Goodwin College Offers Free Educational Opportunities to Senior Citizens

Goodwin College has expanded its offerings for Adult Continuing Education, a program that provides learning opportunities free of charge to area seniors.

The College is now enrolling residents for courses beginning on Friday, July 19. All ACE classes are open to those throughout the community ages 55 and up who are eager to broaden their knowledge and take courses in a college setting,

Classes are held at Goodwin College, One Riverside Drive, and at the East Hartford South End Senior Center, 70 Canterbury St. Courses are offered through the Spring, Summer, and Fall. For GPS purposes, attendees should route to 211 Riverside Drive, East Hartford, for all classes offered at the College.

Goodwin is offering four different courses during the summer:

Computer 101: Boot Camp (Basic Computer Skills): Friday, July 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Goodwin College, Room 411

Using Excel at Home (Working with Simple Spreadsheets: The Basics of Microsoft Office Excel): Saturday, July 20, 9-11 a.m., East Hartford South End Senior Center

Connecticut Geology: Friday, July 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Goodwin College, Room 411

Long Term Care/Dementia and Coping with Caregiver Placement: Saturday, July 27, 9-11 a.m. East Hartford South End Senior Center

The teachers who will be conducting these courses have a wealth of knowledge in the classes they are teaching and are excited to share their expertise.

Preregistration is required for all classes. Anyone interested in taking a course or in teaching should contact ACE Coordinator Mary Ginnetti at

ACE first launched in September of 2012, seeking to give seniors and residents age 55 and older an avenue for continuing to learn and be academically active.

Posted on July 3, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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