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O’Neill Offers Varied Classes for Spring, Summer

O’Neill Offers Varied Classes for Spring, Summer

O’NEILL, Neb. -- The O'Neill extended campus is offering a variety of classes from nurse aide to driver’s ed for later this spring and summer.

MANAGING UP-INFLUENCING COMPANY CULTURE. Everyone in a company can influence company culture. This session will explore ways you can be a leader, no matter your title or role. A company's success significantly depends upon the leadership abilities of its employees. Regardless of your position, understanding the role of leadership can help you contribute more meaningfully to working towards helping your company achieve its goals. More than your title, being a leader is about influencing change and inspiring and motivating others. By managing up, you will create value for your manager, your company, your co-workers, and yourself. Thurs., 9 a.m. to noon in Room 104. Instr. Jan Chvala. $150. May 2 (BSAD5170/24S) CRN#70126 


NURSE AIDE. This course is designed to meet the Nebraska Health and Human Services System training requirements for nurse aide certification and employment in long-term care facilities. This course combines classroom lecture and laboratory application for the development of basic skills needed to provide safe, effective, and caring services to the elderly or chronically ill patient of any age, in a long-term care facility. Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the state written and practical skills exam. After successfully passing this examination and completing the application procedure, your name will be placed on the basic nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division. Book is available at the O’Neill Extended Campus. ISBN #1017-4227 and Competency Skills Packet ISBN #1010-9632. An additional $45 fee will be required if you choose to register to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam at the end of the course. This $45 fee will be required at the time of the non-credit exam registration. 3 cr. $384 +$85.60 for textbooks. Financial assistance is available through the Community College GAP Assistance Program for students meeting income guidelines. For more information, call 402-844-7245. Room 105. Instr. Karen Hoffman. 

The class is Hybrid and meets Mon., Tues., 9 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. 

May 13-June 11 (NURA1110) CRN#31143 


The class is Hybrid and meets Mon., Tues., 8 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. 

July 1-22 (NURA1110) CRN#31144 


HEADSTONES AND HISTORY-TALES. The Irish have always loved a good story, and in a prairie town begun by Irish settlers, a few of those good stories are sure to be found at the local cemetery. Instructor Natalie Butterfield will draw on insider knowledge, with family going back 140 years here, to share “the stories behind the stones” at the historic O’Neill Cemetery. Besides answering general questions like “What’s with those concrete tree trunks?” you will hear tales of heroism, hilarity, and undying love. Meet men who risked their lives in dedication to duty, like William Froelich, the remarkable Kearns brothers, and hear of a blood feud that lasted beyond the grave. Learn of the saintly Monsignor, Michael Cassidy, and of the Angel of Corregidor, along with rebels, renegades, and ordinary people enduring extraordinary events. You will gain a deeper knowledge of these fascinating personalities and their circumstances in a way that must be experienced to be understood. This class is held in a classroom for discussion and presentationTues., 6:30-9:30p.m. in Room 104. Instr. Natalie Butterfield. $30 

May 14 (HORC5130/24S) CRN#70195 


CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS. This course introduces cybersecurity concepts and best practices. Topics covered include cybersecurity awareness, phishing, email campaigns, virus and malware prevention, social engineering, file sharing with Office 365 and Google, password hygiene, computer backups, strategies if a compromise is detected or suspected, MFA, and safe browsing tips. Thurs., 9 a.m. to noon in Room 104. Instr. Bailey. $150. 

May 16 (INFO5380/24S) CRN#70134 


HEADSTONES AND HISTORY-TOUR. Unearth more local history on this walking tour of the O’Neill Cemetery. Captivating tales will be shared as you discover more of “the stories behind the stones”.  Wander among the graves of the famous and infamous while learning about the challenges faced over the years, headstone customs, and other details about the personalities who have been laid to rest here (It is strongly recommended to attend Headstones and History-Tales prior to registering for this Tour class). This class will meet at the O’Neill Cemetery for a walking tour. Tues., or Wed., 6 to 8 pm. Instr.  Natalie Butterfield. $20. 

May 21 or May 22 (HORC5130/24S) CRN#70198 or 70199 


DRIVER’S EDUCATION. This is a Provisional Operators Permit Driver Training course for individuals 14-17 years old. You will acquire the basic skills to operate a vehicle. Bring Learner's or School permit to the first class. Twenty hours of classroom and at least six hours of driving are required. The book is provided for the class. The driving experience will be arranged with the student. A parent or guardian is asked to attend the first part of the first class along with the student. Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 104. Instr. Nicolaus Simonson. $295. 

May 20-23 (TRAN5110) CRN#70320/70321  


June 10- 13 (TRAN5110) CRN#70322/70323