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

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CRANFORD, NJ – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College will host an Open House in the MacKay Library on the College’s Cranford campus on Saturday, 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.

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