Plus 50 Lifelong Learning
Wake Tech offers courses designed especially for adults 50 and over that can help you discover a new career, improve your job search skills, plan for retirement, or explore personal interests.
At our Plus 50 events, you can sample courses and attend presentations from community experts on a wide variety of topics - small business counseling, long-term healthcare, retirement, beer brewing, flying commercial drones, and much more! Stay tuned for announcements about upcoming Plus 50 events.
Check out these programs and resources:
Become an Entrepreneur
You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor (live and in person!) in a free, confidential session, any time questions arise.
Retired to Re-hired!
Going back into the workforce can be daunting: You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace - or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Workforce Continuing Education division can help -- and the Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. This unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment.
Course Details & Registration Information
- leave the course knowing the impact of history portrayed through art.
- First session introduces the student to the concept of History Through Art and the precepts for the process.
- Healing Arts looks at both the way in which healing and medicine have been portrayed and how image has been used in teaching medicine
- Agriculture and Food looks at how the cultivation, preparation and presentation of nourishment has been portrayed and conveyed to the present
- Industry and Manufacture looks at how we learn about past processes and methods of making things is conveyed and preserved
- Lifestyle and Living is a segment that looks at how we learn of past trends and practices through the images created and preserved for our study today..
- Attendance 90% or above