Program: Personal Enrichment

The development and historical context of visual art from the beginnings of the trans-Atlantic slave trade (c.1500) to the 21st century. Exploration of artifacts and historic sites as documents of past economic, political, religious and social developments and well as of cultural exchange. Museum visits strongly encouraged.

The development and historical context of visual art from the prehistoric period through the inception of the early modern period (c.1500). Exploration of artifacts and historic sites as documents of past economic, political, religious and social developments and well as of cultural exchange. Museum visits strongly encouraged.

This course teaches the art of crafting unique seasonal decor and personalized gifts such as ornaments and jewelry. Through hands-on instruction in fundamental wire wrapping techniques, you will learn how to shape wire and make intricate components to complete 4-5 projects, including festive earrings, pendants, bracelets and decorative ornaments. Required tools and materials: Pliers (Round-nose … Continue reading “Design & Create Your Own Holiday Jewelry, Gifts & Decorations”

This course focuses on increasing students’ present fitness levels through functional fitness. Participation in this course may lead to increased energy, mental clarity, and health as a part of one’s lifestyle. It will also teach students to recognize proper form and technique. This course may also provide opportunities for students to increase their cardiovascular conditioning, … Continue reading “Functional Fitness*”

This studio course is designed to introduce students to the methods and skills necessary to understand and perform Yoga. Relaxation techniques and flexibility are stressed.

Strength and Tone is a challenging course designed to build muscular strength and endurance using light-weights, medicine balls, and resistance bands. This total body class will help sculpt and tone your muscles, help you build lean muscle and boost your metabolism, all while you have a fun time doing it.

Pilates will challenge deep abdominal muscles to support the core, create a stronger, more flexible spine as well as promote recovery from strain or injury. Pilates conditions the entire body with a non-impact approach suitable for all ages and abilities.

Abs and Lower Body will target your core using both cardiovascular and muscle building exercises. This class will incorporate the use of a variety of equipment including steps, bands, and BOSUs (Balance Trainers). You will be challenged with functional moves including squats, lunges and planks using your own body weight to give you a strong … Continue reading “Abs and Lower Body*”

In this introductory course to Public Speaking students will engage in the process of transmitting ideas and information orally in a variety of situations. Effective oral communication involves generating messages and delivering them with attention to vocal variety, articulation, and nonverbal signals. In order to be a competent speaker, a person must be able to … Continue reading “Public Speaking*”

This course introduces students to the anthropological field of archaeology, the study of past and present cultures through the material objects that humans create and utilize. Utilizing texts and experiential learning activities, the course explores the research methods, ethics, and theoretical concepts that archaeologists use to investigate, interpret, and conserve these material artifacts. Students learn … Continue reading “Introduction to Archaeology*”