Thursday, May 18, 2017

Free “Empower Program” for adults transitioning back to school


A free program designed to help adult learners go back to school is being offered through Linn-Benton Community College starting June 27.

The Empower Program is a strength-based, supportive learning program designed to help with transitioning into LBCC and being successful in college.

Participants learn to increase their ability to succeed, realize potential, develop a network of college and community support, and become empowered in lifelong success in college, professional and personal development.

Empower classes are free, with a focus on college and career readiness, self-development, self-assessment, goal-setting and planning, support network development, and overall well-being.

Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. starting June 27 through August 31. Classes cover computer skills, time management, communication skills, critical thinking skills, employment skills, learning styles, how to identify your strengths and more. 

For more information, contact Malinda Shell at 541-917-4529 or email at shellm@linnbenton.edu. 

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