Club Westly

Club Westly - Your Place for Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning has numerous benefits including increased confidence, wider social connections, expanded possibilities in the workplace, and healthier minds and bodies, just to name a few.

Through Club Westly, you can take a class to learn for leisure, to stay relevant in the workplace, to keep your mind sharp or simply to fight boredom!

Pouring a glass of wineFeatured Class: Wines from Around the World

Broaden your knowledge of wine by joining us as we explore the foundations of different wine types. Each month you will taste your way through two to three different worldwide regions of the featured wine while discussing popular food pairings. Must be at least 21 to attend. Registration ends the Tuesday prior to class. David Pearce-Smith, assistant sommelier at Rolling Rock Club, $25 tuition + $10 material fee

  • Chardonnay from California, Chablis, & Macon
    • Monday, July 6, 6-7 p.m.
    • PRDX 9037-53
  • Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles, California, Chile & Barossa,
    Australia
    • Monday, August 3, 6-7 p.m.
    • PRDX 9037-54
  • Aromatic from Mosel Germany (sweet & dry) & Alsace (semi-dry)
    • Monday, September 14, 6-7 p.m.
    • PRDX 9037-55 

Fun with Friends

Bring your friends. Make some more. Discover new interests.

Broaden your knowledge of wine by joining us as we explore the foundations of different wine types. Each month you will taste your way through two to three different worldwide regions of the featured wine while discussing popular food pairings. Must be at least 21 to attend. Registration ends the Tuesday prior to class. David Pearce-Smith, $25 tuition + $10 material fee

  • Chardonnay from California, Chablis, & Macon
    • PRDX 9037-53           Monday, July 6, 6-7 p.m.
  • Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles, California, Chile & Barossa, Australia
    • PRDX 9037-54          Monday, August 3, 6-7 p.m.
  • Aromatic from Mosel Germany (sweet & dry) & Alsace (semi-dry)
    • PRDX 9037-55        Monday, September 14, 6-7 p.m.

Create beautiful images from repetitive patterns in an easy to learn format. This fascinating new art form increases focus and creativity while providing a fun and lighthearted way to relax and intentionally shift your attention. Additional Zentangle supplies will be available in class. Paulette Harvey, $12 tuition + $10 material fee

RTSX 9900-50            Friday, June 19, 9-11 a.m.

Personal Enrichment

Explore a new interest!

A program of continuous, non-strenuous movements designed to improve mental focus and concentration, relax and tone the major joints in the body, increase energy levels and build internal strength and suppleness. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Linda Vucelich, $35 tuition

MEDX 8018-10 5 Thursdays starting August 6, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

You will learn about the history while working through a series of patterns designed to introduce you to a new skill each week. A $25 deposit for tools will be paid to the instructor the first night of class, which will be returned when the tools are returned. Marion Warzel, $69 tuition + $10 material fee

CRFX 0540-60 6 Tuesdays starting June 16, 6-9 p.m. (Westmoreland-Latrobe)

When the stakes are high some professionals, such as pilots and surgeons, rely on checklists to ensure things go according to plan. Your retirement should be no different. This course is designed to walk you through a seven-point comprehensive checklist to determine if you have your ducks in a line regarding your retirement. We will explore the essential items that should be “checked off” before you decide to retire. Jack George, CFP®, CLTC, CMP, $19 tuition

FINX 6719-01 Thursday, June 25, 6-8 p.m.

Buttercream cupcake bouquets make a perfect, unique gift or beautiful covered dish. Impress your family and friends with this fun and simple technique. No cake decorating experience necessary. A supply list will be mailed. Registration closes one week prior to start date. Judy DeWitt, $25 tuition

FODX 1020-01 2 Wednesdays starting June 17, 6-8 p.m.

Warrior Women is a proven personal violence prevention program developed to teach women techniques to limit potentially dangerous situations. Class is hands-on, entertaining and filled with practical skills that are practiced with each participant. The techniques are simple and highly effective for creating a window of escape. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Cassandra Kintigh, $15 tuition

PHSX 2153-10 Friday, July 10, 9 a.m.-noon

Bonsai is an art form using cultivation techniques to produce small trees in a container. You can purchase a Bonsai tree, but it is much more interesting to grow and style one yourself. You will learn how to select and care for a tree. Nancy Neel, Sunny Sprouts Greenhouse, $10 tuition

NTRX 0615-10 Monday, July 13, 6-8 p.m.

Intergenerational Classes

Make memories with a child in your life while learning something new.

Experience yoga with a child in your life. You will practice gentle stretches, including partner yoga poses, and different kinds of breathing. Yoga enhances flexibility, strength and coordination. One adult must accompany each child. Both must register.
Bring yoga mats. Saroja Chandra, $29 tuition

PHSK 9457-90 6 Thursdays starting June 18, 5-6 p.m.
(Westmoreland-Murrysville)

Give your child a gift that will last a lifetime; the gift of meditation. A simple yet effective technique will bring many benefits of
“quiet time” including mental, emotional and intellectual development. Tools will be made by each child to take home to help
continue their practice. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Both must register. Linda Yarbrough, $8 tuition + $5
material fee

PRDK 3058-96 Thursday, June 25, 6-8:30 p.m.

Make memories in the kitchen as you prepare homemade gnocchi and tomato sauce. One adult must accompany each child. Both must register. Bring aprons to class. Dianne Palmieri, $10 tuition + $4 material fee

FODK 2749-96 Tuesday, June 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m

Come join us and prepare delicious blueberry and strawberry muffins as you make memories in the kitchen. One adult
must accompany each child. Both must register. Bring a drink and aprons to class. Dianne Palmieri, $10 tuition + $5 material fee

FODK 7553-96 Thursday, July 16, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Make memories in the kitchen as Chef Schmucker introduces you to different types of pastas used throughout history and
today. He will also show you the different ways to make fresh and dry pastas, which you will prepare. You will make sauce from
scratch to accompany your pastas. One adult must accompany each youth. Both must register. Bring an apron for each of
you. Chef Scott Schmucker, Ed.D., CEC, CCE, $39 tuition + $10 material fee

FODX 6503-10 Wednesday, July 22, 5-8:30 p.m.

Professional Development

Expand your knowledge. Chase better career prospects. Increase your earning power.

Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence. Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit to influence others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned. The action takes place in attending meetings, running meetings, interacting with others 1:1, and employing successful techniques to convince and influence others. You can become a leader if you know the dos and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, and what not to do. William Draves, $145 tuition, 1.6 CEUs

JREX 1360-W1 July 6-July 31 (online)

Designed for non-lawyers, this course will provide business owners, managers, supervisors and HR professionals with a roadmap for effectively handling complicated employee-related issues that affect today’s legal-prone work environment. Each class contains guidelines, step-by-step compliance instructions, and practical leadership skills, methods, and techniques proven strategies for successfully managing employees and for complying with state and federal workplace laws. Lupe McElroy, $195 tuition (includes book), 1.6 CEUs

SMBX 9006-W1 July 6-July 31 (online)

Evaluate the many aspects and potential hurdles of your business and build the business plan, one step at a time. Focusing on the most critical components of the business plan enables you to uncover hidden risks and assess the business from a marketing, management and financial vantage point. Mary Beth Izard, MBA, $195 tuition (includes book), 1.6 CEUs

SMBX 0448-W1 July 6-July 31 (online)

Gain skills to be an effective team member and leader in the workplace by taking control of the conversation, managing your reactions and navigating problematic interactions with ease. These skills will guide you to find your voice and communicate effectively in workplace interactions, making day-to-day interactions run smoothly. Kate Webster, $245 tuition (includes book), 1.6 CEUs

JREX 1348-W1 July 6-July 31 (online)

Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to and what messages they value. Generations X and Y are significantly different than the Boomer generation. Each generation has different expectations and styles of work in the workplace. How-to tips and techniques for managing Boomers, Gen Xer and Millennials in the workplace will identified. Karissa Dellabough, $175 tuition (includes book), 1.6 CEUs

JREX 4859-W1 August 3-August 28 (online)

Acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field or in any line of work. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to learn and use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena. Christina Mitchell, $195 tuition, 1.6 CEUs

JREX 6657-W1 July 6-31 (online)

Gain a basic understanding of the field of cybersecurity and why it is necessary today. We’ll review past cybersecurity attacks and the potential cost of recovery, along with types of emerging threats, like Ransomware, phishing schemes and identity theft. Following this class, you can take your learning to the next step with Introduction to Cybersecurity. Michael Caglia, $29 tuition, .2 CEUs

DAPX 1250-01 Wednesday, June 17, 6-8 p.m.

This Cisco Networking Academy explores cyber trends, threats and the broader topic of cybersecurity in a way that will matter to YOU. For instance, you’ll learn how to protect your personal privacy online while gaining additional insight on the challenges companies, governmental and educational institutions face today. Michael Caglia, $185 tuition, 1.5 CEUs

DAPX 1251-10 5 Wednesdays starting July 8, 6-9 p.m

Data analysis is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after skills in the workplace. Companies have vast amounts of data, but it is rare to have someone with the ability to analyze that data to see trends and make predictions. This course will give you a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting. John Rutledge, $195 tuition, 1.6 CEUs

JREX 3029-W1 June 1-26 (online)

You will be introduced to the essential Excel features. You will create worksheets by entering and editing data, manage and navigate worksheets and workbooks, create formulas, use functions, manipulate worksheet data, format worksheet contents and prepare, set up and print information. Windows knowledge is required. Textbook available at the College Store. Bring flash drive to class. 30-minute lunch on your own. Richard Martz, $59 tuition + required textbook, .6 CEUs

DAPX 1778-01 Friday, July 24, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

This hands-on boot camp will show you how to navigate the new interface; use the Windows apps and desktop applications to complete tasks; install new apps and multitask with multiple programs; work with files and folders; use Cortana and Edge for web browsing; customize the Windows 10 environment and use the security features. Previous exposure to personal computers and the Internet is required. Textbook available at the College Store. Bring flash drive to class. 30-minute lunch on your own. Carol Shoemaker, $59 tuition + required textbook, .6 CEUs

DAPX 9117-01 Friday, June 19, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Become familiar with the essential Word working environment, including the Word Start screen with BackStage View to manage and open your saved documents. Instruction will be provided on using the Word Interface, navigating and entering text using both the keyboard shortcuts, mouse and touch screen, personalizing tabs, ribbons and the quick access toolbar, and using file explorer to locate files stored on your computer or Flash Drive. Create new documents and learn editing techniques that you can use to change text, formats, margins, styles, and insert bullets, numbers or tabs. Save documents in PDF or Word older versions. Windows knowledge is required. Textbook available at the College Store. Bring flash drive to class. 30-minute lunch on your own. Carol Shoemaker, $59 tuition + required textbook, .6 CEUs

DAPX 9226-01 Friday, June 26, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Keep the information in your Word document easy to read using tables, charts or headers and footers. Explore QuickParts to insert preformatted text and reach beyond your desktop to work with documents saved and stored in your OneDrive cloud storage. Inspect a document before sharing, limit others editing, track the editing and formatting changes others have made, create comments, and combine or compare separate reviewer’s comments. Work with mass mailing tools to communicate with a large number of people. Windows and Word knowledge is required. Textbook available at the college bookstore. Bring flash drive to class. 30-minute lunch on your own. Carol Shoemaker, $59 tuition + $2 material fee + required text, .6 CEUs

DAPX 9204-10 Friday, July 17, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

If you are new to Project Management, train and earn your PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) ®. The CAPM certification is designed as an entry-level certification for project managers with minimal experience. By training for and passing your CAPM certification you can demonstrate clear foundational training and skills to begin your career as a Project Manager. To earn your CAPM, you need to have: High School or equivalent diploma; minimum of 1500 hours experience or 23 hours of Project Management training (this course satisfies the training requirement). Courseware and test voucher included. $2,380 tuition, 3.2 CEUs

This class is offered in an Online Live format in partnership with New Horizons. In this format, you have the benefits of being in a dynamic interactive learning enironment while being at home, work or anywhere with Internet access. These online classes are instructor-led and synchronous.

JREX 6659-W3 Tuesday through Friday, May 26-29, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (online)

JREX 6659-W1 Monday through Thursday, June 22-25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

JREX 6659-W2 Monday through Thursday, July,20-23 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

JREX 6659-W3 Tuesday through Friday, August 11-14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

JREX 6659-W4 Tuesday through Friday, September 22-25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

Gain an understanding of data analysis with Power BI. You will learn how to create visualizations, implement the Power BI mobile app. Prior to taking the class, it is recommended you have excellent knowledge of relational databases and reporting, basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake), some exposure to programming constructs (such as looping and branching) and familiarity with Excel. $1,785 tuition, 2.4 CEUs

This class is offered in an Online Live format in partnership with New Horizons. In this format, you have the benefits of being in a dynamic interactive learning environment while being at home work or anywhere with Internet access. These online classes are instructor-led and synchronous.

JREX 0009-W3  Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, May 18-20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

JREX 0009-W1 Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, June 24-26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

JREX 0009-W2 Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, July 15-17, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (online)

JREX 0009-W3 Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, August 24-26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

JREX 0009-W4 Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, September 21-23, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (online)

Add BI techniques to your Excel data analysis. Learn to explore and extend a classic Excel dashboard and an Excel data model, create measures using advanced DAX functions and create a Power BI dashboard with Excel. Prior to taking the course, you should have experience analyzing data with Excel. $1,785 tuition, 2.4 CEUs

This class is offered in an Online Live format in partnership with New Horizons. In this format, you have the benefits of being in a dynamic interactive environment while being at home, work or anywhere with Internet access. These online classes are instructor-led and synchronous.

JREX 0008-W2 Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, May 27-29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

JREX 0008-W1 Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, July 6-8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

JREX 0008-W2 Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, August 5-7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

JREX 0008-W3 Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, September 9-11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (online)

Registration

Ready to register? Call us at  724-925-4204 with your course code and payment information. We look forward to seeing you!