Posted September 4th, 2003

PCC class gets you heard at work
PORTLAND, Ore. - Tired of not being listened to at work? It's a problem many people struggle with, especially women who have frequently been taught to avoid coming across as too assertive. Portland Community College has developed a non-credit class to help you communicate effectively from a position of strength. Posted September 4, 2003
Dive into fitness with PCC water aerobics classes
PORTLAND, Ore. - For an alternative to high-impact aerobic activities, try a calorie-burning workout in the water. Portland Community College will offer a slate of non-credit water aerobics classes that decrease joint stress and increase muscle tone. Posted September 4, 2003
Low interest rates spell opportunity for buying fixer uppers
PORTLAND, Ore. - To the well-trained eye, a run-down house can be revealed as a gold mine -- especially with today's record-low interest rates. Portland Community College can show you how to spot these opportunities too, with a non-credit class in Buying "Fixer Uppers." Posted September 4, 2003
Start your home-based biz for less than $1,000
PORTLAND, Ore. - Want to be your own boss, but don't know where to start? Portland Community College will present an opportunity to explore 25 profitable businesses you can launch and run from home with an upcoming non-credit class. Posted September 4, 2003
Travel with PCC: informational fair slated Sept. 20
PORTLAND, Ore. - What country have you always wanted to learn about? Come touch the world through travel with Portland Community College's educational travel excursions. This September, find out more at the annual free Travel Fair, held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Central Portland Workforce Training Center, 1626 S.E. Water Ave. Posted September 4, 2003
Journalism teacher offers class for adult writers
PORTLAND, Ore. - For the past 20 years, Ellen Spitaleri has been motivating aspiring young journalists at Lake Oswego High School. Now retired from the school district, she intends to bring it to the community. This fall, adults can learn the craft of journalism writing from this veteran teacher through a non-credit class offered by Portland Community College. Posted September 4, 2003
?Green' home plans protect earth, save money
PORTLAND, Ore. - Turn your next home remodeling project into an environmental partnership. This fall, Portland Community College can show you how to save money, protect nature and harness its power through the non-credit workshop, "Green"Building Design for Residential Projects. Posted September 4, 2003
Construct your own Native American drum with PCC
PORTLAND, Ore. - Since ancient times, the drum has played an integral part in Native American culture, tradition and musical expression. Now you can recreate this powerful instrument for yourself with an upcoming Portland Community College class. Posted September 4, 2003
Physical therapist gets you ?back' to fitness with PCC class
PORTLAND, Ore. - An injured or weak back can prevent simple daily movement, let alone hamper your workout so you can't burn as many calories as usual. Portland Community College can help you move past your back pain and prepare to exercise freely again with an upcoming non-credit class. Posted September 4, 2003
PCC offers fun fall classes in St. Helens
ST. HELENS, Ore. - When was the last time you tried something for the first time? With non-credit classes from Portland Community College, you can expand your mind and enrich your life. Posted September 4, 2003


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