UNCA to Hold Fall Continuing Education Classes;
Courses in Investing, Russian Language and Culture and LSAT Prep Offered
UNC Asheville will offer fall continuing education classes in
investing, Russian language and culture and LSAT prep beginning in
October. Classes are open to all interested students and are offered
through UNCA’s Special Academic Programs.
The four-week course "An Investment Strategy for the 21st
Century" will meet from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays beginning October 15.
Classes will meet in UNCA’s Owen Conference Center. This course will
offer easy, practical approaches to financial planning. Topics will
include the basic principles of successful investing, investment options
and monitoring wealth. Instructor Joseph Kiely has taught college-level
investment courses for more than 12 years. He also a financial columnist
for the Greenville, N.C. "The Daily Reflector" newspaper. Cost
for the course is $95 per person or $145 per couple.
"An Introduction to Russia, the Russians and Their Language"
will be offered from 6-8 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays beginning
October 16. Classes will meet in UNCA’s Rhoades Hall room 117. A course
in beginning Russian, this class will begin with a short review of Russian
history, geography and culture. An introduction to the Russian sound and
writing system will also be included. Instructor Fred Turner, a graduate
of the Institute of Advanced Russian and Duke University, has taught
Russian at the college level. He has spent more than seven years living
and working with Russian people. Cost for the course is $40 plus a
required textbook, which is available at the UNCA Bookstore.
The six-week LSAT prep course will be held from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on
Tuesdays beginning October 28. Classes will meet in UNCA’s Rhoades Hall
room 117. This course is designed to prepare students for the December 6
LSAT, a standardized exam for admission to all 201 Law School Admission
Council member schools. Instructor Brian Butler is a UNCA Philosophy
Department faculty member and serves as the pre-law student advisor. He
holds a doctorate in philosophy from Claremont Graduate University and a
doctorate in law from the University of Chicago. Cost for the course is
$500, which includes study materials and practice disk. A $10 late
registration fee will be added after October 21.
To register or for more
information about any of these classes, contact UNCA’s Special
Academic Programs Office by phone at 828/251-6558 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Laura Walters, UNCA Special Academic Programs, 828/251-6558
- Jill Yarnall, UNCA Public Information Assistant Director, 828/251-6526