Basic computer course for adults to be offered

Staff Report

HUNTINGTON — For those who feel left behind when it comes to using the internet and computers, an upcoming class is being offered to bring residents up to speed.

Marshall University’s Center for Continuing Education will offer a basic computer course for adults who would like to expand their use of the World Wide Web and other internet resources beginning Tuesday at the university’s Mid-Ohio Valley Center in Point Pleasant.

Homer Preece, the director of the Mid-Ohio Valley Center, said the course will help participants answer questions about privacy and information security, verifying that sites are reputable, and connecting with friends and loved ones through social media.

The instructor is Mary Jane Getty of Point Pleasant, a long-time instructor at MOVC and educator in Mason County.

Sessions will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24; Tuesday, Oct. 31; Thursday, Nov. 2; and Tuesday, Nov. 7, in room 126 of the Mid-Ohio Valley Center at One John Marshall Way in Point Pleasant. Cost is $49.

Interested participants may enroll online at, or by contacting Emily McCallister, program coordinator for continuing education, by e-mail or by phone at 304-696-2865.

Staff Report