A Class for Every New Year’s Resolution, Starting Now at SBCC School of Extended Learning

Now is the time to commit to 2018 resolutions by choosing among hundreds of eight-week, tuition-free classes beginning the week of January 16 at SBCC School of Extended Learning. Spring Semester runs January 16 through May 12 and features two eight-week sessions of tuition-free classes to enhance life skills in the arts, English, music, psychology and theater; and hundreds more tuition-free and fee-based classes to advance career and life skills starting every week throughout the semester.

Resolution #1:  Exercise My Mind

Turning Points in Thought from Film: For Older Adults, PSY NC023 / CRN 64391

8 Fridays, beginning January 19, 5:30 p.m.

Resolution #2:  Explore My Own Backyard

Santa Barbara History You Don’t Know – but Would Love to Ask!

4 Tuesdays, beginning February 7, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.   

Resolution #3:  Do Some Good

Mind and Supermind: How Selfless Service Can Transform You and the World

Monday, April 2, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

“Stepping into the classroom is like beginning a new adventure, and we have created a lineup of classes and instructors that deliver a rich experience to adult students from all walks of life,” said Dr. Melissa V. Moreno, Interim Vice President, School of Extended Learning. “Come join us to start your new year with friends old and new to explore the limitless possibilities!”

School of Extended Learning Spring Semester highlights:

  • Tuition-free classes for Older Adults in arts, English, music, psychology and theater
  • 15 new fee-based courses in life enhancement, including: Enjoy an Indian Brunch; Yoga Plus; Electrify Your Presentations with Cinematic Storytelling; and Discover the Secret Language of Animal Tracks
  • 7 new certificates available through Career Skills Institute including Project Management, Social Media for Business, Harness the Cloud to Maximize Work Performance and more – endorsed by LinkedIn® and powered by Lynda.com
  • The popular Mind & Supermind lecture series returns on April 2 with How Selfless Service Can Transform You and the World. Drs. David and Bonnie Paul, founders of acclaimed nonprofit The Freedom to Choose Project, will share lessons learned through their work with thousands of men and women in medium to maximum security prisons over the past 13 years to help us all learn how foundational selfless service skills have the potential to transform both your life and the world around you.

Application and registration is required and can most conveniently be completed in person at the Wake Campus at 300 N. Turnpike Road or Schott Campus at 310 W. Padre St.. Registration is also available by phone at (805) 683-8200 or online at www.sbcc.edu/ExtendedLearning.

For more information about how to apply and register, click here.

About the SBCC School of Extended Learning

The School of Extended Learning responds to the diverse learning needs of the adult population in the Santa Barbara community by advancing career and life skills, and building bridges to credit.

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