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New classes launch this week at ICC Polk Center Campus

Published 10:10am Monday, October 29, 2012

Register today for these upcoming classes at ICC Polk Center in Columbus

Computing for the Workplace, instructor Michael Kleiner. Learn the basic skills you need to use a computer at work. Basic computer vocabulary and how to use the calendar and various programs in Microsoft Office. Tues/Thurs: Oct 30 – Nov 27, 6-8:30 p.m.

Open Watercolor Studio, instructor Jeanne Parsons. Work on your own individual projects and be introduced to a variety of techniques and approaches to subject matter. Beginning watercolor is a prerequisite. Thursdays, Nov 1 – Jan 3, 1 – 4 p.m.

Suncatchers in Stained Glass, instructor Dot Pearce. A quickie class designed to give you a taste of what “doing glass” is all about.  Learn how to cut glass, use copper foil and solder and take a finished piece home with you. Thurs: Nov 1 and 8, 9 a.m.-noon.

The History of Ireland in Lecture & Film, instructor Dr. Dennis Sommers. An entertaining examination of one of the world’s oldest and most interesting histories. This series covers various aspects of Irish history, literature, and life from ancient times to the present. Thurs: Nov 1- 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Chinese Government Policies and Influence on U.S. and World Politics, instructor Ed Kan. A study of China’s evolution to a superpower of the 21st century and its impact on government policies and world politics.  Mondays, Nov 2 – Dec 7, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Mosaic Hot Pad, instructor Dot Pearce. An easy, fun, no experience needed glass art project that makes a great gift. Mondays, Nov 5 and 12, 9 a.m.-noon.

Practical Horsemanship – Control with Balance, instructors Lynn Brown and Dania Fadeley. Achieving Natural Balance-Learn the secrets to control and confidence for a safer ride. Tuesdays, Nov 6 – 20, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Beginning Stained Glass, instructor Dot Pearce. Learn the basics of the copper foil method of stained glass. Tuesdays, Nov 6 – 27, 9 a.m.–noon.

A Survey of Irish History and Literature, instructor Dennis Sommers. A fascinating and informative study of the ancient, complex and mystical history of Ireland. Tuesdays, Nov 6 – 27, 10 a.m.-noon.

Photo Elements III, instructor Carolyn Michel. This class is geared to the student who has been using Photoshop Elements and would like to move on to more advanced techniques. Wednesdays, Nov 7 – Dec 12, 9 a.m. – noon.

Social Security: Your Questions Answered, instructor Jay Geddings. Understand your options regarding Social Security and the impact your decisions have on your retirement. Wednesday, Nov 14, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Facebook for Business, instructor Michael Kleiner. Learn how to use Facebook to develop a business page and to promote your business.  Mon/Wed: Nov 19 – Dec 10, 6-8:30 p.m.

Social Networking, instructor Michael Kleiner. Learn “how to think” about Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn and instant messaging, as well as “what to do.” We’ll help you make the connection with this new online world. Tues/Thurs: Nov 29 – Dec 18, 6-8:30 p.m.

Fall class brochures are available at ICC Polk Center in Columbus and online at www.isothermal.edu/learnstuffpolk.  Call 828-894-3092 for more details or to register for classes.

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