Mind over Matter: Osher at RIT Offers Classes to Shake the Winter Doldrums
Join us during our free open house sessions, Jan. 12-15
Dec. 18, 2008
by Marcia Morphy
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Want to discuss contemporary events or the adventures of Sherlock Holmes?
If you’re ages 50 and over and wish to take advantage of classes and other activities that spark intellectual stimulation in the arts, literature, sciences, history and government—then Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is the place for you.
A free open house of winter sessions will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday through Thursday, Jan. 12-15. New participants are invited to bring a brown bag lunch, stay the day, and socialize with current Osher at RIT members.
All classes are open to participants and classes range from The Women of World War II, and Decision Making in Washington: Does the Majority Rule, to the Real Birth of the Blues. One of the most popular open house activities is the Pfaudler-Enrichment Series from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15.
New members are always welcome at Osher at RIT. Reserve your place by calling (585) 292-8989 or e-mail Reservations.Osher@RIT.edu.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT is a membership-led organization that stimulates minds and forges friendships among people ages 50 and older who live in Greater Rochester. Members participate in classes, discussions, lectures, social events and travel, while engaging in a range of courses to include the arts, literature, sciences, history and government. The organization was founded in 1987 as The Athenaeum, an affiliate of Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2006, it became an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, joining a growing national network of more than 100 university-based centers.