Registration is Open Now for a Variety of Professional and Personal Development Courses at JWCC

JWCC main campus building
September 2, 2021

Registration is Open Now for a Variety of Professional and Personal Development Courses at JWCC

John Wood Community College’s Community-Based Outreach will offer a variety of unique and educational classes to the public this fall. All classes are offered at JWCC’s Quincy campus at 48th and Harrison (unless otherwise noted).  Learn through courses that include creative arts, culinary arts and cake decorating, computers, health and wellness, personal finance, welding and much more.

Community-Based Outreach offers noncredit personal enrichment and professional development classes.  The goal is to provide a wide range of programs to meet community needs and interests.  The classes promote lifelong learning through courses aimed at skill development and recreational enjoyment.

September class offerings:  Basic and Intermediate Excel, Basic Cake Decorating, Knife Skills, Keeping it Green – Growing Greens in the Off Season, Introduction to Positive Psychology, Mastering Zoom Presentation Skills for Boomers, Financial Planning for Growing Families, Asian Cuisine, and Tai Chi for Health.

Registration is open now for fall.  Additional classed offered in October, November and December.  For more information on these and other Community-Based Outreach classes, call 217-641-4941 or visit

John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today's needs and tomorrow's opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.