Goucher offers selection of non-credit courses

January 05, 1992

Goucher College's Center for Continuing Studies will offer a wide selection of informal non-credit courses this spring. Highlights include a four-week session on personal investment for the 1990s and a seminar on May 6 with noted wine expert and author Robert Parker.

Courses added to the curriculum are:

The Great "isms" of Modern Art": This course will approach modern art as a means of conveying ideas suitable to the conditions of the 20th century. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., March 5-25. Fee: $40 for the session ($15 per evening).

Investment Strategies for the 1990's: Participants will explore low-risk investments such as U.S. government bills, bonds, money markets, higher risk growth stocks, medium and long-term bonds, and stock options. Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 23 to May 14. Fee: $45.

Life Drawing: This course will review basic concepts before moving on to more advanced concerns such as the use of light and shadow to create form, and the importance of anatomy in defining structure. A live model will be used in every session. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 22 to May 27. Fee: $100.

Wine Seminar: Noted wine expert and author Robert Parker will tell how you, too, can become a wine expert. Enrollees must be at least 21 years old. May 6, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fee: $25.

For a free brochure or to register, call the Center for Continuing Studies at (410) 337-6200.

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Registration for graduate courses for the spring semester at Western Maryland College will continue through Jan. 27. Classes begin Feb. 3, with a spring recess scheduled for March 13 through March 22. The semester will end May 15.

Late registration (with instructor's approval) begins Jan. 28.

Western Maryland's graduate offerings feature master's programs in the liberal arts and sciences.

Interested persons may obtain information by contacting the Office of Graduate Affairs at (410) 857-2500 or, from Baltimore, (410) 876-2055.

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Applications for renewable Western Maryland College Scholar Grants for as much as total tuition coverage will be accepted by the college's admissions office through Feb. 15. To be eligible, the applicant must be a high school senior with an outstanding academic record and SAT scores well above the national average. Awards may also be based on exceptional talent in music, art, drama, writing, leadership, and community service.

Scholar Grants are available in six different packages ranging from $2,000 to full tuition. Each is renewable on an annual basis, with the full-tuition scholarship valued at more than $50,000 if renewed over four years.

Several other endowed scholarships are available from Western Maryland, awarded both on the basis of need and merit.

Additional information on applying for admission may be obtained by contacting the WMC Office of Admissions, at (410) 857-2230; (410) 876-2055, Ext. 230 (from Baltimore); or (800)

638-5005 (toll-free, out-of-state).

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Registration will continue through Jan. 29 for spring classes at Catonsville Community College. The CCC spring session is from Feb. 3 to May 17.

New and returning students can visit the CCC main campus, 800 S. Rolling Road, for walk-in registration Jan. 13-16 from noon to 7 p.m. in Room K-100. Arena registration will be held Jan. 28 and 29 from noon to 7 p.m. in the gymnasium (L Building).

Walk-in registrations will also be accepted at the CCC Northwest College Center, 110 Painters Mill Road, Jan. 13-16 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call (410) 363-4111 for information.

CCC's Campfield Center, 6834 Alter Street, will hold registration on Jan. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Call (410) 653-9540 for information.

Carroll Community College, a branch of Catonsville Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, will conduct registration Jan. 13-16 and Jan. 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call (410) 876-9600 for information.

Registration at CCC's Hunt Valley College Center, 11350 McCormick Road, Hunt Valley Plaza III, Suite 100, will be held Mondays to Fridays, Jan. 6-24, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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