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UAMS News Bureau

Office of Communications & Marketing
4301 West Markham #890
Little Rock, AR 72205-7199


News Release
Friday, February 13, 2015

Leslie W. Taylor, 501-686-8998
Wireless phone: 501-951-7260
Liz Caldwell, 501-686-8995
Wireless phone: 501-350-4364

LITTLE ROCK — Computer classes — Introduction to Computers – Windows 8, Fundamentals for BeginnersWindows 8 and Microsoft Excel — will be taught in March for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.

Computer classes begin March 2. They are:

  • Fundamentals for Beginners – Windows 8, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.
  • Microsoft Excel Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Introduction to Computers – Windows 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

The cost for classes is $45, and student manuals are $15. The program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. Classes are in Room 2156 at the UAMS Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock. 

For more information and to register for classes, call (501) 603-1262, or email Joan McKinstry at seniornetjoan2@gmail.com.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,021 students, 789 medical residents and two dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.


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