Jun 28, 2012

LifeLong Learning Society Announces Fall Program

(Newport News, Va.) - The opening lecture of Christopher Newport University's LifeLong Learning Society (LLS) Fall 2012 program features Dr. Quentin Kidd, director of the Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy and associate professor of political science at CNU. Dr. Kidd will discuss and provide a preview of the upcoming 2012 Elections.” The discussion will take place in the Ferguson Center for the Arts Music & Theatre Hall on Monday, Sept. 3 at 1:30 p.m. A new member orientation will be held at 12:15 p.m., and an all-member reception is scheduled for 12:45 p.m. in the lobby.

LLS members have numerous new courses to choose from this fall, such as From Quarks to the Cosmos: Decoding the Ultimate Laws of Nature; The Geniuses of American Musical Theater; Dolley Madison; Political Marketing: Its Effect on the Election; Uncle Sam and John Bull; Clay: On the Potter’s Wheel; The World of Thomas Jefferson; The War of 1812; Theory of God; Banned Books in World Literature; Ancient Greece; and The Films of Alfred Hitchcock: An Appreciation. Other popular classes such as Watercolor Painting; Drawing; Creative Nonfiction Writing; Tai Chi; Practicing Poetry; Body Fusion: Tone & Stretch; Understanding Opera; several computer and Internet courses; and the study of the Arabic, Chinese, and Spanish languages will also be offered. All LLS courses are designed to keep seniors active and on top of current trends. The fall program runs from Sept. 3 – Nov. 16.

In addition to classes and lectures, LLS plans group excursions. Registration information and additional details are available at lifelonglearning.cnu.edu. The LifeLong Learning Society of Christopher Newport University is a membership organization dedicated to people of retirement age who seek opportunities for learning in an environment of sharing and fellowship. To request a catalog or for more information, contact the LLS at (757) 269-4368.

A four-year public university in Newport News, Virginia, Christopher Newport University enrolls 5,000 students in rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences through the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences, including the Luter School of Business. CNU offers great teaching and small class sizes with an emphasis on leadership, civic engagement and honor.

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