Community Education News Posts

EWC introduces New Online Course: Certificate in Infectious Disease and Infection Control

Eastern Wyoming College Community Education has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses.

EWC has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Certificate in Infectious Disease and Infection Control.”

Participants in this course will examine the many types of infectious disease that threaten health worldwide, including influenza, pneumonia, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, zoonosis (diseases that are spread from pets to people), tickborne diseases, and global emerging infectious diseases.  Students will also examine procedures that help control the spread of these diseases.

This course is part of EWC’s growing catalog of more than 300 instructor-facilitated online courses. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of this course begin every month, February 10, March 16, April 13 and May 18. The course is entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons and cost $78. A dedicated professional instructor facilitates every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback, and facilitating discussions.

To enroll:  Go to www.ewc.wy.edu; click on Community Education, click on Ed2go, click on Healthcare and Medical. For more information about this Ed2go class or any other classes contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213.

EWC highlights upcoming Community Education class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering the following class.

Dog Obedience Level I Session II

Dog owners, in 7 weeks you will learn to train your dog to come/here, sit, down, stay, heel, wait; dog socialization. Requirements for this class are current vaccination/rabies veterinarian certificate; 6 foot leash, choke collar, treats.

Participants must be able to control their dog on a leash before coming to the class; participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at each class. This class will be held on Tuesday/Thursday beginning February 9 and ending on March 1. This class will be held from 6-7:00 pm. The cost of this class is $65.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC highlights upcoming Community Education Valentine’s Make-Bake-Taste class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering the following class.

Valentine’s Make-Bake-Taste

Kids, make this Valentine’s Day card giving extra special—make them yourself. You and your parent (mom or dad) will create up to 20 very special and personalized Valentine’s Day cards and envelopes using stamps, ink, glitter and sparkles.

When the card making is complete you will begin baking and decorating Valentine’s Day cookies to go with your cards. What better way for parent and child to spend time together and celebrate Valentine’s Day.

This class is limited to 12 so don’t wait to sign up! Bring a lidded container in which to take your cookies home. This class will be held on February 6 from 12-3:00 pm and will cost $20 plus $12 for cards. Paid Registration Deadline is February 3.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC Workforce Development to offer CPR/First Aid and CPR/Basic Life Support for medical personnel

The Workforce Development office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering a CPR/BLS for medical personnel on Wednesday February 3 from 5:00-9:00 pm. This course is designed for medical personnel for initial or renewal of certification. This class will be held in the Community Training Center on the main campus in Torrington and will cost $45.

The CPR/First Aid class will be held on Saturday February 6 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. This class will also be held in the Community Training Center and will cost $45. Participants will be certified in both CPR and First Aid by the American Heart Association. Teachers, coaches, early childhood providers and all are welcome.

To register for these classes, contact Donna White at the EWC Workforce Development/Community Education office at 307.532.8323.

EWC offers class on how to use Twitter

The Community Education department at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is now accepting enrollments into the following class:

TWEETIN’ & A’TWITTERN’

You want to fit in with your kids, grandkids? Or are you just a teenager suffering from social media withdrawal? This class about Twitter will catch you up with what’s hip and what’s trending in today’s society. Learn to #tweet #it #up #with #hashtags and speak to followers and see what friends and family are up to also. #Let’s Get Swaggy. Class minimum: 5 class maximum: 15

Instructor: Cedric Collinge
EWC Basketball Team Member
Date: Monday, January 25
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Cost: $25
Location: T273

Contact EWC Community Education at 307.532.8323 or 307.532.8213 to register today.

Eastern Wyoming Arts Council presents “V” The Gypsy Cowbelle

The Eastern Wyoming Arts Council presents “V” The Gypsy Cowbelle on Sunday, February 7th at 2:00 pm in the Eastern Wyoming College Fine Arts Auditorium in Torrington.

Whether she’s building a banjo, riding the Divide, singing around a campfire, floating the Grand or hitchhiking across America, this little gal is doing her best to seize Life’s Rich Pageant. “V” has balanced her back-country experiences with countless asphalt tours, seeking enlightenment through solitude as well as through her interactions with people from all walks of life.

A knack for recognizing the humor in everyday life, an appreciation for history, a hunger for adventure and a ceaseless sense of creativity collectively establish Miss V’s unique perspective and personality. Her experiences, free spirit, clever lyricism and classic rhythms on the guitar and her homemade banjo, blend together to create her signature “Genuine Cowbell” music. This Gypsy Cowbelle and her music possess a universal and timeless allure that has charmed fans from coffee houses and campfires to festivals and honky tonks across America for nearly two decades.

Early bird tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students/children. Tickets at the door will be $20 for adults and $15 for students/children.

Tickets can be purchased form the Community Education office at 3200 West C Street or by calling he Community Education office at 307.532.8213.

Limited seating still available for Candlelight Dinner Theatre

The Community Education department at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is still accepting registrations for an upcoming trip, Hello Dolly, Candlelight Dinner Theatre.  This trip is Saturday, February 13.  The bus will leave from the EWC parking lot at 9 am and return at 7 pm.  The cost of $65 includes meal, beverage and tip.

“Hello, Dolly!” is one of the most enduring musical theatre hits, winning 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Choreography. Jerry Herman is responsible for writing the lyrics and music for this celebrated musical about a meddlesome, matchmaking widow, Dolly Levi, who strives to bring romance to several couples and herself, of course!

Call or stop by EWC Community Education to reserve your spot today at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or 3200 West C Street in Torrington.  The registration deadline for this trip is February 4.

EWC Highlights Upcoming Digital Photo Series Classes

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is now accepting enrollments for the following classes.

What Are All Those Buttons?
Bring your digital camera and EWC Instructor Andy Espinoza will guide you through all the various settings, menus, and features of your camera.

Class discussion will include basic concepts such as shutter speed, aperture openings, flash vs natural lighting, macro (close-up), image resolution, manual focus, and depth of field. This class will be held on Wednesday January 20. From 6 – 8:00 pm and will cost $25.

Hands On With Shutter Speed and Aperture
Get some hands on experience using your camera in Manual Mode. In this two hour session, you will take a variety of photos while you experiment with the different settings on your camera.

You will be amazed with the results. This class will be held on January 27 from 6 – 8:00 pm and will cost $25.

To register for these or any other classes please call the Community Education office at 307.532.8213.

 

EWC Community Education announces Little Digger Volleyball Winter Edition

Eastern Wyoming College is now accepting registrations for Little Diggers Volleyball to be held on Saturdays, January 23 to February 13.

Little Diggers Volleyball is designed to introduce the game and fundamental skills of volleyball to elementary aged boys and girls in a fun and safe environment.  The class takes place on 4 consecutive Saturdays.

Grades K-2 will play from 9-10 am with grades 3-6 playing from 10-11:30 am. The cost of $35 will include a trainer volleyball.

To register please contact EWC Community Education at 307.532.8323 or 307.532.8213.

EWC Highlights Upcoming Community Choir and Band sessions

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington announces the upcoming Community Choir and Band sessions. Concerts will be on Sunday February 28 and May 1 at 2:00 pm.

Whether your preference is vocal music or instrumental music, or maybe both, EWC is the place for you to join with other musically-minded individuals in making joyous sounds. The new structure of the fall Community Choir & Band programs is intended to allow participants flexibility in their commitment.

The semester is divided into two sessions with a culminating concert for each session, participants can sign up for the first or second session or both, with a discounted fee for committing to both sessions. Session A for the choir will be Monday January 25 to February 28 from 6-7:30 pm. Session B will be held from February 29 to May 1 from 6 – 7:30 pm. The cost per session is $15 or both sessions for $20

Session A for the band will be Thursday January 21 to February 28 from 5:30 -7:00 pm. Session B will be held from March 3 to May 1 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. The cost per session is $15 or both sessions for $20

Please join instructor Michael DeMers for a special registration social, complete with refreshments on January 14th from 6-7:00pm in the music room or contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 to register.

 

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