December 8, 2023

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute


Learn about teaching: OLLI offers three-class primer starting Monday

Have special interests, skills, or knowledge you think others might like to know? You don’t need to have a background in education to share it. Starting Monday, a three-class primer entitled “Introduction to Teaching at OLLI” meets over three weeks to give you the tools on how to effectively communicate what you know. Enrollees can choose to attend in person or online.

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OLLI open house celebrates community connections

The free, open-to-the-public Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) open house Friday in Stevenson Union at Southern Oregon University will not only showcase more than 100 fall course offerings and offer a chance to mingle with instructors, there will be dozens of exhibits of SOU programs and presentations by community nonprofit partners — plus the chance to enter free drawings and win a variety of door prizes.

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OLLI at SOU seeks instructors for adult learning program

Course proposals from prospective instructors for the fall 2022 term at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Southern Oregon University are due by Tuesday, May 31. Community members are invited to join its volunteer faculty teaching courses they develop for the fall term. Those with knowledge and skills to share will find a receptive audience at OLLI.

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OLLI hosts ‘Plan4Care: Values and choices’

Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes, as part of its Vital Issues Forums series, is offering discussions called “Plan4Care: Values and Choices,” which are moderated by nationally recognized gerontological nurse Heather Young. 

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Relocations: Politics far and near

Herbert Rothschild: Apparently, Kissinger insisted on recording practically every word he said. His aides later commented that he needed to keep track of which lie he told to whom.

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Ashland City Council approves camping ordinance in split vote

On a 4-2 vote, the Ashland City Council on Tuesday approved the first of two required readings of an ordinance to control time, place and manner of camping in Ashland. The ordinance will control occupation of public spaces and enforce behavior, rather than status, and does not seek to punish those who are homeless, the acting city attorney told the council.

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Mt. Ashland Ski Area pushes back opening day, despite snowstorm

Andrew Gast, general manager of the Mt. Ashland Ski Area, had hoped that this Saturday would be opening day for skiing this season, but he admitted defeat on Thursday, despite the latest snowstorm. Things are now day to day, while he, a couple hundred employees and untold numbers of skiers wait for more snow.

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