OLLI at LSU Announces Fall 2013 Course Schedule

08/27/2013 01:52 PM

BATON ROUGE – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or OLLI, at LSU announces the release of its new fall 2013 course schedule. Courses begin the week of September 16.
More than 80 courses feature a broad range of topics, including “American Entrepreneurs,” “Russia’s Cultural Treasures,” “Shakespeare Uncovered” and “Jim Engster’s Louisiana.”

“We have an exciting lineup of courses this fall, organized largely by our wonderful volunteer leadership who plan each semester’s classes,” said Wendy Overton, OLLI at LSU program director. “OLLI at LSU is a community of active older adults and we encourage anyone over the age of 50 who loves learning to come join us next month.”

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, 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 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 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 Tuesday, August 27, 2013