Events and Meetings

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Writing the Successful College Paper Tonight!

Please join us this evening for “Writing the Successful College Paper” from 5:30 – 7:00pm at the Cook County Higher Education  Former English Composition Instructor Erin Altemus will teach participants how to identify and focus on purpose, how to add content to achieve purpose and effectiveness, and how to revise and proofread for maximum impact.  Writers in a variety of genres can learn new skills, gain experience and hone their writing skills.

This workshop is free of charge and all are welcome to attend.  Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais, MN 218-387-3411 highered@northshorcampus.org

www.northshorecampus.org            
www.facebook.com/cookcountyhighereducation

Please thank our sponsors Johnson’s Foods, Beth’s Fudge and Gifts, Gene’s Foods and the North Shore Federal Credit Union for their support of College Knowledge Month.  Thank you!

PS…  Attend this event and register to win a free laptop computer to be given away at the end of October!



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 10/23/2014 09:41am

ARE YOU READY TO CURL?

The 2014-15 curling season  is about to start.  The curling ice is being installed at the Cook County Community Center and teams are forming for leagues.  Please conact Joanne Smith 387-2052 for Mixed League or questions about learning to curl.  Contact Bill Parish 387-2382 or Chuck Futterer 387-9393 for information about mixed league or Wednesday afternoon league.  Beginners, less experienced curlers as well as high school students, are always welcome.



CONTACT: Chuck Futterer
PHONE: 387-9393
DATE: 10/23/2014 07:58am

Chess Partner Wanted

     I have arranged with the library to use their conference room to play chess.  If there is a scheduling conflict we can meet in the commons area of Homestead Cooperative where we own a condo unit.  Please leave a message for Richard Fields at (218) 387-1334 or e-mail me at raf55604@gmail.com.



CONTACT: Richard Fields
PHONE: 387-1334
DATE: 10/21/2014 02:34pm

Forklift Operator Training Wednesday, Oct 29th from 12:30pm-4:30pm

Cook County Higher Education: Forklift Operator Training
Instructor: Bill Gunderson
Wednesday, Oct 29th from  12:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: $125

Forklift operator training is critical to preventing accidents and ensuring the safety of those who operate the equipment. This 4 Hour class (1 hour at Cook County Higher Education and 3 hours hands on training) will earn those that complete the workshop a Certificate of Completion. This is a State Mandated Safety and Operations Training.

Register by calling  218-387-3411 or emailing highered@northshorecampus.com or online at http://northshorecampus.org/register.php?cid=186. Class size limited. 



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 10/21/2014 01:51pm

Cook County Higher Education College Knowlege Month Events: THIS WEEK

College Knowledge Month continues with more great events at the North Shore Campus.  This week’s schedule includes:

Career Café – Wednesday, October 22, 11:45am – 12:45pm.  Bring a bag lunch and learn from Bob Pranis what it is like to work in the field of Chemistry.  Bob will discuss what coursework you need to take and what careers are available in this highly diversified field of work.  Free of charge.

Study Skills:  Become an Academic Warrior – 4 more sessions added! – Wednesday, October 22, 5:30 – 7:00pm.  Good study skills are the key to success in college level classes.  Instructor Bob Pratt will cover how to read for comprehension and retention, memory improvement, note taking and more.  Additional sessions will occur on Wednesdays October 29, November 5 and November 12 from 5:30 – 7:00pm.  Free of charge.

 

Writing the Successful College Paper – Thursday, October 23, 5:30 – 7:00pm.  Whether writing for Psychology, History or College English, every successful college paper contains specific elements.  Instructor Erin Altemus will cover the main components of putting together an effective paper and share tips on how to make it your best.  Free of charge.

 

All events are held at the North Shore Campus in Grand Marais.  Register to win a free laptop computer to be given away at the end of October.  For more information, please call Cook County Higher Education at 387-3411.  All are welcome to attend. Cook County Higher Education 300 3rd Ave West, Grand Marais, MN

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Please thank our College Knowledge Month Sponsors:  Johnson’s Foods, Beth’s Fudge and Gifts, Gene’s Foods and the North Shore Federal Credit Union.

 



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 10/21/2014 01:07pm

4 Session FREE Study Skills Course starting TOMORROW!

4 Session FREE Study Skills Course starting TOMORROW!

Cook County Higher Education is pleased to work with Dr. Robert Pratt in offering a  Study Skills Course. This four-session program begins Wednesday, October 22 helps participants of all ages learn the characteristics, study skills and strategies of a successful student.

This interactive and engaging course is being taught by Dr. Robert Pratt, a retired Education Professor and College Student Counselor. Classes are offered on Wednesdays, beginning Oct 21 and run Nov 12th from 5:30-7:00pm at the North Shore Campus in Grand Marais. Participants can take one session or all four sessions. The course is FREE! The course includes a free copy of Dr. Pratt’s book The Academic Warrior: Becoming a Purposeful Learner.

For more information and to register, please contact Cook County Higher Education at highered@northshorecampus.org or call 387-3411 or online at http://northshorecampus.org/register.php?cid=185

Cook County Higher Education 300 west 3rd Street, Grand Marais, MN



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 10/21/2014 12:17pm