RWU School of Continuing Studies Partnering with Westerly Education Center

University will offer four courses in Westerly during semester starting Jan. 24

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Edward Fitzpatrick

WESTERLY, R.I. ­­– The Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies is partnering with the Westerly Education Center to offer courses for the semester that begins Jan. 24.

RWU will offer four courses at the Westerly Education Center, which is managed by the State of Rhode Island’s Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner and located 23 Friendship St., Westerly. Those four courses are: Introduction to Computer Software, Introduction to Public Health, Spanish in the Workplace and Foundations of Education. Also, beginning Feb. 5, RWU will offer a cybersecurity career pathway program.

“Westerly Education Center is thrilled Roger Williams University is expanding access of their courses in southwestern Rhode Island,” said Amy Grzybowski, executive director of the Westerly Education Center. “Providing course options and learning opportunities to adults and high school students alike who are exploring career pathways helps prepare our workforce for jobs in sectors critical to Rhode Island’s future prosperity.”

“The School of Continuing Studies is excited to be partnering with Westerly Education Center,” said Jamie Scurry, dean of the RWU School of Continuing Studies. “The vision set out for the center is aligned to our ethos and goal of removing barriers and obstacles to accessing education programs and opportunities. Meeting students, families and employers where they are is not only critical to this goal, it allows for us to contextualize our programs and curriculum to ensure that each student is exceptionally prepared to achieve their goals and be workforce ready.”

If you are interested, go to the Rhode Island Advanced Coursework Network Registration Portal and enter “Westerly” in the search box.