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Northeast to offer classes in late February and in March at West Point, Norfolk, and Hartington Campuses | KTIC Radio

Northeast to offer classes in late February and in March at West Point, Norfolk, and Hartington Campuses

Northeast to offer classes in late February and in March at West Point, Norfolk, and Hartington Campuses

Northeast Community College is offering classes at their West Point, Norfolk, and Hartington Campuses at the end of February and in March. View Class information below:

WEST POINT – A class on candy making is coming to Northeast Community College in West Point later this month.

Candy Creations (HOEC 5100/18S & CRN #70166) meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, at the Northeast Community College West Point Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Avenue, in Room 201.

Participants will learn how to make chocolate bunnies, golden sunflowers, chocolate-covered cherries, peanut butter cups, caramels draped with chocolate and other decadent molded candy. They will discover the techniques to work confidently with chocolate/summer coatings.

Cost of the class, with Judy Mutzenberger the instructor, is $25.

To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will offer a class in May that demystifies the newest Windows operating system.

Windows 10 (INFO 5190/18S & CRN #70168) will be held Tuesday, February 27, from 6-9 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center on Northeast’s Norfolk campus.

Participants will explore a variety of new features found in Windows 10, including but not limited to: task view and virtual desktops; Cortana; the start menu; action center; Edge browser and more as time allows. Attendees will gain hands-on experience while taking advantage of new tips and tricks to take the mystery out of Windows 10.

Cost of the class, with Trevor Baily the instructor, is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer an intermediate course on Microsoft Excel, beginning soon.

Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 2 (INFO 5315/18S & CRN #70135) will be held two consecutive Wednesdays, February 28 and March 7, from 8:30-11:30 a.m.. in the Lifelong Learning Center (LLC). Stacy Anderson is the instructor.

In this intermediate level course, participants will discover how to streamline and enhance their spreadsheets using templates, charts, graphics and formulas. They will learn to use multiple worksheets and workbooks efficiently, work with more advanced formatting options and complex formulas, discover how to link cells, create tables and outlines as well as use hyperlinks.

Cost is $60.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – A new course at Northeast Community College will celebrate the winter season with a fun pizza pan decoration class.

Snowman Pizza Pan Decoration (HOEC 5135/18S & CRN #70252) will be held Wednesday, February 28, from 6:30-8 p.m. in Room 105A of the Weller Building on the Norfolk campus.

In this class, participants will embrace the cold weather and learn to take a simple pizza pan and turned it into a jolly snowman decoration.

Cost of the class, with Sue Strathman the instructor, is $23. All paints and supplies are included.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will offer a class on computer security next month.

Computer Security and Troubleshooting (INFO 5270/18S & CRN #70169) will be held Thursday, March 1, from 6-9 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Northeast Campus in Norfolk.

Computer security is an issue and concern for all. In this class, Instructor Trevor Bailey will teach participants the best methods to protect their computer, as well as updated tips. He will also cover troubleshooting techniques to make a computer work more efficiently and touch on some hot new technologies that are available.

Cost of the class is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College in Norfolk at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer two Basic Life Support (BLS) courses for healthcare providers in March.

BLS for Healthcare Provider Course (HLTH 5300/18S & CRN #70231) will be held Saturday, March 3, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Arlo Worth Building on the Norfolk campus.

This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize a number of life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. A BLS for Healthcare Providers course certification card will be issued upon successful completion.

Cost of this class, with Trever O’Brien the instructor, is $60. The textbook for the course is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.

BLS for Healthcare Provider Renewal (HLTH 5305/18S & CRN #70237) will be held Wednesday, March 14, from 6-10 p.m. in Room 101 of the Arlo Worth Building.

Designed for a wide variety of healthcare professionals, this course is designed to refresh skills related to recognizing several life-threatening emergencies, providing CPR, using an AED and relieving choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Participants are asked to bring their current certification card to the class.

The required textbook is available at the Hawks Shop at the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.

Cost of the class, with Bradley Korth the instructor, is $40.

Pre-registration is required for both classes. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

HARTINGTON – The Northeast Community College regional office in Hartington will offer two classes next month on making holiday-themed wood pallet decorations.

Wood Pallet Holiday Easter Bunny Decorations (HOEC 5135/18S & CRN #70258) will meet Monday, March 5, from 1-4 p.m. at the Hartington Senior Citizen Center, 112 W. Main St.

Participants will get into the springtime spirit by making a simple and attractive decoration. Using a wood pallet, paints and a little creativity, they will create a wooden Easter Bunny decorations. In this fun and interactive class, Instructor Russell Flaming will walk participants through the planning and construction stages. They will assemble and paint their projects in class.

All materials are included in the cost of the class, which is $30.

Wood Pallet Holiday Decorations – Reversible Leprechaun/Easter Bunny (HOEC 5135/18S & CRN #70119) will meet Wednesday, March 7, from 6-9 p.m. at Hartington-Newcastle Public Schools, 501 S. Broadway Avenue.

In this class, students will welcome spring by making a reversible St. Patrick’s Day/Easter decoration for the home. Using wood pallets, paint and a little creativity, participants will create a reversible leprechaun/Easter Bunny decoration. In this fun an interactive class, Instructor Russell Flamig will walk participants through the planning and construction stages. They will assemble and paint their holiday projects in class.

All materials are included in the class’s cost, which is $40.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000 or (800) 348-9033, ext. 7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Department at Northeast Community College will offer additional Advanced Cardiac Life Support and renewal courses during the month of March.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (HLTH 5500/18S & CRN #70275) will meet Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6 and 7, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Room at Faith Regional Health Services, 2700 W. Norfolk Avenue in Norfolk.

This course encompasses knowledge and techniques that are utilized in the definitive management of a cardiac arrest or similar life-threatening emergency. Participation in this course enables the registrant to review didactic material as well as practice lifesaving techniques and skills under the direction of an instructor in a simulated situation. Completion of this program is based on criteria established by the American Heart Association.

Prior to the course, participants are requirement to review the manual, which is available at the Hawks Shop in the Student Center on Northeast’s Norfolk campus, as well as review the information on the student CD and complete the ACLS pre-course self-assessment test. Participants are asked to print the test score and bring to class along with their current BLS CPR card.

Cost of the class is $180.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Renewal is available on three separate dates. The first option (HLTH 5505/18S & CRN #70274) will meet Thursday, March 1; the second option (HLTH 5505/18S & CRN #70276) meets Tuesday, March 13; and the third option (HLTH 5505/18S & CRN #70279) will be held Friday, March 30. All classes will meet 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Room at Faith Regional Health Services, 2700 W. Norfolk Avenue, in Norfolk.

The ACLS Renewal course is open to healthcare professionals who have completed the ACLS Provider Course within the last two years and have a current Basic Life Support card. Pre-course Requirements: Review of Manual, review of information on student CD, completion of ACLS Pre-Course Self-Assessment test. Participants are asked to print their test score and bring to class. In addition, please bring your current BLS CPR card.

Cost of the class is $80. A book is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.

Pre-registration is required for all courses. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – Northeast Community College will offer four continuing education courses for insurance professionals during the month of March.

The Update on IDT: 3 Hours General #38199-NE; #102594-IA (INSU 5245/18S & CRN #70299) will be held Tuesday, March 6, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., in Room 121 of the Maclay Building on Northeast’s Norfolk campus.

This course offers an update on the crime of identity theft, how it is affecting consumers and what insurance products can assist.

Cyber: Deflection or Investigation: 3 Hours Ethics #34398-NE; GENERAL #85192-IA (INSU 5230/18S & CRN #70300) will be held on Tuesday, March 6, in the same location, from 1-4 p.m.

This course provides a general set of guidelines for reporting cyber events. Participants will discuss how to assist business customers in creating a safe environment for customer data. Defining data breaches and understanding the liability when a loss occurs will also be covered.

Responding to Auto Fraud: 3 Hours Ethics #32414-NE; GENERAL #82787G2/#82848E1-IA (INSU 5235/18S & CRN #70301) will be held Wednesday, March 7, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in the same location.

Auto fraud has an impact around the country. This course will review changing state law and highlight how fraud bureaus and investigative organizations combat fraud. The instructor will facilitate a discussion on the agent role in fraud and review multiple soft fraud cases to highlight how similar events can be deterred.

Crime Insurance Options: 3 Hours Property/Casualty #38200-NE; GENERAL #102595-IA (INSU 5240/18S & CRN #70302) will be held on Wednesday, March 7, from 1-4 p.m. in the same location.

This course discusses the need for crime insurance and provides a general overview of endorsements, appropriate use and coverage choices.

Laurie VanderWal is the instructor for all courses. Cost for each is $45.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a class on computer security next month.

Computer Security and Troubleshooting (INFO 5270/18S & CRN #70150) will be held Tuesday, March 6, from 6-9 p.m., in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus in West Point, 202 Anna Stalp Avenue, Room 212.

This course is ideal for anyone who has ever wondered why their PC slows down over time, or anyone who wants to explore ways to keep their PC and personal information safe from security threats. Instructor Trevor Bailey will cover techniques that hackers use to try to steal information or render computers unusable. The class will cover features for Windows 7, 8 and 10.

Cost of the class is $30.

To register, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2262.

NORFOLK – An upcoming class at Northeast Community College will offer students an introductory course on Microsoft Word, beginning soon.

Microsoft Word 2016 – Level I (INFO 5120/18S & CRN #70136), meets Tuesday and Thursday, March 6 and 8, from 6-9 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Northeast Community College campus.

In this course, participants will learn the essentials of Microsoft Word and word processing. They will create, navigate and save documents; apply character and paragraph formatting; insert symbols; and create headers and footers. They will also learn how to check spelling and grammar; add page breaks; work with document views; and learn how to print and convert documents to PDF.

Cost of the class, with Stacy Anderson the instructor, is $60.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College in Norfolk will offer an additional session of a medication aide course beginning in March.

Medication Aide (HLTH 1120/18S & CRN #24161) will be held Wednesdays, March 7-April 18, from 3:30-10 p.m. in Room 103 of the Arlo Wirth Building on the Norfolk campus. Linda Wilcox is the instructor.

This course is designed to prepare the student to assume the role and responsibilities of a Medication Aide working in a nursing facility. It will include information regarding medication administration, pharmacology rules and regulations, classification of drugs, orders, storage, abbreviations, and an overview of commonly used drugs and documentation.

Cost for the course is $328.50. Cost does not include a book, which is available in the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, (402) 844-7140.

To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7265. The class cannot be registered for online.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a series of classes on digital photography during the month of March.

Digital Photography I (ARTS 5105/18S & CRN #70152) will be held Thursday, March 8, from 6-9 p.m. in the Northeast Community College Extended Campus, Room 207, at 202 Anna Stalp Avenue.

In this beginning course, participants will learn the basics of their digital cameras. They will learn the different controls and modes the camera has to offer as well as how to compose a good image. Different brands of cameras as well as various lens options will also be discussed.

Digital Photography II (ARTS 5305/18S & CRN #70157) will be held Thursday, March 15, from 6-9 p.m. in the same location.

During this class, participants will build on what they learned in week one by becoming familiar with other photography gear like memory cards and batteries. They will also learn about additional items, such as umbrellas, flashes, soft boxes and other gear.

Digital Photography III (ARTS 5500/17S & CRN #70301) will be held Thursday, March 22, from 6-9 p.m. at Erin Nicole Photography, 203 Plaza Drive, in West Point.

In this final part of the series, participants will take what they’ve learned about ISO, aperture and shutter speed and move into full manual mode. They will practice what they have learned during a real maternity shoot as the instructor will guide them those how to compose a good shot, work with lighting and take great photos in manual mode.

Erin Beutler is the instructor for all classes. Cost of each course is $30.

To register for any or all of the courses, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

WEST POINT – Northeast Community College in West Point will offer a class on social media next month.

Social Media (INFO 5155/18S & CRN #70151) will meet Thursday, March 8, from 6-9 p.m. in Room 212 of the West Point Extended Campus, 202 Anna Stalp Ave.

This class is ideal for those wishing to join social media but aren’t sure how to start. Participants will explore Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. They will learn how to set up accounts, apply privacy and security settings, find friends and start sharing photos and comments.

Cost of the class, with Laci Fitch the instructor, is $30.

To register for the class, call Northeast Community College in West Point at (402) 372-2269.

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