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HCC's mid-to-late September Lifelong Learning courses beginning
9/9/2016

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning is offering upcoming courses on campus and other locations for mid-to-late September. Some of the classes to be offered are: Intro to your Android (Smart) Phone, Intro to Essential Oils, Basic Digital Photography, Brewing Technology Then & Now and more.

The vision of Highland's Lifelong Learning is to serve all populations throughout the College's four-county district, including community members, seniors, and the region's business professionals.

To register for Lifelong Learning courses, visit highland.edu/lifelong or call 815.599.3414. For more information about Lifelong Learning classes, and to find out the latest in new course offerings, call 815.599.3403.

Adult Book Discussion of "Night" by Elie Wiesel
Course ID: 3842  Location: Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
Instructor: Matthew Toland – Matthew has a BA in Women's Studies and a MA in Museum Studies from Western Illinois University. He is on the Board of Directors for the Illinois State Historical Society, the Illinois Association of Museums, Quad Citians Affirming Diversity (QCAD), the Western Illinois University Alumni Council, and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Quad Cities.Class Dates: Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10  M
Class Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 19
Fee: $30.00
This class will introduce participants to the Jewish Holocaust in Europe through the exploration of the book "Night" by Elie Wiesel. We will discuss the book and use other resources to understand the circumstances that allowed Wiesel to survive and his life since then. Please read the book prior to the class and bring the book to class. Students will also receive resources about an optional session to attend the Yom Hoshoah (Holocaust Remembrance) service in the Quad Cities.

Advanced Culinary Arts
Course ID: 3799  Location: St. John's United Church of Christ
Instructor:  Steve Konefes - Steve graduated from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Chicago and has been working in the food-service industry for 8 years.
Class Dates: Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24  M
Class Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 12
Fee: $135.00
An advanced culinary arts course focused on these aspects of food preparation: Advanced protein cookery, advanced baking, French techniques, international cuisine, molecular gastronomy, and fusion cuisine. Students are encouraged to bring containers for food storage as all food prepared in class is theirs to keep. Before taking this course, it is recommended that students have moderate knowledge of food preparation.

American Lumber Saga & The Upper Mississippi
Course ID: 3843  Location: Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
Instructor:  Matthew Parbs – Matt is the Director of The Sawmill Museum in Clinton, Iowa. Before that, Matt was the only employee at the National Museum of Surveying. He was also the only "employee" at the Springfield and Central Illinois African-American. He has served on numerous cultural boards with his most recent being the Illinois State Historical Society. In addition to The Sawmill, Matt is the Secretary of Kiwanis Club of Clinton, the President of the Clinton Conventions and Visitors Bureau, on the Executive Committee of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce, and Vice President of Lyons Professional Business Association. With the Clinton Public Library, Matt will be starting a history column in the Clinton Herald starting in October, and every spring, they host a history symposium. 
Class Dates: Sept. 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 15  Th
Class Time: 5:30-7:30 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 15
Fee: $20.00
In this course, students will follow the many rises and falls of various American lumber capitals and discover the role the Upper Mississippi River had in the American lumber saga. At the end, students will understand that Clinton, Iowa can be called an American lumber capital. Saturday, 10/15/2016 will be a tour of the museum in Clinton, Iowa.

Basic Digital Photography
Course ID: 3844  Location: H-117
Instructor:  Adventure Safari Network, Gary Gullett - Photographer Gary Gullett grew up in Iowa, and uses wildlife and nature photography to create a sense of appreciation for the natural environment. Over the course of his career, he has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. His stunning images interpret and record the world's fast-disappearing wildlife, landscapes and native cultures, and are a lasting inspiration to those who seek to preserve them all. Gullett's photographs are recognized for their mastery of color, composition and perspective.

Class Dates: Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3  M
Class Time: 6:00-8:30 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 12
Fee: $109.00
This action packed class will show you how to create and care for interesting digital photos! We will cover the basics of digital photography. You will learn elements of exposure control, photographing people, close-up, action, and low-light photography. We will also spend time on the "how to" of sharing images and storing your photos. Bring your camera and gain the confidence you need to take great photos time and again!

Brewing Technology Then & Now
Course ID: 3807  Location: Generations Brewing Company
Instructors: Steve Winter and Harvey Wilhelms – Steve is the owner of Generations Brewing Company. Steve was the Brewmaster at Galena Brewing Company before opening his own business with his dad, Mark, in 2013. Harvey has authored a book on the brewing history of Northern Illinois and his knowledge of the brewing industry is well known.

Class Dates: Sept. 26, 27, Oct. 3, 4, 10, 11  M/T
Class Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 19
Fee: $150.00
Ever thought about brewing your own beer? Maybe you already do and are considering a career in the new booming craft brewing industry! This three-week course could be just for you and will help you understand the entire brewing process on both a small and large scale! We'll cover brewing ingredients, equipment, procedures, packaging, and even tasting sensory analysis.

Cleaning, Preparing, and Eating Fresh Fish
Course ID: 3845  Location: Apple Canyon Lake Property Owners Association Marina
Instructor:  Tim Hood – Tim is the President of Highland Community College.  He is an avid fisherman and has received numerous accolades on his various fish preparing techniques.

Class Dates: Sept. 21  W
Class Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 14
Fee: $10.00
How to clean and prepare fish will be demonstrated. Attendees will be treated to tasting fried fish!

Intro to Culinary Arts
Course ID: 3850  Location: St. John's United Church of Christ
Instructor: Steve Konefes - Steve graduated from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Chicago and has been working in the food-service industry for 8 years.

Class Dates: Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24  M
Class Time: 4:30-6:30 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 12
Fee: $89.00
A condensed introductory culinary arts course focused on these core principles of food preparation: knife skills, cooking techniques, balancing flavors, vegetable cookery, protein cookery, and culinary creativity. Students are encouraged to bring containers for food storage, as all food prepared in class is theirs to take home.

Intro to Essential Oils
Course ID: 3815  Location: R-102
Instructor:  Suzanne Miller - Suzanne has practiced Usui Reiki for almost 10 years and has been a Certified Reiki Master Teacher for 8. She has been a certified Raindrop Therapy Practitioner since 2011 and frequently uses essential oils to aid in healing, as well as for preventative health care and maintenance. She has practiced the art of meditation for several years and strives to incorporate these multiple modalities into everyday living, creating a balanced and holistic life experience

Class Dates: Sept. 24  S
Class Time: 9:00-12:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 16
Fee: $64.00
This 3 hour workshop will cover the benefits of five essential oils. Participants will learn the importance of

safety and the difference between "warm" and "cool" oils. Discussion will be held to describe the need to identify the quality of oils. Application and typical uses will be outlined. Attendees will sample and receive samples of each oil used in class.

Intro to Your Android (Smart) Phone
Course ID: 3847  Location: H-209
Instructor: Bobby Shallenberger – Bobby has his own business in Freeport, Napa Valley Salvage, and is very proficient in the use of Android Smart Phones.

Class Dates: Sept. 22  Th
Class Time: 6:00-8:30 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 15
Fee: $20.00
Bring your SmartPhone to class and learn how to get the most out of your SmartPhone such as functionality, security, etc.

Mexican Cuisine
Course ID: 3819  Location: St. John's United Church of Christ
Instructor:  Steve Konefes - Steve graduated from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Chicago and has been working in the food-service industry for 8 years.

Class Dates: Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3  M
Class Time: 2:00-4:00 PM
Registration Deadline: Sept. 12
Fee: $70.00
A culinary arts course focused on the basics of Mexican cuisine and how to prepare these dishes from scratch: Tortillas, enchiladas, empanadas, sopes, tamales, guacamole. Students are encouraged to bring containers for food storage as all food prepared in class is theirs to keep. Before taking this course, it is recommended that students have basic knowledge of food preparation.



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