Behind the Mic: Inside the Voice-Over Industry on 10/20

Participants will spend two hours learning about what kinds of voices are in demand, how to make a demo, and how to use their speaking voice for commercials, films, videos and more. They will also learn about advertising and work with peers in small groups to record a simulated voice-over. Finally, participants will learn strategies for finding work in the voice-over industry while discussing industry opportunities.

We’ve Been Busy Bees

Hello everyone! It’s been a while since we’ve made a blog post about what we have been up to because we’ve been too busy doing those things, but we wanted to take a few minutes to fill you in on the excitement. The spring 2015 semester just came to an end and campus is much quieter […]

Inform, Persuade, Entertain: Presentation and Public Speaking Skills Class in May

We are partnering with PNC’s Department of Communication to offer a non-credit program for people who want to improve upon their presentation and public speaking skills. There are no prerequisites for participating in this continuing education program, which is titled “Inform, Persuade and Entertain: Presentation and Public Speaking Skills.” This course, which is taught by Dr. Daniel […]

Perception Is Reality: Business Etiquette Training with 1st Source Bank

Purdue University North Central was recently invited to offer business etiquette training to thirty professionals at 1st Source Bank. On Tuesday, February 10th, we joined trainers Susan Brychell and Leslie Plesac at South Bend’s DoubleTree Hotel for what was a very fun and educational event. Brychell and Plesac, who are Directors of PNC’s Porter County […]

Deadlines Extended: “Write Better Write Now” Workshops

As a result of severe winter weather, the “Write Better Write Now” workshop scheduled to take place at PNC’s Porter County campus in Valparaiso on 2/2 has been rescheduled for 2/16. The deadline to register is now Friday, 2/13 at 4:00 p.m. CST. The “Write Better Write Now” workshop scheduled to take place at PNC’s […]

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 […]

In Case You Missed It: Living Longer & Eating Less

  Last night was our first ever Healthy Living seminar with Amelia Wilson, MBA RD CD, PNC visiting assistant professor of Health Studies. The session’s topic was “Living Longer and Eating Less and participants learned about the evolution of American portion sizes, healthy proteins, eating colorfully, and why Dr. Walford’s Supreme Vegetable Salad has all of […]

SAT Prep Programs in November!

We are very excited to be partnering  with PNC’s Mathematics/Statistics/Physics Department and Department of English and Modern Languages to offer SAT preparation programs at our Westville campus in November! The math program will take place on Monday and Wednesday nights from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., starting on November 3rd and ending on November 19th. The instructor, […]

Registration Open for Fall Social Media Marketing Workshop Series

We will be offering another non-credit Social Media Marketing Workshop Series, which will cover the use of social media platforms and strategies to meet professional business needs. Topics will include the use of Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, creating an editorial calendar, social media trends and strategies, and much more. The program, which will be led […]

Curious About Our Social Media Marketing Program?

Earlier this summer, the Office of Graduate and Extended Learning offered a Social Media Marketing Workshop Series that was taught by past PNC Limited Term Lecturer and owner of D.Cohn Communications, Darlene McCarty Cohn. This class met once a week for 6 weeks and, in a nutshell, we learned about: What social media is and […]