Community Education

Education for Everyone

 

Education for Everyone

University of the West is proud to offer classes and workshops to the wider community through Community Education.  Registration is easy and allows you access to real -time class sessions and/or online video lectures.

Community Education classes and lectures are provided on a no-credit basis.  If you are interested in taking a class for college credit, please register through OPEN ENROLLMENT»

Fall 2023

Please see below:

CE-MED821
MINDFULNESS THERAPY: SELF-DISCOVERY & TRANSFORMATION

(in English & Chinese)

Thich Thien Tri, Hien Nhu Tinh That

English
Section B – Tuesday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (in English)
Location: UWest Campus

Vietnamese
Section A – Sundays 8:30am-10:30am (CLOSED**)
Section C – Sundays 6:30pm-8:30pm (CLOSED**)
Location: Hien Nhu Tinh That, 4218 Tyler Avenue, El Monte, CA 91731
**These sections are at capacity, and we are no longer enrolling students.

“Mindfulness Therapy” is a 10-week in-person course, for students who would like to learn about basic meditation as a path to self-discovery and transformation.

– Session type: In-person (at above locations)
– First class meeting: August 13, 2023
– 10 sessions
– Course fee: $150

CE-RS8698C
TRANSLATION & EDITING BUDDHIST TEXTS: USING AI TOOLS

Lewis R. Lancaster

August 25 – December 1, 2023
Fridays, 7:00 to 8:30 PM Pacific Time

In this course, Dr. Lancaster explores the current state scholarship in terms of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the field of Buddhist Studies. Topics that will be discussed include the use of AI tools for translation, mapping, editing and analysis, resource and publication appraisal, and presentation/communication.

– Session type: Remote
– First class meeting: August 25, 2023 | 7:00 to 8:30 PM Pacific Time
– 13 sessions
– Course fee: $180