SWOSU Seeking Continuing Education Ideas and Instructors


Southwestern Oklahoma State University is currently scheduling non-credit continuing education activities for the Weatherford area.

The SWOSU Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is searching for new activities and instructors that will serve community needs.

Anita Blankenship, director of the OSP, said CE activities can be designed for individuals, groups or organizations. Activity age groups can be adult, youth or children.

OSP welcomes any ideas concerning new activities and every attempt will be made to offer activities suggested. Activities for professional development that award continuing education units (CEU) will also be considered. The SWOSU continuing education activities can include short courses, seminars, workshops, tours and camps, for example, and may vary in length.  Instructors/facilitators can be compensated.

Activity subjects can include but are not limited to:  communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership and management skills, baking and cooking, food and nutrition, home and garden, floral design, interior design, languages, literature, money and finance, recreation, art, oil or acrylic painting, watercolor, stain glass instruction, music, sports, card games, multi-cultural issues, genealogy, rare books, computer training, internet and e-mail, web page design, seniors’ computer series, quilt-making, creative crochet, sewing, dance, creative writing, poetry, calligraphy, aerobics and exercise, yoga, health care issues, hunter education, entrepreneurship program, real estate, photography, scrapbooks, photo albums, antiques, research, grant writing, safety, parents and family programs, historical issues, training programs, business and professional educational opportunities and many other subjects.

Area residents are asked to contact Blankenship or Iona Miller at 580.774.7012 in the SWOSU OSP for additional questions or suggestions.