Continuing Education

Adult Enrichment Programs 

Registration: Registration for Non-Credit Continuing Education Classes will be held ONLINE.

Cancellation Policy.  No refunds are given after the registration deadline has passed, the day before the course meets, the day of the course, or the day after the course has started. If DSU cancels a class for any reason, a full refund will be issued. DSU Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel or postpone classes, or combine and substitute qualified instructors when necessary.

Registration is OPEN for the courses below.  Please click the link and complete ONLINE REGISTRATION:

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Fall 2022 Adult Enrichment Classes

Painting: Dough Bowls

  • Date/Time: Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 at 5:30pm
  • Instructor: Anne-Marie Parker-Brown
  • Instruction Method: This course will be held in person at DSU.  It is a two-night class that participant must attend both nights.
  • Details: Participants will choose between a church or vase/flower design. They can alter the colors shown on the flyer based on your preference.  The participants will add the paste texture to the 20×9 dough bowl on Wednesday night.  After it dries, they will return on Thursday night to paint the design on the dough bowls.
  • Cost: $45
  • Registration: Register online at www.deltastate.edu/continuing-education/adult-registration OR email ejoel@deltastate.edu. Pre-registration is REQUIRED due to limited space.
  • Flyer: View Flyer Here

Cookie Wars: Thanksgiving vs Christmas

  • Date/Time: Monday, November 7 at 5:30pm
  • Instructor: Anne-Marie Parker-Brown
  • Instruction Method: This course will be held in person at DSU
  • Details: It’s a battle of the holidays!  Which version will be your favorite! Same cookie cutter, two different holiday designs.  Come help us decorate and see which design you like the best.  The instructor will guide you through the process of icing and decorating three thanksgiving and three christmas cookies using the same cutters for both holidays.
  • Cost: $35
  • Registration: Register online at www.deltastate.edu/continuing-education/adult-registration OR email ejoel@deltastate.edu. Pre-registration is REQUIRED due to limited space.
  • Flyer:  View Flyer Here!

LIFE Plus Series: Senior Living Series for ages 55 and older

  • October 27 @ 1:30pm: Nutrition and Living a Healthy LifestyleNorth Sunflower Medical Center Dieticians will be available to talk about our diet needed as our bodies age to assist medications to work at their full potential, vitamins for brain health and MORE! LOCATION CHANGE: This class will be held in the Seminar Room of the Charles W. Capps Jr Archives on the DSU Campus.
  • November 3 @ 1:30pm: Get Moving: Senior Fitness Goals – Bolivar Medical Center Outpatient Rehabilitation will show us exercises we can do in our home by standing or in a chair. They will discuss the importance of stretching and moving as our bodies age.  This class will be held in the Seminar Room of the Charles W. Capps Jr Archives on the DSU Campus.
  • November 17 @ 1:30pm: Senior Benefits and Insurance Options – Benefits such as social security and details regarding medicare advantage plans, medicaid and the medicaid waiver will be covered by guest from South Delta Planning and Development and the Social Security Administration Office. This class will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the Young-Mauldin Dining Hall on the DSU Campus.
  • December 1 @ 1:30pm: Grow your own Microgreen Nutrients – Microgreens are filled with nutrients and can be grown in a small space on your counter top or kitchen window.  The Master Gardeners and Bolivar County Extension Service will step us through planting and starting our own microgreen garden for our home.  This class will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the Young-Mauldin Dining Hall on the DSU Campus.
  • Instruction Method: This series will be held in person on the DSU Campus.  View class details by date for class location each week.  Classes will start at 1:30pm and end at 2:30 or 3pm based on the topic.
  • Details: Our LIFE Plus Senior Living series will meet four times this fall to cover topics specifically for our growing Cleveland senior population.  We will also throw in some fun personal enrichment classes.  Preregistration is required and the cost of each class is only $5.  Register for all four fall classes and we will throw in your fourth class for FREE!!! (4 for $15).
  • Cost: $5 per class.  Register for all four dates and receive a $5 discount
  • Fall Series Partners:  Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce, Bolivar Medical Center, North Sunflower Medical Center, Social Security Administration, Bolivar County Extension Office, Master Gardeners and South Delta Planning and Development
  • Registration: To register, you may call Continuing Education at 662-846-4871, email ejoel@deltastate.edu or register online at www.deltastate.edu/continuing-education/adult-registration
  • Flyer:  Click Here to View Flyer

Pottery Classes: Wheel Throwing and Hand Building

  • Date/Time: Wednesdays, September 28 – November 2
  • Instructor: Anna Taylor
  • Instruction Method: This course will be held in person at DSU in the Ceramic Studio
  • Details: Beginner to intermediate class will focus on basic wheel throwing by learning to center the clay and pull a cylinder. From this shape, you will create vases, mugs and bowls. Other processes include trimming and glazing. Slab techniques (hand building) to create bowls, pots and vases will also be taught.
  • Cost: $95
  • Registration: Register online at www.deltastate.edu/continuing-education/adult-registration OR email ejoel@deltastate.edu. Class is limited to 12 participants.
  • Flyer:  Click here to view flyer

Introduction to Conversational Spanish

  • Date/Time: Tuesdays, September 20 – December 6
  • Instructor: Sylma Samuel Ferreira
  • Instruction Method: This course will be held in person at DSU
  • Details: The Introduction to Conversational Spanish course provides an opportunity to learn simple phonetics for pronunciation, and basic grammar and vocabulary to conduct a conversation in everyday situational context. Cultural elements form part of the course to provide an understanding of the Hispanic culture.  Communicative goals include: greetings and introducing yourself and others, describing yourself and others, giving basic information about yourself and other people, expressing likes and dislikes, describing places and objects, talking about the weather, expressing what time it is and telling the dates, locating people and objects, daily routine and going shopping.
  • Cost: $55
  • Registration: Email Elizabeth Joel at ejoel@deltastate.edu to state your registration interest.
  • Flyer:  Click here to view flyer

Water Aerobics – CLOSED AT MAX CAPACITY

  • Date/Time: Mondays and Wednesdays at 12pm
  • Instructor: Ryan Flore
  • Instruction Method: This course will be held at the DSU Swimming Pool
  • Details: Water Aerobics combines aerobic exercise with water for resistance training.  This is great for a low impact workout and recovery from lower body injury.
  • Cost: $50 for semester
  • Registration: Registration CLOSED for Water Aerobics due to max capacity!
  • Flyer:  Click Here to View Flyer

X-Spin – CLOSED AT MAX CAPACITY

  • Date/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6am
  • Instructor: Richey Woods
  • Instruction Method: This course will be held at Wyatt Room 127 (Cycling Room)
  • Details: Intermediate to Advanced levels.  Various levels of intensity, hills, jumps and runs while integrating core work and strength training on fitness bikes.
  • Cost: $50 for semester
  • Registration: Registration CLOSED for XSPIN with Richey Woods due to max capacity!
  • Flyer:  Click Here to View Flyer

Exercise for Fitness

Low Impact Cardio – CLOSED AT MAX CAPACITY

  • Date/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:15pm
  • Instructor: Rebecca Lyon
  • Instruction Method: This course will be held at Wyatt Gym.
  • Details: Beginner to intermediate level. Low impact exercises integrating strength, balance and flexibility.
  • Cost: $50 for semester
  • Registration: Registration CLOSED for Low Impact Cardio due to max capacity!
  • Flyer:  Click Here to View Flyer

Kickboxing – CLOSED AT MAX CAPACITY

  • Date/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30pm, September 6 – December 8
  • Instructor: Jasmine Styles
  • Instruction Method: This course will be held in a Wyatt Gym Racquetball court.
  • Details: Kickboxing with high intensity interval training to burn calories and provide a full body workout.  Work up a sweat sculpting your body and train like a professional, all while having fun.
  • Cost: $50 for semester
  • Registration: https://www.deltastate.edu/continuing-education/adult-registration     or call/email Elizabeth Joel at 662-846-4871/ejoel@deltastate.edu to register by phone.
  • Flyer:  Click Here to View Flyer

More Non-credit courses will be added throughout the semester. 

DSU Continuing Education offers over 700 online personal enrichment courses in business, computer applications, writing, accounting, hobbies, and more – available anytime, anywhere!

  • A to Z Grant Writing
  • Conversational French
  • Conversational Japanese
  • Creating a Successful Business Plan
  • Creating Web Pages
  • Discover Digital Photography
  • Discover Sign Language
  • Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
  • Employment Law Fundamentals
  • Growing Plants for Fun and Profit
  • Instant Italian
  • Introduction to Guitar
  • Introduction to Interior Design
  • PC Security
  • Introduction to Quickbooks
  • Keys to Successful Money Management
  • Manufacturing Fundamentals
  • Mastering Public Speaking
  • Personal Finance
  • Real Estate Law
  • Resume Writing
  • Spanish in the Classroom
  • Start your Own Edible Garden
  • Using Social Media in Business
  • Writing for ESL
  • And MANY MORE!

For a complete list of Online Personal Enrichment opportunities, click here!