February 13, 2015

UAMS Sets SeniorNet March Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

LITTLE ROCK — Computer classes — Introduction to Computers – Windows 8, Fundamentals for BeginnersWindows 8 and Microsoft Excel — will be taught in March for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

Computer classes begin March 2. They are:

  • Fundamentals for Beginners – Windows 8, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.
  • Microsoft Excel Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Introduction to Computers – Windows 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 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 seniornetjoan2@gmail.com.

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