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Interested in world travel? Classes are forming now for adult learners

Interested in world travel? Classes are forming now for adult learners
July 7, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Lisle, Illinois ~ Want to learn how to make your Center for Lifelong Learning 2domestic and foreign travel easier and safer?

The Center for Lifelong Learning at Benedictine University's Moser College of Adult and Professional Studies – which offers non-credit courses of interest for adults age 55 and over – is offering a class in domestic and foreign travel information.

"Travel Guide to the World" and "At the Crossroads of the East and West: Turkey, Travel and Culture" will be presented by Sezim Sezer, Ph.D., George Chakrabarty and Ms. Burcu Beba from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Thursdays, July 14, 21 and 28.

Sezer, a trained art and architectural historian, has worked as an assistant professor in the Department of Art History at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Istanbul, Turkey.

Chakrabarty, an adjunct professor at Benedictine University and an information technology and telecommunications consultant for various companies, has worked in and traveled to various countries in Asia, South America and Europe.

Beba, a marketing professional with eight years of experience, has recently discovered a passion for nutrition and is currently studying integrative nutrition to continue helping others by focusing on kids' nutrition.

This illustrated presentation introduces the participants to the highlights and important tips for foreign and domestic travel, an exciting overview of the multi-cultural heritage of Turkey as an attractive destination, and Turkey's diverse array of foods and flavors with a heavy emphasis on the benefits of Mediterranean cuisine. The cost is $25.

The Center for Lifelong Learning requires no tests and there are no grades or admission requirements in this non-credit program. The courses are highly interactive discussions of intriguing topics led by Benedictine University and Moser College faculty, visiting experts and center members.

To register online visit our website at http://www.ben.edu/LifeLongLearning/.

For more information, please contact Natalia Poniatowska at (630) 829-1384 or Stephen Nunes at (630) 829-1372. People can also visit the Moser Center at 1832 Centre Point Circle, Suite 102 in Naperville.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.