Posted March 7th, 2005

Take the spotlight as a stand-up comedian
PORTLAND, Ore. - Are you always making people laugh? Do your relish the thought of a crowd and want to step up your act a notch? A new Portland Community College non-credit class can help fine-tune your humor, expand your material and get you ready to bring down a house as a real standup comedian. Posted March 7, 2005
Find out how to retire in sunny Latin America
PORTLAND, Ore. - Baby boomers, some 76 million strong, will begin to retire in the next decade. Faced with the spiraling cost of living, the search for new retirement havens may soon turn south of the border. Posted March 7, 2005
Buddhism class discusses mysteries of peace
PORTLAND, Ore. - Regardless of one's religious background, one element of spirituality seems to transcend all cultures: the desire for peace and tranquility. This spring, a non-credit Buddhism class, offered by Portland Community College, can offer hints about how to gain serenity during life's mayhem by exploring the application of Buddhist values to your own life. Posted March 7, 2005
Lift your voice and join the choir
PORTLAND, Ore. - Music is the universal language; it transcends all cultures and times and speaks to young and old alike. If you have been out of the music world for a while, maybe it's time to jump back in. Portland Community College offers the chance to participate in a choir that will express your musicality beautifully. Posted March 7, 2005
Put life experience on paper
PORTLAND, Ore. - Have you ever thought about writing your story or sharing your life-altering events? Does your family really know about their heritage? Portland Community College can help you have the satisfaction of telling history your way with an upcoming non-credit class. Posted March 7, 2005
Behind the Partnerships: Rocco Roncarati, American Medical Response
Last summer, Rocco Roncarati and his company American Medical Response (AMR) donated a fully functional ambulance to PCC's Emergency Medical Technology department at the Cascade Campus. The donation will help students train with a state-of-the-art vehicle. Posted March 7, 2005
Submissions needed for Sylvania's 'Alchemy' literary magazine
PCC-Sylvania’s annual literary magazine, Alchemy, is now seeking submissions for the 2005 issue due out in May. Faculty and staff, […] Posted March 7, 2005
PCC makes 'cents' of your tax return
BEAVERTON, Ore. - Tax time is right around the corner dont be caught off guard. Let Portland Community College guide you in a non-credit income tax class designed to get the most out of your income tax return. Posted March 7, 2005
Tame Oregon rapids with white-water kayaking class
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. - Whether you are new to the sport or have had experience, Portland Community College's White Water Kayaking class will whet your appetite for adventure. This spring, learn from international adventure sport instructor David Wright and get a taste for kayaking on Oregon waterways. Posted March 7, 2005
Turn trash into handmade paper with new PCC series
PORTLAND, Ore. - Do you love the look of handmade paper, but dont want to pay the high price? Are you crafty and looking for a new avenue to express yourself? A new Portland Community College non-credit series offers an opportunity to turn ordinary household items into handmade specialty papers and provides endless opportunities for creative expression. Posted March 7, 2005


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