Courses

We are ready to get back to our travels! When is it safe to go on a trip, where can we go,how do we stay safe, and how do we make our travel free?


Wednesday, October 28, 2020, Online Course
Presenting in front of an audience is one of the best ways to earn respect and share your ideas. However, many professionals either fear public speaking or lack the skills to present effectively. This two-session course is designed to help you overcome each of these challenges.

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Do you feel like you're spinning your wheels and not getting anywhere? You might benefit from some new tools in your productivity toolbox. Come learn tips from Northern Indiana's only Certified Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant.


November 4-11, 2020, Online Course
Is your home a source of frustration instead of peace and calm? Are the piles of stuff overwhelming you and you get sidetracked every time you try to get organized? Do you waste a lot of time looking for things? Certified Professional Organizer Emily Fitzgerald will teach you the basic process to organize any space in your home, from the closet to the kitchen and everything in between.

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This class will focus on making various pottery forms intended to be fired in the soda kiln. Participants will learn to how to glaze and prepare pottery for soda firings, as well as learn how to load and fire the kiln.


October 29, 2020 to December 10, 2020, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 114
This class will focus on making various pottery forms intended to be fired in the wood kiln. Participants will learn how to glaze and prepare pottery for wood firings, as well as learn how to load and fire the kiln.

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The bird is the word! Who are our native birds? What do they eat? What steps can we take to invite them into our garden spaces? This workshop will offer an overview of Indiana bird life and provide you with tips and techniques to expand your bird-friendly habitat.


Wednesday, November 11, 2020, Online Course
This workshop will provide a brief overview of many of the benefits of native plants and how we can incorporate them into our urban gardens to create functional ecosystems.


Wednesday, October 7, 2020, Online Course
This workshop will provide an overview of native pollinators and look at how we can provide them with food sources, lure them into our gardens and provide habitats for them in our urban garden spaces.


Wednesday, October 21, 2020, Online Course
Attend this comprehensive class on olive oil by The Olive Twist, retail olive oil store owner, Lori Berndt. Learn about the different kinds of olive oils and how to select healthy and flavorful extra virgin olive oils for you and your family.

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In this class, we will be looking at store bought salad dressings made with chemicals and artificial ingredients and comparing them to simple flavorful homemade dressings. Taste the difference & educate yourself on how to make a better dressing from chemical free ingredients, including quality extra virgin olive oil and aged balsamic.

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Announcing for television and radio ads or narrating films and videos can be a lucrative career. Voice over has become a work-from-home job for many everyday people. This class will examine opportunities in the industry of voice-overs and discuss what it takes to become successful.

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Learn how to take better photos, regardless of the type of camera. Topics such as composition, lighting and exposure will be discussed in order to gain a better understanding of photography.


October 7, 2020 to November 4, 2020, Online Course
Learn the fundamental features of Photoshop® CC 2020 that will allow you to explore layout and design tools to help you create exciting and dynamic images.


September 22, 2020 to October 13, 2020, Online Course
Basic Life Support is designed to teach the skills of CPR, including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and relief of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). Participants receive a CPR Completion Card from the American Heart Association.


Monday, November 9, 2020, Walb Student Union Rm G08 - Enter from Crescent Ave. Look for Parking Garage 2 (P2).Walb Student Union is attached to P2.
This hands-on class will cover video production from shooting to uploading an edited video. Topics covered will include the basics of planning, shooting and editing with Adobe Premiere, options for uploading to the web and audio, lighting, and visual aesthetics.

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Looking for a new challenge? Learn the exciting game of Bridge, or, if you already play, come and improve your bidding, play and defense skills. Bridge stimulates the mind and provides a chance to meet new people. Whether you know a little about the game or are a total beginner, this class is for you.  

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Sharpen your Bridge skills and learn new concepts in bidding, declarer play and defense to improve your game. Master important conventions and strategies for better suit and no-trump bidding, competitive bidding, use of takeout doubles, preemptive bids, slam bidding and more. Each session will also focus on specific ways to improve your play of the hand and defense. All classes except the first will include at least an hour of supervised play using pre-dealt hands.

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An inclusive introduction to beer through tasting and discussion. Learn about the brewing process, ingredients, tasting techniques, and beer styles-with historical background, modern context, and beer samples throughout.

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In this course, you'll be exposed to in-depth lessons about all things related to Bourbon Whiskey. In each session, learn about various Bourbons and sample specialized tastings of select brands.

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From the vineyard to your glass, this class delivers a complete introduction to wine. Discussions include tasting techniques, wine making practices, varietals, and regions. Each class includes wine tastings and chef selected food samples as you learn to look beyond the label when choosing your next wine.

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Gain an understanding and appreciation for all things "Old World" as we take a closer look at the wines and regions from France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and Portugal.

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Gain an understanding and appreciation for wines from the Western
Hemisphere as we take a closer look at varieties from regions in the
U.S., Argentina, Chile, and Canada. 

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