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SUSCC to offer courses this summer


Southern Union State Community College’s summer offerings include continuing education courses designed to promote personal enrichment.

BabySitting 101 will be offered June 6 and 7 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm in the Health Sciences Building on the Opelika Campus. Open to anyone ages 13-18, the course helps ensure that teens that are picking up some extra cash by babysitting this summer are well-prepared. Topics covered in the course include: Adult/Child/Infant CPR, Adult/Child/Infant Choking, Injury Prevention, Childcare Essentials, First Aid and Marketing Yourself. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a Heartsaver CPR Certification Card, Heartsaver Book and BabySitting 101 Certificate of Completion. Cost for the course is $40 per student. The course can be tailored to meet the needs of any group such as Girl Scout Troops, Boy Scout Troops, church groups and other organizations.
Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones will be bringing a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Self Defense Course to the college free of charge this summer.

The R.A. D. System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is not a Martial Arts program.

Any woman 13 and older with all physical fitness levels is welcome. The course will meet July 31st (Monday), August 1st (Tuesday) and August 7th (Monday), August 8th (Tuesday), 2017. Sessions are three hours in length (5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. each night) and will be held in the Southern Room in Business and Technology Building on the Opelika Campus.

For more information on these courses contact Amy Rogers at arogers@suscc.edu or call 334.745. 6437, ext. 5530.