UMass Dartmouth opens Professional and Continuing Education Center in Fall River

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's new Professional and Continuing Education Center in Fall River will open this September at 139 South Main Street in the former Cherry & Webb building. Open houses at the center will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 26 and 27. Call 508-678-3636, or stop by the Professional and Continuing Education Center.

August 21, 2002 

UMass Dartmouth opens Professional and Continuing Education Center in Fall River; open houses August 26 and 27 

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s new Professional and Continuing Education Center in Fall River will open this September at 139 South Main Street in the former Cherry & Webb building. Open houses at the center will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 26 and 27. Call 508-678-3636, or stop by the Professional and Continuing Education Center. 

The center will offer graduate, undergraduate and certificate educational programs. Addionally, the center will provide specialized corporate training tracks, Microsoft certification, employee/employer training and re-certification, professional development opportunities, and personal enrichment courses. 

The Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Second Half Lifelong Learning @ 50+, as well as many businesses and service organizations are all partnering with UMass Dartmouth’s Continuing Education Division to bring educational opportunities to downtown Fall River. 

Courses are now enrolling at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Course areas include: 
Accounting, Allied Health, Business, Computers, Criminal Justice. Education, Elementary Portuguese, History, Management, Nursing, Psychology,Sociology 

Specialized Training Workshops include: 
ACLS/PAL * CPR/First Aid, Community Preservation, Composting Techniques, Conversational Portuguese/Spanish for Healthcare Professional, ACLS/PAL * CPR/First Aid, Forensic DNA Analysis, Graphic Design, Lean Manufacturing Techniques, Microsoft Information Technology, Organic Lawn Care, Running Agricultural Businesses for Profit


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