July Personal and Professional Workshops
Immaculata University will offer on-campus undergraduate workshops for personal and professional development during the month of July.
WRITING WORKSHOP. In this workshop, students learn to improve their writing, concentrating on expository writing beyond the basic writing skills level. This class is available on Wednesdays, July 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $320 for one credit and $160 for non-credit.
PENNSYLVANIA AND THE CIVIL WAR. 2005 marks the 140th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. This course explores how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania supported the Union cause from 1861 to 1865. Unique among the northern states, Pennsylvania served as one of the decisive theaters of the Civil War. It was the target of Lee´s second invasion of the Union, which culminated in the turning-point Battle of Gettysburg (1863). Pennsylvanians helped the Union in many important ways to win ultimate victory over the Confederacy. Immaculata instructors William Watson, Joseph Pugh, and John Ahtes, will all lead this class on Friday, July 8, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday, July 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $320 for one credit and $160 for non-credit.
DELAWARE MUSEUM OF ART. This seminar provides an overview of the development of American art and illustration. The Delaware Museum of Art is heralded as the home of the Brandywine tradition in American art. To keeps works by Howard Pyle in Wilmington, art loving citizens founded the organization that would become the Delaware Art Museum. Its collections survey art of the 19th and 20th centuries, and the
museum has become the primary repository for original paintings and documents from the "golden age" of American illustration. Students meet at Immaculata on Friday, July 8, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for class discussion. Then on Saturday, July 9, students spend the day exploring the museum from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and meet back at Immaculata on Sunday, July 10, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for an overview. James Erickson, MFA, MLS, will be the instructor. The cost is $320 for one credit and $160 for non-credit.
LEADERSHIP IN TODAY´S BORDERLESS ECONOMY. Today´s corporations operate in an increasingly risk filled environment. This workshop examines the importance of the "right leader" for today´s challenges. Students gain a better understanding of the purpose of change and how an individual and a company can be positively impacted by it. They learn to evaluate current and future situations and the needs of a global marketplace. They are asked to redefine personal and professional challenges through assertiveness, adaptability, and accountability so that they can become a force for positive community and global leadership. This workshop is instructed by James McCloskey, MBA, and takes place on Wednesdays, July 13, 20, and 27, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. The cost is $320 for one credit and $160 for non-credit.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART II. This seminar surveys the nineteenth century section of the European collection including artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, Bonnard, and Vuillard. Students explore art created in the transitional period leading up to and including the Industrial Age in Europe. Students meet on campus on Friday, July 15, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for class discussion. On Saturday, July 16, they will
explore the Museum from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and then students will meet back on campus on Sunday, July 17, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for an overview. James Erickson, MFA, MLS, will be the instructor for this class. The cost is $320 for one credit and $160 for non-credit.
THE IMPACT OF DEPRESSION ON SOCIETY. This course focuses on the social aspects of depression. Topics addressed include the increased incidence of depression and its possible causes, and depression´s effects on the family, the workplace, and community. Additionally, students investigate depression from a medical perspective such as differential diagnosis, necessity for medical intervention, treatment options, and prognosis as they relate to our society. Kim Nurick, DO, will lead this class on Friday, July 15, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday, July 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $320 for one credit and $160 for non-credit.
For further information about these courses, please contact the College of
LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400. ext. 3241.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational 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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