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Reminder, campus will also be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Community Scope 2017

An Open House for Lifelong Learning 

Saturday, January 7, 2017  9AM - 12PM 

You're invited to join us and enjoy up to four FREE 35-minute sample classes!

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Bring a friend and enjoy the kaleidoscope of course offerings at CommunityScope.  This FREE event gives you a chance to sample Continuing Education classes including computers, painting, wellness, cooking and much more.  If you're feeling adventurous, you can Rendezvous with a Comet at the Challenger Learning Center, or try a fitness class!  

Participants must pre-register or complete the registration form upon check-in.  

To pre-register, call 309-268-8160 or register online.

Check-in and registration begins at 8:30AM in the HCC Workforce Development Center Atrium 

Register for one or more Continuing Education classes while you're at the event and receive a 25% discount*

9:00 - 9:35AM 

Room

Class

Instructor

CLC (9:00AM-10:20AM)

Rendezvous with a Comet Mini Mission

Stacey Shrewsbury

A team of scientists and engineers are on a daring mission to take an up-close look at a comet as it streaks its way across the galaxy.

WDC 1403

Autumn Harvest: Cultivating Meaning for Retirement

Maggie McCormick

Learn how to turn your talents, interests and values into new opportunities for yourself in the autumn of your life.

WDC 1404

Eliminating Self-Defeating Behaviors

Ron Maier

Learn how to identify self-defeating behaviors, discuss how they are created and maintained and then discover your ability to make new choices for life improvement.

WDC 1400

Crocheted Granny Square Basics

Lauren Bruggenthies-Lott

Pick up a hook and learn a basic crocheted granny square recipe that can be used for many different projects.

WDC 1601

The Art and Science of College Teaching

Deb Gentry

Enhance your understanding of issues and best practices related to teaching in a college environment. In this mini-class, you will learn what goes into a Teaching Portfolio.

9:45 - 10:20AM

Room

Class

Instructor

ACEC 2400 (10-11:00AM)

How to Get Your Records in Order NOW

Sonja Reece

Hear what records to assemble in a Grab and Go format for an emergency or life change.

WDC 1403

Changing Seasons: Navigating through Career Transitions

Maggie McCormick

Be better prepared for new opportunities during career transitions. Learn strategies and tools for career planning and management.

WDC 1404

Free Yourself from Negative Emotion

Ron Maier

Learn simple, safe techniques and how they can help you drop bad habits, reduce anxiety and free yourself from emotions that get in the way of who you want to be.

WDC 1601

Essential Oils

Shari Weitekamp

Learn how you can use essential oils to promote better health and wellness.

WDC 1006

Hatha Yoga

Cindy Houser

This class is designed for those who enjoy practicing at a gentle pace but have had some beginning level experience.

WDC 1402

Beginning Genealogy

George Perkins

Learn how to structure your research and study various sources of genealogical information- census records, courthouse records, cemetery records, family papers, library sources & more.

WDC 1605

Explore Welding

Dennis Ludwig

Tour our welding lab and learn some of the tools and equipment used in Welding.

10:30 - 11:05AM 

Room

Class

Instructor

WDC Atrium (10:20-10:30)

Heartland Songbirds

WDC 1400

DIY Fabric Flowers

Anuja Despande

Have beautiful flowers all year long by making your own. Learn how with different types of fabric.

WDC 1402

Beginning Genealogy

George Perkins

Learn how to structure your research and study various sources of genealogical information- census records, courthouse records, cemetery records, family papers, library sources & more.

WDC 1405

Retirement University

Bernie Wrezinski

Make sure you know everything you need in order to retire responsibly.

WDC 3002

Birdwatching

Dave Weth

Bird watching, or birding, is becoming an increasingly popular hobby in the United States. Hear about some of the birds common to Central Illinois.

WDC 3603

Antiques: What’s in Your Attic?

Cheryl Bradley

Explore the world of antiques with collectibles expert Cheryl Bradley.

WDC 3004

Medicare: What Does it Mean for You?

Carol Burroughs

If you will have 65 candles on your next birthday cake then you have a whole new world ahead of you when it comes to healthcare.

WDC 1006

Nightclub 2-Step

Cathy Hempstead

This dance is great preparation for weddings, reunions, street festivals and other dance events.

WDC 1601

Jazz Guitar

John Dworkin

Enhance your skills as a guitar player through learning the fundamentals of playing jazz music.

WDC 1403

For Better or Worse: Managing Career Decisions for Dual Income Couples

Maggie McCormick

Explore potential career issues for dual-income couples and determine strategies for managing decisions that arise out of those issues.

WDC 1404

Meditation & Mindfulness

Ron Maier

Discover what meditation is and how it can benefit and fit into your lifestyle.

WDC 3602

Conversational Russian

Olya Cochran

Explore the language and culture of this exotic country.

11:15 - 11:50AM

Room

Class

Instructor

WDC Atrium (11:05-11:15)

Heartland Songbirds

WDC 1006

Nightclub ChaCha

Cathy Hempstead

Nightclub Cha Cha is a fun and funky dance. Get your dancing shoes on and learn some fun and challenging Club Cha Cha moves.

WDC 3002

Birdwatching

Dave Weth

Bird watching, or birding, is becoming an increasingly popular hobby in the United States. Hear about some of the birds common to Central Illinois.

WDC 1404

Eliminating Self-Defeating Behaviors

Ron Maier

Learn how to identify self-defeating behaviors, discuss how they are created and maintained and then discover your ability to make new choices for life improvement.

WDC 1601

Essential Oils

Shari Weitekamp

Learn how you can use essential oils to promote better health and wellness.

WDC 3602

Conversational Russian

Olya Cochran

Explore the language and culture of this exotic country.

WDC 1405

Removing Doubt in a Job Interview

Eric Hoss

Don’t let an interview be an obstacle. Learn the skills from an experienced interviewer and turn each interview into an opportunity.

Open Throughout the Morning in the WDC Atrium 

Room

Class

Instructor

Atrium

Trains

Dave Gentry

See the wonder of model railroading with live running trainsets.

Atrium

3D Printing

Rob Martin

Watch a 3-D printer in action and Q & A.

*Discount cannot be combined with other discounts and does not apply to some programs 

Contact Us

Continuing Education
Heartland Community College
Workforce Development Center, Suite 2400
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8160
TDD: 309-268-8030
Fax: 309-268-7882
E-mail: Continuing Education

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