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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers an impressive selection of educational and social opportunities for adults age 50 and older. With a purpose to promote lifelong learning and continued intellectual and personal growth for retirement-age individuals, OLLI has become the place for fun, interactive learning in a safe and encouraging environment.

Curriculum draws from the interests, talents, and experiences of older adult learners. Academic courses are college level (without the homework, term papers, and tests), and cover everything from personal computers to fitness for life and visual arts. Social activities include various gatherings for dinner, laughter, and entertainment.

OLLI Club Room Membership

You can make new friends and enjoy scheduled activities in the OLLI Club Room. Sit and chat awhile, check out a book, surf the Internet, or join a card or other table game…it’s all available in the Club Room, a special members’ only area of the KSU Center. To schedule a tour or for more information, please contact Michelle Girage at 470-578-3340. We look forward to showing you around. Membership privileges include free coffee, free Internet-connected computer usage, 10% off any OLLI class (except when noted otherwise), regularly-scheduled Bridge games and Bridge Marathons, OLLI Library access, monthly e-newsletter, and group travel opportunities.

Please call our Registration office at 470-578-6765 to register and join the fun.

And remember to check out our latest OLLI Catalog/Newsletter.

Al & Chet Scholarship Application

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OLLI Winter Social - Red White & Blue

OLLI Winter SocialJoin us for an evening of food, fun and entertainment from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Dinner is served from 6-7 p.m.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 470-578-6765 or you can register online. Cost is $10 per person. Payment is required when reservations are made to secure seating for the program. We are unable to accommodate walk-ins. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

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OLLI Scholar Computer Certificate

scholar_boxFive foundation courses to be completed for the “OLLI Scholar” certificate. Each course builds upon what the previous course has presented. You should complete all five courses within one year to earn the certificate.

All courses are instructed by Lynne Mock. If you are a computer novice, we suggest taking Let’s Begin With Computers before beginning the OLLI Scholar Certificate.

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Money - Middle Class and the Federal Reserve

Middle Class and the Federal ReserveThe economic decline of the American Middle Class continues. Dan McIntyre will lead a discussion about its serious implications and what we as citizens can do to reverse this unfavorable trend.

And Jack Carew will explain and lead class discussions on the Federal Reserve’s responsibility to maximize employment and minimize inflation and how Fed actions have not benefited the Middle Class.

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Gold Prospecting

gold-prospectNo experience is needed in this hands-on course that shows you how and where to pan for GOLD. You can relive the past, participate in the great outdoors, and enjoy physical exercise! Instructor Steve Lamb will teach students basic panning skills, sluicing techniques and mastering the art of gold prospecting. Imagine the thrill of finding a few flakes of gold glistening in the black sand at the bottom of your pan.

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