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 Table of Contents:
 Progressive Careers…………….......................................3
 Creative Minds……………….........................................13
 Active Bodies…………………........................................14
 Business Resource Center…….....................................16
 Off-Campus Offerings………........................................17



The Outreach Services Office       New Featured Programming
provides a wide variety of         • Getting Listed on Google (Pg. 5)
services to our region. We offer   • Using Social Networking to Grow
                                     Your Business (Pg. 5)
courses to help build your
                                   • Nursing Seminars with CEUs (Pgs. 8,9 & 10)
career as well as courses that
                                   • Pharmacy Technician Program (Pg. 8)
are just plain fun! Our Business   • Medical Assistant Program (Pg.8)
Resource Center also offers a      • Women’s Appreciation Series (Pg. 11)
variety of classes and services    • Self Defense (Pg.14)
specifically designed to help
entrepreneurs move ahead.

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               PROGRESSIVE CAREERS



                      Technology-Based Courses
Are you looking for ways to improve your career? Do you feel you would be more
 marketable as an employee if you had a better understanding of today’s software
  technology? Let us help you achieve your goals by introducing you to a wide
variety of programs that will enhance your skills, improve your efficiency, and, as
                a result, make you more effective in the workplace.
                    Each of these courses will be held in the
            Outreach Services Classroom in the Seneca Building.

Microsoft Word 2007 – Level II
  What better way to continue your Microsoft Word education than with the newest
version of this dynamic piece of software. This course will cover how to create multi-page
reports using tables, inserting and modifying tables, creating tab stops, customizing
SmartArt, and optimizing the use of headers and footers. When you complete this course,
you will receive a functional take-home handout that you’ll find yourself using every day.
$49 per participant
Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 5:30 to 8:30 PM

Microsoft Word 2007 – Level III
  As a continuation of Microsoft Word Level II, this follow-up class will teach you how to
insert, resize and crop graphics and pictures into your documents. You will also be intro-
duced to the steps required for mail merging your documents. When you complete this
course, you will receive a functional take-home handout that you’ll find yourself using
every day.
$49 per participant
Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 5:30 to 8:30 PM

Microsoft Excel 2007 – Level II
  In Excel II, you will learn how to
format an Excel workbook and work-
sheet, be introduced to the concept of
cell alignment, explore the use of cell
borders to accentuate your worksheet
and modify the look of cell content,
and cover conditional formatting and
hiding worksheet data. Near the end
of class, you will be asked to pre-
pare your worksheet for printing as well as insert headers, footers and page numbers to
enhance the organization of your work. When you complete this course, you will receive a
functional take-home handout that will continue to help you every time you use Excel.
$49 per participant
Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 5:30 to 8:30 PM

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    Microsoft Excel 2007 – Level III
      In Excel III, you will be exposed to a more in-depth lesson on formulas and functions,
    including absolute, relative and mixed-cell addressing. You will work with more functions
    (if, date types, PMT, SUM, Average, Max, Min, and Count) and learn about the function
    arguments and syntax. When you complete this course, you will receive a functional take-
    home handout that will continue to help you every time you use Excel.
    $49 per participant
    Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 5:30 to 8:30 PM

    Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 – Level I
      Microsoft PowerPoint is an exceptional and powerful presentation tool. From text boxes
    and clip art to animations and multimedia, you will discover everything you need to
    create a dynamic and professional-looking slide show. All you need to bring to class is a
    desire to learn. When you complete this course, you will receive a functional take-home
    handout that will continue to help you every time you use PowerPoint.
    $49 per participant
    Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 5:30 to 8:30 PM



                               Professional Seminars
       Pitt-Bradford recognizes that the demands on the everyday professional are
        always changing. To help bridge the gap between practical skills and new
      information, we offer seminars that cover topics such as industry regulations,
       management-training techniques, safety procedures and much more. Glance
       through our upcoming offerings to determine the best seminars to help you
                become a more knowledgeable and effective professional.

    Grant Writing & Budget Issues
      These four, two-hour sessions will provide you with your own means to an economic
    stimulus package. Learn how to use Internet searches to assist in finding funding sources,
    evaluate grant requirements and write grant-proposal requests. Near the end of this series,
    you will learn about the budget processes and issues that go hand in hand with grant
    writing.
    $99 per participant
    Tuesdays, January 5, 12, 19, 26, 2010, 5:30 to 7:30 PM
    Outreach Services Classroom – Seneca Building

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Getting Listed on Google
  Is your Web site missing out on valuable visitors because of a lack of search engine vis-
ibility? With more and more people turning to the Internet (and search engines) as sources
of information, it is vital that your Web site is search engine friendly. Your Web site can be
a tremendous marketing tool, but remember, a Web site needs to be marketed, too. Learn
the basics of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to begin increasing traffic to your Web site
from Google and the other major search engines.
$29 per participant
Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 5 to 8 PM
Swarts Hall, Room 105
(Chamber of Commerce members receive a $5 discount)

Creative Problem Solving
  Join us and try this innovative approach to problem solving. You will work as individu-
als and in groups to establish an open-minded approach toward ideas, the establishment
of creative solutions, and the ability to recognize and define problems as they arise in your
workplace. By the end of this short seminar, you will leave with the confidence to deal
with difficult and complex problems as they arise.
$99 per participant
Friday, February 26, 2010, 8 AM to Noon
Outreach Services Classroom – Seneca Building

Using Social Networking to Grow Your Business or Organization
  Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn … the list goes on and on. Social networking sites
can be overwhelming. With the growing volume of users, your business or organization
can benefit greatly from the use of social networking. Before jumping right in, learn how
to create an effective social media marketing strategy that not only helps to grow your
business but also does not halt productivity in the workplace. We will cover the social
networking trends, tools, strategies and what policies should be implemented for your
business or organization.
$29 per participant
Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 5 to 8 PM
Swarts Hall, Room 105
(Chamber of Commerce members receive a $5 discount)




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    Building an Effective Tourism Web site
      Web sites are the No. 1 marketing tool for small tourism businesses, yet many tourism
    businesses in the Pennsylvania Wilds region underutilize their Web sites or have no online
    presence. Outfitters, guides, liveries, artisans, restaurants, stores, lodges and other tourism
    businesses that want to improve their Web presence are encouraged to attend this free
    workshop.
      Participants in this free two-hour workshop will be shown examples of tourism business
    Web sites from around the PA Wilds region that have gotten real results and hear what
    these small-business owners have to say about building an effective Web site, costs and
    more. In the second half of the workshop, PennTAP will explain basic Web site layout,
    search engine optimization and why these things are critical for a successful Web site.
    Free & open to the public; please call to register in advance
    Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 5 to 7 PM
    Mukaiyama University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons

    Human Resources:
    The Americans with Disabilities Act: Your Guide to Compliance
    *Six Approved Credit Hours by HRCI for PHRH, SPHR & GPHR
      Although the ADA statute has been around for 13 years, it is still one of the most
    misunderstood laws. If you have any questions concerning reasonable accommodations,
    the definition of a disability, undue burden, or what questions are appropriate concerning
    disabilities during an interview, this seminar is for you.
      Employers need to know what their obligations are and what actions need to be taken in
    order to comply with the ADA. You will learn how to ensure compliance with the
    overlapping and sometimes conflicting Worker’s Compensation System and Family
    Medical Leave Act. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and interact
    in discussions with the presenter and other course participants. This course is ideal for
    employers, HR professionals, front-line supervisors, small-business owners, rehabilitation
    professionals, or anyone who wants to learn more about the ADA and reasonable
    accommodations in the workplace.
    $159 for PHRH, SPHR, or GPHR individuals seeking CEUs
    $59 for participants not seeking CEUs
    Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 8:15 AM to 4 PM
    Mukaiyama University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons

    Health Care:
    The Basics of Patient Safety
    *Five PA Nursing contact hours available with this seminar
      This class will assist the health care worker to deliver care that is safe, effective,
    patient-centered, timely, efficient and equitable. The challenge to re-design health care
    delivery requires nursing skill, teamwork, and new ways of relating to patients and f
    amilies.
    $69 per participant (lunch will be provided)
    Saturday, April 10, 2010, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Mukaiyama University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons




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Oil & Gas:
OSHA Oil & Gas Industry–Safety Seminar
*New Targeted Information
  This intense, one-day training program for supervisors and safety directors will review
regulations and OSHA industry standards by addressing topics such as excavation, site
preparation, service rig attention, HAZ-COM, and emergency management situations.
$45 per participant (includes lunch)
Friday, April 30, 2010, 9 AM to 4 PM
Swarts Hall, Room 162

Oil & Gas Free Seminar Series
Marcellus Drilling 201 –The Mechanics and Issues
Related to Development of This Natural Gas
  Tom Murphy, Penn State Cooperative Extension educator, energy development, will
provide an overview of Marcellus development, starting with the initial seismic studies,
leading to the actual drilling process, followed by the hydrofracing and ending with the
gas being produced and marketed. Although much of the presentation will deal with the
mechanics of the process, he will also cover many of the related issues such as workforce
needs, community impacts, the broader economics driving the Marcellus development,
and other related items that explain this emerging industry in large areas of PA.
Free & open to the public; please call to register
Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 6 – 8 PM
Location TBA

The Natural Gas Drilling and its Effect on Roads,
Bridges and Other Municipal Concerns
  Tim Ziegler, field operations specialist, Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies, and
Scott Sjolander, educator, Penn State Cooperative Extension, Crawford County, will be
presenting this program. They will be covering what effects natural gas drilling in the
county may have on roads, bridges and other infrastructure, and how parties may resolve
these issues.
Free & open to the public; please call to register
Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 6 – 8 PM
Location TBA

The Environment and Natural Gas Operations –
Minimizing Impacts to Forests and Wildlife
  Robert S. Hansen, Penn State Cooperative Extension educator, agriculture and forestry,
will discuss the importance of our natural environment, the changes natural-gas develop-
ment may bring to the environment and what can be done to minimize these impacts.
Free & open to the public; please call to register
Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 6 – 8 PM
Mukaiyama University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons



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                                  Certificate Programs
      Certificate programs are offered in a wide variety of areas such as health care,
      human resource, and information technology. Their purpose is to provide you
    with the skills you need in an organized, structured and professional manner that
    enable you to directly apply the skills you learn in the classroom to the work you
     do in your chosen career. All programs vary in duration and cost depending on
               the curriculum offered and the type of certificate you receive.

    Health Care
    Pharmacy Technician Certification Program - NEW!!
      This comprehensive program will prepare you to enter the pharmacy field and take
    the Pharmacy Technician Certification
    Board’s PTCB exam.
    Technicians work in hospitals,
    home-infusion pharmacies, community
    pharmacies and other health care
    settings – working under the supervi-
    sion of a registered pharmacist. Course
    content includes learning medical
    terminology specific to the pharmacy,
    reading and interpreting prescriptions,
    and defining drugs by generic and brand
    names. Students will learn dosage
    calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug
    compounding, dose conversions,
    prescription dispension, inventory
    control, and billing and reimbursement.
    $999 per participant (includes materials)
    Mondays and Wednesdays, January 25,
    27, February 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24,
    March 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 2010, 5:30 to 9 PM
    Outreach Services Classroom - Seneca
    Building

    Medical Administrative Assistant
    Program – NEW!!
      This course will prepare you to func-
    tion effectively in many of the administrative and clerical positions in the health care
    industry. Medical administrative assistant, medical secretary and medical records clerk are
    all positions in great demand. This program covers important background information on
    medical terminology, insurance billing and coding, medical ethics, customer service and
    legal aspects. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduc-
    tion to medical administration so that a student can gain the necessary skills required to
    obtain a medical administrative assistant position in the health care field.
    $999 per participant (includes materials)
    Mondays and Wednesdays, March 22, 24, 29, 31, April 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28,
    May 3, 5, 10, 2010, 5:30 to 9 PM
    Outreach Services Classroom - Seneca Building



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Medical Coding Certificate
 These skills are a must if you are currently working in the health care industry or
considering a career in a medical office. This sequence of noncredit courses will prepare you to sit
for the American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) Certified Coding
Associate Exam. Courses will be held via interactive television on Thursdays from 6 to 9 PM
between Pitt-Bradford, Outreach Services Classroom on the 2nd floor of the Seneca Building, and
St. Marys Community Education Council in Room 202.
*It’s not too late to register for this program if you have completed
Medical Terminology within the last three years.

Anatomy & Physiology – 12-week course (36 hours)
 As an introduction to Anatomy & Physiology, this course begins with the cellular level
and progresses into the skeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory and muscular systems.
Pre-requisite: Medical Terminology or permission of the instructor.
$559 plus materials
Thursdays, January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 2010

CPT/HCPCS Coding – 17-week course (51 hours)
  This course provides a basic introduction to the format of CPT codes as well as CPT
coding conventions. It will also offer you an opportunity to demonstrate different ways
to locate CPT codes through the use of the codebook’s index. We will offer you ways to
ensure accurate code assignment through the application of coding guidelines from the
AMA and CMS. Finally, this course will help you delineate the documentations necessary
for code assignment. Pre-requisite: Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology or
permission of the instructor.
$789 plus materials
Thursdays, April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24,
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 2010

ICD-9 Coding – 17-week course (51 hours)
  Learn how coding procedures relate to medical reimbursement and office operations.
You will gain a complete understanding of the process and the correct procedure used for
coding. The class is designed to help the beginning coder learn and understand the
concept of coding. Pre-requisite: Diagnosis & Procedure CPT / HCPCS Coding or
permission of the instructor.
$789 plus materials
Thursdays, August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28,
November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16, 22, 2010

           Coming this summer – Medical Transcription course.




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     Human Resources
     SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) –
     Essentials of Human Resources
       This course is ideal if you’re seeking an introductory professional development course in
     the human resources field. It prepares you for the day-to-day roles and responsibilities of
     a human resource professional. You will network and interact with your peers and learn
     how to handle challenging HR issues. The course is equally important for an introduction
     to HR or for the seasoned professional who wants to boost his or her management skills.
     Well-qualified instructors will provide an informative and challenging experience.
     $495 per participant
     Saturdays, March 13, 20, 27, April 10, 17, 2010, 9 AM – Noon
     Outreach Services Classroom – Seneca Building

     Paralegal
     Paralegal Assistant Certificate Program - Online
       This certificate program is an online, 12-month, five-class, entry-level program. The
     program will provide a comprehensive overview of paralegal roles and responsibilities.
     You will need a high school diploma or GED or be in the legal profession seeking
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     advancement or a career change. You will have weekly telephone and/ e-mail contact
     with your professor along with weekly class assignments. You must successfully complete
     all five classes to receive a certificate. You do not need to enroll in the certificate course
     to take individual courses. Course titles are Paralegal Research, Paralegal Jurisprudence,
     Paralegal Litigation, Paralegal Management, and Paralegal Career.
     For more information, visit www.paralegalstudies.com
     $195 per course
     Courses begin on February 4, April 1, June 3, September 16,
     and November 4, 2010, respectively.
     Students are given seven weeks to complete each course.
     All classes are held online. Call for registration and access information


     Women’s Appreciation Series
     Pitt-Bradford is pleased to bring you the 2010 Women’s Series. Join women like yourself this spring
     by enrolling in any or all of these courses as you experience all the delights of being an empowered
     female -- relaxation, creativity, strength, and mindfulness. We cannot wait to see you there. Take all
     four offerings for $75 or select any course and pay the advertised course fee.

     Wine Tasting at Flickerwood Winery
       Do yourself a favor and pencil this event into your calendar so you may enjoy a
     relaxing evening filled with music, conversation, and, of course, wine tasting at
     Flickerwood Winery in Kane, Pennsylvania. Not only will you be able to relax in good
     company, you will also enjoy the opportunity to sample six wines as well as tour
     Flickerwood’s beautiful facility.
     $3 per participant (includes your take-home wine glass and entertainment fees)
     Thursday, March 18, 2010, 6 to 7:30 PM
     Flickerwood Winery, Kane, PA
     www.flickerwood.com




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Tai Chi
  Every empowered woman understands the importance of a healthy body. Tai Chi, literally
translated to exercise (Tai) and life force or power (Chi), is a unique Asian health system
based on scientific and symmetrical movements. This art deals with the balance of body
movements in coordination with breathing methods. Tai Chi, a self defense martial art,
strives to create a balance between the inner and outer self, something all empowered
women strive for. Join us for an educational evening and learn the relaxing art of Tai Chi.
$5 per participant
Thursday, March 25, 2010, 6 to 8 PM
Large Group Instruction Room - Fretz Middle School
140 Lorana Avenue – Bradford, PA

Landscape Painting – Oils on Canvas
  A healthy dose of creativity is just what every woman needs from time to time. You will
be amazed at the beautiful piece of art work you can produce under your helpful
instructor’s eye. Cindy Nowacki has been teaching our Landscape Oil Painting class for
more than two years, and her students cannot get enough of her. Cindy will teach you
step-by-step instructions to paint in oils on canvas. This class will emphasize composition
through line, value, shape, color and edgework. Don’t worry; no painting experience is
necessary.
$69 per participant (paints, brushes and canvas are included)
Wednesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 1, 2010, 6 to 9 PM
1st floor – Seneca Building




Women’s Health Keynote Speaker: Enhancing Your Self-Care
   Women today tend to overextend themselves through work, family and their community.
They generally put their needs last or neglect them altogether. Your instructor Wendi Bator,
a clinical social worker at The Guidance Center in Bradford, believes in the importance of
self-care. Join her for this informative seminar and learn ways to manage the stress in your
life, enhance your self-care and awareness, and remind yourself how important you are to
your life.
$10 per participant
Thursday, April 8, 2010, 5:30 to 6:30 PM
Large Group Instruction Room - Fretz Middle School
140 Lorana Avenue – Bradford, PA
                *Remember – take all 4 classes for $75 and save!
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                            CREATIVE MINDS



     Arts & Crafts
     Hand-Painted Window Art
       Have you admired those beautiful hand-painted windows at craft sales and wanted to
     learn how to create them yourself? This course will teach you to do just that. Learn how
     to make an old window new again. In this class, you will receive step-by-step instructions
     on how to take an old window sash from its original state and create an outstanding piece
     of art that you can proudly display on your favorite wall. Your instructor, Cindy Nowacki,
     will teach you how to prep the window, transfer a pattern onto the glass and detailed
     instructions on painting the design. All supplies, including the window, will be provided.
     $59 per participant
     Thursday, March 11, 2010, 6 to 9 PM
     1st floor - Seneca Building

     Oil Painting
       During this two-night class our instructor, Cindy Nowacki, will teach you step-by-step
     instructions on how to paint in oils on canvas. This class emphasizes composition through
     line, value, shape, color and edgework. These elements are all part of the principles of
     design that help achieve the center of interest in a painting. No painting experience
     necessary – just plan to have fun.
     $69 per participant (paints, brushes and canvas are included)
     Monday, January 25, and Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 6 to 9 PM
     Monday, May 3, and Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 6 to 9 PM
     1st floor - Seneca Building

     Floral Design
       You will learn what materials and tools are needed
     to create beautiful centerpieces and decorations
     followed by a demonstration on how it all comes
     together. You will then be making your own corsage
     out of silk flowers to take home with you. No experience
     is necessary as your instructor will guide you in design
     and give you creative ideas to make this your very
     own. Come learn how you can keep your home decorated
     beautifully all year long at half the price by doing
     it yourself.
     $15 per participant
     (please bring scissors and wire cutters;
     all other materials will be provided)
     Wednesday, March 10, and Thursday, March 11, 2010,
     6 to 9 PM
     6th floor conference room – Seneca Building




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Fitness Class
  This popular exercise class, taught by Suzanne Dittman, will incorporate low-impact
aerobics, simple step exercises, weights, stretching and abdominal exercises to various
types of music. You are asked to provide your own 3-5 pound dumbbells; mats are
provided. There is a 20-person limit for each session.
$39 per session or sign up for both sessions for $69 and save.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 6:30 PM
Session 1 (8 weeks) – January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28,
February 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 2010
Session 2 (8 weeks) – March 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, April 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 2010
Sport & Fitness Center Dance Studio – Pitt-Bradford Campus

Self Defense
  This new exercise class will combine several types of martial arts so that you can learn
self defense and be prepared for any situation you may encounter. Your instructor, Susan
Everetts, is a 7th Dan Senior Master instructor and has been teaching martial arts since
1992. She is certified under the International Hosinsul Federation. One of her teaching
specialties is self defense, and she is very passionate about enabling individuals to take
control of their own well being. No matter what your age or physical strength, join Susan
and your classmates as you begin your journey of learning how to protect yourself, a skill
we should all have.
$15 per participant
Thursdays, April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 2010, 5:30 to 6:30 PM
5th floor ballroom – Seneca Building

Total Body Toning
  Do you want to lose those stubborn inches, target those problem areas on your body
and speed up that metabolism? Then come and join a total body workout with instructor
Rhonda Warner. During this 45-minute class, we will focus on toning the entire body and
target the core in every class. The music will motivate and energize you to get your body
ready for those summer months ahead. You will not only have fun, but you will pump up
that metabolism. Before you know it you will lose inches and see definition in your entire
body. You are asked to provide your own 3-5 pound dumbbells and mats.
$35 per session or sign up for both sessions and save $69.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 5 to 5:45 PM
Session 1 (8 weeks) – January 4, 6, 11, 13, 20, 25, 27,
February 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, March 1, 2010
Session 2 (8 weeks) – March 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31,
April 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 2010
5th floor ballroom – Seneca Building




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 Turbo Kick™
   Come and join the Turbo Kick™ party with instructor Rhonda Warner. Have a blast
 while dancing the pounds away to an upbeat music mix. Not only will you have a great
 time during this 60-minute, high-energy class, you will be sweating away any unwanted
 body fat and toning your muscles. TK class combines kickboxing, dancing, plyometrics,
 martial arts, toning and stretching moves. This class is demonstrated with both low- and
 high-intensity levels, so you can work out at your own personal fitness level. You are
 asked to provide your own exercise mats.
 $39 per session or sign up for both sessions for $69 and save.
 Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 PM
 Session 1 (8 weeks) – January 4, 6, 11, 13, 20, 25, 27,
 February 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, March 1, 2010
 Session 2 (8 weeks) – March 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31,
 April 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 2010
 5th floor ballroom – Seneca Building

 Wellness Program
   In an effort to promote healthy lifestyles in our community, Pitt-Bradford’s Outreach
 Services Office is pleased to offer again its popular Wellness Program. The program
 allows participants the opportunity to enroll in any 1-credit physical education class* and
 have full access to all the facilities offered in our state-of-the-art Sport & Fitness Center.
 This program is open only to participants 18 and older. You will be required to complete
 a one-hour student orientation program to familiarize yourself with the facility, rules and
 proper use of equipment. *Enrollment in any of the physical education classes is optional.
 $200 per participant
 For the duration of the Spring Term: January 4 to May 2, 2010
 * Courses are available as long as there is capacity after all credit-seeking Pitt-Bradford students are enrolled in
 these courses. Wellness Program students do not receive any academic credit for participation in any physical
 education courses through this program. There may be equipment and/or material fees associated with these
 programs. These fees will be the sole responsibility of the participants. Please note: This is a noncredit/personal
 development program




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        BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER




                    WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?

 Are you interested in starting your own business? Have you always wanted to
turn a hobby into a business? Do you want to work for yourself and set your own
 hours? Do you own your own business already but need to grow or expand? If
  so, then the Business Resource Center can help. In addition to pointing you in
           the right direction and answering your questions, we provide:

Business Plan Development – Our business consultant will help you by sending you a
workbook that will lead you, step by step, through the process of developing a business
plan. Then, you’ll meet with her so that the development of your plan can begin, and your
business can move forward.

Entrepreneur’s Club – Meet with other entrepreneurs and small-business owners every
other month and learn about issues that are important to you. Past club meetings have
featured topics like small-business financing, marketing, e-commerce, the Pennsylvania
Wilds, and how to read financial statements. This is an opportunity for networking and
learning from people who have experience in owning or starting their own business.

WEDnetPA – The Business Resource Center is a partner in this network and adminis-
ters Pennsylvania’s Guaranteed Free Training Program. This is a state-funded program
intended for manufacturing or IT-based industries to enable companies to train their
employees. To obtain information about this program or to see if your company qualifies,
call the Business Resource Center and ask for our director.

Workshops – We often schedule workshops that confront issues facing the entrepreneur
and small-business owner. Please access our Web site at www.upb.pitt.edu for the latest
schedule. If you have an idea for a workshop topic, please let us know.




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                                 OFF-CAMPUS



                                         OFF-CAMPUS
                   Courses will be held from 5 to 9 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays
                       at the Community Education Council in St. Marys.

     Learn the skills you need to succeed with these eight-hour computer classes. You will be
     able to concentrate on the software skills and tools you need most. $89 per participant



       Course Title                                    Dates

       Windows                                         January 19 & 21

       Word 1                                          February 2 & 4

       Word 2                                          February 9 & 11
       Excel 1                                         February 16 & 18

       Excel 3                                         February 23 & 25

       Access 1                                        March 16 & 18

       Access 2                                        March 23 & 25

       PowerPoint 1                                    March 30 & April 1

       PowerPoint 2                                    April 6 & April 8

     Introduction to Digital Photography
       This course will give beginning photographers and advanced hobbyists an in-depth tour
     of digital photography. You are encouraged to bring your camera, as we will learn how
     each function works and when to use them. Topics to be covered include composition,
     lighting and exposure. This class will start with learning the camera, then taking photos
     outdoors, getting the pictures from the camera to the computer and learning the basics of
     various photo editing software such as Adobe Photoshop CS3.
     $59 per participant
     Tuesday, January 26, and Thursday, January 28, 2010, 5 to 8 PM

     Microsoft Word for Seniors
       This class will help you become familiar with the Microsoft Word program. You will be
     given instruction on the very basic aspects of the program starting with “How do I set up
     a new page?” through, “How do I print my page?”
     $15 per participant
     Friday, January 29, 2010, 10 AM – Noon

     Using Social Networking to Grow Your Business
       Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn – the list goes on and on. Social networking sites
     can be overwhelming. With the growing volume of users, your business or organization
     can benefit greatly from the use of social networking. Before jumping right in, learn how



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to create an effective social media marketing strategy that not only helps grow your
business but does not halt productivity in the workplace. We will cover the social
networking trends, tools, strategies and what policies should be implemented for your
business or organization.
$29 per participant
Tuesday, March 2, 2010, 5 to 8 PM

Getting Listed on Google
  Is your Web site missing out on valuable visitors because of a lack of search engine
visibility? With more and more people turning to the Internet (more importantly search
engines) for their source of information, it is vital that your Web site is search engine
friendly. Your Web site can be a tremendous marketing tool, but remember a Web site
needs to be marketed, too. Learn the basics of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to begin
increasing traffic to your Web site from Google and the other major search engines.
$29 per participant
Thursday, March 4, 2010, 5 to 8 PM

Floral Design
  In this class you will learn about the basic tools needed to create a flower arrangement
and a bud vase, followed by a demonstration on how to actually design an arrangement.
The class consists of three parts: lecture, demonstration and hands-on.
$29 per participant
Tuesday, March 9, and Thursday, March 11, 2010, 5 to 8 PM

                     IT & Web Development Certificate
   This certificate is ideal for IT workers in all business settings. There are three
 classes within this certificate. This certificate will help you get your IT career
started. The noncredit classes are taught by instructors who have prior industry
                     experience as well as the proper credentials.
$89 per course. Saturdays, February 20, 27 and March 6, 2010, 9 AM to 4 PM
Technology of Computing
  IT professionals will encounter a variety of platforms in their career. The role of the
IT professional is to select, deploy, integrate and administer platforms or components
to support the organization’s IT infrastructure. This course covers the fundamentals
of hardware and software and how they integrate to form essential components of IT
systems.
Saturday, February 20, 2010, 9 AM to 4 PM

Adobe Dreamweaver
  This course will cover the basics of designing an attractive and efficient Web page for
your business or organization. Along with learning design concepts, you will also learn
how to use Dreamweaver to develop your page, work with text, add hyperlinks, add
images and use tables to streamline your Web page.
Saturday, February 27, 2010, 9 AM to 4 PM

Computer Security
This course is an introduction to the concepts of data security, including policies, attacks,
vulnerabilities, encryption, information states and forensics.
Saturday, March 6, 2010, 9 AM to 4 PM

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                           COMING SOON!



     Professional Development Conference for the Not-for-Profit Professional
     *Social Work CEUs available with this program
       This full-day conference is designed for professionals working in a not-for-profit
     setting. In addition to a keynote speaker, topics to be covered in your choice of four
     breakout sessions will include program evaluation, board development, succession
     planning, technology, team building, fundraising, volunteer recruitment, board
     governance and management skills. Join us for a relaxed informative day – breakfast
     and lunch are included.
     $59 per participant
     Friday, May 7, 2010, 8:30 AM to 4 PM
     Mukaiyama University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons

     Nurses Week Seminar
     *Six PA Nursing contact hours available with this seminar
       Join us during Nurses Week for a day geared toward your professional growth.
     Seminar presentations will include Everything Tubes, Pride in the Nursing Profession
     and Geriatric Care. Inquire within your place of employment and look for a direct
     mailing from Outreach Services for more detailed information soon.
     Cost per participant - TBD
     Friday, May 14, 2010, 8 AM to 4 PM
     Mukaiyama University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons

     Food Service
     ServSafe – Safe Food Handler Certification and Re-Certification Training
       Do you own or work in a restaurant, handle food on a daily basis, work at a school
     cafeteria, serve ice cream at a tasty freeze, serve food for a nonprofit agency or work as
     a food vendor at the county fair? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you
     may be required to have a food handling course. The Pennsylvania Department of
     Agriculture regulations state that a food-service establishment shall employ or
     designate at least one certified supervisory employee who has completed and passed
     an approved certification course. This ServSafe course meets this requirement.
     For new certifications: If you are new to the ServSafe program or if you have a
     certification that has expired, you will need to attend the full course—all three days.
     $199 per participant, includes textbook and exam fees
     For re-certification: If you have a current certification, you must attend the first and
     second days only...no exam is necessary.
     $99 per participant
     Dates, times and location will be announced. Call us for more details or look for
     information that will be mailed soon.


      Call or visit the Outreach Services Web site to get more information on these courses:
                                   ABCs of Green Building
                  Green Building for Professional Certification Course



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Registration
You can register by mail, phone or fax. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come,
first-served basis and are subject to class availability.
Payments, Refunds and Cancellations
Payments and/or billing arrangements must be made at the time of registration. You can pay for the program using
check, money order or credit card. Refunds will be issued if the course is cancelled by the University or if the course
is dropped before the cancellation deadline. Noncredit programs are subject to cancellation by the University for
justifiable reasons such as insufficient enrollment. If you need to cancel your registration for a noncredit program,
please notify Outreach Services 10 business days before the start of the program. If cancellation occurs
fewer than 10 business days before the start of the program, no refund will be issued.                                    19
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        300 Campus Drive
        Bradford, PA 16701
        www.upb.pitt.edu
        The Outreach Services Office provides a wide variety
        of services to the region. We help adult students fulfill
        their desire to enrich their lives by providing professional
        development and industry training. We help our regional
        industry partners by providing services to entrepreneurs
        and existing businesses, which includes business planning,
        business consulting and grants administration.
        Contact us today for more information or to register.
            • Call us at (814) 362-5078 or 1-800-872-1787
            • Mail registration form to Pitt-Bradford, Outreach Services,
              300 Campus Drive, Bradford, PA 16701
            • Fax registration form to (814) 362-0914
            • E-mail: reach@pitt.edu

								
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