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Immaculata University Announces October Workshops

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE/INTERVIEW SKILLS. This workshop focuses on the role of the resume (first impression, ticket to interview) and business etiquette (standing out from the competition) in a successful interview. Workshop takes place on Friday, October 1 from 6:00-9:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 2 from 9:00-4:30 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
DRAW/WATERCOLOR LONGWOOD. Students bring pencils, sketchbook, and tube set of watercolors to Friday´s class where they draw based on observation, and on Saturday, arrange their own transportation to Longwood Gardens to paint and draw flowers from the garden. Classes take place on Friday, October 1 from 5:00-9:30 pm and Saturday October 2, from 9:30 to 4:30 pm. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
INTERVIEWING SKILLS. Students become familiar with types of interview questions, theories, and nonverbal communication. As they prepare for and participate in mock interviews and public speaking exercises, students will arrive at an actual interview with confidence. Classes are held Friday, October 8 from 6:00-10:00 pm and Saturday, October 9, from 9:00-3:00 pm. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM ART I. This tour includes works of American artists Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, Homer, Tanner, and A. Warhol as well as Renaissance and Baroque Periods of art. Students meet on Friday at Immaculata for an overview of works and hands-on experience with techniques used by masters, and on Saturday, arrange their own transportation and admission fee to the museum. Class meets Friday, October 15, from 5:00 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 16 from 9:30 – 4:30 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
HISTORY OF P.A PRISONS/PUNISHMENT. This survey of corrections in PA begins with the Walnut Street Jail and includes the experiment of solitary confinement and forms of punishment in today´s modern penal institutions. A tour of historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia is part of the course. Class meets Friday, October 15 from 6-10. Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and 17, from 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
HUMAN LOVE IN THE DIVINE PLAN. John Paul II´s "Theology of the Body" considers how the human body, male and female, makes visible God´s invisible mystery and reflects God´s self-giving, creative love. It explores how humans fulfill the meaning of their existence by living according to the truth of their sexuality. Classes take place on Saturday, October 16th and Saturday, October 30th from 9:00-3:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
THE LEGEND OF DUFFY´S CUT. Students search the history, folklore, and archaeology of Duffy´s Cut, a mass grace of Irish workers near Immaculata dating from 1832 to learn the site´s importance in the story of Irish immigration to Pennsylvania. The class will visit the historical marker. Friday, October 22nd from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. are when the classes will be occurring. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
PSYCH DISORDERS IN FILM (AXIS I). This interesting and in-depth view of abnormal behavior shown in contemporary film compares and contrasts specific movie characters to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to learn diagnoses from an interactive perspective. Classes will occur on Friday, October 22nd from 5:00-9:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
HEALING CULTURE: REVERENCE FOR LIFE. This course explores the basic biblical, theological and pastoral principles undergirding the belief in the dignity and sanctity of human life. Specific topics and themes are discussed in light of the teaching of John Paul II and the United States Catholic bishops. Classes will take place on Saturday, October 23rd and Saturday, November 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
STEIN´S ESSAYS ON WOMEN. This course focuses on Stein´s public addresses to women in the late 1920´s, especially her responses to the National Socialism. Classes are on Tuesday, October 26, November 2, November 9, and November 16, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $180 for non-credit.
BRANDYWINE MUSEUM. Students meet on Friday at Immaculata for discussion and context of the art to be viewed at a 19th century grist mill, and then arrange for their own transportation on Saturday to tour the collection of works by three generations of Wyeths. Classes will be on Friday, October 29, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $440 for one credit and $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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9.21.2010