Fifteen topics, ranging from Spanish in 20 minutes a day to exploring southern Appalachian nature, are all part of the summer offering during Lees-McRae College’s annual summer enrichment program.
If you are looking for opportunities to learn new skills while thoroughly enjoying yourself, Lees-McRae’s series of enrichment courses may be right for you.
Designed for the general public, the summer enrichment courses are offered between June 18 and July 26.
The topics, listed by the date of the first class and the instructor, are:
- June 18 – Spanish in 10 Minutes a Day – Rachel Chrane
June 18 – Contemporary and Modern Poetry – Craig Deininger
June 18 – Exploring Southern Appalachian Nature – Dr. Stewart Skeate
June 25 – Clogging: Dance of the Appalachians – Stacey Trivett
June 25 – Creative Writing: Language as a Window to Experience – Craig Deininger
June 26 – Beginning Tap – Stacey Trivett
July 9 – Comparative Mythology – The Myths: Alive and Well in the Present – Craig Deininger
July 9 – Square and Contra Dancing - Dr. Warren Doyle
July 9 – Scottish Culture, Landscape and Whisky – Dr. Fiona Chrystall
July 9 – Couple Dancing – Dr. Warren Doyle
July 13 – Nonprofit Management 101 – Kacy Crabtree
July 16 – Managing Life and Career Transitions – Kacy Crabtree
July 16 – Awakening Your Creative Self – Kacy Crabtree
July 16 – The Appalachian Trail – Dr. Warren Doyle
July 23 – Iraq: Noble Effort in Democracy or Misguided Replay of Crusades? – John Mosbey
Each course requires a $50 registration fee and some courses may require materials or an additional fee for specialized course needs.
“The summer enrichment courses at Lees-McRae College are about life-long learning. We never stop being students because of the joy we experience when learning something new. Our courses provide opportunities for personal growth, creative expression, interaction with others, and pure fun – chances to discover your inner poet, dancer, scientist, or world explorer!” said Provost Dr. Debra Thatcher.
For more information, please contact Tammy Franklin in the Lees-McRae College Academic Affairs Office at (828) 898-8738 or visit www.summer.lmc.edu for information on all of Lees-McRae’s summer programs.