UAMS Announces September Computer Classes for Seniors

By David Robinson

Introduction to computers begins Aug. 31. Classes conclude Sept. 23. They are:
• Word processing, Mondays and Wednesdays, noon-2 p.m.
• Introduction to computers, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
• Photo editing, Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon- 2 p.m.

The monthly cost is $40 per course for individuals and $65 for couples. An optional textbook is $15. The program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. Classes are in Room 1155 at the Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock. For more information and to register for a class, call 501-603-1262. SeniorNet is looking for additional qualified instructors to offer a greater variety of classes. For information about becoming an instructor, contact Diane Hughes at

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 540,000-square-foot hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. UAMS has 2,775 students and 748 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including nearly 1,150 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit or