Friday, August 26, 2011

Union County College to offer free fall classes to senior citizens (NJ, USA?)

This will be of interest to U3A enthusiasts.

Forwarding a similar news item earlier. I had sent a feeler to IGNOU
VC suggesting that IGNOU may offer courses for senior citizens at a
concessional fee. NO ANSWER so far. Is there anyone having influence
in IGNOU? Vyasamoorthy

Union County College to offer free fall classes to senior citizens
Published: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 9:41 AM Updated: Thursday,
August 25, 2011, 9:46 AM
By Suburban News

During the fall 2011 semester, Union County College will be offering
free classes for senior citizens as part of the Learning Is ForEver
(LIFE) Center throughout the county starting the week of Sept. 6.
Classes will run until the week of Dec. 16. Registration will be held
during the first session of each class.
In Elizabeth, at the Peterstown Community Center (622 Salem Ave.),
"Civil War" will be taught on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. by Professor
Lipkin and at the O'Donnell Dempsey Senior Center (408 Palmer St.),
Professor Bruckner will teach "Music Appreciation" on Tuesdays, at 1
In New Providence, at the Senior Citizen Center (15 E. Fourth St.),
Professor Dunscombe will be teaching "Selected Topics in Biology" on
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
In Plainfield, at the Senior Center (400 E. Front St.), Professor
Dunscombe will be teaching "Selected Topics in Biology" on Wednesday s
at 12:30 p.m. and Professor Coma will be teaching "Introduction to
Drama" on Fridays at 1 p.m.
In Roselle, Professor Nicoli will be teaching two courses, "Painting
I" on Mondays at 10 a.m. and "Introduction to Drawing" on Mondays at 1
p.m. at the Roselle Community Center (1268 Shaffer Ave.).
In Summit, "America Literature I: The American Renaissance" will be
held at Sage ElderCare (290 Broad St.) and taught by Professor Comeau
on Mondays at 1 p.m. Professor Christopher Gibbs will also offer
"American Strategic Thought" at the Summit Community Center (100
Morris Ave.) on Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
In Union at the Green Lane YM-YWHA (501 Green Lane), Professor
Toplansky will teach "Survey of Yiddish Literature" on Wednesdays at 1
p.m. and Professor Melman will offer "Nutrition in Health and Disease"
on Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.
In Westfield, Professor Gibbs will offer "English History, 1789 to
1919" at the Westfield Senior Citizen Housing (1133 Boynton Ave.) on
Fridays at 10 a.m. and Professor Coma will teach "Introduction to
Drama" on Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. at the 2nd Westfield Senior Citizen
Housing (1129 Boynton Ave.).
The LIFE Center program provides free college-level academic education
for senior citizens who are Union County residents, 62-years-old or
over, at off-campus locations throughout the county. The courses are
offered at places and times convenient to the students, mainly at
community and senior citizen centers. Classes are free for the
students and there is no limit to the number of courses that an
individual may take.
The courses are offered during the fall and spring semesters only and
each course is held for two hours a week for 15 weeks. Students are
eligible to earn up to three college credits to be used towards an
associate or bachelor degree. The courses are usually offered in
history, fine arts, political science, literature, health, and
For additional information or to receive the full schedule of classes
for all LIFE Center courses offered in the fall, contact the LIFE
Center at 908-497-4360.
Dr P Vyasamoorthy, 30 Gruhalakshmi Colony Secunderabad 500015 Ph
040-27846631 / 9490804278.My blog:

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