‘Returning to Learning’ workshop for area residents

Published 12:42 pm Friday, September 18, 2009

Adults who have been out of school for a while and are wondering about a new career path can learn about their options in the “Returning to Learning” workshop designed by Bainbridge College (BC) Technical Studies Division and the BC Student Services Office.

There is no charge to attend.

The information session, sponsored by the Tech Studies Division, is designed for any person in the BC service area who is interested in training for a new career.

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It will be on Main Campus in Bainbridge Sept. 29 and the Early County Site (BCEC) in Blakely Oct. 6. Both will be from 5 to 7 p.m. and will provide information about available Tech Studies programs, admissions process, financial aid and have a question and answer period, said Beverly Thompson, coordinator of BC’s special populations program that works with non-traditional students.

The Bainbridge meeting will be in Tech Studies Building A, Room 681. Tech Studies Chair Barbara Stephens will give a brief introduction; Admissions Director Connie Snyder will explain the admissions process; Beth Harrell will explain Financial Aid and Christina Jackson-Belin will describe Tech Studies programs offered.

The BCEC event will be in Room 124. BCEC Director Joan Simpson will describe technical studies programs available in Blakely; Lori Haddock will discuss admissions, and Natasha Hudson, financial aid.