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Fall course offerings scheduled for Lander's continuing education program

September 11, 2012
Applications are being accepted for Lander University's fall continuing education courses that cover a wide landscape of interests and skills ranging from digital photography to small business and professional development. There is also a class for high school students looking to improve their scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

Courses starting in September include piano lessons for adults and seniors; bridge for beginners; introduction to painting with watercolors; sketchbook journaling; three levels of wood carving and astronomy.

There will be computer courses introducing new users to the Internet, two levels of Microsoft Excel and Facebook applications for businesses.

Conversational Chinese, introduction to the Russian language, conversational
Spanish and Spanish for medical professionals are among the communications offerings.

The AARP Driver Safety Class is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29. Successful completion of the six-hour course entitles drivers to receive discounts on their auto insurance.

On Thursday, Nov. 8, Mark and Virginia Pulver will discuss their experiences as Peace Corps volunteers.

Small business programs include exporting and importing, loans and other sources of capital for small business, and tips for successfully starting a business.

Dr. Lillian Craton, assistant professor of English at Lander, will teach the Scholastic Aptitude Test preparation course beginning on Jan. 26, 2013.

Continuing Education coordinator Shelley Grund has also scheduled two trips: a New Year's getaway for the Tournament of Roses festivities in Pasadena, Calif., and a Biblical journey to Israel in March 2013.

For further information or to register for a course, call Lander's Continuing Education office at 864-388-8426. Further details about course offerings and getaways and excursions are available at