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In addition to traditional academic programs, ASUMH offers a variety of services to serve the community. Secondary Center classes are offered for students in K-12 schools in the area. Community Education classes are offered for life-long learning and are just for fun. There are no tests or grades and these short-term courses are not for credit. Workforce Training programs are often customized for business and industry and both for-credit and not-for-credit classes.
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Just as the ASUMH mission has meaning for students, it also encompasses our faculty and staff. This commitment shows in our efforts to provide Lifelong Learning through professional and personal development and training opportunities, Enhanced quality of life with our robust benefits package, flexible work-life balance, and a generous leave package, Academic Accessibility through education and tuition benefits, and Diverse Experiences through a culture that is respectful and mindful of our differences, yet inclusive in recognizing our sameness and unity in purpose. Our faculty and staff live the mission of LEAD every day.

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Community Education

To enhance and support the joy of lifelong learning, ASUMH offers Community Education. About Community Education courses:

  • Short-term personal enrichment classes and workshops
  • Begin recurrently throughout the semester
  • Non-credit
  • No tests or grades
  • Easy registration and low fees
  • Outstanding instructors

How to Register

  • On-line, using this page
  • In Person, at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home, AR 72653
  • Over the phone by calling 870-508-6105
  • By Mail, please mail checks to:
    ASUMH
    Department of Community Education
    1600 S. College St.
    Mountain Home, AR 72653
    Please indicate which class you would like and list your phone number

Visa, MasterCard and Discover are all accepted forms of credit/debit cards. If paying with cash, please have exact amount. All checks must be made payable to ASUMH.

Please check this page often for class additions and updates.

Course Proposal

The Community Education Office of Arkansas State University - Mountain Home welcomes ideas for classes of interest to the local community. If you have a suggestion for a community education class that you would like to teach, please complete the Community Education Course Proposal form and submit a short course description, a personal bio, a sample presentation and sample handouts for review. Please contact Deb Peterson at dpeterson@asumh.edu or 870.508.6105 for more information.

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Classes

Introduction to Fly Tying - Flies for the White River System

Description:
Introduction to Fly Tying - Flies for the White River System We live in fly fishing country! Have you ever watched someone tie a fly and wanted to try it yourself? Now you can learn how to tie two basic flies used on the White River, taught by a team of experts from North Arkansas Fly Fishers, lead by Tom Emerick. The four-week class will be taught by a different member each week, assisted by mentors for one-on-one help. All teachers are active, seasoned fly fishermen/women with a love of the sport and a desire to teach others. You’ll learn about fly tying tools, materials, and patterns, practice tying your own flies, and receive written instructions for each fly you learn to tie. You’ll also receive lots of fly tying tips from the experts! All tools and materials are provided by North Arkansas Fly Fishers. The $20 fee includes a one-year membership to NAFF. The class limited to 12 students, and meets for four weeks: Mondays in January: 7, 14, 21, and 28, 6-8 p.m. in the Ozark Regional Arts Council Conference Room at The Sheid. Sign up on the Services tab at asumh.edu: https://asumh.edu/services/community-education
Dates:
Mon January 7 - Mon January 28
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Ozark Regional Arts Council Conference Room - second floor at The Sheid
Cost:
$20.00

Generals and Admirals of WWII

Description:
This course will examine the greatest generals and admirals of World War II. Jim Carroll, law professor and military historian, will lead this course as an exploration of the early years at war, through the gruesome battlefields, and into later life of the great leaders. The fate of the entire world could have been different without them to make the most difficult decisions and to lead the troops in times of great despair. Learn about the top military strategists who planned and oversaw the campaigns during the war. Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and others will be examined, as they followed a certain set of principles, inspired thousands of men, and frightened millions. This is an intense look at the greatest generals and admirals of World War II. The class meets 3-5 p.m. for six weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 22 through February 28 in the Ozark Regional Arts Council conference room on the second floor of The Sheid. All materials will be provided.
Dates:
Tue January 22 - Thu February 28
Times:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:
Ozark Regional Arts Council conference room at Vada Sheid Community Development Center
Cost:
$50.00

A Journey Into Drawing Nature - Jan 24

Description:
We learn to see nature through light, shadow, and basic shapes. Learn how to draw what you see in nature through a series of exercises: controlling your pencil, evaluating the direction of light, shading and shadowing, and contour drawing. This is a hands-on class taught by artist Jeanne Louise Chauffe. Sketchbook and pencils are provided. Single Session, Three-Hour Class January 24 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • $50 In the Ozark Regional Arts Council conference room on the second floor at The Sheid. Sign up on the Services tab at asumh.edu: https://asumh.edu/services/community-education
Dates:
Thu January 24
Times:
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:
Ozark Regional Arts Council Conference Room, second floor at The Sheid
Cost:
$50.00

ACT Prep - January 26

Description:
Be prepared to do your very best on the ACT Test. Doing well on the ACT creates scholarship opportunities and increases the likelihood of admittance to the college of your choice. Become familiar with the test structure, learn test-taking tips, and take a practice test. Students should bring #2 pencils, a TI-80 calculator, and a 3-ring binder. We'll take a 30-minute lunch break. Saturday, January 26 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a 30-minute lunch Cost: $40
Dates:
Sat January 26
Times:
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location:
Ozark Regional Arts Council Conference Room, second floor at The Sheid
Cost:
$40.00

A Journey Into Drawing Nature - Jan 31

Description:
We learn to see nature through light, shadow, and basic shapes. Learn how to draw what you see in nature through a series of exercises: controlling your pencil, evaluating the direction of light, shading and shadowing, and contour drawing. This is a hands-on class taught by artist Jeanne Louise Chauffe. Sketchbook and pencils are provided. Single Session, Three-Hour Class January 31 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. • $50 In the Ozark Regional Arts Council conference room on the second floor at The Sheid. Sign up on the Services tab at asumh.edu: https://asumh.edu/services/community-education
Dates:
Thu January 31
Times:
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:
Ozark Regional Arts Council Conference Room, second floor at The Sheid
Cost:
$50.00

Frog Watch!

Description:
Do you marvel at the chorus of frogs you hear on lovely summer evenings and wonder who is singing? Here’s your chance to learn about the frogs and toads of Arkansas. Learn why the frogs and toads of Arkansas are important, why they are in trouble, and what we can do to help them. You will learn how to identify all the local frogs and toads by their calls, and have a chance to become certified as citizen science monitors for Frog Watch USA. Tom Krohn is the Arkansas Regional Coordinator for Frog Watch USA, a nationwide citizen science program that monitors frogs and toads. As such he has established five Arkansas chapters and has trained over 2,000 frog listening enthusiasts. He is the president of the nonprofit Saving Nature Now, a certified Arkansas Master Naturalist, vice president of North Central Arkansas Audubon, and a member of the Arkansas Environmental Education Association. Tom is also the national coordinator for the Saving Nature Now – Green Team program, which empowers kids and families to take actions that directly help nature and encourage sustainable living. Tom is a retired university mathematics teacher and a retired U. S. Naval Submarine officer. He and his wife, Peggy, live near the Buffalo National River. February 14 & 21 • 6:30 - 9 p.m. • You must attend the first class in order to attend the second class. Ozark Regional Arts Council Conference Room, The Sheid at ASUMH Free!
Dates:
Thu February 14 - Thu February 21
Times:
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Ozark Regional Arts Council Conference Room on the second floor at The Sheid
Cost:
$0.00

 

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