C’ville – a wonderful PLACE for lifelong learning!

Just as I have been saying for years. Charlottesville is a wonderful PLACE for lifelong learning!  So many choices …

Central Virginians have been studying and learning since 1819 and there’s no reason you can’t keep up that tradition no matter your age.Organizations from the University of Virginia to Piedmont Virginia Community College and the local school districts provide specific learning opportunities for people 50 and over as well as courses and classes designed for nontraditional students.

via Lifelong Learning – The Daily Progress: Welcome.

OLLI Special Presentation on Bird Photography – free and open to the public

orange-black-s-2Bird Photography by Marshall Faintich, Meadows Presbyterian Church, Friday, March 22, 1:30-3 p.m.

Learn how to photograph the birds around you to enjoy them throughout the year. From photographing a common species of bird at your feeder Continue reading

Lifelong Learners – Join us for #knowthyself from UVa Professor Mitch Green

orange-black-s-2The discussion thread will be named “OLLI” –  ALL lifelong learners are welcome to join in the conversation.

I hope that you will join us for Know Thyself, Continue reading

OLLI Spring 2013 Session A Starts Tomorrow! | OLLI Online


Grab your notebooks and pencils – OLLI at UVa Spring 2013 Session A starts tomorrow, February 4.  Enjoy!

OLLI Spring 2013 Session A Starts Tomorrow! | OLLI Online.

Are we the first OLLI to jump on the MOOC bandwagon?

OLLI at UVa hopes that you will join us for this free online course offered by the University of Virginia.

Sign up HERE!

“The Delphic Oracle is said to have had two premier injunctions: NOTHING IN EXCESS, and KNOW THYSELF. This course will be an examination of the latter injunction. Our central …

via OLLI Online | OLLI at the University of Virginia.

Our thanks to UVa Philosophy Professor Mitch Green for reaching out to OLLI!

OLLI Fall 2012 Catalog

Come and learn while you meet new friends!
Olli-Uva logoThe OLLI Fall 2012 Catalog is posted online.  Make plans now for a fun and informative OLLI Fall 2012 semester.

Also, entirely online nutrition & health course for those who enjoy learning at home.  Learn more about OLLI at UVa: olliuva.org.

UVaCollab and SHANTI make outstanding hybrid classes a reality!

As the OLLI at UVa webmaster, I have been very impressed with the total and unending support from the faculty and staff engaged in online innovation at the University of Virginia! Continue reading

OLLI at UVa gives seniors the opportunity to find like-minded friends

Olli-Uva logoCharlottesville is a PLACE where seniors who have recently relocated to our area have an organization ready to help them find new like-minded friends for lifelong learning and an active social life.

Some seniors have relocated to the Charlottesville area not just for the foliage or proximity to vineyards and other sights, but also for the opportunity to participate in a growing community of older adult learners.

Since its founding in 2001, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Virginia has encouraged thousands of seniors to reconnect with their love of poetry, learn more about the criminal justice system and even take up a new hobby.

Continue reading … www2.dailyprogress.com/news/2012/may/20/uva-program-older-adults-grows-popularity-ar-1929336/

For more information visit the OLLI at UVa website: www.olliuva.org

OLLI-UVa Spring 2012 Session B starts today

Olli-Uva logoSpring 2012 Session B starts on March 26!

Some courses are still open for registration.  See Session B for more information.