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Flights of Fancy From Birding to Zen Meditation, you’re sure to find something to love, this Fall at OCCC. Also Inside Credit Courses ESOL & GED Small Business Courses

OREGON COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE


2017 Fall Contents

Community Ed Classes - Open to everyone!................... pages 3 to 11 Credit Classes & Credit Student Info........................................pages 13-18 GED & ESOL....................................................................................................page 12 Small Business Classes & Workshops........................................pages 18-23 Senior Tuition Waiver...................................................................................page 23

Pre-Registration is Required For any Community Education class, call 541-996-6222 For any Small Business class, call 541-994-4166 For any credit class or to apply to OCCC, call 541-867-8501 Or, get started any time at oregoncoastcc.org.

© 2017 Oregon Coast Community College 400 SE College Way Newport, OR 97366 541-867-8501 oregoncoastcc.org

Fall Term 2017 IMPORTANT DATES Credit Classes Begin: .......................................Sept. 25 Credit Registration Ends*:.............................Sept. 24 Finals Week:....................................................Dec. 11-16 End of Term:...........................................................Dec. 16 Closures:..........................Sept. 20 & 21 (In-Service) Nov. 10 (Veterans Day) Nov. 23 & 24 (Thanksgiving) Dec. 22 - Jan. 1, 2018 (Winter Break)

*Registration open all term for Community Education & Small Business classes. Full Academic Calendar at oregoncoastcc.org

ON THE COVER

Members of the Spring 2017 OCCC Chorus Class. From top left: Cooper Theodore, Garrick Lindsted, Timothy Aquino, Alex Leach, Rachel Adams, Shaneon West, Nancy Nickerson, Cayenna Anderson, Tonia Storm, Marge Burak; Quitze Pilling, Olivia Stephens, Nikole Widenoja, McKenzie Thomas, Kathryn Sannella, Nancy White, Mary Lee Scoville, director & Carlyn Jefferson, Accompanist To catch the Fall Chorus Class free performances, stay tuned to OCCC’s Facebook page.

Where is my class?

Classes are held in Newport, Lincoln City or Waldport OCCC locations. Off-site class locations are noted where applicable.

Central Campus Newport 400 SE College Way 541-867-8501

South County Center Waldport 3120 Crestline Drive 541-563-4502

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North County Center Lincoln City 3788 SE High School Drive 541-996-6222


Zen Meditation 101

Meditation is now mainstream and is being practiced in many places in many different ways. The meditation that will be taught in this course has its roots in Zen practice. In our everyday lives, we can see how complex life can be and how, sometimes, we need to have a place to relax and catch our breath. Participants will learn that this place of rest already exists in our own bodies. The most important point in this class is to learn how to just sit, and be very comfortable and restful – a practice and tool that can be applied to any life endeavor. Central County Campus • Newport Wednesdays, 3-4:30pm • Oct. 4 to Nov. 1 • $35 Instructor: Joe Armenio To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Introduction to Topical Herbal Medicine Making

Salves and herbal oils are delightful balms for soothing skin irritation, dryness and inflammation. Botanical infused oils act to extract and preserve the medicinal qualities of herbs, providing a convenient and pleasurable form of topical application. In this class students will learn how to craft two herbal preparations. This is a hands on educational experience. A discussion on which plants to utilize and their medicinal properties will be included. We will begin by making an herbal infused medicinal oil with local wild plants. This resulting medicinal oil can be used as a topical massage oil or

crafted into salve. The class will transform our herbal oil into a healing salve and everyone will go home with a tin of our co-created medicine. Central County Campus • Newport Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm • Nov. 9 • $20 • $15 Supplies Fee Instructor: Frances O’Halloran To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Introduction to Food as Medicine

Many medicinal herbs are tasty and can be prepared as food, rather than what we typically picture as medicine (teas, capsules or tinctures). The herbs used are generally safe to consume in larger doses, and have been traditionally used as food plants or culinary herbs. In this class students will learn how to craft three herbal medicinal foods. This is a hands on educational experience. A discussion on plants to utilize and their medicinal properties will be included. We will begin by making an herbal infused vinegar with wild + organically grown herbs, then move on to crafting Herbal Honey’s and Herbal Elixirs. Everyone will go home with a sample of one of the herbal medicines. Central County Campus • Newport Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm • Oct. 12 • $20 • $15 Supplies Fee Instructor: Frances O’Halloran To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Japanese Food and Culture

This interdisciplinary class will be led by Sachiko Otsuki (Ph.D equivalent of Japanese art history and the owner/chef of Yaquinadon). This cutting edge approach to Japanese art history is different than a conventional or chronological method, and is designed to get sense of Japanese art in a broader context. Examples are shown by slides and through actual cooking. She will talk about art elements in Japanese culture (art history), and then cooks a dish that links to the theme (cooking class) each session. After cooking, the whole class can enjoy the foods for lunch. The tentative topics are following as: Japanese tea – Introduction, a concept of art.

Rice balls – Art of wrapping.

Udon with egg – Mitate (sense of parody or copy,) implication, codes, multiple meanings behind. Cooked veggies – Good luck symbols and their meanings.

Chirashizuzhi – Sense of colors, art of sushi.

Curry rice – Adoption and mingling cultures, creating new cultures. Central County Campus • Newport Tuesdays, 10am-1pm • Oct. 3 to Nov. 7 • $90, plus $50 supply fee Instructor: Sachiko Otsuki To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed fall 2017 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • 3


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Nature Printed Note Cards

Learn the technique of nature printing while creating as series of beautiful original note-cards. With screen printing inks, students will learn the basic process of inking and pressing to transfer leaf images to paper. The ink will be applied in layers, then blended resulting in harmonious color combinations. Each student receives 12 blank cards and envelopes, as well as a variety of rice papers for additional images. Central County Campus • Newport Thursday, Oct. 12 • 1-4pm • $40, plus $10 supply fee Instructor: Heather Fortner To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Kelp, Rattle and Roll

The bull kelp that abounds in our local waters is an extraordinary material - at various times it has the quality of fabric, leather, or wood. In this class, you will have the opportunity to work with the various sections of kelp, making a variety of kelp beads, a kelp rattle, and then twisting and rolling it around a tube to dry in different configurations. The beads and rattle will dry in a dehydrator in the classroom, and you will be able to decorate both the rattle and beads. The remaining rolled kelp pieces will be taken home for drying. Central County Campus • Newport Tuesday, Sept. 26 • 1-4pm $40, plus $15 supply fee Instructor: Heather Fortner To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Gyotaku: Fish Printing with Fish Replicas

Gyotaku, or fish rubbing, is a Japanese art form in which ink is applied to the body of a fish, and paper pressed onto the fish to receive the ink. The resulting images show the features and shape of a fish with remarkable detail. In this 3-hour workshop students will learn how to print a fish with the use of rubber fish replicas, plastic and plaster casts of fish, and even fish toys. Students are asked to bring: 1 box baby wipes, optional -selection of brushes for acrylic paints and optional acrylic colors. Central County Campus • Newport Thursday, Oct. 26 • 1-4pm • $40 • Plus $10 Materials Fee Instructor: Heather Fortner To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed 4 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • fall 2017

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Oil Painting Using the Wet on Wet Method

Learn how to paint an oil painting using the wet on wet method. This method begins with painting the entire canvas with a light coat of oil paint for an easy blending technique. Learn how easy it is to blend and detail as you go, even if you currently don’t have any drawing capabilities. This class has been extended to 8 sessions this term. Instructor Georgina Nielsen. Central County Campus • Newport Tuesdays, Oct. 10 to Nov. 28 • 6-7:30pm • $75 Plus $20 Materials Fee Instructor: Georgina Nielsen

Drawing for Beginners

From properly sharpening a pencil to basic perspectives, this class will help sharpen skills and prompt personal projects. Supplies needed are sketch pad and pencils. North County Center • Lincoln City Wednesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm October 4 to Nov. 1 • $50 South County Center • Waldport Fridays, 10:30am-12:30pm Register! Oct. 6 to Nov. 3 • $50 To register for any Instructor: Sean Hollenhors Community Ed course, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org

Seatauqua The Seatauqua (see-TOK-wa) was a series of workshops, lectures and excursions that ran for decades in Newport. Coordinated by Oregon Sea Grant, the programs encouraged chautauqua-style discussions by all participants about arts, sciences, coastal ecology and more. In 2014, with the help of Heather Fortner, Maryann Bozza and others, Oregon Coast Community College and the Hatfield Marine Science Center began the process of reviving Seatauqua, with special classes and workshops. To suggest a topic for a future course, or to be an instructor, call 541-994-4166.


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Drawing into Watercolor

Intermediate Drawing Designed for students who already have a grasp of basic drawing techniques, this class takes you deeper into form, structure, and expression. This class will focus on observational drawing of still life’s, drapery and the human head. Supplies needed are sketch pad and pencils. Instructor: Sean Hollenhors

Are you intimidated by watercolor? This class will focus on developing drawing and watercolor skills. From direct observation, we will work both plein air and from still-life while learning basic drawing techniques, watercolor skills, and color theory. No experience necessary.

North County Ctr. • Lincoln City Wednesdays, 1-3pm October 4 to Nov. 1 $50 South County Center • Waldport Fridays, 1-3pm Oct. 6 to Nov. 3 • $50 Instructor: Sean Hollenhors

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This course will help artists in creating direction for their work with an emphasis on expressing personal vision. Understanding the uses of abstraction in relation to observational drawing will be discussed at length. We will also explore the possibilities of drawing tools in the drawing process. Supplies needed are sketch pad and pencils. North County Center • Lincoln City Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm October 4 to Nov. 1 $50 South County Center • Waldport Fridays, 3:30-5:30pm Oct. 6 to Nov. 3 • $50 Instructor: Sean Hollenhors

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Cartooning for Beginners

This class will focus on the art of the comic strip design, cartoon drawing, and techniques. We will learn how to develop, draw, and write our own cast of comic characters. We will explore traditional pen and ink techniques and color theory. No experience necessary.

North County Center • Lincoln City Saturdays, 10am-1pm Nov. 4 to Nov. 18 • $60 plus $25 supplies fee Instructor: David Wilson, Gallery Director, Salem Art Association

North County Center • Lincoln City Saturdays, 9am-Noon Oct. 7 to Oct. 21 • $60 plus $25 supplies fee Instructor: David Wilson, Gallery Director, Salem Art Association

Visualizing Color: Theory & Mixing

Are you intimidated by color mixing? Do you want to learn about the power of color? This course will explore color theory, color mixing, and its application in your artwork. Acrylic paint will be used. No experience necessary. North County Center • Lincoln City Saturdays, 1-4pm • Oct. 7 to Oct. 21 $60 plus $25 supplies fee Instructor: David Wilson, Gallery Director, Salem Art Association

Beginning Landscape – Seascape Oil Painting

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In this course, Lincoln City artist Katia Kyte (pictured at left) will share her knowledge and experience with students and help them develop a foundation in the fundamentals of painting landscapes and seascapes. If you are new to painting in oil, or just want to brush up on your skills, this is an excellent class to take. You will learn about value, color, and techniques, how to capture light effects and simplify objects. Types of canvas, oil mediums, and how to paint with a palette knife will all be discussed. Students will learn the essentials of oil painting and become comfortable with solvents, oil mediums, brushes, and oil paints. Students will learn basic elements of painting such as values, composition, color, edges. If the weather permits, we paint outdoors. The fundamentals of painting outdoors (setup, finding composition, simplifying) will be covered. Visit katiakyte. com to see instructor’s work.

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North County Center • Lincoln City Thursdays, 10am-1pm Oct. 5 to Oct. 26 • $75 plus $40 supplies fee Instructor: Katia Kyte To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed fall 2017 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • 5


Mosaic Tiles

Rockhounding 101

Basic Pet Manners

A basic introduction to the art Do you like looking for cool rocks? Are you a fan In our Basic Manners class, we not only help you of mosaics. including a brief hisof finding gemstones? Want to know how they and your dog learn the basics, but help your dog tory of the art form, as well as got where they are? Join us in a series of classlisten to cues around distractions. We use real life the range of techniques applied room and outdoor adventures that explore the scenarios so the skills you learn in class can easily over time. evolving story of the Pacific Northwest” unique be transferred into your home. During this five The opening project will be the geologic history. Take Rockhounding 101 if you week class, you’ll discover how to: production of a want to: • Teach your dog basic cues like sit, down, stay mosaic mirror, uti- Learn how to identify common and come. OCCC Rockhounding lizing the so-called rocks & minerals of the PNW • Practice loose leash walking – even around students take a bow “direct method”, - Understand how clues about other dogs, people, toys and other distractions. a task that will be our ancient world can make you • Get your dog to focus on you – especially completed by the a better explorer and rockhound when you really need it. end of the first - Learn how to read geologic Six weeks of training total. The first class is an session. The sectext for rockhounding clues informational session for people only. Dogs atond session will - Use your senses and classroom tend the next five weeks. involve a review skills in the field to uncover burRequirements of the many mateied treasure in your final test! • Your dog must be at least 4 months of age for rials used in mosaBook: Geology of Oregon, 6th Basic Manners. Under 4 months of age? ics, and hands-on Ed., William Orr & Elizabeth Orr • Your dog must be spayed or neutered (for exercises using a dogs under 6 months of age, the spay/neuter range of tools and North County Center • requirement is waived). techniques that Lincoln City • We require that your dog has shown no the students will Saturdays, Sept. 30 and Nov. 18 known aggression to people or animals. then use during • 10am-3pm (1-hour lunch) • Your dog must be current on vaccinations the remainder of Field trip may be scheduled beappropriate for their age, Da2pp and Rabies the term. It will tween classroom sessions (not required, Bordetella recommended. include illustraguaranteed; weather-dependent) tions of some of $50, plus $20 materials/book fee Central County Campus • Newport the basic techInstructor: Laura Joki Tuesdays, Oct. 3 to 31 • 5:30-6:30pm • $30 niques used by To register, call Instructor: Anita Kirk mosaicists. 541-996-6222 or visit To register, call 541-996-6222 or The second sesoregoncoastcc.org/communityed visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed sion will conclude with the students selecting from a large corpus of mosaic pieces a work that they will then proceed to build during the next classes. Whether they complete this single work or proceed to another will depend upon the degree of complexity of their selected work as well as the abilities of The PanSTARRs observatory on Maui is the world’s most prolific the students to master the necdiscoverer of Near Earth Objects (NEOs - asteroids that might hit the essary techniques. The size of earth). Using a virtual 3D model of the observatory, killer asteroid hunter the individual projects will vary, Sifan Kahale will step us through the process of detecting these potential killers. and will generally be in the area of 12” x 12”. North County Center • Lincoln City The remaining sessions will be Thursday, 6-7:30pm • Oct. 5 • $15 devoted to the mosaic tasks, and, Instructor: Sifan Kahale when needed, additional instrucTo register, call 541-996-6222 or tions, including gluing, grouting, visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed mounting, and framing. Because each student will be selecting his/her unique object, the methods, materials, and processes will vary considerably. Telescope too much trouble to use? Didn’t really match up to your expectations? Get exCentral County Campus • pert advice on how to put joy and wonderment back into that old scope! Sifan Kahale will Newport guide you through how to use your telescope, what to look for (and where) and resources Fridays, 1-4pm • Sept. 29-Dec. 1 to help you enjoy the night sky. No class Nov. 10 and Nov. 24 $95 • Plus $20 Materials Fee North County Center • Lincoln City Instructor: Gene Sterud Thursday, 6-7:30pm • Oct. 26 • $15 To register, call 541-996-6222 Instructor: Sifan Kahale or visit To register, call 541-996-6222 or oregoncoastcc.org/communityed visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

a glimmer of scope The Hunt for Killer Asteroids

“Yes, I have a Telescope (in the attic)”

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Love Lives Forever

Join this series of five classes designed to assist people who are dealing with anxiety, depression and other effects of grief and loss. “My classes would also be appropriate for anyone who is interested in making connections beyond the veil,” says instructor Violet Young. “My classes discuss the concept that Love Never Dies and that connecting with deceased loved ones is possible. I present my own experiences since my husband crossed over on April 6, 2015, as well as my experiences with other family members prior to this loss. I also share experiences that I had with my mother when she was in hospice. This will be a forum for people to share their own experiences and thoughts about the possibility that they have received messages from their loved ones. This class is spiritually based, however not religious. I will be assisting people in becoming more open and aware, discerning and receptive of possible messages from loved ones. In my experience, many people have experienced messages and visitations but are often self-conscious or afraid to actually believe it. My classes help people feel less isolated and confused, leading to more self-acceptance and self-love to assist with the grieving/healing journey.”

Spanish for Beginners

This class is designed for people with no, or very little, Spanish skills. Students will learn the basic vocabulary needed for essential communication such as alphabet, personal information, greetings, usual questions (Where is the bathroom? How much does this cost?), plus numbers, games, food, fun facts, music and dances from different Latin countries. The class will be tailored to the students’ interests and needs, whether that be travel, shopping, health, or other goals. Central County Campus • Newport Mondays & Wednesdays, 3-5pm • Sept. 25-Nov. 29 • $129 Instructor: Diana Perez To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Estate Planning: Wills and Trusts

Will your estate plan cause hurt and dissent in your family? This short course will address fundamental issues involved in creating an effective estate plan. The class teaches you the strategies needed for effective management of your assets as you age (including during periods of incapacity), and guidelines for the appropriate disposition of assets upon death. Content of the class involves a discussion of the use of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care directives. We will also consider questions of planning that include IRA’s and other retirement assets.

Central County Campus • Newport Mondays, 1-3pm • Oct. 9 to Nov. 6 • $45 Instructor: Violet Young To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Central County Campus • Newport Thursdays, 3-5pm • Sept. 28 to Oct. 12 • $35 Instructor: Brian Haggerty To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

ale, and heart-y Basic Life Support for professional health care workers

Provides education and training in infant, child and adult CPR, AED and bag valve masks for people who are responsible for delivering emergency care and for ensuring the public safety. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification. Central County Campus • Newport Friday, Noon-5pm • Oct. 20 • $60, Payable to Instructor Instructor: Ann Way To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Community CPR

Provides education and training in infant, child and adult CPR and AED. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR certification. Central County Campus • Newport Friday, Noon-5pm • Oct. 27 • $60, Payable to Instructor Instructor: Ann Way To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed 8 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • fall 2017

Home Brewing

This class for the first-time brewer explains the basic equipment needed to home-brew, and how it works. Participants observe firsthand the brewing, bottling, and tasting process. The class will teach participants to brew an extract batch of beer from start to finish in three, two hour sessions. The group will brew a batch the first day. The second session will feature bottling the batch. The final day will be a summary with Q&A. The best part? The class will get to open some bottles. Everyone will get a six-pack to take home to share with friends and family. Central County Campus • Newport Mondays, 5:30-7:30pm • Oct. 2, Oct. 9 and Oct. 30 $40 plus $25 Materials Fee Instructor: Joel Shields To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed


hook up & look up Fly Fishing & Fly Tying

Break through the barriers of fear and myth with this handson, basic approach to a pastime both rewarding and addictive. Learn how to assemble feathers and furs on hooks to fool and catch fish. Solve the riddle of when, where, and how to use which fly patterns. (Starter tools and materials on loan from Central Coast Fly Fishers.) Get expert help choosing your own gear. Practice casting and presenting wet and dry flies. Instructor: Experienced Fly-tyer and fly-fisher Sener Otrugman.

From global warming to the local battle about aerial spraying, environmental issues more often divide than unite us. This class uses six hot issues to explore how science and conflict resolution practices can help create mutual understanding and the discovery of common ground. Each class discuss one issue. In the 2nd and following classes each session begins with a short follow up on the previous class. The goal is not to solve these big problems, but to find constructive ways to talk about them and to use the relevant science, economics, and ethics. The issues are: Climate Fly-fishing instructo r Sener Otrugman change, global warming, and sea level, endangered shows OCCC‘s own Waverly the easier species, sound management of land and preservaway to catch break fast. tion issues, genetically modified organisms, growth and land use and aerial spraying. Wallace Kaufman has been published in American Forests, Orion, National Wildlife, and Audubon. He has mediated and facilitated the discussion of landuse conflicts and served as Adviser to the Government of Kazakhstan on Housing and Land Reform.

North County Center • Lincoln City Mondays, 5:30-7:30pm • Sept. 25 to Oct. 30 • $35 To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/ communityed

Birding Basics

Do you find yourself listening to an odd chirp while walking or gardening? Are you fascinated by the random rustlings in the bushes? Do you notice and enjoy the birds in your world, but wish you knew more about these clever and busy neighbors? This is just the class for you! Participants will learn how birds behave so it will be easier to find, watch, and identify the type you are seeing. Bird identification, adaptations, and habitat will be introduced. Birds of the Oregon Coast will be our focus during this 2-week class. Participants will have access to bird guides and binoculars and will learn how to use them. The final trip of the class will be a field trip to identify birds in the area. (Field trip dependent on weather conditions.) North County Center • Lincoln City Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:30-3pm • Nov. 7 to Nov. 16 $40, plus $10 Supply fee Instructors: Caren Willoughby, Laura Doyle and Mark Elliott To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Science, Environment, Economics & Common Ground

Central County Campus • Newport Mondays & Fridays, 12:30-2pm • Oct. 2-20 • $35 Instructor: Wallace Kaufman To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Drivers Education

ODOT-approved Driver’s Education course at OCCC Central County Campus in Newport. Students must have a valid driving permit and be 15, 16 or 17 years of age. Students who turn 18 before the end of the course do not qualify for the DMV drive test exemption. The course is composed of 34 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of observation. The behind-the-wheel and observation will take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, depending on student schedules. Contact instructor Jerry Conrady at 541-961-9753 or via the “Training Wheels Driver Education and Training” Facebook page. Central County Campus • Newport Mondays & Wednesdays, Sept. 18 to Nov. 8 • 6-8pm Instructor: Jerry Conrady To register, call 541-961-9753, or find “Training Wheels Driver Education & Training” on Facebook

D2L Darkness to Light

The Stewards of Children / Darkness to Light training lasts 2.5 hours; the program is an evidence-informed prevention solution that shows community organizations, administrators, staff, parents, educators, and volunteers how to implement effective prevention policies, recognize the signs of sexual abuse in children, and react responsibly if abuse occurs. The training is provided by Certified D2L Facilitators through the Children’s Advocacy Center of Lincoln County. The training qualifies for two units of CEU’s. The Instructors/Facilitators will be Nicole Hadley and Megan Miller-Morgan. North County Center • Lincoln City Thursday, 6pm-8:30pm • Oct. 12 • Free Central County Campus • Newport Thursday, 6pm-8:30pm • Oct. 19 • Free Free, but pre-registration is reqired. Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed fall 2017 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • 9


Beginning Guitar

An Introduction to 3-D Printing

This class will teach the fundamentals of guitar playing. Offering group instruction as well as one on one instruction at times according to the musical interests and the level of ability.

Understand the principles behind additive 3-D printing. Learn the basics of this emerging technology and discuss its many applications, both present and future. During the class, a 3-D printer in the classroom will be busily printing an item to be displayed and discussed before the end of the session.

North County Center • Lincoln City Thursdays, 6-8pm • Sept. 28 to Dec. 7 • $75 Instructor: Richard Paris To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

North County Center • Lincoln City Thursday, Oct. 26 • 6-9pm • $20 Instructor: Lindsey Johnson To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Lincoln City Citizens’ Police Academy

The class is intended for local citizens who are interested in learning about their local police department, police procedures or law enforcement in general. It can be a place to begin if you’re considering a career in law enforcement. Learn about: • Laws (Criminal / Civil) • Police Theory • Hiring • Ethics • K-9 Units • Traffic Stops • Use of Force • Active Shooters and more North County Center • Lincoln City Tuesdays, 6-9pm • Sept. 5 to Nov. 7 Saturdays, 8am-4pm • Sept. 23 and Oct. 21 • Free Free, but pre-registration is required. Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed. Background check required, conducted by the LCPD. Learn more at facebook.com/lincolncitypolice

3D2: Beyond the Basics

3D Printing: In this class, designed for those with some familiarity with 3D printing, participants will be introduced to more advanced principles of digital design and fabrication. Understanding these processes will enable you to envision and create your own unique designs. The class will cover: • 3D design software including Autodesk’s 123d Design and the more powerful Fusion 360, both of which are free applications. • The different types of printers, their strengths and limitations, the different types of plastics available and how to choose which one to use. • Slicing software, including Cura and Simplified 3d, which are used to process your digital design and prepare it for 3D printing. By the end of the class, the group will have conceptualized, designed and digitally fabricated our collaborative creation. North County Center • Lincoln City Thursday, Nov. 2 • 6-9pm • $20 Instructor: Lindsey Johnson To register, call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

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DSLR Camera Basics

The students will bring their camera and camera manuals. They will have hands on practice in the following areas: Camera modes, image quality settings, shutter releases, focusing modes, area of the frame, flash modes, white balance, metering modes, the exposure triangle and histograms. South County Center • Waldport Wednesday, 2-5pm • Oct. 4 • $25 Instructor: Jeffery Cox Register: 541-996-6222 or oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Composition Basics

The students will bring their camera and camera manuals. This class will cover the following area: Direction of light, Composition basics, Techniques of Composition, Creative exposures and Equipment and Accessories. South County Center • Waldport Wednesday, 2-5pm • Oct. 25 • $25 Instructor: Jeffery Cox Register: 541-996-6222 or oregoncoastcc.org/communityed 10 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • fall 2017

I’m from Tucson, Ariz., where I taught elementary school for 27 years. I was the technology person in my building, and instructed the faculty in computer skills and helped with tech equipment and maintenance. After retiring, I worked for the district’s Informational Technology department, repairing computer equipment and managing accounts for teachers and staff. In 2007 I Joined the Arizona Highways Photo Workshops. As a volunteer trip leader, I helped participants with photographic skills as directed by the professional photographer. These workshops ranged from one-day sessions up to week-long workshops.

– Jeffery Cox, Instructor


Tai Chi

Anyone can improve their balance, stamina, muscle tone, and general health! The class is based on the program “Tai Chi for Better Balance” for adults ages 21 and older. Lincoln City Cultural Center Saturdays, 1-2pm • Sept. 30 to Dec. 16 • No class Nov. 25 • $45 • Instructor: Laurel Pollock Class may be held outdoors on occasion, weather permitting. Register: 541-996-6222 or oregoncoastcc.org/ communityed

Ballet and Modern Dance

This beginner level class fuses ballet and modern dance technique. Using healthy alignment, students will learn the traditions of a ballet barre, floor work in the modern style, and exercises to tone and improve flexibility. People with no dance experience, or former dancers, looking to study classical styles. Students need to wear comfortable clothing. Socks or ballet slippers acceptable.

Disaster Preparedness for the Pacific Northwest Learn what environmental, meteorological and man-made events have struck our region and how to prepare for them in the future. Recognize the need for disaster preparedness, learn about the necessary supplies your family will need to ride out a short-term disaster, and what you’ll need to stay comfortable in the event of a long-term emergency.

North County Center Lincoln City Thursdays, 5:30-8:30pm Nov. 9 & 16 • Free Instructor: NLFR Capt. Jim Kusz Free; pre-registration required. Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed Jim Kusz

Lincoln City Cultural Center Tuesdays, 10-11:30am • Oct. 31 to Dec. 12 • $45 Instructor: Nicole O’Brien Register: 541-996-6222 or oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

Have a Pleasant Present:

Techniques for Creating Inner Peace in Stressful Times This class is about assisting people in understanding that our own personal belief system and selftalk set us up to perceive the world either negatively or positively. We are influenced and become preconditioned by and through our upbringing and life experiences. As this happens so slowly during our lives, and we become resigned to the “usual outcome”, we are not conscious of the patterns being formed. After resigning ourselves to the “it’s just the way it is” way of life, there is often the onset of depression and anxiety. By exploring and learning to recognize our own patterns and triggers as well as recognizing that we can give ourselves options to view situations from different perspectives, we can then be open to make choices that painlessly create new growth and joy. During the class, there will be time for personal exploration and sharing of personal experiences by class members. There will be helpful hand outs and the creation of personal flash cards by class members. This class has been extended to six weeks due to student response. South County Center • Waldport Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm Oct. 11 to Nov. 15 • $45 Instructor: Violet Young Register: 541-996-6222 or oregoncoastcc.org/communityed

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Lincoln City Police Dept. Citizens Police Academy The class is intended for local citzens who are interested in learning about their local police department, police procedures or law enforcement in general.

Learn about: • Laws (Criminal / Civil) • Police Theory • Hiring • Ethics • K-9 Units Tuesdays, 6pm-9pm • Sept. 5 to Nov. 7 • Traffic Stops Plus, optional hands-on Saturday sessions! • Use of Force Oregon Coast Community College • Active Shooters …and more North County Center • Lincoln City

REGISTER ONLINE, OR CALL 541-996-6222

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ged, esol & more OCCC is committed to the academic advancement of our community. One way OCCC demonstrates this commitment is by offering GED classes to prepare individuals to pass the GED State Exam. GED classes are offered both days and evenings at OCCC’s Newport and Lincoln City locations. These classes are open to anyone 16 or older (students who are 16 or 17 must obtain an official release from high school and submit it to their instructor prior to registering for classes). Fees for GED classes are only $20 per term. To get started 1) fill out the online application for admissions and choose the GED profile here: oregoncoastcc.org/getting-started, 2) look at the class

schedule to find a GED class (see below), 3) register for the class online using your myOCCC account—don’t worry, if you need support completing this registration, we will provide it during the first class meeting which is also part of the mandatory orientation, and 4) come to class at the designated day and time. The first two class meetings are essential as they are mandatory orientation session for the GED class. ESOL classes are also provided to help individuals improve their English skills in preparation for college or the workforce. The Fall 2017 OCCC ESOL classes are also listed below.

Fall 2017 Orientation Schedule for GED & Adult General Education Classes Two-day or two-night orientation attendance required before enrolling in a GED class.

Newport Day Class Orientation Newport Night Class Orientation Lincoln City Day Class Orientation Lincoln City Night Class Orientation Newport Day Class Newport Night Class Lincoln City Day Class Lincoln City Night Class

1 pm-3:50 pm, Mon. & Tues., Sept. 25 & 27 or Mon. & Wed., Oct. 23 & 25 5:30 pm-8:20 pm, Mon. & Tues., Sept. 25 & 27 or Mon. & Wed., Oct. 23 & 25 Tues. & Thurs., 9 am-Noon, Sept. 26 & 28 or Tues. & Thurs., Oct. 24 & 26 Tues. & Thurs., 5 pm-8 pm, Sept. 26 & 28 or Tues. & Thurs., Oct. 24 & 26

Fall 2017 GED & Adult General Education Class Schedule

Mondays & Wednesdays, 1pm-3:50 pm, starting Sept. 25 Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30 pm-8:20 pm, starting Sept. 25 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9 am-Noon, starting Sept. 26 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5 pm-8 pm, starting Sept. 26

Room 25 Room 25 Room 124 Room 124 Room 27 Room 27 Room 123 Room 123

OCCC’s ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Classes

Instructor: Will Quillian, wquillian@oregoncoastcc.org Beginning the week of Sept. 25 • 541-867-8517 Newport Morning Class Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9 am-10:50 am Room 24 Newport Night Class Lunes e Miercoles (Mon & Wed), 6 pm-7:50 pm Meets at Oceanspray Family Center, 1039 NW Nye St. Newport Night Class Martes e Jueves (Tues & Thurs), 6 pm-7:50 pm Meets at Foodshare of Lincoln County, 535 NE 1st St. Lincoln City Night Class Lunes e Miercoles (Mon & Wed), 6 pm-7:50 pm Room 124 Laboratorio de Escritura (Writing Lab): Intermedio/avanzado (Intermediate/advanced) Lunes e Miercoles (Mon & Wed), 11:30 am-12:50 pm Room 24 Jueves (Thursday), 3 pm-4:20 pm Room 24

ged testing info Registering for GED Testing • Visit GED Testing Services at gedtestingservice.com or GED.com • Sign up for a My GED account • Write down your User Name and password for future access Making an Appointment • Locate the Testing Center • Check the testing schedule • Choose an appointment day/time • Pay for the test (credit or debit card or voucher) GED Testing Fees • The fee for each test is $38 (there are four tests). • Testing candidates will be able to take two

re-tests per subject area (8 total). The retest fee is $10. All initial and retest fees are paid when a testing appointment is made. Arriving for Your Test • Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled test appointment. • Please bring a valid government issued picture I.D. and a second I.D. with a signature. • Check in at Student Services. • Read & sign Candidate Rules Agreement. For 16- and 17-Year-Old Students Candidates 16 and 17 years of age must provide proof of one of the following in order to take the GED test: • A Release from Compulsory Attendance from last high school attended. • Be a student in the GED Options

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program. • Married or legally emancipated. What to Bring Candidates should refrain from bringing to the testing center large items such as backpacks, purses, laptops and other electronics, and books. Your personal items must fit in small lockers provided to you during testing. You will be asked to remove large watches and other large jewelry before entering the room. The only things candidates need to bring are their ID and car keys (if applicable). For more details, contact Cheryle Burkhart, GED Testing Specialist, at 541-867-8505. To obtain a copy of a GED certificate or a GED transcript earned in 2013 or before, visit: www.diplomasender.com.


OCCC Credit Student Info

Free help with the FAFSA Need assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Want information about scholarships and ways to make college more affordable? Oregon Coast Community College, in conjunction with College Goal Oregon, is hosting a Financial Aid Information Night to inform students, their family members, and interested members of the community. The event is being held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10 at the Central County Campus in Newport Commons, and from 3:306:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 11 at the OCCC North County Center in Lincoln City.

Let us help you chart your course Discover OCCC’s Navigate Program

The Navigate Program is Oregon Coast Community College’s outreach program dedicated to increasing the number of college-bound students in Lincoln County. The Navigate Program can assist students and families with college goal setting, college applications, scholarships, financial aid, and more! Look for a Navigate Program representative in your middle or high school, or contact Ben Kaufmann, Navigate Program Manager, at 541-867-8512 or email at ben.kaufmann@oregoncoastcc.org

This event is part of a program to help students and their families learn about the FAFSA and how to apply for financial aid. Attendees receive information on navigating the steps of financial aid, learning about scholarship opportunities, completing the FAFSA, and learning about financial aid challenges. Recent changes to the FAFSA allow students to file their 2018–19 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2017, rather than waiting until Jan. 1, 2018. When completing the 2018–19 FAFSA, students (and parents, as appropriate) must report their 2016 income information.

Financial Aid Info Nights 3:30-6:30pm Tuesday, October 10 OCCC Central County Campus in Newport 3:30-6:30pm Wednesday, October 11 OCCC North County Center in Lincoln City

Thinking about college? Ben Kaufmann can help you: • Make an Action Plan: • Discover your goals • Decide which college is best for you (2-year, 4-year, large, small, rural, urban) Take Action: – Fill out college applications – Contact schools of interest – Find out how high school classes will help in college Find a Way to Pay for College – Fill out your FAFSA application (Federal Application for Student Aid) – Fill out the OSAC application (Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion) – Write scholarship essays – Search for scholarships Explore Programs at Oregon Coast Community College Nursing, Aquarium Science, Accounting, Business, Oregon Transfer Degree, Administrative Assistant, Aquarium Science, Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician

Contact Ben Kaufmann, Navigate Program Manager ben.kaufmann@oregoncoastcc.org • 541-867-8512

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OCCC Credit Courses: Fall 2017 aquarium science course # title AQS100-Z1 AQS215-Z1 AQS240-Z1 AQS245-Z1

art course #

ART181A-Z1 ART181B-Z1 ART181C-Z1 ART270A-Z1 ART270B-Z1 ART270C-Z1 ART271A-Z1 ART271B-Z1 ART271C-Z1 ART281A-Z1 ART281B-Z1 ART281C-Z1

CC=Newport Central Campus, NC=North Center in Lincoln City, SC=South Center in Waldport

days INTRODUCTION TO AQUARIUM SCIENCE M W BIOLOGY OF CAPTIVE FISHES Tu & Th LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS DESIGN AND OPERATION Tu & Th RESEARCH HUSBANDRY W

time 10:00AM-11:50AM 12:30PM-1:50PM 3:00PM-4:20PM 1:00PM-2:50PM

location CC-245 CC-245 CC-245 CC-245

instructor SQUIERS, ALYSSA F. SQUIERS, ALYSSA F. STAFF, STAFF MILLER-MORGAN, TIMOTHY

title PAINTING I PAINTING I PAINTING I PRINTMAKING I PRINTMAKING I PRINTMAKING I PRINTMAKING II PRINTMAKING II PRINTMAKING II PAINTING II PAINTING II PAINTING II

days M W M W M W M W M W M W M W M W M W M W M W M W

time 5:30PM-8:20PM 5:30PM-8:20PM 5:30PM-8:20PM 1:00PM-4:50PM 1:00PM-4:50PM 1:00PM-4:50PM 1:00PM-4:50PM 1:00PM-4:50PM 1:00PM-4:50PM 5:30PM-8:20PM 5:30PM-8:20PM 5:30PM-8:20PM

location CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174

instructor PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON

days TBA TBA W M MTWTh TBA TBA

time TBA-TBA -TBA 5:30PM-7:20PM 5:30PM-7:20PM 8:00AM-8:50AM -TBA -TBA

location Online Online NC-208 NC-208 NC-208 Online Online

instructor FLORES, ALBERTO M. FLORES, ALBERTO M. STAFF, STAFF STAFF, STAFF FLORES, ALBERTO M. FLORES, ALBERTO M. STAFF, STAFF

days Tu & Th Tu & Th Tu & Th M W

time 8:30AM-9:50AM 12:30PM-3:20PM 8:30AM-9:50AM 9:00AM-10:20AM

location CC-062 NC-217 CC-062 CC-062

instructor FISHER, MATTHEW R. MANN, MARION E. FISHER, MATTHEW R. FISHER, MATTHEW R.

days Tu & Th

time 5:30PM-7:50PM

location NC-204

instructor BOYCE, THOMAS

business course # title BA101-Z1 BA131-Z1 BA205-Z1 BA211-Z1 BA223-Z1 BA226-Z1 EC201-Z1

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS USING TECH. PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING BUSINESS LAW I PRIN ECON: MICROECONOMICS

biology course # title BI101-Z1 BI101-Z2 BI101-Z3 BI231-Z1

BIOLOGY BIOLOGY BIOLOGY HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I

computer applications course # title CAS133-Z1

BASIC COMPUTER SKILL/MS OFFICE

New for Fall ‘17: Marketing BA 223: PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING • 4 CREDITS • LINCOLN CITY Provides a general knowledge of marketing emphasizing marketing mix elements and target markets for consumer and industrial products, marketing strategies, customer behavior, market planning and promotion. Recommended: BA 101. Prerequisites: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available. 14 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • fall 2017


OCCC Credit Courses: Fall 2017 New for Fall ‘17: Wilderness Literature

ENG 269. WILDERNESS LITERATURE • 4 CREDITS HYBRID – ONLINE & IN-PERSON (MEETS ONCE PER WEEK, IN LINCOLN CITY) Explores writings about wilderness and the natural world, giving attention to the relationship between nature and culture. Considers a variety of historical perspectives through essays, poetry, book-length nonfiction, novels, and film. Examines efforts to rethink the concept of wilderness with respect to law, gender, work, race, and the built environment (e.g., urban forests, gardens, farming) while addressing contemporary concerns for global environmental sustainability. Prerequisite: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 or equivalent placement. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Arts and Letters/AAS, Arts and Letters/AGS, Arts and Letters/ASOT-B, Arts and Letters/AAOT, Arts and Letters/AS.

college survival, criminal justice days & communications course # title time location CG100-Z1 COLLEGE SURVIVAL AND SUCCESS CG100-Z2 COLLEGE SURVIVAL AND SUCCESS CJA112-Z1 INTRO TO CRIM JUST SYS- COURTS CJA115-Z1 INTRO TO JAIL OPERATIONS COMM111-Z1 PUBLIC SPEAKING COMM140-Z1 INTRODUCTION TO INTERCULTURAL COMM.

english, geology & health course # title ENG195-Z1 ENG269-Z1 G201-Z2 HE242-Z1

FILM STUDIES: FILM AS ART WILDERNESS LITERATURE PHYSICAL GEOLOGY STRESS AND HUMAN HEALTH

history & library studies course # title HST101-Z1 HST201-Z1 HST201-Z2 LIB101-Z1

WEST CIV: ANCNT TO MDVL HISTORY OF THE US TO 1840 HISTORY OF THE US TO 1840 LIBRARY RESEARCH AND BEYOND

mathematics course # title MTH105-Z1 MTH111-Z1 MTH112-Z1 ALC20B-01 ALC20C-Z1

MATH IN SOCIETY COLLEGE ALGEBRA ELEMENTARY FUNCTIONS TRIG MATH 20 LAB - 1.00 CREDIT MATH 20 LAB - 2 CR

instructor HAMILTON, LAURA K. STAFF, STAFF HAVNER, GRETCHEN GRAVLEY, JAMES BISHOP, JANICE M. BISHOP, JANICE M.

M W Tu & Th W M F TBA

4:00PM-5:20PM 3:30PM-4:50PM 9:00AM-11:50AM 1:00PM-3:50PM 9:00AM-12:50PM -TBA

CC-049 CC-049 CC-047 CC-047 CC-062 Online

days Tu & Th T Tu & Th TBA

time 5:00PM-6:50PM 5:30PM-7:20PM 2:00PM-4:50PM TBA-TBA

location CC-062 NC-208 CC-233 Online

instructor VAN AELSTYN, ED GASPAR, KAHEA BERNHARDT, GILBERT T. QUARLES, JEANNE C.

days TBA TBA M TBA

time -TBA -TBA 1:00PM-3:20PM -TBA

location Online Online CC-062 Online

instructor ANAND, LILIA D. JACKSON, TUCKER JACKSON, TUCKER ADOLF, DARCI

days M W Tu & Th Tu & Th TBA Tu & Th

time location 10:30AM-12:50PM CC-032 8:00AM-10:20AM CC-032 1:00PM-3:20PM CC-032 -TBA 5:00PM-7:20PM CC-061

instructor ZERR, AMANDA BURAK, MARGE M. ZERR, AMANDA ZERR, AMANDA KEEHN, ROGER A.

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OCCC Credit Courses: Fall 2017 New for Fall ‘17: Econ

EC 201: PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS: MICROECONOMICS • 4 CREDITS • ONLINE Introduces the principles of microeconomics. Enhances the ability to recognize and analyze economic problems in the United States. Covers the American microeconomic system, which includes a familiarization with the basis of the price system and resource allocation; the operation of the firm; market concentration; regulation and antitrust policies. Recommended: MTH 95. Prerequisites: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Social Sciences/AAOT, Social Sciences/AS, Social Sciences/AAS, Social Sciences/ AGS, Social Sciences/ASOT-B.

mathematics (continued) course # title ALC60C-Z1 ALC65B-Z2 ALC65C-01 ALC95B-Z1 MTH58-Z1 MTH60-Z1 MTH60-Z2 MTH65-Z1 MTH95-Z1

music course #

MUP171A-Z1 MUP171B-Z1 MUP171C-Z1 MUP174-Z1 MUP177-Z1 MUP180A-Z1 MUP180B-Z1 MUP180C-Z1 MUP192-Z1 MUS191P-Z1 MUS191-Z1 MUS192P-Z1

MATH 60 LAB - 2 CR MATH 65 LAB - 1.00 CREDIT MATH 65 LAB - 2.00 CREDITS MATH 95 LAB - 1.00 CR MATH LITERACY I INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA - FIRST TERM INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA - FIRST TERM INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA- SECOND TERM INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA

days Tu & Th Tu & Th TBA Tu & Th M W Tu & Th M W Tu & Th Tu & Th

time location 5:00PM-7:20PM CC-061 5:00PM-7:20PM CC-061 -TBA 5:00PM-7:20PM CC-061 8:00AM-10:00AM CC-032 8:00AM-10:20AM CC-048 1:00PM-3:20PM NC-208 5:00PM-7:20PM CC-032 5:00PM-7:20PM CC-048

title APPLIED MUSIC/PIANO APPLIED MUSIC/PIANO APPLIED MUSIC/PIANO INDIVIDUAL LESSONS - VOICE INDIVIDUAL LESSONS - CELLO Violin APPLIED MUSIC/GUITAR APPLIED MUSIC/GUITAR APPLIED MUSIC/GUITAR INDIVIDUAL LESSON: MISC. CLASS PIANO I CLASS GUITAR I CLASS PIANO II

days TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA Tu & Th Tu & Th Tu & Th

time -TBA -TBA -TBA TBA-TBA -TBA -TBA -TBA -TBA -TBA 1:00PM-2:20PM 1:00PM-2:20PM 1:00PM-2:20PM

location CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179

instructor KEEHN, ROGER A. KEEHN, ROGER A. BURAK, MARGE M. KEEHN, ROGER A. BURAK, MARGE M. KEEHN, ROGER A. BURAK, MARGE M. BURAK, MARGE M. ZERR, AMANDA

instructor SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE STAFF, STAFF STAFF, STAFF SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE STAFF, STAFF SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE

OCCC statements on Discrimination & Disabilities

Discrimination: It is the policy of Oregon Coast Community College to comply with all federal and state rules and regulations pertaining to the civil rights of both employees and students. Oregon Coast Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; sex; sexual orientation; marital status; religion; national origin; age; disability; veteran status or family relationship. Inquiries regarding compliance and /or grievance procedures regarding nondiscrimination in employment should be directed to the Human Resources Director at 541- 867-8515. Inquiries regarding compliance and /or grievance procedures regarding nondiscrimination in provisions of education services, related services or access issues (in compliance with 34 CFR 104.8) should be directed to the Dean of Student Services and Section 504 Compliance Officer at 541-867-8511. Oregon Coast Community College does not discriminate in providing access to its programs or activities. OCCC is committed to providing qualified students with a disability an equal opportunity to access the benefits, rights, and privileges of College services, activities in the most integrated setting appropriate to the student’s needs in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), and ORS 659.150 to 659.160 and OAR 581-21-045 to 581-21-049. Disabilities Oregon Coast Community College is committed to providing equal opportunities for students with disabilities throughout the College community. Students with documented disabilities are entitled to reasonable accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Our philosophy is to maximize your independence and self-reliance, providing a variety of support options to assist you in achieving your educational and/or vocational objectives. To receive services, you must submit documentation of your disabling condition(s) to the Director of Student Services. To initiate support services, please contact the Director of Student Services at 541-867-8511 or ccarlson@occc.cc.or.us. Students are responsible for requesting, in a timely manner, accommodation and documenting the nature and extent of their disability.

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OCCC Credit Courses: Fall 2017 music (continued) course # title MUS192-Z1 MUS193P-Z1 MUS193-Z1 MUS206-Z1 MUS220A-Z1 MUS220B-Z1 MUS220C-Z1 MUS220D-Z1 MUS220E-Z1 MUS220F-Z1

CLASS GUITAR II CLASS PIANO III CLASS GUITAR III INTRO TO THE HISTORY OF ROCK MUSIC CHORUS CHORUS CHORUS CHORUS CHORUS CHORUS

days Tu & Th Tu & Th Tu & Th M W Tu & Th Tu & Th Tu & Th Tu & Th Tu & Th Tu & Th

nursing, allied health, EMS, nutrition course # title days NCMA101-Z1 BODY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION I NCMA102-Z1 CLINICAL PROCEDURES I NCMA103-Z1 OFFICE SKILLS FOR THE MEDICAL OFFICE NUR101-Z1 NURSING ASSISTANT LEVEL 1 NUR141-Z1 FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING NUR241-Z1 CARE OF PATIENTS w/ COMPLEX PROBLEMS EMS105-Z1 EMT PART I FN225-Z1 NUTRITION MP111-Z1 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

M W T TBA TBA M & Th M & Th Tu & Th TBA TBA

time 1:00PM-2:20PM 1:00PM-2:20PM 1:00PM-2:20PM 9:00AM-10:20AM 10:30AM-11:50AM 10:30AM-11:50AM 10:30AM-11:50AM 10:30AM-11:50AM 10:30AM-11:50AM 10:30AM-11:50AM

location CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-049 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179 CC-179

instructor SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE

time 9:00AM-10:50AM 9:00AM-3:50PM TBA-TBA -TBA 9:00AM-12:50PM 9:00AM-11:50AM 6:00PM-9:20PM TBA-TBA TBA-TBA

location CC-244 SC-109 Online SC-113 CC-249 CC-271 CC-271 Online Online

instructor WAY, ANN SPICER, DEBBORA R. MOLLINO, LINDA A. NIELSEN-LIMES, INGER MARIE MOLLINO, LINDA A. BARTON, LYNN R. PELKEY, MICHELLE A. ORTON, ALESHA S. MOLLINO, LINDA A.

physical education, psychology &days reading course # title time PE182L-Z1 PE182L-Z1 PSY101-Z1 PSY201A-Z1 PSY201A-Z3 RD115-Z1

YOGA I YOGA II PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN RELATIONS INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY - PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY - PART 1 COLLEGE READING

sociology & spanish course # title SOC204-Z1 SPA101-Z1 SPA101-Z2 SPA111C-Z1

SOCIOLOGY IN EVERYDAY LIFE FIRST YEAR SPANISH- FIRST TERM FIRST YEAR SPANISH- FIRST TERM FIRST YR SPANISH CONVERSATION

Tu & Th Tu & Th Tu & Th TBA TBA M W

5:30PM-6:50PM 5:30PM-6:50PM 10:30AM-12:20PM TBA-TBA -TBA 10:30AM-12:20PM

location CC-151 CC-151 CC-049 Online Online CC-062

instructor MARQUEZ, SARAH MARQUEZ, SARAH LAUGHLIN, RICK E. QUARLES, JEANNE C. LAUGHLIN, RICK E. HAMILTON, LAURA K.

days M W M W Tu & Th M W

time 10:30AM-12:20PM 6:00PM-7:50PM 1:30PM-3:20PM 5:30PM-5:55PM

location CC-048 CC-049 CC-049 CC-049

instructor RESZ, SUSAN D. WALES, ANN WALES, ANN WALES, ANN

Fun for Fall ‘17: History of Rock MUS 206: INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF ROCK MUSIC • 3 CREDITS • NEWPORT Introduces the history of rock music. Examines rock music’s roots and development, its innovators and significant events through a cultural as well as musical perspective. Prerequisite/concurrent: (WR 115 or IRW 115) or equivalent placement. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Arts and Letters/AAOT, Arts and Letters/AS, Arts and Letters/AAS, Arts and Letters/AGS, Arts and Letters/ASOT-B.

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OCCC Credit Courses: Fall 2017 spanish (continued) course # title

SPA111C-Z2 FIRST YR SPANISH CONVERSATION SPA201-Z1 SECOND YEAR SPANISH-1ST TERM SPA211C-Z1 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH CONVERSATION

writing course # title WR115-Z1 WR115-Z2 WR121-Z1 WR121-Z2 WR121-Z3 WR121-Z4 WR122-Z1 WR122-Z2 WR242-Z1

INTRODUCTION TO EXPOSITORY WRITING INTRODUCTION TO EXPOSITORY WRITING ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION CREATIVE WRITING (POETRY)

days Tu & Th M W M W

time 1:00PM-1:25PM 1:30PM-3:20PM 1:00PM-1:25PM

location CC-049 CC-049 CC-049

instructor WALES, ANN WALES, ANN WALES, ANN

days Tu & Th Tu & Th Tu & Th M W TBA TBA M W TBA M W

time 12:00PM-3:50PM 3:30PM-5:20PM 1:00PM-2:50PM 1:00PM-2:50PM -TBA -TBA 5:30PM-7:20PM -TBA 3:30PM-5:20PM

location CC-062 NC-208 CC-062 CC-048 CC-062 Online CC-048 Online CC-048

instructor HAMILTON, LAURA K. GASPAR, KAHEA HAMILTON, LAURA K. MISITI, PATRICK J. HAMILTON, LAURA K. PAVLISH, CATHERINE A. RODGER, ROBERT RODGER, ROBERT MISITI, PATRICK J

CHART YOUR COURSE WITH THE OCCC SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM From October 2017 to June 2018, Lincoln County business owners participating in the SBM will receive: • Ten one-to-one, two-hour meetings with an SBDC advisor • Meetings with an informal support group of a number of other SBM participants • Nine SBM classes, plus access to many additional sessions & workshops

Welcoming applicants for 2017-2018 now! Is the SBM right for you? Call 541-994-4166.

SBM Coordinator Misty Lambrecht, right, with 2016-17 SBM Graduate Fran Mathews, owner, Marine Discovery Tours.

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Small Business Classes

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Doing Business in Lincoln County

This Spring, the Oregon Coast Community College Small Business Development Center is pleased to continue “Doing Business in Lincoln County,” a jumping-off point for would-be entrepreneurs and business owners. If you’re considering starting a business on the Oregon Coast, are simply curious about how a typical business gets started, or if you’ve recently launched a business here, this is a class you shouldn’t miss. Start with a solid understanding of break-even analysis, learn how to register your business locally and with the state, and determine if you have “The Right Stuff ” for entrepreneurship in the first place. The class is taught by Craig Grant, who’s been advising Oregon Coast business owners for more than 13 years here in Lincoln County. Lincoln City Wednesday, Nov. 8 • 10am-12pm Tuition: $25 • Instructor: Craig Grant Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.

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Join the SBDC at Nana’s Irish Pub on Tuesday, Oct. 17 for a lively discussion about marketing. We’ll show off some fun live-streaming applications and hardware that can help you reach potential customers in fun, affordable new ways. And, when you pre-register for this free event, you’ll get the chance to submit your favorite ad, brochure, video clip, social media post or other promotion – submissions may be shown on the big screen during the evening. The SBDC crew will also invite attendees to take the mic and talk about their favorite Lincoln County marketing successes and stories. Nana’s Irish Pub • Nye Beach • Newport Tuesday, Oct. 17 • 6-8pm Cost: FREE • Admission & while-they-last appetizers are free; cash bar available Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.

Real Estate Broker’s License Pre-Exam Class Just one look at the scenery around us, and it’s no wonder that Lincoln County is such a promising place to work as a Real Estate Broker. And, this Fall, Oregon Coast Community College will present a 10-week Real Estate Pre-License course, a course designed to help aspiring Real Estate brokers launch their careers here on the Central Coast. This Fall, the course will be presented at OCCC’s North County Center in Lincoln City. The class revolves around online coursework completed independently between weekly classroom sessions, and it meets the 150-hour Oregon Real Estate Agency requirement to qualify to take the Oregon

State Real Estate Broker License exam. Once a student completes this course, they will be able to submit their broker application to the Oregon Real Estate Agency and they’ll be able to take the Oregon State/PSI Real Estate Broker exam. Lincoln City Tuesdays, Oct. 3-Dec. 5 • 5:30-8:30pm Saturday, Dec. 9 • 9am-5pm Tuition: $600 • Instructor: Linda Laughlin Roy Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.

Tuition scholarships available Does your business need one or more of the classes or programs advertised on these pages? You may be eligible for scholarship support to reduce your out-of-pocket expense. For example, if available, the Lincoln City Urban Renewal Agency Economic Development Grant can cover 100% of tuition for some programs

for businesses located within the UR District, while The Mills Family Scholarship other programs can provide other tuition discounts. Are you eligible? Find out. Call 541-994-4166 .

This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration under Cooperative Agreement Number SBAHQ-16-B-0062. SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions, or services. All SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested in advance. Contact the SBDC at Oregon Coast Community College, 3788 SE High School Dr., Lincoln City, OR 97367, 541-994-4166.

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Small Business Classes Build Your Own Website

This four-week course features 12 hours of instruction time, in four three-hour sessions and lab time of four three-hour sessions, to build a website with hands-on help from the instructor. Session One: Hosting, domain name, website layout, plan and strategy. Session Two: Picking your template and adding the pages for content and images. Session Three: Picking the right plug-ins for advanced functions and customer use. Session Four: Launching your site, tracking success. Upon completion of this course, students will have a built and launched a site using a template and will be able to modify its content, add special features with plug-in modules, and choose where to host the website. Lincoln City Fridays, Sept. 29 - Oct. 20 • 9am-4pm Tuition: $180 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.

Is My Website Working for my Business?

Did you pay a lot for a website and still can’t be found on a Google search? Do you know how much traffic your website is getting? Where is that traffic coming from? What search words do people use to find your services? Google Analytics is a free, powerful, independent tool that can provide you with real answers to how and when visitors are finding your website, and what type of users visit the site, and your social media platforms. Prerequisite: A website with Google Analytics, and access to your report with at least 30 days of traffic – students unsure of how to load Google Analytics on their site should contact the instructor prior to class, at 541-994-4166.

This class will cover: • How to read your Google Analytics report • How to evaluate what different reports mean • How to filter out spam traffic from the report • How this information can be used to improve your website • Learn which pages on your site generate the most visits • Understand bounce rate, and how it affects your ranking • What search terms are sending clients to your page • How to block foreign traffic from your site While no one can guarantee Google placement, knowing and understanding your website traffic and the behavior of those clients that are actively using your site can help you improve your results and, ultimately, grow your sales online and in-person. Lincoln City Tuesday, Oct. 10. • 2pm-5pm Newport Wednesday, Oct. 18 • 9am-Noon Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166. 20 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-994-4166 • fall 2017

Fraud: Fighting Back Fraud has become a serious concern worldwide. According to the United States Department of Justice, teresa denlinger millions of people are victims of fraud each year. Understanding how fraud occurs, what types of fraud are being perpetammy boysun trated, and taking a proactive approach to prevention will drastically reduce your chances of becoming a victim. This workshop will help you learn how to identify fraud, to assess your risk, and to develop a plan to manage your finances, your identity, and your personal information, to thwart the fraudsters. Lincoln City Monday, Oct. 16 • 2:30-5:30pm Newport Thurs., Oct. 19 • 5:30-8:30pm Tuition: FREE, but pre-registration is required Instructor: Teresa Denlinger Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.


Small Business Classes

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tarting your own business? Looking for a new job? These SBDC classes will help you learn bookkeeping lingo and how to use QuickBooks for bookkeeping and financial reporting.

5-Session QuickBooks Case Study Take the series or just the individual classes you want. Geared for the beginner at bookkeeping. Pre-requisite is familiarity with a Windows computer. • Take all five for $195, or choose sessions for $49 each • Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.

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Lincoln City Tuesdays, Nov. 7-Dec. 5 • 6-9pm Tuition: $195 (or $49 for individual classes) Instructor: Kathie Gordon-Brooks Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.

Shoebox Bookkeeping A basic introduction to recordkeeping with no computer, and with absolutely no frills – just information. Bring paper, a pencil and a calculator. Regardless of whether you plan to do your business’ books online or on your PC, understanding the principles behind those applications is crucial to using them effectively.

Session 1: Tips & Tricks Nov. 7: Our case study will begin with starting a new company and building the QuickBooks data file from scratch. • Chart of Accounts • Business Formation • Company Profiles • Shortcuts and Tips

Lincoln City Thursday, Sept. 28, 5:30-8:30pm Tuition: $39 Instructor: Kathie Gordon-Brooks Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.

Session 2: Paying Your Bills Nov. 14: The case study will continue with adding vendors, bank loans, and how to manage and use your credit cards within QuickBooks. • Vendors • Form 1099-MIS • Using Credit • Bank Loans

QuickBooks Online

To be successful, and to take advantage of all technology has to offer, today’s businesses must at least consider cloud-based bookkeeping. This course will tour QuickBooks Online and examine the differences between the online version and the traditional desktop application.

Session 3: Getting Paid Nov. 21: In this session, we will add customers, explore cash and credit sales, and more. • Recording Sales & Using Bank Accounts

Session 4: Reporting Nov. 28: The IRS and your bank are very interested in your business. This class will explore ways to share required details without giving away sensitive information.

Lincoln City Tuesday, Oct. 17, 6-9pm Tuition: $49 Instructor: Kathie Gordon-Brooks Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.

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Session 5: Payroll Dec. 5: At this final class, we will tie everything learned earlier together through a Q & A session. And, since hiring employees and processing payroll is often the next thing a small business does when it opens shop, in this final class, we will explore doing payroll in QuickBooks and discuss employee vs. independent contractors.

oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc Or call 541-994-4166

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Small Business Classes Social Media: Keeping Up With the Changes

Are you using the right social media tools for your business? There are many platforms, and each one works differently. Each can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up, and find the time to manage their social media effectively – while also having enough time to, you know, run their business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and functionality of each platform, and how to determine which may work best for your particular business. Even in a world of mass marketing and noise, proper use of social media can help you talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product. This class will highlight changes in platforms like: • Facebook’s Instant Articles • Facebook target marketing • Instagram contests • Twitter and Twitter leads • LinkedIn: Marketing, groups, jobs and business pages • Content management and time-saving tricks Lincoln City Tues., Sept. 12 • 2pm-5pm • Tuition: $35 Newport Wed., Sept. 20 • 9am-12pm • Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.

Social Media Marketing An in-depth, 2-Part Class

Designed for business owners with established accounts on Facebook, this two-session course will delve deep into powerful new paid (and free) advertising opportunities, including an in-depth look at Facebook’s remarkable Power Editor tool, which affords businesses new ways to target advertising very specifically, even here on the Oregon Coast. Session two will ask if you are using the right social media tools for your business. There are many platforms, and each one works differently. Each can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up, and find the time to manage their social media effectively – while also having enough time to, you know, run their business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and functionality of each platform, and how to determine which may work best for your particular business. Even in a world of mass marketing and noise, proper use of social media can help you talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product. This class will highlight changes in social media platforms like: • Facebook’s Instant Articles • Facebook target marketing • Instagram contests • Twitter and Twitter leads • LinkedIn: Marketing, groups, jobs and business pages • Content management and time-saving tricks Newport Friday, Nov. 3 & 17 • 2pm-5pm • Tuition: $45 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166. 22 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-994-4166 • fall 2017

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Help is waiting, at the DMMS

Businesses in Lincoln County are invited to schedule a oneor two-hour appointment in the Digital Media & Marketing Studio at OCCC’s Small Business Development Center in Lincoln City. Studio host Gretchen Ammerman will work with business owners and representatives to help them learn how to shoot their own photographs, videos and audio recordings to help better promote and sell Lincoln County products online across many channels. The rate is just $20 per hour. Create photos of your products, or record a video about your services, and post it to your website or Facebook page. Reserve your time by calling 541-994-4166. The DMMS was funded by a Lincoln County Economic Development Grant and by generous contributions to the SBDC Foundation by donors, including the Mills Family of Mills Ace Hardware in Lincoln City.


It’s never too late for college! Residents 65 or better receive FREE tuition for credit classes

Senior citizens age 65 and above get free tuition for credit classes on a space-available basis and taken for an audit. Auditing is taking a class without receiving a grade or credit. You can only audit a class if there are still seats available on the first day of class. This 100% tuition waiver does not cover lab fees or other class fees. Many classes fill up early, so space is not guaranteed. To use the waiver, find the class you’d like to take in the class schedule, but don’t register yet. Print out the senior waiver form and contact the instructor on the first day of class. Get the instructor’s permission to take the class and have them sign the form, then return to Student Services in Newport or Lincoln City. After the waiver has been applied to your account, log into myOCCC and pay any fees not covered by the waiver. Registration prior to the first day of class will void the waiver and charges for the full tuition and fees will apply. Note: you must be an OCCC student to use this waiver. Becoming a student is as easy as filling out OCCC’s online application for admission. For more information about the senior waiver, visit oregoncoastcc.org/seniorwaiver.

Register for these Community Ed. & Small Business Classes Pre-registration is required for classes. The easiest and fastest way to register for the non-credit community education or small business classes listed in this publication is to select your courses and fill out the simple online registration forms here: www.oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc www.oregoncoastcc.org/CommunityEd Or, call 541-994-4166. Our staff will walk you through the registration process over the phone and can take your payment at the same time. Prices, fees & refunds The price for non-credit classes varies with each class (see individual class listings for details). Some courses may require additional fees for materials, which are usually listed in the class description. OCCC cannot refund payments for non-credit courses unless cancellations are received at least 72 hours before the class.

Registering for credit courses and applying to OCCC Never gone to college? Just a little rusty? No problem! Becoming an OCCC student is easy, and we’re here to help. It all starts with the online application for admission to OCCC. Find it at oregoncoastcc. org. Or, visit our Central or North county centers in Newport or Lincoln City, and ask our friendly Student Services team, at right. Once you are admitted you will receive an email with your next steps, but most commonly the next step is to schedule an academic placement appointment (one hour in length) with an academic advisor. All students new to college will also pick a time to attend an orientation to: • learn about OCCC policies, term deadlines, transfer and career and technical programs • learn to read the class schedule and online catalog, and be Ready to help are, from left, Tonia Anderson, Jody Becker, and cleared to register Zane Stevens. • learn about options to consider when determining how to pay your myOCCC online account. for college • learn how to register and sign up for We look forward to seeing you on campus! fall 2017 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-994-4166 • 23


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Coming home to move on:

Newport natives find their MBA foundation at OCCC Every one of the OCCC sharks is on a journey. The story of Newport native Dylann Deeds proves that a career path is rarely straight and narrow. In her case it began at Newport High School, then led to Sweden, and then to Portland, before landing her back on the Oregon Coast where she and her husband, Nick, are taking foundation classes for their MBAs. Dylann first connected with OCCC in high school, when she took a few college courses to augment her NHS studies. Back then, the courses were held in a rambling, rented office space on Hwy. 101 in central Newport. As a local girl with big dreams, she was less than inspired. “The classes were in a tiny little facility that was literally falling down around them. This new facility is awesome,” she said, looking around the vaulted ceilings in the cavernous Student Commons at the Newport campus, which was opened in 2009. After graduating high school, Dylann (Crichton) Deeds studied music in Sweden, then returned to the Northwest. It was back home in Newport that she met Nick, who was serving in the Navy. The couple were wed in February 2009. When his service was complete, Nick and Dylann made their home in Portland. But they grew tired of the urban pace and the constant traffic, and eventually moved back to the coast, where Dylann could be close to her newborn nephew and the rest of her family. Despite finding some personal happiness, both realized they had unfulfilled academic goals. They decided that their marriage could use two MBAs, which would give them more earning power and professional freedom for the rest of their lives. But how? Enter the ASOT-B, or the Associate of Science Oregon Transfer in Business. Thanks to a close working relationship between OCCC and Oregon State University, this program allows students to take foundational degree courses that are automatically transferred toward the business programs at OSU. The Deedses enrolled in our ASOT last summer, and are scheduled to complete its requirements next June. The next stop in the journey will be a move to Corvallis, where they will continue their coursework. As OCCC tuition and fees are lower than those at OSU, Dylann and Nick are saving money. That’s just part of the reason, however, that they chose OCCC. “The fact that we get to see my family every day means a lot,” she said. “And, Portland was great, but I’ve lived on the beach my entire life, and I had a hard time with no ocean.” She’s also been happily challenged by OCCC’s robust offerings and

Dylann Deeds talented faculty, which she believes are preparing her for the rigors of the master’s degree that lies ahead. “Both Marge (Burak) and Amanda (Zerr) love math, and that comes across. I really enjoyed their passion for it. I also got to take Writing 122 with Robert Roger. He’s really cool – he dropped out of high school, went to community college and eventually became a district attorney. An amazing story!” “I feel like this college is going up and up, and getting better and better,” Dylann continued. “The classes are small, and people really care. You know everybody – and you recognize everybody. You’re not just a student number – they know your name. And that’s something you’re not going to get anywhere else. And I greatly appreciate that.”

Catch the Wave Fall 2017  

Your guide to the enriching, engaging and entertaining Fall course lineup at Oregon Coast Community College - serving Lincoln County.

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