UAMS News Bureau
Office of Communications & Marketing
4301 West Markham #890
Little Rock, AR 72205-7199
Friday, October 12, 2012
Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
Wireless phone: 501-951-7260
UAMS Sets SeniorNet November Computer Classes
LITTLE ROCK – Computer classes on Fundamentals for Beginners, Introduction to Computers, The Internet and Genealogy-Legacy 7 will be taught in late October to late November for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. The extended schedule is to allow for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no classes the holiday week.
Classes begin Oct. 29. They are:
• Fundamentals for Beginners, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – noon
• The Internet, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 – 3 p.m.
• Introduction to Computers, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
• Genealogy-Legacy 7, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 – 3 p.m.
The monthly cost is $45 per course for individuals and $75 for couples. An optional textbook is $15. The program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. Classes are in Room 2156 at the Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock.
For more information and to register for a class, call (501) 603-1262, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, it is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,800 students and 790 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com.