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Oct
04

Planning A Career in Real Estate - Richland

Tue, Oct 4, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Pippin Conference Room

Thinking of switching careers to real estate? The course is led by Sauk County's 'go-to' agents, Nanci Calflisch and Reagan Trimmer, who have sold hundreds of residential homes and bring more than 23 years of experience. Learn what it takes to be successful in this competitive, exciting, and lucrative field. Registration Cost: $79.00 per participant REGISTER HERE
Planning A Career in Real Estate - Richland
Oct
04
Oct
06

Hiring the Right Person

Thu, Oct 6, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Rodem Room

We have all known employees who shined during an interview but tarnished quickly once on the job. This half-day skill-building participant-centered workshop is designed to assist supervisors and managers in improving their abilities to conduct an effective selection interview. Registration cost: $159.00 per partiicipant REGISTER HERE
Hiring the Right Person
Oct
06
Oct
08

Introduction to Water-bath Canning

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM | UW-Platteville

Was your garden a little too bountiful this year? Canning is a simple and economical way to preserve high-acid foods. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of water bath canning techniques and receive an informative walk-through of canning jellies. Registration Cost: $39.00 per participant REGISTER HERE
Introduction to Water-bath Canning
Oct
08
Oct
12

Building a Culture of Care in the Workplace

Wed, Oct 12, 2022 | 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | Room 0010

We spend an average of 25% of our lives at work so it is important to enjoy it! Today's workers want to feel valued, safe, and want to work for a company that is inclusive. This workshop draws on research in business and positive psychology to identify the causes and consequences of low job satisfaction and provides useful strategies for...
Building a Culture of Care in the Workplace
Oct
12
Oct
13

Becoming a Singer/Songwriter

Thu, Oct 13, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Pippin Conference Room

Singing is a joyous and fulfilling activity, but it's also an art form that takes a lot of physical, mental, and emotional work. Natural talent is great, but it takes more to turn it into a career. So, are you up for the challenge? Join singer songwriter Derek Ramnarace to see if you have what it takes. This workshop will...
Becoming a Singer/Songwriter
Oct
13
Oct
18

Learn to Turn: An Introduction to Woodturning

Tue, Oct 18, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Rm 0015 - UW-Platteville, Russell Hall

Tuesdays, October 18, 25, Nov. 1, 15, 22 (No class Nov. 8th) from 6-9 pm Take five hands-on beginner woodturning classes. Possible projects include a bud vase, weed pot, spinning top, honey dipper, mallet, pen, bowl and platter. Make a treasured gift. Maximum of 8 students. Registration cost: $135.00 per participant REGISTER HERE
Learn to Turn:  An Introduction to Woodturning
Oct
18
Oct
27

Bridging the Generation Gap

Thu, Oct 27, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Rodem Room

Generational differences can be the root of several issues in a workplace, including misunderstandings, poor customer service, and conflict in work ethics. In this half-day skill-building workshop, participants will utilize interactive exercises to define four different generational cultures, decode generational miscommunications, and recognize and resolve real-life intergenerational issues. Come in with an open mind and ready to learn! Registration Cost:...
Bridging the Generation Gap
Oct
27
Oct
27

All About Orchids - Baraboo Sauk County

Thu, Oct 27, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Rodem Room

How can you grow and enjoy orchids in your own home? Experienced orchid grower and UW-Platteville Assistant Provost Dr. Michael Compton will teach you the different types of orchids, their needs, and how to best grow and use these plants. Learn tips and techniques for repotting and propagating orchids and discover some unique native orchids. Participants will take home their...
All About Orchids - Baraboo Sauk County
Oct
27
Nov
03

Presentation Skills: Be Your Informative or Persuasive Best

Thu, Nov 3, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM | Rodem Room - UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County campus

No matter your field or industry, the ability to be informative and persuasive is essential to presenting yourself well. In this two-day skill-building workshop, participants will use interactive exercises to learn and identify the strategies for an effective presentation. You'll also learn to identify the four styles of communication, discuss the steps of an effective communication strategy, and list the...
Presentation Skills: Be Your Informative or Persuasive Best
Nov
03
Nov
03

Basic Image Editing

Thu, Nov 3, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Room 106

Edit and enhance your digital photographs by learning editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop. Topics include correcting and enhancing lighting and color, cropping, straightening, making selections, using image layers, and preparing an image for printing and the web. No class Nov. 24th Registration Cost: $99.00 per Participant REGISTER HERE
Basic Image Editing
Nov
03
Nov
03

All About Orchids - Richland

Thu, Nov 3, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Pippin Conference Room

How can you grow and enjoy orchids in your own home? Experienced orchid grower and UW-Platteville Assistant Provost Dr. Michael Compton will teach you the different types of orchids, their needs, and how to best grow and use these plants. Learn tips and techniques for repotting and propagating orchids and discover some unique native orchids. Participants will take home their...
All About Orchids - Richland
Nov
03
Nov
10

Active Listening Skills-Now Hear This!

Thu, Nov 10, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Rodem Room

Becoming an active listener means going beyond just listening. This participant-centered workshop will impart the characteristics of good listeners and active listening skills. Interactive exercises allow participants to analyze and improve poor listening habits and identify techniques to improve these behaviors. Registration Cost: $159.00: Participant REGISTER HERE
Active Listening Skills-Now Hear This!
Nov
10
Dec
03

Winter Sowing

Sat, Dec 3, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM | UW-Platteville Campus

Winter sowing your seeds gives you a head start on blooms and beauty for the following summer. It's simple and economical – and doesn't require special lights or other setup requirements. Every participant will walk away with a small lettuce garden and the knowledge to do more winter sowing on their own. Price does not include cost of materials -...
Winter Sowing
Dec
03