Continuing Studies Offering Classes for All This Fall

Galloway, N.J. –You don’t have to be a student to learn something new at Stockton this fall semester. Stockton’s Office of Continuing Studies offers dozens of unique classes each semester open to learners of all types and ages at multiple locations and online.

Upcoming classes in Galloway, Atlantic City and Hammonton include:

GALLOWAY (101 Vera King Farris Dr.)

Retirement Planning Today
Saturdays, Sept. 21 & 28, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; or Thursdays, Sept. 26 & Oct. 3,
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Price: $59
Instructor: Lou Barberio
Description: These two-day workshops cover important money management concepts and issues relevant to people at or near retirement. Learn how to manage investment risks, use new tax laws to your advantage, make informed decisions about your company's retirement plan, and adjust your estate plan to function properly under the new laws. Lou Barberio, III, a certified Financial Planner who specializes in estate, business, investment and retirement planning, is the instructor. Cost includes one workbook. You may bring a spouse or guest at no additional cost.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Thursdays, Sept. 26 – Nov. 21, 6:30 – 9 p.m.
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A full day retreat on Sunday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Price: $399
Instructor: Ed Smith, LMT
Description: MBSR is based on mindfulness-mediation. This eight-week class can help improve the quality of your life by reducing stress and its harmful effects. Mindfulness meditation helps you develop insight, clarity, and balance, bringing you more freedom, connection and compassion.

Mindfulness and Yoga Retreat
Sunday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Price: $50
Instructor: Ed Smith, LMT
Description: Come home to yourself! Take a break from the business of your life. In this one-day mediation and yoga retreat, we delve into these practices by alternating sitting meditation with mindful yoga. Some prior experience with both practices is suggested, as you will get the most out of it by fully participating.

Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
Monday, Oct. 21,  Tuesday, Nov. 12,  6 – 7 p.m.
Price: $90
Description: The MAT is required for select graduate school program applications. You are allotted one hour to complete the 120-question test. Visit our website for Spring test dates.

First Aid and Basic Life Support (BLS) Red Cross Certification
First Aid
Monday, Oct. 21, 6 – 8 p.m.
Basic Life Support
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 6 – 9 p.m.
Price: First Aid - $39
           Basic Life Support - $89
           First Aid and Basic Life Support - $115
Instructor: Dan Hickson, Red Cross Certified
Description: These OSHA approved CPR/AED/First Aid courses incorporate the latest science and teaches students how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. The training modules meet requirements for healthcare providers and public safety professionals. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certification from the Red Cross valid for two years.


HAMMONTON (Kramer Hall, 30 Front St.)

Retirement Planning Today
Saturdays, Nov. 16 & 23, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
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Tuesdays, Nov. 19 & 26, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Price: $59
Instructor: Lou Barberio
Description: These two-day workshops cover important money management concepts and issues relevant to people at or near retirement. Learn how to manage investment risks, use new tax laws to your advantage, make informed decisions about your company's retirement plan, and adjust your estate plan to function properly under the new laws. Lou Barberio, III, a certified Financial Planner who specializes in estate, business, investment and retirement planning, is the instructor. Cost includes one workbook. You may bring a spouse or guest at no additional cost.

Digital Photography with Jack Mazzeo
Levels: Beginner - Tuesday, Sept. 17 & Thursday, Sept. 19,  6 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
             Intermediate Level - Tuesday, Sept. 24 & Thursday, Sept. 26,  6 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
             Advanced Level - Tuesday, Oct. 1 & Thursday, Oct. 3, 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Description: Master Photographer Jack Mazzeo will teach you how to use your digital camera. He has developed a three-part series for each level of student: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. Each level consists of two evenings in the classroom and one Saturday morning at Mazzeo Studios. Learn to create photographic images that tell a story, capture a moment, or even promote a product. Digital camera required. Visit Stockton.edu/photography for more information.

Brilliant Birdsong
Instructor: Joshua Gant, Professional Birder and Environmentalist
Saturday, Nov. 16, 12 - 5 p.m.
Price: $40
Kramer Hall and Batsto Village
Description: Have you ever sat outside and just listened to the birds singing? Enhance your outdoor experience with this session, where you will learn the basics of bird song and some common local songs. This is a rain or shine event. Session will begin in the classroom and then move to Batsto Village.


ATLANTIC CITY (3711 Atlantic Ave.)

AC Walking Tour Series
Sundays, Sept. 15 - 29, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Instructor: Levi Fox, adjunct professor GENS
Description: Learn more about the series on this webpage.

French for Adults
Thursdays, Sept. 26 – Nov. 14,  6 - 8 p.m.
Price: $225
Instructor: Jacques Press
Description: This course is a re-introduction to the French language. Conducted in dual French and English by a French-speaking instructor, class sessions include learning techniques with the adult in mind. These learning techniques include referencing common words in French and English, practicing short conversations and selecting the right expressions for personal situations - such as travel, business, friendship, and culture. This series does not carry academic credits, but participants will receive a certificate of completion. All skill levels are welcome, but previous experience with French is strongly suggested.

How to Make Beer
Thursday, Oct. 17,  6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Price: $49
Instructor: Eric Schmehl
Description: Learn to make beer at home with our three-hour interactive workshop taught by local expert Eric Schmehl, owner of Fermented Food & Beverage Supply Shop and co-founder of Brew Jersey. This course will feature step-by-step instructions of the process of home-based beer creation, supplies and materials required to home brew, the bottling process, and safety protocol. During the workshop, an educational beer tasting will be conducted to show outcomes when changing variables in the beer making process. This workshop will be held in a secure location outside and has a pre-scheduled rain date of Thursday, October 24, 2019. All participants must be 21 or older to register, and ID will be verified at the event.

Emotional Intelligence for Professionals
Tuesday, Oct. 22, , 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Price: $125
Instructor: Inez Barberio
Description: As one of the top 10 skills employers are looking for by the year 2020, Emotional Intelligence is the key ingredient to success. In this intensive one-day course you will learn how to develop effective leadership skills, identify and release self-limiting beliefs, develop healthy relationships, become an effective communicator and impact your community and workplace with compassion. Professionals from all public and private business sectors are encouraged to attend. Continuing Education and Professional Development Units are available for BUSN/SOWK/EDUC.

How to Make Wine

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Price: $49
Instructor: Scott Quarella
Description: Learn to make red wine at home with this three-hour interactive workshop taught by local winemaker Scott Quarella of Bellview Wineries Landisville, NJ. This course will feature step-by-step instructions of the process of home-based wine creation, supplies and materials required, the bottling process, and safety protocol. During the workshop, an educational wine tasting will be conducted to show the differences in wine through the aging process. All participants must be 21 or older to register, and ID will be verified at the event.

Retirement Planning Today
Thursdays, Nov. 14 & 21, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Price: $59 
Instructor: Lou Barberio
Description: These two-day workshops cover important money management concepts and issues relevant to people at or near retirement. Learn how to manage investment risks, use new tax laws to your advantage, make informed decisions about your company's retirement plan, and adjust your estate plan to function properly under the new laws. Lou Barberio, III, a certified Financial Planner who specializes in estate, business, investment and retirement planning, is the instructor. Cost includes one workbook. You may bring a spouse or guest at no additional cost.


 

 

ONLINE

Cannabis Studies
Fully online and self-paced, this program was developed to address a growing demand by people interested in entering Cannabis industry, either as growers, or as medical cannabis providers, or as individuals involved with business and/or legal aspects of the industry. Classes created by Stockton faculty and industry leaders. Register for the Cannabis Studies Certificate or take classes individually. Prices are listed below.

Cannabis Studies Certificate (Includes Introduction to Small Business Course) - $1,995
The Cannabis Industry: Understanding the Opportunities - $499
Cannabis Cultivation - $499
Cannabis Law - $499
Introduction to Research in Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis - $499
Topics in Cannabis - $399

Other Online Services
APA Editing Services for Dissertations and Capstone Projects
Technical Writing
Cyber Security
Game Development
Six Sigma Certificate Series

For more information, visit the Continuing Studies webpage or call (609) 652-4227.

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Galloway, N.J. 08205
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