General Education Statement of Philosophy
General education courses at East Arkansas Community College enhance academic skills, reasoning capabilities, and general knowledge required for continued learning and advancement in students’ professional and personal lives. Students will demonstrate increased proficiency in …
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Educational Guidance Services personnel are committed to providing opportunities for each individual student’s total educational development. Specific student services are integrated with the instructional program of the college to address individual needs for educational, personal, social, cultural and career development.
Mission Statement & Guiding Philosophy
The department of Student Services supports the College’s mission to prepare students for a lifetime of learning and contributing to society by connecting academic and co-curricular programs.
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EACC’s faculty and staff is committed to providing students of all ages and stages of life access to high quality and affordable academic, technical and non-credit education.
EACC will offer two new equine courses this fall semester. Sherry Rhea of Forrest City will be the instructor for the new courses.
AGN 1104 Western Riding Techniques I This course is designed to teach beginning western riding techniques and equitation riding to students with little or no previous experience. Students will develop their skills through practical experience and will have individualized equitation lessons in a group setting. The following sections of Western Riding Techniques I will be offered this fall.
AGN 1104 01 Mondays and Wednesdays 8:00 – 11:00 AM
AGN 1104 02 Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 – 6:30 PM
AGN 1003 Introduction to Equine Behavior and Training This course will provide a basic introduction to the principles involved in handling and training horses with an emphasis on the historical perspectives and technical development of the unique cooperation between horses and humans. In addition, the course will cover equine behavior patterns and training philosophy, evolution of horsemanship, development of training equipment, alternative equine health care and therapies.
AGN 1003 01 Mondays and Wednesdays 12:45 – 2:10 PM
Instructor Sherry Rhea of Forrest City has over 30 years of experience in education and is a lifelong enthusiast of horses. She currently trains, rides, boards, and conditions horses, teaches riding lessons, and competes in rodeos and barrel races. She has experience in breaking and galloping thoroughbred horses for racing, and has raced quarter horses for a trainer in Oklahoma for many years. Rhea is a member of North East Central Arkansas horse shows where she participates in barrels, poles, western pleasure, and reining. She is the former spokeswoman for Southeastern Circuit for Women’s Professional Rodeo Association and presently serves as Barrel Racing Director for the International Professional Rodeo Association.
EACC’s equine courses have been made possible through the generosity of Denny and Nancy Jarratt of Forrest City. For more information about the courses or to register, call 870-633-4480, ext. 257. Pre-registration is required for all courses. Tuition waivers are available for students aged 50+.
|Nancy Jarratt and Sherry Rhea fasten the saddle on a horse at Jarratt’s stables.|