CSU, Chico News

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Fall Welcome Meeting and Class Sign-Ups August 31

Date: 08-17-2010

Joe Wills
Public Affairs
Joe Picard
Continuing Education

Community members aged 60-plus or retired, and spouses of any age, are invited to sign up for classes at the California State University, Chico Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Fall Welcome and Class Sign-ups Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 10:00-11:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Masonic Family Center, 1110 West East Avenue, Chico.

The Fall Welcome and Class Sign-ups Meeting will offer an opportunity to meet OLLI officers and members. Class leaders will be available for questions about their classes and to sign up participants.

This fall, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will offer more than 40 peer-led classes, including books and literature, movies and opera, science, history, languages, media, writing, field trips and more.

OLLI is also proud to offer the Great Decisions Discussion Program from the Foreign Policy Association. This class provides OLLI members with an opportunity to engage in thoughtful discourse about current foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. Topics for this year include Kenya, China, Russia, special envoys and global crisis.

An annual registration fee of $65 allows members to take as many classes as they want for the full academic year. It also covers a newsletter and general meetings with interesting speakers.

Classes begin on Tuesday, Sept.7 and end on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010. Most classes meet weekly, but some are shorter in duration.

More information, including a full schedule of classes, is available at the OLLI website: http://rce.csuchico.edu/osher.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CSU, Chico is affiliated with the national network of Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes, a network of lifelong learning institutes, designated and funded by The Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco.

For more information, please contact the OLLI office at 898-6679 or e-mail olli@csuchico.edu.