UAMS Sets SeniorNet January 2015 Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

By Spencer Watson

Computer classes begin Jan. 5. They are:

  • Fundamentals for Beginners – Windows 8, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Introduction to Computers – Windows 8, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Introduction to Computers – Windows 7, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Word Processing 2010 – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.

The cost for classes is $45, and student manuals are $15. The program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. Classes are in Room 2156 at the UAMS Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock. 

For more information and to register for classes, call (501) 603-1262, or email Joan McKinstry at

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; northwest Arkansas regional campus; statewide network of regional centers; and six institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,727 students, 822 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses throughout the state, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on FacebookTwitterYouTube or Instagram.