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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGC HERALD 11 Work full time and attend classes Getting ready One of several Opportunities For Youth projects that them for Grade 1 and helped the school systems prepare operated in the area ever the summer, pre-school children for them. The project, using a grant, was operated by here are attending a small orientation session that helped Maria Padnla, 1107 llth Ave. N. 41 continuing education courses Forty-one credit courses are being offered this fall in the University of Lethbridge evening degree program Of the 41 continuing education courses available, 12 will take place in the following off campus locations: Blood Reserve at Cardston, Blairmore, Pincher Creek, Claresholm, Taber, Brooks, Medicine Hat, Fort Macleod, Raymond and Vulcan. Subjects in which nstruction is offered include art, English, history, political science, Help for all psychology, and sociology as well as numerous educa- tion courses. September 5 is the, deadline for registration in the on-campus evening degree program Instruc- tion in the evening courses will begin after September 6, according to individual class schedules Instruction in all off campus course commences the week of September 10. The deadline for registra- tion in the off-campus courses is September 21 Persons interested in tak- ing evening or off-campus courses for interest rather than credit must complete audit forms and return them to the office of the registrar, by September 5 for on campus courses and by September 21 for off-campus courses Southern Alberta residents find U of L summer session courses a means of continuing their education while working full-time. John and Mila Baird of Nanton are two such students. Both Mr. and Mrs Baird say the dura- tion of U of L's summer courses (three weeks in length) is what first attracted their interest "The U of L summer sessions are held at the right time and are the right length for us The content and scope of the courses were what we says Mr. Baird The couple has taught in Nanton for the past several years She is a Grade 2 teacher Mr Baird is the principal of Nanton Elementary School. He has been a Nanton resident for four years, and teaches Grade 3 The Bairds have taken U of L summer courses since 1971 Mrs Lydia Boras of Coaldale, a housewife and mother of two school-aged children, takes U of L summer courses for her own interest and development, although she has no definite career goal in mind at this time 'That was my fourth un- iversity Mrs Boras says of the sociology class she took at the U of L this summer "I took my first university course in the Fall of 1971, an evening psychology class I follow- ed that with two other introductory courses in sociology and psychology Mrs. Boras concentrates on the subject areas in which she is interested and finds her pursuit of univer- sity education stimulating, even though it sometimes complicates her schedule. "I plan to keep on with the courses for as long as I am she adds. "Sometimes it is difficult working the classes around my family, but I enjoy it ages United Way campaigns are administered by citizens of Lethbndge who volunteer their time and talents to administer and account for all contributions received in your community for the citizens of your com- munity YWCA Directors concerned over public confusion between Family stress two groups have different identities and different, although complimentary, roles. Board members of the Lethbridge YWCA are concerned about the results of a recent survey showing that the general public, by and large; is un- aware of the programs and opportunities available through the city's many service organizations, among them the YWCA. It had been assumed that a weekly column in the new- spaper and periodic ads setting forth the YW's programs were adequate to inform the public. It has been known for some time that the YWCA and the YMCA. or Family Y as it is known in Lethbridge; are often con- fused with each other in the public mind. They are two distinct organizations; with different identities and different, although complimentary, roles to play in the community. The YWCA exists to meet the needs of women as youngsters; teen- agers, mothers; workers, homemakers, professionals and to provide them oppor- tunities for service. Traditionally, this has meant maintaining a residence and offering recreational programs. However, in its dual pur- pose of meeting needs and providing avenues of ser- vice, the YW is uniquely flexible There has been, within recent years and perhaps without public awareness, a growing perception of changing needs, as the various roles of women in society nave either undergone change or have finally been recognized This has been accompanied by a new willingness and a new abili- ty to see the problems that exist within the lives of women and to try to find solutions During the past year, the Lethbridge YWCA has been analyzing both its programs and its goals in order to make long-range plans for the future The ;