Personal Enrichment

January, 2015 - The Holocaust

UW-Washington County Professors Emeritus, Dr. Patricia Roby (English) and Dr. Michael Thorn (History) team up to deliver an incredible thought-provoking discussion of the Holocaust. Discussion for weeks 1 and 2 will include the Youth Nazi Movement, the T-4 Program and the Nazi regime's desire to eliminate people who they believed were unworthy of living. Weeks 3 and 4 will cover how the holocaust began in teh ghettos and the mobilization of the extermination of all Jews as well as general discussion, where participants can bring in their own questions.

Dates: Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29, 2015
Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Cedar Ridge Grand Hall
Tuition: $32.00
Sign up at the Cedar Ridge bulletin board. Everyone is welcome!


February, 2015 - North American Indians

Dr. Christopher Hays, Professor of Anthropology at UW-Washington County, is the presenter.

This class uses an anthropological perspective to survey the Native American peoples north of Mexico, ranging from pre-history to the present.   We will focus primarily on the historic period to the present in four regions of North America: the Northwest Coast, the Southwest, the Great Lakes area, and the Southeast.

Dates: Thursdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26 
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:  First Floor - North Education Room
Tuition: $32.00 for the series
Sign up at Cedar Ridge bulletin board.  Everyone is welcome!



Photography Class

Frances Weiss photography - ChristmasOffered at UW-Washington County in fall 2014, Photography 161 explores the fundamentals of digital photography as well as black and white film photography (including the darkroom). While learning about the fundamentals and elements of design, students will also be encouraged to push the boundaries of photography. Get 3-dimensional, get creative, get weird! Join the class and tell your story. (Photo on right by UW-WC student, Frances Weiss)
For more information on photography class, contact Mary Kurerat 262-335-5218 or email
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Why Study Chinese?

Did you know Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world or that China is the second largest economy in the world?  With over 16,000 U.S. companies selling products in China, knowing Chinese may give you an edge in getting a job.
Chinese is easy, fun and thought-provoking! Classes are offered at UW-Washington County in fall 2014.
The instructor is Hai Yu or phone 262-709-6978.

CHINESE 101: First Semester Chinese
Classes: Tuesday & Thursday, 4pm-5:50pm

For more information on Chinese classes, phone 262-335-5218 or email
Tuition information: