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LERN Higher Ed Member Highlights - Aug. 28

Joliet Junior College Corporate & Community Services hosts discussion on closing the workforce skills gap.

Joliet Junior College hosted a round table discussion led by Illinois Deputy Secretary Christopher Lu and Congressman Bill Foster to discuss the workforce skills gap and what agencies are doing to close it. Elected officials as well as representatives from local companies, government agencies and educators attended this afternoon’s event.

California State University San Marcos Extended Learning highlights an alumna.

The cover of our Business and Professional Development catalog features MsCrystal Robinson, an alumna of our Meeting & Event Planning Certificate program! Using MyCAA funding (for military spouses) to cover the entire cost of the certificate, Robinson secured an internship at Simple Elegance Planning and Design and began working with clients on her second day on the job.

Langara College Continuing Studies launches an Organic Landscape Management Certificate.

CULTIVATE YOUR CAREER. Join us on September 9 for a free information session on the Organic Landscape Management Program. The certificate in Organic Landscape Management provides hands-on training and expert instruction in the design, installation and maintenance of landscapes to promote environmental health. Visit for more details.

Midlands Technical College Continuing Education encourages people to do what they love.

Enrich Your Life, Do What You Love: Learn a new hobby, or strengthen your talents in what you already love doing! Take a one-day class, or enroll in an eight-week program. Don't wait, register today!

Utah Valley University Community Education creates interest with some awesome photos.

Canyonlands – one of Utah's Mighty Five National Parks – is an iconic Western landscape of huge proportions that has appeared in several movies as a rugged backdrop. Now is your chance to tell your own western story and create lasting memories by photographing this surreal environment with your camera...all with the professional help of renown photographer, Christopher E. Herbert. This awesome 3-day workshop takes you from the photographic art galleries of Moab, Utah, to the splendid overlooks of Dead Horse Point, Mesa Arch and Grand View Point, where you'll be snapping photos from the sunrise glow to sunset's enchanting moonlit landscapes. Food and chauffeured tour bus included – just bring your camping gear, tripod and SLR/manual camera! You'll love this outdoor workshop! Register now to save your spot, and invite a friend or two to join in the fun with us.