Manitowoc tech college LTC offers free computer and technology courses

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New free series offered at LTC for those challenged by technology

Lakeshore Technical College is offering a new series of free online learning sessions aimed at helping area residents learn basic computer and technology skills.

The college said in a press release that the “Crush IT” series presents technology and essential educational resources in 30-minute sessions.

“A notable number of people in the community tell us that they are concerned that their technology skills are not good enough to attend college in today’s world where those skills are needed, whether that be following in-person or online classes,” said Foua Hang, Director of Student Resources at LTC. “For those who have lost their jobs or want to find a more recession-proof career, this concern may prevent them from taking actions that could help them build a better future for themselves and their families.”

According to Hang, the solution to overcoming the technology hassles was to expand some of the workshops that LTC offered to current students and make them easily accessible at no cost to the public.

Topics include Microsoft Basic Word and PowerPoint, Introduction to College Technologies, Study Skills, Tutoring Resources, Navigating Financial Aid, Connecting Virtually with the Classroom, and others.

All sessions will be recorded and available on the LTC website for future viewing.

Some topics deal with the use of technology in place at colleges nationwide, including LTC.

Registration does not require an LTC account.

For more information or to register, visit gotoltc.edu/crush-it.

Sheboygan County Conservation Association offers scholarships

The Sheboygan County Conservation Association is offering a $1,000 Roy Kalmerton Scholarship and a $1,000 Marion/Robert Schuchardt Scholarship to students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university, who have completed at least one full-time year in college and have reached sophomore status. .

Applicants must intend to specialize in an area of ​​the environment such as one of the following: fisheries management, water resources, forestry, resource management, soil management, wildlife management, zoology, conservation law enforcement or environmental education.

Applicants must reside in Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Calumet, Fond du Lac, or Ozaukee counties, but may attend any college or university.

The application can be downloaded from the SCCA website at http://sheboyganconservation.org/programs/scca-scholarship/ or by contacting John Zalewski at [email protected]

The completed application and accompanying documents must be returned no later than April 1. The scholarship will be awarded at the association’s annual banquet on May 14.

The Michibago Music Teachers Association will meet on January 29

The Michibago Music Teachers Association will hold its next meeting on January 29.

Dr. Michael Rector, assistant professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will present at 9 a.m. on “Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: Early Recordings and Notions of Historical Authenticity.”

Start of the general assembly after the presentation at 10:30 a.m.

The meeting will be held online and a Zoom link will be sent to interested parties. Contact Louise Mann at [email protected] for more information.

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