Are you open to keeping your mind active and alert? Are you ready for a “mind adventure” and a little personal enrichment or career advancement?

Metro State University Denver has a new continuing education program titled “LearnOn.”  Offerings include non-credit, evening classes in US wines, a class on starting a for-profit or non-profit business, or even a class on Spanish for travel and fitness after 50.  MSU has a variety of options that might appeal to you.  Classes will be starting in February, with LearnOn classes spread throughout October through December.  The LearnOn program features  evening, 6 – 8 pm, one – four sessions, two hours per session classes that will appeal to the broader Denver metropolitan community members.

AARP members and their guests will receive 15% off on MSU Denver LearnOn classes.

Discover new interests with Metro State University Denver’s new continuing education program, LearnOn.

Classes include:

 

Monday, September 11: Personal Enrichment: Nighttime Photo Safari, 6 -8 PM – Metro State University

Learn how to take stunning and mysterious photographs at night.  Using a digital camera, you’ll learn basic functions and fun tricks to make your night and low-light photographs come to life!

Register here and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Tuesday, September 12: Career Advancement – “It Does Compute” – Computer Basics, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Do you have a new computer that is gathering dust because you do not know how to use it?  This course will cover the basics that all personal computer users need to know!

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Wednesday, September 13: Career Advancement – Finance and Accounting for Small Businesses, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Accounting can be intimidating, but it is an important part of any business venture.  This course will help you learn small business finance/accounting in a simple and fun format.

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Monday, September 11: Personal Enrichment: Retirement Planning for Everyone, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

It’s estimated that 47% of individuals have little if any amounts saved for retirement.  This class will cover retirement savings accumulation and retirement income, planning strategies, Medicare, retiree health plan options, and much more so that you can plan for a positive retirement experience.

Register here  and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

 

Thursday, September 21: Personal Enrichment: Interpersonal Communication, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Learn how to build healthy interpersonal relationships with family, friends and coworkers.  This class will cover basic concepts and theories to grow your understanding of interpersonal relationships, emotional intelligence and awareness of the self.

Register here  and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Tuesday, September 26: Career Advancement – Websites, Web Logs and Clouds, Oh My!, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

You use email and you’re a social networking guru, but now you want to know how to create your own web sites and blogs, as well as use the internet cloud tools in efficient and effective ways.  This course is for you!  We will create a web site, a blog and use Google accounts to create documents, polls and upload videos.

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Wednesday, October 4: Cooking and Baking with Beer, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Jump on one of the most beloved trends in the culinary world today – cooking and baking with beer!  Learn how to select beer for a specific dish, how the flavor of beer transforms in the cooking process and more!

Register here and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Wednesday, October 4: Personal Enrichment: Politics of Civil Rights, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

The United States has a long storied history in the struggle for civil rights.  Examine the role that economics plays in society, its impact on various racial and religious communities, and discuss current case law and Supreme Court positions on key civil rights issues.

Register here and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Thursday, October 5: Personal Enrichment: U.S./ Russian Relations and the Future of Atlantic Cooperation, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

This course will examine US – Russia relations beginning with Vladimir Putin’s accent to power and focus on issues including US – Russian cooperation, US democracy promotion efforts, Russia’s interference in the domestic affairs of former Soviet republics and more.

Register here and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Tuesday, October 10: Career Advancement – Reconsidering Your Career, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

This course will provide an overview of the key components that come with changing your career path, as well as common obstacles to success.  Learn how to identify transferable skill, research occupations and make realistic plans when planning a career change.

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Tuesday, October 10: Career Advancement – What’s the Good Word? Best Use of Word on Your Computer – Metro State University

This small and relaxed class will help you get fancier with “Word” on your computer.  Create tables, insert graphics and explore other Word features that you may not have even known existed!  Classes are hands-on in a computer lab.

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Wednesday, October 18: Personal Enrichment: Immigration, Family Disruption, and Mental Health, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Immigration involves inherent risks, including severing ties with community, family and friends, which challenges emotional well-being.  This course will explore the personal, social, economic and political effects of immigration through the class text, an on-campus lecture and a follow up discussion.

Register here and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Monday, October 23: Personal Enrichment: Spanish for Travel, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Designed for beginners, this introduction to basic conversational Spanish for personal travel helps build the confidence to communicate directly with locals when traveling in Spain, Latin America or any region where Spanish is the dominant language.  This course includes 8 hours of in-class time, along with 16 hours of self-guided activities that you can complete at your own pace.

Register here and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Tuesday, October 24: Career Advancement – Unlocking Personal EXCEL-lence, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

EXCEL is a versatile program that is finding its way into everyday lives.  This course will show you how to use EXCEL in a variety of ways – from maintaining a personal budget to creating the layout of a home garden.  Sessions are held in a computer lab, so you will get plenty of “hands-on” time.

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Wednesday, October 25: Personal Enrichment: The Art of the Theatre, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Live theatre can be entertaining, suspenseful and thought-provoking.  This course will explore playwriting, acting, directing and designing through discussion and one-on-one activities, as well as the opportunity to attend a dress rehearsal with the MSU Denver Theatre Department.

Register here and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Wednesday, November 1: Career Advancement – The Basics of Graphic Design, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Interested in learning more about graphic design?  This class will help you grow your creative and technical skills to create eye-catching posters and other graphic layouts.

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Thursday, November 2: Career Advancement – Smart Women, Smart Negotiator, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Smart women who know how to gain control and empower themselves at the office and at home are smart negotiators.  Learn ten empowering negotiation techniques that you can immediately apply to improve your relationships- both professionally and personally.

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Tuesday, November 14: Personal Enrichment: U.S. Wine: Washington, Oregon, New York, and Colorado, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

This course will focus on the major wines and wine-producing regions of Washington, Oregon, New York and Colorado.  Come learn the basics of each state’s world-class offerings and taste great examples of each.

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Thursday, November 16: Personal Enrichment: Beginning Crocket, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Come explore the many wonders of crochet in a relaxed environment!  Learn how to read patterns, work beginner stitches and finish off a project.  Students will leave with a completed project, extra yarn an lot of ideas!

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Monday, November 27: Career Advancement – Starting a New For-Profit or Non-Profit, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

This interactive seminar will cover the fundamentals of starting either a for-profit or a not-for-profit venture.  Topics will include characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, narrowing down the audience or target market, determining the value to the end users, basics of marketing plan, finances and much more.

Register here and   select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

 

Tuesday, November 28: Personal Enrichment: Fitness After 50, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

This three-day course combines lecture, discussion and demonstrations that will place an emphasis on goal setting, designing an exercise program and establishing a routine for warm-up, balance core and strength training.  Come dressed in exercise attire and be ready to move!

Register here and select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

Wednesday, November 29: Personal Enrichment: Police/Community Relations, 6 – 8 PM – Metro State University

Explore the history of policing and how that influences police-community relationships today.  This course will provide a historical overview of policing in the United States that covers the political, professional and community policing eras.  We will explore how policing methods have shaped police-citizen interactions today, as well as technological advancements and new methodology to help improve policing.

Register here and  select Andrus2017 at registration type on online registration page,  or call 303-556-8320 and request state “Andrus2017” or email learnon@msudenver.edu with class name and state “Andrus2017”

AARP Members and Guests receive 15% off, normally priced at $80 and some may include an additional materials fee, for the MSU LearnOn Program (“Discount”)

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