Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College, is offering 15 courses online in the Spring 2020 semester! You can learn and engage with others from the comfort of your own home using free, easy-to-use software. OLLI members (you need to become a member to sign up for classes) will be given free training online.
Spring OLLI classes offered online are:
Indigenous Cultures in the Berkshires
Creating a Pollinator Paradise
The Songs of Woody's Children: Pete Seeger and Beyond
Art and Artists of the Hudson River School
More Than Just Likes: Navigating the Social Internet
Prophets and Dreamers
Women Spies and Codebreakers
Demystifying Death and Dying
Love and War in Hemingway's Farewell to Arms
The Passion of Euripides
Sustainable Globalization: The Challenge and the Opportunity
Healthcare Today: What you Need to Know
Our Spring 2020 semester runs from April 13 through May 22. Courses are $50 for one, $95 for two or three, and $125 for four or more. Members may also sign up for a Flexpass, which offers access to up to six individual class sessions.
Classes are held weekly, Monday through Friday, during the day. They will be recorded, so if you miss one you may watch it later. The full list of classes and online registration can be found at berkshireolli.org, or you can call 413-236-2190 with any questions or to register over the phone.
OLLI is a membership organization designed by and for volunteers aged 50 and better, and is open to all ages. An annual membership is $60, and introduces you to a vibrant community eager to learn for the love of it, share ideas with fellow students, and forge new friendships with like-minded people. Membership grants access to five semesters of affordable courses, cultural events, day trips, our annual art show, plus reduced admission to our symposiums, speaker series, and discounts at many cultural organizations around the area. And no grades or tests! Gift memberships are also available by calling 413-236-2190.
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