Upcoming Programs

 Upcoming Programs

10/22 – Living Longer and Eating Less Seminar

Join PNC’s Instructor of Foods and Nutrition Amelia Wilson MBA, RD, CD for this event as she explains the health benefits of ‘eating less,’ meaning consuming less calories but not necessarily smaller quantities of food. Participants will learn how “eating less” can result in less heart disease and cancer, and help control diabetes and live a longer life. Participants will also have a demonstration on how to make a salad that supplies all of the nutrients they need with only 500 calories per serving. Find more information here.

10/24 – HESI A-2 Admissions Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into PNC’s Baccalaureate Nursing Program for the Spring 2014 semester, he or she must successfully complete the HESI A2 Admissions examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the HESI A-2 Admissions examination here.

10/29 – Microsoft Word 2013 for Beginner and Intermediate Users Begins

Learn how to create and format documents, flyers, brochures, tables and charts using MS Word 2013. Learn how to use mass mailing and other advanced functions. Find more information here.

11/1 –  Advanced Video Editing Workshop Begins

Learn to use the settings, filters, and special effects found in Sony Vegas video editing software, including multiple line editing and stacking, color adjustment, audio and video envelopes, and other features. Gain better knowledge of how the software works and the special enhancements and adjustments that can be added videos to correct problems and create art. Find more information here.

11/3 – “So You’ve Never Touched A Computer Workshop” Begins

Learn the basics of using a computer with the Windows 7 operating system. The hands-on workshop will cover topics such as understanding the equipment, basic computer terminology, working with files and folders, working with email and the internet, downloading images from digital cameras, printing and more. Find more information here.

11/3 – Math SAT Prep Program Begins

Students taking the math program will review the most common math topics on the SAT, including operations, algebra, functions, geometry and measurement, data analysis, statistics and probability. They will also learn test-taking skills such as how to read and interpret math questions on the exam, how to avoid the most common careless mistakes, how and when to make educated guesses, how to use the reference information provided on the exam, and how to use a calculator effectively while taking the SAT. Students will learn all of this material through lecture as well as extensive use of practice problems and practice examinations. Practice exams will look and feel similar to the actual SAT, which allows students to familiarize themselves with test and question formatting, the pace at which they will need to answer questions, and the techniques that they will need to use in order to earn a high score on the math portion of the exam. Find more information here. 

11/8 – English SAT Prep Program Begins

Students taking the English program will learn about and practice critical reading, sentence completion, proper grammar and word usage. Students’ vocabularies, grammar skills, reading comprehension and writing abilities will be challenged and expanded through in-class and take-home activities, timed recall tests and graded essays. Students will also become familiar with the format of the exam, learning the various types of questions on the English portion of the exam and the amount of time allotted for each. They will be coached on successful test taking strategies and taught effective techniques for writing high-scoring essays while under pressure. Much time will be devoted to practice problems similar to those on the SAT. This program will prepare students for both the reading and writing portions of the exam. Find more information here.

11/19 – Ed2Go November Classes Start

Purdue University North Central has partnered with Ed2Go and Gatlin Education Services to offer you an easily accessible way to learn. PNC’s non-credit Distance Learning and Online Classes offer opportunities for learning 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to the public. Find more information here.

11/20 – HESI A-2 Admissions Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into PNC’s Baccalaureate Nursing Program for the Spring 2014 semester, he or she must successfully complete the HESI A2 Admissions examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the HESI A-2 Admissions examination here.

11/21 – Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into any of PNC’s Education Progams, he or she must successfully complete the Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the CASA examination here.

12/4 – HESI A-2 Admissions Testing

In order for a student to apply for entry into PNC’s Baccalaureate Nursing Program for the Spring 2014 semester, he or she must successfully complete the HESI A2 Admissions examination and complete application requirements. Find more information about the HESI A-2 Admissions examination here.

12/17 – Ed2Go December Classes Start

Purdue University North Central has partnered with Ed2Go and Gatlin Education Services to offer you an easily accessible way to learn. PNC’s non-credit Distance Learning and Online Classes offer opportunities for learning 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to the public. Find more information here.