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Three Free Community Education Courses Offered at Morrisville State College

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College’s Office of Workforce Development and Community Education is offering three free community education classes at the college’s Norwich campus.

Identifying and Managing the Many Challenges in Today’s Workplace is scheduled for Oct. 23. This workshop, which meets in two sessions, will cover how mental disorders, loss and grief issues, drugs and alcohol and adult attention deficit disorder (AADD) hinder gaining or retaining employment.

Six different topics will be discussed; three in each session. Participants may sign up for either the 9 a.m.-noon session and/or the 1-4 p.m. session.

Write From the Heart: Personal Storytelling will be held Oct. 28 from 9-11:30 a.m. This class consists of several short exercises designed to help participants find and begin new stories.

Intergenerational Poverty and the Workforce: Understanding the Clash of Values in American Culture Today is scheduled for Nov. 6 from 9 a.m.-noon. This workshop will identify the intergenerational challenges of people living in poverty and the forces that created them.

Space is limited and advance registration is recommended.

The Workforce Development and Community Education Office is also offering the following dental courses: The Art of Dental Therapeutics—Drugs and Drug Interactions; A Smoking Cessation—Protocol for Patients class; Serdentity (Dental Serenity) Behavior Modification for Increased Patient Compliance; and Forensic Anthropology Basics.

For more information, call the Workforce Development and Community Education Office at 315-684-6615 or toll-free at 1-866-607-1572.

Morrisville State College offers 13 bachelor degrees and a wide variety of associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine. The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus also offers programs in business, technologies, liberal arts/education transfer, nursing, and a new standalone degree in early childhood to Chenango County area residents and employers.

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