FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2012
Ivy Tech arts workshops to be held in Orange County
Registration is open for Ivy Tech arts workshops in Orange County. Sign up today! Single-session art workshops run Thursday evenings, 6-8pm at the Orange County Learning Center at Springs Valley, located at 479 S. Larry Bird Blvd. in French Lick, Ind. All supplies are included in the course fee.
Metal Art with Rosemary Chamberlain runs October 25. Practice the art of hammering and shaping metal to create your own earrings. Cost $69.
Needle Felt Art with Xoch Owen runs November 1. Discover the art of needle felting and create your own one-of-a-kind pendant. Cost $59.
Lapidary Art Jewelry with Janis Hinshaw runs Nov. 8. Learn the art of lapidary from the Hinshaw family and create your own personal bracelet and earrings. Cost $65.
About the Orange County Learning Center
Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington, in collaboration with regional funding partners, opened the Orange County Learning Center at Springs Valley in January 2012 to provide higher education and short-term training opportunities in Orange County. The center allows students to earn credits toward an Ivy Tech Associate degree by taking classes close to home. Since opening, the learning center has expanded academic course offerings, non-credit short-term training, and personal enrichment options.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College (www.ivytech.edu) is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.