Watch yourself bloom in April. Sandhills Community College Workforce Continuing Education will offer several courses that expand the mind. Explore the world of ceramics or get your hands dirty in a spring garden. Demystify the world of annuity investing or expand your conversational Spanish. These personal enrichment courses will transform you into your best self yet.
“Ceramics Project Class” is meant for students with basic skills who want to explore a single theme in a session long project. Held Mondays and Wednesdays, April 12-May 8, from 5:30–8 pm, this class will cost $75.
In “Beautiful Spring Herbs and Plants Garden,” students will learn to grow summer herbs and plants arranged in a grow bag. The class will include the basics of arranging plants for a decorative look that will brighten any area during the summer months, with the bonus of having fresh herbs to add to summer meals. The class fee includes a 10 gallon grow bag, soil, and plants to take home. Held Saturday, April 15, from 10 am-Noon, this class will cost $75. An additional class will be offered on Tuesday, April 18, from 10 am-Noon.
“Annuities: Myths and Misconceptions” will demystify the world of annuity investing. This course covers fixed, indexed, variable, and immediate annuities and buying and investing strategies. Workbooks and helpful literature are provided. Held on Tuesdays, April 18-May 2, from 3-5 pm, this class will cost $35.
“Spanish II Conversation” is created for students who wish to expand their knowledge gained from Spanish Beginning Conversation. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. You will comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Spanish and manifest further cultural awareness upon completion. The prerequisite for this course is Beginning Spanish Conversation or prior experience. Held on Mondays and Wednesdays, April 3-May 3, from 2-4 pm, this class will cost $75 plus the cost of the text.
Seats are still available for these Continuing Education classes and do not require an application. To register, call Continuing Education at (910) 695-3980 between 8 am and 5 pm Mondays through Thursdays and 8 am-Noon on Fridays. All major credit cards are accepted. Pre-register at sandhills.edu/wce/cereg.html. Pre-registration must be made two days before the start date of the class.
Summer semester curriculum (college credit) Sessions A and B begin on May 23, and Session C starts on June 27. Workforce Continuing Education classes begin on various dates throughout the summer.
Summer semester curriculum classes are open to current, returning, and new students. Local students attending colleges outside of the area are welcome to take courses this summer at SCC. Credits can transfer back to the university, saving students time and money. New students can apply online, and an advisor will assist in registering for classes. Current or returning students may register using Self-Service or by meeting with their Advisor. For all information, go to www.sandhills.edu/learn.
Boys & Girls Club
Sandhills is now the location of a new Boys & Girls Club. Summer camp will run June 19 thru August 11 from 7:45 am – 5:45 pm for rising first graders through rising sixth graders. Early drop-off services are available. The cost is $140 per child and covers the entire summer. Registration is open from April 10-14, and you can register your child at sandhillsbgc.org.
In addition, drop-in services will be available free of charge to Sandhills students from 6–9 pm. This is ideal for students taking evening classes, working on group projects, or for other academic reasons. For more information or to register for the drop-in services, contact Edith-Ann Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910.638.6502.
CCP Classes for High School Students
Moore and Hoke County High School students can take classes at SCC as juniors and seniors. Those completing the required number of CCP credits qualify for the Sandhills Promise. This program offers two full years of classes immediately following high school graduation at no cost. For all information, go to: bit.ly/3Gz4nwq.