FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2013
Ivy Tech registration now open for non-credit classes
Ivy Tech registration is open for non-credit, personal enrichment and workforce training classes at the Orange County Learning Center at Springs Valley.
“Aging and Skin Cancer” is a new class offered this year, instructed by Dr. William Weber, board certified in Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology and a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at IU Medical School for over 30 years. Dr. Weber will address changes that occur in the skin with aging, as well as provide information for identifying and preventing skin cancer. Bring a friend and gain information and insights for your own good health and wellbeing. “Aging and Skin Cancer” will be held on Thursday, September 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $49.
One-day “ArtReach” workshops, “Needle Felt Pendant Jewelry,” “Hinshaw’s Rock’n Gems Lapidary,” and “Wire Tapped and Hand-Forged Jewelry” will also be offered. The workshops are led by three artist-members of French Lick Artisan, Inc.
Cooking and wellness classes are also offered at Burton-Kimble Farms, Rosie Kimble’s homestead: a gathering place for enrichment, relaxation, learning and fun, located just 2 miles east of downtown Orleans in Orange County.
Workforce training courses offered by Ivy Tech include computers, Microsoft Office programs, ServSafe certification, and professional courses for educators.
A full list of Ivy Tech classes offered in Orange County can be found at www.ivytech.edu/orangecounty.
The Orange County Learning Center at Springs Valley is located at 479 S. Larry Bird Blvd. French Lick, IN.
About Ivy Tech Orange County Learning Center
Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington opened the Orange County Learning Center to provide easy access to higher education and workforce training in Orange County. The center allows students to earn credits toward an Ivy Tech Associate degree by taking classes close to home. Since opening, the learning center has expanded offerings in for-credit academic courses, and non-credit workforce training and personal-enrichment courses.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College (www.ivytech.edu) is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities. In addition, its courses and programs transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.