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Register for Fall 2017 Continuing Education Classes


The fall 2017 brochure of certifications and courses offered by the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College are now available online at Classes are available for adults and seniors, as well as youth ages 11-18. Programs run from mid-September through mid-December. The Office of Continuing Education offers a variety of courses that lead to certification, professional development, career enhancement, leisure and personal enrichment and classes in Spanish.  

Certification programs including the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) Certified Bookkeeper (CB) credential, IFMA’s Facility Management Professional (FMP®) Certification, the World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) Personal Trainer Certification and the National Health Career Association’s (NHA) EKG and Phlebotomy Technician Certifications.   

Professional development programs offered this fall include Introduction to QuickBooks, Human Resource Management, Microsoft Windows 10, and Microsoft Office 2016 including Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word, Nutrition Concepts for Success, Real Estate, Anatomy and Physiology, Anatomy and Medical Terminology for Billers and Coders. 

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Enrichment classes offered this fall include All-Level Oil/Acrylic Painting, Abdominal/Core Strengthening, Guitar Knit & Crochet for Beginners and Intermediate, Guitar Part I and II, Spanish Part I and II, Retirement Planning Today, and Zumba.  

For more information on these classes, please view the Continuing Education brochure online at To enroll online through Instant Enrollment, go to One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7600 option #3 or by visiting the office on the Cranford campus, which is located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.

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Travel Advisory - Air Travel, Rail, and Bus Service Set To Resume on Thursday, March 22

March 22, 2018

TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.  Today, (Thursday, March 22), the FAA is reporting a normal return to service with less than 15 minute delays.  LaGuardia has reported that 90% of scheduled flights are scheduled to takeoff.  Newark Liberty is reporting that 180 flights are canceled.

NJ Transit is reporting a ...

Unity and purpose will allow Democrats to unseat Lance

March 11, 2018

In November, we have a chance to unseat Leonard Lance, Congressman for the NJ-7 district which includes Springfield. Leonard Lance voted to take away healthcare from his constituents and recently stood by as his party passed a tax plan in which his district became the second most negatively impacted district in the COUNTRY.  Lance is an enemy of a woman’s right to control her body but ...

Freeholders Endorse Armed Security in all Somerset County Schools

March 23, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Following the Parkland, Fla school shooting last month in which 17 students and staff were killed, Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione and Freeholder Mark Caliguire Thursday announced that the freeholder board will fund a second armed school resource officer at the county Vocational & Technical High School in Bridgewater, and urged every school ...

Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael Religious School Open House

March 23, 2018

Taste of Kochavim at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael Religious School - April 29 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Do you know a child getting ready to enter kindergarten, first, or second grade?  Are you looking for an exciting and engaging Jewish educational experience that will get them tapping their toes, singing, and learning joyful Judaism?   Then Shorashim: the Religious School ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, March 24

Black Diamond Billiard's, Union

Ladies 9-Ball Pro-Am by the Garden State Pool Tour

Other Sports

Sat, March 24, 10:00 AM

Burent Middle School , Union

Union County Wide - March for Our Lives

Government Law & Justice

Sun, March 25, 8:00 AM

Trinity Episcopal Church,, Cranford

Palm/Passion Sunday Mass at Trinity Cranford – ...

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