Try something new with an online course or workshop through Continuing Education at Trent University this summer.
Registration is now open for evening courses and workshops for community members looking to build new communication skills through American Sign Language (ASL), get creative with painting, wildlife photography and ecotourism, or hone a new set of professional skills.
“This summer we have a selection of classes and workshops specifically designed for online learning,” says Dr. Michael Eamon, director of Continuing Education at Trent University and principal of Catharine Parr Traill College. “Try your hand at American Sign Language or enroll in one of our painting workshops. We hope the diverse range of affordable classes offer something new to brighten your day, connect with new people, and a means to expand your mind.”
Summer courses include: American Sign Language 1 and 4; Wildlife Photography and Ecotourism; Painting on a Mason Jar/Wine Glass; Acrylic Wildflowers and Honey Bees; Paint Outdoors in Watercolour; and Bullying, Violence and Harassment in the Workplace. All courses and workshops are offered online via Zoom, and include dedicated support from local instructors Jennifer Endicott, Lydia Dotto, Sarah Jessup and Valerie Kent.
Registration for all courses and workshops is available at trentu.ca/continuingeducation. ASL courses begin July 6 or July 8 and are $250 (including HST) for an eight-week series, and weekend workshops offered throughout July and August start at just $35 (including HST), plus appropriate materials.
About Trent University
One of Canada's top universities, Trent University was founded on the ideal of interactive learning that's personal, purposeful and transformative. Consistently recognized nationally for leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, Trent attracts excellent students from across the country and around the world. Here, undergraduate and graduate students connect and collaborate with faculty, staff and their peers through diverse communities that span residential colleges, classrooms, disciplines, hands-on research, co-curricular and community-based activities. Across all disciplines, Trent brings critical, integrative thinking to life every day. Today, Trent's unique approach to personal development through supportive, collaborative community engagement is in more demand than ever. Students lead the way by co-creating experiences rooted in dialogue, diverse perspectives and collaboration. In a learning environment that builds life-long passion for inclusion, leadership and social change, Trent's students, alumni, faculty and staff are engaged global citizens who are catalysts in developing sustainable solutions to complex issues. Trent's Peterborough campus boasts award-winning architecture in a breathtaking natural setting on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, while Trent University Durham delivers a distinct mix of programming in the east GTA.
For more information contact:
Cara Walsh, Communications & Media Relations Officer, Trent University, (705) 748-1011 x6240 or firstname.lastname@example.org