SUNY Orange Introduces New Courses; Announces Classes at Newburgh Campus

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – New professional development and personal enrichment courses in topics such as Facebook for business, translation and interpretation, T’ai Chi and creative writing headline the fall and winter non-credit course schedule being offered by SUNY Orange’s Continuing and Professional Education division.

The earliest fall and winter courses begin in September with others starting at various times throughout the fall and early winter. A listing of available courses, including times, locations and fees, can be viewed at the College’s web site (www.sunyorange.edu/ce).

New professional development courses include: Green Facilities; Basic Income Tax 1,2,3; Start a Career in Translation and Interpretation; Promoting Your Organization; Facebook for Business; Become a Better Negotiator; and Writing for Newspapers. New personal enrichment courses include: Findings Making (making your own earring hooks, clasps and jump rings); T’ai Chi; Creative Writing; and dance classes such as Special Occasion Dances, Intro to Rhythm Dances, Intro to Smooth Style Dances and Intro to Ballroom Latin/Swing.

For contractors and others interested in expanding their knowledge of sustainability-related systems, the College will once again offer an array of green technologies courses, including Green Facilities Training; Intro to Photovoltaics Systems, which is recognized by NABCEP; The Business of Solar (Sales, Forms, Contracts and Feasibility); The 2011 NEC Requirements for Solar Photovoltaics; Electrical Wiring: Residential, Commercial & NEC; Photovoltaics Refresher Course; and Waste Management During Construction.

Students seeking to expand their horizons with an online course, the following classes are available: Medical Transcription, Medical Coding and Billing, Medical Transcription Editor, Medical Transcription Editor Supplement, Social Media For Business Series, Facebook for Business and Spanish for the Medical Professional.

A variety of SUNY Orange’s non-credit courses are also offered at the Newburgh campus, with the following professional development and enrichment courses headlining the lineup: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint; Child Abuse Identification and Reporting; Waste Management During Construction; Intervention and Prevention of School Violence; Beginning Guitar; Conversational Spanish; American Sign Language; and Creative Writing.

For more information, please call (845) 341-4890 or email cape@sunyorange.edu.

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Mike Albright
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Middletown, NY 10940