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Welcome to the new registration site for Union College Continuing Education and Workforce Development courses.

 

Please review course descriptions, dates, times and fees and click the REGISTER button once you have selected your courses.

 

 

The Senior Scholar program is funded by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. These complimentary courses are available to Union County residents who are 60+ years old. Early enrollment is encouraged due to limited class availability. Please note: classes with a fee are NOT part of the Senior Scholar program.  

 

 

 

Courses

Chair/Barre for Seniors 60+ (AEES-536)

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This class is based on principles of Stretch and Pilates, seated with a chair or on the floor as well as standing with the barre or chair. Students will learn different stretches and movements using therabands, beginning with the shoulders down to the feet. Students will move to the floor to strengthen their core, back and feet. Students will also work on balance and stability. There will be constant feedback during class and a five-minute question and answer period at the end of each session.

 

AEES 536 Sec 010E 

T, Th, 6/28 - 7/28 

9 - 10 am 

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Start date

06/28/2022

End date

07/28/2022

Location

Remote Live

$ 0.00

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Colored Pencil Drawing (AEAS-008)

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Learn how to blend, shade and create vibrant colored pencil drawings of people. No prior experience needed. Purchase
a 12- 24 pack of colored pencils (Prismacolor) and an 11 x 14 sketchpad for the first class.

AEAS 008 Sec 030E 
M, 6/20 - 7/25
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
(no class 7/4)

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Start date

06/20/2022

End date

07/25/2022

Location

Scotch Plains Campus

$ 0.00

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Cuidado de Ninos: Practicas Profesionales Parte 2 (AEDE-B82)

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Conviértase en un profesional del cuidado de niños instruído y mejor capacitado. Prepárese para una posición de supervisión en este repaso del medio ambiente de un centro de cuidado de niños el cual cubre las pautas para los manuales del estado, procedimientos para establecer un centro de cuidado de niños, técnicas para la entrevista y cómo preparar su “resume.” Topicos tambien incluiran observación y registro de progreso y el comportamiento de los niños, relaciones positivas con las familias, y compromiso con el profesionalismo. (30 hrs)
 

AEDE B82 Sec 046E  - Programa Hibrido 
Mar, Jue, 6/21 - 7/21,  6-9 pm

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Start date

06/21/2022

End date

07/21/2022

Location

Remote Live

$ 250.00

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Exploring Russia: Mountains, Mammoths and Mongols (AEVS-096)

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Join us as we explore the immense lands of Russia through a combined geographical and historical approach.  Examine Russia's beginnings - early Viking settlements, Peter the Great, and Russian Alaska. Investigate post-Soviet Russia and the challenges it faces. We will also focus on Russia as a major petroleum exporter, the geopolitical issues surrounding this role, particularly in reference to the present crisis in Ukraine.

AEVS 096 Sec 010E 

W, 7/27 - 8/10 

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

 

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Start date

07/27/2022

End date

08/10/2022

Location

Remote Live

$ 0.00

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Google Apps 2 for Seniors 60+ (AECS-090)

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What else can you do with a Google Account? Your Google account gives you access to hundreds of other apps designed to keeps you organized and in-touch. In this class we will explore Google Photos, PhotoScan, Voice, and more for computer, tablet and smartphone users.

 

AECS 090 Sec 020E

T, Th, 7/12 - 7/14 

11 am - 1 pm and 3 - 5 pm 

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07/12/2022

End date

07/14/2022

Location

Remote Live

$ 0.00

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Photo Archiving for Seniors 60+ (AECS-091)

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Are your precious family photos sitting in a box, fading, and collecting dust? Do you have a flatbed scanner or a smart phone? Learn how to create electronic versions of your photos, where to store and how to share them.

 

AECS 091 Sec 030E 
T, Th, 7/26 - 7/28  
11 am - 1 pm and 3 - 5 pm

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07/26/2022

End date

07/28/2022

Location

Remote Live

$ 0.00

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Social Media for Seniors 60+ (AECS-005)

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The ease and speed of connecting with friends, family, and colleagues through social media raises questions like:  

  • Which platforms are best?  
  • Should you connect on a phone, tablet, or computer? 
  • How to stay safe when using social media? 
  • Am I being tracked?  
  • What are hashtags? 

What questions do you have about using social media? Join us for demonstrations and discussion. 

 

AECS 005 Sec 070E 

T, Th, 7/19 - 7/21

10:30 am - 1 pm and 3 - 5 pm 

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07/19/2022

End date

07/21/2022

Location

Remote Live

$ 0.00

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Spreadsheet Essentials for Seniors 60+ (AECS-050)

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Everyone should know how to create a simple spreadsheet in Excel or Google Sheets. Spreadsheets are a great tool for managing home or business finances, calculating, analyzing, and sorting data. Learn the basics and some time-saving tips and tricks. 

 

AECS 050 Sec 030E

T, Th, 8/2 - 8/4 

11 am - 1 pm and 3 - 5 pm

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Start date

08/02/2022

End date

08/04/2022

Location

Remote Live

$ 0.00

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Staying Safe in Cyberspace for Seniors 60+ (AECS-070)

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Is it okay to bank online? Are your passwords hackable? How about those social media surveys? The rate of technology updates can be at best, confusing – and at worst, costly. Register for this class if you want to learn tips and tricks for
staying safe in cyberspace.


AECS 070 Sec 030E 
T, Th, 8/9 - 8/11 
11 am - 1 pm and 3 - 5 pm

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Start date

08/09/2022

End date

08/11/2022

Location

Remote Live

$ 0.00

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The Writer Within: Creative Writing for Seniors 60+ (AEVS-089)

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Have a story to tell? This workshop will help you develop your story, characters and plot into a cohesive work. Learn how to develop an outline, as well as information about self-publishing. Come prepared to write and share your work and turn
your ideas into a finished project.


AEVS 089 Sec 043E  - Scotch Plains
W, 6/22 - 7/27
1:30 - 3:30 pm
 

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Start date

06/22/2022

End date

07/27/2022

Location

Scotch Plains Campus

$ 0.00

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The Writer Within: Write Your Memoirs (AEVS-067)

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If you have a story to tell, about yourself, part of your life, an experience you want to share, this course will help you take those ideas and put them into a finished story. Come prepared to write and share as you work towards finishing
your own personal project.

AEVS 067 Sec 050E Scotch Plains
M, 6/20 - 7/25
1:30 - 3:30 pm
(no class 7/4) 

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Start date

06/20/2022

End date

07/25/2022

Location

Scotch Plains Campus

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Wildlife and Landscapes Using Colored Pencils (AEAS-018)

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Learn how to use colored pencils to create vivid wildlife or landscape drawings. Purchase a 12- 24 pack of colored pencils (Prismacolor) and an 11 x 14 sketchpad for the first class.

 

AEAS 018 Sec 010E 

W, 6/22 - 7/27

11:30 am - 1:30 pm 

 

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Start date

06/22/2022

End date

07/27/2022

Location

Scotch Plains Campus

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Yoga for Seniors 60+ (AEES-080)

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Yoga for Seniors is an open level Hatha Yoga class and introduction to Vinyasa Flow. Class will emphasize strength, balance, flexibility, breath, and focus. Yoga is a moving meditation that is accessible to everyone! From beginners to advanced yogis, this class will be modified and varied to accommodate all levels of practice.

 

AEES 080 Sec 010E (in person program)

M, 6/20 - 7/25

9 - 10 am

(no class 7/4) 

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Start date

06/20/2022

End date

07/25/2022

Location

Scotch Plains Campus

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Zumba for Seniors 60+ (AEES-531)

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Zumba ® is for everybody! Zumba® is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program that is designed to mix a few high and low-intensity movements for a calorie-burning dance party! It is a total body workout focusing on cardio, strength, muscle toning, coordination, balance and range of motion all while lifting spirits with some fun easy-to-follow dance moves and music! No prior dance experience is required. All levels welcomed.

 

AEES 531 Sec 030E 

W, 7/6 - 7/27  

9 - 10 am

7/13 - remote live 

 

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Start date

07/06/2022

End date

07/27/2022

Location

Scotch Plains Campus

$ 0.00

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