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CPR class at Vandalia Campus
Would you know what to do if one of your co-workers, friends or family members was choking or suddenly collapsed? This could be a life or death situation that requires knowledge and skill to possibly save their life.
These skills can be learned in just a few hours time with the American Heart Association CPR course. This course is beneficial to babysitters, new parents, teachers, community groups or anyone else who wants to know how to react in a critical situation.
This class will be held Friday, Sept. 27, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus.
You can sign up for this 0.5 credit hour course, PARM 111, by calling the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the admissions office on the main campus at 545-3040.
“If the date and time does not fit your schedule, we are willing to work with you,” said Lucinda Spencer, KC’s AHA Training Center faculty and paramedicine coordinator. “Just email me with a time that would be better.
“If you have a group of eight or more, I am willing to come to your location at a date and time that you prefer to do this class.”
For more information, contact Spencer at 618-545-3431 or email her at lspencer@kaskaskia.edu.

Cake decorating class in Vandalia
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a cake decorating course at the Vandalia Campus on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The registration number for this class is COED 5439 VA01W.
Students will learn the basics of cake decorating, as well as how to make icing and the importance of icing consistency.
Students can expect to learn how to make decorative icing flowers, figure piping and lattice work. The making of novelty and specialty cakes will also be addressed.
The cost is $45, but students over 60 may register for supply cost of $25.
For more information or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255. All students must pre-register for this class.

Computer College Part I
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a Computer College Part I course at the Vandalia Campus on Tuesday afternoons Sept. 17-Oct. 22, from 2-4:30 p.m.  The registration number for this class is LLI 7020 VA01D.
This hands-on computer course gives novice computer users the opportunity to become a seasoned intermediate computer user.
Students will learn the components and parts of a computer. Computer terms – as well as how to create, print and save documents, and personalize the desktop – will be discussed.
Students will become familiar with MS Windows, Word and Excel. Internet and basic email accounts and functions will be presented and discussed.
The cost $111, but students over 60 may register at no cost.
For more information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255. All students must pre-register for this class.

PC repair and troubleshooting
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a PC repair and troubleshooting class at the Vandalia Campus on Saturdays, Sept. 21 and 28, from 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m.  The registration number for this class is LLI 7027 VA01W.
Students will learn to identify, by appearance and function, each of his or computer’s components, as well as dozens of proven preventive measures to protect valuable electronics and irreplaceable data from disaster. Learn what to do when disaster strikes.
Some computer experience is required. The cost is $55.50, but students over 60 may register at no cost.
For further information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255. All students must pre-register for this class.

Pencil drawing class
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a pencil drawing course at the Vandalia Campus on Thursdays, Sept. 19-Oct. 3, from 6-8 p.m.
The registration number for this class is COED 7003 VA01E.
Students will learn how to use charcoals for rendering subjects such as still lifes and landscapes, and focus on color, harmony and composition. A list of supplies will be furnished to students.
The cost is $30, but students over 60 may register at no cost.
For further information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255. All students must pre-register for this class.

Late starting classes online
Kaskaskia College will offer late-starting fall classes online, starting in October.
These classes are designed with the student’s busy schedule in mind and are held so the student can stay on track toward meeting their educational goals.
The classes include:  Introduction to Art, Microbiology, International Business Management, Business Communications, English Composition 102, World Geography, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Intro to Contemporary Math, Human Health and Wellness, Air and Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical Terminology, Intro to Music in America, Music Appreciation, Core Values and Ethical Decision Making, Atmospheric Science, Life Span Growth and Development, Marriage and the Family, Sociology, and Fundamentals of Speech .
All classes will start Oct. 14.  For more information, or to register, contact the Kaskaskia College Admissions Office at 545-3040.

Machine quilting class at KC Vandalia Campus
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a machine quilting course at the Vandalia Campus on Wednesdays, October 10, 17 and 24, from 6-9 p.m.
The registration number for this class is COED 5440 VA01E.
Beginning quilting will examine all of the necessary tools for hand and machine piecing of quilt blocks. Each week, the tools and their use will be demonstrated, as well as putting the cut fabric pieces into a block.
Participants will leave with all of the information needed each week to complete a block with ideas for a final product.
A portable sewing machine is required. The cost for students is $45, but students over 60 may register free of charge. A supply list will be provided the first class meeting.
For more information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255.
All students must pre-register for this class.

Spanish for health care workers class at KC Vandalia Campus
The Kaskaskia College Continuing/Community Education Department will offer a Spanish for health care workers” at the Vandalia Campus.
This course will be held on Saturdays, Oct. 5 and 12, from 9 a.m.-noon. The registration number for this class is PGAD 5321 VA01W.
The two-session class will provide resources in the area of medical Spanish terminology. Participants will be given names for diseases and conditions, and shown how to access medical terms in Spanish online. The instructor will assist with phrases, parts of the body, names of diseases and procedures.
The cost for this course is $30, but students over 60 may register free of charge.
For further information, or to register, call the Vandalia Campus at 283-1780 or the Kaskaskia College Community Education Department at 545-3255. All students must pre-register for this class.