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Meet our instructors: Megan Deras Gardner MS, CNS®, CCN, DCES, CKNS℠, CPT, FNS

Posted by CLIMB Center on June 10, 2021

A graduate of the National University of Natural Medicine with a Master of Science in clinical nutrition, Megan went on to earn the gold standard in nationally recognized certifications. She is credentialed with the Board of Certified Nutrition Specialists (BCNS®), currently one of only a few practicing in Oregon. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Meet the IHP Team, CLIMB Center, Functional Nutrition

Alternate Methods Toward Career Paths with Non-Credit Programming

Posted by CLIMB Center on March 05, 2021

The push for Bachelor's degrees has increased the popularity of four-year programs and provided many people with career opportunities. However, four-year degrees require a full-time commitment and cost tens of thousands of dollars, posing a huge barrier to many students.

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Remote Career Training, non-credit programming

Portland Financial Recovery Resources

Posted by CLIMB Center on June 01, 2020

If you've recently been furloughed or are out of work and wondering how recent events will affect your livelihood,  you might be looking to carve the path to a brighter future. We've been thinking about that too. Our diverse non-credit programming offer a variety of topics to allow you to explore potential career paths, side hustles or moonlighting projects - without having to revive a full-scale academic pursuit. In this blog, we're sharing a sample of some classes that may jumpstart ideas for those seeking to improve their current financial situation.

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Topics: CLIMB Center, Portland Community College

How to Choose a Side Hustle to Get Your Financial Life Back on Track

Posted by CLIMB Center on May 20, 2020

Cutting costs and boosting your income may be one way to get your financial life back on track if you've lost income during this challenging economic time. For many, additional income may come in the form of a side hustle, an activity you enjoy that can help you get back on your feet--outside of traditional 9-5 employment.

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Topics: Portland Community College, coronavirus

Art as a Side Hustle

Posted by CLIMB Center on May 18, 2020

You're a talented artist. You were given the gift of making stunning creative works and have racked up the hours perfecting your craft. However, you still haven't found a way to monetize your creative pieces.

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Topics: Portland Community College

Meet Your Instructor: Bret Cody

Posted by CLIMB Center on October 11, 2016

Bret Cody works in customized training at PCC CLIMB. He is an expert in various technical services.

 

 

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Topics: Professional Development, Meet the CLIMB Team, Meet the PDT Team

Meet Your Instructor: George Knox

Posted by CLIMB Center on October 07, 2016

George Knox is an instructor for PCC CLIMB's Professional Development and Training Center who specializes in writing. He teaches such courses as Business Writing, Business Grammar, Writing On-line Content, and Note Taking & Minutes.

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Topics: Professional Development, Meet the PDT Team

Meet Your Instructor: Christopher Dennis

Posted by CLIMB Center on October 07, 2016

 Christopher Dennis is a professional development instructor at PCC CLIMB. His classes include Project Management, Process Mapping, Change Management and custom topics.

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Topics: Professional Development, Meet the PDT Team

Business Q&A: Brazi Bites

Posted by CLIMB Center on August 01, 2016
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Topics: Small Business, Business Profiles, Food

Business Q&A: Kerfluffle

Posted by CLIMB Center on August 01, 2016

 Katie is owner and creator of Kerfluffle, a peanut butter swirled with marshmellow fluff. She used SBDC's Getting Your Recipe to Market program to bring her yummy fluff to households around the area.

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Topics: Small Business, Business Profiles, Food

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