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Community Education Classes at Ohio University Southern!  For more information, please call 740.533.4588 or email ous_community_ed@ohio.edu.
 

Community Education Guidelines and Procedures

 
Community Education classes are open to the general public regardless of educational background. These classes are self-supporting, and the fees collected from Community Education cover all instructional, administrative, and overhead cost of the program...
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Registration and Enrollment


PLEASE REGISTER AND ENROLL PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS SESSION. If the minimum enrollment for a class is not met, the class may be cancelled.
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Ohio University Southern
1804 Liberty Avenue
Ironton, Ohio 45638
 
Community Education classes offers classes in technology, artistic endeavors, personal interests, dog obedience, and recreation.

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CLASS LIST
 
CEU Workshops
 
Social Work EthicsEthics
This course is designed to meet the Kentucky Board of Social Work ethics continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.
 
The course will discuss the importance of Ethical Standards and Fredric Reamer's Ethical decision making process. Participants will engage in a discussion detailing the KY Board of Social Work Code of Ethical Conduct and will be given opportunities to apply their understanding of its requirements with group ethical dilemma exercises. Includes a certificate for 3 contact hours/.3 CEU's. For more information, or to register by phone, please call 740.533.4588.

 

Course Location: OUS Caucus Room, Academic Center, Southern Campus, Ironton
Date/Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Friday, March 31 
Course Cost: $50.00 ( includes certificate)  
 
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Course Location: OUS Dingus 101, Dingus Technology Center, Southern Campus, Ironton
Date/Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Thursday, May 4th
Course Cost: $50.00 ( includes certificate)
 
Community Education Courses

 

Restoring Old Photos
 

 

Restore Old PhotosDo you have old photos that are faded, torn or creased? In this class students will learn how to obtain quality scans of photos and get hands-on introduction of how to use free software to perform various techniques of restoring and repairing your photos. Students will also learn ways to digitally preserve their photos.
 

Course Location: OUS Dingus Center, Room 220
Date/Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Thursday, April 6 & Thursday, April 13,
Course Cost:$39.00

 

 



FITNESS

 

Aerobic Conditioning (Kickboxing)
Aerobic
Cardio Kickboxing is a cardiovascular workout utilizing kicks, punches, calisthenics, and step aerobics to elevate heart rate and strengthen all major muscle groups.  Specific strengthening, toning, and stretching exercises will also be included in the class.
 
Course Location: OUS Campus and Community Building
Date/Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:25 pm, January 9 - April 29
Please note: Class will not be meeting during week of spring break, March 6-10
Course Cost: $40
 
Out of Shape? Get Your Bobcat Groove On
Out of Shape?Out of Shape?
No more excuses. Join the Bobcat Movers and Groovers by enrolling in this course designed especially for people who are not regular exercisers.  This class will focus on the safe and comfortable way for you to learn low-impact aerobics, strength training and flexibility exercises.  During this half hour long class exercises will be geared to increase your energy level and help participants lose some inches and pounds.
 
Course Location: OUS Campus and Community Building
Date/Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:00 - 12:30 pm, January 18 - April 20,
Please note: Class will not be meeting during week of spring break, March 6-10
Course Cost: $30
Landscaping
 
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Learn the basic of residential landscape design, installation, and maintenance.  Topics discussed include proper planning for your specific planting space, evaluating existing conditions to help the planting to thrive, plant selection, creating year around interest in your landscape, and properly maintaining your investment.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern
Date/Time: Monday, April 3,  7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Course Cost: $15

 

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TECHNOLOGY

 

Photography-  It’s not Automatic
 
Ages 13 and Above. Are you curious about the other settings on your camera? This is the class for you! Over the course of this class students will learn basic camera settings, vocabulary, and photographic techniques. Students will need a camera that is capable of manual, shutter and aperture mode. Students will also need a flash drive to store and share pictures.
 
Course Location: Academic 214
Date/Time: Tuesdays, January 31  April 25, 7:00-8:30p.m.
Please note: Class will not be meeting during week of spring break, March 6-10
Course Cost: $69
 
File Management
 File-Mgmt
Discover the most convenient way to store all of the documents, music, pictures, and videos on your computer.  You will learn why your computer decides to store files in specific locations, how to create new files and folders, as well as how to move or make copies of your files.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Date/Time: Thursday, March 30,  7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost: $20

 

Social Media

Learn different social media. Learn about different forms of electronic communication used for social networking and blogging to share ideas, information, messages, and other content.
 
Course Location: Ohio University Southern Academic 214
Date/Time: Thursday, March 16,  7:00 - 9:00 pm
Course Cost: $20

 


 

DOG OBEDIENCE
 

Dog Obedience- Puppy Kindergarten
Puppy Kindergarten
The owner and puppy learn the basics of dog obedience at a more relaxed pace.  Sit, stay, come, lie down, and good manners are the focus of this puppy class.  Because puppies have short attention spans, play and social interaction are important elements of this course.  Positive reinforcement, praises, and good parenting are emphasized.
 
Please do not bring the dog to the first session. 
Course Location: Ohio Horse Park/Vet Clinic Area Course
Date/Time: February 8 - March 29,   Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:15 pm
Course Cost: $70

 

Dog Obedience- Sub Novice
Dog-SubNovice
This is an on-leash course for owners to learn how to train dogs who are 7 months or older.  All of the basics are covered: sit, stay, come, stand, lie down, and heel.  This class is based on positive reinforcement and working on getting your dog’s attention and trust.  Puppy kindergarten is not required.
 
Please do not bring the dog to the first session. 
Course Location: Ohio Horse Park/Vet Clinic Area Course
Date/Time: February 8 - March 29, Wednesdays, 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Course Cost: $85
 
 

FINANCE

 

 

Five Money Questions for Women **CANCELLED**Five Money Questions

Get a perspective on a process women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy. Learn about the Rule of 72, systematic investing, employer-sponsored retirement plans and IRAs asstrategies for saving. Target Audience: Pre-retiree women

Course Location: Ohio University Southern
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Course Cost: $10
 
College: Getting There from Here
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Learn about establishing a college savings goal, strategies to help achieve the goal and the features and benefits of 529 savings plans.Target Audience: Parents and grandparents interested in saving for a child’s college expenses.

Course Location: Ohio University Southern
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 28, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Course Cost: $10
 
Retirement Has Changed: What’s Your Next Move?
retirement
Gain knowledge in defining retirement goals and creating a strategy to get there. Explore scenarios showing how changing variables such as saving more, choosing the right investments
and waiting to retire will impact savings. Target Audience: Investors 5-15 years from retirement

Course Location: Ohio University Southern
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 4, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Course Cost: $10
 

COMMUNITY ROADTRIPS

 
Explore the Greenbrier
Come join us for a pleasurable day at the beautiful Greenbrier Resort. Not only will you Greenbrier Resortexperience the spectacular resort but you’ll also enjoy the magnificent Christmas decorations and displays of the resort.  

This luxurious day trip will include your transportation to and from the resort, continental breakfast on the bus, a gourmet lunch at the resort, admission to the bunker tour, admission to the 235+ years history of The Greenbrier presentation, admission to the Casino Club, and $20 free slot play. If gambling is not your thing you might choose to explore the retail shops, restaurants, and grounds.
 
Hotel tours and grounds tours may be booked for an additional fee.
 
Location: Bus will depart from OHIO University Southern, Ironton, OH
 
Date/Time: Friday, December 1, 2017, 7:45AM-10:00PM
 
Trip Cost: $149.00
 
Payments: $149.00 per person is due by November 3, 2017
Bus Tours
*Please note that in keeping with the resort’s time-honored traditions, the dress requirement at The Casino Club at The Greenbrier is dressy casual until 7:00 p.m.
*All times are approximate and subject to change.
 
 
 

PLEASE REGISTER AND ENROLL PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS SESSION.
If the minimum enrollment for a class is not met, the class may be cancelled.
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Contact Information:

Community Education
Ohio University Southern
1804 Liberty Avenue
Ironton, OH 45638

ous_community_ed@ohio.edu
740.533.4588