Lisle, Illinois ~ The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) is inviting adults (age 55 and older) the opportunity to attend a summer walk-in registration session from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8 at Benedictine University’s Moser Center, 1832 Centre Point Circle, Suite 102, in Naperville.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a friend and will have the chance to meet and mingle with other interested students. Representatives will be on hand to provide overviews of courses and answer questions. Light refreshments will be served.
The CLL offers a wide variety of enriching arts and humanities classes specifically tailored to the older adult. There are no grades, tests or admission requirements. Learning options include lectures, seminars, expert-led discussions, peer-led discussions and educational trips.
Classes are available in history, art, art appreciation, architecture, culture, health and wellness, literature, religion, technology, sociology, travel and science, and vary from single to multiple sessions over a period of two to six weeks. Sessions are held one day per week for one or two hours, depending on the course or activity.
Classes will start in late May and end in August. Most classes are $40. For more information and a complete listing of courses, visit www.ben.edu/CLL or call (630) 829-1384.
Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.