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Pfaudler Enrichment Series

Join us for one of our most popular events held each week, Thursdays from 12:15 to 1:30 pm - this afternoon lunchtime lecture series is a member favorite!

Bring a bag lunch and listen to a lecture presented by guest speakers or a member speaker on a wide range of stimulating topics.





SUNY Geneseo Distinguished Professor of History Michael Leroy Oberg, Ph.D.

The Six Nations of the Iroquois, the United States, and the Treaty of Canandaigua


RIT Vice President for Research and Associate Provost Ryne Raffaelle, Ph.D.

Integrated Photonics: How Will It Change Our World


Architectural Historian, Bero Architecture PLLC, Katie Eggers Comeau

Frank Lloyd Wright: Nine Things to Know About Architecture's Enigmatic Genius


Rochester City Police Department Chief Michael Ciminelli

Reorganization of the Rochester Police Department


MCC Director of Homeland Security Management Institute John J. Perrone, Jr. Colonel (US Army, Retired)

Homeland Security


Retired Cornell University Professor and Director Emeritus of the NY Agricultural Experiment Station, Don Barton

A World War II B-17 Airman Prisoner of War: Reflections on 70 Years of Unusual Consequences


RIT Research Professor and Director, Center for Applied Psychophysiology and Self-Regulation, Institute of Health Sciences and Technology Laurence I. Surgarman, MD

Exploring the Psychophysiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder


Seneca County Historian Walter Gable

Setting the Scene for The July 1848 Women's Rights Convention


President and CEO, The United Way of Greater Rochester Fran Weisberg

The Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative & United Way of Greater Rochester: A Community Conversation About Collaboration & Poverty


Jerry Bennett who has 40 years' experience as a local Red Cross volunteer and staff member

A History of the Red Cross: Its Contributions in War and Peace


In 2006, we became an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, joining a growing national network of more than 120 university-based centers for older learners.