Thursday, June 30th, 2016

UA Hope-Texarkana Community Classes

Registration Form – Community Classes

U of A Hope-Texarkana Community Classes

For more information on Community Classes please call Lorena Cuellar at 870-722-8102.

New classes are added weekly, so check back often!


UA Hope Campus Classes


Beginning Beekeeping / Intro to Beekeeping – Explore the inside of a beehive with Spring Hill Bees. Students will have the opportunity to spot different types of bees – classes of workers, drones, and queen. Basic life stages of bees will be discussed and viewed. The class will be tailored to the knowledge level of participants.

We will meet at the college to review safety and address questions, then head over the Spring Hill Bees farm.

If you do not have the protective gear you may purchase it for $30. Please call 722.5201 by February 25 to order your gear.

Saturday, March 5

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.


Hempstead Hall


Heartsaver First Aid CPR Class – Heartsaver® Courses are for anyone with limited or no medical training. This CPR course is open to the public and is ideal for individuals that work at a daycare or school. It also recommended for volunteer firefighters and industries..These courses are also designed to meet OSHA requirements. Students will receive a course completion card that is valid for two years.



TI 160


Taller para Empresarios Latinos / Como Empezar y Fortalecer Su Negocio – La División de Agricultura de La Universidad de Arkansas, oficina de Hempstead County Cooperative Extension junto con U of A Hope Texarkana y la Camara de Comercio de Hope, presenta un Taller para empresarios Latinos para empezar y fortalecer su negocio. Este taller hablara de: (1) pasos esenciales para poner en marcha su negocio, (2) estructuras legales para su negocio, (3) regulaciones y licenciamientos, (4) cuestiones fundamentales para el éxito de su negocio, y (5) dificultades comunes que enfrentan empresarios.

Si gusta registrarse para el taller antemano por favor hable a 870.722.8102. Registración antemano no es requerido, personas que se presenten el día del taller serán aceptadas.

Sabado, Marzo 12

2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Hempstead Hall


Window Basics – Navigating and Organizing – Come and learn the basics of Windows! This class will walk you through the Windows file system, users, and organization techniques. This class will be helpful for anyone using Windows 8.1 and 10.

Coming in April.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Technical Industrial Building 102


ZUMBA FREE Preview – Have you wanted to try a Zumba class without the commitment? Well now is your chance! We will have a free Zumba class to get you acquainted with this Latin-inspired total body workout. Bring a friend or two! And get ready to burn some calories the rhythmic way.

Monday, March 28

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Technical Industrial Building 160


Yoga at the Hope Campus – This comprehensive introductory four week course is designed for the beginner yogi. Students will learn foundation poses, the importance of pranayama (breath) to effectively burn calories and ensure muscle engagement, and proper body alignment. Students will also learn how to simplify these poses so they are accessible for any level.

Benefits of yoga include: increased flexibility, range of motion, lower blood pressure, lower anxiety, and improves concentration and blood flow just to name a few.

This class is structured for the beginner but will deepen even the seasoned yogi’s knowledge.

Mondays Feb 8 – Feb 29 (4 wks)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.


Upstairs in the student center 202/203


Yoga at the Texarkana Campus – Kripalu Yoga is a traditional yoga practice that revitalizes the body, calms the mind, and deepens self-awareness.  Come experience the many benefits of yoga through postures, relaxation, and meditation.  This class is designed to be appropriate and safe for everyone.  Taught by Lynnel Westerman, Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor and member of the Kripalu Yoga and Ayurveda Association.

Date: TBA


Zumba – A Latin inspired total body workout that uses music and choreography to create a fitness party atmosphere. Zumba is an exercise program designed to burn calories, release endorphins and re-energize.

Mondays and Fridays April 4 – May 6 (5wks)

6 – 7 p.m.


Technical Industrial Building 160


Wildlife Management: Food Plots – Planting food plots as a wildlife management practice can have great advantages. One among many is that it may fill a nutritional gap even in a good habitat. In this introductory class, instructor Steven Sheets will cover the basics of seasonal food plots. Learn more about the role of food plots and about how to get started. This class is sponsored by Eagle Seed, they will be proving bags of seed for the students that enroll.

Tuesday, February 9

6 p.m. to 8 p.m

Hempstead Hall

Course is FREE, but pre-registration is necessary.


Computer Basics for Beginners – Overcome your computer fears with these basic computer classes. The Adult Beginners and First Time Users classes will start with getting everything turned on, using the mouse, paint, WordPad, and games. We will talk about common computer terminology and what it all means. Internet basics, email, and social media will be covered. These hands-on classes are designed to help alleviate the anxiety many new users have about computers. Discounts are available for community members over 60. Please call 870.722.8102

Thursdays, Jan 28– Feb 11


Fee: $50

Technical and Industrial Building, Room 102


Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. This life-changing class will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before.  Taught via video by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team, this course will challenge and motivate you to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever.  Please call (870) 703-4777 for any questions.

Dates: Every Tuesday. Starting January 19 to March 15

Time: 6:00pm

Location: Hempstead Hall

Cost: $93.00

Register here 


Hunter’s Education– This course is taught by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1969, must complete a hunter education course and carry a valid hunter education card to hunt in Arkansas.  Children under 16 may hunt without hunter education as long as they are under the direct supervision of an adult who is 21 years old or older and has a valid hunting license.  There is no specific age requirement to enroll in hunter education. However, the education material is based on a sixth-grade reading level. Arkansas recognizes hunter education cards from other states. Arkansas hunter education cards are recognized in all states as well as in Canada and Mexico.

Dates: TBA

Times: 8:00 a.m.

Course is FREE, but pre-registration is necessary.

Concealed Handgun License Course- This one-day class is taught by a professional Arkansas State Police instructor. Necessary for Concealed Handgun Permit in the state of Arkansas. Class time is 4-6 hours plus range time. Those who only need renewal will only do the range portion of the class. This class has limited positions available, and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.  Paid pre-registration is necessary to secure class position. Please call 870-722-8102 for more information.


February 20 from 9 am to 2 pm for New License – Fee: $115

March 5 from 9 am to 12 pm for Renewal – Fee: $50

(Fees include Hope Police Department range fee)

Place: Technical industrial building, Room 160


Learn a new skill or hobby online. Classes begin the second Wednesday of each month and run for six weeks.  You will receive two lessons per week.  Access your online classroom from the convenience of your home or office. Visit for a complete listing of courses.


  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Excel/ Word/ Access
  • Effective Business Plan Writing
  • Event Planning
  • Speed Spanish
  • A to Z GrantWriting
  • QuickBooks 2015
  • Grammar Refresher
  • Assisting Aging Parents
  • Creating Web Pages
  • Computer Skills for the Workplace
  • Writing for Children

Ed2Go Professional Development for Teachers- Arkansas Department of Education: Professional Credit for Teachers. Learn how to:

  • Ignite a desire for learning in your students.
  • Master the art of classroom discipline.
  • Guide children to greater success in reading and writing.
  • Make better use of your classroom computer.

All classes are offered online through

Work at your own pace! Over 50 classes approved by ADE.

Among those included are:

  • Intergrating Technology in the Classroom
  • Spanish in the Classroom
  • Teaching Students with Disabilities
  • Solving Classroom Discipline Problems I and II
  • Introduction to Teaching ESL/EFL
  • Singapore Math Strategies
  • TeachingScience to Grades 4-6

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