Immaculata University Announces June Workshops

IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES JUNE WORKSHOPS
RESUME WRITING. In this workshop, students research ads and identify requested skill sets, create persuasive lead lines, and write a convincing cover letter. The result will be a professional resume necessary to open the right doors. This class meets Wednesdays, June 2, 9, and 16, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
DRAW/WATERCOLOR LONGWOOD. This is a hands-on workshop investigating basic drawing skills and techniques using watercolor. Students are required to bring pencils, sketchbook, and a tube set of watercolors to the first class. On Friday, June 4, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., they work in the classroom based on observations of plants and flowers. On Saturday, June 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., students meet at Longwood Gardens where they have the opportunity to paint and draw flowers from the gardens. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
ADOLESCENT ADDICTION. This examination of adolescents struggling with addictions from biopsychosocial perspective explores the developmental process of adolescence and challenges faced by individuals, families, and court systems. Class meets Friday, June 4, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., and continues on Saturday, June 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART I. This seminar explores the expansive collection of American and European art at the PMA. Since its founding in 1876, the museum has acquired major examples of art. The first part of the tour includes works by American artists Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, Homer, Tanner, and A. Warhol. The second part of the tour looks at the Renaissance and Baroque Periods of art. Students meet on campus Friday, June 11, from 5:00 to 9:30 p.m., for an overview of the works to be viewed at the museum and to engage in hands-on experiences. On Saturday, June 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the class meets at the entrance to the museum. The cost is $420 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
THE LEGEND OF DUFFY´S CUT. This course explores the history, folklore, and archaeology of Duffy´s Cut, a mass grave of Irish workers dating from 1832 and located near Immaculata. This site has been investigated by a team from Immaculata´s History Department and was granted an official State Historical Marker by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Students explore the site´s importance in the story of Irish immigration to Pennsylvania, experience the local railroad lore, learn about the ghastly ghost stories from the site, and observe first-hand the investigative techniques used by the History Department team. The course includes a visit to the site of the historical marker. William Watson, Ph.D., leads this course on Friday, June 11, from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. and continues on Saturday, June 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
LISTENING SKILLS. Why are some people more effective in their professional and interpersonal relationships? Listening skills may be the key. This practical workshop teaches how to use active listening to ensure understanding, decode hidden messages, resolve conflict, respond with empathy, work better with others, and become a more valuable professional. This workshop is offered on Saturdays, June 5 and 12, from 9:00 am. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $420 for one credit or $180 for non-credit.
For further information about these courses, please contact the College of LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3238.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducation, comprehensive, institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352,
between Paoli and Exton.

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