Tuesday May 13, 2008

Summer Learning for Seniors

The University of Dayton will offer more than 30 seminars on a variety of topics this summer to local residents 50 and older.

The University of Dayton invites local residents 50 and older to enroll in the University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 2008 summer session "Conversation with … "

The seminars run Mondays through Thursdays, June 9-19. Several well-known Dayton leaders and educators will teach 35 sessions that all focus on life's one constant: change.

Classroom topics focus on changes in religion, community service, art, health, environment and politics, while extracurricular activities include golf, tennis and water exercises. Instructors include Channel 2 news anchor Carl Day, U.S. Congressman Dave Hobson, Oakwood Mayor Judy Cook, PGA golf pros Jim Awsumb and Jana Dalton and more.

Participants can take as many courses as they would like for a flat rate of $50, which includes two evening events. Registration closes Monday, June 9.

Most classes are held on campus in the Science Center Auditorium or Sears Recital Hall, while some are held off campus. Campus parking is available for participants.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Dayton is directed by Special Programs and Continuing Education in the College of Arts and Sciences. All seminar moderators and institute board members are volunteers.

Julie Mitchell at 937-229-2605 or Julie.Mitchell@notes.udayton.edu. Julie can also provide a program brochure.