EXCEL to offer Saturday classes on Microsoft products

FOR RELEASE
2009-02-17
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University’s EXCEL Adult Degree Programs will offer a series of Saturday courses teaching students how to use various Microsoft Office 2007 products.

Courses include Beginning Microsoft Access 2007, Intermediate Microsoft Access 2007, Intermediate Microsoft Word 2007, Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007 and Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint 2007. Each course will involve two consecutive Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and all will be held at the university’s Science Hall. Classes may be taken as a visitor or for college credit. Each course is one credit hour.

If a course is taken for credit, the cost is $310, and that includes books. For visitors, the cost is $175 plus books.

The deadline to register for the first class, Intermediate Microsoft Word 2007, is Feb. 27. The course will begin March 7 and end on March 14. To register for this or any of the other classes, call (800) 600-4888 or (260) 359-4198.

EXCEL offers evening classes tailored to the schedule of most working adults. Classes are held one night per week, one subject at a time. Classes last five to eight weeks and lead to an associate degree in organizational management or bachelor’s degrees in accounting, business administration, human resource management or not-for-profit leadership.

EXCEL also offers the Gateway Program through which adults can take continuing education classes for personal enrichment or toward the completion of a college degree. As a student-focused program, EXCEL provides a high quality business education enriched by Christian ethics and perspectives.

EXCEL offers classes in Columbia City, Huntington and Wabash with courses to be offered in Fort Wayne beginning in the spring.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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Heather Barkley
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