Spring/Fall Classes

***Please note multiday tours do not follow the standard cancellation policy.
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Tales of Terror: Writing and Reading Horror Fiction $30

Just in time For Halloween!! From Algernon Blackwood to Stephen King: from Michael Myers to The Walking Dead, horror fiction and film ranks high in reading and viewing. Do you have a ghost or creepy story to tell? Want to learn how to write or to become a stronger writer? This workshop specializing in the horror film shorts and the workshop of your written pieces or ideas. You do not have to have something written before the workshop begins.
With Sandra Newsome on October 11, 18, and 25 at 6-8: 30 pm

Food, Film, Books, and More: Become a Reviewer $30

Whether you are trying a new dish at a restaurant, watching a film or wrapping your hands around a book, we all have opinions and those who created these wonderful items want your opinions. Ever thought about writing a review for a restaurant, film, a piece of art or a book you have read? Completely clueless as to how to start? This workshop will introduce you to the world of becoming a reviewer by teaching you the market, the correct way to write a review and how to get you reviews read whether you want to post on the Internet or write for a publication. We will practice with food, short stories, and film shorts. Fun and learning all combined!!
With Sandra Newsome on November 8, 15, and 25 at 6-8: 30 pm

Extra! Extra! Extra! Write All about it! -Writing for magazines and More! $40

Not ready to write your novel or short story collection but ready to start getting your name out there? Magazine article are one of the best ways to begin. Whether for a general or specialized audience you will learn the steps and all the tricks of the trade to get published. This workshop will include basic knowledge of the field and working on an actual article with help from the instructor and classmates.
With Sandra Newsome on November 3 and 10 at 9am-12pm and 1:30-3pm

Ballroom and Swing Dance $50/75 a couple

In the mood to do something fun that is also good for you? This class will get your feet moving to the beat of a wide variety of music. No dance experience needed, just come prepared to have fun!  Participants will start with the basics and work their way up to more flashy and complicated moves. Leading and following techniques are stressed throughout the course. Beginners, singles, and couples are welcome.
With Mike Buerck on October 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16 and 30 from 6-7:15

Interest in Pinterest; Christmas $35

Whether you are preparing for the Great Turkey or expecting the Jolly man himself, this class is perfect for you! Together we will "Deck the Halls" for the holidays as we discover and make crafts for your holiday décor. You do not have to be artistic or crafty to take this class, and you will get to bring your creations home!
With Michael King and Christy Mershon on December 10 at 5-8:30pm


An Introduction To Voiceovers...(online) $49

Interest in Pinterest; Halloween $35

Pinterest is a place for visual-bookmarking that you share with others. It's a great way to keep track of all those things you've been wanting to try and a fabulous way to discover new and inspiring ideas. Together we will create a few projects based on Pinterest pins all while learning what it is all about. Friends will be jealous of your creations you get to bring home.
With Michael King and Christy Mershon on October 22 at 5-8:30pm

iPhone: Beyond the Basics $30

ou can make a call (and other basics), but know your iPhone can do so much more, come learn how to make it happen! In this class, we will cover iMessage, Facetime, Maps, Mail, Apple Pay and a number of other apps. We will also discuss privacy settings and how to make Siri work for you! Bring your iPhone and your questions to this interactive session.
With Michael King and Michael Toeniskoetter on November 6 at 6-8pm


Shop from...Home for the Holidays $25

Forget crowded malls, endless parking lots, and long lines. From groceries to gifts, you can buy just about anything online! If you know the tricks, online shopping can save you time and money. Special emphasis will be placed on securely making all of your fabulous purchases. Although internet shopping won't completely replace window shopping at the mall, when you know exactly what you want, online shopping can't be beaten. No trip to the mall. No trip to the post office. What could be easier?
With Christy Mershon & Michael King on November 15 at 6-8pm

Sell Ur Stuff: eBay $35

Want to clean your closet, make extra income or start an online auction business? This workshop is a great place to start! We will start at the beginning with the creation of an eBay account and move on to details such as how to post images and how long to list your items.
With Christy Mershon and Micheal King on November 20 at 6-8pm

Sell Ur Stuff: Beyond eBay $35

While a good old garage sale is the traditional way to make a buck selling stuff you don't want, it does take energy to organize one. Want to skip the setup? Join us for this workshop and learn about all the ways to sell your unwanted items on the Internet. In this course we will go beyond eBay and we will walk you through a wide variety of selling methods and sites. This workshop is full of expert advice on ways to sell online and do it safely, whether your wares are garden tools or garden furniture.]
With Christy Mershon and Michael King on November 27 at 6-8pm

Mackinac Island - $650 (based on double occupancy)

  • 7 DAYS, 6 NIGHTS (September 16-22, 2018)
  • Motorcoach transportation
  • 6 nights lodging
  • 10 meals: 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners
  • Guided Tour of Mackinaw City
  • Visit to Mackinac Island, including a Guided Carriage Tour
  • Boat ride through Soo Locks and free time and sight-seeing in SaultSainte Marie
  • Visit to Mackinaw Crossings
  • Admission to Colonial Michilimackinac
  • and much more! 
  • ***Please note multiday tours do not follow the standard cancellation policy.

A Very NOLA Christmas - $575 (based on double occupancy)

  • 6 DAYS, 5 NIGHTS (December 3-8, 2018)
  • Motorcoach transportation
  • 5 nights lodging
  • 8 meals: 5 breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • Admission to MARDIGRAS WORLD
  • Relaxing RIVERBOAT CRUISE on the Mississippi
  • Enjoy Historic New Orleans French Quarter
  • and much more!
  • ***Please note multiday tours do not follow the standard cancellation policy.

Mississippi Tales - $69

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Let us show you where eagles soar; the power of the mighty Mississippi; the majesty of autumn colors; and locations of events, both astounding and tragic, that shaped our lives, and our region. You'll board one of several small boats at the Broadway gate, then we'll convoy up the Mississippi as your guides teach basic river navigation and point out hidden natural treasures and historic sites, all while you consume the glory of an autumn day. You'll be treated to a good old-fashioned outdoor fish fry for lunch, and experience the thrill of wind and spray as we return. 8:00 a.m. to 5:30(ish) p.m. Guides: Dave Herzog, Jamie Koehler, Sue Corvick, Dr. Frank Nickell, Julie Grueneberg, and Christy Mershon.

What the Hoot? $35

Your social life in one easy place: You're busy. You don't have time to spend all day on LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. But you understand the importance of visibility in this social world. Hootsuite may be able to help. Hootsuite allows you to "Create Now, Share Later". You can schedule messages to post ahead of time, share your great content throughout the day or week, while you are working, traveling, or relaxing. Now you can manage your social profiles from a single dashboard. Post, tweet, share, and comment without ever leaving Hootsuite!
What you can expect to learn:
• How to open the account
• How to pull in your social media platforms, including LinkedIn Groups, LinkedIn Home Page, Twitter, Facebook Pages, etc
• How to schedule your posts throughout the week in various locations and at various times
• Where to find your past calendar, as well as your upcoming calendar
• How to manage your social profiles in one place
It's time to get your information out to this information society! Start getting maximum exposure with the right people today.
With Micheal King on November 5 at 6-8pm

Phlebotomy Technician Program $1599

This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.

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The Retirement Playbook Workshop

October 15 and 17 from 5:30-7 PM each night.

This workshop will focus on :

Understanding your color of Monday, Social Security Maximization, Sequence of Returns, Understanding the New Tax code and how it affects your retirement.

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Economic and Business Engagement Center, 920 Broadway, Room 302
Continuing Education
One University Plaza, MS 0130
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701