Enrich Wyoming

Western Wyoming Community College welcomes you to participate in their new non-credit course program Enrich Wyoming – Cultivate your passion.    

Registration will open January 31st. 

Enrich Wyoming focuses on four categories: Business in partnership with the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition, Recreation, Personal Development, and Senior Citizens These categories and courses were chosen to help fill a gap in community needs. Many of the new classes will work in tandem with the College’s credit programs.

Spring 2022 Courses

These courses are tentative. Details and courses below may change. 

SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION SERIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SEDC

This presentation will go over the basics of what your small or even big business needs to know about human resources.  We will discuss important Labor Laws, hiring process, record keeping, much needed policies and a review of what the pandemic has impacted in human resources.  This will be great information for someone looking to start a business, expanding a business or a refresher for those who are current business owners. 

INSTRUCTOR: K. BEECH

DATE: 2/24/22

TIME: 6:30 - 8:00 PM

LOCATION: RS RM 3650A

Available in person and via zoom.

This workshop will teach small business owners how to use Facebook and Instagram to generate more leads for their business without buying a single ad. Participants will leave the workshop with an actionable plan to make social media accounts work for them. They will learn to create content that converts and have a social media content calendar template to recycle monthly. The practical lessons from the workshop will help small business owners work "smarter not harder" when it comes to social. 

INSTRUCTOR: A. HARTON

DATE: 3/24/22

TIME: 6:30 - 8:00 PM

LOCATION: RS RM 3650A

Available in person and via zoom.

RECREATION

Indoor golf lessons for beginners. A certified golf pro will work with you on the basics. 

INSTRUCTOR: P. Parker

DATE: 2/1 - 3/8 

TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

LOCATION: GRC RM 211

*10 Student Limit. 

Explore our wintry landscapes by snowshoeing in the Flaming George National Recreation Area. Our one-day trip will allow you to enjoy peaceful surroundings and opportunities to spot wildlife. Rent a pair of snowshoes from Western or bring your own. 

Students can rent snowshoes from Western for $10 per pair. Students need to pay for snowshoe rental when they register for the course. 

Students are also in charge of transporting themselves to the snow shoeing location in Flaming George National Recreational Area. 

INSTRUCTOR: L. DIGGINS-WOLD

DATE: 2/26/22

TIME: 9:00 - 1:00 PM

LOCATION: GRC RM 211

*15 student Limit.

This is an interactive course that teaches the fundamentals of Dutch oven cooking. The fun comes not only from eating, but also on the way to the finished product. This class was created for those who love being in the outdoors, whether that means the mountains, at a state campground, or right in your own backyard. We will cover the basics of Dutch oven cooking to include: breads, cakes, pies, casseroles, meat dishes, etc.

INSTRUCTOR: E. YENNE

DATE: 5/9, 5/11, 5/16, 5/18 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM & 5/21 - 11:00 - 2:00 PM

TIME: See above. 

LOCATION: YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CENTER - DINING HALL 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

This course introduces individuals to the basics of watercolor. Students will learn with step-by-step instructions how to choose brushes, mix colors, and explore their own creative inspiration.

INSTRUCTOR: H. RAWLINGS

DATE: 3/1, 4/5, & 5/3

TIME: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

LOCATION: RS RM 1444

*Students will need to purchase supply list. 

Intro to Photography and Lightroom is a great class to go get that camera in your closet, and learn how to create a polished photograph. We will look into how your camera works, how to get the best photographs from it, and how to edit that photo in Adobe’s Lightroom software. This class will cover camera fundamentals, importing your photos in to Lightroom, and how to share them.

INSTRUCTOR: H. KETTELSEN

DATE:2/4, 2/11, & 2/18

TIME: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 

LOCATION: RS BIS LAB

Explore Brene Brown’s Pillars of Leadership and how they can help you improve your overall leadership skills. Join us to discuss the research behind good leadership and how individual differences between group members can be strengths instead of weaknesses.

INSTRUCTOR: H. RAWLINGS

DATE: 3/8

TIME: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 

LOCATION: RS RM 3650A

Available in person and via zoom.

The Safe Sitter® curriculum is designed exclusively for young teens in grades 6 – 8, and covers the following areas: safety skills, child care skills, first aid & rescue skills, and life & business skills. Safe Sitter® courses are instructor-led and interactive, with hands-on demonstrations and skills practice using soft-bodied dolls and medical manikins. 

Students are asked to bring a lunch and children's books.  

INSTRUCTOR: M. CORDOVA

DATE: 5/7/2022

TIME: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM 

LOCATION: GRC 211

You’ve enrolled in an international tour with Western, and now it is time to get culturally prepared! In this 4 session course, Michelle will prepare you for the tour: what to pack, currency exchange, tour director, transportation, accommodations, what to expect, FAQs, etc. In addition, you will learn about the destinations, culture and sites to better prepare you for the real thing. This course will be a great way to bond before our international travel. 

INSTRUCTOR: M. SCHUTTEN

DATES: 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18

TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

LOCATION: RS RM 3650A 

Available in person and via zoom.

It’s time to get your kid in the kitchen! In this virtual, Zoom class, Michelle will guide children (with parental assistance) in learning how to cook at home – a perfect way for a parent and child to bond! Each week will learn a cooking/baking skill, practice the skill, and apply the skill in making yummy food. 

February: Measuring and Mixing Skills

March: Knife Skills

April: Flipping (using a spatula) Skills and Spices Exploration

May: Class Choice

INSTRUCTOR: M. SCHUTTEN

DATES: 2/7, 3/7, 4/14, 5/2

TIME: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

LOCATION: ONLINE

SENIOR CITIZENS

A lower-intensity version of the typical Zumba class. Designed for seniors to help them reach your exercise goals! 

INSTRUCTOR: P. SHERADA

DATE: 2/3 - 5/12

DAYS: MONDAY & THURSDAY

TIME: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

LOCATION: YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CENTER

During the course of this class students will learn how to use their phones for more than just calling. We’ll start with the basics of adding contacts, texting, emails, taking and sending pictures, downloading apps form the app store. Once students have mastered the basics we will dive into some of the more popular apps like Google maps and social media.  

INSTRUCTOR: J. STONE

DATE: 2/1 - 4/26

DAY: TUESDAY

TIME: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LOCATION: GOLDEN HOUR SENIOR CENTER

A lower-intensity version of the typical Zumba class. Designed for seniors to help them reach your exercise goals! 

INSTRUCTOR: P. SHERADA

DATE: 2/3 - 5/12

DAYS: MONDAY & THURSDAY

TIME: 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

LOCATION: GOLDEN HOUR SENIOR CENTER

 

 

Want to learn more about us?

Western is an award-winning college in both our on-campus and distance learning programs. We believe our students come first, and your success is our #1 priority. Our motto says it best: “Enter with passion, leave with purpose”. Let us help you on your path to success!