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February 8, 2014

Register now for VU non-credit courses

VINCENNES — Registration is now underway for a variety of non-credit courses that will be offered throughout the spring semester at Vincennes University. Course topics include computer software, dog obedience, photography, and fitness.

To register or to obtain a complete listing of available non-credit classes, contact the VU Advising Center, 888-4451 or 888-4459 or email Sandra Frey at

Most classes will meet on the Vincennes campus. Times given are in the Eastern Standard Time zone.

iPhone and iPad Basics will meet on Feb. 8, 10 a.m. to noon. The instructor is Krystal Spencer and the course fee is $19. This class will help first-time iPad and iPhone users to enter the world of Macintosh.

Students will learn how to check email, watch streaming movies, browse the web, share personal photos, and read books. Students will also learn what an app is and how to install, organize, and delete it. Students should bring their devices to the class.

Intermediate iPhone and iPad will meet on March 1, 10 a.m. to noon.

The instructor is Krystal Spencer and the course fee is $19. This advanced session will cover photo streaming, synching through iCloud, fun tricks and secrets, and more apps. Students should bring their devices to the class.

Dog Obedience will meet for six Mondays and Thursdays, April 7 through May 15, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The instructor is Pam Kershner and the course fee is $69. This class will show students how they can teach their dogs the basic commands of heel, sit, stay, down, and come. Dog must be at least six months old.

Intermediate Digital Photography will meet for four Thursdays, March 6-27, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The instructor is Angela Lucas and the course fee is $69.

This advanced course will emphasize the use of Photoshop software to edit, enhance, and present digital photographs in pleasing formats. Composition and posing will also be considered.

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