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Melissa Thornburg-Rocha Melissa Thornburg-Rocha
Melissa Thornburg-Rocha – exuberant arts instructor and artist – passed away in March 2022. She taught many students about visual […] Posted April 6, 2022
Leslie Barnum Watercolor Wonders
Meet watercolor instructor Leslie Barnum Leslie Barnum is an artist and educator residing in the Pacific Northwest. Graduating from Pacific […] Posted May 24, 2024
Featured in Willamette Week – Instructor Joshua James Amberson
PCC Community Ed writing instructor Joshua James Amberson was recently profiled in Willamette Week for his new essay collection Staring […] Posted May 16, 2023
Metalworking Learning the Basics of Metalworking: Smithing Your Own Furniture
There is great satisfaction in making your custom furniture. One of the ways you can turn a skill for woodworking […] Posted September 16, 2022
Getting a Taste for the Finer Things with Our Food and Wine Courses
Portland offers nearly every kind of cuisine and wine from all over the world. Even if you don’t know a lot about the foods, you can […] Posted September 7, 2021
2nd Class Just Added for August! Histories of Drag Performance in Portland
Kevin Cook (aka Poison Waters) has been busy making the rounds on local media. A recent Oregon Public Broadcasting article […] Posted June 24, 2021
Get your garden in shape
Calling all Portland backyard gardeners! Do you find that your plants aren’t performing up to par? Are you encountering hard-to-grow […] Posted June 17, 2021
What’s on your summer table?
PCC Community Ed has been holding remote classes for more than a year in response to COVID-19. But the pandemic […] Posted May 20, 2021
black and white illustration of two people playing trumpet Remote Jazz Singing Classes
Community Ed offers more than a dozen Music and Theater classes each term to help students hone their talents or […] Posted March 9, 2021
PDX teen from guitar class Online Courses for Teens
Looking for additional educational opportunities for teens? Check out the collection of PCC Community Ed teen courses with options ranging […] Posted December 3, 2020