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 Meg Webber at 470-578-3508. 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, and OLLI Library access.
Please call our Registration office at 470-578-6765 to register and join the fun.
Our OLLI Sampler is a combination of course samplings that we offer each year. Courses will include a mixture of computers, fitness, games, history, music and arts. Each Monday will bring a new set of instructors and a new adventure.
This course includes admission to five sampler classes and our Fall social. The social includes dinner, dancing and live music for all!
Tracing your family ancestry is a fascinating process. Begin your family search by learning how to access the billions of records and tools available in person and online. This informing course will introduce you to the governmental, library, and electronic resources that are available to help you discover and connect with your lineage.
Learn how to save time and money while avoiding costly mistakes as you adapt your loved ones home as they age. When physical challenges arise you need to make adaptations in the home. This three hour workshop will help you to plan in advance so you do not have to make decisions in an emergency situation. You will learn many valuable tips for your home that will benefit your loved ones now and in the future.
Come see for yourself how easy it is to bring in some extra green using eBay.
Our eBay-certified instructor will help you get started selling. And for the enterprising seller, register for our advanced course to learn more about starting an eBay business. Click a course below for more information.
Looking for a great stress reliever? Check out one of the hottest fishing hobbies in the South! Class participants will learn basic casting, creating knots, tricks of the trade, reading the water, terminology, where the best trout streams are near to Marietta and in Georgia – even tie some basic flies. No experience is necessary in this easy and fun, hands-on course.
Five 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.