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COMMUNIVERSITY SUMMER 2018

HERE COMES

the sun! MONEY SAVING TRAVEL TIPS Before you take off for the summer, learn money secrets that actually work!

BEACH READS

Meet local authors and pick up a fun and entertaining vacation book

VIVA PARIS!

Bring the taste of Paris straight into your home kitchen with our new French croissant class!

LEAN AND GREEN

Discover plant and natural resources that can be used as supplements or learn ways to reduce your environmental impact through your food choices


#LearnSomethingNew

Communiversity at the University of Cincinnati offers convenient and innovative classes designed to boost your career and enrich your life. Classes are noncredit, informal and fun! Online and face-to-face class options. 2

Who doesn’t love summer? Even as adults we look forward to school being out. Because with it comes high temps, cool waters, and an excuse to have a little sand between our toes. Ah yes…summer is a time to enjoy a slightly slower pace. But just because summer vacation may mean a break from class time, it doesn’t mean the learning has to stop completely. On the contrary, I find summer to be the perfect time to learn something new; something I’m genuinely interested in – taking up a new hobby, trying a cooking class, checking out this city that I love, or finally mastering that computer program I’ve been putting off. If you’re sticking around Cincinnati, you can use Communiversity as a way to turn your family’s staycation into a worthwhile time! If summer is taking you off to somewhere else take advantage of learning on the go. Communiversity offers over 300 online courses – accessible from most any device. This summer, try one thing new. You won’t regret it. I promise, you’ll still have time to fit in a few lazy summer days. Janet Staderman, Program Director

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Arts & Handicrafts..............................................4

Language.................................................................19

Astronomy..........................................................6

Leadership & Management...................................20

Business & Career............................................. 7

Music & Dance.........................................................21

Cincinnati Local..................................................9

New Media Marketing............................................22

Communication & Writing..............................10

Personal Development..........................................22

Explore the World............................................11

Photography...........................................................23

Finance and Accounting..................................12

Sports & Adventure................................................24

Fitness & Health...............................................14

Technology..............................................................25

Food & Drink.....................................................16

Test Preparation.....................................................28

Holistic Wellness............................................. 18

How to Enroll .......................................................30

Home & Garden...............................................18

NEW! ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOP So you have the next great idea to disrupt a large industry. Now what? How you develop your startup business from here is crucial to gaining the attention you need from potential investors and customers. “Many entrepreneurs have a great idea but often fail to communicate it in a succinct manner to potential investors, bankers or clients,” said Sean G.L. Johnson, business manager of IT and professional development for the Cincinnati State Workforce Development Center. This June, Johnson will guide entrepreneurs in developing a pitch deck for their business and more in the new Communiversity course, Entrepreneurship Workshop. The 20-hour workshop is designed to help participants develop a clear problem statement, articulate the opportunity and solution to the problem, validate the idea, and develop a business model.” Topics include: •

Select a problem area, analyze the context and define a problem statement

Develop your Unique Value Proposition (UVP), narrow your target market and perform a SWOT analysis

Transform ideas into a viable business by creating a Lean Business Plan

Present your ideas and business plans to potential investors, new business partners and potential customers

At the end of this 20-hour workshop, you will have a “pitch ready” business idea and a foundation for building a formal business plan. Each session includes instruction, collaboration, and guest speakers.

Instructor: Sean G.L. Johnson Location: Horter Investment Management, LLC, Community Education Center, Symmes Township

Your class fee includes all materials, a copy of Darren Hardy’s book, The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster, and a six-month subscription to LivePlan®. Plus, you will have access to ongoing local support and resources.

Saturday, June 16–July 14, 8 am–12 pm, $299

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ARTS & HANDICRAFTS

Two new painting classes for Beginners and Intermediates! Instructor: Kevin McCarty

$$$

BEST DEAL!

Sign up for Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving and Beginners Knitting, and save 20%!

Class fee includes one gallery-wrapped, stretched 11 x 14” fine art canvas, a set of brushes, and a full set of acrylic paints in a broad spectrum of colors are included in the class fee. Take home your original piece of art ready for framing!

NEW! INTRODUCTION TO FRAME LOOM WEAVING In this 4-week class, you’ll receive an introduction to weaving through the use of a frame loom. You will learn the history of weaving and different types of woven structures, basic vocabulary, and investigate alternative materials to weave (such as paper, plastic, and fabric). All materials will be provided to you, including a wooden loom, cotton string and needles. Instructor: Abigail Schnure Mondays, August 13–September 3, 4 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $79

NEW! BEGINNERS KNITTING CLASS Are you are a newbie who has never picked up knitting needles? Join Anne Skove’s new class, as she teaches you the basics of knitting. This 4-week class includes group discussion, demonstrations, and practice with individual attention. You will learn a few stitches on the needles to finish your projects, plus casting-off your live stitches, reading patterns, making stripes and knitting in a round. Instructor: Anne Skove Mondays, July 16–August 6, 4 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $39

NEW! PAINTING RENOIR - GARDEN IN THE RUE CORTOT A leading Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste Renoir was one of the most famous artists of the early twentieth century. Join this class to learn his painting style, his use of a bright, warm palette and his trademark feathery brushstrokes, as we paint a simplified version of The Garden in the rue Cortot. You will be painting a profusion of flowering dahlias with bright dabs of pigment and muted in the background are Claude Monet and Alfred Sisley yakking together at the fence! Instruction will be given in creating tonal harmony and three-dimensional space, creating the depth of foreground, middle ground, and background, while using the short, broken brushstrokes of the impressionistic style. Saturday, September 8, 12–4 pm, $85

NEW! PAINT MONET’S BRIDGE OVER A POND OF WATER LILIES

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Claude Monet created a paradise in his water garden. His many water lily paintings are beloved around the world as radiant examples of French Impressionism and the glory found in nature. Dabs of pure paint and luminous color create the water’s flowerladen surface. In this class, create your version of paradise for your home by visiting and painting Monet’s Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies painting. Instruction will be given in creating tonal harmony and three-dimensional space, creating the depth of foreground, middle ground, and background, while using the short, broken brushstrokes of the impressionistic style. Saturday, September 15, 12–4 pm, $85

CELEBRATE THE JOY OF FLOWERS Join Eve Floral Co. for a special floral design course using only flowers sourced from local Ohio farms and greenhouses. Experiment with specialty grown flowers and foliage handcultivated and grown by Cincinnati natives. After learning about local farms and flora, design your own arrangement taught by Evelyn using special techniques and tricks that the pros use and take your unique arrangement home with you after class. Instructor: Evelyn Streeter

“A wonderful instructor and quality materials.” - a student from Evelyn Streeter’s Spring floral class

Wednesday, August 15, 6:30-8:30 pm, $85, all materials will be provided and class space is limited to ten students. Register Early!

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STAINED GLASS ART

NEW! ART HISTORY 101 This course will introduce major artistic and stylistic developments in the history of art from the prehistoric era through the period of Ancient Greece. Through a combination of lecture format and gallery exploration, you will gain a broad understanding of the most representative works from each period, while also learning how specific objects from the museum’s collection fit within the history of art.

Instructor: Mary Jane RiggI Location: All classes held at the Artist’s Glass Studio Some studio tools may be available for use by students and others may be purchased from the instructor. Registered students must call us a few days in advance of the class to discuss project ideas and tools.

Instructor: Lauren Tate

STAINED GLASS FOR BEGINNERS

Location: Cincinnati Art Museum

Begin with the basics of building a Tiffany style panel using the copper foil method. Learn types of glass, glass cutting techniques, grinding, foiling, soldering and framing a panel. Complete a panel of your choosing (sizes vary but the average is 11 x 17).

Thursdays, October 11–November 1, 4 weeks, 6–7:45 pm, $139 Class size is limited, register early!

Saturday, August 4, 10:30 am–4:30 pm $79

JEWELRY MAKING The instructor will bring jewelry tools, but you are welcome to bring your own (plier sets) if you have them. No prior experience needed. Requires $20 supply fee payable to instructor in class (includes jewelry findings, colorful leather cords, ribbons, fiber, Swarovski crystals, metal chain, and supplies to complete the in-class projects).

CREATE A KALEIDOSCOPE Create a “one of a kind” glass kaleidoscope! Learn glass cutting, foiling, assembly and soldering techniques. Great class for parent/ child (15 and older). Instructor:

Instructor: Banu Kesavalu

Saturday, August 11, 10:30 am–4:30 pm, $65

MIXED MEDIA Combine two jewelry techniques to create a contemporary, unique pendant necklace and a pair of matching earrings. In this 2 hour class, you will learn how to make wraps, coils, charms and to boost the jewelry by adding diverse materials to create a pendant necklace and matching earrings. Saturday, July 14, 10:30 am–12:30 pm, $25, plus supply fee

EPOXY CLAY Create a pair of finger or toe rings plus matching earrings with epoxy clay which is a no-bake, fast drying jewelry clay. In this workshop, you will make two rings using different techniques. Learn how to condition and shape epoxy clay, then embellish with rhinestones and gold dust on a ring base. Saturday, July 21, 10:30 am–12:30 pm, $25, plus supply fee

DRAWING MANDALAS Learn to create and design your mandalas, circular designs created through the use of repeated images and geometries. In one session you will learn the basics of circular geometry, how to divide spaces, and how to use that knowledge to create beautiful artworks to treasure and share. Use the skills and supplies you acquire in the class to create as many designs as you like. No previous art experience is necessary. If you can, please sign up five days in advance so the instructor can order supplies at the best price. Instructor: Alisa Strauss Wednesday, August 15, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35, plus a $20 supply fee payable to the instructor

DOODLING MASTERPIECES Tangle art. Meditative drawing. Zentangle ®. Pattern drawing. All are names for basically the same thing: making artistic drawings out of patterns. In this class, you will learn how to combine simple forms, circles, lines, and dots into eye-catching patterns. Next, you will learn how to use those patterns to create unique pieces of art. No drawing skills required. People of all skill levels are invited to join this class to experience how enjoyable making artistic illustrations from patterns can be.

YOUR OPINION MATTERS As a Communiversity student, your input and feedback are important to helping us continue to provide high-quality programming and exceptional instruction. Please complete a class evaluation at uc.edu/ce/commu.

Instructor: Alisa Strauss Tuesday, August 21, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35, plus a $15 supply fee payable to the instructor

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ASTRONOMY NEW! HOW TO USE YOUR TELESCOPE Do you have a telescope sitting in the closet or over in the corner and you would love to use it if you only knew how? Do the dials and knobs leave you mystified? Intimidated? Which end do you look through? There are all of these various pieces that do what? Perhaps you know how your telescope works (sort of), but you’re not sure what to do with it. You say you can find the Moon, but beyond that, the telescope won’t cooperate. Fear not! The answers are all here. However, much you know or don’t know about YOUR telescope, I guarantee you will leave with enough knowledge to take on your scope, one-on-one, and come out victorious. We start with the sky and end with your eye. Your telescope will forever be your friend (until you get a bigger friend!). Bring your telescope along, cardboard spyglass or Hubble wannabe, and we’ll make this a hands-on learning experience.

SPACEBALLS How would a home run look on Mars? Could you hit a baseball off the Moon? Answering these questions requires knowledge of physics, mathematics, and planetary science, but it’s not as hard as one might think. With the right information, anyone can figure it out! Join local astrophysicist Aaron Eiben at the Cincinnati Observatory to see just how. If the sky is clear, we will also gaze through the best telescope in town. Instructor: Aaron Eiben Monday, July 16, 8-10 pm, $35

“So much information. Everyone should come here!”

Instructor: Dave Bosse Tuesday, July 17, 8–10 pm, $35

- a student from John Ventre’s Behind the Scenes

TOUR OF THE UNIVERSE Explore space from the Earth and beyond! Fly past the moon, the planets, the stars, and galaxies to the edge of what is known. Bring your questions about the Cosmos, and our Observatory Scientist will answer as many as he can. View through the oldest operational telescope in the country, weather permitting. Ad Astra! Instructor: Aaron Eiben Monday, August 20, 8–10 pm, $35

BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE OBSERVATORY Look to the heavens through the oldest continuously used telescope in the world; explore the depths of the 1873 observatory including its attic and basement; and learn why President Adams laid the observatory’s original cornerstone in 1843. Hear the fascinating history of the founding of the observatory; investigate how the 19th century astronomers determined time for the city of Cincinnati; discover why the observatory was designated a National Historic Landmark; and find out what is in store for the future. The Moon will be viewed through the telescope following the program, weather permitting. Instructor: John Ventre Tuesday, September 18, 8-10 pm, $35

at the Observatory class

LONGITUDE: JOHN HARRISON AND HIS CLOCKS Knowing what time, it is, exactly, has been part and parcel of knowing where you are on the planet, especially at sea. Comparing sky-time with your clock-time told you where you were, your longitude. This was a nearly impossible task with the mechanisms of early time keeping up to the 18th century, which resulted in seafaring catastrophe after catastrophe; lost at sea or found on the reef. All of that changed in the 1700’s because of the life-long work of a third-grade educated, back-woods carpenter, who took on the scientific establishment of his day and brought us into the world of modern, accurate time-keeping. John Harrison’s clocks and advances in clock making told us what time it is, exactly, and set records in accuracy that stood for centuries, even into the 21st century. Let’s find out what makes clocks tick (literally). Instructor: Dave Bosse Wednesday, September 5, 7–9 pm, $35

HOW WE KNOW WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE UNIVERSE This course reviews the technologies and techniques astronomers use to explore and understand the Universe, beginning with 19th century spectroscopic discoveries to present-day detection of gravity waves. Instructor: Terry Endres

STAYCATION FAMILY DEAL!

Monday, August 6, 7–9 pm, $35 $$$

BEST DEAL!

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Bring the whole family to the Observatory and save!

Two or more guests, save 20% Three or more guests, save 30% Four or more guests, save 40% Call 513-556-6932 for group pricing!

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BUSINESS AND CAREER

NEW! GET STARTED IN GAME DEVELOPMENT

NEW! PRODUCT PROTOTYPING ON A BUDGET CERTIFICATE Creating a prototype of a product used to be a very expensive proposition. Now, however, with the availability of consumer-level 3D printers and relatively easy-to-program custom electronics controlled by processors like the Arduino, it is possible to prototype many types of products yourself. These two classes, Intro to 3D Printing and Maker Electronics, will give you the skills to get started with these two aspects of low-cost prototyping, and give you an idea of what is possible and where to learn even more skills going forward.

There has never been a better time to start a career in the game development industry. Games can be found on computers, the Web, gaming consoles, and virtually every mobile tablet and phone. Industry forecasts indicate that gaming will be worth close to 100 billion dollars in the next two years. Talented, creative, and enthusiastic people are in great demand in this industry. Whether you want to start your independent game project in your basement or work with a small creative team or for a large game development studio, this course will prepare you to start developing your games. Instructor: Chad Walker

Instructors: Joan Horvath and Rich “Whosawhatsis” Cameron

Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

Two-month online program, September 4–November 30, $395

APPLYING LEAN SIGMA PRACTICES TO HR FUNCTIONS

NEW! POLARITY THINKING TO ACHIEVE POSITIVE OUTCOMES In an increasingly on-demand world, leaders are required to make tough decisions and manage daily tensions. These decisions and pressures are many times a result of overemphasizing one value or point of view to the neglect of equally important ones. This course introduces Polarity Thinking—a set of principles and tools for recognizing, predicting, and leveraging polarities in business and organizational decision-making. In this 3-week workshop, you will be introduced to Polarity Thinking and the concept of bothand thinking. You will consider polarities that affect organizations including tradition and innovation, stability and change, margin and mission, and individual and team. Instructor: Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic

Develop the mindset of Lean Operational Excellence, an advanced problem solving approach that facilitates continuous improvement within the organization through the identification and elimination of waste. Lean principles can also be used to streamline processes in the human resource functions such as recruiting, hiring, training, compensating and managing performance. Find out about Lean concepts, tools, and methods with which you can benchmark and assess problems, and lead continuous improvement efforts to resolve them. After taking this course you will have an expanded capacity to facilitate small groups and teams using Lean Process Improvement principles and methodologies to create change within your organization. Instructors: Sally Schmall This course has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

Wednesdays, August 15–29, 3 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $99

Four-week online course, July 2–July 27, $245

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION CERTIFICATES

YOUR WORKPLACE, YOUR EMPLOYEES & THE LAW

Three-month sessions start July 2.

• CERTIFICATE IN BASIC GAME DESIGN $395

• CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS WRITING $495

• CERTIFICATE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE $245

• CERTIFICATE IN PRESENTATION MEDIA $495

• CERTIFICATE IN WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION $595 FOR ADDITIONAL COURSE DETAILS, VISIT ED2GO.COM/UC OR CALL 513-556-6932

Designed for non-lawyers, this course will provide business owners, managers, supervisors and HR professionals with a roadmap for effectively handling complicated employee-related issues that affect today’s legal-prone work environment. Each class contains guidelines, step-by-step compliance instructions and practical leadership skills, methods and techniques proven for successfully managing employees and for complying with state and federal workplace laws. This course has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. Instructor: Lupe McElroy Four-week online course, July 2–July 27, $195

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: A WORD ASSOCIATION APPROACH

LEGAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION This course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills needed toward the goal of becoming an exceptional legal practitioner in an administrative capacity. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to improve communication methods, improve the productivity within the legal office by obtaining effective tools that promote a smoother operation. You will also get a better understanding of the importance of competency, confidentiality and the administration of ethics in a legal office environment.

This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. Root terms are divided by each body system. The origin, a combined form, and an example of non-medical everyday usage is provided for each root term. Word Associations are provided as a learning tool. Unusual and interesting information is provided in regards to each term. Root terms are combined with prefixes and suffixes as your learning will culminate in the interpretation of several paragraphs of medical notes. Instructor: Douglas Best Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

Instructor: LaSania Hamilton One-month online course, August 6–August 31, $195

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FOUNDATIONS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

GETTING STARTED IN VOICE ACTING

Supply Chain Management is on the radar for C-Level executives as both a competitive threat and opportunity. Do you have a strategy for your supply chain? Is it aligned? Do you know and understand the decisions and tradeoffs you have to make? If you answered no to any of these questions, you need to attend this program. Upon completion of this course you will not only understand the above, you will have a completed plan created for your own supply chain.

This fun and empowering two-hour Introductory Class covers the different types of voiceovers and what tools are needed in order to find success in the industry. You’ll be coached as you perform a real voiceover script and be recorded so that you can receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. For ages 18 and over. Taught by a professional voice actor from the Voice Acting Training Company, Voices For All.

Instructor: Chuck Nemer

Instructor: Leah Frederick

Four-week online course, July 2–July 27, $245

Tuesday, September 18, 6:30–8:30 pm, $39

STRATEGIC PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR HUMAN RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS Project management skills and processes are critical tools in meeting the organization’s strategic talent and management objectives. Successful human resource professionals need to develop and demonstrate skills in leadership, organization, planning, and understanding of the essential aspects of project management. This course is designed to broaden your understanding of project management principles, develop skills needed to successfully facilitate projects as well as develop an understanding of potential risks that often prevent successful project implementation. Instructors: Sally Schmall One-month online course, July 2–July 27, $245

CERTIFICATE IN TEACHING ADULTS

Fun, one-on-one, video chat class to get started in Professional Voice Acting, covering some of the many details of the industry. Receive professional voice evaluation. Class length is 90 minutes. The online format may be through Chat, Skype or by phone (your choice). $49

CERTIFICATE IN DATA ANALYSIS Data Analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. Add a whole new skill set to your portfolio and make a big difference in the success of your organization by acquiring data analysis skills. Instructors: John Rutledge & Mary I. Dereshiwsky Three-month online program, September 4–November 30, $495

CHANGE IN THE WORKPLACE

This is your invitation to teach others in-person and join in one of the more important functions in life - passing on knowledge and skills to others. It is both an opportunity and a responsibility. Whether you want to teach others or currently teach others, in any setting, either formally or informally, this course is for you. We will give you both the fundamental and advanced information to improve your teaching. Your lead instructor is an author of How to Teach Adults, the best-selling book on the subject (eBook version is included in the course).

Most people do not like change even when they know that change is inevitable and will happen with or without your consent. A recent Gallup study found that nearly 70% of the American workforce is disengaged from their jobs. They perceive changes in careers to be too difficult to accomplish or they are too old, not skilled enough and may lack the funds to change their skill set. The good news is that those who are willing to embrace change are much more likely to thrive under new conditions. Take home strategies on how to deal with changes in your work environment and even how to introduce changes to your workplace culture.

Instructor: William A. Draves

Instructor: Brenton Rolle

Two-month online program, September 4–October 26, $295

Four-week online course, July 2–July 27, $195

SIX SIGMA GREEN BELT CERTIFICATE: ONLINE Six Sigma Green Belt training teaches problem-solving skills, using the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model to work on projects that benefit the organization. Instructor: Scott Follett Twelve-week online course, September 4–November 30, $495

CHANGE MANAGEMENT SKILLS: ONLINE HR professionals are increasingly being asked to develop the personal skills and attitudes for implementing change as well as a technical understanding of how to apply the tools for change. In this class participants will learn how to successfully plan, implement, communicate, create employee involvement and commitment, and add value during change.

“A lot of interesting information about how coffee is processed from picking berries to dried beans.” - a student from our spring Coffee 101 class

Instructor: Sally Schmall One-month online course, September 4–September 28, $195

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CINCINNATI LOCAL

NEW! EXPLORE THE WONDERS OF CINCINNATI

NEW! OHIO’S JOURNEYS TO WORLD WAR I

What do you think are Cincinnati’s wonders? The inside story behind 8 Wonders of Cincinnati shows you how author Wendy Hart Beckman chose which wonders to describe -- and which ones to leave on the cutting room floor. Illustrated by Allison Ranieri, 8 Wonders of Cincinnati includes a variety of modern and historic photographs, as well as original art created by Ranieri. We’ll discuss how authors approach the research and writing of such a book. You’ll also pick up some tips on publishing along the way!

On April 6, 1917, the United States officially entered World War I and over 200,000 Ohioans played a major role in the Great War. It seems fitting this Spring that we celebrate Ohio’s history in this great war. This program brings to life the history of this event with historic photos of the war and documents as seen through the eyes of local Cincinnatians. Our grandparents and great-grandparents who were involved in that “conflict” are gone and, at best, most people do not see them as the young vital men that they were when this happened. Few ever talked about the war. Come and discover names of WWI heroes in Southwest Ohio that you might not know. Instructor: Cheri Brinkman

Instructor: Wendy Hart Beckman Thursday, July 19, 6:30–8:30 pm, $39 Fee includes autographed copy of Wendy Beckman’s book, 8 Wonders of Cincinnati

NEW! CINCINNATI THEN AND NOW

Thursday, September 20, 6:30–8:30 pm, $25

NEW! A SWEET HISTORY OF CINCINNATI Discover the history of the Cincinnati Candy industry and its influence nationally. This sweet course starts with our city’s first confectioner, Johann Meyers, and continues with the formation of the National Confectioners’ Association, the National Candy Company, and Cincinnati’s role in Sweetest Day. You will learn the history of John Mueller, Cincinnati’s only maker of black licorice, and our oldest continually operating candy company, Doscher. Additionally, you will learn about H.D. Smith and the invention of the baseball gum trading card, the influence of Greek immigrants on our candy industry, Mullane’s invention of the nectar flavor, the commercial release of candy corn, and how a local manufacturer influenced caramel corn and movie and sports concessions. You will learn the fascinating story of the religious cult behind the Opera Cream and the Peep. You will be able to describe the difference between a taffy, chewy nougat, pulled cream, and caramel; smell or taste some old flavors like hoarhound, ylangylang; and learn about ethical chocolates. Instructor: Dann Woellert Thursday, August 2, 6:30–8:30 pm, $39 Fee includes autographed copy of Dann Woellert’s book, Cincinnati Candy: A Sweet History

NEW! SPEND AN AFTERNOON IN AN 1800S VILLAGE Heritage Village Museum is a recreated 1800s community in Southwestern Ohio. The village contains 13 historic buildings from around the Cincinnati area; they were moved here to save them from destruction. In this class, you will receive a guided tour through the various homes and a history lesson on simple homesteading life in the 1800s. Life was tough during these times. Join Frank Farmer Loomis on an exploration of home and work life, leisure, medicine, religion, and slavery during this significant time in the United States.

Join local author, Jeff Suess, for an evening of exploration through Cincinnati’s rich history and vibrant culture. Using archive photos from the 19th and 20th centuries, Suess will take you on a tour beginning at Fountain Square, out to the riverfront, then back downtown – with several other stops in between. Essential Cincinnati highlights include: Roebling Suspension Bridge, Fountain Square, Union Terminal, Music Hall, and Carew Tower, Mount Adams Incline, the canal, and Old Main Library. You will receive an autographed copy of Suess’ new book, Cincinnati Then and Now Instructor: Jeff Seuss Thursday, September 13, 6:30–8 pm, $39 Fee includes autographed copy of Jeff Suess’ new book, Cincinnati Then and Now.

ON-SCREEN IN CINCINNATI Whether you want to be in front of or behind the camera, or even feature your own home or business in a movie or commercial, veteran feature film and documentary producer, Chris Hilsabeck, guides you on how to get that big break. With the Ohio film tax incentive, feature film production continues to flourish throughout our region. Learn tips and tricks on how to sell yourself or your place (as a film location) on the next Hollywood film or commercial that lands in our own backyard! Resources will be shared on how to be cast as an extra, work on the crew or list your property for location scout access. Instructor: Chris Hilsabeck Saturday, July 14, 10 am–12:30 pm, $39

Instructor: Frank Farmer Loomis Location: Heritage Village Museum, Sharon Woods Sunday, August 5, 1–5 pm, $59

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COMMUNICATION & WRITING

BUSINESS AND MARKETING WRITING

NEW! ZINE MAKING AND SELF-PUBLISHING Zines are self-published, small-circulation books or papers. Zines are powerful! They give you the opportunity to express strong ideas and share it with others. This course will examine the history of independently produced publications and their importance to society. You will explore different ways to create your self-published booklets and realize the freedom of self-expression. Instructor: Russell Hausfeld Mondays, August 6–August 13, 2 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $59

Are you a writer working in the business world? Or a marketing professional responsible for obtaining great marketing copy? Maybe your boss made you the company writer, but you’ve never had any training. Or maybe you’re interested in a writing or marketing career. Whether you seek to improve your writing or learn to identify effective copy, this course will help you understand the power of writing - and use it to present a solid, cohesive message to your target audience. Instructor: Lisa Adams Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

ADVANCED FICTION WRITING Do you have a story idea but aren’t sure how to begin? Do your friends say you write well, but you’re not sure how to get started on that first book? In this course, you’ll explore all the topics a writer needs to create a successful manuscript, including story structure, plot, character, dialogue, setting, suspense, conflict, action, viewpoint, tense, and even how to get published. Each lesson includes an assignment that will help you develop or polish your manuscript. Instructor: Steve Alcorn Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

INTRODUCTION TO FICTION WRITING

SELF-PUBLISHING eBOOKS eBooks are becoming more popular than ever, especially with the release of the iPad and other tablet computers. In addition to publishing fiction and non-fiction books individuals and companies are using eBook publishing as a way to market products, services, and ideas. Come discover what makes a great ebook and how you go about creating, formatting and publishing your eBook. Learn the steps necessary to create your eBook with text, photos, illustrations, audio, videos and hyperlinks to websites. Understand the different options you have in self-publishing and distributing your eBook. Walk away not only knowing how to make an eBook but how to market it as well. Instructor: Tim Street One-month online course, July 2–July 27, $195

Designed specifically for those with little fiction writing experience who want to learn how to begin a fiction writing project. Find your pathway toward your fiction writing goals. You will learn the basic building blocks of story: character, plot and setting, as well as the different forms of fiction writing and some of the genres you might like to explore. Find out about researching avenues for marketing your work: online versus print magazines, self-publishing versus publishing with a traditional press. Come away with the skills you need to get started on a new work of fiction. Instructor: Jacqui Lipton One-month online course, July 2–July 27, $195

YOUR OPINION MATTERS As a Communiversity student, your input and feedback are important to helping us continue to provide high-quality programming and exceptional instruction. Please complete a class evaluation at uc.edu/ce/commu.

GRANT WRITING SUITE Good grant writing consultants are always in demand. This is one field where your creative writing skills can literally touch thousands of people and make a true difference in their quality of life. In this bundled series, you will learn everything you to know about start grant writing proposals and consult or volunteer for non-profit, public foundations. Three courses for one discounted price! Only $299. Sessions start monthly.

• A TO Z GRANT WRITING

• ADVANCED GRANT PROPOSAL WRITING

• BECOMING A GRANT WRITING CONSULTANT

For additional course details, visit ed2go.com/uc or call 513-556-6932.

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EXPLORE THE WORLD

Celebrate Cincinnati’s Rich History this Summer! $$$

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THE COMPLETE INTREPID TRAVELER Sign up for all 3 Intrepid Traveler classes and save 20%!

Communiversity is offering you several opportunities to learn more about your home town’s rich and unique history.

INTREPID TRAVELER: TRAVEL LOGISTICS Whether you’re a novice traveler or your passport is worn thin, come empower yourself to become a more capable, confident, and independent traveler. Topics include: how to choose a destination; how to create a budget; passports and visas / entry requirements; international travel safety programs; plane tickets; accommodations and ground transportation. Tuesday, June 26, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35

INTREPID TRAVELER: SAVVY TRAVEL This information-packed session will make a savvy traveler out of you! Learn industry secrets and save a bundle. Topics include: travel insurance and health insurance; immunizations and health concerns; money tips; safety tips; electronics and adapters; cell phones and communication; packing and luggage; plus, tipping while traveling. Tuesday, July 3, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35

INTREPID TRAVELER: SOLO TRAVEL Some people dream of seeing the world but hesitate to venture out by themselves. Turn traveling solo to your advantage as you learn valuable information about the challenges and opportunities available to those who travel on their own. Find out practical tips on how to travel smart (following local customs, safety) while having a great time. Learn where to go, how to travel solo and what to expect as you explore a variety of travel experiences. Please see “Travel Logistics” and “Travel Savvy” for details on topics Simone covers in her other classes.

Cincinnati is an amazing place to live and visit for so many reasons. Local author Wendy Beckman and illustrator Allison Ranieri celebrate the city’s eight wonders--architecture, art, commerce, food, customs, geography, history and people. Explore the Wonders of Cincinnati on July 19. Discover the history of Cincinnati’s candy industry and it’s influence on our nation. Dann Wollert’s sweet course starts with our city’s first confectioner, Johann Meyers. You will also learn the history of Cincinnati’s only maker of black licorice, the inventor of the baseball card trading gum, plus the religious cult behind the famous Peep! Join A Sweet History of Cincinnati on August 2. Go back in time and view Cincinnati in the 1800s with a living history tour through 13 historic buildings. During our private tourwith Frank Farmer Loomis, you will gain a better perspective of how tough life truly was during those time. Spend an Afternoon in the 1800s on August 5. Continue your exploration through Cincinnati’s rich history and vibrant culture with local author, Jeff Suess. Using archive photos from the 19th and 20th centuries, evaluate Cincinnati: Then and Now on September 13. Cincinnati & Soup author, Cheri Brinkmann, brings to life the history of WWI with historic photos of the war and documents as seen through the eyes of local Cincinnatians. Our grandparents and great-grandparents who were involved in that “conflict” are gone and few ever talked about the war. Celebrate our WWI heroes whom you might not know during Ohio’s Journey to World War I on September 20.

Tuesday, July 10, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35

TRAVEL HACKING 101 Using Points, Memberships, and Bonuses for Almost-Free Travel! Ever wonder how people claim to travel for “free” or “almost free”? No, they are not panhandling or hitchhiking their way around the world, they are using popular travel offers and incentives, memberships and points, to earn free flights, free hotel rooms, free trips and more, oftentimes without even stepping out of their living room. In this Travel Hacking 101 class, learn how to start putting these opportunities to work for you and get on your way to free travel! Tuesday, July 17, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35

> > See page 9 for course dates and times

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FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FOR NON-FINANCE MANAGERS

Please note: Our seminars are educational in nature. The University does not endorse or promote any products, strategy or views. Any presented are those of the instructor only.

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. This certificate explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals and assessing performance within your own area of influence.

YOUR FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR RETIREMENT

Instructors: Sharon deFonteny & Jodie Trana

This comprehensive personal finance course is for those in the early stages of retirement or those planning for retirement. Drawing from extensive academic research, it addresses the many challenges of retirement and gives you strategies to help you achieve financial peace-of-mind. The goal is to provide a step-bystep outline of how to manage your finances successfully. You will learn the different facets of the retirement success equation, such as effectively managing and preserving your assets, making smarter financial decisions, and setting up a plan that can last you through your retirement years.

Three-month online program, September 4–November 30, $495

These 2-week workshops are FREE, but registration is required.

Instructor: Horter Investment Management, LLC

Check our website for dates and locations. uc.edu/ce/commu

IDENTITY THEFT Now more than 50% of identity theft occurs in the workplace. Learn to address both private and workplace concerns. You will receive information about the basic, common sense steps necessary to protect your identity and assets. Then develop comprehensive expertise in how to deter data theft, detect fraud, and minimize the impact of any damage inflicted. Instructor: George Vroustouris Four-week online course, July 2–July 27, $195

THE BASICS OF BOOKKEEPING Join us to build a foundation to understand the accounting equation and create accurate financial ledgers. After taking this course, you will be able to: evaluate the financial transactions and events of a business; record these transactions in the appropriate accounts; balance the general ledger at month’s end; and complete the accounting equation. Instructor: Sharon deFonteny Four-week online course, July 2–July 27, $195

THE COMPLETE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP This workshop addresses real-life concerns and provides tools that will last a lifetime. You will develop healthy approaches to your personal finances and retirement planning. With the knowledge that you gain, you will become more confident making financial decisions to pursue your family’s overall financial goals and improve your financial future.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP FINANCE CERTIFICATE Finance is a key to entrepreneurial success. The lack of financial knowledge about business and business start-ups is one of the leading causes of failure for entrepreneurial ventures. As an entrepreneur, you have limited time and you certainly have limited resources. So knowing where to put your valuable time and your limited resources is critical to the success of your new venture. Instructors: Sharon deFonteny and Jodie Trana Three-month online program, September 4–November 30, $495

ACCOUNTING WITH EXCEL SUITE Take your Excel skills to the next level! In these hands-on lessons, you’ll learn how to create informative, eye-catching charts and graphs, and master charting, PivotTables, Slicers, Sparklines, and other advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2016. Harness the power of Excel’s data analysis tools and AutoFilter commands, and see how easy it is to create macros that eliminate repetitive tasks. Set yourself apart from the casual Excel user by adding VLOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH, and Excel’s other time-saving functions to your repertoire. So get ready for six action-packed weeks that will make you an Excel expert! Instructor: Chad Wambolt Three-month online course, July 18–November 30, $349

ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS SERIES: ONLINE Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you’re interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you. Whether you’re a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, these courses will give you a solid foundation in financial matters. Instructor: Charlene Messier Three-month online course, July 18–September 21, $199

This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.00 total CLE hour(s) instruction.

Instructor: Gary E. Hollander, CFP® Thursdays, July 12 – August 2, 4 weeks, $59, fee include one workbook. Please feel free to bring a spouse or a friend at no additional cost. Email the name of your guest to: ce@uc.edu

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INVESTING Doug Wondrely is a financial advisor with more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Working with clients using a system designed to protect assets from downside risks, and helping prepare them for retirement. Instructor: Doug Wondrely

Enjoy the Tart & Sour Flavors in Beer !

INVESTING 101 Whether you’re new or an experienced investor, you’re sure to gain something from this course. The course is designed to give you a good understanding of a wide range of topics. We will cover investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETF’s, and Annuities. Understanding the risk associated with each, along with your risk tolerance. Fundamental differences as well as the pros and cons of each. Exploring common strategies and philosophies for constructing your own portfolio. Thursday, August 16, 6:30–8:30 pm, $25

NEW! INVESTING 201 AND CRYPTOCURRENCY Join an in-depth discussion about investing! This class is perfect for those who have taken our Investing 101 class or bring a fundamental knowledge about stock exchanges. In this class, we will take a deeper dive into the different types of stocks and characteristics of each, learn about trading on various exchanges and how they come to market, as well as trading in secondary markets. We will review how each trade is reported in your statements. You will also learn about alternative investments like cyber currency and whether you should be jumping on board.

1. Remember the three sip rule – don’t give up on sour beer after your first sip. 2. Check the pH. The lower the number the more noticeable tart it will be. 3. Be open to trying it!

Thursday, August 30, 6:30–8:30 pm, $25

New this Summer, Communiversity is teaming up with Urban Artifact to offer 2 new classes on sour beers. While not the first to explore the styles, they specialize in tart and wild ales, especially balanced, heavily fruited ales. At Urban Artifact, they dedicate their time to a process called sour mashing.

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Beer that has a pH at or below 3.8 is considered a sour. The lower the number the more acidic or sour it will taste. For some, there can be a learning curve to enjoying sour beer. Urban Artifact brewers understand this and have some helpful tips for those of you just starting out on your sour beer journey:

Register for both Investing 101 & 201 at a discounted rate of $39 for both courses!

PROTECTING YOUR ASSETS: WILLS, TRUSTS, POWERS OF ATTORNEY Estate planning is typically focused on what happens to your property after your death, but it can also include decisions about your property while you are living. During this 2-hour class, we will review the essentials of planning and protecting your estate. You will learn the differences between wills, trusts and powers of attorney. We will discuss the probate process and how to position your assets in order to avoid it. We will reveal the potential fees associated with settling an estate. Lastly, we will explain how to protect your portfolio during a market down turn.

To learn more about this process and the history of sour beers, join our Sour Beer Primer class on July 18. Then, dive into some classic sour beer and food pairings for you to sample, or create your own new pairing ideas during our Sour Beer & Food Pairing class on August 1. Each class includes beer tastings of various types of sours and you will receive a UC pint to take home. Plus, be sure stick around after class for music by local artists.

Tuesday, August 28, 6:30–8:30 pm, $25

NEW! RETIREMENT PLANNING: WHAT TO DO You only get one chance to get this right! Don’t get caught up in all the industry noise. Countless talk shows, mailers, blogs, dinner seminars with the latest and greatest “product” to solve all your retirement issues. Join me for a purely educational workshop to arm you with the knowledge to sit through any meeting and know what questions to ask, and more importantly when to say no. Many decisions that you make during this facet of life are permanent and can literally cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars. This is three hours of intense retirement educational material to prepare you for what lies ahead. Bring your questions, I encourage you to ask. . Saturday, September 15, 9 am–12 pm, $25

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FITNESS & HEALTH FITNESS FLEX WITH PAT Purchase a pass to attend Zumba® Toning, Zumba® Fitness or Boot Camp Lite. All classes are held at UC’s Victory Parkway Campus. If you use up all your sessions, simply buy another pass! Please note that passes may not be carried over into another term

Instructor: Pat Woellert

NEW! PAIN MANAGEMENT AND DRUG THERAPY The prevalence of drugs and supplements for pain management presents a unique challenge. It is vital to gain an understanding of pain management and the medications that are available. In this course, we will cover the most important and commonly used substances for pain management and provide their clinical use and dosage; adverse effects and potential drug interactions; safety in choosing substances to treat pain; use during pregnancy and with specific age groups and additional resources. Instructor: James Kiffmeyer Wednesday, July 18, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35

NEW! VITAMINS, MINERALS AND YOU

ZUMBA® TONING Zumba® Toning combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba® moves to create a calorie-torching, strength-training dance fitness-party. You will learn how to use light weights (1-2 pounds) to tone all your target zones, including arms, abs, glutes and thighs. Sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast. Bring 1-2 pound dumbbells, a mat for floor work, and wear supportive aerobic shoes. Tuesdays, July 10–September 25, 12 weeks, 5:35–6:35 pm, $79

ZUMBA® FITNESS This unique workout is a “feel-happy” approach to fitness. Its high energy, motivating music and rhythms are a fusion of Latin and International dance themes. Great for the body and great for the mind, this workout combines fast and slow rhythms designed to sculpt the body, burn calories and fat, and tone you up. Bring floor mat and wear supportive aerobic shoes. Wednesdays, July 11–September 26, 12 weeks, 5:35–6:35 pm, $79

BOOT CAMP LITE No fear here - you can do it! This kinder, gentler boot camp is designed to improve your cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, balance, and flexibility with fun, easy-to-follow drills. Bring a pair of hand held weights suitable to your fitness level, a mat for floor work, and supportive aerobic shoes. Thursday, July 12–September 27, 12 weeks, 5:35–6:35 pm, $79 $$$

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Choose either a 6-week pass for $45 or a 12-week pass for $79. Try Pat’s classes risk free: Get a pass for one free week!

The prevalence of vitamins and minerals presents a unique challenge. It is vital to gain an understanding of vitamins and minerals. In this course, we will cover the most important and commonly used vitamins and minerals. We’ll provide information including a description of the various plant or natural resources used as supplements; clinical use and dosage; adverse effects and potential drug interactions; risk versus benefits; use during pregnancy and with specific age groups; and additional links to important resources. Instructor: James Kiffmeyer Wednesday, August 8, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35

NEW! EATING TO BETTER YOUR ENVIRONMENT Have you ever wondered how out of season produce makes it to your supermarket? Do you have concerns about the pesticides, antibiotics, and hormones in your family’s food? The truth is many fruits and vegetables travel long distances and are routinely irradiated for longer shelf life. The food choices we make every day directly affect our health, our community and the well-being of the earth. In this class, you will learn about ways to reduce your environmental impact through your food decisions, while improving your food’s flavor and nutrition and simultaneously strengthening your community. We will also cover local food resources. Instructor: Theresia Marsh Saturday, June 30, 10 am–12 pm, $35

MASTER YOUR METABOLISM Stop depriving your body! What if I told you that it was possible to lose weight and build a leaner, stronger body while eating the foods you love? Well, it is possible, and it works with the macro diet! In this two-hour workshop, you will learn about calories (the good and the bad) from a macronutrient perspective. You will, also, gain an understanding of counting macros and metabolic positioning. If you consume macronutrients that are customized to your body type and goals, you will lose weight, build muscle and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Lastly, you will learn strategies for meal planning and prep as well as eating out. By the end of the workshop, you will walk away with many resources to start your individualized macro diet and shred fat fast! Instructor: Sarah Williams Thursday, August 9, 6:30–8:30 pm, $39

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OSHA #7845 RECORDKEEPING RULE SEMINAR

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ONLINE COURSES Approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® for CEUS Through a partnership with ed2go, University of Cincinnati offers courses that will help you prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® and the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) exams offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Certification Magazine recently identified PMP certification as “the highest-paying certification” of the year. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, you’ll gain valuable knowledge at your convenience. You’ll have the flexibility to study at your own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. The courses can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection. Instructors: Kris Solie-Johnson and Glynns Thomas Twelve-week online courses, Sessions start monthly, $183 • PROJECT MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS Learn the same powerful tools and techniques that experienced project management professionals rely on every day • PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS Gain the skills you need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management • SIX SIGMA: TOTAL QUALITY APPLICATIONS Learn to apply the elements and methods of Six Sigma to achieve the highest possible quality

NEW Electronic Submission Process This seminar covers OSHA requirements for maintaining and posting records of occupational injuries and illnesses, and reporting specific cases to OSHA. Course topics: Specific OSHA recordkeeping requirements; Exceptions to exemptions for small employers and employers in low-hazard industries; Mechanics of OSHA recordkeeping; Location, retention and maintenance of records; Maintenance of the log (OSHA No. 300); Deciding if workrelated injuries are recordable; Lost workday cases, reporting fatalities and multiple hospitalizations; Penalties for failure to comply with recordkeeping obligations. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify OSHA requirements for recordkeeping, posting and reporting and to complete OSHA Form 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, OSHA Form 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, and OSHA Form 301 Injury and Illness Incident Report. 4 CEUs. May 25, 8 am–1 pm Register at www.greatlakesosha.org/course-catalog or call 513-558-1730

Zine Making & Self-Publishing Workshop Zines are self-published, small-circulation books or papers. Zines are powerful! They give you the opportunity to express strong ideas and share it with others. This summer, join our fun, hands-on Zine Making workshop, intended for everyone: teenagers, college students, and adults. You will discover the history of independently produced publications and their importance in society. You will also explore different ways to create your self-published booklets and realize the freedom of self-expression. Russell Hausfield has worked in publication design for the past four years and runs a self-publishing outlet called Naturalized Publishing with his business partner, Cassie Lipp. Through Naturalized, they publish an art and literature zine that called, “Read This Sh*t!”.

• INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT PROJECT 2013 OR 2016 Use this popular project management software to plan, implement, and control projects, control projects, track costs and resources, and generate reports using Gantt Chart and Calendar views • PREPARE FOR THE PMI® CERTIFICATION EXAM WITH OUR PMP® CERTIFICATION PREP COURSE Master the first seven chapters of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 5th edition-the essential resource for the PMP® certification exam.

In each session, Russell will teach you how to make small booklets out of paper, you will design your own pamphlet, and consider different elements or printing. You will also explore different platforms for online distribution.

New sessions of each six-week online course start monthly, with two lessons released weekly (for a total of 12). Each high-quality course includes comprehensive lessons, quizzes, assignments, and a discussion area. Dedicated instructors facilitate every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback, and facilitating discussions.

Thursdays, August 6-August 13 > > See page 10

DETAILS ON ANY OF THESE COURSES CAN BE FOUND AT ED2GO.COM/UC OR CALL 513-556-6932

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FOOD & DRINK

NEW! SOUR BEER PRIMER Explore the wild world of sour beer! At one time in history, all beer was sour to a degree. With modern brewing techniques and science, there are now more varieties of sour beer (and better tasting!) than ever. Dive into the world of Wild, Sour, Spontaneous, and BarrelAged liquid goodness. This class includes a short history lesson, discussion about what makes a sour beer unique and different, and beer tastings of various types of sours. You will receive a UC pint full of your favorite Urban Artifact beer. Plus, plan to stick around for music by a local band after the tasting!

New this Summer, Communiversity is partnering with Churchill’s Fine Teas to offer a full series of tea tasting classes! Instructors: Kathleen & Katherine Kern Churchill’s Fine Teas is Cincinnati based, family owned and operated tea retailer and wholesaler, with the largest selection of loose leaf tea in the Midwest. Their mission is to inspire people wherever they are on their tea journey.

Location: Urban Artifact Wednesday, July 18, 6:30–8 pm, $35

NEW! SOUR BEER & FOOD PAIRING

Monday, June 4, 6–8 pm, $35

Looking for beer pairing tips? Sour beer is unlike most beer commonly consumed today and presents some unique and fun opportunities when pairing with food. Acidity, Bitterness, and Sweetness work in concert with sour beers providing the home and professional chef alike some mind-bending potential for taste pairing experiences. This class will consist of covering the basics of food pairing and dive into some classic sour beer and food pairings for you to sample. You will receive a UC pint full of your favorite Urban Artifact beer. Plus, plan to stick around for music by a local band after the tasting!

Location: Churchill’s Fine Teas @ Rookwood Commons or

Location: Urban Artifact

Tuesday, June 5, 6–8 pm, $35

Wednesday, August 1, 6:30–8 pm, $49

NEW! TEA 101 In this class, we start with the basics. You’ll learn where tea comes from, how it is made, how to brew each type of tea to get the best flavor, and what’s the difference between pure tea and herbal infusions.

Location: Churchill’s Fine Teas @ Historic Findlay Market

NEW! ORIGINS OF TEA This is the second class in our Around the World in 15 Cups of Tea series. In this tea tasting class, we’ll go back to the origins and learn about how tea became a foundation of Eastern cultures. You will taste five teas from different countries and explore how tea shaped these countries and history of the world. Monday, June 18, 6–8 pm, $35 Location: Churchill’s Fine Teas @ Rookwood Commons or Tuesday, June 19, 6–8 pm, $35 Location: Churchill’s Fine Teas @ Historic Findlay Market

NEW! TEA TAKES THE WORLD This is the final class in our Around the World in 15 Cups of Tea series. In this tea tasting class, you’ll explore how tea has spread across the globe and where it has become central to Western Cultures. As we taste five different teas, we’ll also discuss new varieties of tea and modern-day tea rituals. Monday, July 9, 6–8 pm, $35 Location: Churchill’s Fine Teas @ Rookwood Commons Tuesday, July 10, 6–8 pm, $35 Location: Churchill’s Fine Teas @ Historic Findlay Market

COFFEE 101: A CUP OF EXCELLENCE Experience the exciting world of craft coffee with Cincinnati’s master roaster, Chuck Pfahler. In this class, you will learn where coffee grows, how it’s processed, the journey from crop to cup, and how all of that affects taste. Then, you will take part in the art and science of manual brewing and how different brew devices create different aroma and flavor characteristics. Through a guided hands-on brewing and tasting exercises, you will learn how to make the perfect cup of coffee every time! Instructor: Charles Pfahler Wednesday, July 11, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35

COLD COFFEE METHODS WORKSHOP During the hot summer months, iced coffee and cold brew serve as a refreshing way to enjoy your daily fix, but cold coffee is more than just throwing some strong brew on the rocks. Join us for this dive into the world of iced coffees and how to perfect the brewing process. In this class we’ll take an in-depth look at both Japanese iced coffee methods and cold brew. We’ll look at the science and chemistry behind what happens when coffee is brewed hot and poured over ice versus coffee that has been brewed with cold water over a long period of time. You’ll be guided through a hands on side by side comparison of the various iced coffee and cold brew methods so that you can decide your favorite way to enjoy cold coffee this summer! Instructor: Charles Pfahler

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Join all three tea tasting classes for one special price of $95!

Wednesday, July 18, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35 $$$

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COOKING CLASSES WITH THE JADED FORK Instructor: Chef Lindsey Cook, owner of The Jaded Fork Location: Findlay Kitchen Included with the class, each participant will get: • A recipe and class information packet to take home • Two hours of hands on culinary lab exercises and lecture • A meal to create and eat during class

NEW! CLEAN EATING An introduction to eating “clean.” This menu will feature how to make the “cleanest” choices when determining what to eat. Clean foods are natural, whole, unprocessed and unrefined foods that are meant to be consumed 5 to 6 times a day. “Clean” meals include a protein, carbohydrate and fatty food item that can create a flavorful, nutritionally balanced diet. During the class, you will create a clean snack and the main entrée. This class will break down a few of the latest diet routines, such as Whole30, Paleo, and High Protein, Low Carb. Sunday, July 1, 1–3 pm, $69

NEW! ROOT TO STEM COOKING Ever wonder what to do with the stems of cauliflower or broccoli? Do you discard your beet leaves, swiss chard stems, carrot tops or mushroom ends? Want to learn how to extend the shelf life of perishable items? Let the Jaded Fork team introduce you to cooking from The Root to Stem, to save product and money. In this class, you will create your own three course meal using local meats, cheese and fresh produce, all while using the roots to the stems. Saturday, June 2, 6–8:30 pm, $69

MINDFUL MEAL PREP Join The Jaded Fork for this fun, creative, and flavorful, 6 ingredients or less meal prep cooking class. Chef Lindsey cook will show you how to plan, shop, prep and cook several days’ worth of meals, utilizing 6 ingredients or less in each dish. A variety of cultural cuisines and styles of cooking will be showcased and attendees will get to customize each dish to their liking. Attendees will get to choose a dish to eat during class and will get to bring the rest home to fill up the fridge!

VEGAN CULINARY CLASS This vegan cooking class will teach you about vegan cooking and the ingredients used for vegan cooking. The dietary choices of the vegan diet will be explained and appropriate nutritional substitutions will be identified. You will enjoy dishes such as a Summer Grain Buddha bowl and a delicious Sesame Tahini Cookies. Sunday, August 5, 1–3 pm, $69

Sunday, October 28, 1–3:30 pm, $119

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BAKING CLASSES WITH OCD CAKES Instructor: Chef James Avant, owner of OCD Cakes Location: Findlay Kitchen NEW! CLASSIC DESSERTS REIMAGINED

“First time, lots of fun, and I will come back again!” - a student from our spring Mindful Meal Prep class

In the class we’ll explore non-traditional applications of classic desserts and reimagine them through inventive and artistic plating methods. With help from James Avant IV of OCD Cakes, you’ll tap into your creative side (both in aesthetics and flavor) while reinventing timeless desserts like apple pie, strawberry shortcake and banana pudding. Each participant will bake, plate each individual dish and taste their creations! Saturday, July 14, 1–3pm, $65

NEW! BAKING BASICS: CROISSANTS AT HOME

GLUTEN FREE BAKING

Bring the taste of Paris straight into your home kitchen with this French Croissant class! Chef James Avant IV of OCD Cakes will lead your exploration of techniques in dough making, creating the butter block and mastering folds for the perfect flaky croissant. We’ll make classic, chocolate and sun dried tomato basil croissants! With an ounce of patience and practice, we’ll help build your confidence to recreate this flaky pastry at home. Each participant will work in groups to prepare croissants to eat and take home!

Gluten free baking does not have to be complicated–just thoughtful! Join Chef James Avant IV of OCD Cakes and learn the science behind gluten and explore tasteful tips and techniques to be successful in the kitchen. Additionally, you’ll learn how to make your own gluten free flour blend and use it for sweet and savory baking. Your gluten free creations will be enjoyed in class and any leftovers may be taken home! Thursday, June 28, 6-8pm, $65

Saturday, June 9, 10am–12:30pm, $69

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Learn to Live and Speak “La Dolce Vita”! Antonio Iemmola is from the city of Mazara del Vallo on the island of Sicily. He has been teaching Italian language classes since he moved to Cincinnati in 1987. Aside from teaching Communiversity courses for 25 years, he has also taught classes at Berlitz Cincinnati Learning Center and Northern Kentucky University. He has also worked as an Italian translator and interpreter for local companies.

Mondays, July 9–August 20 > > See page 19

“The reason I started to teach Italian was to teach one of the most beautiful languages in the world,” Iemmola said. “In fact, Italian is a very musical language and when you speak Italian you may think you are singing—it is like singing Opera. Communiversity is a great place to teach and to learn a language.”

HOLISTIC WELLNESS ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE FOR POSTURE, POISE AND PERFORMANCE Alexander Technique lessons provide an opportunity to unwind and get to know how your body and mind work, as your instructor guides you through common activities such as sitting, bending and walking. Through tactile and verbal coaching, you will learn to let go of unnecessary tension and effort while gaining and experience of ease, effectiveness and composure. This sense of lightness will become your reference point as you learn to apply the principles of the technique on your own. Instructor: Claire Rechnitzer Thursdays, July 12–August 16, 6 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $99

HEART OF MEDITATION: CONSTANT CRAVING Using the tools of insight meditation, we will begin exploring the realms of the Hungry Ghosts -- craving, thirst, clinging-- and the path the Buddha taught as a way to liberation. We will experiment with a variety of meditation techniques--no experience needed. Chairs and meditation cushions provided; wear comfortable clothing. No particular belief system is required or even desired. Instructor: Susanne Noble Location: Dharma Center of Cincinnati Thursday, July 5–July 26, 4 weeks, 7–8 pm, $59

THE STORIES YOUR CHAKRAS TELL The stories we tell ourselves are key to unraveling some of life’s mysteries. Using the framework of the Chakra system, this class will share how to move through blocks and live a more empowered life to better handle the seemingly unseen forces of daily living. You will learn about the basics of the chakra system and how to re-write your conscious and unconscious stories to reach your greatest potential. Instructor: Eva Borho Thursdays, September 6–27, 4 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $79

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HOME & GARDEN HERBAL PLANT IDENTIFICATION SEMINAR This seminar was designed to education, engage, enrich and entertain garden clubs, church groups, families, individuals, seniors and professional development for teachers. The seminar is held at The Nature Academy’s 92-acre facility in Corinth, Kentucky. You will gain knowledge of over 20 different local herbal plants and receive a book of all the plants discussed in class. You will learn their uses and warnings, and be able to identify them in their natural environments of forests, fields, and waterways near you. You will witness some amazing connections between plants and animals in nature. Connecting nature, history, plants and animals through stories create a unique experience and a day you will long remember. There will also be some private time to enjoy the serenity of The Nature Academy. Instructor: Richard Detzel Location: The Nature Academy, Corinth, Kentucky Saturday, July 21, 11 am–1 pm, $45, fee includes guidebook

HOW TO BUY A HOME FROM START TO FINISH Avoid the deadly mistakes buyers make when purchasing a new home. In this fact-filled class, we will explore essential topics like how to find the right home and for a price that you can afford. You will learn how to use the MLS, plus vital “ins and outs” of contracts, financing and insurance. This class is strictly educational in nature and products or services will not be sold to you. Simply join a discussion with the pro’s about buying smart in today’s market. Instructor: Gary Rossignol Tuesday, July 24, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35

SELLING YOUR HOME FAST & FOR TOP DOLLAR Invest over 2 hours in learning the ins and outs of how to sell your home and the returns could be enormous. Find out the key points of pricing, marketing, and showing your home to maximum advantage. Learn critical information about state requirements, inspections, documentation and financing. If you do consider listing with an agent, how do you interview and select one? And what’s the #1 most common mistake in selling a house? Come and find out! Instructor: Gary Rossignol Tuesday, July 31, 6:30–8:30 pm, $35

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LANGUAGE

CONVERSATIONAL JAPANESE

Most classes require a text book, please refer to course details online.

INTEGRATED ENGLISH CLASSES Learn Conversation, Reading, Listening and Writing Skills plus Grammar: This class has everything you need to improve your English. Each week covers a different topic. Each day teaches a different skill. In small classes, you will learn and practice these skills with your teacher and classmates. 14 hours of class time per week. A new session starts every month and lasts 4 weeks. Course Objectives: This class improves students’ ability to communicate naturally and effectively by developing and advancing reading, speaking, writing, listening skills and grammar. Units are taught in order since grammar and vocabulary taught in earlier lessons will be reviewed and applied in later units. This process of building and repeating structures and vocabulary builds a strong command of the language. Instructor: Conversa Language Center Monday–Friday, 9:00 am–12:30 pm, 4 week sessions, $685, plus book and academic fees, see online course for dates

ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS

Whether you want to learn conversational Japanese for travel or just for fun, you’ll find this course makes it easy and enjoyable for beginners to master the essentials of the Japanese language. Guided by a native Japanese instructor, you’ll also gain cultural knowledge only an insider has. Throughout the course, you’ll find helpful audio aids and Japanese words written in the English alphabet. With this, you’ll be bypassing one of the biggest obstacles for most beginners of Japanese: the letter system. Instructor: Ririko Hayashi Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

SPEED SPANISH Imagine yourself speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Now you can with Speed Spanish! This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn Spanish pronto. You’ll learn six easy recipes for gluing Spanish words together to form sentences. In no time at all, you’ll be able to go into any Spanish speaking situation and converse in Spanish. ¡Qué Bueno! Instructor: Dan Mikels Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

Learn to communicate in this beautiful, musical language. You’ll acquire the basics of pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and sentence structure as you begin to develop your conversational skills. Emphasis will be on speaking and pronunciation, plus special expressions for travelers. Tips on traveling, sightseeing, and enjoying the culture of Italy will also be included.

SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS

Instructor: Antonio Iemmola

Become acquainted with one of the world’s loveliest languages. Focus on the fundamentals, learn basic structures and useful expressions, and then put them into practice. Find out how easy it is to boost your skills and to improve a little each week. No previous exposure to Spanish required.

Mondays, July 9–August 20, 7 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $189

Instructor: Dylan Brown

FRENCH FOR BEGINNERS

Wednesdays, August 8–September 19, 7 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $189

Master the basics of the most romantic of the romance languages. In this class, you will focus on simple dialogues, questions, basic vocabulary, and expressions for travel and everyday situations. You will enjoy learning correct pronunciation and how to communicate while traveling as you explore aspects of life in modern Frenchspeaking countries. Instructor: Danielle Coulson

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Mondays, 5 weeks, July 2–30, 6–8:30 pm

The Complete Financial Workshop Gary Hollander says his favorite saying is, “People don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan.” He explains, “The people who come to me to develop a financial plan (which Hollander coins “a financial physical”) are lost and confused as to how to meet their goals or objectives. At about age 50, folks look at their retirement, not their mortality, and become frightened. Fear of failing financially. Fear of running out money.” This class is not just another retirement planning workshop. “It is for any adult who wants to take charge of their financial life and needs tools to make better decisions for the rest of their life. Retirement is one of many things, but there are other considerations: insurance, kid’s college, liability, etc.”

Thursdays, July 12-August 2 > >See page 12

Through this 4-week course, you will receive a foundation in six key areas of personal finance–risk management, cash management, investment concepts, tax management, retirement planning, and estate planning–and strengthen the financial plans you already have in place.

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LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), the certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society. Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals. Then learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Instructors: Constance Yates, William Draves and Tawanda McLaurin Three-month online certificate, July 2–September 28, $395

CERTIFICATE IN LEADERSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY Leadership today demands increasingly more sophisticated skills. Executives today need to know traditional leadership principles and standard practices. At the same time, our economy is moving swiftly out of the industrial age into the new economy of the Internet, knowledge and innovation. So executive leaders today require a new perspective on the external environment, as well as new tools to lead one’s internal organizational structure and way of doing business. This unique certificate addresses both these sets of skills. Find out what you as an executive need to know about the external environment and how the workplace is changing rapidly internally. Take away a new perspective about how to position your organization for success, and what new leadership skills executives in the 21st century. Instructors: Henry Findlay, Constance Yates and William Draves Three-month online certificate, July 2–September 28, $495

NEW! DISTRIBUTION AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT Distribution and logistics management is a critical company function. Professionals in this field play a key role in fulfilling customer demands, ordering and managing inventory, controlling inbound and outbound shipments, reducing costs, saving time, and meeting company objectives. This course will not only show you how to create and operate a logistics function, but it will also show you how to achieve success through a combination of strategies and tactics. Instructor: Tony Swaim Six-week Online Course, Sessions start monthly, $119

SIX SIGMA: TOTAL QUALITY APPLICATIONS Learn how to effectively apply the elements and methods of Six Sigma. Understand how more than 25 tools and methods relate to the DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) model. Determine the relationship of basic statistics to Six Sigma and learn about the Six Sigma business case including strategic planning, the voice of the customer (VOC), quality function deployment (QFD), benchmarking, and financial investment methods. Discover how to use brainstorming, Pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams, checksheets, scatter diagrams, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), and force field analysis. Instructor: Ririko Hayashi Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ANALYSIS Give yourself an employment advantage by developing analytical skills that are consistently in high demand. This course will teach you powerful quantitative methods that will have you making better, more informed, and more effective business decisions. The days of making critical business decisions by instinct or coin toss are long gone. If you are planning a career in business, you cannot afford to miss this course! Instructor: Matt Crabtree, CFP ® Six-week Online Course, Sessions start monthly, $119 VIEW OUR OTHER ONLINE LANGUAGE COURSES AT UC.EDU/CE/COMMU

New Perspectives on Art History In a new partnership with the Cincinnati Art Museum, this new course will introduce major artistic and stylistic developments in the history of art from the prehistoric era through the period of Ancient Greece. Lauren Tate, an art historian with more than ten years of experience teaching both introductory and specializedcourseson the history of art, will combine her lectures with a gallery exploration. Each week you will explore the museum and learn how specific collections fit within the history of art and gain a board understanding of the most representative works from each period.

“Excellent instruction! She made reviewing accounting easier and exciting.” - a student from our winter Accounting Fundamentals Online course

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Instructor Kevin Topmiller with a few Ukulele for Beginners students

MUSIC & DANCE

BALLROOM DANCING

NEW! PIANO BASICS I (New 10 week format!) Using the ”Musical Moments, Book One”, we will learn to read music and play by chords. No previous musical experience needed. Your success is attributed to the comfortable pacing and logical sequencing of the materials. We will meet in a state-of-the art piano facility; each piano has headphones. You will progress with the aid of some home practice, but it is understood you are busy-this is a guilt-free class. You may repeat this course as many times as desired.

Tired of watching all the fun and ready to join in? Transform yourself into a dancer as you learn the basics of the beautiful, ballroom-style dances -- slow fox trot, waltz, mambo, cha-cha, and rumba. This is an introductory level, especially for those who have had no prior dance classes. Both couples and singles are welcome, although we cannot guarantee partners for singles. Wear smooth hard leather soled shoes to enable turns and changes in direction. Instructor: Jeff Greatorex Fridays, August 3–24, 4 weeks, 7:45–8:45 pm, $59, Dancing for two: $119

Instructors: Sophie Wang and Hye-Eun Suh Instructors: UC Main Campus, Mary Emery Hall Tuesdays, July 10–September 11, 7:10 pm–8:10 pm, $229, plus required text (refer to online course description)

UKULELE FOR BEGINNERS Ukuleles aren’t just for luaus! After mastering the fundamentals (tuning, holding and finger placement), we’ll focus on really getting comfortable with your instrument. Watch, listen, and play along as you build on the basics of chords, strumming, playing up the neck, and trying out some variations and tempos. No musical experience needed. Bring your ukulele and let’s make some music. Instructor: Kevin Topmiller Wednesdays, August 22–September 26, 6 weeks, 6:30–7:30 pm, $169

NIGHT CLUB DANCING Learn the basics of Night Club Two Step and you’ll be able to fit in on the dance floor wherever you decide to go! If you’ve already taken swing or ballroom classes, this is certain to add variety to your dancing; but beginners are welcome, too. Wear smooth hard leather soled shoes to enable turns and changes in direction. Both couples and singles are welcome, although we cannot guarantee partners for singles. Instructor: Jeff Greatorex Fridays, August 3–24, 4 weeks, 8:50-9:50 pm, $59

SHAPE UP WITH BELLY DANCE

Explore varying styles of music as you conquer the fundamentals of guitar technique, reading music, and chord study in a group setting. Increase your enjoyment of playing as you establish proper playing techniques. Bring an acoustic (not electric) guitar to all classes and find out that anyone can read music and anyone can play!

Dance your way into shape with this captivating combo of low impact exercise and natural dance that celebrates the personal beauty of all women - of all sizes, all ages. These stretching and swaying movements, electrifying shimmies, and flowing arms are rooted in thousands of years of feminine history. Belly dance promotes flexibility, strength and grace; it helps you unwind and inspires a positive attitude. Learn authentic steps, correct techniques and appealing dance routines.

Instructor: Kevin Topmiller

Instructor: Nanci Glendening

Wednesdays, August 22–September 26, 6 weeks, 7:30–8:30 pm, $169

Mondays, July 16–August 20, 6:45–7:45 pm, 6 weeks, $79

GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS

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NEW MEDIA MARKETING

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

NEW! ACHIEVING TOP SEARCH ENGINE POSITIONS

NEW! BECOME A WEDDING OFFICIANT

The vast majority of Web traffic comes from search engines. That means the most important thing you can do to increase your website’s traffic is to improve its search engine ranking. To do that, you have to understand both the art and science of search engine optimization (SEO). In this course, you’ll gain the knowledge you need to boost your website’s visibility. You’ll discover how search engines crawl the Web, rank websites, and find previously undiscovered sites, and learn which HTML tags are key to getting sites on a search engine’s radar. You’ll also explore how to select keywords, why you should amass as many potential keyword choices as possible, and which keywords hold the most potential.

The modern couple is getting creative in all aspects of their wedding plans: choosing nontraditional spaces and tons of personalization, including asking close friends to perform their ceremonies. But what are the steps you need to take to get to become legally able to perform weddings in the Tri-State, and where do you start if it’s a destination wedding? Civil Celebrant Jill Gibboney has been marrying Cincinnati couples for over a decade, and in this course, she will teach you the hassle-free steps to take to make your friends’ days super-special, or start a little ‘side hustle’ doing weddings. You will learn the proper steps to take to become official, how to handle weddings in other states, how to create a template that becomes the ceremony of your friends’ dreams, and other questions like fees, how to market yourself, and vendor relations.

Instructor: Chris Minnick Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

INBOUND MARKETING CERTIFICATE

Thursday, July 26, 6:30-8:30 pm, $35

Inbound marketing is a way to help potential customers find you through organic search. It is a process of using your website in a way that attracts visitors naturally through search engines, the blogosphere, and social media. Inbound marketing is more effective than outbound marketing, where you push sales messages to your potential customers. Inbound marketing is the future of the way we market in the 21st century. Discover how to attract customers to your site, what kind of content to share with them, how to use landing pages and forms to collect names and email address, and how to implement lead-nurturing campaigns that result in sales. Instructors: Dan Belhassen, Susan Hurrell and Michael Weiss Three-month online certificate, September 4–November 30, $495

INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS With over 100 million users, Instagram is a marketing gold mine. Discover ways to have your audience generate excellent content for you. Build your community while doing it. Learn how to make hashtags work for you, how to make and keep your followers happy and how a small input can cause exponential growth. We’ll also explore Do’s and Don’ts of Instagram to get you on the fast track to success. Make the most of Instagram and lead your business to unending exposure. An android or iOS device is needed to take full advantage of the exercises in this class. Instructor: Nicole Siscaretti One-month online course, September 4–28, $195

“I really learned a lot and had fun. I am so glad that I took this class” - a student from M.J. Riggi’s stained glass class

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Instructor: Jill Gibboney

ASTROLOGY 101: CAST YOUR OWN HOROSCOPE Learn how to create your own birth chart, a horoscope based on your moment of birth, and explore what it means. In this class, you will learn a bit about the history of Western astrology and how it has changed over time, work using simplified methods to cast your own horoscope, and explore what insights the positions of the planets and stars in the sky at the time of your birth provide. Instructor: Alisa Strauss Friday, September 21, 6:30–8:30 pm, $39

FORTUNE TELLING Learn about how anthropologists categorize the wide variety of fortune telling (divination) techniques used around the world and discuss examples from a wide range of cultures, both past, and present. After looking at the many ways that one can accomplish an act of divination, we will then put our knowledge into practice by learning how to use at least two fortune telling methods (tarot and runes). Instructor: Alisa Strauss Thursday, September 6, 6:30-8:30 pm, $35, plus $25 for tarot cards and runes.

NEW! POLARITY THINKING TO REACH YOUR GOALS In an increasingly on-demand world, we are required to make tough decisions and manage daily tensions. These decisions and pressures are many times a result of overemphasizing one value or point of view to the neglect of equally important ones. This course introduces Polarity Thinking—a set of principles and tools for recognizing, predicting, and leveraging polarities in work and life. In this 3-week workshop, you will be introduced to Polarity Thinking and the concept of both-and thinking. You will discover applications to your past, present and future self and work-life balance critical polarities that affect your relationships particularly our feminine and masculine values. Instructors: Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic Tuesdays, July 10–22, 3 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $99

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PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY: TAKING IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL “Great walk-through of macronutrients and how they impact weightless, weight gain and energy levels.” - a student from Sarah Williams’ Master Your Metabolism class

So, you bought a nice camera and you feel a bit overwhelmed with all of the buttons and dials. This course is designed to help you understand the controls of the camera so you can create better pictures. Your pictures will improve after the first class. We’ll begin with a discussion of the technical aspects of photography but emphasis will be placed on telling stories with pictures and how to share them online or in print. We will also discuss how to photograph in various situations, from fleeting moments, wildlife, scenery, and people, plus the best time of day to photograph. This is a non-threatening, non-critiquing atmosphere of inspiration for people willing to invest some time and creativity in an effort to make stronger photographs. Instructor: John Engelman

CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL & BUSINESS DINING ETIQUETTE

Tuesdays, August 7–September 11, 6 weeks, 6–7:20 pm, $169

Knowing how to conduct yourself over the table provides a tremendous advantage throughout life. Learn to be comfortable in any dining situation, whether formal, informal, business or social. Join Ms. Glendening at deSha’s as you polish your table manners in an enjoyable, private setting over a delicious dinner. Topics include: navigating the table; the silent service code; forms of service; and the five most common dining mistakes. From “How do I eat this?” to “Faux Pas Recovery 101,” we’ll have fun while learning some important lessons in this unforgettable class!

ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY

Instructor: Nanci Glendening Location: deSha’s Harpers Station Monday, August 27, 6:30-8:30 pm, plus fee for five-course dinner, $35

This class will begin with a review of the fundamentals of exposure and lighting and then delve into more advanced techniques designed to inspire your creativity and imagery. Subjects covered will include enhanced natural lighting techniques, lighting with flash, HDR (high dynamic range), panoramas, portraiture, and post processing. You will be challenged to build on the skills you have already. The goal of this class is to make you feel more confident when shooting and to expand your horizons photographically. Classes will include guest speakers and in-class photo shoots. Instructor: John Engelman Tuesdays, August 7–September 11, 6 weeks, 7:30–8:50 pm, $169

WHAT TO WEAR & HOW TO WEAR IT From wardrobe planning and accessories to discovering your best colors and most flattering styles, find out how you can achieve that put together look. Focus on personal appearance and polish, find out about image killers, and do’s and don’ts. Instructor: Nanci Glendening Wednesday, August 15, 6:30-8:30 pm, $35

NEW! ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE FOR ACTORS Often regarded as the performing artist’s secret advantage, Alexander Technique offers a holistic approach to self-use that helps performers reach new heights of expression and confidence. Using observation and feedback activities adapted from contactimprovisation dance, tai-chi push-hands and traditional Alexander Technique hands-on lessons, this small-group class will explore postural support and expression in action, and introduce takehome activities that can be practiced and applied on one’s own. Participants should bring a mat and a yoga block (or a book of similar dimensions), and a limerick or short poem to recite. Instructor: Claire Rechnitzer

Turn your talent into a career or simply add to your skillset with photography classes with our partner, ed2go! • Discover Digital Photography • Secrets of Better Photography • Mastering Your DSL Camera • Travel Photography for the Digital Photographer • Photographing Nature with your Digital Camera • Photographing People with your Digital Camera • Photoshop CC for the Digital Photographer Register online at ed2go.com/uc or call us at 556-6932.

Thursday, August 23, 6:30–8:30 pm, $59

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SPORTS & ADVENTURE TENNIS FOR INTERMEDIATES This is an enjoyable way to get in shape and stay in shape! You are ready for this experience if you have had some previous instruction or if you can hit ground strokes and serves in play from the baseline with reasonable success. You’ll have the chance to work on strokes with movement, rally skills, overheads, and volleys. And for those who are ready, you may practice getting that first serve in, adding spin, net play, strategy, and control. Location: Eastern Hills Indoor Tennis Sundays, June 3–July 1, 5 weeks, 10 am–12:30 pm, $99 Now Accepting Early Registrations for the Fall! Tennis for Beginners Sundays, September 9–October 21, 3–4:30 pm, 7 weeks, $139

Michael Neverman has been part of the pro staff at Eastern Hills for many years. Michael teaches all Communiversity classes, beginners and intermediates and EHI’s Early Childhood classes. Michael is also the head pro at Miami Hills Swim and Tennis club during the summer.

Tennis for Intermediates Sundays, September 9–October 21, 4:30–6 pm, 7 weeks, $139

All classes are held at Sharon Woods Golf Course taught by PGA professional instructors. Classes last 5 weeks and cost $99 (with the exception of Family Golf). A one-time $10 practice range fee payable at the first class (includes all range balls).

BEGINNERS Wednesday, July 25 - August 22, 5 weeks; 6:30pm–7:30pm Saturday, September 8 - October 6, 5 weeks; 10:30pm–11:30pm

INTERMEDIATE Saturday, July 28 - August 25, 5 weeks; 9:00am–10:00am Thursday, September 6 - October 4, 5 weeks; 6:00pm–7:00pm

GOLF FORE WOMEN These beginner ladies-only classes are designed to give you the skills and knowledge to play the game and give you the comfort of learning this difficult game in a low-pressure fun atmosphere! Topics include etiquette, short game, and the full swing. Saturday, July 28 - August 25, 5 weeks; 10:30AM–11:30am

GOLF FORE FAMILIES This environment allows families to learn and enjoy the game together as a team in an extremely relaxed atmosphere and learning environment. Topics include etiquette, short game, and the full swing. Registration includes clubs and lesson balls. Saturday, July 28 - August 25, 5 weeks; 12:00pm–1:00pm • 1 Family Member = $ 99 • 2 Family Members = $180 ($90/person) savings of $20! • 3 Family Members = $255 ($85.00/person) savings of $45! • 4 Family Members = $320 ($80.00/person) savings of $80! Please call 513-556-6932 before registration to apply your family discount.

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Get Started with Voice Acting Are people always telling you that you have a great voice? Do you often find yourself listening to your favorite audiobook, commercial or cartoon character and thinking, “I could do that”? Explore the possibilities of a career in voice acting with the two-hour introductory workshop Getting Started in Voice Acting. The workshop covers the different types of voiceovers and what tools are needed in order to find success in the voiceover industry. “There is a voice needed for everything,” said Alicia Midgley, school representative of Voices for All. “Students can find a career in narration, animation, commercials, e-Learning, Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR), the voice you hear when you are on hold (IVR), and more.” Students have two options to take Getting Started in Voice Acting: a one-onone course delivered online via video chat or an in-person course on UC Victory Parkway Campus. To take the one-on-one online course, students can arrange at a time that is convenient for them from May 21 to June 29 or June 2 to September 28. The course fee is $49. The in-person course takes place on June 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. Another session will also be offered on September 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The course fee is $39.

TECHNOLOGY

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK!

NEW! BLOGGING AND PODCASTING FOR BEGINNERS If you’re thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. Perhaps you’d like to try out podcasting too. You can and it’s easy. In this course, you’ll learn how to create, manage, and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer—no paid software or equipment is needed. Instructor: Richard Mansfield Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

CERTIFICATE IN DESIGNING WEBINARS Finally, you can acquire the best professional development in webinar design, presentations, planning, and marketing. Webinars are a popular format for delivering information. They can be very successful for your organization, IF you have good webinar presentations and good management and marketing. Discover the power of successful webinars for your business organization. Then learn the 4 key strategies to make your webinars more successful. Acquire techniques and tips that will make your webinars winners with your audiences. Then acquire the webinar planning skills involved in budgeting, pricing, and marketing webinar meetings. Take back a certificate in designing webinars that provides you with the latest and best information about presenting webinars, as well as managing and marketing them. You will be learning from two of the foremost authorities on webinars. Instructor: William A. Draves Eight-week online course, July 2–August 31, $345

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3D PRINTING FOR EDUCATORS There has been a lot of excitement about the use of 3D printers in education, but educators can have trouble both getting started with the technology and figuring out what to do with it. This two-class certificate covers both aspects, starting with how the technology works and then moving on to how to use it effectively. If participants already have 3D printers, the instructors will customize the class as much as possible so participants can follow along on the hardware they have. If a participant does not yet have access to a 3D printer, the instructors can help with helping participants define criteria to make decisions about appropriate hardware to buy. Instructors: Joan Horvath and Rich “Whosawhatsis” Cameron Two-month online program, September 4–October 26, $345

GRAPHIC DESIGN SOFTWARE ESSENTIALS CERTIFICATE The Adobe software tools are the leading software for graphic design. Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software. Use Illustrator to draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards or any other vector graphics for print or web. Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly. InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines. Use Adobe Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work. Access to the Adobe software tools required. Instructor: Andy Helmi Three-month online program, September 4–December 1, $545

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Lean & Green This summer, Communiversity is offering several courses on mindful eating, mastering your metabolism, vitamins and minerals, pain management, and drug therapy as part of our Holistic Wellness offerings. Can Supplements Help With Pain? Vitamins and Minerals, do you need to take them? This Summer, join James Kiffmeyer, RPh., BS, MA, and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati James L.Winkle College of Pharmacy, as he reveals the most essential and community used vitamins and minerals and covers natural substances for pain management in two new courses offered for Summer: Vitamins, Minerals and You on Wednesday, August 8, and Pain Management and Drug Therapy, on Wednesday, July 18. “Most people tend to think that their metabolism is too slow, or that carbs are bad,” said Sarah Williams, who teaches the new Communiversity course Master Your Metabolism, Thursday, August 9. “There is a lot of misinformation out there and it leads to confusion and frustration.” In Master Your Metabolism, students will learn about good and bad calories from a macro-nutrient perspective and gain an understanding of counting macros and metabolic positioning. Williams will also teach strategies for meal planning and prepping as well as dining out. By the end of the workshop, students will walk away with many resources to start their individualized macro diet and shed fat fast. The food choices we make every day directly affect our health, our community and the well-being of the earth. “My father always made sure we had a garden, which we ate out of all summer long,” Communiversity instructor Theresia Marsh said. “Although we kids didn’t really like weeding it, we’re grateful for it now.” In Eating to Better Your Environment, Saturday June 30, you will learn about ways to reduce your environmental impact through your food decisions, while improving your food’s flavor and nutrition and simultaneously strengthening your community. We will also cover local food resources.

INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 10 Welcome to Windows 10, the completely new operating system from Microsoft, which offers a more robust, more powerful, and completely unique computing experience. In this course, you’ll gain the foundation you need to get started right away using Windows 10. Instructor: Curt Simmons Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

CERTIFICATE IN WEB DESIGN Online users say a website’s design is the number one criteria for deciding whether a company is credible or not, according to recent research. Understanding what it takes to produce effective web design is essential in today’s market of highly saturated digital competition. The No prior knowledge of HTML or web design is required. Instructor: Tonya D. Wright Three-month online certificate, September 4–November 30, $595

USING THE INTERNET IN THE CLASSROOM Harness the power of the Internet to make your textbooks and lessons come alive! Teach your students how to locate and evaluate Internet resources. Improve the caliber and amount of discussion through the use of e-mail and discussion boards. Learn how to safeguard your students and their personal information while they are using the Internet. The Internet can make teaching easier--this course will show you how. Instructor: Kt (Katie) Paxton Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

MASTERING COMPUTER SKILLS FOR THE WORKPLACE Must-have skills to succeed in the workplace include the ability to create, edit and manage presentations in MS PowerPoint, documents in MS Word, email and calendars in MS Outlook, and spreadsheets in MS Excel. Microsoft Office Suite of applications is the most used software tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of MS Office change over time. Master the most common uses so that you can work faster and more efficiently and can take your computer skills from plain and drab to exciting and engaging. You will leave class with a set of skills that are a workplace requirement in today’s fast paced ever-changing environment and will enable your future career success. Instructor: Betsy Flanagan One-month online course, September 4–28, $195 Online Information Technology Courses & Training Information moves a mile a minute, thanks to nonstop developments in technology. As the information industry grows, so do career and learning opportunities – and you’ve got to keep up. Get up to speed with IT courses from our online partner, ed2go! Register online at ed2go.com/uc or call us at 556-6932.

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TECHNOLOGY (CONT’D) ADVANCED WEB PAGES Take your web design skills to the next level! Whether you want to work as a freelance web designer, join a Web development team, or build websites for your organization, this course will give you the advanced tools you need. In this six-week course, you will learn to write HTML code for page content and CSS code for page styling. You’ll, the latest versions of the languages used to create modern websites. With the help of step-by-step instructions, you’ll build interactive websites that collect information from visitors through email signup and feedback forms. In addition, you’ll learn the latest and most effective techniques for presenting layouts and video that work in any browsing environment. Along the way, you’ll explore aesthetics, color scheming, and accessibility in web page design. Instructor: David Karlins Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

C# PROGRAMMING SERIES There is no better way to learn programming, than hands-on practice. Almost every lesson in our C# Programming Suite includes practical examples and assignments you can use to develop your knowledge of programming. You’ll leave this series with the confidence and practical skills you need to successfully become a C# programmer. You’ll start by developing your understanding of programming fundamentals: input/output operations, decision making, and looping. Then, explore object oriented programming and gain hands-on experience with sequential data files so you can build a professional-looking and intuitive Graphical User Interface (GUI) application on your very own computer. Instructor: Mike Orsega Twelve-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $199

CREATING MOBILE APPS WITH HTML5 Do you want to make mobile apps that run on iPhone and iPad, as well as on Android, and Windows Phone without being forced to learn five different programming languages? Of course you do! It’s time to discover a better way to build apps. In this course, you’ll learn how to imagine, design, build, and optimize a cross-platform mobile app using the very latest HTML5 standards. The result will be a mobile app that’s fast and runs on just about any smartphone or tablet computer. By the end of the course, you’ll have built your first mobile web app, and you’ll be on your way to making your dream of being a successful mobile app developer a reality! Instructor: Chris Minnick Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN In today’s online environment, Web designers must create websites that are responsive to provide a positive experience in every viewport---from small touch-screen environments to large-screen browsers where users interact using a mouse or pointing device. Web design requires building sites that are intuitive, inviting, accessible, and attractive in every possible device and environment. This course will teach you to design and build fully responsive websites optimized for smartphones, tablets, and laptop/desktop viewing environments.

Unsolvable Problems and the Role of Polarity Thinking Are you facing a recurring problem or challenge in your personal life that, over time, hasn’t been easily solved? Or, in your profession, are you in need of real-time, useful data that can tell you the views of different stakeholders toward initiatives, such as improving customer or client satisfaction, saving money or strategically planning for success? Consider what happens in your life if you over-focus on work and neglect your home and family. Relationships at home suffer. You become stressed. You may ultimately be less productive at work. Or, what if you were to pay more attention to your family or home rather than work? Work relationships suffer, and you might even hurt your chances of promotion, or lose your job! Likewise, in an increasingly on-demand business world, leaders are required to make tough decisions and manage daily tensions. These decisions and pressures are many times a result of overemphasizing one value or point of view to the neglect of equally important ones. In two new courses this Summer, Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic, co-founder of Ignite Partnerships, Inc., introduces Polarity Thinking. A theory, process, or tool that lets us tap into the thinking of each side to minimize the fear that each one may conjure up. Once we do that, we’ll be better aware of the interdependent conflicts between the values of each side so we can work toward linking both sides together. It’s about “both-and” and invites a move away from “you are wrong, and I am right” thinking to “we are both right.” “There are two truths to every polarity and neither one—on its own—is the whole truth.” Dr. Butsch Kovacic is a doctoral trained academic administrator and clinical and community researcher who is a Master of Polarity Thinking trained under the creator of Polarity Thinking, Barry Johnson, co-founder of Polarity Partnerships. Dr. Butsch Kovacic has used Polarity Thinking to mentor students and faculty, to support organizational strategic planning, to enhance research enterprises, and to support her personal development, as well as her own and others’ marriages and relationships. She has previously presented her applications of Polarity Thinking in her 2017 TEDx UCincinnati Talk. Over the last two years, she and her business partner, Theresa Baker, have shared their knowledge and applications of Polarity Thinking in short workshops.

Instructor: David Karlins Six-week online course, Sessions start monthly, $119

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TEST PREPRATION ACT PREPARATION Losing sleep and getting anxious about test day? In this intensive class, you’ll build confidence and make the most of your potential by studying strategies for taking the ACT and by reviewing topics covered by the ACT (math, writing and reading comprehension). Learn a variety of test taking methods and work with the instructor to adapt the ones that best suit your own unique style and personal strengths. You’ll get support for questions and concerns; plus discussions, PowerPoints, use of TPR materials, and lots of concrete examples. Discover approaches to increase your odds on each question type, how to use a process of elimination, construct a well-defined essay (optional) on this test, plan your critical reading passage strategy, and learn when it’s good to guess.

LSAT PREPARATION The key to success on the Law School Admission Test is practice, strategy, and timing. Delve into a detailed analysis of each LSAT problem type: reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning. By discussing the problems and explanations, you’ll develop the ability to approach the LSAT as a series of intellectual games to which you can apply strategies studied in class. You will also benefit from the instructor’s critique of your LSAT writing samples. The course culminates in a full-length mock exam. Using actual questions from previous tests, under timed conditions, will prepare you for the real environment. In addition, and outside of classroom hours, the instructor offers individualized assistance with the personal statement essay required for all law school applications. Instructor: Sara Barry, JD

Location: UC Main Campus

Location: UC Law School

Sundays, May 27–June 3, 2 weeks, 9 am–2 pm, $169, plus required text (refer to online course description)

Sundays, July 29–August 19, 4 weeks, 3–7 pm, $299

Instructor: Allen Feibelman

TOEFL IBT PREPARATION CLASS

Sundays, July 1–8, 2 weeks, 4–9 pm

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is used to measure English language proficiency. It is the most accepted test in the world; and Internet-based testing has made it even more accessible. This course will help you prepare to take the TOEFL as you focus on the main features of the test, test-taking strategies, exercises, and practice. We will cover the types of skills evaluated by the various sections of the test, including reading, listening, writing and speaking.

Weekend Blitz: Saturday, Aug 25, 9 am–2 pm, and Sunday, Aug 26, 4–9 pm Instructor: Emily Aleshire Mulvey

PSAT/SAT PREPARATION Gain confidence and make the most of your potential by studying strategies for taking the SAT and by reviewing topics covered by the SAT. You will learn specific techniques for taking the math, writing and reading comprehension parts of the test. Discover how the test is structured, effective methods for solving each problem type, and what to expect. Acquire an arsenal of tools to help you succeed, including how to use a process of elimination, construct a well-defined essay on test day, plan your critical reading passage strategy, and decide how to handle the conundrum “to guess or not to guess.” This class is also beneficial for Juniors who are taking the PSAT in the Fall and are trying to earn National Merit status. The test material is exactly the same (PSAT is simply not as long). Instructor: Emily Aleshire Mulvey Location: UC Main Campus Sundays, Aug 12–19, 2 weeks, 4–9 pm, 2 weeks, 9 am–2 pm, $169, plus required text (refer to online course description)

ONLINE COURSES FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS Sharpen your skills, or learn new ones with our instructor facilitated online courses. Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any course entirely from your home or office. Any time of the day or night.

Instructor: Jennifer Wiebe Wednesdays, August 8–September 26, 8 weeks, 6:30–8:30 pm, $199, plus text (refer to online course description)

IELTS PREPARATION CLASS The International Language Testing System (IELTS) is an English language assessment accepted worldwide as a part of the university acceptance process, as one of several types of assessments for job placement, and as a test of general English skills. In the class, we will practice the different question types, learn tips to improve your test taking skills, and focus on the four domains of listening, speaking, writing, and reading. The class will be focused on the Academic Module, but will also look at the General Module as needed. Instructor: Jennifer Wiebe Tuesdays, August 7 – September 25, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, 8 weeks, $199, plus texts (refer to online course description) • UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN RESOURCES FUNCTION • EMPLOYMENT LAW FUNDAMENTALS • MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS ON THE INTERNET • CREATING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS PLAN • INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ANALYSIS • INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS • DESIGNING EFFECTIVE WEBSITES • ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS • EFFECTIVE SELLING DETAILS ON ANY OF THESE COURSES CAN BE FOUND AT ED2GO.COM/UC. CLASS SESSIONS START MONTHLY.

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Become a Wedding Officiant Forty-three percent of couples in the United States had a friend or family member act as their wedding officiant, up from 29 percent in 2009, according to the 2016 Real Weddings survey by wedding website The Knot.

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they want their wedding to be done by a close family member or friend

they want their ceremony & reception in the same place

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they subscribe to different religions or their church will not marry the partner who was married before

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they are among the growing number of nonchurchgoers

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they want an incredibly personal or non-traditional ceremony

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So why are modern couples more and more choosing nonclergy officiants or civil celebrants for their big day?

For more than 10 years, civil celebrant Jill Gibboney has been helping Cincinnati couples with their big day! Join Jill on Thursday, July 26 for a 2-hour class where she will walk you through the full steps to legalization, discuss destination wedding obligations, provide a “getting started” ceremony template and tips on personalizing a ceremony, day-of advice, sound issues, wedding crisis management, fee structures, and other things no one thinks of when they get ordained. Whether it’s just one couple or you’ve decided to make it your side hustle, this class will give you the confidence to help friends and loved ones say “I do” the exact way they always wanted it to be.

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How Online Courses Work REGISTER EARLY FOR THE BEST SELECTION

You can register at any time, prior to the class start date. However, some classes have limited enrollment, so register early to get into the classes you want. uc.edu/ce/commu (513) 556-6932 University of Cincinnati 2220 Victory Parkway, Admin Building, Suite 208 Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE We are proud of the quality of our programming and our instructors. We want you to love your Communiversity experience, which is why your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed. If you are ever less than completely satisfied with a Communiversity class, we will issue a credit for the registration fee toward a future Communiversity class. Please contact us at ce@uc.edu or (513) 556-6932 within 7 days of completing your class.

CLASS LOCATIONS & PARKING

The majority of our classes are held at UC’s Victory Parkway Campus with ample free parking in the rear lot. If class is being held at another location, it is noted. Addresses/maps for all locations are provided online.

WAIT LISTS

If a class you want is full, you may place yourself on a wait list. If a spot opens in that class, anyone on the wait list will receive an email. We will make every effort to accommodate you.

GROUP DISCOUNTS

Organize a group of 6 or more students and you will receive your class free. All students must participate in the same class and online classes/certificates are excluded. Call 556-6932 for group registration information.

ABOUT ONLINE LEARNING

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage and get to know your instructor and other participants in the class. You may even make friends.

It’s easy. It’s fun.

HOW THE COURSE WORKS It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will use your email address and create a password to gain access.

PARTICIPATE WHEN YOU WANT You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

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UC FACULTY & STAFF DISCOUNTS

Full-time UC & UC Health employees receive a 50% discount off one class per term. *Online courses/certificates, gift certificates, Food & Drink and Test Preparation classes are excluded from all available discounts. Call 556-6932 to take advantage of this discount.

For each Unit, you will: •  Access the online readings •  Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides •  Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned

CLASS CANCELLATIONS

Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Every attempt will be made to contact students by email or telephone and offer alternative accommodations before the class meets.

EMERGENCY CANCELLATIONS

UC Communiversity classes are automatically cancelled when there is a weather or other emergency and when UC Main Campus is closed. Closing notifications will be sent via email. Check your email for a detailed message from our office for school closings.

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•  Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

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