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LERN Higher Ed Member Highlights - Oct. 2

Your weekly dose of inspiration and ideas from other higher ed continuing education and lifelong learning programs across North America.

Bellevue College Continuing Education showcases its instructors through its Artist Spotlight

Explore your creativity through the timeless artform of mosaic design in a fun and collaborative atmosphere! In this two day intensive workshop you will learn all the basics to get you on your way to creating beautiful mosaics for your home and garden. Learn how to use glass, tiles, ceramics, rocks, shells, jewelry and other found objects to create one of a kind pieces. Design, composition, materials, substrates and adhesives, glass cutting and grouting will all be covered. At the end of the course you will have created two pieces of mosaic artwork. No prior art experience necessary.

Interested in using your creativity to create one-of-a-kind art? Sign up for Intro to Contemporary Mosaics with Gretchen Fuller today!

Garrett College Continuing Education & Workforce Development offers important programming for small businesses throug...

Cybersecurity Measures for Small Business - Effective Information Security Training to be held October 23, 2015 from 9am-3pm at Garrett College.

Hosted by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), learn about vulnerabilities and potential data risks that will impact your organization or small business. In this interactive session, talk with us to learn recommended security practices, evaluate security tools and take steps to protect your business. Price based on residency - Garrett County residents $25.

Call 301-387-3069 to register!

El Camino College Community Education instructor is featured by the local media for her career change

Our Vegan instructor Carol Cymerint was included in an OC Register article!…/… Enroll in her upcoming class on Saturday, October 3rd at or 310-660-6460

Kirkwood Continuing Education leader adheres to the lifelong learning principle in and out of the office

Taking a Welding Art class. Absolutely an awesome experience. I was feeling a bit in a rut and this class has really helped me regain energy and passion in my personal interests in addition to career and work. — at Kirkwood Community College.

Galveston College- Continuing Education saw eight students graduate its fast-start pipefitting program

Congratulations to our Pipefitting Graduates!
The Fast Start II pipefitting scholarship program at Galveston College graduated its first class on September 24, 2015. Eight students were awarded a full scholarship and the seven listed above successfully completed the course and received their NCCER Core certification. Students were offered interviews with local industries and many have already been offered positions.
The Fast Start II Pipefitting program is funded by the Texas Workforce Commission’s PetroChem Initiative. The next Pipefitting class will start January 20, 2016. If you are interested in applying for the spring pipefitting program, contact Allison Baker at 409-944-1344 or