Saint Martin's extension campus offers two new programs

Monday, December 31, 2001

Fort Lewis, Wash. - Saint Martin's College announces two new offerings at its Fort Lewis Army Post and McChord Air Force Base Extension Campuses for Term 3. The new offerings are a special education endorsement and a computer science minor.

The special education endorsement is for students who are working on their teaching degrees and certificates, or for teachers who want to add an endorsement. To receive an endorsement, students are required to complete 21 semester hours, or seven classes. Classes meet weekly during the evening for 16 weeks and are offered year-round at either Fort Lewis or McChord Extension Campuses.

Students earning a computer science minor will learn how to apply computer applications and will learn to operate several software programs, such as Power Point, Excel and Word. The classes are offered twice a week or on weekends at the computer lab at McChord Air Force Base. The minor requires 21 semester hours, or seven classes.

Term 3 Saturday and evening classes run Jan. 7 through March 5.

Registration for Term 3 classes continues through Jan. 7. Students may register at the David L. Stone Education Building, at 19th Street and Colorado Avenue Center, Building 6242, Room B-152, or at Building 851 on Lincoln Boulevard, Suite 337. The extension programs are offered by Saint Martin's College in Lacey.

Cindy Richards, director of extension programs, said the extension campuses extended times classes are offered to accommodate students who work full-time.

For information about these programs call (253) 964-4688 or (253) 584-3533, or e-mail crichard@stmartin.edu. Interested students may also log onto the college's extension campus Web site at www.stmartin.edu/ExtenstionCampuses.

For more information:
Cindy Richard, director
Saint Martin's College extension programs
(235) 964-4688 or crichard@stmartin.edu

Kara Klotz, communication specialist
Saint Martin's College office of communication
(360) 438-4541 or kklotz@stmartin.edu