Utah Valley Community College, in cooperation with the University of Utah, will open a learning center in Park City Jan. 8 offering classes in general study and vocational education.

"UVCC is dedicated to serving not only the residents in Utah County, but also those who live in the mountainland region," college spokesman Roger Porter said.The center, in the Park City Museum building, will offer traditional classes, workshops, short-term intensive training and hospitality management.

The curriculum was designed to meet the needs of the resort community, Porter said. Many of the vocational classes offered are focused on the ski and hospitality industries.