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OLLI at UNLV Hosts Spring Open House
Published on Sat, Dec 22, 2012 (2:55 p.m.)Open your mind to OLLI at UNLV. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNLV will host its Spring 2013 Open House 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013. Interested retirees can check out the more than 70 classes offered by OLLI, meet class coordinators, and register for classes. The open house will be held at UNLV’s Paradise Campus, which is located at 851 E. Tropicana.
OLLI at UNLV is a membership-led educational organization for semi-retired and retired Southern Nevadans. Its student body numbers more than 1,000 active men and women from a variety of professional backgrounds. The spring term, which begins Monday, January 28, offers retirees the opportunity to participate in classes at the Paradise campus in addition to 7 satellite campuses around the Las Vegas Valley.
OLLI at UNLV offers a wide variety of classes, ranging from the arts to world events, social science to health, government to foreign languages, and more. In addition to engaging study groups, OLLI at UNLV also features trips to historic sites around Southern Nevada. There are no tests, no homework, no attendance, and no grades, and formal education level does not matter.
Seniors unable to attend the January open house can log onto OLLI.unlv.edu or call 702-774-OLLI to obtain a class catalog and have their questions answered.
Partnering with the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach, OLLI at UNLV’s mission is to challenge the mind and stimulate the spirits of retired adults. OLLI at UNLV is the local chapter of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a program with 115 chapters at universities throughout the country. Membership in OLLI at UNLV is $75 for a semester or $150 for a full three-term year enrollment.
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