Six students learn to preserve family history through Blinn College-Schulenburg course
The eight-week continuing education course guides students through goal setting, researching, organization, and production of family stories
December 6, 2017
Six students recently completed Preserving Your Family Story I, a continuing education course designed to help family historians gather and preserve cherished memories offered at Blinn College-Schulenburg.
Bob DeWitt (Schulenburg), Charles Mazac (Bastrop), Kathee Mazac (Bastrop), Barbara Schneider (Schulenburg), Martha Schultz (La Grange), and Cathleen Dunne (La Grange) finished the eight-week interactive program taught by local writer Elaine Thomas.
“I expected Blinn’s Preserving Your Family Story course to motivate me to get started, but I didn’t realize how fun the course would be,” Schultz said. “I enjoyed my classmates’ stories and Elaine Thomas is a positive force.”
The course guides students through steps such as goal setting, researching, organization, and production of their family stories with a strong emphasis on sharing weekly writing assignments orally.
For more information or to register, contact Loraine Orellana at 979-743-5237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blinn-Schulenburg offers a variety of academic transfer, workforce training and continuing education classes to fit the needs of any student. For information on course offerings and student registration, visit www.blinn.edu/schulenburg or call 979-743-5237.
Registration for Blinn’s Winter Minimester, which runs Dec. 15-22 and Jan. 3-10, is available through Dec. 14, and registration for the Spring semester is open through Jan. 15. College officials encourage early registration for convenient scheduling and placement in high-demand courses.
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