Starting Monday, Aug. 14, Odessa College will return to regular business
hours, with most offices open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., on Monday through
The Continuing Education department will be open from 8 a.m. until 6
p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., on Friday. The
Continuing Education drive-thru booth will be open from 8:30 a.m. until
7 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday.
For more information, contact Odessa College at 335-6400.
OC offers courses in area towns
Odessa College is offering classes in Monahans, Kermit and Wink during
the 2000 fall semester.
Courses originally scheduled for Pyote have been moved to the new Monahans
Extension Center at 9th and Alice streets in Monahans.
Registration will be at Odessa College Thursday and Friday, Aug. 17
and 18, with classes beginning 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21.
Students with last names beginning A-E will register Aug. 17, 8:30-11
a.m.; M-R, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; and S-Z, 2:30-5 p.m. Evening students will
register 5-7:30 p.m. Students with names beginning F-L will register Aug.
18, 8:30-11 a.m., and all students may register 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Additional registration for all OC classes will be conducted at the
Pecos Technical Training Center in Pecos Tuesday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
and 3:30-7:30 p.m.
To speed up the registration process, new students are urged to submit
an application for admission prior to registration. Applications are available
in the OC catalog and from the OC Admissions Office and Web site.
Classes offered in Monahans are Introduction to Computer Systems, Art
Appreciation (self-paced), Basic English, Composition and Rhetoric, Composition
and Literature, Survey of American Literature I, Introductory Algebra,
Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Structures of College Math I, Jogging/Walking
(self-paced), Introduction to Psychology and Child Psychology.
Introduction to Computer Systems will be offered in Kermit and Wink.
Interactive video classes offered in Wink are Survey of British Literature
I, U.S. and Texas Government, U.S. History to 1877 and Introduction to
Psychology. These classes will be simultaneously broadcast from the Odessa
College campus to Wink, Pecos and McCamey.
Odessa College also offers a number of classes over the Internet, which
are listed in the current class schedule and on OC's web page. Students
registering for these courses should have technology sufficient to access
the World Wide Web.
Perea attends summer camp
Each summer, as parents begin searching for summertime activities for their
children, often, the choices are limited for parents whose children have
disabilities. However, thanks to the Lions Clubs of Texas, many children
with physical disabilities can look forward to an experience that all children
dream about _ going to summer camp! The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville offers
special camping programs that serve children who have physical disabilities
This summer, Jesseca Perea of Pecos attended the Texas Lions Camp in
Kerrville; Jesseca was sponsored by Gilbert S. Abila of the Pecos Downtown
The Texas Lions Camp offers camping sessions to children ages seven
through 16 who have visual, hearing or physical disabilities. The camp
offers a wide variety of activities for campers' enjoyment, including arts
and crafts, field sports, riding horses, swimming, theater, and camping
out overnight. All activities are adapted so that each child can succeed.
The camp is a non-profit organization, funded by the Lions of Texas and
private donations. Children attend the camp at no cost to themselves or
Further information and camper applications may be obtained by contacting
a Lions Club member in your area or by contacting the Texas Lions Camp
at P.O. Box 290247, Kerrville, Texas 78029-0247; V/TDD (830)-896-8500;