Copper Mountain College Offers Wide Array of Community Education Courses both on Campus and Online

    June 23, 2011

    (Joshua Tree, CA. – June 20, 2011) Copper Mountain College continues to offer a wide array of community education courses both on campus and online. There are several convenient and affordable options for taking advantage of these Community Education opportunities. Community Education classes are designed for students whose primary motivation for activity and learning is personal enrichment.  These classes generate no units or transcripts.  For more information call Academic Affairs at (760) 366-3791, ext. 5402 or visit Education.  The three Community Education options are: On-Campus Classes, Online Community Education - ed2go and Gatlin Education: Online Career Training Courses.

    CMC’s new Fall 2011 on-campus classes include; Bruce Campbell’s Basic Cooking with Flair Series, Altered Books: A Creative Journey, The Prince of Wales’ Artisan Training Program Introduction to the Gilded Arts,  Aikido * Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan),  Free-Lance Writing for Profit, Trick(ster) or Treat: Native American Coyote Tales. College credit is not given for classes and there are no grades. The program is a self-supporting entity of the college and not funded by taxpayers’ dollars. These on-campus classes are in addition to a wide variety of other classes including; Creative Arts, Career and Self-Improvement, Martial Arts, Cooking and Sustainable Practices.  

    “Copper Mountain College has a rich history of providing academic excellence in its credit and degree programs. In fulfilling its mission as a comprehensive community college, we are pleased to offer a wide range of community education programs. CMC serves as the Basin’s center for lifelong learning by providing innovative educational, training and personal enrichment opportunities for students, businesses and our community partners. Our courses are designed to allow participants to explore their interests, stimulate their minds, and gain skills to help enrich their lives. So forget about admissions criteria, mid-terms, final exams, and enroll in one of our community education classes just for the fun of it,” observes Dr. Roger Wagner, Superintendent/ President of CMC.