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Fall Classes for Continuing Education Announced

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The Arkansas Tech University Department of Continuing Education has announced the classes it will host this fall. Classes offered include fitness, cooking special interests and using a computer.

Also, there are several classes to assist individuals with the GRE and ACT Prep.

Lisa Cochran, Director of Continuing Education at Arkansas Tech said that there are a wide variety of coursed available that appeal to many interest.

To sign up for one of these classes or for any additional information, email lakepoint@atu.edu.

The complete fall schedule includes:

  • Beginning Karate: Thursdays from Sept 6-Nov29, 7-7:50 p.m. No Class Nov. 22.  Hull Building Room 111; $30 or $25 with Tech ID or 55+ years old.  Instructor Nobuyuki Nezu
  • Advanced Karate: Thursdays from Sept 6-Nov 29,8-8:50 p.m. No Class Nov. 22.  Hull Building Room 111; $30 or $25 with Tech ID or 55+ years old.  Instructor Nobuyuki Nezu
  • Morning Yoga/Pilates/Fitball Mat Class Session I: Tuesdays Sept 4-25, 9:30 a.m. 11 a.m. $60 or $55 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Joy Murphy.
  • Morning Yoga/Pilates/Fitball Mat Class Session II: Tuesdays Oct 2-30, 9:30 a.m. 11 a.m. $60 or $55 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Joy Murphy.
  • Morning Yoga/Pilates/Fitball Mat Class Session I: Tuesdays Nov. 6-27, 9:30 a.m. 11 a.m. $60 or $55 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Joy Murphy.
  • Noon Yoga: Fridays Sept 7-Nov 16. No class Oct 5. Hull Building Room 111, 12:10 p.m.-12:50 p.m.; $105 or $100 with Tech ID or 55+ years old.  Insturctor Joy Murphy.
  • Evening Yoga: Mondays Sept 10-Nov 26. Young Ballroom 5:30 p.m.-6:20 p.m. $125 or $120 with Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Joy Murphy.
  • Pilates: Mondays Sept 10-Nov 26. Young Ballroom 6:30 pm.m-7:20 p.m.; $125 or $120 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old.  Instructor Joy Murphy
  • East Coast Swing: Mondays Sept 10-Nov 26 Young Ballroom 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; $230 per couple or $225 per couple with Tech ID or 55+ years old.  Instructor Joy Murphy.
  • High Intensity Interval Training Session I: Tuesdays Sept 18- Oct 23. Doc Bryan, Room 242 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; $70 or $65 with Tech ID or 55+ years old.  Instructor Melanie Kinkaid.
  • High Intensity Interval Training Session II: Tuesdays Oct 30- Dec 4. Doc Bryan, Room 242 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; $70 or $65 with Tech ID or 55+ years old.  Instructor Melanie Kinkaid.
  • Hooping for Fitness: Tuesdays Oct 2-23. Lake Point Conference Center, The Pavilion, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; $55 or $50 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Samantha Tedford.
  • Oil Painting: Thursdays Oct 4-Nov 15 Lake Point Conference Center Guest House Training Room B, 6 p.m. -9 p.m.; $65 or $60 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Darlene McNeely.
  • Glass Painting: Saturday Nov 10 Lake Point Conference Center Guest House, Training Room B, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $40 or $35 with Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Darlene McNeely.
  • ACT Prep Session I: Tuesdays Aug 14-Sept 4 Lake Point Conference Center Business Services, Training Room A, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $495(includes all materials). Instructor Kechia Bentley.
  • GRE Prep Part I (Verbal & Analytical): Classes begin monthly online. $89. Instructor Laura Davis.
  • GRE Prep Part II (Quantitative): Classes begin monthly online. $89. Instructor Laura Davis.
  • Praxis I Prep: Classes begin monthly online. $89. Instructor Nichole Taylor-Buckner.
  • Seven Secrets to Releasing the Powerful Writer Within You: Thursday Sept 20 Lake Point Conference Center Business Services, Training Room A, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $155 or $150 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor JoAnne Chitwood, R.N.
  • Introduction to Sugar Art: Mondays Sept 24-Oct 29 Lake Point Conference Center the Guest House, Training Room B, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.; $115 or $110 with Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Trinity Wood.
  • Steampunk Sugar Art: Tuesday Oct 30 Lake Point Conference Center. The Guest House, Training Room B, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; $60 or $55 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Trinity Wood.
  • Instant Piano Session I: Tuesday Sept 25 Lake Point Conference Center Business Services, Training Room A,1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; $50, or $45 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Required materials include a $25 instructional manual purchased from the instructor at class. Instructor is David Haynes.
  • Instant Piano Session II: Tuesday Sept 25 Lake Point Conference Center Business Services, Training Room A, 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; $50, or $45 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Required materials include a $25 instructional manual purchased from the instructor at class. Instructor is David Haynes.
  • Guitar for Beginners: Tuesdays Sept 11-Oct 30 River Valley Music Center 2503 W Main Street Russellville, AR, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. $115 or $110 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Required materials include guitar, pen, pencil, and note paper. Graph or tabular paper is recommended. Instructor Grant Jones.
  • Kindermusik Village Session I&II: Session I -Mondays Sept 3-Dec 10, 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.; Session II-Wednesdays Sept 5-Dec 12, 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m., River Valley Music Center 2503 W Main Street Russellville, AR,. $205 or $200 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Instructor Jason Muncy.
  • Beginning Digital Photography: Saturday Oct 20 Lake Point Conference Center, Business Services, Training Room A, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; $65 or $60 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Required materials include a DSLR camera, pen and paper. Instructor Tryston Hines.
  • Photography As a Business: Saturday Oct 20 Lake Point Conference Center, Business Services, Training Room A, 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; $65 or $60 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Required materials include pen and notebook. Instructor Tryston Hines.
  • Adobe:Lightroom 4: Thursday Oct 18 & 25 Lake Point Conference Center, Business Services, Training Room A, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; $65 or $60 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Required material is a memory stick of at least 4GB. Instructor Tryston Hines.
  • Speed Spanish: Thursdays Nov 1-Dec 6, No Class Nov 22. Lake Point Conference Center, Business Services, Training Room A, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; $65 or $60 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Required materials include a pen and paper. Instructor Angela Sergent.
  • Instant Italian: Classes begin monthly online. $89. Enroll online: http://www.ed2go.com/commedatu/  Instructor Robert Bertoldi.
  • Sign Language: Mondays Sept 10-Nov 12 Lake Point Conference Center, Business Services, Training Room A, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; $75 or $70 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Required material is Sign Language Made Easy $14.05 at Hastings in Russellville. Books will be held under “Tech Sign Language.” Instructor Debbie Pearce.
  • Seven Secrets to Excellence in End of Life Care: Wednesday Sept 19 Lake Point Conference Center, Business Services, Training Room A, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $175 or $170 with a Tech ID or 55+ years old. Required materials is a $30 fee collected day of class for cost of manual. Instructor JoAnne Chitwood, R.N.
  • Amateur Radio: Wednesdays Sept 26-Nov 14 Lake Point Conference Center, Business Services, Training Room A, 6:30 p.m.-8:30p.m.; $30 or $25 with a Tech ID or 55+years of age. Materials fee-$25 paid first night of class, Testing fee-$15 paid at testing. Instructor Arkansas Valley Amateur Radio Foundation.
  • Extreme Couponing: Wednesdays Oct 10-31 Lake Point Conference Center, Guest House, Training Room B, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.; $30 or $25 with Tech ID or 55+ years of age. Suggested material will be available upon registration or request. Instructor Wendy Wells.

More information about each individual class is available here.

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