Catch the Wave
Learn to cast, brew, bake & more! Inside, Find OCCCâ€™s Community Education, Small Business, and Credit Courses for Winter 2017
OREGON COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE
2017 Winter Contents
Community Education Classes.................................................. pages 3 to 10 Drivers Education & the CTRC.............................................................page 11 Credit Classes..........................................................................................pages 12-15 Digital Media & Marketing Studio.........................................................page 16 GED & Basic Skills..........................................................................................page 17 Small Business Classes........................................................................pages 18-22 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. For more registration information, see page 23
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Winter Term 2017 IMPORTANT DATES Credit Classes Begin: ...................................Jan. 5 Credit Registration Ends*:.........................Jan. 8 Finals Week:......................................March 20-24 End of Term:.............................................March 24 Holidays (OCCC Closed): Jan. 2 (New Year’s Day Observed) Jan. 16 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) Feb. 20 (Presidents Day) *Registration open all term for Community Education & Small Business classes. Full Academic Calendar available at oregoncoastcc.org
On the cover: Sener Otrugman, fly tying instructor, shows Waverly how to cast.
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
This class, led by one of Lincoln County’s best-known bakers and cake-makers, Michelle Mausen, will teach you how to make and decorate cupcakes, including fun designs and details. Lincoln City • At ‘My Petite Sweet’ Saturday, Mar. 4 • Noon-3pm Tuition: $25 • Plus $20 materials fee payable to instructor at start of class Instructor: Michelle Mausen Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed (Photo from Mausen’s “My Petite Sweet” Facebook page.)
Basic Japanese for Travelers 2
This class is designed for beginner students to learn commonly used vocabulary and phrases through conversational practices. The topics include asking how to get to your destination, public transit by using simple verb sentences. Besides language practice, cultural understanding will also be emphasized. Newport Mondays, Jan. 9-March 20 • 6pm-8pm No class Jan. 16 or Feb. 20. Tuition: $99 • Instructor: Sachiko Otsuki Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
Love Lives Forever
This series of three classes is designed to assist people who are dealing with the effects of grief and loss which include anxiety and depression. “My classes would also be appropriate for anyone who is interested in making connections beyond the veil,” wrote instructor Violet Young. “My classes will be discussing the concept that Love Never Dies, and that connecting with deceased loved ones is possible. I will be presenting 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 will 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 would 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 would help people to feel less isolated and confused, leading to more self-acceptance and self-love to assist with the grieving/healing journey.” Newport Mondays, Jan. 23-Feb. 6 • 1pm-3pm Tuition: $45 Instructor: Violet Young Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
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. Lincoln City Tuesday, Feb. 7, 5:30pm-8:30pm Tuition: $30 Instructor: Lindsey Johnson Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
Spanish for Beginners
Students with little or no experience in Spanish will learn the basic vocabulary needed for essential communication such as personal information, everyday questions (how much? where is the restroom? etc.) basic grammar and the conjugation of the verb to be. There will be music from different countries, games and more. The class is designed on the student’s interests (travel, food) There is no book. Newport Mon. & Wed., Jan. 9-March 20 • 6pm-8pm No class Jan. 16 or Feb. 20 Tuition: $129 • Instructor: Diana Perez Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed winter 2017 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • 3
Creative Writing Workshop
Workshop is vital for writers who want to improve upon a specific piece of writing or their writing style in general. The workshop experience and constructive criticism is meant to help writers better understand the complex relationship between a piece of literature and its audience. Though it can feel uncomfortable, it is meant to produce respectful suggestions for improvement and to give an opportunity to express appreciation for what needs no improvement. Both novice and professional writers are welcome but this is not an introductory or instructive writing course. It is designed for the writer who has a piece (or pieces) that they are wanting constructive criticism for. Each writer will have two, thirty minute maximum length opportunities to read their work to the group and receive feedback. Copies of the writing sample need to be provided for the group when you are slotted for your reading. First class meeting will be orientation. We will discuss the course details at that time as well as guidelines for the constructive criticism. The remaining four classes will be practical application of feedback.
photos by kimberly hanson
Students in this class will learning about compositional guidelines, how to select and set camera settings, light and exposure to create pleasing and interesting images. As well as tips on shooting great landscapes, fog, fireworks, pets, sports, interiors, macro (close-ups) and E-bay photos. Lincoln City Tuesdays, Jan. 10 to Jan. 31 • 6pm-8:30pm Tuition: $45 • Instructor: Kimberly Hanson Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
Lincoln City Tuesday & Thursdays 5:30pm-8:30pm (First class 5:30-7:30pm) Feb. 9 to Feb. 23 Tuition: $50 Instructor: Kimberly Shott Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
AHA Basic Life Support This course is designed for healthcare professionals. 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. Book is needed and can be bought at the OCCC Bookstore. (Channing-Bete AHA BLS) Newport Thursday, Jan. 26 • 1pm-5pm Tuition: $45 Instructor: Ann Way 4 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • winter 2017
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. Lincoln City Thursdays, Feb. 2 & 9 5:30pm-8:30pm • Tuition: FREE Instructor: Capt. Jim Kusz, NLFR
AHA Heart Saver CPR
This course is designed for anyone interested in learning CPR. Provides education and training in infant, child and adult CPR and AED. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn and American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR certification. For any community member wishing to be certified in CPR. Newport Thursday, March 16 • 3pm-8pm Tuition: $45 Instructor: Ann Way Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
birds, flies & zen Fly Tying & Fishing Workshops sener otrugman • occc photo
Everything is a Story
Break through the barriers of fear and myth with this hands-on, 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 graciously provided by the Central Coast Fly Fishers.) Get expert help choosing your own gear. Practice casting and presenting wet and dry flies.
The basics of narrative writing whether fiction or nonfiction. By workshop and analyses, this course introduces participants to the role of story in science, journalism, history, and fiction. Whether we are dreaming, daydreaming, planning the future of a city, or describing the results of a scientific research, we usually express ourselves in story form. It’s a universal human practice. Newport Wednesdays, Feb. 15-March 22 11:30am-1pm Tuition: $45 Instructor: Wallace Kaufman Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
Lincoln City Choose from Two sessions: Wednesdays, Jan. 18-Feb. 15 or Feb. 22-March 22 • 1-4pm Tuition: $55 Instructor: Sener Otrugman
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, adaptions, 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 day of class will be a field trip to identify birds in the area.
Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
Meditation is now mainstream and is being practiced in many different places in many different ways. The meditation that will be taught has its roots in Zen practice. In our everyday lives we can see how complex life can be and how we need to have a place to relax and catch our breath sometimes. In this class students 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. Newport Session 1: Wed., Jan. 11-Feb. 8 • 3pm-4:30pm Session 2: Wed., Feb. 22-March 22 • 3pm-4:30pm Tuition: $35 Instructor: Joe Armenio Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
Lincoln City Tuesdays & Thursdays, Feb. 7-16 • 1:30pm-3pm Tuition: $40 • Plus $10 materials fee payable to instructors at start of class Instructors: Caren Willoughby & Laura Doyle Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
Intoxicated on Life: Uses of Essential Oils
Explore the world of aromatherapy. In this course, students will be introduced to the properties and qualities of essential oils. You will learn how to integrate essential oils for health and well-being. You will engage in blending activities and make several of your own blends. Lincoln city Two Sessions: Tuesdays, Jan. 10-Jan. 31 • 5:30pm-7:30pm, or Tuesdays, Feb. 28-March 21 • 5:30pm-7:30pm Tuition: $40, plus $25 materials fee payable to instructor Instructor: Debby Barnard Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed winter 2017 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • 5
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 aged 21 and older. Lincoln City Cultural Center Saturdays, Jan. 7-March 18 • 3:30-4:30pm Tuition: $45 Instructor: Laurel Pollock
Ballet & Modern Dance
This beginner level class fuses ballet and modern dance techniques. 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. Everyone is welcome, including people with no dance experience, or former dancers looking to study classical styles.
Lincoln CIty Cultural Center Tuesdays, Jan. 10-March 21 • 10-11:30am Tuition: $75 Instructor: Nicole O’Brien
making cents of it all Dollars and Sense
Are you challenged with managing money and a budget? Would you like to learn how to improve your credit report and score? Are you curious about easy-to-follow steps that create the habit of saving? Join Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services, a local, non-profit housing agency, for this no-cost eight hour class. Using hands-on tools and group discussions, you’ll learn how to master money management skills to reach your financial goals. Workshop participants are also eligible for free oneon-one support from certified credit and budget specialists. Register through Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services. Lincoln City Saturday, Feb. 18 • 9am-5pm Tuition: FREE Instructor: Claudine DiTorrice To register: www.w-nhs.org, or call 541-752-7220, ext. 300
Buying a home can be one of the most stressful transactions you will go through. Partnering with Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services, a local, non-profit housing agency, will greatly improve your chances of successfully buying and owning your first or next home. Join our workshop to hear housing specialists talk about credit basics, shopping for a home, loan and down-payment assistance programs, understanding lender requirements and loan documents, and to gain insight into the insurance, title/escrow, and home inspection processes. The $45.00 per-household registration fee covers workshop participation, a detailed workbook, and one-on-one support from a certified housing specialist. Register through Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services. Lincoln City Saturday, March 25 • 9am-5pm Tuition: $45 Instructor: Claudine DiTorrice To register: www.w-nhs.org, or call 541-752-7220, ext. 300
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What is Your Home or Real Estate Worth?
An introduction to the basic math, vocabulary, and methods of property valuation. (Much of this also applicable to business valuation.) The course would include, if possible, a visit to the assessor’s office, a session with a professional appraiser and/ or mortgage lender. A special part of this course would apply traditional methods to unique properties and value issues: noise damage, conservation easements, partial takings, down zoning. Newport Wednesday, Jan. 25-March 22 *No class Feb. 8 10am-11:30am Tuition: $60 Instructor: Wallace Kaufman Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed
Play the Acoustic Guitar Beginning and intermediate students will receive group instruction as well as one-on-one instruction at times, according to musical interests and level of ability. This method keeps students interested, which is key to maintain motivation. Pick a favorite song at the start of class, and Richard will have you playing it by the end. BYOG.
Lincoln City Thursdays, Jan. 12 March 16 • 6pm-8pm Tuition: $75 Instructor: Richard Paris
This course will cover the basic fundamentals of safety, the cardinal rules, and responsible operation of a handgun. DO NOT BRING ANY FIREARMS TO THE CLASS. Lincoln City Tuesdays, Jan. 10 & 17 • 6pm-9pm Tuition: $55 Instructor: Ernie Hanson
Wealth, Poverty & Economics
The course will consist of an in-depth study of wealth, poverty, and the economic system in which they are grounded in the United States, building on related introductory theories and concepts across disciplines (Sociology, Economics, Political Science and Psychology). “While I do see this as an advanced class requiring student maturity,” the instructor said, “I intend to make it very accessible to all.” The course is proposed as an innovative course bridging disciplines to develop systems understanding in the growing economic inequalities of American society. Lincoln City Saturday, Jan. 21 • 1-4pm Tuition: $25 Instructor: George A. Polisner
Estate Plans Wills & Trust
Will your estate plan cause hurt and dissension 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. Newport Thursdays, March 9-March 23 • 3pm-5pm Tuition: $30 Instructor: Brian Haggerty
Introduction to Home Brewing This class for the first-time brewer explains the basic equipment needed to home-brew and how it works. Participants see first-hand the process of brewing, bottling, and tasting home-brew. The class will teach you to brew an extract batch of beer from start to finish in three, two-hour sessions. Students will see the instructor brew a batch the first day. The second session, two weeks later, the group will occc photo bottle up the batch. The final day, two weeks after bottling, 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. Participants must be over the age of 21. Pictured are participants in the inaugural home brewing class, held at OCCC in Newport this Fall.
Register: Call 541-996-6222 or visit oregoncoastcc.org/communityed Newport Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30pm Jan. 10, Jan. 24 & Feb. 7 Tuition: $40, plus $25 supplies fee payable to instructor at first class Instructor: Joel Shields winter 2017 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • 7
Nature Printed Journal
This class teaches the use of items from nature such as leaves, flowers, shells, seaweed and bark to create pieces of art on heavy rag paper, then turn it all into a handmade journal. This 5-hour class introduces the art of nature printing using a range of media, including acrylics, paper dyes, block printing ink, embossing powers and matte medium. Students will create an assortment of prints on sheets of paper and then do a simple binding with a cover to create a journal, suitable for writing or additional artwork. Newport Thursday, Feb. 16 • 10am-3pm Tuition: $40 • Plus $15 Supplies fee, payable to instructor at start of class Instructor: Heather Fortner
This is a class to introduce the student to the basics of drawing. Students need no prior art or drawing experience. Drawing tools introduced in the class are vine and compressed charcoal, conte crayon, graphite sticks, brush and ink. In addition, different drawing papers will be used, ex. BFK Reves. The student will practice, with assigned drawing problems, the rules of perspective, gestural line drawing, blind contour drawing, brush and ink. At the end of the class, the student will have improved hand/eye coordination and a drawing vocabulary to work independently. Newport Thursdays, Feb. 9-March 23 • 2pm-5pm Tuition: $95 Instructor: Sandra Roumagoux
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Beachcombers’ Nature Printing
Learn about the treasures that you might find in a beachcombing trip on the Oregon Coast, and then learn the basics of nature printing to make small images or cards with these items. You will be able to choose from a selection of crustaceans, seaweeds, corals, driftwood, stones, invertebrates, and shoreline plants found on our local beaches. You will print with water soluble inks onto thin rice paper, and can expect to leave with 6-10 finished images. Newport Monday, March 13 • 1pm-5pm Tuition: $40 • Plus $10 materials fee, payable to instructor at first class Instructor: Heather Fortner
Learn how to create 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.
The eight-legged marine octopus fascinates everyone, and also make for spectacular gyotaku, or fish prints. In this class you will be working with small market size octopus, and learning the steps of traditional gyotaku of applying ink to the body of an octopus and pressing rice paper to receive the image. You have the opportunity to create at least 10-12 gyotaku on rice paper with one specimen, or create an entire “school” of octopus. An additional $15 materials fee is required for this class
Newport Thursdays, Jan. 12-March 2 6pm-7:30pm Tuition: $60 • Plus $20 materials fee, payable to instructor at first class Instructor: Georgina Nielsen
Newport Monday, March 6 • 1pm-4pm Tuition: $40 • Plus $15 materials fee, payable to instructor at first class Instructor: Heather Fortner
Pieces of the Past is an introductory course in the centuries-old art of mosaics. Traces of ancient mosaics extend as far back as the earliest document writing methods, around 3100 BC. Over time, the methods of making mosaics, their uses, and the materials used, have all changed. The initial class will be devoted to producing a mirror, using the “direct method,” which will be completed by the end of class the first day. The second session will be devoted to the various mosaic styles, a review of suitable tools, adhesives, grouting, and frames. At that class, students will be asked to select a mosaic work which will be their major task for the term. The method to be used will depend upon that previously utilized. At the third class, they will mount this piece on a board and begin the mosaic process. The appropriate tools for each project will be provided by the instructor. Throughout the term, students will be introduced to techniques including mounting, framing and gluing. Newport Fridays, Feb. 17-March 24, Noon-3pm Tuition: $90 • Plus $20 materials fee, payable to instructor at first class Instructor: Gene Sterud
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south county classes ‘Have a Pleasant Present’
This class is about assisting people in understanding that our own personal belief system and self-talk 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. Waldport Tuesday, Feb. 21 & 28, Noon-2pm Tuition: $30 Instructor: Violet Young
Digital Camera Basics
Drawing for Beginners
Students will bring their camera and camera manuals. They will have hands on practice in the following areas: Camera modes, image quality settings, shutter release, focusing modes, area of the frame, flash modes, white balance, metering modes, the exposure triangle and histograms. Each area will be explained and students will find these camera settings on their cameras. Waldport Offered twice: Choose Wed., Feb. 22 or Wed., March 15, 2-5pm Tuition: $25 Instructor: Jeffery Cox
From properly sharpening a pencil to basic perspectives, this class will help sharpen skills and prompt personal projects. Students will be able to use skills learned in this class to enhance observational skills as well as the ability to render form, volume, and perspective in drawings. Tools for this class will be really simple, just pencils, paper, and erasers. Waldport Wednesdays, Jan. 11-Feb. 8, 1-3pm Tuition: $50 Instructor: Sean Hollenhors Lincoln City Wednesdays, Feb. 22-March 22, 1-3pm Tuition: $50 Instructor: Sean Hollenhors
Social Media: Keeping Up With the Changes FOR BUSINESSES:
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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. This class will highlight changes in social media platforms like: • Facebook target marketing, Instant Articles & More • Instagram contests • Twitter and Twitter leads • LinkedIn: Marketing, groups, jobs and business pages Waldport Wednesday, Feb. 15 • 2-5pm Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
The wheel world: OCCC hosts drivers education This Winter, you can find Jerry Conrady’s ODOT-approved Driver’s Education course at Oregon Coast Community College’s 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 DMV drive test exemption. This course is composed of 34 hours of classroom instruction, 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction and 6 hours of observation. The behind-the-wheel and observation will take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, depending on student schedules.
Newport Mondays & Wednesdays, Jan. 4 to March 13 • 6pm-8pm Parent Meeting: First Class, Wed., Jan. 4, 6pm-8pm Tuition: $225 • $75 Scholarship available to students who can produce proof on school letterhead that student is eligible for free or reduced lunch Instructor: Jerry Conrady
Details • ODOT approved course taught by a DMV-licensed instructor • Learn life-long, low-risk driving skills • Can lower car insurance rates • Students who pass receive a waiver and do not have to take the DMV behind-the-wheel drive test when they test for their license To register Contact instructor Jerry Conrady at 541-961-9753 or via the “Training Wheels Driver Education and Training” Facebook page.
career & transfer help The Career and Transfer Readiness Center (CTRC) is located in room 52 at Oregon Coast Community College Central Campus. The CTRC is your community resource for career coaching and training to help strengthen workplace skills and explore educational options so that you can reach your fullest potential. Oregon Coast Community College will be hosting a series of free workshops throughout Winter Term 2017 and all com-
munity members are invited to attend. Workshops will be on Wednesdays, from noon until 1:00pm. The dates are as follows: January 15................................... Study Skills and Note Taking January 22........................................... Claiming Your Strengths February 1....................................................... Test Tips and Tricks February 8...................................................... Job Seeking Online February 15........................................................Resume Building February 22........................................Open Resume Assistance March 1................................................. Cover Letters Made Easy March 8....................... How to Transfer to a 4 Year Institution March 15.......................................................Stress Management March 22......................................... Prepare for OCCC’s Job Fair If you have any questions, or would like more information about this workshop series, contact Jody Becker at (541) 867 – 8502 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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OCCC Credit Courses: Winter 2017 aquarium science course # title
AQS110-Z1 AQS226-Z1 AQS232-Z1 AQS252-Z1 AQS270-Z1
art course #
ART115-Z1 ART181A-Z1 ART181B-Z1 ART181C-Z1
CC=Newport Central Campus, NC=North Center in Lincoln City, SC=South Center in Waldport
days AQUARIUM SCIENCE PRACTICUM 1 M BIOLOGY OF DIVERSE CAPTIVE SPECIES R REPRODUCTION & NUTRITION OF AQUATIC ANIMALS M W EXHIBITS AND INTERPRETATION M W FISH AND INVERTEBRATE HEALTH MANAGEMENT T
time 4PM-4:50PM 3:30PM-4:50PM
location CC-245 CC-245
8:30AM-9:50AM 10AM-12:20PM 2PM-4:50PM
CC-245 CC-245 CC-245
title BASIC DESIGN - 2D FOUNDATIONS PAINTING I PAINTING I PAINTING I
days M W M W M W M W
time 1PM-3:50PM 5PM-7:50PM 5PM-7:50PM 5PM-7:50PM
location CC-174 CC-174 CC-174 CC-174
instructor PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON PENCE, JULIA ALLISON
days TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
time -TBA TBA-TBA -TBA -TBA -TBA
location Online OL Online Online OL
instructor FLORES, ALBERTO M. TOURNEY, DIANA L. FLORES, ALBERTO M. FLORES, ALBERTO M. TOURNEY, DIANA L.
days T R M W T R M W T R
time 9AM-10:20AM 12:30PM-1:50PM 9AM-10:20AM 9AM-10:20AM 8:30AM-11:50AM
location CC-062 NC-217 CC-062 CC-032 CC-236
instructor FISHER, MATTHEW R. MANN, MARION E. FISHER, MATTHEW R. FISHER, MATTHEW R. SQUIERS, ALYSSA F.
days T R M W M W
time 4PM-5:50PM 9AM-11:20AM 9AM-11:20AM
location CC-070 NC-222 NC-222
instructor BOYCE, THOMAS BOYCE, THOMAS BOYCE, THOMAS
days T M W
time location 9:30AM-12:20PM NC-208 3:30PM-4:50PM CC-049
instructor HAMILTON, LAURA K. HAMILTON, LAURA K.
days W M M W
time 9AM-11:50AM 9AM-11:50AM 1PM-3:50PM 1PM-3:50PM
business course # title
BA101-Z1 BA111-Z1 BA131-Z1 BA206-Z1 BA228-Z1
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS COMPUTER ACCOUNTING APPLICATIONS
biology course # title
BI102-Z1 BI102-Z2 BI102-Z3 BI232-Z1 BI234-Z1
BIOLOGY BIOLOGY BIOLOGY HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II MICROBIOLOGY
computer applications course # title
CAS133-Z1 CAS170-Z1 CAS171-Z1
BASIC COMPUTER SKILL/MS OFFICE BEGINNING EXCEL INTERMEDIATE EXCEL
college survival course # title
COLLEGE SURVIVAL AND SUCCESS COLLEGE SURVIVAL AND SUCCESS
criminal justice course # title
CJA212-Z1 CJA217-Z1 CJA244-Z1 CJA280A-Z1
CRIMINAL LAW INTERVIEWING & INTERROGATION TACT. COMM. CRISIS INCIDENTS CE: CRIMINAL JUSTICE
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location CC-047 CC-047 CC-047 CC-047
instructor CLIFFORD, KEVIN E. SQUIERS, ALYSSA F. HAWKYARD, DONALD M. SQUIERS, ALYSSA F. MILLER-MORGAN, TIMOTHY
instructor HAVNER, GRETCHEN GRAVLEY, JAMES GRAVLEY, JAMES HAVNER, GRETCHEN
OCCC Credit Courses: Winter 2017 communications course # title
COMM111-Z2 PUBLIC SPEAKING COMM214-Z1 INTERPERSONAL COMM: PROCESS & THEORY
emt course #
title ADVANCED EMT PART 1
english course # title
INTRO TO LITERATURE (FICTION) FILM STUDIES: DIRECTORS
nutrition course # title
geology course # title
health course # title
history course # title
HST102-Z1 HST202-Z1 HST202-Z2
WEST CIV: MEDIEVAL TO MODERN HISTORY OF THE US 1840-1914 HISTORY OF THE US 1840-1914
library course # title
LIBRARY RESEARCH AND BEYOND:
medical terminology course # title
mathematics course # title
MTH105-Z1 MATH IN SOCIETY MTH111-Z2 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
days T R TBA
time 1PM-2:50PM -TBA
location CC-062 Online
instructor BISHOP, JANICE M. BISHOP, JANICE M.
days T R
instructor PELKEY, MICHELLE A.
days T R T R
time 1PM-2:50PM 6:30PM-8:20PM
location CC-047 CC-062
instructor MISITI, PATRICK J. VAN AELSTYN, ED
instructor ORTON, ALESHA S.
days M W
instructor BERNHARDT, GILBERT T.
instructor BRUCE, ERIC ALLEN
days TBA TBA M
time -TBA -TBA 1PM-3:50PM
location Online Online CC-245
instructor ANAND, LILIA D. JACKSON, TUCKER JACKSON, TUCKER
instructor ADOLF, DARCI
instructor REANEY, BONNIE J.
days T R M W
time 5PM-7:20PM 9AM-11:20AM
location CC-032 CC-049
instructor ZERR, AMANDA BURAK, MARGE M.
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OCCC Credit Courses: Winter 2017 mathematics, cont. course # title
MTH20-Z1 MTH243-Z1 MTH251-Z1 MTH60-Z1 MTH65-Z1 MTH65-Z2 MTH95-Z1 MTH95-Z2 MTH98-Z1
music course #
MUP171-Z1 MUP180-Z1 MUS108-Z1 MUS110-Z1 MUS191P-Z1 MUS191-Z1 MUS192P-Z1 MUS192-Z1 MUS220A-Z1 MUS220B-Z1 MUS220C-Z1 MUS220D-Z1 MUS220E-Z1 MUS220F-Z1
BASIC MATH (ARITHMETIC) STATISTICS I CALCULUS I INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA - FIRST TERM INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA- SECOND TERM INTRODUCTORY ALGEBRA- SECOND TERM INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA MATH LITERACY II
days M W T R T R T R M W T R M W M W T R
time 1PM-2:50PM 10AM-12:20PM 9AM-11:50AM 1PM-3:20PM 9AM-11:20AM 1PM-3:20PM 1PM-3:20PM 5PM-7:20PM 9AM-11:20AM
location CC-032 CC-070 CC-151 CC-271 CC-151 NC-208 CC-271 CC-032 CC-032
instructor KEEHN, ROGER A. LAUGHLIN, RICK E. ZERR, AMANDA KEEHN, ROGER A. ZERR, AMANDA BURAK, MARGE M. ZERR, AMANDA BURAK, MARGE M. BURAK, MARGE M.
title APPLIED PIANO APPLIED GUITAR MUSIC CULTURES OF THE WORLD FUNDAMENTALS OF MUSIC CLASS PIANO I CLASS GUITAR I CLASS PIANO II CLASS GUITAR II CHORUS CHORUS CHORUS CHORUS CHORUS CHORUS
days TBA TBA M W M W T R T R T R T R TWR TWR TWR TWR TWR TWR
time -TBA -TBA 10:30AM-11:50AM 3:30PM-5:20PM 1PM-2:20PM 1PM-2:20PM 1PM-2:20PM 1PM-2:20PM 12PM-12:50PM 12PM-12:50PM 12PM-12:50PM 12PM-12:50PM 12PM-12:50PM 12PM-12:50PM
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 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 SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE SCOVILLE, MARY LEE
days M W T TBA
time 9AM-10:50AM 9AM-3:30PM -TBA
location CC-244 SC-108 SC-113
instructor WAY, ANN SPICER, DEBBORA R. GIBSON, GAIL P.
BARTON, LYNN R.
nursing & allied health course # title
NCMA111-Z1 BODY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION II NCMA112-Z1 CLINICAL PROCEDURES II NUR101-Z1 NURSING ASSISTANT LEVEL 1 NUR142-Z1 CARE OF ACUTELY III PATIENTS & DEVELOPING FAMILIES I NUR242-Z1 CARE OF PATIENTS IN SITUATION OF CRISIS AND IN COMMUNITY
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 email@example.com. 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: Winter 2017 physical education course # title
YOGA I YOGA II
political science course # title
psychology course # title
PSY101-Z1 PSY215-Z1 PSY215-Z2
PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN RELATIONS HUMAN DEVELOPMENT HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
reading course # title
ADVANCED COLLEGE READING
sociology course # title
SOCIAL CHANGE IN SOCIETIES
spanish course # title
SPA102-Z1 SPA112C-Z1 SPA151-Z1 SPA202-Z1 SPA212C-Z1
FIRST YEAR SPANISH- SECOND TERM FIRST YR SPANISH CONVERSATION FIRST YEAR SPANISH SECOND YEAR SPANISH - 2ND TERM INTERMEDIATE SPANISH CONVERSATION
writing course # title
WR115-Z1 WR121-Z1 WR121-Z2 WR122-Z1 WR122-Z2 WR122-Z3 WR122-Z4 WR122-Z5 WR227-Z1 WR242-Z1
INTRODUCTION TO EXPOSITORY WRITING ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION ENGLISH COMPOSITION TECHNICAL/PROFESSIONAL WRITING 1 CREATIVE WRITING (POETRY)
days M R M R
time 5:30PM-6:50PM 5:30PM-6:50PM
location CC-151 CC-151
instructor MARQUEZ, SARAH MARQUEZ, SARAH
days M W
instructor AYLMER, JOHN
days TBA TBA T R
time TBA-TBA TBA-TBA 1PM-2:50PM
location Online Online CC-070
instructor QUARLES, JEANNE C. QUARLES, JEANNE C. LAUGHLIN, RICK E.
days T R
instructor HAMILTON, LAURA K.
days M W
instructor RESZ, SUSAN D.
days M W M W MTWR M W M W
time 6:30PM-8:20PM 6PM-6:25PM 10AM-11:20AM 1:30PM-3:20PM 1PM-1:25PM
location CC-049 CC-049 CC-027 CC-049 CC-049
instructor WALES, ANN WALES, ANN WALES, ANN WALES, ANN WALES, ANN
days M W F M W M W M W T R TBA TBA TBA TBA M W
time 11:30AM-12:50PM 10AM-11:50AM 3:30PM-5:20PM 1PM-2:50PM 10AM-11:50AM -TBA -TBA -TBA -TBA 1:30-3:20PM
location CC-151 CC-048 NC-211 CC-048 CC-047 Online TBD TBD Online NC-211
instructor HAMILTON, LAURA K. RODGER, ROBERT GASPAR, KAHEA RODGER, ROBERT MISITI, PATRICK J. PAVLISH, CATHERINE A. TICE, KIRK MISITI, PATRICK J. MCALPINE, JEFFREY B. GASPAR, KAHEA
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ready when you are, OCCC DIGITAL STUDIO READY FOR ITS CLOSE-UP
Almost a year ago, Oregon Coast Community College’s Small Business Development Center secured a generous economic development grant from Lincoln County. With it, the SBDC built the Oregon Coast Digital Media & Marketing Studio (DMMS). Assembled throughout the summer, the studio is now open for business. Any small business in Lincoln County can use the studio to photograph their products (food, crafts, artwork and more), or record video or audio marketing materials. The DMMS has already been used to photograph sculptures, paintings, sketches, glass art and more. Its large green screen has been used for video recordings and two businesses have recorded radio advertisements. The acoustically-paneled DMMS features a still- and video DSLR camera (Canon 5D MkIII), a Kaiser copy stand (for highquality photography of paintings and other two-dimensional pieces), a chromatic green screen, and an Apple iMac with Camtasia, Final Cut Pro and other software. The SBDC is recruiting for a part-time studio host with applicable photography, software and editing skills to assist businesses using the studio. In the interim, SBDC staff are available to schedule 1- or 2-hour appointments in the studio. OCCC students may also reserve the studio for class projects. To learn more or to find out how you can reserve the DMMS, call 541-994-4166.
photos from inside the DMMS
DIGITAL MEDIA & MARKETING STUDIO 16 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-996-6222 • winter 2017
ged, esol & more OCCC’s GED & Adult General Education classes help students prepare for the GED Test and upgrade skills for college entry and/or employment. These classes are offered at both the Newport Campus and Lincoln City Center. For more information, visit oregoncoastcc.org/basic-skills.
Winter 2017 Orientation Schedule for GED & Adult General Education Classes
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
Mon. & Wed., 1 pm-3:50 pm, Jan 9 & 11 or Feb. 6 & 8 Mon. & Wed., 5:30 pm-8:20 pm, Jan 9 & 11 or Feb. 6 & 8 Tues. & Thurs., 9 am-Noon, Jan 10 & 12 or Feb. 7 & 9 Tues. & Thurs., 5 pm-7:50 pm, Jan 10 & 12 or Feb. 7 & 9
Winter 2017 GED & Adult General Education Class Schedule
Mondays & Wednesdays, 1pm-3:50 pm, starting Jan. 9 Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30 pm-8:20 pm, starting Jan. 9 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9 am-11:50, starting Jan. 10 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5 pm-7:50 pm, starting Jan. 10
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 Newport Morning Class Newport Night Class Newport Night Class Laboratorio de Escritura (Writing Lab): Intermedio/avanzado (Intermediate/advanced)
Beginning the week of Jan. 9 • 541-867-8517 Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9 am-10:50 am Room 24 Lunes e Miercoles (Mon & Wed), 6 pm-7:50 pm Meets at Oceanspray Family Center, 1039 NW Nye St. Martes e Jueves (Tues & Thurs), 6 pm-7:50 pm Meets at Foodshare of Lincoln County, 535 NE 1st St.
Lunes e Miercoles (Mon & Wed), 11:30 am-12:50 pm Jueves (Thursday), 3 pm-4:20 pm
Room 24 Room 24
ged testing info Registering for GED Testing • Go to the GED Testing Services website 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 for Testing • 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 $38.00 (there are four tests) • Testing candidates will be able to take two re-tests per subject area (8 total). The retest fee is $10.00. 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 and sign the 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 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, notebooks 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 to the testing center 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.
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Small Business Classes Facebook Marketing for Beginners
Are you ready to create your business page on Facebook, or to begin advertising the page you already have? This is the place to start. Learn how to schedule your posts to save time and be more deliberate in executing your content strategy.
Enroll in all three to build your skills, or enroll in the class that suits your experience level.
Newport Friday, Feb. 3 • 9am-Noon Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Lincoln City Friday, Feb. 3 • 2-5pm Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Advanced Facebook Marketing
Designed for business owners with established accounts on Facebook, this course will delve deep into powerful new paid (and free) advertising opportunities, including an in-depth look at Facebook’s remarkable new Power Editor tool, which affords advertisers new ways to target advertising very specifically, even here on the Oregon Coast. Newport Friday, Feb. 10 • 9am-Noon Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Lincoln City Friday, Feb. 10 • 2-5pm Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
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 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 Waldport Wednesday, Feb. 15 • 2-5pm Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Newport Friday, Feb. 17 • 9am-Noon Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Lincoln City Friday, Feb. 17 • 2-5pm Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
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Registering is Easy! oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc Or call 541-994-4166
Small Business Classes Free Business Advising
This Winter, 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 a decade in Lincoln County. Lincoln City Wednesday, Feb. 15 • 10am-Noon Tuition: $25 Instructor: Craig Grant
Doing Business in Lincoln County
One of the core services offered by the Oregon Coast Community College Small Business Development Center for nearly 30 years is free, confidential, one-on-one business advising. “Any business owner, or anyone even considering starting a business at some point in the future, is welcome to come in and discuss whatever is on their mind,” said Dave Price, Director of the SBDC. Many think the SBDC serves mainly start-up enterprises, when in fact only 30% of SBDC counseling clients are start-ups. The majority of SBDC clients have been in business for years. “A number of our clients represent businesses that have served Lincoln County for decades, even generations,” Price said. Counseling clients often meet first with Craig Grant, OCCC’s lead business advisor. He has helped businesses value their firms prior to sale and address new competitive forces and changes in the marketplace, and he’s helped countless would-be entrepreneurs explore the potential of their new business ideas. Registering for counseling is simple. Click the link at www.oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc. Appointments are available at the Lincoln City or Newport OCCC locations.
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 Winter, 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 Winter, the course will be presented at OCCC’s North County Center in Lincoln City. The class revolves around online course work 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,” said OCCC Small Business Development Center Director Dave Price, “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, Jan. 10-March 14 • 5:30-8:30pm Saturday, March 18 • 9am-5pm Tuition: $600 Instructor: Linda Laughlin Roy
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 Start Selling Online
Google Local: Get on the Map!
Do you have overstock items you need to liquidate? Are you looking to offset the loss of foot traffic in the winter months? Selling effectively online can help you minimize the impact of seasonality, Do you own or manage a local restaubut it’s tough to do well, and the Internet is fiercely competitive. rant, service business or retail store, and This class will cover all of the basics, from understanding shipping struggle with not being found accurately prices, packaging to ship, printing labels at home, taking photos on online maps or search engines? Is your that bring out the best in your product, describing your product location, phone number and/or contact so it can be found by website searchers, and the pros and cons of information wrong in Google? While no the many platforms such as eBay, Amazon, and your own website. one can guarantee your placement on Google, there are things Participants in this class may wish to schedule time in our stateyou can do to improve your ranking on Google search results. This of-the-art photo lab, the OCCC Digital Media & Marketing Studio. course will cover many of the challenges businesses face with Participants are Google search and maps. also encouraged to register for one of • How to submit your business to Google the SBDC’s social • How to make updates and suggested changes Never have 140 characters of type held such promise media courses, as to a business listing for your business! (And, “140 characters” will soon be a a vibrant website • How to avoid Google-placement scams thing of the past, anyway.) It’s time to stop thinking of needs a savvy social • How to update your business details online Twitter only as presidential-campaign fodder or as a media program, and place to shout about Oregon football. Twitter can be a • How to embed a Google map on your site vice-versa. valuable part of your marketing strategy, if used prop- • How to encourage reviews • How to work with Google+ and Google My Business erly and efficiently. In this class, you’ll learn some of Newport • What to do if you don’t get mail at your business locathe key ways you can use Twitter to sell products and Wednesday, Jan. build your brand – both here at home on the Oregon tion, or if you run a home-based business 11 • 6PM-9PM Coast, and beyond. Tuition: $35 Newport Instructor: Misty Friday, Jan. 20 • 9am-Noon Newport Lambrecht Tuition: $35 Friday, Jan. 13 • 9am-Noon Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Tuition: $35 Lincoln City Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Tuesday, Jan. 17 Lincoln City • 6PM-9PM Friday, Jan. 20 • 2pm-5pm Lincoln City Tuition: $35 Tuition: $35 Friday, Jan. 13 • 2-5pm Instructor: Misty Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Tuition: $35 Lambrecht Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Twitter, for Your Business
Project Management, 2017-Style!
Get yourself, your team, students or family organized and on task with Trello and Google Calendar, two very powerful, highly visual, intuitive and collaborative project management and productivity tools. Time permitting, the workshop will touch on add-ons such as Elegantt, which adds vibrant Gantt chart utility to Trello.
Lincoln City Date & Time TBA Tuition: $35 Instructor: Lindsey Johnson Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166. 20 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-994-4166 • winter 2017
Small Business Classes
tarting your own business? Looking for a new job? These SBDC classes will help you learn bookkeeping lingo and how to use QuickBooks 2016 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. Lincoln City Tuesdays, Jan. 12-Feb. 16 • 6-9pm Tuition: $195 (or $49 for individual classes) Instructor: Kathie Gordon-Brooks
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: Setup & Overview
Jan. 12: 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 Tuesday, Jan. 10, 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
Jan. 19: The case study will continue with adding vendors, bank loans, and how to manage and use your credit cards within QuickBooks. • Vendors • Form 1099-MISC • Using Credit • Bank Loans
Session 3: Getting Paid
Jan. 26: In this session, we will add customers, explore cash and credit sales, and more. • Recording Sales & Using Bank Accounts
Session 4: Reporting
Feb. 9: 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.
Session 5: What’s Next?
Feb. 16: This session will delve deep into the myriad ways QuickBooks can help you plan for and manage growth and expansion. • Second location • New Partners
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. Lincoln City Thursday, Feb. 23, 6-9pm Tuition: $49 Instructor: Kathie Gordon-Brooks Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.
Registering is Easy! oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc Or call 541-994-4166
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Small Business Classes 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. To do so, simply call 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. Newport Wednesday, Feb. 23 • 9am-Noon Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.
Is it time to update your website or start your first website? Whether you’re going to hire someone to build a website for you, or if you plan to tackle the project yourself, this class will cover the essential steps to make your website a success. Topics will include: • Picking the right domain name • How your content has a direct role in your Google placement • How search engines will index your site • How to build a design that will help make selling easier • How to encourage visitors to stay on your website • How to measure the success of your website • The pros and cons of the many do-it-yourself website platforms • Asking the right questions when talking to a professional Lincoln City Wednesday, Feb. 23 • 2-5pm Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166. 22 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-994-4166 • winter 2017
WordPress is a powerful and versatile platform for blogs and websites used by countless small businesses and non-profits. One of its advantages is the ability to maintain and update the site yourself without special software or any knowledge of HTML coding. Even if an outside vendor built your website, this class is designed to help office staff, volunteers or business owners make updates and improvements to their website themselves when necessary. Prerequisite for this class is a WordPress website and login information. Topics to be covered include: • Adding and deleting images • Updating and creating pages and blog posts • Changing themes, layouts and sidebars • Adding plugins and special features like shopping carts, event calendars and galleries • Updating software and plugins Newport Wednesday, Feb. 8 9am-Noon Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Lincoln City Tuesday, Feb. 21 • 6-9pm Tuition: $35 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.
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 the course, students will be able to create a site using a template and modify its content, add special features to the website with plug-in modules and choose where to host the website. Lincoln City Fridays, March 3-24 • 9am-4pm Tuition: $180 Instructor: Misty Lambrecht Register at oregoncoastcc.org/sbdc, or call 541-994-4166.
It’s never too late for college! Residents 65 or better receive FREE tuition for OCCC credit classes The pursuit of knowledge is a lifelong process, and OCCC is pleased to offer senior learners the opportunity to enhance new and existing skills through challenging and intellectually stimulating programs. If you are an Oregon resident who is 65 or older, you may be eligible for free or discounted tuition rates. Seniors get free tuition for credit classes when taken for an audit grading option. 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. The only way to secure a spot in a class is to register early and pay full tuition. Auditing students must be registered for eight credits or less per term. Simply find the credit class you want to audit on pages 12-14, then complete the waiver form found at oregoncoastcc.org (or call 541-867-8501 and request one), and bring it to the first day of class. Your instructor will need to approve the audit. After that, you’ll give the signed form to Enrollment Services Coordinator to verify enrollment and waitlist status. Finally, pay course fees and purchase textbooks and/or other materials not covered by the tuition waiver, and you’re ready! For more information about tuition waivers and credit class schedules, call 541867-8501 or check the schedule in this publication or at oregoncoastcc.org.
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.
Ready to help are, from left, Tonia Anderson, Jody Becker, Zane Stevens and Kori Copp.
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, above. 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 academic 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 cleared to register • learn about options to consider when determining how to pay for college • learn how to register and sign up for your myOCCC online account. We look forward to seeing you on campus! Go Sharks! winter 2017 • pre-registration required: online, or 541-994-4166 • 23
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Meet Daniel Edwards, a recipient of OCCC Foundation Scholarship support, thanks to donors like you. I am 25 years old and am currently on track to earn my Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree (AAOT). Fourteen months ago I was struck by a car while on a motorcycle. Thankfully, the paramedics were there within minutes after I was hit and immediately did their job with efficiency and empathy. Though my injuries were not life-threatening, they were devastating enough to be life-altering. This painful experience, combined with my desire to help people and a craving for education and knowledge, helped me find my purpose â€“ to become a paramedic here in my beautiful home state. The pain we endure in life is what defines us. Not what the pain is, but how we respond to it. My accident could have broken me in more ways than physically, and it almost did. The financial set-back is something I am still recovering from. But I rose up from this pain and made it into a lesson rather than a punishment. I was given the courage to take the plunge into higher education. At some point in our lives we will all need a helping hand. Whether weâ€™re being hoisted into an ambulance, are having financial woes, or just simply need a shoulder on which to lean. When I look around OCCC, I see people of all ages working hard to make their dreams and goals a reality. Some of us struggle
more than others, and with opportunities like the Oregon Coast Community College scholarship, those goals are made that much more achievable. You can make a difference in the lives of our students and the future of our region. Meaningful, quality education is the key to better employment, financial success and personal satisfaction. Please consider a gift to the OCCC Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Your gift may be tax deductible as allowed by law. For more information or to donate online, visit our website, oregoncoastcc.org/foundation or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.