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How to Survive a Lay Off and Portfolio Development Workshop Among Non-Credit Courses This Summer

How to Survive a Lay Off and Portfolio Development Workshop Among Non-Credit Courses This Summer

Illustration by Elizabeth Sayles, CPPD instructor, who will be teaching Portfolio Development Workshop for High School Students, College Students and Others.

 

SUNY Rockland’s Center for Personal & Professional Development
Summer Course Catalog Posted Online at: www.sunyrockland.edu/go/cppd

 

Some courses begin June 1, 2009

 

Suffern, NY - Twenty-one new workshops and courses, ranging from How to Survive a Lay Off and Portfolio Development Workshop for High School Students, College Students and Others, to How to Save Energy, Save Money and Perhaps Save the Planet are offered by SUNY Rockland’s Center for Personal & Professional Development (CPPD) this Summer. For course listings, visit www.sunyrockland.edu/go/cppd and click on the category of interest on left. Printed catalogs are available by mail by calling 845-574-4151. New courses are continuously added to the Web site.

 

Prospective instructors interested in teaching a course can access the Web site to Suggest or Teach a Workshop.

 

The community is invited to suggest desired course offerings by completing the online Interest Survey.

 

Popular courses include Defensive Driving (begins June 6), Short Sales and Foreclosures (begins July 7), English as a Second Language (begins June 2), ServSafe (begins June 8), Photoshop Elements Introduction (begins July 7), Advanced QuickBooks (begins July 13), Introduction to Windows Vista (begins June 16) and IRS-NYSSCPA Tax & Issue Resolution Symposium (begins August 11). The Academy for Gifted and Talented Kids begins Saturday, October 3.

 

New course offerings include How to Clean and Be Green, Secrets That Wall Street Does Not Want You to Know When Investing Your Money, Digital Video Workshop for Teens, E-Mail, Instant Messenger, Picture Album and Social Networking Sites for Seniors and The Care of the Respiratory Patient.

 

The CPPDs clients include those from the community looking to improve their personal and/or work skills, businesses that contract with the College for specific training for their workforce, and programs specific to the healthcare industry.

 

Courses are offered on the main campus in Suffern, the Haverstraw and Spring Valley Extension Centers, and many off-campus venues. Course registration may be completed 24 hours a day at www.sunyrockland.edu/go/cppd, by fax at 845-574-4163 or toll free by phone at (888) 807-4525, ext. 4151. Registrations may also be completed by mail or in person at Rockland Community College Center for Personal & Professional Development, Brucker Hall, Room 6102, 145 College Road, Suffern, New York 10901.

 

Registration for customized training services and corporate educational programs is available by contacting Dean Richard Syrek at 845-574-4465.

 

For more information contact the Center for Personal & Professional Development at (845)574-4151 or conted@sunyrockland.edu. For a full course listing, visit www.sunyrockland.edu/go/cppd.

 

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Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate's degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality education...at a price you can afford.

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