终身学习学院

At the 终身学习学院 at Immaculata大学 (LLI at IU), individuals over 50 in the southeast Pennsylvania region can continue to cultivate their knowledge, 结识志同道合的人, 保持精神和身体上的活跃.

The LLI volunteer advisory board is offering courses to individuals interested in participating. 如需信息,请发送电子邮件 lifelonglearning00@gmail.com.

2022年秋季课程

所有的演讲都在校友堂举行. 见下面的时间表,日期和时间. 讲座是免费的.

9月14日

  • N.C. 惠斯——美国艺术家, @12pm
    • 约翰Meicht
    • The focus of the presentation will center around Wyeth’s life and family in Chadds Ford, Pa. 和缅因州克莱德港. N.C的艺术在范围和风格上都是大胆和富有想象力的. Come hear and see the story of this truly classic American illustrator and artist who created over 3,000幅画和112本插图书籍.

9月21日

  • Pennsylvania Geographically: A Short 历史 of Its Physical Landscapes @12pm
    • 保罗凯利
    • 在宾夕法尼亚州, 你会发现像沿海平原一样多样的地貌, 皮埃蒙特, 山的山脊, 一片广阔的高原, 但是它们是怎么形成的呢? Unraveling the story of the land called Pennsylvania begins a billion years ago and takes us up past the Ice Age to the present with a few figurative (and literal, 地质)情节一路曲折. Stay till the end, because there’s a final plot twist that still has geologists hunting for clues.

9月28日

  • 最后的沙皇和沙皇@12点
    • 杰拉尔德McNeff
    • This lecture will focus on the last czar and czarina of Russia. evo真人官方首页将见到他们四个美丽的女儿, 他们嗜血的儿子, 疯和尚拉斯普京, 和许多其他人. 尼古拉斯和亚历山德拉的故事是个人的悲剧, but more importantly it spawned the Russian Revolution with ramifications affecting us to this day. Join us as we examine their noble origin and their catastrophic end.

10月5日

  • 文科之战,上午11:30
    • 约瑟夫·希利
    • 知识的分类. 它们有何不同,为什么对evo真人官方首页如此重要
  • 星际太空旅行:时间到了,12:45分
    • 菲尔Rossomando
    • This lecture provides a high overview of the wonders awaiting us, and what Sci-Fi technologies have to offer and are being developed to make this dream happen. 它还努力鼓励观察者, to become part of the great adventure before us if we but allow ourselves to believe

10月12日

  • “American Exceptionalism”: Origin, Meaning and Analysis @ 12pm
    • 杰夫·海姆
    • Over recent decades American politicians have revived an old idea: “American Exceptionalism”. The idea suggests that America is a uniquely blessed nation with a destiny to fulfill. We are to be the model and force behind changing the world to reflect our democratic, 资本主义的例子.
      This presentation examines where this idea of Exceptionalism seems to have begun, what did it mean then and what does it purport to mean today.

10月19日

  • What we have forgotten about our 40th president, Ronald Reagan @11:30 am
    • 史蒂文Dittman
    • 以下是1981年至1989年他担任总统期间的几个亮点.
  • 欢迎来到切斯特县图书馆 & 地区中心@下午12:45
    • 克雷格•米勒
    • will highlight the library’s services and resources with a focus on the library’s digital offerings that you can access from home. 他会介绍Libby和Flipster, 这样你就可以享受电子书了, eAudiobooks和eMagazines, and discuss the various databases to which the library provides access. 去切斯特县图书馆看看都发生了什么. 可能性是无穷无尽的——24/7的在线服务, 适合所有年龄段的节目, 本书讨论组, 技术和更多. You’ll be amazed at what’s available at Chester County 图书馆.

10月26日

  • Demystifying the FDA, Prescription Drug Pricing, and More @ 11:30 am
    • Harriette纳德勒
    • 处方药常见问题:
    • FDA的授权任务是什么
    • 为什么美国的处方药价格更高.比其他国家多?
    • Why is importation of lower-priced prescription drugs from foreign countries, e.g.、加拿大、非法?
    • Are generic drugs as trustworthy as the original brand-name products?
    • Have Americans lost their trust in the FDA decision-making process?
  • 让医疗保险有意义@12:45
    • 艾伦好
    • 如果你对医疗保险感到困惑,你并不孤单! Whether you are new to Medicare or have been on Medicare for a while and have questions about your options and coverage, 准备好来听这个讲座,让大家的问题得到解答! 你将学习:
      •何时注册医疗保险 & 这要花多少钱
      •医疗补助之间的差异 & 医疗保险优势计划
      •您的医疗保险补充计划选项
      •D部分药物计划的重要信息
      •什么是“甜甜圈洞”
      •需要了解的重要日期
      • What changes you can make during Annual Election Period (Open Enrollment)
      •还有更多…….

11月2

  • 现在我该怎么处理我新发现的家谱呢? 把家谱变成一个家庭故事”@12点
    • 罗伯塔马
    • Roberta will share her family story as she turned it into a presentation to share with her relatives, 使用在线研究, 照片和家族传说.

11月9日

  • American Songbook Masters: The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook Albums @ 12pm
    • 比尔Palmerio
    • By the mid 1950s Ella Fitzgerald was an established jazz and pop vocalist enjoying enormous commercial success. Ella’s long time manager and influential jazz impresario Norman Granz had a plan, 然而, to elevate her recorded output to a new higher artistic level. 在他新成立的神韵唱片公司的赞助下, Granz produced a series of albums featuring the unique vocal stylings of Ella Fitzgerald performing definitive renditions of classic standards by the greatest of American Songbook songwriters. The eight albums that make up the Ella Fitzgerald Songbooks have achieved legendary status among pop music historians. In this presentation we’ll explore the details behind the individual recordings, 听一听这位伟大的女士的精选曲. Hopefully you’ll come away understanding why Ella’s Songbooks are considered an essential addition to any serious collection of jazz vocal albums.

11月16日

  • 爱尔兰内战(1922-1923年.  @12pm
    • 保罗·沃尔什
    • The Irish Civil War was the final chapter in a series of traumatic events that transformed the island from a colonial possession of Great Britain to its current status as the home to both the six county State of Northern and the twenty-six county Republic. The brief conflict left a lasting legacy of bitterness and remains a controversial topic within Irish society; did the Civil War represent the betrayal of nationalist ideals or the founding of a stable democracy? What is beyond debate is that the Civil War that occurred 100 years ago contributed to Ireland as it is today.

11月30

  • 上午11:30茶和奶酪搭配
    • 凯伦·唐纳利
    • Who needs wine when the complex flavors and aromas of tea pair beautifully with cheese to enhance or compliment the flavors? Karen will guide you through how tea and food pairing works and will help you set up your own tea and cheese pairing party for the holidays.
  • 如何在30天内卖房子
    • 玛德琳•多布斯
    • 10 Tips to getting ready for market before you are ready to sell your house

 

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