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Clay for Beginners starts June 28 at the LBCC Benton Center, Corvallis

An introductory ceramics class will be held at the LBCC Benton Center in Corvallis starting June 28.

Clay for Beginners covers ceramic techniques including the foundations of working with clay. Students learn how to work with soft slabs to hand-build bowls, mugs, and tumblers while building on basic techniques each week. No experience necessary.

This six-week class meets Tuesdays from 6 to 8:50 p.m. starting June 28 at the LBCC Benton Center Ceramics Studio, 757 Polk Ave., Corvallis. Cost is $64.

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.

Growing the Best Lavender class held in Albany, Lebanon

Learn how to grow the best lavender in classes offered through LBCC Community Education in Albany and Lebanon. 

Class covers different lavender varieties, growing techniques, pruning and maintaining for maximum beauty. Recipe ideas included.

This one-day class meet Wednesday, June 27 from 6 to 7:50 p.m. at the LBCC Albany campus, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW; and Wednesday, July 11 from 6 to 7:50 p.m. at the LBCC Lebanon Center, 44 Industrial Way. Cost is $29.

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.

LBCC Spring Term Honor Roll

The following students at Linn-Benton Community College earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for 12 or more graded credits during spring term, April to June 2018. These do not include pass/no pass or incomplete credits.

Ryland Adams, Brandon P. Admire, Nathan D. Alexander, Emma Allen, Katelyn G.
Allen, Jacob T. Alred, Vanessa M. Alvarado, Eduardo-Cecilio Alvarado-Gonza,
Selina Alvarez, Marshall W. Andersen, Summer G. Andersen, Kasey K. Anderson,
EvelynJune M. Antons, Matthew G. Archer, Kimberly Arcuri, James T. Armstrong,
Jesse Arnold, Matthew A. Aulerich, Madison R. Austin, Samantha K. Axall,
Xiaoqin Bai, Cody J. Baker, Kara L. Baker, Victoria D. Baker, Justin M. Ball,
Ian N. Barnes, Keith M. Barry, Megan Bartley, Janna Batara, William H. Bateman,
Lindsey H. Bates, Sarah Batu, Emily Beach, Chelsea C. Bean, Charles W. Beard
II, Suzanne L. Beck, Joshua E. Bergstrom, Logan R. Bertram, Naomi E. Beuca,
Emory S. Billings, Josiah Bishop, Ariel S. Blain, Seth P. Blanc, Jimmy R.
Bleds…

Step Aerobics, Sculpting fitness class starts June 26, Benton Center

The fitness class Step Aerobics and Sculpting will be offered at the LBCC Benton Center starting June 26.

This course includes aerobic step exercises to music with strength training and sports conditioning for all ages.

This 10-week class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 9:20 a.m. starting June 26 at the LBCC Benton Center. 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.

Wedding Floral Design class starts June 26, LBCC Benton Center

A Wedding Floral Design class will be held at the LBCC Benton Center starting June 26.

Learn to create floral designs for weddings or any special occasion, including making a corsage and boutonniere, hand held bouquets and a table centerpieces.

This three-week class meets Tuesdays from 7 to 8:50 p.m. starting June 26 at the LBCC Benton Center. Cost is $83 and includes supplies.

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.

Puppy Essentials class starts June 26

A dog training class for puppies ages four to 12 months will be held through LBCC Community Education starting June 26.

Puppy Essentials covers the basics in puppy training including recall, loose leash walking, don’t jump up, focus and important socialization skills in a fun, game oriented setting. Veterinary shot records and dog history forms required.

This eight-week class meets Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. starting June 26 at the Linn-Benton Community College Albany campus. Cost is $109.

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.

Painting with Acrylics classes in Sweet Home, Lebanon

Painting Nature with Acrylics classes start June 26 in Sweet Home, June 28 in Lebanon

The class Painting Nature with Acrylics will be held at the LBCC Sweet Home Center and LBCC Lebanon Center this summer.

Learn to use acrylics to paint your favorite natural scene from a photograph, including techniques for image and subject balance, perspective, and lighting effects.

This six-week class meets Tuesdays from 6 to 7:50 p.m. starting June at the LBCC Sweet Home Center, and Thursdays from 6 to 7:50 p.m. starting June 28 at the LBCC Lebanon Center.

Cost is $59 and includes painting canvas, table top easel, set of paints, brushes and paint savers.

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.

HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training starts June 26, Benton Center

High Intensity Interval Training class will be offered through the LBCC Benton Center starting June 26.

HIIT is an hour-long interval training class involving various equipment to improve both cardiovascular and muscular fitness through the high intensity interval training model.

This 10-week class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 5:50 p.m. starting June 26 at the LBCC Benton Center. 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.

Series on Gifts of Sensitivity: The Highly Sensitive Person starts June 26, Benton Center

A four-week series on Gifts of Sensitivity: The Highly Sensitive Person will be held at the LBCC Benton Center starting June 26.

Have you ever been told "You're just too sensitive!"? Do you need a lot of alone time and often feel out of place? If so, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). HSP's make up nearly 20 percent of the population.

Join us as we explore what it means to be a highly sensitive person. This series covers the basic concepts and research behind high sensitivity, including strategies for navigating the world as a highly sensitive person resulting in a more compassionate and empowered understanding of yourself.

This four-week class meets Tuesdays from 6 to 7:50 p.m. starting June 26 at the LBCC Benton Center. Cost is $69.

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.

Below the Line: How Hollywood Makes Movies starts June 26, Benton Center

The class “Below the Line: How Hollywood Makes Movies” will be held at the LBCC Benton Center starting June 26.

Learn ​how​ ​a​ ​major​ ​motion​ ​picture​ ​gets made ​including​ ​the ​players,​ ​stages​ ​of​ ​film​ ​production,​ what​ ​a​ ​producer​ ​does,​ ​how​ ​actors​ ​get​ ​paid,​ ​what a ​gaffer,​ ​best​ ​boy,​ ​ager-dyer​ and​ ​foley​ ​artist is, as well as a ​look​ ​at​ ​the​ ​business​ ​side.​

This five-week class meet Tuesdays from 10 to 11:50 a.m. starting June 26 at the LBCC Benton Center. 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.


Tai Chi class starts June 25, Lebanon

The exercise class Tai Chi will be offered through LBCC Community Education in Lebanon starting June 25.

Learn the 18 Movement Form of Chen-style Tai Chi Chuan using low impact, slow and relaxed movements and an emphasis on deep breathing. Regular practice of Tai Chi has been shown to improve balance, mobility and coordination.

Sometimes called "moving meditation," Tai Chi promotes relaxation and reduces stress, and can improve everyday health and wellness along with increasing resistance to disease.

This 10-week class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 to 11:50 a.m. starting June 25 at the Lebanon Senior Center. Cost is $69.

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.

Dynamic Qi Gong class starts June 25, Lebanon

The exercise class Dynamic Qi Gong will be offered through LBCC Community Education in Lebanon starting June 25.

Dynamic Qi Gong uses energy flow to strengthen the entire body and calm the mind. "Qi" means life-force energy, which flows naturally throughout the universe; "Gong" means cultivation through steady practice.

By cultivating this outer magnetic energy, learn to draw energy inward by using slow, specific movements through the Five Elements and focused breath. Participants experience a deep sense of peace in this easy-to-follow practice. No experience needed.

This 10-week class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 to 10:50 a.m. starting June 25 at the Lebanon Senior Center. Cost is $69.

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.

Benton Center Pottery Show, Sale June 15

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LBCC’s Benton Center Spring Ceramic Sale will be held Friday, June 15 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the center’s ceramics studio, 757 NW Polk Avenue, Corvallis.

Handcrafted pottery by LBCC ceramic instructors, students and instructional assistants will be for sale, including raku, high fire, salt fire and wood fire pieces. Selection includes usable tableware, vases, flowerpots, small sculptures and more.

A portion of all sales goes to support the ceramics studio. For more information, contact the LBCC Benton Center at 541-757-8944.

Insider Staff News

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Kristina Holton Joins LB as Dean of SEM
Kristina Holton has joined LBCC as the new dean of the Science, Engineering and Math (SEM) division. Kristina comes to LBCC from Lane Community College, where she spent the past eight years as math faculty and director of the Math Resource Center, and, most recently, as interim dean of mathematics. Prior to LCC, Kristina spent several years teaching at both middle and high school levels. She also served as an instructional coach, working with elementary and middle school teachers across the district. Kristina is currently completing her Ed.D. in Education with a concentration in community college leadership at OSU. She has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, a master’s degree mathematics education, and her Oregon Teaching License, all from OSU. Kristina is married and has two daughters.

LBCC Night at the Knights Baseball
LBCC Night at The Knights baseball will be held at OSU’s Goss Stadium Wednesday, June 13, at Coleman Field in Corvallis. Gat…

2018 Graduate List

Linn-Benton Community College - Class of 2018 Graduate List
(listed by home town of record, alphabetical by state)

Congratulations to our 50th graduating class!


Bakersfield, CA
Joshua Sumpter, Associate of Applied Science Const & Forestry
Equip Tech

Coarsegold, CA
Bailey A. Samper, Associate of Science Agr Business Mngt Emphasis

Gazelle, CA
Mikayla Duchi, Associate of Science Agricultural Sciences
Emphasis

Huntington Beach, CA
Kaitlyn E. Olson, Associate of Applied Science Const & Forestry
Equip Tech

Modesto, CA
Jonathan P. Bucknell, Associate of Science Psychology Emphasis

Oakdale, CA
Madison A. Morgan, Associate of Science Agricultural Sciences
Emphasis

Rohnert Park, CA
Emily L. Slaugh, Associate of Applied Science Comp Aided
Dsgn/Draft CADD Tch

Santa Paula, CA
Spencer M. Huckaby, Associate of Applied Science Const &
Forestry Equip Tech

Temecula, CA
Taylor M. Steffens, Associate of Science Mathematics Emphasis

Turlock, CA
Colby J. Wooten, Associate of Arts Oregon T…