Personal and Professional Workshops for March
Immaculata University will offer on-campus undergraduate workshops for personal and professional development during the month of March.
EDITH STEIN: HER LIFE AND LEGACY (Section II: Stein´s Empathy and the Human Person). This course focuses on Stein´s philosophical and theological writings about empathy and the human person. Sister Judith Parsons, IHM, MA, will lead this class which takes place on Saturdays, March 5 and 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The cost is $320 for one credit or $160 for non-credit workshop.
RISK MANAGEMENT. All business decisions are based in the acceptance or aversion to risk. This workshop demonstrates how to determine risk, measure risk decisions, and apply objectively to decision making. Measurement of the decisions is based on six sigma, balanced score card, and SPC. Discussions explore how participants can use the measure of risk to adjust the direction of the business. Students examine the theories of Demming and Maslow, and other contemporary ideas on risk-based business models. Dennis Mitterer, MA, will lead this workshop on Friday, March 11, from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. and on Saturday, March 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $320 for one credit or $160 for non-credit workshop.
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, March 11, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for class discussion. Then on Saturday, March 12, students spend the day exploring the museum from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and meet back at Immaculata on Sunday, March 13, 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.
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, March 18, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for class discussion. On Saturday, March 19, 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, March 20, 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.
HOME AND EXILE IN IRISH WOMEN´S WRITING. This course examines themes of home and exile as they occur in Irish fiction, especially from the perspective of female authors and subjects. Students read one novel, view a film, and read poems and handouts in class. Mary C. Simonis will lead this workshop on Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22, and April 5 and 12, from 6:30 to 9:00 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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