Cook County Higher Education classes, events, notices and announcements

Cook County Higher Ed North Shore Campus, Grand Marais, and other locations
Wed, 09/03/2014 (All day) - Fri, 01/02/2015 (All day)

Cook County Higher Education in Grand Marais hosts a variety of classes and events. All are at the Higher Ed North Shore Campus at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Grand Marais, unless otherwise noted. Higher Ed also coordinates continuing education programs in the community and partnerships with educational institutions.
Higher Ed will host an Afternoon Tea Party at Naniboujou Lodge from 2:15 to 5 pm on Wednesday, September 3. The event includes a silent auction and a presentation by Dr. Karen I. Halbersleben, "God Save the Queens: Learning from the Six Women who have Ruled England since 1066." RSVP is required.

Guest lecture: Ahmed Samatar, professor of international affairs at Macalester College, will present "Perspectives on Globalization," on Friday, September 12, at 3 pm. The lecture will discuss his latest research on development, democracy, and leadership in at the North Shore Campus. 

Combined Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Course: This course is a prerequisite for most L.P.N. and R.N. courses as well.
Home health aides provides routine individualized healthcare for the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Certified nursing assistants are responsible for a variety of duties within the medical facility, including encouraging patients with mobility and exercise, eating, grooming and hygiene, and checking vital signs. This Lake Superior College 4-credit course will be offered most likely starting in January or February 2015. Classes will be held at the North Shore Campus and at the North Shore Care Center. The instructor is Mark Abrahamson. Financial aid is available -- both loans and scholarships. 

Cook County Higher Education is located at 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Grand Marais. Office hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday. Registration and more information about classes and events are available at 387-3411 or, and on the website,