Your New Year Resolution Tuesday, January 15 6 pm – 7 pm Fee: FREE Nach-yo Average Super Bowl Food Thursday, January 31 6 pm – 7 pm Fee: FREE Flavored Vinegars Tuesday, February 26 6 pm – 7 pm Fee: FREE Knowing Your Herbs Tuesday, March 26 6 pm – 7 pm Fee: FREE Aromatherapy Using Essential Oils Tuesday, April 23 6 pm – 7 pm Fee: FREE

Iridology Tuesday, May 7 6 pm – 7 pm Fee: FREE

Basic Computer Function Series Computer Basics Instructor: Bobbie Smith Monday and Tuesday, April 8 and 9 6 pm - 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 Computer Troubleshooting Instructor: Bobbie Smith Monday, March 4 5 pm – 7 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 Introduction to Excel Instructor: Catherine Harrell Mondays, April 22 - 29 6 pm - 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $30.00 Facebook for Grandparents Instructor: Bea Morris Tuesday, March 12 2 pm – 4 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 Line Dancing Series Instructor: Mary Meadows Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm SouthArk Gym Fee: $29.00 per session Line Dance 1: January 8 - January 24 Line Dance 2: January 29 - February 14 Line Dance 3: February 19 - March 7 Line Dance 1: March 12 - March 28 Line Dance 2: April 2 - April 18 Line Dance 3: April 23 - May 9 *Once you have completed line dance 1, 2, and 3, you will be able to join the SouthArk Line Dancers for $10/month!

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Personal Skills Development

Boating Education Instructor: Laura Rogers Two class offerings: • Monday and Tuesday, January 14 and 15 6 pm - 9 pm • Monday and Tuesday, March 11 and 12 6 pm – 9 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: FREE Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must have successfully completed an approved Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat on Arkansas water. The law also affects operators of sailboats. The Arkansas Boating Education Course teaches the fundamentals of safe and responsible boating. Hunter’s Education Tuesday and Thursdays, April 2-11 6 pm – 9 pm SouthArk Library Auditorium Fee: FREE By Arkansas law, anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1969 will be required to take Hunter Education and carry a certification card. The certification is mandatory in most western and mid-western states. Young hunters and adults who will be hunting out-of-state are urged to attend the class. You must attend all four classes. There is no fee for this course. Advance registration required.

Operation JumpStart: First Step January 19 – February 26 Saturday, January 19: 9 am – 3:30 pm T/Th, January 22 – February 26: 6 – 9 pm Graduation: Tuesday, February 26: 6:00 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $99.00 with partial tuition reimbursement after successful completion of the course Operation JumpStart is a practical, hands-on, microenterprise development program designed to help entrepreneurs test the feasibility of their business ideas and plans to launch new ventures.  By accelerating the number of new businesses and helping entrepreneurs succeed, Operation JumpStart contributes to building and sustaining strong, vibrant communities and economies.

Spanish for Missions Instructor: Osman Latino Saturdays, February 2 and 9 8 am – 12 noon SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $75.00, book and 2 CDs included Instructor Osman Latino, native of Nicaragua, is a certified Command Spanish teacher and one of our most popular instructors. The Command Spanish: Spanish for Missions program is a comprehensive treatment of the language used by service, volunteer, and religious organizations when bringing aid to Spanish-speaking countries. The language component utilizes phonetic encoding to address pronunciation of the most important Spanish commands, questions, and phrases pertinent to daily interactions between Spanish-speakers and non-Spanish-speakers. No prior knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Class size is limited. Computer Troubleshooting Instructor: Bobbie Smith Monday, March 4 5 pm – 7 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 Computer problems can be difficult to diagnose and fix due to the complex nature of the machine. This class will address the most commonly encountered problems. Students will leave feeling better prepared to understand and resolve issues as they arise. Money Matters Instructor: Sherry Howard, Arkansas Women’s Business Center Tuesday and Thursday, March 5 and 7 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus $30.00 plus $29.00 workbook fee due first night of class Money Matters: NxLeveL Guide to Money Management is a four-hour class designed to aid entrepreneurs in solving financial decision making. This class focuses on practical solutions to money management. Students will develop a NxLeveL Action Plan to guide them in transforming their companies by setting financial goals and addressing credit challenges.

Would you like to host a class at your business? We would love to partner with you. Call Tara at 864-7192.


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Personal Skills Development Facebook for Grandparents Instructor: Bea Morris Tuesday, March 12 2 pm – 4 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 Wonder what this ‘Facebook’ thing is all about? Scared of checking it out for yourself for fear that it’s too complicated? Well this class is for you! Come learn all about the social media phenomenon that you hear so much about! Students will learn how to create their own profile and will be connecting with friends and family, all over the world, in no time. Class size is limited.

enrollment information Mail-In Complete a non-credit registration form and mail form and payment at least one week prior to the start of class to: SouthArk, Attn: Corporate and Community Education, P.O. Box 7010, El Dorado, AR 71731. Do not send cash through the mail.

Learn the basics of successfully operating a computer in this hands-on class. Students will study the basic components of the computer, learn how to browse the web, and establish an e-mail account. No prior experience necessary. Class size is limited.

Phone-In If paying with a credit or debit card – 1.800.955.2289 ext. 163, ask for the bookstore. You can also call locally (870) 864-7163. Walk-In: You may register between 9a.m. and 4 p.m. in the Bookstore on the West Campus located in the Whitefield Classroom Building at 300 South West Avenue or in the Suite 146 of the Center for Workforce Development on East Campus. Please have correct change or check. It will save time, if you have the non-credit registration form (located on back of this page) already filled out.

Reading Sheet Music Instructor: Osman Latino Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 9 – 18 5 pm – 7 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $45.00, book included

Fax-In Complete a non-credit registration form and fax it to 870.864.8495 and mail form and payment to: SouthArk, Attn: Corporate and Community Education, P.O. Box 7010, El Dorado, AR 71731.

Computer Basics Instructor: Bobbie Smith Monday and Tuesday, April 8 and 9 6 pm - 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00

Learning how to read sheet music is a very intimidating step for anyone first entering the musical world. Through this 8-hour course, instructor Osman Latino will walk students through the important factors in reading sheet music in a very easy-to-understand way. Class size is limited. Introduction to Excel Instructor: Catherine Harrell Mondays, April 22 - 29 6 pm - 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $30.00 It is easy to shy away from using Microsoft Excel because of how complicated it initially seems. This class is designed to break that preconceived level of difficulty by walking you through steps of basic Excel functions.

E-mail Complete a non-credit registration form, found at www.southark.edu under “Community Classes” and e-mail it to ce@southark.edu. Mail payment to: SouthArk, Attn: Corporate and Community Education, P.O. Box 7010, El Dorado, AR 71730

Note: This information is complete and accurate at the time of posting; however, it is subject to change.

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Recreational

Health Solution for Your New Year Resolution Host: The Olde Towne Store Tuesday, January 15 6 pm – 7 pm At The Olde Towne Store Fee: FREE Does your New Year’s resolution pledge to a healthier lifestyle? Is that an area of struggle for you? The Olde Towne Store wants to share tips to help you stay healthy in 2013! Nach-yo Average Super Bowl Food Host: The Olde Towne Store Thursday, January 31 6 pm – 7 pm At The Olde Towne Store Fee: FREE Tired of the typical saucy wings and greasy pizza super bowl food? Learn delicious alternatives and wow your super bowl guests! Mommy & Me: Valentine Cards Instructor: Bea Morris Tuesday, February 5 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $10.00 Create fun Valentine cards together! Children 5 and up are welcome to attend (must be accompanied by an adult). Intermediate East Coast Swing Instructor: Wayne Guinn Tuesdays, February 5 – March 5 7 pm – 8:30 pm SouthArk Gym Fee: $39.00/person Under the direction of Wayne Guinn, this class is for people who know how to East Coast Swing, but want to learn some new moves and go to an advanced level. If you have already been through Wayne’s Beginning East Coast Swing class or if you’ve been doing East Coast Swing for a while, then this is the class for you. Valentine’s Day Glass Etching Instructor: Bea Morris Thursday, February 7 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $20.00, includes supplies Learn the basics of glass etching while creating a beautiful etched glass vase in this fun two hour workshop! Supplies provided. Class size is limited to 15 students.

In-Stitches Crochet Series Instructor: Jill Pickett with Nonna’s Knots 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $15.00 per student per session Monday, February 18: Single Crochet Stitch Tuesday, March 5: Half Double Crochet Stitch Monday, March 25: Double Crochet Stitch Tuesday, April 9: Triple Crochet Stitch Monday, April 29: Double Triple Crochet Stitch Tuesday, May 14: Front Post and Back Post Crochet Stitches Participants will learn a new stitch each night. Attendance is on a per-class basis and students may pick and choose which sessions to attend. Student will need to bring yarn of their choice. Student will also need a set of crochet hooks, sizes D and up. Buon Appetito! Italian Cooking Series Instructor: Catherine Harrell 6 pm – 7:30 pm SouthArk Gym Kitchen Fee: $15.00 per person per session Thursday, February 21: Fettuccine Alfredo Thursday, March 7: Shrimp Scampi Thursday, April 4: Basic Red Gravy Attendance is on a per-class basis and students may pick and choose which sessions to attend. No supplies are needed.

Two age groups, 6-8 and 9-12. Four weeks of fun-filled learning opportunities in a variety of areas like music, art, science, computers, and more! Call 864-7192 or e-mail ce@southark.edu for more information.


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Recreational Pinch Pottery Series Instructor: Laura Taylor, Pyro Pinch Pottery SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $35.00/project, supplies included Create a personalized ceramic piece during our pinch pottery series. The series consists of three projects that will include one day of building and one day of painting. Projects are as follows: Pinch Pot Build: Saturday, February 23 (10 am - 12 Noon) Paint: Saturday, March 2 (10 am - 12 Noon) Coil Pot Build: Wednesday, March 6 (6 - 8 pm) Paint: Wednesday, March 13 (6-8 pm) Slab Building Build: Saturday, April 27 (10 am - 12 Noon) Paint: Saturday, May 4 (10 am - 12 Noon) Five Vegetarian Entrees My Husband Will Eat…Made With Ingredients I Can Find Instructor: Bobbie Smith Monday, February 25 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk Gym Kitchen Fee: $15.00 Does your husband cringe at the thought of you wanting to eat and cook a little healthier? This class will cover five recipes that will make him grumble a little less at the thought of a healthy meal. The Wooden Spoon Series Instructor: Laura Woolhiser 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk Gym Kitchen $15.00 per class Tuesday, February 26: Muffins & Soup Tuesday, March 12: French Bread Tuesday, April 16: Homemade Pizza Tuesday, May 7: Homemade Cookies Attendance is on a per-class basis and students may pick and choose which sessions to attend. No supplies are needed.

Flavored Vinegars Host: The Olde Towne Store Tuesday, February 26 6 pm – 7 pm At The Olde Towne Store Fee: FREE Learn all about flavored vinegars and their uses at this free seminar hosted by The Olde Towne Store. Personalized Tumbler Etching Instructor: Bea Morris Thursday, February 28 6 pm – 8 pm Fee: $20.00, supplies included Learn the basics of glass etching while creating a pair of personalized tumblers in this fun two hour workshop! Supplies will be provided. Students must submit initial for etching to the 7 days prior to class - call 864-7192 for more information. Space is limited to 15 students. Mommy & Me: Natural Easter Egg Dying Instructor: Bea Morris Saturday, March 9 10 am – 12 noon Fee: $15.00/pair, supplies included Knowing Your Herbs Host: The Olde Towne Store Tuesday, March 26 6 pm – 7 pm Fee: FREE Learn about the benefit herbs can be to your health during this free seminar hosted by The Olde Towne Store. Intermediate Waltz Instructor: Wayne Guinn Tuesdays, March 26-April 30 7 pm – 8:30 pm SouthArk Gym Fee: $39.00 per student The waltz might be the most popular dance of all time. The country waltz is a bit different from the ballroom waltz as it is done straight rather than taking a side step. Although this dance looks very smooth, graceful, and romantic when watched, it provides a vigorous workout for the dancers. Students should have already taken a beginning waltz class before taking this class.

Avoid disappointment!

Classes are determined by the number enrolled. In some cases, one person enrolling can determine whether or not a class will be offered. Please help us by registering at least 5 business days before the class start date. Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Intermediate Cake Decorating Instructor: Bobbie McDaniel Thursdays, March 28-May 2 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $65 per person, plus supplies

Aromatherapy Using Essential Oils Host: The Olde Towne Store Tuesday, April 23 6 pm – 7 pm At The Olde Towne Store Fee: FREE and open to the public

“Beginning Cake Decorating” or experience in the cake decorating field is a pre-requisite for this course. We will learn to refine our work for a more professional presentation and we will totally ice and stack a wedding cake the last night as a group effort.

Learn how to effectively and safely use essential oils in aromatherapy during this free seminar hosted by The Olde Towne Store.

Mommy & Me: Princess Tea Party Instructor: Elaine Strickland, Special Event Consultants Saturday, April 13 11 am – 1 pm At the El Dorado Country Club Fee: $10.00/person

Geocaching Instructor: Mike Roberts Saturday, May 4 10 am – 12 noon SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $10.00

Bring the little Princess in your life and have fun making memories. Enjoy refreshments, a fashion show, crafts, photo booth, and even a lesson in royal etiquette! Come dressed in your favorite fancy frocks. No supplies needed. Designed for children grades K-3. Space is limited. Must register in advance.

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity that is growing exponentially in popularity across the nation. This hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to the world of Geocaching through a brief history of the game, things to consider when playing, and a lesson on using the GPS for finding hidden treasure containers, known as “caches.” Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes to this class.

Advanced Archery for Kids Instructor: Laura Rogers, AGFC Saturday, April 20 10 am – 12 noon SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $10.00 per person

Iridology Host: The Olde Towne Store Tuesday, May 7 6 pm – 7 pm At The Olde Towne Store Fee: FREE and open to the public

Improve your archery skills by learning proper stance, shot placement, and sight adjustment. Practice with Olympicstyle targets as well as 3D targets. Open to boys and girls in grades 4-10. All equipment will be provided.

Iridologyassn.org defines Iridology as the study of the iris, or colored part, of the eye. They state that the structure has detailed fibers and pigmentation that reflects information about our physical and psychological makeup. During this class, Iridologist Rhonda Williams will walk students through the science behind Iridology and what all the practice can reveal. Space is limited.

Building a Home Garden Instructor: Robin Bridges Saturday, April 20 10 am – 12 noon SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $10.00 per person Robin Bridges is the University of Arkansas County Extension Agent and Staff Chair for Union County. Bridges has 28 years of experience working with agriculture producers and homeowners in the area of agriculture and natural resource development and maintenance. In this class, students will learn the important factors to consider when starting a home garden.

Be watching for…. Easter Wreaths Host: All About Flowers Date: TBA At All About Flowers Fee: TBA Fresh Flower Arranging Host: All About Flowers Date: TBA At All About Flowers Fee: TBA


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Noon Symposia

Tuesday, February 12 Mardi Gras Catherine Harrell 12:15-1:00 SouthArk Library Auditorium Thursday, March 7 Let’s Talk Turkeys Laura Rogers, AGFC 12:15-1:00 SouthArk Library Auditorium Thursday, March 28 Healthy Living for Seniors TBA 12:15-1:00 SouthArk Library Auditorium Tuesday, April 9 Local author, Richard Mason 12:15-1:00 SouthArk Library Auditorium Thursday, April 25 Snakes in Arkansas (live animals!) Eric Maynord, Delta Rivers Nature Center 12:15-1:00 SouthArk Library Auditorium Noon Symposia are FREE and open to the public. Unless otherwise stated, they will be held in the SouthArk Library Auditorium. Doors will open at Noon and the class will begin at 12:15. Students are encouraged to bring their lunches, but refreshments will be provided compliments of SouthArk. Space is limited for these events. Please RSVP to ce@southark.edu or by calling 870.864.7192.

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Professional Development

Media Tablets for Business Instructor: Julia Nipper, SAU Small Business and Technology Development Center Monday, March 4 11 am – 1:30 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $30.00 - hot lunch will be served The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “Using Media Tablets for Your Business.” Have you seen other business owners with tablet computers? Want to get a tablet for your business, but don’t know what you would use one for? Attend a handson workshop with the Southern Arkansas University SBTDC’s new iPad tablet lab. You’ll learn the basics of how to use a tablet computer. We’ll also explore built in applications as well as several downloadable tablet apps that are being used with success by other small businesses. Learn how you can process invoices in the field, teleconference with employees and customers, and much more! Your fee includes a workbook and hands-on training with a tablet. Retail Management and Operations Series Instructor: Sherry Howard, AWBC SouthArk CFWD East Campus Arkansas Women’s Business Center and South Arkansas Community College Office of Corporate and Community Education will host the Retail Operations and Management Series. This curriculum is designed for individuals who are considering opening a retail business, who are currently a retail business owner, who are employed by a retail business, or who would like to pursue the position of a retail manager. The series consists of the following sessions: 1) Selling and Service Monday and Tuesday, March 11 and 12 8 am – 5 pm 2) Human Resources Tuesday, April 2 8 am – 6 pm 3) Operations Tuesday, April 16 8 am – 5 pm 4) Merchandising Tuesday, April 30 8 am – 1 pm 5) Financial Reporting Tuesday, May 14 8 am – 12 noon The tools in this series will be used to increase awareness of and improve skills related to managing and operating a retail enterprise. The Retail Management and Operations curriculum, developed by retailers and

other subject matter experts in the retail field, includes facilitated instruction, guidelines for group discussion, and experiential learning activities. The program is highly interactive and challenges learners to apply new information to group discussions, exercises, case studies, and projects. Students do not have to attend the courses as a consecutive series. Courses are $40.00 per course and there is a one-time book fee of $60.00 paid to the Arkansas Women’s Business Center that is due one week before the course begins. Money Matters Instructor: Sherry Howard, Arkansas Women’s Business Center Tuesday and Thursday, March 5 and 7 6 pm – 8 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus $30.00 plus $29.00 workbook fee due first night of class Money Matters: NxLeveL Guide to Money Management is a four-hour class designed to aid entrepreneurs in solving financial decision making. This class focuses on practical solutions to money management. Students will develop a NxLeveL Action Plan to guide them in transforming their companies by setting financial goals and addressing credit challenges.

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13 Cultural Diversity Issues Instructor: Dr. Pamela Saulsberry from ULM Thursday, March 28 11 am – 1:30 pm Fee: $20.00, hot lunch will be served How sincere are efforts aimed at addressing issues of race, class and gender? How do we deal with these issues in a positive, constructive forum. Certificates will be issued for participants that successfully complete the course. About the Instructor: Dr. Pamela Higgins Saulsberry, LCSW-BACS has an extensive history of community social services provision directed at the families and child welfare issues. She is the Head of the School of Social Sciences and a Professor of Social Work, with over 30 years of experience in the classroom and providing additional educational training through workshops and conferences. Dr. Saulsberry is a Certified Effective Black Parenting Instructor, a Trainer of Trainers for the Nurturing Families of Louisiana Project, as well as the founder of Reach Adolescent/Adult Potential (RAP), a community based program in operation since 1985. She has a long-standing commitment to community based services which empower individuals to address the obstacles they may face in life. Dr. Saulsberry’s passions include social justice issues and education. This, she believes, is reflected by her professional choices of Social Work and teaching.

Minding Your P’s and Q’s: Business Etiquette and Professionalism Instructor: Julia Nipper, SAU SBTDC Friday, April 26 9 am – 11 am SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $30.00 The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “Minding Your P’s & Q’s: Business Etiquette & Professionalism.” Good manners are good business, yet rudeness runs rampant! Do your employees project the image you want your customers to see? Is your phone being answered in a customer friendly and efficient manner? The cyber, cellular, time-compressed business world of the 21st century has created new situations. Everyone in your organization can gain confidence in their knowledge of the rules. Start using this marketing advantage that is as important as your products and services.

Interested in starting a business? See the Operation JumpStart program on page 6

Her professional and personal inspirations are to empower and motivate individuals to function at the highest level their individual attributes allow. She maintains an active role as a state and national presenter, a consultant, and community organizer. Her commitments to macro community practice have earned her several awards, including CAMEO Award for Outstanding Leadership in Education and the Outstanding Business and Professional Women of the year award.

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Making Time for Yourself: Personal Time Management Strategies Instructor: Dr. June Conway from ULM Thursday, April 18 11 am – 1:30 pm SouthArk CFWD East Campus Fee: $20.00, hot lunch will be served

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Registration Form Non-Credit Classes

Community Education

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Student must complete all information in Section A. Section A Name: __________________________________________ Last 6 digits of Social Security No. __________ Phone: (H)____________________ (W)____________________ (C)____________________ E-mail: __________________________________________ Mailing Address: ________________________________________________________________________ City: ____________________ State: ____________________ Zip: ____________________ Course Title: ____________________ Fee: ___________ Qty: ___________ Total: _________________ ____________________ Fee: ___________ Qty: ___________ Total: _________________ ____________________ Fee: ___________ Qty: ___________ Total: _________________ Total Fees Due: ____________________ Section B Method of Payment: Cash Check Money Order Purchase Order # VISA # ____________________ Exp. Date: ____________________ MasterCard # ____________________ Exp. Date: ____________________ Signature: __________________________________________ Date: ____________________ Make checks payable to: South Arkansas Community College P.O. Box 7010, El Dorado, AR 71731-7010

FOR BUSINESS USE ONLY: Receipt #___________ Date Received: ______________ BY: ___________

Cancellation Policy When we cancel Classes will be cancelled if a minimum number of full-paying students have not registered by the registration deadline. Early registration helps eliminate the disappointment of course cancellations. Full refunds are given for any classes that we cancel. When you cancel The Office of Corporate and Community Education will refund your registration fee if you cancel up to one week before the class begins. If you cancel less than one week before the class, you will be charged the full amount for the class. Another person may attend in your place when a refund is not allowed. Some seminars, workshops, camps, etc. will have separate cancellation policies. Please inquire about these before registering. Senior Discount Policy Senior citizens are required to pay full price for all non-credit courses unless otherwise indicated.


Spring 2013 Community Education Catalog