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FSU Center for Community Partnerships Offers Computer, Grant Workshops
05/07/2004

Frostburg State University's Center for Community Partnerships will offer workshops in May on a variety of Microsoft programs, as well as Quick Books 2003 and grant writing.

Microsoft Excel 2000 I: Building Spreadsheets will be offered Monday, May 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom Hall 208. This class is an introduction to the power of Excel, which enables the user to build, maintain and utilize analytical tools. Excel's formulas, tables and "what-if" scenarios are user-friendly. Learn to build a basic spreadsheet and develop workbooks.

Microsoft Access 2000 I: Building Databases will be offered Tuesday, May 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom Hall 208. Learn how to develop a database to collect information that is related to a particular subject or purpose, such as tracking customer orders or maintaining a music collection. Learn to track information from a variety of sources that you have to coordinate and organize yourself. You will be introduced to Access wizard, which helps beginners develop working databases.

Microsoft Word I will be offered Wednesday, May 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom Hall 208. Students will learn to use rulers and tabs and to establish simple tables for layout. Fonts, colors, highlighting and graphic features, as well as importing and manipulating a graphic, will also be covered.

Quick Books 2003 will be offered Thursday, May 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom Hall 208. A broad overview of this popular accounting package will be provided. Topics will include appropriateness of the software for particular businesses, initial setup of company files, banking, invoicing and reports.

Grant Writing 101 will be offered Thursday, May 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom Hall 308. This course is designed to enhance the skills needed to identify and successfully compete for a variety of grant funding, including local, state and federal government dollars. Learn where to look for funds, tips on developing a quality application that gets you noticed, learn about who is looking at your application and what they want to see, and what you need to do after you are awarded funds.

Microsoft Excel 2000 II: Intermediate Spreadsheets will be offered Monday, May 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom Hall 208. Progress from basic to intermediate/advanced features of MS Excel. Continue building, maintaining and utilizing the analytical tools and "what-if" scenarios of the software. Continue to learn advanced formulas and how to further build intermediate to advanced spreadsheets.

Microsoft Access II: Advanced will be offered Tuesday, May 25, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom Hall 208. Learn how to develop a database to collect information, build reports, query development and advanced tables without the use of the Access wizard.

Microsoft Word II will be offered Wednesday, May 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom Hall 208. Learn backgrounds, creating and manipulating text and using graphic boxes, layout and creating templates.

Outlook/Exploring the Internet will be offered Thursday, May 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Framptom Hall 208. This introductory course teaches the fundamental skills needed to know in order to use the Internet, including different methods of connecting to the Internet, URL addresses and learning how to search the Web. This course will also include the basic setup and usage of Microsoft Outlook for e-mail.

To register, call (301) 687-4008. The cost of the class is $25 per session. Make check payable to FSU-CCP.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

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