MCALLEN, RGV – UT-Rio Grande Valley Continuing Education, a division of Academic Affairs, is inviting the public to attend a series of free open house sessions every Friday at the McAllen Teaching Site next to La Plaza Mall.

The actual address is #1100, 1800 S. Main. Parking is free and no permit is required.

Jayshree Bhat

“Anyone interested in continuing their education can stop by any time between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Friday to tour our facility and learn more about the continuing education courses and programs coming this fall,” said Jayshree Bhat, director of UTRGV Continuing Education.

“Whether you’re looking to explore an interest, develop new skills, or change careers, UTRGV Continuing Education can help you get on the path to success with our extensive range of courses and programs.”

An additional attraction is that those who come along can enter to win discount coupons (up to 50 percent off of select courses including the UTRGV Continuing Education healthcare certificate programs. Those that attend the open house will also get a course info pack and the chance to win other prizes.

On Sept. 1, the focus will be on College Test Prep Courses. On Sept. 8, the focus will be on Online Self-Paced Courses

Among the scheduled courses for Fall 2017 are:

Certificate Programs

* Certified Public Manager: 2017-2018 Track 3: 08/18 (McAllen)
* Paralegal Certificate Course: 09/09 (McAllen)
* Certificate in Video Editing: 09/16 (McAllen)
* Personal Trainer Certification: 09/16 (McAllen)
* Certificate in Human Resources Management: 10/02 (McAllen), 09/05 (Brownsville)09/05

Healthcare Courses

* Pharmacy Technician Program: 08/12 (Brownsville), 10/21 (McAllen)
* Medical Billing and Coding: 08/19 (McAllen), 09/09 (Brownsville)
* Dental Assistant Program: 08/26 (McAllen), 10/28 (Brownsville)
* Phlebotomy Technician Program: 09/09 (McAllen), 10/14 (Brownsville)

Professional Development Courses

* Youth Mental Health First Aid USA: 09/15 (McAllen-English), 09/29 (McAllen-Spanish), 10/06 (Brownsville-English), 10/13 (Brownsville-Spanish)
* Introduction to Digital Photography: 10/21 (McAllen)
* Intermediate Digital Photography: 11/04 (McAllen)
* Project Management 101 (Non-IT): 11/10 (McAllen)

Test Preparation Courses

* GRE Prep Course: 09/05 (McAllen)
* LSAT Prep Course: 09/23 (McAllen)
* GMAT Prep Course: 10/18 (McAllen)

Conferences and Special Events

* Building Systematic Leadership for Culturally Diverse Populations: 09/20 (South Padre Island)
* Healthy Communities: Mental Health, Substance Abuse & HIV Prevention Conference: 09/22 (Edinburg)

For more information, click here.

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Posted by Rio Grande Guardian on Tuesday, June 13, 2017