What We’ve Learned and What’s Coming in 2015

In November, you were invited to participate in a survey as part of an effort to determine how PNC can best serve your continuing education needs.We had 139 people respond, which gave us more than the number of respondents we needed to have statistically representative survey results, given our acceptable error rate of 10%. We learned […]

“Write Better, Write Now” Seminars in February

We are partnering with PNC’s Department of English and Modern Languages and PNC’s Writing Center to offer non-credit seminars in February for high school students wishing to quickly improve their writing. These programs will be taught by Dr. Steven D. Vivian, published author, director of PNC’s Writing Center and linguistics expert. Participants in these single night […]

SAT Prep Programs in February: Register Now!

We are very excited to be offering, in partnership with Portage High School, PNC’s Mathematics/Statistics/Physics Department and PNC’s Department of English and Modern Languages, our SAT preparation programs at Portage High School in February! The math program will take place on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., starting on February 17th and […]

Inside Better-For-You Baking!

By Rebecca Vogelpohl Last week we had our second Healthy Living Seminar with Amelia Wilson, MBA RD CD, PNC visiting assistant professor of Health Studies. The session’s topic was “Better-for-You Baking”. Participants learned how to decrease fats in baked goods and how to increase fiber content by adding various fruits, vegetables, oats and whole grains. They were […]

Inside Our Intro. Course for Digital Photography and Adobe Photoshop

In October, I had the pleasure of participating in our Introduction to Digital Photography & Adobe Photoshop program, taught by PNC faculty member, George Kassal. My experience with taking photographs had been limited to using my smartphone camera and a point-and-shoot camera previously. Prior to our wedding in August 2012, my husband purchased a Sony NEX-5 digital […]

Spring 2015 Programs: Register Now!

  Register now for professional development and personal enrichment classes taking place at PNC’s Westville campus this fall. These continuing education classes serve community members of all ages wishing to develop skills and abilities, as well as pursue new passions and interests. Special rates are available for PNC alumni, students and employees. Find more information […]

Inside MS Excel 2013 for Intermediate and Advanced Users

In October, we partnered with PNC’s Department of Computer and Information Technology to offer Microsoft Excel 2013 for Intermediate and Advanced Users at our Westville campus. It was taught by Kim Huffman, an instructor with 11 years of experience at PNC, as well as 20 years of management experience in an office environment. Kim also taught the introductory […]

Better-For-You Baking Seminar on 12/4

The Purdue University North Central Office of Graduate and Extended Learning and Department of Nursing and Health Studies will offer a healthy eating seminar in December. “Better-For-You Baking” will take place at the Purdue University North Central Campus in Westville on December 4, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.   Join PNC’s Instructor of Foods and Nutrition […]

Inside TEDx CountyLineRoad

Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the first ever TEDxCountyLineRoad event at County Line Orchard in Hobart, IN. A generous colleague was not able to attend and offered me her ticket, which I excitedly accepted because… well, who doesn’t love TED talks? Even better, TEDx events are locally organized and hosted, which means […]

New Spring Grantwriting Program Announced!

  In partnership with PNC’s Office of Learning Technology and Westville’s Independent Cat Society, we will be offering a non-credit workshop series for people who want to learn how to write grants in the spring!. This program will be taught by Dr. Anastasia Trekles, a clinical professor and the Director of Learning Technologies at Purdue University North Central, […]