Jessamine County notes: Jan. 28

English classes for non-native speakers offered

Jessamine County Adult Education is offering English classes for non-native speakers from 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The interactive classes are free and will be presented with an emphasis on attaining citizenship status. For information, call (859) 887-9052 or visit the school at 200 Computrex Drive in Nicholasville.

Asbury University adds business school

Asbury University has announced the creation of a new School of Business. The addition of the academic program will provide a home within Asbury's liberal arts curriculum for business majors, minors and a new online MBA program. Leading the School of Business as dean is Michael Kane, who comes to Asbury with international business experience through Lexmark, IBM and other companies, as well as with academic and non-profit experience. Asbury will officially celebrate the opening of the new division school with an all-campus event March 28, featuring nationally recognized speakers and the unveiling of the school's name.

Library offering job-search assistance

Get job search assistance from a Jessamine County librarian on creating a résumé, cover letter or filling out online applications. Scheduled sessions are available at the information desk at 2 and 3 p.m. Thursday. Bring a copy of your current résumé and work history on a flash drive, CD or as hard copy. If you have questions, email Carrie at Register online at or call (859) 885-3523.