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Beginning Guitar starts Jan. 9, Benton Center

A new “Beginning Guitar” class will be held at the LBCC Benton Center starting January 9.

Class will meet for group lessons designed to build skills and knowledge of music theory for the beginning guitar player or intermediate players to refresh and reinforce their skills.

This eight-week class meets Tuesdays from 6 to 7:50 p.m. starting Jan. 9 at the LBCC Benton Center, 757 Polk Ave. NW, Corvallis. Cost is $99.

For more information or to register, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

International Ballroom Dance for beginners starts Jan. 11

International Ballroom Dance class for beginners will be held through Linn-Benton Community College Community Education starting January 11.

Learn basic techniques, steps and several figures in four ballroom dances including cha-cha, rumba, jive and waltz. Dance partner required.

This eight-week class meets Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:50 p.m. starting January 11 at the LBCC Activities Center, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Cost is $65.

For more information or to register, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

Registration now Open for CTE Signing Day

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Registration is now open for the National Career and Technical Education Signing Day, to be held Thursday, February 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

The event is open to high school seniors, GED earners or those planning to enroll in one of LBCC Career Technical Education programs.

Signing Day provides an opportunity for students to save a spot in their CTE program of choice for the following fall. 

To register and to view a list of LBCC CTE programs, go to www.linnbenton.edu/cte-signing-day.

eBay Selling Strategies starts Jan. 22, Lebanon Center

The class Ebay Selling Strategies will be held at the LBCC Lebanon Center starting January 22.

Learn how to effectively use eBay to start an online business, sell your items, explore shopping options and popular marketplace services, create ads, and learn strategies to get results and protect yourself as both buyer and seller. Basic computer skills needed.

This three-week class meets Mondays from 6 to 7:50 p.m. starting January 22 at the LBCC Lebanon Center, 44 Industrial Way. Cost is $59.

For more information or to register, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

Cooking classes in Albany start Jan. 18

Learn to cook soups, stews and all things chocolate in cooking classes offered through LBCC Community Education this winter.

Classic Soups and Stews covers classic soups such as chicken noodle, tomato, clam chowder and beef, pork, hominy and butternut stews.

This two-week class meets Thursdays from 6 to 8:50 p.m. starting January 18 at the LBCC Albany campus, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW. Cost is $69.

In the class All Things Chocolate, learn to cut, melt and temper chocolate to make Ganache, truffles and a variety of chocolate desserts, garnishes and confections.

Class meets Saturday, February 10 from 12 to 4:50 p.m. at LBCC Albany campus. Cost is $69.

For more information, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

“Ishi: A Century Later” class starts Jan. 22, Benton Center

The class “Ishi: A Century Later” will be held at the LBCC Benton Center starting January 22.

This history class looks at one of the most amazing native stories from the West, taking place near Chico, California, where a small family group survived the extermination of their tribe in the 1860’s and hid for 40 years until only Ishi was left.

Class focuses on Ishi’s years in San Francisco and what they reveal of his nature and his Yahi cultural and spiritual resources, beliefs and practices that helped keep him sane, un-bitter and kind.

This four-week class meets Mondays from 7 to 8:50 p.m. at the LBCC Benton Center in Corvallis. Cost is $49.

For more information or to register, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

Drivers Ed Registration Open, Classes start Jan. 1

Registration is now open for Driver Education courses at Linn-Benton Community College.

Classes start the first week of January and will be held in Albany, Corvallis and Lebanon.

Course includes Oregon State mandated 30 hours of classroom instruction, a one-time parent/student orientation plus 12 hours behind-the wheel practice and driver observation.

Cost for the course is $265 for ages 17 and under, $445 for ages 18 and over. Upon successful completion of the course, students under the age of 18  qualify for a car skills testing waiver when obtaining their Driver’s License.

To register or for more information go to www.linnbenton.edu/driver-education, call 541.917.4849 or pick up a packet at any LBCC location. Submit a completed packet, fee, and bring original driver permit and one permit photocopy.

Qi Gong I & II start Jan. 12, Benton Center

Qi gong level I & II classes will be held at the LBCC Benton Center starting January 12.

Qi gong helps you use energy flow to strengthen the entire body and calm the mind. Learn to cultivate your magnetic energy and draw the energy inward using slow, specific movements and focused breath in this easy-to-follow practice. No experience needed.

In Qi gong II, continue to learn the meditative practices of the Five Element System while delving deeper into its theory and applications, including the Five Element personality types and developing daily Longevity Exercises. No prerequisite or previous Qi gong experience is required.

Both eight-week classes will meet Fridays starting Jan. 12 at the LBCC Benton Center, 757 NW Polk Ave. in Corvallis.  Qi Gong I will be held from 2 to 2:50 p.m., and Qi Gong II will be held from 3 to 3:50 p.m. Cost is $69 each.

For more information or to register, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Communit…

Self Defense Kempo Karate class, Benton Center

A self-defense introductory to Kempo Karate class will be held at the LBCC Benton Center starting January 11.

Develop situational awareness and confidence while learning basic self-defense skills including how to avoid attacks and to determine if a situation will pose a threat. No previous experience necessary.

This 11-week class meets Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:50 p.m. starting January 11 at the LBCC Benton Center, 757 Polk Ave. NW, Corvallis. Cost is $89.

For more information or to register, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

French, Beginning I & II starts January 11 at the Benton Center

Beginning French I and II classes will be held at the LBCC Benton Center starting January 11.

French, Beginning I emphasizes everyday conversation and grammar for students with little or no knowledge of French.

This eight-week class meets Thursdays from 9 to 10:20 a.m. starting January 11 at the LBCC Benton Center, 757 Polk Ave NW, Corvallis. Cost is $89.

French, Beginning I emphasizes everyday conversation and grammar for students with novice to moderate knowledge of French.

This eight-week class meets Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:50 a.m. starting January 11 at the LBCC Benton Center, 757 Polk Ave NW, Corvallis. Cost is $89.

For more information or to register, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

Computer Classes for Seniors starts January 10, Lebanon Center

A series of computer classes designed for seniors will be held at LBCC’s Lebanon Center starting January 10.

Computer Essentials for Seniors 1 is for those who have never touched a computer before and want hands-on, step-by-step instruction at an easy pace. Learn the various parts of the computer, how to turn on and off, how to use the mouse and keyboard. Introduces working with Windows 10 and a brief intro to email and the Internet.

This three-week class meets Wednesdays from 6 to 7:50 p.m. starting January 10 at LBCC’s Lebanon Center, LC-220B, 44 Industrial Way. Cost is $59.

Computer Essentials for Seniors 2 builds on beginner skills and covers using the web and internet search engines, e-mail account set-up and use, Facebook use, and tips for keeping your computer safe and virus free.

This three-week class meets Wednesdays from 6 to 7:50 p.m. starting January 31 at LBCC’s Lebanon Center, LC-220B, 44 Industrial Way. Cost is $59.

Computer Essentials for Seniors 3 give more in-depth…

Travel Journal Studio starts January 10, Benton Center

A new class on travel journaling will be held at the LBCC Benton Center starting January 10.

Learn to create a visually stimulating, hand-made Travel Journal using your maps, photos and memento’s. Explore innovative methods to integrate visual elements into an artistic journal or sketchbook using collage, quick sketch, watercolor, layered backgrounds, writing and more.

This eight-week class meets Wednesdays from 4 to 5:50 p.m. starting January 10 at LBCC’s Benton Center, 757 Polk Ave. NW, Corvallis. Cost is $79.

For more information or to register, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

Insider Staff News

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Textbook Affordability Efforts Reach Over $2.1 million mark
Faculty efforts around textbook affordability has reached an all-time high -saving our students up to $1,051,924 in 2017 and up to $2,106,405 since the Open Educational Resources initiative began in winter term 2015, providing greater access, opportunity and learning to our students. For more information on Open Educational Resources and textbook affordability efforts, contact OER Librarian Michaela Willi Hooper.

New Veterans Farm on Campus Aims to Connect Veterans
Inclusiveness is one of LBCC’s core values, and one great example of inclusiveness is the new Veterans Farm on campus, made possible through the efforts of Navy veteran Lisa Akers and the Home Depot. Working with the Oregon Paralyzed Veterans of America, which secures grant funding for veteran-related projects, the Home Depot donated $14,500 in building materials and provided many hours of volunteer labor to help build eight raised beds, a green house and a garden …