October 6, 2005

CHIPOLA COLLEGE OFFERS SEVERAL HEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Health Science Division offers training programs for a number of health-related careers.

Kathy Wheeler, ARNP, MSN, is Director of Chipola’s Health Science programs. She says, “Chipola offers tremendous opportunities for people interested in the health field. Our training programs last from a few weeks to two years, and provide excellent employment opportunities.” 

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is a 1+1 LPN to RN curriculum. After completing the first year of coursework, students are eligible to take the LPN state licensure exam. Students are eligible to take the RN exam after completing the second year of the program.  Major pre-requisites for acceptance include: psychology, intermediate or college algebra, English 1101, Biology and orientation. A total of 80 students are admitted per year: 40 each in fall and spring. Application deadline for the next class is Oct. 15. Chipola recently added an preceptorship program into the final semester of the ADN curriculum during which students work with a licensed RN.

The LPN to RN transition program accepts current LPN’s into the third semester of the ADN program during the Summer terms. Application deadline for the next class is April 15, 2006. Program enrollment is limited.

The EMT Emergency Medical Technician program accepts 24 students in each of the Fall and Spring classes. The evening program prepares students for employment as EMT’s to treat various medical/trauma conditions. The 11 credit-hour course is 250 clock-hours in length. Prerequisites include: high school diploma or GED; CPR Level C; FDLE background check; and acceptable score on the college placement test reading sub-test. The next class begins in February of 2006.

The Paramedic program runs for three semesters. A total of 24 students are accepted in each class. Only licensed Emergency Medical Technicians are eligible to enroll. Classes usually meet in late afternoon to early evening. Application deadline for the Fall 2006 class is July of 2006.

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program offers four classes per year. The next class begins Oct. 31. Application deadline is Oct. 26. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Students must take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), available in the Chipola Success Center.

The Chipola Health Science Division employs 8 full-time faculty members and 7 part-time instructors. Students in the Health Science programs learn in a state-of-the-art $3 million training facility which was completed in 2003.  

For information about Chipola’s Health Science programs, call Kathy Wheeler at 850-718-2278, or visit www.chipola.edu

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October 6, 2005

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES SET AT CHIPOLA

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer a variety of short courses in the coming weeks.       

            An Introduction to Computers with Internet for Seniors class will meet Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Cost is $24.

            A Cake Decorating II class will meet Thursdays, Nov. 3 through Dec. 1, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41

            A 20 Hour Childcare Training course will meet Nov. 12 and 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $76. A 10-Hour Childcare Training (developmentally appropriate practices, 3-5 year olds) course will meet Dec. 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $38. A 10-Hour Childcare Training (special needs) course will meet Dec. 10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $38. An Early Care & Education Administrative Overview course will meet Tuesdays, Jan. 10 through April 25, 2006, from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171.  A 10 Hour Childcare Training (behavioral observation & screening) course will meet Feb. 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $38.

            A Real Estate Sales course will meet Saturdays, Feb. 4 through March 18, 2006 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $240.

            The Continuing Education Department also offers custom motivational workshops for businesses and organizations. The following are available: Eat That Frog: Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time; Whale Done: The Power of Positive Relationships; The Pygmalion Effect: Managing the Power of Expectations; Discussing Performance; The Attitude Virus: Curing Negativity in the Workplace; Team Building: What makes a Good Team Player?; and After All, You’re the Supervisor!

            Gatlin Education Services (GES) offers, open enrollment, online courses in: health care, internet graphics/web design, business, law and travel.  Register online at www.gatlineducation.com/chipola.

.           Education To Go offers online programs in: computers, photography, languages, writing, entertainment industry, grant writing, business, sales, accounting, test prep, finance, health, child care, parenting, art, history, psychology, literature, statistics, philosophy, engineering, law and nursing. For dates and course outlines, visit www.ed2go.com/chipola .

For information about any of these non-credit courses, call 850-718-2395.                  

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October 6, 2005

CHIPOLA ALUMNUS WINS FACC LEADER CONNECTIION AWARD

 

MARIANNA—Lauren Eade, a 2005 graduate of Chipola College, recently won the Leader Connection Award presented by the  Florida Association of Community College's Student Development Commission.

Eade graduated from Chipola in May with a perfect 4.0 GPA. She is enrolled at the University of Florida in the College of Design, Construction and Planning, majoring in Interior Design.

Lindsay Roach, the Chipola Counselor who nominated Lauren for the award, said, “Look at her achievements! She is one of the most well-rounded students we’ve ever had. Her academic and extracurricular activities are extraordinary, but even they are overshadowed by her community service.”

As a freshman, Eade won the Chipola Biology Award, the Coca-Cola Scholarship, and was named a Phi Theta Kappa Leaders of Promise Scholar. As a sophomore she was selected to the All-Florida Academic First Team. She was chosen as the New Century Scholar, the highest scoring student from Florida. In April, she was named to the First Team All-USA Today Academic Team—one of only 20 students nationwide.

It is believed that Eade may be the first community college student to receive all five major Phi Theta Kappa Awards: Leaders of Promise, Guistewhite, All-USA Today Academic Team, All-Florida Academic Team, and New Century Scholar.

In addition to her academic achievements, she was a service officer for PTK, Sophomore Senator in SGA and she served as a Chipola Student Ambassador.

            Her community activities were numerous. She was founder and coordinator of the First Books program which provided a free book to every first grade student in three area counties. She worked with the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief, distributing meals, diapers and baby formula to victims of Hurricane Ivan in Pensacola.

She was Voter Registration Coordinator for Chipola’s 2004 Rock the Vote Campaign which resulted in hundreds of new registrations and culminated with a concert featuring live bands and political leaders.

            Roach said, "Lauren’s typical reaction to any compliment on her achievement

is humbly to tell one how much she learned from her involvement and how blessed she is

to have had the opportunities to serve others."

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October 6, 2005

CHIPOLA FACC SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola College chapter of the Florida Association of Community Colleges recently awarded $8,800 in scholarships to children of college employees.

Recipients and their employee parents, are: Tavaris Barnes, son of Ionia Barnes; Sarah Clemmons, daughter of Dr. Sarah Clemmons; Meghan Holley, daughter of Janice Holley; Shannon Mercer, son of Sheila Mercer; Deck Milton, son of Vikki Milton; Meagan Oliver, daughter of Gwendolyn Oliver; Kevin Smith, son of Bonnie Smith; Brittni Spires, daughter of Willie Spires; Laura Taylor, daughter of Barbara Taylor; Mason Timmons, son of Dianne Timmons; Andy Ward, son of Evelyn Ward and Donald Williams, son of Margie Williams.

The Chipola FACC Scholarship Endowment has grown to $130,000. FACC members raise funds for the endowment through the sale of concessions at Chipola athletic events, and with an annual silent auction for employees. 

FACC is a statewide organization open to all employees, retirees and trustees of Florida’s 28 public community colleges. FACC provides professional development opportunities for its members, and represents the interests of community colleges before the Florida Legislature.

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CHIPOLA FACC SCHOLARS—The Chipola College chapter of the Florida Association of Community Colleges recently awarded $8,800 in scholarships to children of college employees. Recipients and their employee parents, are: from left: (front) Laura Taylor, daughter of Barbara Taylor; Sarah Clemmons, daughter of Dr. Sarah Clemmons; Meghan Holley, daughter of Janice Holley; Brittni Spires, daughter of Willie Spires; (back) Mason Timmons, son of Dianne Timmons; Tavaris Barnes, son of Ionia Barnes; Kevin Smith, son of Bonnie Smith; Deck Milton, son of Vikki Milton; and Shannon Mercer, son of Sheila Mercer. Not pictured, are:  Meagan Oliver, daughter of Gwendolyn Oliver; Andy Ward, son of Evelyn Ward and Donald Williams, son of Margie Williams.

 

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October 13, 2005

 

WORKFORCE ADVISORY COMMITTEES MEET AT CHIPOLA

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola College recently hosted a dinner for members of the Workforce Development Advisory Council.

            More than 70 area professionals and business leaders serve on nine separate advisory committees for each of the college’s technical programs.

            Bud Riviere, Dean of Workforce Development, says, “We depend on the expertise of these professionals to provide real-world advice about the training we need to provide to our students. Their involvement insures that our students are well-prepared to enter the workforce.”

            Advisory committees and members are:

            Automotive Technology—George Ed Howell, Neil Glover, Ray Lawrence, Rusty Lawrence, Jeff Howell, Matt Cox, Michael Kriser, Mike Lichtfuss, Jamie Cozart, Roy Scheffer, Alan Scheffer, Chuck Anderson, Shannon Duren, Ronnie Stevens, John Pforte, James Parker, Jamie Streetman, Josh Ellis, Jessie Deal, Phillip Deshazo, Jeff Mauldin, Tony Tye and Odis Boykin. Instructors are:

            Computer Systems Technology—Kenny Griffin, Stan Saunders, Landis Adams, Donald Rye, Byron Ward, Buddy Williams, Harold E. Barnes, Dennis Everett and Brice Melvin.

            Cosmetology—Carlotta Shores, Jana Baggett, Lori Harris, Rene Jordan, Paige Vanderwerf, Sarah Maddox, Angie Hill, Dana Torbett, Heather Cain, Gina Mia Sims, Amy Lipford, Sherry O’Connor, Kim Donofro, Cookie Harvey, Ginger Harris, Marty Faulk, Tommy Nguyen, Ms. Nguyen, Carolyn Johnson, Dee-Dee Johnson and Diane Johnson.

            Criminal Justice—John McDaniel, David Tatum, Glenn Kimbrel, Elton Horton, Lou Roberts, Linda Stanley, James Dickson, Kirby Peacock, Carl Davis, Mark Henry, Harrell Glisson, Brian Keith Stagner and William Watford.

            Culinary Management—John Milton, Edwin Blitch, Todd Sterzoy, Jessup Lankford, Scott Jackson and Mike Parrish.

            Electronic Engineering Technology—Anthony Register, Harvey Daniel, Sirajuddin Muhammad, Dennis Patton, Wiley Barnes, John Worthing, Jesse Rich, Bruce Williams, Tanya Taylor, Ross Jackson, Glenda Bethel and Gary Brown.

            Firefighting—Steve Edwards, Rolf Myrltammar, Robby Brown, Jack Barwick and Floyd Aycock.

            Telecommunications—Michael Nixon, Michael Sellers, Harry Fleener and Frank Perniciaro.

            Welding—Clayton Jordan, Patrick W. Williams, Roger Culpepper, Alonza Russ Jr, Raymond Macaluso, David G. Smith, Nathan Pittman, Sr. and Elonzo Dale Messer.

            For information about Chipola’s Workforce Development programs, call 850-718-2270. 

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October 13, 2005

 

TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY FOR CHIPOLA’S ‘ALL MY SONS’

 

            MARIANNA—Tickets for the Chipola College production of “All My Sons,” go on sale Thursday, Oct. 20. The Arthur Miller drama opens a four-day run, Nov. 3.

            Tickets—$7 for adults and $5 for students—are available weekdays in the college Business Office from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Chipola students and employees get one free ticket.

            “All My Sons” tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing: during World War II, rushing to meet an order from the Army, he knowingly sold them defective airplane parts which later caused the planes to crash and killed 21 men.

            The Chipola production will be entered in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

            For ticket information, call 850-718-2220.

 

 

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‘ALL MY SONS’ TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY— Tickets for the Chipola College production of “All My Sons,” go on sale Thursday, Oct. 20. The Arthur Miller drama opens a four-day run, Nov. 3. Here, Felecia Gibson rehearses for her role as Ann, with Michael John Milton, who is cast in the role of Chris Keller.

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October 13, 2005

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES SET AT CHIPOLA

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer a variety of short courses in the coming weeks.        An Introduction to Computers with Internet for Seniors class will meet Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Cost is $24.

            A 20 Hour Childcare Training course will meet Nov. 12 and 19, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $76. A 10-Hour Childcare Training (developmentally appropriate practices, 3-5 year olds) course will meet Dec. 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $38. A 10-Hour Childcare Training (special needs) course will meet Dec. 10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $38. An Internship course will meet Thursdays, Jan. 5 through April 27, from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171. A Curriculum For Young Children course will meet Mondays, Jan. 9 through April 24, from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171.  An Early Care & Education Administrative Overview course will meet Tuesdays, Jan. 10 through April 25, from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171.  A 10 Hour Childcare Training (behavioral observation & screening) course will meet Feb. 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $38.

            A Cake Decorating I class will meet Thursdays, Feb. 2 through 23, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41.  A Cake Decorating II class will meet Thursdays, March 2 through 30, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41.  An Advanced Level Cake Decorating III class will meet Thursdays, April 6 through 27, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41.

            A Real Estate Sales course will meet Saturdays, Feb. 4 through March 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $240.

            The Continuing Education Department also offers custom motivational workshops for businesses and organizations. The following are available: Eat That Frog: Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time; Whale Done: The Power of Positive Relationships; The Pygmalion Effect: Managing the Power of Expectations; Discussing Performance; The Attitude Virus: Curing Negativity in the Workplace; Team Building: What makes a Good Team Player?; and After All, You’re the Supervisor!

            Gatlin Education Services (GES) offers, open enrollment, online courses in: health care, internet graphics/web design, business, law and travel.  Register online at www.gatlineducation.com/chipola.

.           Education To Go offers online programs in: computers, photography, languages, writing, entertainment industry, grant writing, business, sales, accounting, test prep, finance, health, child care, parenting, art, history, psychology, literature, statistics, philosophy, engineering, law and nursing. For dates and course outlines, visit www.ed2go.com/chipola .

            For information about any of these non-credit courses, call 850-718-2395.                                                                  

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October 13, 2005

 

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GULF POWER INCREASES CHIPOLA SCHOLARSHIP FUND—Gulf Power in Chipley recently added $1,000 to the Gulf Power Endowed Scholarship Fund at Chipola College. Here Darrin Wall, Gulf Power manager (right), presents the check to Chipola Foundation director Julie Fuqua.

 

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October 13, 2005

 

CHIPOLA BASKETBALL TO HOST BLUE-GOLD EVENT

 

            MARIANNA—The Chipola College basketball program will host a Blue-Gold Game, Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m., in the Milton H. Johnson Health Center. 

            The free event will begin with a light show and introduction of the men’s and women’s teams. The fans will enjoy a three-point contest with between the top four shooters on the women’s team and the top four shooters from the men’s team. Six of the top jumpers on the men’s squad will face off in a three-round slam dunk contest. The women’s and men’s teams will each play short, running-clock scrimmage games. The Indians are the defending state champions and are ranked first in the nation in a pre-season poll by juco-junction.com. The Lady Indians also are the defending state champions.

            There is no admission charge; however, donations for hurricane victims will be accepted at the door. Parents also will have the opportunity to register boys and girls, ages 5 to 13, for the Little Indians program.  

            For information, visit www.chipola.edu

 

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October 13, 2005

CHIPOLA INDIANS RANKED FIRST IN NATIONAL PRE-SEASON POLL

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola College men’s basketball team is the top ranked team in a national pre-season Top 25 poll by JucoJunction.com.

Three Chipola players are listed among the Top 65 JUCO prospects for 2006, including center Shawn Taylor, a 6-10 center; Stefhan Hannah, a 6-0 point guard and Michael Taylor, a 6-2 guard.

Miami-Dade (16) and Okaloosa-Walton (20) are the only other Florida community colleges on the JucoJunction Top 25 list.


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October 20, 2005

CHIPOLA’S ‘ALL MY SONS’ OPENS NOV. 3

 

                MARIANNA—Tickets for the Chipola College production of “All My Sons,” are now on sale in the college Business Office. The Arthur Miller drama opens a four-day run, Nov. 3.

                Tickets—$7 for adults and $5 for students—are available weekdays in the college Business Office from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Chipola students and employees get one free ticket.

                For courtesy of all theatre patrons, no one under age 5 will be admitted. Recommend age for the subject matter is 14 and up.

                “All My Sons” tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing: during World War II, rushing to meet an order from the Army, he knowingly sold them defective airplane parts which later caused the planes to crash and killed 21 men. Miller’s powerful and moving work is about the compromises many are forced to make to live in a dishonest world and about a country's irrevocable loss of innocence.

                The Chipola production will be entered in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

                For ticket information, call 850-718-2220.

 

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‘ALL MY SONS’ TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY— Tickets for the Chipola College production of “All My Sons,” are now on sale in the college Business Office. The Arthur Miller drama opens a four-day run, Nov. 3. Five of the Chipola actors are pictured, from left: Courtney Haile, Zack Price, Brad Brooks, Kevin Russell and Brittney Holmes.                                                         

 

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October 20, 2005

CHIPOLA TO HOST ALZHEIMER’S MEMORY WALK

 

                MARIANNA—Chipola College will host an Alzheimer’s Memory Walk on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 9:30 a.m.

The three-mile walk will begin at the Chipola Arts Center and end at the Milton H. Johnson Health Center.  Entry fee is $20. Pre-registration is recommended. Walkers who pre-register will receive a T-shirt. On-site registration begins at 9 a.m.

                The Memory Walk is part of the three-day Holiday Inn Express Alzheimer’s Classic, Nov. 11, 12 and 13, in the Johnson Health Center.

Proceeds from the Walk and the Classic will go to the Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Dothan, AL, which services the Panhandle area.

                For information, call David Lane at 850-718-2234.

 

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October 20, 2005

CNA COURSE SET TO BEGIN AT CHIPOLA

 

                MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course beginning Oct. 31.

                Applications are due in the Chipola Health Science Programs office by Oct. 26.  

                Classes will be held Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The final week of the course will include clinical experiences for eight hours each day. 

                The cost is approximately $500.  Students must take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), available in the Chipola Success Center, Monday through Thursday at 8 a.m. Scores must be submitted with the application.

                For information, call 850-718-2278.

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October 20, 2005

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES SET AT CHIPOLA

 

                MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer a variety of short courses in the coming weeks.    A 20 Hour Childcare Training course will meet Nov. 12 & 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $76. A 10-Hour Childcare Training (developmentally appropriate practices, 3-5 year olds) course will meet Dec. 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $38. A 10-Hour Childcare Training (special needs) course will meet Dec. 10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $38. An Internship course will meet Thursdays, Jan. 5 through April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171. A Curriculum For Young Children course will meet Mondays, Jan. 9 through April 24 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171.  An Early Care & Education Administrative Overview course will meet Tuesdays, Jan. 10 through April 25 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171.  A 10 Hour Childcare Training (behavioral observation & screening) course will meet Feb. 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $38.

                A Cake Decorating I class will meet Thursdays, February 2 through 23 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41.  A Cake Decorating II class will meet Thursdays, March 2 through 30 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41.  An Advanced Level Cake Decorating III class will meet Thursdays, April 6 through 27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41.

                A Real Estate Sales course will meet Saturdays, Feb. 4 through March 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $240.

                The Continuing Education Department also offers custom motivational workshops for businesses and organizations. The following are available: Eat That Frog: Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time; Whale Done: The Power of Positive Relationships; The Pygmalion Effect: Managing the Power of Expectations; Discussing Performance; The Attitude Virus: Curing Negativity in the Workplace; Team Building: What makes a Good Team Player?; and After All, You’re the Supervisor!

                Gatlin Education Services (GES) offers, open enrollment, online courses in: health care, internet graphics/web design, business, law and travel.  Register online at www.gatlineducation.com/chipola.

.               Education To Go offers online programs in: computers, photography, languages, writing, entertainment industry, grant writing, business, sales, accounting, test prep, finance, health, child care, parenting, art, history, psychology, literature, statistics, philosophy, engineering, law and nursing. For dates and course outlines, visit www.ed2go.com/chipola .

            For information about any of these non-credit courses, call 850-718-2395.                                                                                  

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October 20, 2005

CHIPOLA BLUE-GOLD BASKETBALL EVENT SET FOR NOV. 1

 

                MARIANNA—The Chipola College basketball program will host a Blue-Gold Game, Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m., in the Milton H. Johnson Health Center. 

                The free event will begin with a light show and introduction of the men’s and women’s teams. Fans will enjoy a three-point contest with between the top four shooters on the women’s team and the top four shooters from the men’s team. Six of the top jumpers on the men’s squad will face off in a three-round slam dunk contest. The women’s and men’s teams will each play short, running-clock scrimmage games. The Indians are the defending state champions and are ranked first in the nation in a pre-season poll by juco-junction.com. The Lady Indians also are the defending state champions.

                There is no admission charge; however, donations for hurricane victims will be accepted at the door. Parents also will have the opportunity to register boys and girls, ages 5 to 13, for the Little Indians program.  

                For information, visit www.chipola.edu

 

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October 27, 2005

CHIPOLA TO SPONSOR EVENTS FOR ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH

           

MARIANNA—Chipola College students and employees have joined forces to sponsor a number of events to support Alzheimer’s research and support.

The Chipola Science Club has invited Kay Jones, Director of the Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Dothan, to present a seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 10 a.m., in Jackson Hall. Jones will cover the psychological effects of Alzheimer’s and the challenges that caregivers face. Donations will be collected to benefit the resource center which also serves the Florida Panhandle. For information, call Jeff Bodart at 850-526-2761, ext. 3252

Students and employees are invited to join the Phi Theta Kappa “Stars on the Sidewalk” week, Nov. 7-11. For $4, donors may purchase a section of sidewalk to profess their love for another, fulfill their dream of fame, showcase artistic flare, or whatever the imagination creates.  The purchase will include colored chalk. Proceeds will benefit the fight against Alzheimer’s.  Tickets for sidewalk rights will be on sale around campus and in Z217, Nov. 2-11. For information, call Joan Lasseter at 718-2276.

The Chipola Women’s Basketball team will sponsor an Alzheimer’s Memory Walk, Saturday, Nov. 12, at 9:30 a.m. The three-mile walk will begin at the Chipola Arts Center and end at the Milton H. Johnson Health Center.  Entry fee is $20. Pre-registered walkers will receive a T-shirt. On-site registration begins at 9 a.m.

The Memory Walk is part of the three-day Holiday Inn Express Alzheimer’s Women’s Basketball Classic, Nov. 11, 12 and 13, in the Johnson Health Center. Action begins Friday, Nov. 11, with Georgia Perimeter and Wallace at 3:30 p.m. Gulf Coast will play Trinity Valley at 5:30 p.m. Chipola will take on Southeastern Illinois at 7:30 p.m.

Games on Saturday, Nov. 12 include: Gulf Coast and Wallace at 2 p.m.; Southeastern Illinois and Trinity Valley at 4 p.m. and Chipola and Georgia Perimeter at 6 p.m. On Sunday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m., Chipola will take on Trinity Valley.  

Proceeds from all events will go to the Alzheimer’s Resource Center.

For information, call David Lane at 850-718-2234.

 

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October 27, 2005

CHIPOLA’S ‘ALL MY SONS’ OPENS THURSDAY

 

            MARIANNA—The Chipola College production of “All My Sons” opens a four-day run, Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Chipola Theater. The show opens nightly at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. for the Sunday matinee.

            Tickets—$7 for adults and $5 for students—are available weekdays in the college Business Office from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Chipola students and employees get one free ticket.

            For courtesy of all theatre patrons, no one under age 5 will be admitted. Recommend age for the subject matter is 14 and up.

            The Arthur Miller drama “All My Sons” tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing: during World War II, rushing to meet an order from the Army, he knowingly sold them defective airplane parts which later caused the planes to crash and killed 21 men. Miller’s powerful and moving work is about the compromises many are forced to make to live in a dishonest world and about a country's irrevocable loss of innocence.

            The Chipola production will be entered in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

            For ticket information, call 850-718-2220.

 

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‘ALL MY SONS’ TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY— The Chipola College production of “All My Sons” opens a four-day run, Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Chipola Theater. Tickets—$7 for adults and $5 for students—are available weekdays in the college Business Office from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Here, Chipola actors Heath Carroll and Danuta Jacob rehearse a scene.

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October 27, 2005

 

CHIPOLA BLUE-GOLD BASKETBALL EVENT SET FOR NOV. 1

 

            MARIANNA—The Chipola College basketball program will host a Blue-Gold Game, Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m., in the Milton H. Johnson Health Center. 

            The free event will begin with a light show and introduction of the men’s and women’s teams. Fans will have a chance to win prizes throughout the evening, including free textbooks for one semester.

            The event will feature a three-point contest with between the top four shooters on the women’s team and the top four shooters from the men’s team. Six of the top jumpers on the men’s squad will face off in a three-round slam dunk contest. The women’s and men’s teams will each play short, running-clock scrimmage games. The Indians are the defending state champions and are ranked first in the nation in a pre-season poll by juco-junction.com. The Lady Indians also are the defending state champions.

            There is no admission charge; however, donations for hurricane victims will be accepted at the door. Parents also will have the opportunity to register boys and girls, ages 5 to 13, for the Little Indians program.  

            The Chipola Indians’ Wednesday, Nov. 2, game with PyeExpress has been cancelled.

            For information, visit www.chipola.edu

 

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October 27, 2005

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES SET AT CHIPOLA

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer a variety of short courses in the coming weeks.

            A 20 Hour Childcare Training course will meet Nov. 12 & 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $76. A 10-Hour Childcare Training (developmentally appropriate practices, 3-5 year olds) course will meet Dec. 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $38. A 10-Hour Childcare Training (special needs) course will meet Dec. 10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $38. An Internship course will meet Thursdays, Jan. 5 through April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171. A Curriculum For Young Children course will meet Mondays, Jan. 9 through April 24 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171.  An Early Care & Education Administrative Overview course will meet Tuesdays, Jan. 10 through April 25 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171.  A 10 Hour Childcare Training (behavioral observation & screening) course will meet Feb. 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $38.

            A Cake Decorating I class will meet Thursdays, February 2 through 23 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41.  A Cake Decorating II class will meet Thursdays, March 2 through 30 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41.  An Advanced Level Cake Decorating III class will meet Thursdays, April 6 through 27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Cost is $41.

            A Real Estate Sales course will meet Saturdays, Feb. 4 through March 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $240.

            The Continuing Education Department also offers custom motivational workshops for businesses and organizations. The following are available: Eat That Frog: Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time; Whale Done: The Power of Positive Relationships; The Pygmalion Effect: Managing the Power of Expectations; Discussing Performance; The Attitude Virus: Curing Negativity in the Workplace; Team Building: What makes a Good Team Player?; and After All, You’re the Supervisor!

            Gatlin Education Services (GES) offers, open enrollment, online courses in: health care, internet graphics/web design, business, law and travel.  Register online at www.gatlineducation.com/chipola.

.           Education To Go offers online programs in: computers, photography, languages, writing, entertainment industry, grant writing, business, sales, accounting, test prep, finance, health, child care, parenting, art, history, psychology, literature, statistics, philosophy, engineering, law and nursing. For dates and course outlines, visit www.ed2go.com/chipola .

            For information about any of these non-credit courses, call 850-718-2395.                                                                  

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