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Learn how to navigate the home downsizing process as we cover 8 simple steps from deciding when to downsize all the way through the move and estate sale. Gain organizational strategies and tips on reducing stress during this major life transition.

Instructor:
Kristen Townsend, Professional Organizer

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

This course is designed for photographers with basic to intermediate level photography skills. In this course you will learn to shoot and then creatively finalize your images. Topics to be covered include: camera functions, basic color correcting, cropping and retouching, and finalizing your images using some advanced techniques with layering. Students will have the opportunity to shoot on location and apply techniques learned in class to create amazing and one of a kind works of art.

Instructor:
Brian Duram, Duram Photography

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

This course will provide a more advanced look at Adobe Lightroom focusing on advanced editing techniques in the Develop Module. Learn how to do all of your photo editing in Lightroom without the need to use more complicated programs. Students in this class should already know how to transfer photos from their camera to the computer and into Lightroom, and how to do basic editing in Lightroom. Adobe Lightroom has revolutionized the way that people are working with photos. Learn to be a leader in the revolution with this advanced class.

Instructor:
Bruce Ward, Bruce Ward Photos

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Participants will be introduced to the basic receptive and expressive skills of ASL, including signs, conversation strategies, facial expression, and much more! We will reinforce what is learned through fun interactive activities, as well as explore and gain knowledge about the history of Deaf Culture and ASL.

Instructor:
Kimberly Smith, Staff Interpreter, Wichita State University



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Cancellation Policy:

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Adobe Lightroom is an image management and editing program. In this course you will learn how to use this popular computer program to import, edit, organize, store, and print your photos. Lightroom is perfect for such tasks as cropping, white balance, exposure, black and white conversion, spot removal, red eye corrections, etc. Adobe Lightroom has revolutionized the way that people are working with photos. Join the revolution with this introductory class.

Instructor:
Bruce Ward, Bruce Ward Photos

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Blogging can be an incredibly powerful online outlet, both personally and professionally. In this three week course, you will find a blogging platform that suits your needs, learn to avoid common blogging pitfalls, and know what steps to take after creating your content. Whether you want to document your travels for friends and family or keep customers informed of what happens behind the scenes in your business,we'll make sure you have a plan in place tomake your blog work for you. It is stronglysuggested that you bring a laptop.

Cancellation Policy
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be receivedin writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Learn basic car maintenance essentials that will keep your car on the road and out of the shop. In this class, you will gain the knowledge and confidence to perform routine, light automotive maintenance. This hands-on class is designed for women who want to be empowered to do the services for themselves. Learn how to change your oil, air filter, wiper blades, battery, spark plugs and brakes.You will even learn to change a tire without breaking a nail, while wearing high heels!.

Instructor:
Lori Schmitt, Certified Master Technician/Mechanic



Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Learn the basics of digital photography and how to use your digital camera or smartphone. You'll explore what all the buttons do and simple composition techniques as well as low light photography. This class is designed for the point and shoot - shoot in automatic photographer.

Instructor:
Brian Duram, Duram Photography

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

This class is hands on and will provide the amateur photographer with helpful tips for improving scenic and nature photography, such as best lenses, composition and settings. This class will require the student to walk approximately one mile per class session.

Instructor:
Brian Duram, Duram Photography

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Beekeeping is a satisfying hobby that has many potential outcomes. Class study will provide the opportunity to become acquainted with the structure of a bee hive. To become a successful beekeeper, one must know the essential tools of operation and understand the correct terminology that applies to the hive structure, the bees and the beekeeper himself. Students will gain an understanding of the importance of the honeybee to our lifestyles and survival as well as gain an appreciation of this insect's work ethic and team work used for their colony to survive.

Instructor:
Jim & Sharon Rowan, Rowan's Honey Shop



Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Learning a musical instrument is a fun and rewarding experience. This course is for beginners who wish to learn the basics of playing guitar. We will cover how to construct chords and melody lines, common chord progressions, and how to read music (notation, tablature, and lead sheets). If you're new to the guitar and interested in starting your musical journey, then this course is for you. (Acoustic guitar preferred).

Instructor:
Patrick Eilert, Instructor of Guitar

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Novice players will be introduced into the basic mechanics of how to bid and play bridge in guidance with the American Contract Bridge League rules. These rules will allow you to play socially or in duplicate bridge games.

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting. TRIP CANCELLATION: A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations received more than 7 days prior to departure. NO REFUNDS will be issued within 6 days of trip departure.

A majority of all photos are taken with smartphones. We will discuss a variety of free camera apps, which will help you improve the quality of your smart phonephotos. You will also learn about free apps that will assist you with simple corrections after images are taken. Must have a smartphone.

Cancellation Policy
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimumof 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be receivedin writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

This 2-class series will show you the diversity and characteristics of these two very special wine producing areas. While you may have visited or may know of the Columbia Valley and Paso Robles, you may not have a good understanding as to why both wine growing regions are unique. Geographical, soil and climate differences are just part of the equation. You'll learn more and taste wine from various sub-appellations in each of the classes. Each class will feature an in-depth presentation and lecture followed by a tasting of at least 6 wines from each region. You must be at least 21 years of age to enroll.

Cancellation Policy
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Whether approaching retirement or currently in retirement, it is essential to understand current opportunities to build, manage, protect and transition all your assets for a comfortable retirement. This class will discuss methods and strategies for income growth and help you know how you are doing in all phases of the economy as well as how to adapt to potential changes.

Instructor:
Brian Martz, CFP, CIMA



Cancellation Policy
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Learn simple, effective organizational strategies that will empower and equip both you AND your children to cultivate simple habits to help maintain a clutter-free home.

Instructor:
Kristen Townsend, Professional Organizer

Cancellation Policy
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting. TRIP CANCELLATION: A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations received more than 7 days prior to departure. NO REFUNDS will be issued within 6 days of trip departure.

This course contains no sessions

Beginning language classes enable participants to gain a working knowledge of the chosen language. Instructors provide students with intense practice in both speaking and understanding the language. Basic vocabulary, frequently used expressions, and customs and cultures of the country will also be explored. We also offer some intermediate language classes for those who have previously studied the language. The instructor will continue to provide students with intensive practice in both speaking and understanding the specified language.

Instructor:
Jeniffer Kang, Instructor of Korean



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Cancellation Policy:

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Do you struggle with a disorganized and cluttered space, and/or keeping your everyday life organized? Join Professional Organizer, Kristen Townsend, as she discusses the psychology behind clutter and the simple steps you can take to start reducing clutter and creating a more tranquil space. You will leave this class with resources, impactful home organizational tips, and a personalized plan to create more space in your home and in your life!

Instructor:
Kristen Townsend, Professional Organizer

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Are you looking for a fun, convenient, and cost effective way to preserve and share your family's history and document important milestones and events? If so, digital scrapbooking is for you. Unlike traditional scrapbooking, which requires a significant investment in specialty papers and other scrapbooking supplies, digital scrapbooking allows you to scrapbook anytime, anywhere. Computer and scrapbooking software will be provided during in class training.

Instructor:
Yvonne Marcotte, Digital Scrapbooker

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Germans go for bierocks, Czechs eat kaloches, what do the rest of us eat? In the late 19th century, Kansas was filled with pockets of diversity as Swedes, Volga Germans, Italians, Irish and African Americans settled the state in communities often resembling their villages back home. This is a class on how food hasdefined who we are as Kansans. We will look at the history and the characters who helped spread the word about good food and places to go. Through festivals, fund-raisers and potlucks, this is a class for Kansas foodaholics.

Instructor:
Beccy Tanner, WSU Department of History Adjunct & Wichita Eagle Reporter



Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Emails, proposals, letters, reports, narratives, applications, blogs, memos? There are so many different forms of written communication we use on a regular basis for both our professional and personal lives. In order to combat miscommunication and misunderstanding in your writing, editing and revision skills are extremely valuable. In this course, we will focus on types of writingyou use most often, whatever they may be. After establishing your purpose for writing, we will walk through the basics of revision and editing-checking for grammatical errors, but also for "bigger picture" ideas such as clarity andorganization.

Instructor:
Sydney Martin, English Department, Wichita State University

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting

Are you intimidated by your car? Do you dread taking it in for service? In this class, you will learn seasonal car maintenance basics and leave empowered with confidence and knowledge about your car. In addition, you will learn abouttires, brakes, batteries, wiper blades and the trick to changing a tire. You also will learn what you need to know when getting your car serviced.

Instructor:
Lori Schmitt, Certified Master Technician/Mechanic



Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

While you can eat most anything with whatever wine you like, a little bit of knowledge and practical experience will go a long way to enhance your enjoyment. Each class will feature at least 6 wines to try with different small food items.
CLASS - 1
The Cause and Effect of Wine and Food Pairing. We will review the basic aromas of wine, the primary tasting mechanisms and how our olfactory and gustatory system interprets the things we smell and taste. We'll discuss cooking techniques, experiment with several different food items, spices, herbs and seasonings and their interaction with wines both white and red. Your nose and palate will leave this class tuned and ready for the next two classes.
CLASS - 2
This class will focus on white wine and the foods that are enhanced by them. You will taste several different white wines and pair them with small bites selected by Guy. From bone dry high acid whites to soft plush off-dry wines, we will explore the effects of different grape varieties, winemaker technique, the use of oak and how they work in concert to form an agreeable pairing.
CLASS - 3
While similar to the white wine class, our focus will be on noble red grapes that make red wine perfect for an array of food items. From rich savory reds with integrated oak nuance, to soft plush red blends we will taste and explore in an effort to find the perfect match.

You must be at least 21 years of age to enroll.

Instructor:
Guy Bower, Founding Chairman, Wichita Chapter of the American Institute of Wine & Food

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Foundations of Screenwriting is a class intended for students who have the desire to write their own screenplay (movie script). Whether students have an idea for a script already, or discover one during the course, we will flesh out these ideas into shortor full-length films. The class will work on creating characters, storylines, and conflicts, as well as certain elements of storytelling that are specific to writing for the big screen, such as visual storytelling andmovie structure. Along with weekly writing and exercises, students will read examples of screenplays and have the chance to hear their own writing read aloud in mini-workshops.

Cancellation Policy
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimumof 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be receivedin writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Beginning language classes enable participants to gain a working knowledge of the chosen language. Instructors provide students with intense practice in both speaking and understanding the language. Basic vocabulary, frequently used expressions, and customs and cultures of the country will also be explored. We also offer some intermediate language classes for those who have previously studied the language. The instructor will continue to provide students with intensive practice in both speaking and understanding the specified language.

Instructor:
Brigitte Roussel, Associate Professor/Director of Foreign Language Teacher Educatoin, Wichita State University



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Cancellation Policy:

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Understand the "must haves" in every fundable concept. Learn how and where to find grant makers interested in you, the grant seeker, and your idea. Learn how to create a proposal capable of securing funds for your department or organization. This class will help beginners hone the skills needed to begin the research and prepare fundable proposals.

Instructor:
Robert Hull, Co-founder & past president of the Kansas Professional Grant Association



Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Join our weekly conversations as we engage in an exciting and intellectually stimulating discussion of challenging current global issues and their implications for America today and in the future. Lectures, readings, and expert commentators provided in video programs developed by the Foreign Policy Association will provide context for our lively discussions. Topics include the waning of Pax Americana, Russia's foreign policy, China and America: the new geopolitical equation, Media & foreign policy, Turkey: a partner in crisis, U.S. global engagement and the military, South Africa's fragile democracy, and Global health: Progress and challenges.

Instructor:
Dr. John Dreifort, Professor of History, Wichita State University & Executive Secretary of the Wichita Committee on Foreign Policy

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Join us as we examine the Holocaust, perhaps the defining event of the 20th century. Learn how genocide took place in the heart of Europe and the implications these crimes have for our most cherished assumptions about progress, civilization and modernity. Through lectures, discussions, films and readings, we will explore the reasons why perpetrators, bystanders andvictims took the twisted road to Auschwitz. In the process, we will touch on many salient issues related to the history of genocide: racial, national and ideological influences, the impact of war, mass political mobilizations, the response of Jews and Jewish communities, global knowledge, and how it has been remembered.

Instructor:
Jeff Hayton, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Wichita State University



Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

WSU is offering a FREE financial-aid planning seminar. Whether you are a high school student, a parent planning your child's education or an adult learner, this is your opportunity to learn what types of financial assistance are available and how to qualify. WSU staff will remain on-site following the presentation to answer questions.Reservations are required: (316) 978-3731.

Instructor:
WSU Office of Financial Aid staff

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Learn the basic functionality of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook in this overview course. You will learn how to create, edit, and format documents using Microsoft Word. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge in class as you work with tables, document styles and layout pages. You will also learn how to utilize Microsoft Excel at home and at work. In this session you will learn how to enter, navigate, modify, move, copy, format and print data. You will then use this new knowledge to create images, charts and diagrams. You will learn how to create and edit slides, and use drawing tools, clip art, charts, and graphs, while adding transitions, animation, and sound using Microsoft PowerPoint. The class will conclude with a presentation on Microsoft Outlook. In this session you will learn how to set up and manage email, calendars and contacts in Outlook.

Instructors:
Lana Johnson, Instructor of Computers

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Social Media is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to stay in touch with friends and family and stay up-to-date with current events. Throughout this six week course, you will be introduced to a variety of social media platforms for personal and professional purposes. We will cover introductory information from how to set up a Facebook page to understanding hashtags to controlling your privacy settings. It is strongly suggested that you bring a laptop or tablet.

Instructors:
Torie Wynn, Senior Instructional Designer, Media Resources Center, Wichita State University

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Beginning language classes enable participants to gain a working knowledge of the chosen language. Instructors provide students with intense practice in both speaking and understanding the language. Basic vocabulary, frequently used expressions, and customs and cultures of the country will also be explored. We also offer some intermediate language classes for those who have previously studied the language. The instructor will continue to provide students with intensive practice in both speaking and understanding the specified language.

Instructor:
Nylas Moser, Instructor of Italian



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Cancellation Policy:

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Social media is a critical piece of your marketing toolkit. Whether you're looking to grow your small business, bring new value to your employer, or rebrand your professional image, this 6-week course will teach you how to use a variety of social media tools and strategies to achieve your goals. We will discuss topics like how to get started without an audience, preparing for a crisis, social media's effective SEO, social media ads, and more. It is strongly suggested that you bring a laptop or tablet.

Instructor:
Caleb Wilson, Social Media Manager, Media Resources Center, Wichita State University

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

This class is intended to give students a firm base in the genre of mystery writing. Principles of creative writing like character, setting, plot, and theme will be examined and practiced using the mystery genre as a lens. Ideas like suspense, tension, and narration essential to the genre will be heavily discussed. Finally, adding mystery to other genres like horror, science-fiction, or thriller will be practiced. Readings will range from the genres roots in Poe and Doyle to the mid-century craze of Agatha Christie and PD James, and into the modern day with writers like Stephen King and Janet Evanovich. Students will write every week and have several longer pieces to be workshopped as a part of class, which will supplement instructor feedback.

Instructor:
Daniel Arndt, English Department, Wichita State University

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

This 2-class series will show you the diversity and characteristics of the top AVA's in both Napa and Sonoma. While you may have visited or at least know of Napa and Sonoma, you may not have a good understanding as to why both wine growing regions are unique. Geographical, soil and climate differences are just part of the equations. You'll learn more and taste wine from various sub-appellations in each of the classes. Each class wil feature an in-depth presentation and lecture followed by a tasting of at least 6 wines from each region.

You must be at least 21 years of age to enroll.

Instructor:
Guy Bower, Founding Chairman, Wichita Chapter of the American Institute of Wine & Food

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

This class will provide participants with financial knowledge to plan for retirement. Topics that will be covered include financial strategies, legal documents (wills, probate, revocable and non-revocable trusts, medical directives, durable powers of attorney, and do not resuscitate orders) and medical expense planning (Medicare,Medigap, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid,VA Benefits and long term care).

Instructor:
Dr. Stana Martin, Owner & President, Mrs. LTC



Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Improve your technical presentation skills through peer feedback and instructorevaluations. Each student will have an opportunity to present a 10-15 minutespeech in each of the following areas: technical presentations for a technical audience, technical presentations for a non-technical audience, and technical presentations to promote a product, procedure, or service. The first night will cover the essentials of presentations as well as components of technical presentations. Come prepared the first night of class to present a 5-7 minutespeech introducing yourself to the class.

Instructor:
Cynthia Gardner-Meerian



Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Have you ever wanted to have fresh eggs daily? If so, you've probably thought about raising chickens in your backyard. The question is how do you get started? This class will cover the basics of raising backyard chickens. Topics include: city regulations, breeds, food, shelter and most important maintaining a happy, healthy brood of chickens.

Instructor:
James Brewster, Local Backyard Chicken Enthusiast

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.
Entertaining and educational for all levels, this course provides valuable information on all aspects of the beer industry. Whether you are just beginning your exploration with craft beer, are an experienced homebrewer or an active member within the beer industry, we have something for you! Learn the basics of evaluating beer by appearance and how it smells and tastes with an expanded beer vocabulary. Each class will consist of a brief lecture followed by a tasting of different beers from around the globe and sensory palate training. You must be at least 21 years of age to enroll.

Instructor:
Rob Miller, Owner, Goebel Liquor

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Are you looking for money in all the wrong places? Learn how to find and apply for scholarships through a variety of sources. This session covers when students and/or families should begin searching and applying for available scholarships, different types of criteria for scholarships, how to develop an impressive application for scholarships, WSU invitational, general and departmental scholarships, how to search the web and how to avoid scholarship scams. We'll also cover federal financial aid and other solutions that can make college more affordable. Much of the information covered is intended for new or prospective college students. This presentation provides information and does not provide individual assistance.

Instructor:
WSU Financial Aid Staff

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Beginning language classes enable participants to gain a working knowledge of the chosen language. Instructors provide students with intense practice in both speaking and understanding the language. Basic vocabulary, frequently used expressions, and customs and cultures of the country will also be explored. We also offer some intermediate language classes for those who have previously studied the language. The instructor will continue to provide students with intensive practice in both speaking and understanding the specified language.

Instructor:
Mary Williams, Instructor of Spanish



Text is included in the fee.

Cancellation Policy:

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

During Frank Lloyd Wright's 70 years of work, architecture and building techniques radically changed. We will explore Wright's ideas relative to these changes as we look at his body of work and discuss his continued influence on architecture today. Classes will include an in depth tour of the Frank LloydWright designed Allen House and WSU's own Corbin Education Center.

Instructor:
Burt Burngardt, Docent, Allen House

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Purposeful and flowing, a slow motion choreography based on martial arts movement, T'ai Chi Ch'uan integrates mind and body while teaching balance,grace and flexibility. Practiced with awareness and without strain or force, it is a no-impact exercise that can be practiced anywhere, anytime and withoutspecial equipment or clothing. Ideal for adults of all ages.

Instructor:
David Larsen, Certified Instructor

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Were you one of many this past holiday season who purchased and/or was gifted this miracle kitchen gadget, but are too overwhelmed to use it? Whetherit is old war stories told by your grandmother of exploding pressure cookers or just feeling overwhelmed by all the buttons, this class is for you. Together with other pressure cooking newbies we will tame your instant pot/multi-cookers so that you can dazzle your family and friends with home cooked meals made in a fraction of the time! Please come to class with your electric pressure cooker and an appetite to learn and to eat!

Instructor:
Trisha Thomas



Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Fly Fishing 101 is a course for the beginner, as well as the intermediate, interested in learning more about the art of fly fishing. This course will cover all aspects of the sport from the history of fly fishing to the equipment needed to get started in the sport. Topics covered during thiscourse will include: fish, entomology, water, conservation and etiquette. Participants have the opportunity to learn about both wet and dry flies. Students will receive information about how to buy that first fly rod and reel and howto maintain fly fishing equipment that they already own. Participants will also get hands on training on how to tie fly fishing knots used while on the water as well as how to rig a fly rod for fishing different types of flies. All equipmentwill be provided.

Instructor:
Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting. TRIP CANCELLATION: A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations received more than 7 days prior to departure. NO REFUNDS will be issued within 6 days of trip departure.

Learn more about the art of casting a fly rod. This course will cover the basic casts needed to get started in the sport. Topics covered during this course will include becoming proficient with the overhead and roll casts. Students will receive hands on instruction on these casts. The course will provide the equipment you will need.

Instructor:
Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting. TRIP CANCELLATION: A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations received more than 7 days prior to departure. NO REFUNDS will be issued within 6 days of trip departure.

Fly Fishing 103 is a six week course for the beginner interested in learning more about the art of tying flies. This course will cover the basic tying technique needed to get started and become more proficient in tying your own flies. Topics covered during this course will include both wet and dry flies and how to fish the flies that they have tied. Students will receive instruction on flies for both warm and cold water fish. The course will provide all the fly tying vices and tools as well as the materials you will need.

Instructor:
Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting. TRIP CANCELLATION: A 15% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations received more than 7 days prior to departure. NO REFUNDS will be issued within 6 days of trip departure.

This course is designed for the intermediate caster interested in learning more about the art of casting a fly rod. This course will cover more advanced castingtechnique. Students for this class must have taken Fly Casting 102.

Instructor:
Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

This course is designed for the intermediate tyer interested in learning more about the art of tying flies. This course will cover more advanced tying techniques needed to become more proficient in tying flies. Topics covered during this course will include both wet and dry flies for both warm and cold water fish and how to fish the flies that they have tied. The course will provide all of the fly tying materials needed. Students may bring their own tying vices.

Instructor:
Rick Brown, Education Chairman, Flatland Fly Fishers Club

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Join us as we journey into the art of reflexology. The theory behind this ancient practice is that areas of the hands, feet and ears correspond to organs and systems of the body. Some people believe that pressure applied to these areas positively affect a person's organs, benefits their health and reduces stress. In this class, you will learn how it works and the formulas for dynamic results. This class is designed to give instruction that will allow you to work on yourself, friends and family. It does not certify you as a reflexologist..

Instructor:
Janna Akins, Body and Soul Therapeutic Massage

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It's an activity hub that handles everything from cooking to homework to visiting with family and friends. Learn how to declutter, organize, and maintain this space to save time and frustration every single day!

Instructor:
Kristen Townsend, Professional Organizer

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

Did you know that Kansas was covered by a vast inland sea during the Age of Dinosaurs? The evidence is preserved in the many fossils that have been collected from the Smoky Hill Chalk in western Kansas since 1867. There were giant sea monsters called mosasaurs, flying reptiles like Pteranodon, birds with teeth, huge sharks and more. Kansas fossils are exhibited in museums around the world. Join us to learn more about the fascinating (and extinct) sea creatures that have been discovered in Kansas, the paleontologists who collected them and the ocean bottom geology of our state..

Instructor:
Mike Everhart, Adjunct Curator of Paleontology, Sternberg Museum of Natural History

Cancellation Policy:
We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is canceled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.

This class is a casual overview for the novice or experienced enthusiast. Attendees will learn the basics of taste, how to recognize and describe varietalcharacteristics, and to identify personal likes and dislikes. Learn about the "Vineyard Year", wine production from grape to bottle and winemaker techniques for quality, style and taste. Each class will consist of a brief introductory lecture followed by a tasting of at least six different wines.You must be at least 21 years of age to enroll.

Instructor:
Guy Bower, Founding Chairman, Wichita Chapter of the American Institute of Wine & Food

Cancellation Policy

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if the class you wish to take is full or if the class is cancelled. A student who withdraws a minimum of 24 hours prior to the first class will receive a registration refund less 15%. Failure to attend class does not constitute withdrawal. All withdrawals must be received in writing and postmarked prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be issued after the first class meeting.