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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Workforce and Community Services

Workforce and Community Services (WCS) is dedicated to providing customer-driven workforce development and job training focusing on developing and enhancing personal and professional skills to meet the needs of the community and employers. Committed to helping people and businesses realize their potential and increase productivity, WCS offers high-quality instruction and programs consistent with current and emerging educational and labor market needs.

Customized Training Solutions for Business and Industry

Put the power of customized contract training to work for your organization. Owens brings you precision-crafted education featuring polished presenters and measurable results.

Working with Owens Corporate Training means.


Training when and where you want it - your place or ours, 24/7

Presenters with many years of real-world experience, ready to share valuable knowledge

Content aligned with your organization’s strategic goals

Dividends for your organization’s success and bottom line

Owens-branded completion certificates for each participant

Think of us as a branch of your training department


Dedicated training for your organization is a cost-effective, efficient, and convenient way to train employees. We take pride in crafting training that ensures everyone in your organization shares a common vision - based on the story you tell us as we learn about your organization. The Owens Corporate Training team models our services around the time-tested techniques endorsed by the Learning Resource Network (LERN), an international association of lifelong learning.

Personal and Professional Enrichment

WCS offers a wide variety of non-credit courses, seminars and training opportunities. Whether your objective is to get a better job, improve your technical skills, or just improve the quality of your life, we have the offerings that will fit your needs.

Learn On-line

On-line (or web-based) classes are a great learning solution that fits your hectic schedule. We offer an incredible variety of on-line learning opportunities – from quick skills enhancement classes to industry-backed certificate courses that take only a few months to complete. Whether you need to sharpen skills to keep up with your existing job or chart a whole new career path, we have the right on-line courses for you. We even offer personal enrichment classes that make life more fun!

Community and Customized Courses are Offered throughout the year.

For more information

call 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7357 or (567) 661-7357

For a complete listing of non-credit courses, visit the Workforce & Community Services Website.

  • Free convenient parking at multiple locations
  • Classes are short-term and can easily fit your schedule

Expand your knowledge Professionally and Personally:

Alternative Energy Classes

Artful Living

Community Service

Computer Classes

Emergency and Response Preparedness

Health and Fitness

Homeschooler Classes

Kids Classes

Motorcycle Safety

On-line Learning

Personal Enrichment

Professional Development

Skilled Trades Training


Business and Industry Representatives, contact Workforce & Community Services for:

  • Consulting services
  • Customized training needs
  • Assessments

Any of these services can be brought to your location