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Tulane's spring semester offers classes for entertainment or enrichment

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This is a news release from Tulane

Officials with the Tulane School of Continuing Studies’ Mississippi Coast Campus have announced that the 2016 spring semester will start on Monday, January 11, and the upcoming semester offers new classes for people seeking personal enrichment or those seeking entertainment. The registration deadline for this semester is Friday, January 22.
 
Included in more than 40 classes offered this spring, Tulane’s Mississippi Coast Campus is offering a Medieval Lives course and a class called the Gulf Coast Theater Experience. The two new classes are a result of student feedback and the faculty’s commitment to meeting the educational needs and personal interests of the coastal community.  
 
Robert Kearns will teach Medieval Lives on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8:10 p.m. This class will focus on one of the most politically fluid and ethnically diverse periods in Italian Medieval history. During this class students will learn the history of the time period from firsthand accounts of leaders, heroes, prophets and villains. Students will examine the Medieval life from a verbal and physical point of view, and they will interact with several artifacts and replicas from Italian Medieval times. Gulf Coast Theater Experience will meet Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:10 p.m., and William Koolsbergen will lead this class. This course will teach students how to evaluate a performance, and students will attend five local theater rehearsals and productions where they will critique each performance.
 
Anyone interested in pursuing a degree from the Tulane School of Continuing Studies and increasing their knowledge and potential earning capacity is encouraged to call the Tulane University Mississippi Coast Campus at (228) 388-5769 or visit the school’s website at www.scs.tulane.edu/campuses/miss.
 
Tulane’s School of Continuing Studies offers competitive tuition rates; moreover, every seventh undergraduate class is free (application required). Tulane also caters to the nation’s military veterans offering them special discounts and is ranked a top-rated university by U.S. News for serving the needs of veterans. Furthermore, the Mississippi Coast Campus provides a Certifying Officer who personally assists Veterans in making a seamless transition to college life.
 
About Tulane’s MS Coast Campus
 
According to U.S. News and World Report, Tulane University is among the top national universities in the United States, ranked 41st among the best national universities and in the top 26 for its service learning programs. As with all degrees from Tulane, a degree from Tulane’s School of Continuing Studies enjoys a national and international reputation that will continue to grow in value and prestige. The faculty members are professionals in their fields. Most are actively practicing, and all hold advanced degrees. The MS Coast Campus has been serving the educational needs of the coastal community since 2002, and it currently offers undergraduate degrees in Applied Business, Homeland Security, Media Arts, Applied Computing, Health and Wellness, Social Science, Humanities and a Master of Liberal Arts.
 

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