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Courses for Community

Fall 2013

Art Series P.6

SAT Prep P.3

Writing P.7

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A Glance

In this Catalog
Wherever you’ve been and wherever you’re going in life, Salem College Courses for Community offers a series of courses to aid you in the journey.
Our unique role is to make high-quality non-credit courses accessible to everyone, creating opportunities to keep your mind active and engaged. The program offers interesting and affordable classes in a safe, comfortable environment with the majority of classes meeting on the beautiful Salem College campus. There are 39 exciting opportunities to increase your knowledge and activity level, improve your lifestyle and provide personal enjoyment throughout the fall.

SAT Prep Critical Reading and Writing—Option I SAT Prep Math—Option I

SEPTEMBER
16 17 17 17 17 18 18 19 19 23 24 28 Old Man Winter—Option I: Drawing Winter Landscapes Drawing Bridges and Stone Archways Option I (teens/adults) Trotting Tuesdays Karate for Adults (Ages 16 and Older) iPadimonium—Mastering iPad Basics Option I Relax and Paint Workshop—Option I Writing for Profit and Getting Published The Beginners Guide to Wine Critiques and Commas: How to Edit Your Writing Finding the Me in Your Memoir The History and Mystery of Tea/Tea and Chocolate Karate and Self-Defense for Women

Schedules, Registration & Credits
Classes are offered on most weekday evenings with a duration of one to two hours each session. Class and activity schedules range from single sessions to several weeks.  Prices vary depending on the type of class and number of weeks the course is scheduled to meet. Registration fees are competitive, yet affordable. Class sizes are limited in order to enhance the learning environment and encourage interaction among participants. For those seeking professional acknowledgement, certificates of completion are available upon request. Numerous courses qualify for educator renewal credits. Required documentation is provided. Courses are individually priced with group/ friend discounts available as printed. Once you are registered, a map of campus and a letter of confirmation with course details will be mailed to you. Registration is ongoing and without deadlines.

OCTOBER
1 1 14 14 14 15 15 21 22 22 23 24 28 28 Making Peace with Death The Wonderful World of Opera Grant Writing Fundamentals Bend & Twist Wirework Jewelry—Earrings Wonderful World of Wine—The New World Creative Discovery for businee and life Writing Through Grief Persuasive Communication Write a Novel in a Month SAT Prep Critical Reading and Writing—Option II Low-Impact Belly Dance Fitness for the Mature Woman SAT Prep Math—Option II Bend & Twist Wirework Jewelry—Pendants Old Man Winter—Option II: Painting Winter Landscapes Watercoloring Bridges and Stone Archways—Option II (teens/adults) iPadimonium: Mastering iPad Basics—Option II Relax and Paint Workshop—Option II

Useful Information
Download this catalog or course schedule www.salem.edu/community/cfc General Information 336-721-2855

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with a customized gift certificate for any occasion. Our courses make excellent gifts and are educational, fun and provide an outlet for people to gather and learn something new and interesting.

NOVEMBER
4 5 7 11 12 Let’s Paint a Snowman (Ages 9 and Older) Organizing 101: Simplify Your Life! The Art and Science of Pairing Wine with Food Bend & Twist Wirework Jewelry—Necklace Downsize…Start Now! It’s never too early!

On the Cover: A view from the back porch of Main Hall, Salem College. By Anna Gallimore. Many thanks to Old Salem Museum & Gardens and Home Moravian Church for their generosity in assisting the program by providing facilities.

DECEMBER
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Personal and Professional Enrichment
iPadimonium: Mastering iPad Basics—Option I [Triplett]
Master your iPad by learning how to perform various functions, including: using iPhoto, viewing a slideshow, watching video, downloading and listening to music with iTunes, syncing with iTunes, using email, managing contacts, using the Safari web browser, managing applications and more. Bring to class: iPad/cable and have an iTunes account. Tuesdays, September 17 – October 22 (no class October 8) 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. $65 world to become the number one beverage consumed today, next to water. We’ll sample loose-leaf gourmet teas from major teaproducing countries as we learn the basics of varieties, processing, brewing techniques and health benefits. The second session will focus on tea and chocolate pairings to learn what chocolates go best with various teas. We’ll also look at the health benefits of moderate chocolate consumption and sample some chocolate-infused teas. Tuesdays, September 24 – October 1 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $35

through these fears to achieve a greater sense of freedom and a deeper appreciation of each moment we have to live. Tuesdays, October 1 and 15 (no class on October 8) 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. $35

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The Wonderful World of Opera [Heye]
Opera is one of the grandest of all entertainment forms, and yet it is one of the least understood. Bruce Heye will guide you through this art form so that you will appreciate all of the complexities. We will explore a variety of opera performances, focusing on “The Flying Dutchman,” which will be presented by Piedmont Opera Theatre. The fourth class will be at the Stevens Center where we will have orchestra seating for the grand performance. No refunds will be made after Oct. 1. Each participant may bring one guest to the performance for an additional $90. Tuesdays, October 1 – 29 (no class on October 8) 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $145

The History and Mystery of Tea/Tea and Chocolate Pairings [Isenberg]
Join us to explore the fascinating history of tea as it spread from China throughout the

Making Peace with Death [Hawkins]
In Ernest Becker’s landmark book The Denial
of Death, he states that our biggest fear is the fear of dying. In this course, we will examine our fears about dying and ways we can work

SAT Prep Series
SAT Prep—Math and Critical Reading and Writing
[Bell, Frietag, Nelson, Oakley]
Interested in obtaining a competitive score on the SAT? Perform up to your potential on the SAT and learn strategies for successfully taking tests and mastering daily coursework. Option I: Verbal/Writing: Tuesdays, August 27 – October 1 Math: Thursdays, August 29 – October 3 Option II: Verbal/Writing: Tuesdays, October 22 – December 3 [no class November 25 - 29] Math: Thursdays, October 24 – December 5 [no class November 25 - 29] Classes meet 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. $225 per course or $400 for any two [Math/Verbal-Writing] Required text: Barron’s Educational Series; Barron’s SAT, 26 Edition, purchased at campus bookstore [prior to class starting] or online. Pre-registration is required. Call 336-721-2855

Note: Option I courses
are completed prior to the October 5 and November 2, 2013, SAT testing dates. Option II courses are completed prior to the December 7, 2013, SAT testing date.

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Bend and Twist Wirework Jewelry—Earrings [Kuser]
In this workshop, students will create several pieces of jewelry, including two pairs of earrings. Students also will learn how to forge wire – a simple technique that adds a design element to jewelry pieces. Monday, October 14, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. $25

Persuasive Communication [Neher]
Sharpen your skills to be a more effective and engaging communicator. Great for learning how to get your point across, sell your idea or product or yourself and even rally the troops or your family around your point of view. Mondays and Thursdays, October 21 - November 4 (no class October 31). 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. $65

iPadimonium: Mastering iPad Basics—Option II [Triplett]
Master your iPad by learning how to perform various functions including: using iPhoto, viewing a slideshow, watching video, downloading and listening to music with iTunes, syncing with iTunes, using email, managing contacts, using the Safari web browser, managing applications and more. Bring to class: iPad/cable and have an iTunes account. Tuesdays, October 29 – November 26 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. $65

Creative Discovery [Marvin]
This course, designed for business managers, team leaders and teachers, will help you rediscover your creative energy and teach you ways to nurture creativity and innovation in others. You will also increase creative problem-solving abilities by improving observation skills, exploring techniques employed by innovative thinkers and developing a personal toolbox for idea generation. Tuesdays, October 15 – November 5 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. $65

Bend and Twist Wirework Jewelry—Pendants [Kuser]
In this workshop, students will create two different pendants. Students will also learn how to forge wire – a simple technique that adds a design element to jewelry pieces. Monday, October 28. 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. $25

Organizing 101: Simplify Your Life! [Hunter]
Learning the basic principles of organizing will help students in the class formulate an organizational system they can implement at home or work. Fundamentals of managing paper, documents and photos, along with methods of eliminating clutter and organizing the essentials will be discussed. Tuesday, November 5. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. $35

Wine* with Bruce Heye
The Beginners Guide to Wine
Why miss out on the joy of wine just because you think it is too hard to understand? Over the last 12 years Bruce Heye, “The Wine Guy,” has made hundreds of beginners feel comfortable with making wine selections. This course explores the basics, including how to read wine labels and distinguish the differences between styles and varieties of wine, and finishes with a visit to a local winery to learn how wine is made. Thursdays, September 19, 26 and October 3 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $80

The Art and Science of Pairing Wine with Food
Why be intimidated by ordering wine in a restaurant when this threesession course can provide the confidence to order with proficiency? We will explore various wine styles to determine what works with varied foods. Thursdays, November 7, 14 and 21 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $80

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In Focus…Wine Stories
Wine is more than a beverage. In this class we will explore many interesting wine-related stories—wine fraud, Chateau Mouton Rothschild, WWII wine taxation, etc.—and along the way taste wines produced by some of those interesting wine people. Tuesdays, December 3 and 10 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $80
*A Riedel glass will be included in the course fee and given at the class to each participant. All wine series participants must be 21 years old.

Wonderful World of Wine—The New World
The wonderful world of wine is developing rapidly, and this class will explore this growth in North and South America, Africa, South Pacific countries and Asia. Cultural differences, as well as wine types and styles, will be explored through discussions and tastings. Mondays, October 14 - 28 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $80

Bend and Twist Wirework Jewelry—Necklace [Kuser]
In this workshop, students will create a freeform wire necklace. Students will also learn how to forge wire – a simple technique that adds a design element to jewelry pieces. Monday, November 11. 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. $25

Health and Fitness
Trotting Tuesdays [Lovell]
This course does not require riding experience and is taught at Cash Lovell Stables in Winston-Salem. The facility has an indoor riding arena where you will learn the basics of safe and fun English horseback riding. This course is open to beginner level riders of all ages, as well as those who are returning to the saddle. Tuesdays, September 17 – October 15 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. $165

Downsize…Start Now! It’s Never too Early! [Hunter]
This class is designed to give “baby boomers” and older adults information to help them “age in place” or relocate to a smaller home. We will offer tips and techniques ranging from selecting “essentials” to organizing papers, documents and photos. Students will learn how to resolve their own downsizing issues and/or how to help a relative or friend who might need to downsize. Principles of organizing will be included. Suggested but not required text: Downsize… Start Now! (ISBN# 978-0-9884420-0-9). Tuesday, November 12. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. $35

Karate for Adults (Ages 16 and Older) [Geda and Sheaffer]
This course is designed as an introduction to karate and self-defense. You will learn basic moves of traditional Wado-Ryu Karate, as well as self-defense, first kata (series of movements against an invisible opponent) and an introduction to sparring (kumite). You will have the opportunity to earn a yellow belt in Wado-Ryu Karate by the end of the course. Comfortable clothes will be needed. Uniform (gi) is available for purchase, but not required. Classes will be held at Japan Karate Institute of N.C. in Winston-Salem Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 17 – October 10 6:30 – 7:20 p.m. $65

Karate and Self-Defense for Women [Geda and Kerr]
This course is designed as an introduction to karate and self-defense for women. You will learn basic moves of traditional Wado-Ryu karate as well as self-defense, first kata (series of movements against an invisible opponent) and introduction to sparring (kumite). You will have the opportunity to earn a yellow belt in Wado-Ryu Karate by the end of the course. Our purpose is to share skills and resources, promote excellence in the martial arts and encourage the widest range of women to train in the spirit of building individual and collective strength. Comfortable clothes will be needed. Uniform (gi) is available for purchase but not required. Classes will be held at Japan Karate Institute of N.C. in Winston-Salem. Every other Saturdays, September 28, October 12, 26, November 9, 23 and December 7. 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. $50

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Low-Impact Belly Dance Fitness for the Mature Woman [Kendrick]
This course will use basic techniques of Middle Eastern dance to stretch and tone muscles in the whole body, achieve a moderate cardio workout, improve coordination, balance and suppleness, and increase muscle awareness. Movements can be adapted to individual needs. Practitioners of Middle Eastern dance continue to enjoy the benefits of dancing into their 70s and beyond. The joyful feeling of participating in an exercise that also is a form of self-expression can be enjoyed by persons of all ages, sizes and fitness levels. No partner or experience necessary. (This course is designed for persons ages 45 and older, but younger persons are welcome.) Wednesday, October 23 - November 20 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. $55

Art Series
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with Vicki Verano
free painting workshop. Discussions and demonstrations help encourage your creative spirit. Students are encouraged to bring in photos of family trips and reference pictures to create wonderful works of art. Bring the paint medium of your choice, water-soluble oils or acrylics, canvas panels or watercolor paper, paper towels and brushes. Watercolor, ink and chalk painting are all welcome. Class size is limited. Wednesdays, September 18 – October 23 (no class October 9). 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. $130

Old Man Winter—Option I: Drawing Winter Landscapes (Teens/Adults)
Have you ever been captivated by a beautiful winter scene and wanted to learn how to draw that beauty on paper? Here’s a great class to start building your confidence in drawing, while learning perspective, shading, lifting light areas and basic abstraction. This relaxing but comprehensive drawing class will prepare students for the “Painting Winter Landscapes” class that follows. Students will develop good drawing skills – the best prerequisite to painting. Bring to class: reference pictures of your favorite charming winter scenes, a Bristol drawing tablet (smooth texture), an eraser and one HB drawing pencil. Mondays, September 16 – October 21 (no class October 7). 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. $130

paper (tablet or sheets), with no substitutions, please. Also bring reference photos, pencil, ultra-fine Sharpie, eraser, paper towels, watercolor paints, masking tape and a foam core board 16 x20 or smaller to stretch your paper. Class size is limited. “Drawing Bridges and Stone Archways - Option I” is recommended, but not required. Tuesdays, October 29 – December 3 (no class November 26). 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. $130

Old Man Winter—Option I: Painting Winter Landscapes (Teens/Adults)
Snow scenes can be tricky to paint, but with careful observation and practice you can learn how to paint the rainbow of colors in white snow. The foundation course, “Drawing Winter Landscapes,” is recommended but not required. A review will be offered in the first painting session, along with homework for all new students and those artists who wish to review drawing basics. Bring several canvas panels, paints (acrylic or water-soluble oils), brushes (including a fan brush), reference pictures, paper towels and a mixing tray. Mondays, October 28 – December 2 (no class November 25). 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. $130

Drawing Bridges and Stone Archways—Option I (Teens/Adults)
One of the most rewarding and easy ways to learn perspective is to draw bridges and archways. This is a comprehensive class for the beginner and the serious artist to learn the proper way to draw in perspective. Students will learn the easy way to find vanishing points on the horizon line and the center of an archway by drawing the arch in a box first. Bring to class: drawing pad, pencils, eraser, ultra-fine Sharpie (black or brown) and your favorite bridge and archway reference pictures. Tuesdays, September 17 – October 22 (no class October 8). 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. $130

Relax and Paint Workshop— Option II
Whether you are an avid painter or haven’t painted in years, you will enjoy this stress-free painting workshop. You are encouraged to bring in photos of family trips and reference pictures to create wonderful works of art. Bring the paint medium of your choice, water-soluble oils or acrylics, canvas panels or watercolor paper, paper towels and brushes. Watercolor, ink and chalk painting are all welcome. Class size is limited. Wednesdays, October 30 – December 4 (no class November 27). 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. $130

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Watercoloring Bridges and Stone Archways—Option II (Teens/Adults)
Whether an artist is painting an archway of a canal in Venice or a fishing bridge in North Carolina, bridges and archways are interesting subjects to paint in watercolor. Students will learn to paint thin washes with transparent color, to lift color and to add ink for structure. Bring to class: Arches watercolor

Let’s Paint a Snowman (Ages 9 and Older)
Young artists will enjoy learning all the steps to paint a snowman with a hat, scarf, pipe and all the colorations of snow. Supplies needed: one canvas panel, size 8x10 or 9x12. Paints and brushes included. Class size is limited Monday, November 4. 3:45 – 5:45 p.m. $45

Relax and Paint Workshop— Option I
Whether you are an avid painter or haven’t painted in years, you will enjoy this stress-

Writing
Writing for Profit and Getting Published [Mathosian]
This course teaches you how to develop ideas to pitch to editors and identify magazines, newspapers and trade publications for your freelance writing. You will learn how to organize and write articles, successfully query editors, price your work and make multiple sales. Designed for beginners and seasoned writers, this course provides all the information you need to become a successful freelance writer. Wednesdays, September 18 – November 13 (no class October 9) 6:30 – 8:30 p.m $85

Write a Novel in a Month [Woodring]
It is possible to draft an entire novel in a month! In this course, students and instructor will participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) together. We will begin with prewriting and planning sessions, meet throughout the month to encourage each other and write together, and meet once more after our novelwriting month to discuss revising and editing how-to’s. Important note: students will need a laptop or other device that they can bring to class to work on novel. Tuesdays, October 22, November 5, 12 and 19, December 10 (no class October 29, November 26 and December 3) 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $75

Critiques and Commas: How to Edit Your Writing [Roan]
After you’ve written your masterpiece, the next step is editing. We will cover copyediting (those pesky gerunds and participles) and line editing (characterization, tension, etc.), the grammar rules that we can break and the punctuation conventions we should follow. And we’ll use your manuscripts to learn all this. Registrants should bring seven copies of the first 10-30 pages of their manuscript to the first meeting. [Limited seating] Thursdays, September 19 - October 17 (no class October 10) 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. $60

Grant Writing Fundamentals [Rodriguez and Palmer]
In light of the current economic recession, many individuals and organizations that are affiliated with the nonprofit sector (i.e., arts-based, community-based or faith-based organizations) are seeking ways to diversify their funding. Grant proposal writing is a useful way to seek out such funds, but there are many people who do not know how or where to start. This course explores the fundamentals of grant writing: how to identify and write a needs statement, articulate smart goals and measurable action steps, draft an informed budget and craft appropriate outcome measures. This is an interactive session where participants will be given time to explore their initial request for proposal ideas. We encourage participants who already have a grant proposal in mind to bring all relevant materials, plus a notebook or laptop, to the session so they can apply their learning in real-time at the workshop. If you are interested in learning more about the nonprofit sector and fundraising, the Martha H. Fleer Center for Adult Education at Salem College offers a Not-for-Profit Management Certificate Program. Monday, October 14 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $55

Finding the Me in Your Memoir [Vincent]
Learn to tell your unique story in this new workshop filled with can-do writing exercises and an action plan for starting a memoir. Is a memoir “the truth and nothing but the truth?” Find out what to leave in and what to leave out. We’ll have fun writing – and have plenty of time for questions and sharing. No writing experience is needed. Class size limited to 12 students Mondays, September 23 – October 14 (no class October 7) 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $65

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Writing Through Grief [Vincent]
Hope may seem impossible while struggling with the pain of loss. Explore a journey from grief to healing with therapeutic writing in this powerful new workshop. We’ll look at various ways to understand and work through grief with gentle writing exercises and group sharing in a safe environment. No writing experience required. Class size limited to 12 students. Tuesdays, October 15, 22 and 29 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $65

Instructors

for Courses for Community
Extension Service, she has spent more than four years helping people discover the fascinating world of loose-leaf tea. Toronto Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, which was selected as one of the best new buildings in the world in 2006. She holds graduate degrees in music from Indiana University and in business from Columbia, with post-graduate work in creative arts education at Rutgers.

Camie Bell received a bachelor’s degree and
continued graduate work in mathematics at Appalachian State University. She has taught math in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System for more than 23 years.

Lara Kendrick has a master’s degree
in curriculum and instruction, 27 years experience as an academic instructor and more than 20 years as a dance instructor. She has traveled extensively in the U.S. and abroad researching, teaching and performing international dances. She currently teaches at various sites in Winston- Salem and is president of World Artists Mosaic, Inc.

Sue Freitag, a mathematics graduate from
Appalachian State University, has continued her graduate studies at UNC Greensboro. For more than 25 years, she has taught mathematics in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System. She has extensive training in MELT (Math Education Leadership Training), is the Math Academic Team Coach, works closely with the Math Club and is a peer tutoring sponsor at RJ Reynolds High School.

Mark Mathosian is a freelance writer,
columnist and photographer. His work has been published in a variety of publications including general readership magazines, business and trade publications and newspapers.

Chris Sheaffer, Sensei, studied Tae Kwon
Do and kick boxing as a young adult before beginning karate when he was 40 years old. Chris earned a second place in Kata (series of movements against an invisible opponent) in his class in the 2004 National AAU Tournament and won grand master in his class in the 2005 Atlanta Cup international tournament. Chris is a child psychologist and has particular interest in using martial arts instruction to help with ADHD symptoms. He holds a Nidan rank (second degree black belt) in Wado Ryu karate.

Kenneth Neher is a marketing, advertising
and sales instructor at Winston-Salem State University. He received a MBA degree from Wharton and has more than 35 years of business experience in large and small companies.

Leslie Kerr, Sensei, has been studying the
martial arts for more than 19 years, earning a black belt in Tae Kwon Do in 1998 and Nidan rank (second degree black belt) in Wado-Ryu. She is very enthusiastic about empowering women to study martial arts to feel more confident and prepared to take on any goal.

Linda Geda, Sensei, has studied karate
for more than 13 years, and is Nidan rank (second degree black belt) in Wado-Ryu karate. She enjoys introducing students of all ages to the wonderful art of karate. She wants to share the tools that have helped empower her to achieve her goals.

Sarah Nelson holds an education degree
from the University of Tennessee. She recently retired from the Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County School System after teaching for 38 years. She has been teaching the SAT Verbal/Critical Reading class at Salem for 13 years.

Jennifer Stevenson Vincent is an awardwinning professional writer and educator with more than 25 years experience. Her work has been published more than 2,000 times in newspapers and magazines across the country, and she’s been nominated journalism’s highest honor, the Pulitzer Prize. A co-founder and past president/chairman of Winston-Salem Writers, she is also an experienced workshop leader. Vincent is the creator of the Anyone Can Write and Healing Words therapeutic writing programs.

Marlene Kuser holds an MBA from
Fairleigh Dickinson University and has created one-of-a-kind jewelry and taught jewelry design techniques for more than 26 years. She has owned a co-op retail store featuring jewelry and craft classes, as well as successfully organized jewelry and craft shows. Marlene is the past president of The Bead Society of New Jersey and former vice president of public relations for the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners. She has been guest speaker and demonstrator at the East Coast Earth Science Association’s 23rd Annual Gem and Mineral Show.

Stimp Hawkins is a retired Presbyterian
minister and former Hospice chaplain. Currently, he is coordinator of the Salem College service learning curriculum.

Judy Oakley is a graduate of UNCGreensboro and completed graduate work at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England. Having spent 33 years teaching English in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, she retired in 2010. She is a consultant with the Department of Education at WinstonSalem State University. She has taught SAT preparation for Salem College for six years.

Bruce Heye, “The Wine Guy,” has taught
a wide variety of wine classes at Salem College and is a fixture at wine events in the area. After 30 years working in the financial community, Bruce turned his sights on his favorite past time – explaining the wonderful world of wine. He holds a master’s of business administration from Seton Hall University, and has developed his understanding of wine by judging numerous wine competitions, traveling through most major wine regions in the United States and Europe and meeting with wine experts.

Dana Triplett holds a master’s degree in
instructional technology from Appalachian State University and a degree in business administration from Salem College. He is a senior systems analyst for the City of Winston-Salem, teaching employees the “how-to” of computer software and hardware, and has taught at Davidson Community College. He is an avid technology gadget guru.

Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, Ph.D.,
MSW, MPA is the director of the Not-forProfit Management and Arts Management programs at Salem College. She also conducts research and consults on matters of interest to the nonprofit sector, including: how to start a nonprofit, governance, capacity building, fundraising and organizational effectiveness.

Parker Lovell runs one of the largest
riding academies in the U.S. The Lovells are third-generation horse people, with scores of world and national champion riders to their credit. Cash Lovell Stables is nationally acclaimed for its work with beginner riders of all ages, in a state-of-theart, family-friendly environment. The barn’s indoor riding arenas are the largest in the Southeast. 

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Vickie Verano has been an art instructor
for the Courses for Community program since 1997, and teaches the Summer Art Enrichment Program at Salem College. Children and adults of all ages can participate in a variety of her drawing and painting classes offered year-round.

Sarah Hunter owns Simply Organized, Inc.,
a company that specializes in working with senior adults and designs organizational systems to help people of all ages clear the clutter and live more simply. Sarah is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate with years of career experience in public relations and publications. She recently published the book, Downsize...Start Now!

Pamela Palmer, Ph.D., MS is the
coordinator for the Nonprofit Leadership and Management Undergraduate Program at High Point University. She also conducts research and consults on matters of interest to the nonprofit sector, including: how to start a nonprofit, governance, capacity building, fundraising and organizational effectiveness.

Cynthia Marvin holds a bachelor’s degree
in art and a master’s degree in architecture. She has 25 years experience in design, management and marketing, and served as executive director for an arts council. She designed buildings for Fortune 500 companies, prize-winning scientists and leading research universities. She was an integral member of the international team that designed the University of

Susan Woodring is the author of the novel,
Goliath (St. Martin’s Press, 2012) and a short story collection, Springtime on Mars (Press 53, 2008). She has participated twice in the National Novel Writing Month, completing the draft of a 50,000 word novel in one month.

Martha Isenberg is a tea consultant with
Tealightful, Inc. She holds degrees from UNC-Greensboro in home economics and nutrition education. Retired after 28 years as a nutrition educator with the NC Cooperative

Carol Roan has authored three nonfiction
books, co-edited three anthologies and is now winning awards with her short fiction.