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Courses Starting in April at Keene State College

KEENE, N.H. 3/6/02 - A History of Forensic Detection and Grant Writing are two of many courses starting in April at Keene State College that are offered through the Division of Continuing Education and Extended Studies.

A History of Forensic Detection focuses on the City of Keene from the 1700s to the present, examining the science and current technology of detection, ballistics, fingerprinting, crime scene investigation, police photography, DNA matching, blood typing, major crimes, and post-mortem examination. This one- credit weekend class meets Friday, April 25, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Grant Writing, a one-credit education course, is offered on two consecutive Fridays, April 4 and 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It is designed to give participants the skills needed to write successful grant proposals.

Three other one-credit education courses are held on weekends in April meeting Friday 5-9:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

ADHD for Educators, April 4-5, is an overview of working with students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The course focuses on the theories of Dr. Mel Levine, tools of observation, and development of empathy for students who struggle with ADHD. Facilitating Effective Meetings with Parents, April 11-12, is an interactive course with skill development through role playing and coaching.

Adolescent Growth and Development takes place April 11-12 at the KSC Safety Center in Manchester. This course surveys adolescent development, focusing on physical, cognitive, social, and emotional domains.

Two wellness courses will be offered in April. Drugs, Personal Health, and Risk Assessment addresses problems associated with high-risk behaviors, emphasizing alcohol and other drug misuse in a college setting. This one- credit course is scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays, April 2-30, from noon to 1:20 p.m.

Grief, Loss, and Healing in Addictions explores grief and healing in substance abuse intervention, treatment, and aftercare. This one-credit class meets Friday, April 4, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Four computer courses are scheduled: Microsoft Excel for Windows is a hands-on introduction to spreadsheets. This one-credit course meets Friday, April 4, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Microsoft Word: Mail Merge covers envelopes, labels, and personalized letters and how to merge data from word tables and Excel worksheets This noncredit course meets Tuesday, April 1, and Thursday, April 3, from 6 to 9:20 p.m.

Microsoft Excel: Formulas/Functions covers Excel’s built-in functions and how to create formulas in worksheets. This noncredit course is scheduled for Tuesday, April 8 and Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Introduction to the Internet introduces novices to the Internet, the Web, and e-mail. This noncredit course is offered Tuesday, April 22, and Thursday, April 24, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Numerous online courses, as diverse as Personal Financial Planning and Java Programming for the Web, are available starting April 9. For descriptions and costs of online courses, visit our web site at

For further information about April courses, visit, or call the Continuing Education Office at 603-358-2290 or 1-800-KSC-1909. You can also e-mail us at

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