MECC Announces Upcoming Spring Courses
Mountain Empire Community College to Offer Yoga Course
Big Stone Gap -- Mountain Empire Community College will offer a beginner level Yoga course this spring. The course, titled Topics in Yoga, will focus on forms of yoga training emphasizing flexibility. The course will be held Tuesdays from 10:50 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. beginning Feb. 3 through April 21. Virginia residents age 60 and up may be able to complete the course at no charge. For more information, contact MECC’s Workforce Development Center at 276.523.7464.
Mountain Empire Community College to Offer Beginning Sewing Course
Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College will offer a Beginning Sewing Course for adults and youth beginning Thursday, February 5. The six-week course will feature basic instruction on how to use a sewing machine and sewing techniques. The adult course will run on Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The youth course (for ages 6-12) will be held Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Both courses will be held at MECC’s Big Stone Gap campus. Students will need to bring a sewing machine, along with a bobbin, a spool of all-purpose thread, and a pair of scissors to the first class. Other supplies will be announced during the first class. The cost of the course is $90 per student for adults and youth. For more information, contact MECC’s Workforce Development Center at 276.523.7464.
Mountain Empire Community College to Offer Beginning Spanish Course
Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College will offer an online Beginning Spanish Course beginning Feb. 16. The course will run for 12 weeks and will cover basic language skills. This course is offered through MECC’s Extended Learning Institute. For more information, contact Susan Kennedy at 276.523.2400 ext. 488.