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June 11, 2004

ULM Continuing Education Offers Classes for Summer

The Division of Continuing Education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will be offering several classes this summer.

A Pre-Licensing Course for Driving Motor Vehicles will be offered June 19, July 10 and 24 and August 7 and 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in room 100 of Stubbs Hall. Cost to attend one of these sessions is $25 and payment must be made by the Thursday before the class. Birth certificate and picture ID with signature are required. Students must be 17 years of age or older. Course will include highway regulatory laws, DWI laws, alcohol effects, driver responsibility and defensive driving.

Remodeling the Home will be offered June 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Strauss 107. Cost of the session is $75 and will be taught by Dr. June
Conway-Bruyninckx. An overview of the remodeling process and the decisions which can result in a well-planned project will be discussed. David Haynes will be teaching Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People on June 24 from 6-9:30 p.m. in Biedenharn 129. Cost is $39 for students and
$49 for adults plus $25 for book and CD. Students will experience the joy of the piano and learn easy chord piano techniques. If students can find Middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, they can learn to play any song, style or key.

Introductory Boat Building-Canoes and Pirogues will be offered at two different times on Thursdays starting July 8 through August 12 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. or 6:30-9 p.m. in Bry Hall 112. Cost is $60. The entry level class will be taught by Gene Hayes and will look at the basic elements of
boat design, the use of fiberglass reinforced wood as a building material, and at least two techniques for building small, light-weight that could be
easily car topped to area waterways. The class will participate in the building of a 14-foot pirogue. Private Investigator Training will be offered by Henry Bennett July 22-25 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in room 2-105 of the Administration Building. Cost for the four-day session is $300 and will cover such topics as surveillance, witness interviews, information gathering and research laws involving privacy issues. This course is required for a Louisiana license. An eight-hour Private Investigator Recertification session required for yearly license renewal will be offered July 24 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. in room 2-105 of the Administration Building and will cost $80.

For more information about any of these classes or to register call the ULM Division of Continuing Education at 342-1030.

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