OLLI at LSU Announces Spring 2013 Course Schedule

01/31/2013 02:28 PM

BATON ROUGE – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or OLLI, at LSU announces the release of its new spring 2013 course schedule. Courses begin the week of February 5.

More than 80 courses feature a broad range of topics, including “Recent Trends and Decisions of the Supreme Court,” “Great Science Writing: From the Field,” “Shakespeare’s Most Notorious Villains,” and “Louisiana Creole History and Language.”

OLLI at LSU is a membership-based learning community of adults age 50 and over. 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 six chapters: Lagniappe Chapter in Baton Rouge, St. James Place Chapter in Baton Rouge, Cajun Prairie Chapter in Eunice, Felicianas Chapter in St. Francisville, Ascension Chapter in Gonzalez and Assumption Chapter in Pierre Part.

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 115 institutes located on university and college campuses from Maine to Hawaii. Founded within LSU Continuing Education in 1995, the program has more than 1,000 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.

Billy  Gomila 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013