West Point Classes

The schedule of classes at West Point

Advanced Adventures in Astronomy

If you already have a knowledge of astronomy and desire to know more, this non-mathematical course is for you. Come experience optical and radio telescopes, the Solar System complete with comets and associated meteor showers on Earth. Find out about imaging Solar System and deep sky objects through a telescope. Discover how stars evolve with other stars producing black holes. Marvel at the structure of your Milky Way Galaxy, other galaxies and quasars. Cosmology's latest findings will be discussed. Weather permitting, we will view the cosmos near the close of class. This class will leave you wanting to read more about latest advances in the science of astronomy.
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HORC5110 60100 10/3/2019-10/3/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTHURm 102, WPTC-West PointGary Fugman$30.00 Take This Class

Basic IV Therapy

Upon conclusion of the Basic IV Therapy course, the learner will identify legal issues and scope of practice changes related to IV therapy and explore best practices related to IV therapy (peripheral and central care). 8.5 CEU's.


This activity has been submitted to the Washington State Nurses Association Approver of Continuing Nursing Education (A-CNE) for approval to award contact hours. The Washington State Nurses Association Approver of Continuing Nursing Education (A-CNE) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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NURS 5135 60029 7/30/2019-7/30/20198:00 AM-5:40 PMTUECollege of Nursing, Room 240-West PointK. Weidner$100.00 Take This Class

Beginner Beekeeping

Learn about beginner beekeeping. This class will give an overview of a typical season's work, honeybee life cycles, terminology, and equipment needed. The goal of this class is to inspire further learning about honeybees and the courage to try it. Class will be lecture based.
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AGRI5120 60092 9/12/2019-9/12/20196:30 PM-8:30 PMTHURm 102, WPTC-West PointMelissa Heberer$20 Take This Class

Beginning Bridge

Bridge is probably the best card game in the world. It is fun, will never bore you, stimulates the brain and is very social! If you want to discover how to play Bridge or reacquaint yourself with the game, please join us. This will be a fun, interactive class to achieve a solid foundation in the basics of Bridge. Includes Bridge Basics book.
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HORC5135 60089 9/4/2019-9/25/20196:30 PM-8:30 PMWEDRoom 102, WPTC-West PointPam Rief$80.00 Take This Class

Conversational Spanish for Travel

This is a beginning course which will allow participants to practice basic Spanish phrases commonly used in travel. The focus will be on helping the novice develop basic vocabulary and good pronunciation skills. Cultural information will be discussed and travel experiences shared. Themes such as eating at a restaurant and shopping will be presented and practiced. This course focuses on practical, real-world language with an emphasis on oral communication.
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SPAN5100 60097 9/30/2019-10/14/20196:30 PM-8:30 PMMONRm 102, WPTC-West PointMarlene Knobbe$60.00 Take This Class

Crochet - Basics and Beyond

Learn the stitches, tools and techniques you need to get started with crochet! You will learn step-by-step instruction for getting started - from selecting the right yarn and deciphering tricky yarn labels to properly holding your hook and working yarn. You'll love this down-to-earth approach as you learn to do a basic chain stitch, then single, double and half-double crochet and the slip stitch! Learn how to work in rows, keep your crochet on track and troubleshoot rows gone wrong.
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HOEC5130 60122 10/9/2019-10/16/20196:30 PM-8:00 PMWEDRm 104, WPTC-West PointCarol Schuetze$30.00 Take This Class

Floral Watercolor Painting

Imagine picking up a brush, and in a few simple strokes you’ve captured beautiful flowers on paper. This class is beginner-friendly and no previous experience is required. We'll practice a few simple brush strokes and then move on to painting simple, colorful, and beautiful floral compositions. The cost of the course covers paint and paper and other minor materials, brushes are provided for use by the College. When class is over you can take home your beautiful artwork!
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ARTS5163 60129 11/7/2019-11/7/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTHURm 104, WPTC-West PointJeanette Johnson$47.00 Take This Class

Geneology - Climbing Your Family Tree

Tracking your family's history is a fascinating journey. Who will you discover? Genealogy Basics will help you understand the genealogy research process and the way we interpret the information we find. This course guides you through the search process for family names using several web sites. You'll discover, in simple terms, where to look, who to contact and how to make your family history come alive. With the digitization of historical records, it is now possible to do much of this research from the comfort of your home.
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GENE5100 60103 10/8/2019-10/8/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTUERm 102, WPTC-West PointMichelle Monson$30.00 Take This Class

General Sales and Use Tax Seminar

This course covers the basics of Nebraska sales and use tax. Sales tax affects everyone! If you are a business owner, or are considering starting your own business, this information is a must for you and your bookkeeper. The topics discussed will not only benefit professionals; the general public can learn how sales tax affects them every day. The presentation covers all areas of sales and use tax, including licensing requirements, exemptions, reporting, and taxable services. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. 4 hours of CPE credit available. This course will be offered via distance learning technology from Norfolk to Ainsworth, O'Neill, and West Point.

Course materials can be found at: http://www.revenue.nebraska.gov/education/educate.html.
Click on the Seminar Schedule, then click on the specific seminar you are attending.
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9/10/2019-9/10/20198:30 PM-12:00 PMTUETBD-West PointNebraska Department of Revenue$15.00 Take This Class

Home Smart Home

Personal assistance technology can perform a variety of simple tasks, like playing music, but it can also be used to control smart-home gadgets, giving it the ability to dim the lights, lock the doors, or adjust the thermostat. If you’re thinking of buying one or want to learn more about the one you have, come check out which one is right for you and what it takes to install and activate one. Bring your app store user ID and password and join in the fun!
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INFO5295 60107 11/6/2019-11/6/20196:30 PM-9:30 PMWEDRm 212-West PointPatty Schinstock$30.00 Take This Class

Intermediate Bridge

This is a continuation of Beginning Bridge. Continue to hone your skills in the game of Bridge. We will have supervised practice hands and new lessons each week including scoring, bidding and conventions. Prerequisite: Beginning Bridge.
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HORC5135 60104 10/9/2019-10/30/20196:30 PM-8:30 PMWEDRm 102, WPTC-West PointPam Rief$80.00 Take This Class

Introduction to Adventures in Astronomy

If you already have a knowledge of astronomy and desire to know more, this non-mathematical course is for you. Come experience optical and radio telescopes, the Solar System complete with comets and associated meteor showers on Earth. Find out about imaging Solar System and deep sky objects through a telescope. Discover how stars evolve with other stars producing black holes. Marvel at the structure of your Milky Way Galaxy, other galaxies and quasars. Cosmology's latest findings will be discussed. Weather permitting, we will view the cosmos near the close of class. This class will leave you wanting to read more about latest advances in the science of astronomy.
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HORC5110 60090 9/5/2019-9/5/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTHURm 102, WPTC-West PointGary Fugman$30 Take This Class

iPhone and iPad Basics

Discover how to use your iPhone and iPad for emailing, browsing the web, managing time, getting directions, taking notes, taking photos, and listening to music. Explore free applications that can be downloaded to your device. Participants need to bring their own iPad or iPhone fully charged and know your Apple ID or iCloud ID and password.
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INFO5160 60105 10/16/2019-10/16/20196:30 PM-9:30 PMWEDRm 212-West PointPatty Schinstock$30.00 Take This Class

iPhone and iPad Beyond the Basics

For iPhone and iPad owners who want to learn how to use their device more efficiently. Learn how to download and manage apps, configure email accounts, create presentations, utilize iCloud and iTunes, as well as how to use video conferencing. Please bring your apple ID and password and have your device fully charged.
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INFO5360 60106 10/30/2019-10/30/20196:30 PM-9:30 PMWEDRm 212-West PointPatty Schinstock$30.00 Take This Class

Manufacturing Machinery and Equipment Seminar

This class will cover, in detail, the sales tax exemption for purchases of equipment used in the manufacturing process. Parts and repair labor for MME is included in this topic. Discussion will include qualifying manufacturing operations and which equipment qualifies for the exemption. A portion of the session will be dedicated to contractors who annex or install MME, or perform repairs on MME. Instructors will help you complete tax returns for a variety of scenarios. This session will benefit anyone operating a manufacturing facility or anyone who provides equipment, parts, or repairs to manufacturing operations. 3 hours of CPE Credit available. This course will be offered via distance learning technology from Norfolk to Ainsworth, O'Neill, and West Point.

Course materials can be found at: http://www.revenue.nebraska.gov/education/educate.html.
Click on the Seminar Schedule, then click on the specific seminar you are attending.
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9/10/2019-9/10/20191:00 PM-4:00 PMTUETBD-West PointNebraska Department of Revenue$15.00 Take This Class

Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Whether you are new to Office suite or wanting to take your skills to the next level, or just need a refresher course for your current or potential job, look no further! This class will cover the essential skills in the powerhouse trio Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
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INFO5102 60091 9/9/2019-9/9/20193:00 PM-9:00 PMMONRm 212-West PointDiann Ballard$60 Take This Class

Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Access and Publisher

Whether you are new to Office suite or wanting to take your skills to the next level, or just need a refresher course for your current or potential job, look no further! This class will cover the essential skills in the powerhouse trio Word, Access and Publisher.
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INFO5370 60093 9/16/2019-9/16/20193:00 PM-9:00 PMMONRm 212-West PointDiann Ballard$60.00 Take This Class

QuickBooks for Agriculture

This course is an introduction to QuickBooks. Its main objectives are to introduce you to the basic features in QuickBooks and to give you an opportunity for hands-on practice. You'll learn about the types of information you need to track in your farm and ranch business, how to modify reports to fit your operation, build a cash flow and you'll see how to enter that information and track it in QuickBooks. By the time you complete this course, you'll be familiar with the most common tasks, and you'll know where to find information about more advanced features.
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ACCT5800 60095 9/23/2019-9/23/20193:00 PM-9:00 PMMONRm 212-West PointDiann Ballard$60.00 Take This Class

QuickBooks Level 1

This introductory course covers the basics of setting up a company, creating customers, receiving payments, and making deposits into your bank accounts. You will work with and create vendors and pay bills, create and edit a chart of accounts for your company, run reports, and reconcile bank accounts.
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ACCT5100 60098 9/30/2019-9/30/20193:00 PM-9:00 PMMONRm 212-West PointDiann Ballard$60.00 Take This Class

Quickbooks Level 2

This course covers creating inventory, dealing with items, and adjusting inventory counts on a continual basis. Learn about Sales Tax and Sales Tax groups, paying your sales tax, running payroll, and paying your payroll liabilities. We will create capital assets and utilize the Loan Manager, generating an amortization schedule. Discuss dealing with bad debt and creating journal entries.
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ACCT5100 60102 10/7/2019-10/7/20193:00 PM-9:00 PMMONRm 212-West PointDiann Ballard$60.00 Take This Class

Smartphone Photos

A smartphone is the most convenient camera you can have. It's always with you, fits in your pocket and doesn't require much adjustments before you take a photo. Even if you own a camera, you'll probably still use your smartphone to capture spontaneous moments. Come learn how your phone's camera works and advice to improve and organize your photos!
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INFO5200 60099 10/2/2019-10/2/20196:30 PM-9:30 PMWEDRm 212-West PointPatty Schinstock$30.00 Take This Class

Social Media

Do you want to join Social Media but aren't sure how to start? This is the class for you! We will explore Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. You will learn how to set up an account, put privacy and security settings in place, find friends and start sharing photos and comments.
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INFO5155 60094 9/19/2019-9/19/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTHURm 212-West PointLaci Fitch$30.00 Take This Class

Social Media for Business

Is your business active on social media? Are you avoiding it because you are unsure where to start or the value that it brings? Social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others) can help build relationships, increase brand awareness, and help your community know more about what it is that you do. Attend this class to learn how you can apply strategy to your business's social media efforts to maximize reach efficiently. If you are unfamiliar with social media, we suggest taking the general social media class before attending this class.
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INFO5155 60096 9/26/2019-9/26/20196:00 PM-9:00 PMTHURm 212-West PointLaci Fitch$30.00 Take This Class


Classes are being added all the time. Check back soon for more classes!