Education

Press Releases

Union County College Office of Continuing Education to Host an Open House on Sat., Jan. 16

640614c2fa2bff7c206a_ucc.gif
640614c2fa2bff7c206a_ucc.gif

CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College will be hosting an Open House in the MacKay Library on the College’s Cranford campus on Sat., Jan. 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Students can learn more about spring non-credit classes for professional development or personal enrichment. Instructors and staff will be on hand to answer questions and assist with registration.

If you are looking for a new job, consider one of the more than 40 certificate programs offered in fields such as allied health, business, child care, computers, education, interior design, real estate and more. Many of these certificate programs can be completed in less than a year and can help improve your job prospects or be used as a stepping stone to a new career.

Are you looking to learn something new or just have fun? Attend the Open House and learn more about the wide range of personal enrichment courses offered. From art to fitness, the College offers something for everyone. Several new classes are being offered this spring and include How to Build a Website, Introduction to Drones, Yoga, the History of U.S. Presidential Elections, the History of American Popular Music and Writing for Television. The Youth Programs are also introducing some new courses, which include Juggling Workshop, PARCC Boot Camp, Writing for Self-Discovery, Creative Writing and Drawing for Beginners and Digital Skills and Ethics.

The complete course descriptions for all Continuing Education programs, can be viewed at www.ucc.edu/noncredit. To enroll for a course online, go to http://www.ucc.edu/noncredit/instantenrollment.aspx. The Open House will be held at the College’s Cranford campus, located at 1033 Springfield Avenue. For directions or more information about Union County College, go to www.ucc.edu.

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Clark

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_c5efd728ef2d1bbd7247_mini_magick20180206-16715-ycw7rg

Wed, February 21, 7:00 PM

The Cranford Hotel (hosted by Calvary Lutheran Church), Cranford

Beer & Bible

Religions And Spirituality

Thu, February 22, 6:00 PM

UCEDC, Cranford

Next Level Business Planning

Business & Finance

Carousel_image_248cea245b872fb9c722_resolve_house

Fri, February 23, 12:00 PM

Resolve, Scotch Plains

Free Teen Anxiety Group (Ages 14-17) at Resolve

Clark VFW : Spotlight on Joseph Horling

February’s spotlight is on Joseph Horling , Staff Sergeant US Army 1942-1946.

Joe was born in Rahway NJ on Oct 1, 1920.  He and his brother Anthony were born to Anthony Sr. and Bertha Horling .  Joe’s father was born in Munich and his mother Bertha in Austria. 

Joe enlisted in the Merchant Marines in 1942.  Eight months later, in 1943, he enlisted in the US ...

Clark's Hehnly School is “Cruisin’ Through Winter” for a Good Cause

February 17, 2018

CLARK, NJ - Over 150 students from kindergarten through fifth grade had a blast “Cruisin’ Through Winter” in the Hehnly auditorium. The 4th annual dance, organized by physical education teacher Joe Sortino, was held to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand, a foundation that builds awareness and raises money for childhood cancers.

Encouraging exercise for a good cause, Mr.

Update: Health Authorities Still Investigating Flu Death of Elizabeth Schoolgirl

February 20, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health is continuing to investigate the cause of the passing of Daniela Genaro who attended Nicholas LaCorte - Peterstown School No. 3 after it was confirmed that the student had been diagnosed with influenza. Officials say, it "presently remains unclear whether or not the virus was the primary contributing factor to the child's ...

Choosing a College With the 'Right' Fit

Do you know if your child is choosing a college with the right fit?  Do you know what the right fit means or why it matters?  Take a listen to Chris Curran's latest chat about why fit matters and don't forget to check out his book College Funding Secrets.  

Check out other columns by Chris here.

Have You Talked to Your Child About the Cost of College?

Have you talked to your child about the cost of college?  Do you plan to?  Do you know why you should? Take a listen to Chris Curran's video below as he explains why the student needs to be involved in the financial conversations about college.  Check out Chris' book at College Funding Secrets.  

 

Check out other columns by Chris here.

Scutari vs Mahr

February 14, 2018

I read with interest in a local newspaper regarding the Union county democrat party political infighting for their “county chair” selection.  There were 2 letters juxtaposed, each one listing supporters of either Senator Scutari or Fanwood Mayor Mahr, who are the two main people vying for the “boss” position.

Although I am a democrat I am not a committee ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!