SDSU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Hosts Spring Kick-off Event

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at San Diego State University, offered through SDSU’s College of Extended Studies, will host its spring semester kick-off event beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center on campus.


The event for individuals ages “50 and better” starts with a program orientation for new students. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. as new and returning students receive an opportunity to mingle.


SDSU President Elliot Hirshman, who will be giving a lecture during the spring semester, will be among the Osher faculty members presenting short previews of their courses from 10-11:45 a.m. Students will have a chance to register for classes during the event starting at 11:45 a.m., before registration opens to the public on Feb. 12. Event participants will also be able to enter an opportunity drawing for a free membership, Book Club books, and Film and Performing Arts Club prizes.


SDSU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers a vibrant learning community and state-of-the-art classrooms, where students learn from outstanding faculty from SDSU and other universities, as well as from award-winning authors and artists. There are no tests, grades or exams – just a chance to dive into learning and recapture the thrill of intellectual growth and the camaraderie created by exciting discussions with curious fellow learners.


For more information about the Osher Institute and to RSVP for the kickoff event by Jan. 31, call 619- 594-2863, e-mail osher@mail.sdsu.edu or visit www.neverstoplearning.net/osher.


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