06/06/2014 02:13 PM
BATON ROUGE – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or OLLI, at LSU announces the
release of its new summer course schedule. Courses begin the week of July 7th. Registration
is already open for current members.
More than 80 courses feature a broad range of topics, including “Sports Conversations”
with Charles Barbre, “Local Public Officials” with Linda Lightfoot, “Veterinary and
Related Experiences” with the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and “The Roaring Twenties”
with James Hardy and Ann Martin.
“OLLI at LSU relies on our dedicated volunteer leadership to plan all of our courses,
and this summer they have pulled together an engaging and fun summer of courses,”
said Program Director Kori Chisham. “Summer courses range from art and language to
history and civic affairs.”
OLLI at LSU is a membership-based learning community of adults age 50 and older. There
are no exams or grades at OLLI. Its comprehensive collection of courses provides opportunities
for members to investigate interesting topics in a relaxed but stimulating educational
and social environment.
OLLI at LSU has more than 1,000 members and consists of five chapters: Lagniappe Chapter
in Baton Rouge, Cajun Prairie Chapter in Eunice, Felicianas Chapter in St. Francisville
and New Roads and Ascension Chapter in Gonzalez.
For more information or to become a member, visit www.outreach.lsu.edu/OLLI or call 225-578-6763.
OLLI at LSU is one of 117 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes located on university
and college campuses from Maine to Hawaii. Founded within LSU Continuing Education
in 1995, the program has over 1000 members and last year conducted more than 150 programs,
attracting more than 2,700 course registrations and 800 special event registrations.
LSU Continuing Education acts as a leading university provider of educational outreach and engagement to help people achieve their goals and improve their quality of life, their organizations and their communities. Visit www.outreach.lsu.edu for more information.
Posted on Friday, June 6, 2014