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 an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 55 undergraduate majors and 15 graduate and four doctoral programs. Benedictine University is ranked No. 1 among the country's fastest-growing campuses between 2002-2012 in The Chronicle of Higher Education's list of private nonprofit doctoral institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the fourth consecutive year in 2014. Benedictine University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain's Chicago Business as the sixth largest in the Chicago area in 2014.

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