Utah State University Community Education
Spring Session: January 21 - April 15, 2020
USU Brigham City • All classes are at 989 S. Main unless noted.
Register and pay by calling Monika Richards at 435.919.1200.
Basic Computers • Mike Stucki
Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Jan. 29 - Mar. 4, Room 153, 195 W 1100 S, $59
These hands-on lessons will cover how to use a computer, specifically the three most popular programs in the Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Microsoft Word is a word processing program you use to create common business and personal documents. Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that organizes and calculates accounting-type information. Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation graphics program you use to develop slides.
The Business of Art • Erik Linton
Thursdays, 7-8:15 pm, Jan. 30 - Feb. 27, Room D217, $40
In the short 4 years that Erik Linton has been a full time artist, he has established his brand and artwork on an international level working with designers around the world including Joanna Gaines, from The Fixer Upper, and Lauren Liess, author, and DIY Network host. He has partnered with the Four Seasons Hotels, Marriott Hotels, REI, Target, Kioto Journal, and Men's Journal, to name just a few. In the past 5 years he has sold more than 10,000 individual pieces of art. Now Erik wants to give back. Come learn the technical skills to create art, and the business skills needed to be able to sell art in the 21st century!
Cake Decorating II: Fondant!! • April Blakely
Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm, Mar. 12 - 26, Room D217, $59
Learn the secrets of decorating with fondant through practice and preparation. Previous experience with cake decorating recommended, especially cake flattening and piping. Instructor will contact you about supplies. Register by Feb 14th for the best deal on supplies!
Culinary Independence: College/Mission Prep Cooking • Janelle Call
Wednesdays, 6-8 pm, Jan. 29 - Feb. 26, Room A104, $40
Unconventional kitchen space in your new apartment thanks to dorm living or a mission? This class is for you! Help get prepared for living on your own without eating out, or resorting to cup of noodles every day! In this class you’ll have hands-on experience, gain knowledge that will impress your roommates/ dates /companions, and keep you fed, healthy, and happy all while staying within your budget!
- Class 1: Equipment Review, Budgeting and Shopping, Eggs
- Class 2: Microwave Cooking
- Class 3: Toaster Ovens
- Class 4: Hot Plates
- Class 5: Fridge & Freezer
From Confrontation to Communication • Judith Kearns
Wednesday - assigned, 6:30-8 pm, Jan. 29 - Feb. 26, Room A201, Free
Do you know how to navigate tense conversations? Are you procrastinating talking to your teenager, spouse, boss, or co-worker? Come learn how effective communication can help! Become skilled in different communication styles, listening, negotiating, and using assertive language to resolve issues.
Living Outdoors & Loving It! Life Beyond the Patio • Steven Chambers
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8 pm, Jan. 28 - Feb. 25, Room A104, $35
With over 30 years’ experience, Steven knows how to make the best of outdoor living. Capitalize on his experience and learn some of the outdoor skills, fun activities, and best places to make camping enjoyable. Cook some yummy outdoor meals, and sample your work! Information about his most used gadgets and gizmos will be shared. Research shows time in nature increases creativity. Come learn how to enjoy being there!
Much Ado About New Math: Why "New" is Really Old • Kami Dupree
Mondays, 7 - 8:15 pm, Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10, 24, Room C112, $10
Have you found yourself wondering why the math your kids are learning in school ain't the math you learned? Come explore the "dark side of new math" while engaging in mathematical tasks that will help you understand (and question the existence) of a generational chasm between mathematics now and the mathematics of yesteryear.
Navigate Technology Series • Ann Marie Curling
Thursdays, 7 - 8 pm, Jan. 23 - Feb. 27, Room C112, Free
Come learn basic skills of downloading apps, online research, email, etc. Each session will cover something different--smart phones, internet, social media, etc.
Playwriting 101 • Kamron Klitgaard
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8 pm, Jan. 29 - Feb. 26, Room C112, $40
Learn how to write plays, develop ideas, edit others work, rework what you create, and hear your work read by others. At the end of this class you will have a work ready for submission to a playwriting festival, contest, and/or production.
Rock Hounding in Utah • Gary Warren
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8 pm, Feb. 18, 25, Mar. 10, Dig Mar. 14, Room C112, $35
What minerals and gems can you find in Utah? Where do you go to look for them? Participate in a Dig on March 14th. Site determined by students.
Self Defense: Pretty Tough, Ladies Only Training • Heather Braegger
Tuesdays, 12 - 1 pm, Jan. 28 - Apr. 14, Room A104, $99
Learn the techniques of self-defense in this 12-weekcourse. Cost includes necessary personal equipment. Register by Jan 4th for additional discount. Minimum size: 20 students. For more details on the self-defense program, click here.
Stress & Anxiety Management • Justin Barker, PSyD
Thursday, 5 - 6 pm, Jan. 23 - Feb. 6, Room D217, $10
Participants will learn about stress and anxiety and how to manage them effectively. New skills will be introduced in each class. Don't miss out on this opportunity to make your life better!
Beginning Yoga • Keirshia Baker
Wednesdays, 12 - 1 pm, Jan. 22 - Apr. 15, Room A104, $35
Practice of yogic exercises to improve flexibility, range of motion, strength, and muscle tone. Instruction in proper alignment. Exploration of breathing and relaxation techniques. Development of greater self-awareness.
USU Tremonton • 420 West 600 North
Register and pay by contacting Monika Richards at 435.919.1200.
Creative Writing • Emily Jensen
Wednesdays, 7 - 8 pm, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar. 11, Room 122, $35
Designed to fit a variety of skill levels. Will feature lectures, workshops and discussions to introduce and improve creative writing skills.
Royal Icing Cookies • April Blakely
Thursday, 6:30 - 8 pm, Feb. 27, Room 122, $35
Learn to beautifully decorate cookies like a pro! Six large cookies and icing will be provided. Instructor will contact you about additional supplies needed. Registration deadline, Feb 21st.
Photography • Dan Black
Tuesdays, 6 - 8 pm, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, Room 122, $35
Take better photos with hands-on understanding of camera handling, exposure, depth of field, lighting and picture composition.
Stress & Anxiety Management • Justin Barker, PSyD
Thursdays, 5 - 6 pm, Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6, Room 122, $10
Participants will learn about stress and anxiety and how to manage them effectively. New skills will be introduced in each class. Don't miss out on this opportunity to make your life better! Offered via IVC.