New lifelong learning classes come to Delta

By Jaylie Dice, photographer

Looking to deepen your knowledge and expand your interests in the New Year? Delta College is offering 17 new courses for continuing education and online learning. Whether you are hoping to acquire a valuable skill, pick up a new hobby or simply broaden your friend circle, Delta has something for you! Here are the top-five highly recommended courses for you to consider enrolling in for January-June 2018.

  1. Kickboxing: Self-Defense for Women

Get in shape and learn how to protect yourself in an attack? Sign me up! This class will increase your chances of avoiding and surviving violent attacks. We are always seeing news reports of rape, murder, kidnapping and muggings. In this day and age, it’s a necessity for women to know how to defend themselves.


Section 1: Feb.17-24

Section 2: March 24-31

Section 3: April 21-28

Saturdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Course Number: CDS-1192

  1. Parti-Tizers

What better way to bring in the New Year than learning how to be a great host at your parties? In this class you’ll learn how to easily impress your guests with quick homemade appetizers and snacks.


Jan. 30

Tuesday; 6-9 p.m.

Course Number: CFF-1204

  1. Homebrew 201: Intro to All-Grain Homebrewing

Let’s be honest: Michigan is known for its passionate love of beer. What Michigander wouldn’t want to learn how to brew their own beer from scratch? This class goes perfectly with Delta’s Homebrew 101: Intro to Homebrewing where students learn how to make their own craft brews along with the different beer basics. Homebrew 201 will teach you the more intricate steps of brewing and take your beer knowledge to the next level!


Section 1: March 7

Section 2: May 9

Wednesday; 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Course Number: CFF-1060

  1. Couponing 101 with Priscilla

After all that Christmas shopping, you’re going to need to start saving up money to pay off your credit card debt. In Couponing 101, you will learn from an instructor with over 10 years of experience who has personally saved more than $15,000 at one store in a year’s time.


Section 1: Feb. 10

Section 2: April 14

Saturdays; 1-3 p.m.

Course Number: CFH-1303

  1. Technical Writing for the Workplace

When interviewing for a job, technical writing is a highly desirable skill that employers are looking for in possible candidates. Effective workplace communications is a must to advance and be successful in your career.


April 6-May 11

Fridays; 5-8 p.m.

Course Number: CBE-1297

Registration is now open. Decide which courses interest you the most, they fill up quickly! You can register via online, mail or in person at the LifeLong Learning Office. For more information on the classes Delta offers for continuing education and online learning, visit

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