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Release date: July 17, 2006

Wayland's Community Classroom offering computer classes in Lubbock

The Community Classroom at Wayland Baptist University is expanding its reach to offer two computer courses in Lubbock.

              Offered at the Wayland - Lubbock campus off the West Loop and 19th Street, the classes will be held on Saturdays and are aimed at those who desire additional skill building in computers.

              The first class is a beginning computer class using the Microsoft Windows platform, introducing participants to the very basics of using a personal computer. The course will be held from 9-11 a.m. beginning on July 29 and continuing on Aug. 5 and Aug. 12. The cost is $90 for the class, or $75 for ages 60 and over.

              The second class covers the Microsoft Word software, covering tasks in word processing such as letters, memos, resumes, reports, labels and other documents. Classes are held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. beginning on July 29 and continuing on Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Cost is $150 or $125 for those ages 60 and over.

              The Lubbock campus will also host the second portion of the A+ Computer Certification course to certify individuals in hardware and software repair.

              Classes will be small and feature plenty of individual attention for participants. For information or to register for the classes, contact Rosemary Hendley at 785-9285 or Debbie Stennett, Community Classroom director, at (806) 291-3650.