RANGER RESTART: Updates, resources, and FAQs

Choose from expert-led courses in personal finance, languages, photography, and health and wellness to take the first steps to accomplish your goals and improve your life through learning.


In effort to continue providing learning opportunities to you this fall, we have moved some of our offerings online! If you have any questions about our offerings, please contact us at minicourses@uwp.edu or 262-595-3340.


Retirement Planning Today 

Justin Moilanen  |  4 hr
$49 Registration  |  Maximum of 2 Individuals Per Registration

You went to school to prepare for your career. Now it’s time to learn how to make those dollars work for you! This course will show you how to make informed, aligned decisions so your retirement is everything you want it to be. 

Choose from Thursday or Saturday sessions.

Thursdays  |  Oct 15 & 22 |  6pm-8pm
Saturdays   |  Oct 17 & 24 |  9am-11am




Spoken Mandarin Chinese for Beginners

Alex Matson  |  12 hr
$79 Individual

Satisfy your curiosity and take your first steps into the most widely spoken language in the modern world, Mandarin Chinese! Whether for fun or travel, this course will give you the foundation you need to start communicating in Mandarin. We will highlight important Chinese historical and cultural insights along the way, while connecting them to the language. Through practiced dialogues and common phrases, you’ll find speaking Chinese can be a breeze!

Saturdays  | Sep 12-Oct 17  |  10am-12pm

Russian for Beginners I

Dr. Ana Igornov  |  12 hr
$79 Individual

Здравствуйте! This six-week course will provide you with the key language skills that will enable you to communicate, read, write in Russian at a basic level and introduce you to Russian culture, history, literature. Previous knowledge of language is not required.

Wednesdays  |  Sep 9-Oct 14  |  7-9 pm

Beginning Conversational Spanish

Rose Grinder-Mondragon  |  12 hr
$79 Individual

Begin your journey to becoming fluent in Spanish. Whether you want to expand your knowledge of culture, travel, or communicate more fluently, learning Spanish is full of benefits personally and professionally. This course will allow you to engage with other language-learners. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required.

Thursdays  | Oct 15-Nov 19  |  7-9 pm


Russian for Beginners II

Dr. Ana Igornov  |  12 hr
$79 Individual

Continue your learning of the Russian language. Instantly receive 10% off when you register for both Russian I & II at once! 

Tuesdays  |  Oct 27-Dec 1 |  7-9 pm (updated time)



Now offering 10% off Professional Skills courses when two or more courses are purchased simultaneously! 

LinkedIn Secrets for Job Search

Sue Gresham  |  2 hr
$29 Individual

In this current market, it is important to stay one step ahead and have an edge over the competition. It’s a fact that over 85% of all recruiters use LinkedIn sometime during the hiring process to either find or verify candidates. If you’re in a job search and have a poor or non-existent presence on LinkedIn, you are endangering your chances of finding your next great job. This online workshop, featuring live instruction from expert Sue Gresham, will help you prepare your LinkedIn profile and learn the best practices for growing an influential and helpful LinkedIn network. 

Tuesday  |  Sep 15  | 6:30pm-8:30pm

Check out our online personal enrichment offerings! 


Mon-Fri  |  8 am-4:30 pm 


900 Wood Rd.
Kenosha, WI 53144 
Tallent Hall 202
Parking: Lot T


The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, program activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, contact Professional and Continuing Education at least eight weeks in advance at: 262-595-3340 (V), 262-595-2513 (FAX), or email continuing.ed@uwp.edu.

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