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JWCC creates certificate in College for Life program

Posted: Jul. 14, 2018 12:01 am Updated: Jul. 15, 2018 12:00 am

QUINCY -- JWCC has created a three-year certificate to continue the College for Life program.

The 18-course certificate is available for continuing CFL students and new students taking courses for the first time.

The certificate includes core and elective courses such as personal finance, healthy foods/fitness, positive communication, drama/dance, bell choir, German, healthy relationships, work readiness, first year college experience and person-centered planning.

JWCC collaborates with community groups for classroom instruction and partners include Blessing Health System, Quincy Community Theatre and Western Illinois Center for Independent Living.

New instructors are being sought. Cost for each course is $250, and some may have additional fees for supplies.

It is recommended that prospective students meet with Michele Westmaas, the program's coordinator, to discuss their needs and abilities before registration. Westmaas can be reached at 217-641-4340 or mwestmaas@jwcc.edu. More information is at www. jwcc.edu/collegeforlife.

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