Summer classes open at Benedictine’s Center for Lifelong Learning

April 26, 2013

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 or call (630) 829-1384.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. A 2016 PayScale Inc. report ranked BenU one of the top 10 colleges in Illinois for return on investment and in the top 20 percent nationally. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, or visit

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