For Immediate Release
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August 26, 1999
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Going Back To School Isnít Just For Kids

Indiana University Northwest offers a variety of adult education classes that focus on career development, business, computers and personal development. Without having to go through formal admissions procedures, classes are offered on the main campus and at IU Northwest off-campus sites in Portage and Schererville.

Pharmacy Technician Training, Understanding Insurance Billing and Fitness Instructor Training are among the courses offered that can help an individual develop their career. Other classes to help grow a career include Accounting Basics, Payroll Records and Procedures, Medical Terminology, Unit Secretary, Developing a Childcare Program, Early Childhood Inclusion, Image Management Consultant, Voice-Overs and Income, Coaching, Tax Practitioner Institute, and Personal Trainer Certification.

If you are in business, courses such as Hiring the Right Person, How To Deal With Difficult People, Professional Writing Skills, Supervision Workshop Writing Grant Proposals and The Essentials of Fundraising and Customer Service help develop skills that can make a positive difference in a work environment.

Computer knowledge will be even more necessary in the new millennium. From understanding computers to learning software programs and web design, to a series of graphic design courses, individuals can increase their knowledge and creativity in a world that depends greatly on technology.

For those who just want to take a class for fun or to grow their spirit, classes that include Feng Shui, Floral Design, Landscaping, Calligraphy, Creative Journaling, Handmade Books and Cards, Soul Mate, Spanish, and Greek I are sure to brighten your day.

Divorce Ė Know Your Rights, Stress Reduction, Parent and Teen Rap, New Beginnings, Organ Transplantation and Pet Care 2000 can help ensure quality of life for individuals going through transition or in helping loved ones. 

Through the IU Northwest Division of Continuing Studies, adult education classes for the fall semester are scheduled at various times from September through December. Registration is available by phone, mail, fax and e-mail. For more information on IU Northwest adult education classes, to register for a class or to obtain a copy of a free brochure, telephone 1-800-437-5409, ext. 6806 or 219-980-6806, or e-mail

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