UAMS Sets SeniorNet May Computer Classes for People 50 and Up

By Lee Hogan

Classes begin May 2. The schedule is:

  • Fundamentals for Beginners, Mondays and Wednesdays, May 2-25, 10 a.m. to noon.
  • Introduction to Computers, Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 3-26, 1-3 p.m.
  • Digital Photography, Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 3-26, 10 a.m. to noon.
  • Microsoft Word Mail Merge, May 16 & 18, 1-3 p.m.

Class fees range from $10 to $35, depending on the length of the class. 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.

For more information and to register for classes, call (501) 603-1262, or email Joan McKinstry at seniornetjoan2@gmail.com.


UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven 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, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report named UAMS Medical Center the state's Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 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, Arkansas Childrens Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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