Utah State University Community Education

Fall Session 2024



Dutch Oven Cooking Made Simple

Mondays, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | October 2-23
Instructor: Marlin Bodily
Location: USU Brigham City, North Outdoor Plaza
Cost: $50, includes supplies and meals

Learn from a Dutch Oven expert with more than 20 years of experience. Marlin Bodily from The Dutch Oven Shoppe located in Brigham City, Utah will share simple recipes, oven cleaning tips, explanation of temperature control, and you will get to eat some delicious meals.



Rockhounding in Utah

Thursdays, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm | September 14 - October 5, Dig Day TBD
Instructor: Gary Warren
Location: USU Brigham City, Room C114
Cost: $35

Get ready for a dig! What minerals and gems can you find in Utah? Where do you go to look for them? Students will choose one dig location.


Find Your Purpose

Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | September 21, 28
Instructor: Slade Combs
Location: USU Brigham City, Room D217
Cost: $35

It's time to discover what you have to offer the world! Utilizing the latest research in behavioral psychology, this class will help each individual discover their real purpose and unlock a pathway to personal growth.


Self Connection & Self Care

Wednesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | October 18 - November 8
Instructor: Elise Petersen
Location: USU Brigham City, Room A201
Cost: $35

Learn skills to feel better physically, mentally, and emotionally! Each class focuses on education about the body and mind, learning how to better care for muscles and body systems, and at the same time learning to love yourself better.


Gentle Yoga

Thursdays, 12:00 - 1:00 pm | 2 Sessions
     First Session: September 14 - October 19
     Second Session: October 26 - December 7
Instructor: Sara Jackson
Location: USU Brigham City, Room A104
Cost: $35 (per 6-week session)

Relax and enjoy postures that put your body at ease, and bring a sense of peace to mind. Develop calming breath and restoration while taking some needed time for yourself.


Beginning Watercolor

Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm | September 20 - October 25
Instructor: Jennica Thurgood
Location: USU Brigham City, Room D217
Cost: $50 + $40 supplies

Learn the fundamentals of painting and exploring with watercolors from local artist Jennica Thurgood of Creative Leaf. This course will take you through the basics of watercolor. You will learn some of Jennica's most-used techniques, as well as water and color control, the basics of color mixing, and several exercises that will give you a wonderful foundation for watercolor painting. This course focuses heavily on the process of creating over the product. Jennica pulls most of her subject matter from nature and finds so much beauty in the way watercolor portrays nature so organically. Much of what you will paint during this 6-week class will be inspired by nature.

This course was created with beginners and more advanced artists in mind. It is perfect for those wanting to try something new or simply refresh and explore watercolor techniques. To learn more about our watercolor instructor, visit https://www.creativeleafstudio.com


Microsoft Windows & MS Office

Tuesdays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm | September 19 - October 24
Instructor: Mike Stucki
Location: USU Brigham City Milton P. Miller Building, Room 152
Cost: $35

Hands-on lessons in which you will learn to use a computer and practice using the three most popular programs in Microsoft's Office Suite - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Please bring a 2G or more blank flash drive.


Pound Workout

Wednesdays 9:30 - 10:30 am | October 4 - 25
Instructor: Mary Rose Keller
Location: USU Brigham City, Room A104
Cost: $35

Find a new way to increase fitness! The original POUND workout is a 1-hour electrifying jam session combining cardio, strength training, and plyometrics - all to your favorite soundtrack. It is suitable for all fitness levels.


T-Shirt Quilting

Thursdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm | October 19 - November 16
Instructor: Barbara Foote
Location: USU Brigham City, Room C114
Cost: $40 + supplies

Learn to create an individualized memory by transforming t-shirts into a beautiful quilt! Barbara will help you organize and prepare your t-shirts, and show you the tips and tricks to create your masterpiece.


Beginning Pickleball

Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 pm | September 13 - October 18
Instructor: Guy Harris
Location: USU Brigham City Milton P. Miller Building, Room 182
Cost: $35

Learn the popular sport that was created for all ages and skill levels. Students will acquire knowledge and skills to play. Basic rules will be covered. Pickleball paddles and balls are provided.


Intermediate Pickleball (WORKSHOP FULL)

Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 pm | October 25 - November 29
Instructor: Guy Harris
Location: USU Brigham City Milton P. Miller Building, Room 182
Cost: $35

Take your pickleball skills to the next level. Students will continue to improve form, technique and strategies. Pickleball paddles and balls are provided.


Beginning Spanish - (WORKSHOP FULL)

Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:00 pm | September 19 - October 17
Instructor: Brenda Lopez
Location: USU Brigham City, Room D217
Cost: $35

Habla Español? Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Start learning it today. Acquire basic vocabulary through conversational dialogue. Learn to connect with your Spanish-speaking customers, co-workers, neighbors and friends.



Beginning Quilting

Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:00 pm | October 10 - November 21
Instructor: Barbara Foote
Location: USU Tremonton, Room 122
Cost: $40 + supplies

Are you ready to create? Barbara will help you learn the basics of quilting and tips and tricks to make your first quilt beautiful! A list of class supplies will be sent upon enrollment.


Creative Writing

Thursdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm | October 5 - November 9
Instructor: Emily Jensen
Location: USU Tremonton, Room 122
Cost: $35

What imagination is waiting to be released on paper? Improve creative writing skills across fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry through lectures, workshop and discussions. Designed to fit a variety of skill levels. Engage in a community of other writers and receive personal feedback on your work.


Voice Acting

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:00 pm | October 4, 11, 18
Instructor: Matt Stewart
Location: USU Tremonton, Room 122
Cost: $35

Learn the wonderful world of Voice Acting from a veteran character actor and full time voice artist. The class will focus on the different styles of voice acting, as well as where to find work in an increasingly digital world. Even those who are not interested in working in voice over can learn how to improve their voice for online meetings or social media. Please bring your preferred note-taking items.


Register and pay online using PayPal below, or call Bunni Morris. (435) 919-1200. In person seating is limited, register early. 

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* A portion of the Community Education fees are donated toward student scholarships.

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