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Personal Enrichment Course Series Adds Second
Session of Biblical Archaeology Program

RELEASED: Sept. 7, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension has added a second session to the previously filled "Explorations in Biblical Archaeology" Personal Enrichment program. The second session will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays from Oct. 16 through Nov. 13 (no class Oct. 30) in the Human Sciences and Services building on the UW-Eau Claire campus.

New this fall, the Personal Enrichment Courses are designed for adults interested in learning a new skill, exploring a topic in depth or developing creative abilities. The programs are taught by UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff who are committed to sharing their knowledge and expertise. The courses begin with the "Enhance Your Everyday Life" series. Unless noted, all programs will be held at the Human Sciences & Services building, 239 Water Street, on the UW-Eau Claire campus. Other programs in the series include the following:

  • "Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way in Remote Areas," taught by Al Wiberg, program manager for the Environmental Adventure Center at UW-Eau Claire,will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Beaver Creek Reserve in Fall Creek.
  • "An Introduction to Writing and Publishing for Children," taught by Dr. Jack Bushnell, award-winning children's author and professor of English, will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.
  • "Parent Strategies to Help Raise Strong Girls and Women," taught by Dr. Maureen Mack, professor of education and women's studies, will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.

The cost for each program is $95. Adults may register one youth ages 14-17 for "Wilderness Navigation" for an additional $15. Enrollment in each course is limited, so early registration is recommended.

For additional program information, or to request reasonable accommodations for disabilities, call 715-836-3636/toll-free 866-893-2423, use the Wisconsin Relay System (711), or email ce@uwec.edu.

To arrange interviews with program speakers, contact Phil Huelsbeck at 715-836-5400/ huelsbph@uwec.edu.

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