Upcoming Courses
Courses
For those planning a trip to Italy, or those who would like to, join us across the ocean for a picturesque slide show tour and get a glimpse of the 20 regions of Italy. From the ancient, historical cities of Rome, Florence and Venice to the colorful and captivating Amalfi coast.
This presentation will feature the high peaks of the Dolomites and the rolling hills of Tuscany. Food, wine, history and more await in this quick yet comprehensive tour.

Instructor:
Angie Courtney, Certified Travel Associate, Sunflower Travel

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.


Click HERE to Register for A Walk Through Italy Tuesday, February 12, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click here to register for Adobe Photoshop: A Practical Approach to Shooting, Editing, and Finalizing Photos March 21, 2019 to April 25, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click HERE to Register for American Sign Language February 2, 2019 to April 27, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
This class will be a continuation of what was learned during beginning ASL. The student will take the vocabulary skills already learned and begin to use that in a more conversational way. While new vocabulary will be gained, our main focus will be on the ability to produce and understand full sentences. This course will have a portion each week where students won't voice and instead will only sign together. This allows for a more immersive experience and a better grasp of Deaf culture.

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.


Click HERE to Register for American Sign Language - Intermediate February 2, 2019 to April 27, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Join other beer enthusiasts as we delve deep into what makes barrel aged beers so unique.  We will sample all styles of experiential beers aged in different kinds of whiskey and bourbon barrels, wine barrels, oak barrels and some beers aged in brandy or even cognac. The choices will open your eyes to the craft beer world. We will be using the Siebel Institute Barrel Aged Sensory Kit, which includes a total of 12 compounds that cover a variety of common flavors that may be associated with the process of aging beer in barrels. These compounds include: almond (Marzipan), coconut, vanilla, fruity, natural wood, sweet, plum, spicy, peat-like, smoky, medicinal, dill, earthy, whiskey or bourbon (Boozy), oakey, rum-like, green custard powder, resinous, phenolic, barnyard (Horsey), brett related flavors, wine-like and caramel. 

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

Instructor:
Rob Miller, 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 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.


Click here to register for Barrel Aged Craft Beer March 6-27, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click HERE to register for Basic Digital Photography February 12-26, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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 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.


Click HERE to Register for Beginning Beekeeping February 4-25, 2019, WSU West
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.


Click HERE to Register for Beginning Guitar February 7, 2019 to March 28, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click HERE to Register for Bridge-Beginner February 6, 2019 to April 10, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click here to register for Camera Phone Photography: Tips and Tricks to Professional Looking Photos Saturday, March 23, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click HERE to Register for Comfortable Retirement Planning March 12-26, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click HERE to Register for Conversational Korean February 7, 2019 to May 2, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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 has defined 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 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.


Click HERE to Register for Diversity and Food in Kansas March 28, 2019 to April 18, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Beginner 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.

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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 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.


Click HERE to Register for French February 4, 2019 to April 29, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Photographer, journalist, essayist, autobiographer, biographer, novelist, poet, filmmaker, composer, Kansan. This course will review the life and career of the fifteenth child
of Sarah and Andrew Jackson Parks who was born in Fort Scott, Kansas, and who went on to become an accomplished and recognized creative genius and an international celebrity, starting with his conscious and deliberate decision to let his camera be his "choice of weapons" to fight hatred, discrimination and racism. Together, we will study Parks'
personal and professional life and celebrate his photography, poems, writing, films and
artistry. We will also explore Parks' multiple connections to Wichita and Wichita State
University.

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.


Click HERE to Register for Gordon Parks, 1912-2006 March 7-28, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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 Refugees and Global Migration, The Middle East: Regional Disorder, Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future, The Rise of Populism in Europe, Decoding U.S. - China Trade, Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics, The United States
and Mexico: Partnership Tested, and State of the State Department and Diplomacy.

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.


This course contains no sessions
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Want to start brewing your own craft beer? This introductory class will help you get started. This class is for anyone who wishes to better understand the process of extract brewing or for anyone who has never home brewed before and would like to start a new life-long rewarding hobby. You'll learn about homebrewing history, terminology and processes, necessary equipment, purchasing ingredients, how to effectively clean
and sanitize, basic concepts of fermentation science, and how to bottle or package the end
product when you are done. The class includes a hands-on demonstration of how to brew 5
gallons of beer using malt extract and steeping grains.

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

Instructor:
Michael Rogers, PhD, Professor, Department of Human Performance Studies, Wichita State University; American Homebrewers Association Homebrewer of the Year.

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.


Click here to register for Homebrewing for Beginners April 4-25, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click HERE to register for How to Finance a College Education Saturday, February 2, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
This intermediate language classes is designed 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.


Click HERE to Register for Intermediate French February 6, 2019 to May 1, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click HERE to Register for Introduction to Microsoft Office February 4, 2019 to March 11, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Experience Ireland - from the land, the culture, the hidden gems along the way, all of the must-see sights, as well as some of the roads less traveled. Ireland is a wondrous place of castles, kings, leprechauns, horses, Guinness, the endless flavors of brilliant Irish whiskey,
music, laughter and always the deep feelings of home. From the green fields and purple white-capped mountains to the narrow, slate grey and beautifully terrifying side roads, this presentation will create a breathtaking, life-long memory.

Instructor:
Angie Courtney, Certified Travel Associate, Sunflower Travel

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.


Click HERE to Register for Ireland is Calling Your Name Tuesday, March 5, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
This class will offer attendees the unique opportunity to learn about these often misunderstood and overlooked historically great wines. You will learn about the region,
production and styles for both of these wine types as well as the history of some of the
premier producers in each region. Both classes will conclude with a guided tasting of an array of fine wine examples paired with a selection of complimentary food items. You will leave each class with an appreciation for these splendid wines and a love of their country of origin.

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

February 4 "Port - The rich wine that made Portugal famous"
February 11 "Sherry - Sunshine from the South of Spain"

Both classes include a small plate of
complimentary food items to enhance the wine!

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.


Click HERE to Register for Port and Sherry February 4-11, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Not sure where to begin, or how to go about rightsizing your home? Learn how to navigate
the process of simplifying your life with tried-and-true strategies that will take you
from cluttered to organized!

Instructor:
Kirsten Awe, Owner, Rightsize Moving Solutions

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.


Click HERE to Register for Rightsize to Organize Tuesday, February 5, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
Journey through the northernmost country in the UK to explore its ancient history through ruins, castles, and wilderness. Festivals of music, art, traditions, and, of course, whiskey make this a culture lover's delight while still giving a sense of home. Hop the islands,
sail the lochs, and hike the hidden trails. We're going to discover the secrets of Scotland.

Instructor:
Angie Courtney, Certified Travel Associate, Sunflower Travel

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.


Click HERE to Register for Secrets of Scotland Tuesday, April 9, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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



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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.


Click HERE to Register for Spanish for Travelers February 5, 2019 to April 30, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click HERE to register for Tame your Electric Pressure Cooker April 18-25, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
In this course, students will commit to writing at least 10 minutes a day for 30 days. In the first four weeks of class, the instructor will provide inspiring examples, observation prompts, writing exercises, and discussion on prose-writing and the creative process. For the last four weeks, student will revise their writing into a finished piece. Throughout
the class, students will be challenged to expand fiction-writing skills, develop tools for revising creative work and ban writer's block for good. Recommended for any level of writer who wants to develop their skills through an effective and accessible eight-week challenge.

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.


Click HERE to Register forThe 8-Week Fiction Writing Challenge February 5, 2019 to April 2, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click Here to Register for the Art of Fly Fishing 101 February 4, 2019 to March 11, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click Here to Register for the Art of Fly Fishing 102 February 5, 2019 to March 12, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click Here to Register for the Art of Fly Fishing 202 February 6, 2019 to March 13, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
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.


Click HERE to Register for The Art of Reflexology April 11-18, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
The trick to good gardening is understanding your own strengths and weaknesses, and being observant of nature's seasonal cycles. This class is a good primer for those who have never gardened but would like to try and for those who want to revisit their current gardening methods. We will learn the basic steps to gardening done well, be it vegetable or flower, raised beds, pots, or in ground. Throughout the six-week course, we will cover all aspects of basic gardening including:

  • Planning a garden for your location and prepping the soil
  • When, where and how to plant
  • The advantages of seed starting
  • Giving plants a close look
  • Loving Kansas weather even when it doesn't love you back
  • Insects, good and bad, and how to manage them
  • Organic vs pesticides (is it an either/or proposition?)
  • Knowing when to grow fruits, herbs and vegetables, and how to harvest
  • Clean up and prep for the next growing cycle

Instructor:
Kelly Caswell, Master Gardener

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.


Click HERE to Register for The Elements of Gardening February 6-27, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex
This class will provide an in-depth overview of a specific grape variety, its origins, history and flavor profile. We will discuss the factors that dictate price to include vineyard location and pedigree, label recognition and track record, awards and 100-point number ratings as well as availability based on production. We will also discuss what makes one wine inexpensive and another of the same grape variety, made in the
same general growing region, very expensive. Each class will include a thoughtful guided tasting of six or seven wines highlighting the differences and similarities and the reasoning behind both.

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

March 4 "Cabernet - The King of Red grapes"
March 11 "Merlot - Often Misunderstood Splendid Red"

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.


Click HERE to Register for Varietal Comparison March 4-11, 2019, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex