Whittier College Introduces LUX – A New Catalog of Diverse Enrichment Course

March 16, 2022

Lux Whittier College logoWhittier College announces the launch of LUX – a new catalog of diverse enrichment courses taught by faculty and working professionals that are open to the general public. These courses are designed for individuals who want to advance in their current career, change paths, or just want to learn something new.

“Learners of all levels can enroll in LUX's short-term courses to advance their professional skills or simply feed their curiosity,” said Whittier College President Linda Oubré. “LUX represents Whittier College’s continued commitment to meeting learners where they are. Now, more than ever, we’re able to fulfill that commitment thanks to innovation and technology that makes learning accessible anytime, anywhere, and for everyone."

LUX Whittier College offers non-degree certificate courses and workshops in a collaborative and welcoming environment that focuses on the learner. Most current courses are offered online and encompass a wide breadth of topics including audio engineering, video editing, graphic design, data science, entrepreneurship, genealogy, and poetry. New courses will be added to the catalog periodically.

The benefits of continuing education are numerous. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, advanced education of every kind increases an individual’s income by thousands of dollars a year. Moreover, professional skill programs increase one’s ability to make career transitions and improve marketability. Continuing education is also part of personal development—learning for personal reasons enhances quality of life.

Whittier College’s Lux courses are open to students of all levels. Visit the LUX website to view the catalog or express your interest in teaching a course.