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Lincoln Land Community College Bridging the Digital Divide with Free Technology Classes for Seniors: A Step Towards Inclusion and Empowerment

ByEditor

Feb 13, 2024
Technology classes at LLCC cater to seniors to enhance their skills

Lincoln Land Community College is offering free classes to seniors who are struggling to keep up with rapidly changing technology. The courses will cover the basics of email, the internet, mobile devices, cybersecurity, computer basics, and video conferencing. These classes will take place in the college’s downtown Springfield center, located at 130 W. Mason St. Laurel Bretz, an assistant vice president at LLCC, stated that the world’s movement towards digital services and access has left many older adults feeling isolated, frustrated, and socially excluded.

David C.L. Bauer is the editor and publisher of the Journal-Courier. He joined the publication in 2009 as an editor and added publisher responsibilities in 2016. Bauer is a Cincinnati native who has worked as an editor for newspapers in Florida, Ohio, and Kentucky. In addition to his work as a journalist, he has also been an adjunct instructor of journalism at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green and has worked at radio stations in Ohio as a news director and disc jockey.

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