Slide 1: Lifetime Learners Institute An Introduction LLI is a non-profit continuing education institute affiliated with Norwalk Community College. : LLI is a non-profit continuing education institute affiliated with Norwalk Community College. Slide 3: We offer educational programs for people over 50 who want to continue to learn. Slide 4: Education comes with social benefits. Slide 5: Our courses are credit free and stress-free.
No exams. Slide 6: We discuss and interact with the Facilitators and fellow students – and go places too. Slide 7: We offer over 40 courses in 8-week terms, in the spring and fall. Slide 8: The subject matter includes
Religion and Philosophy
Science and Math
Theater and Movies
Writing Workshops Slide 9: Art Slide 10: Current Events Slide 11: History Slide 12: Literature Slide 13: Music Slide 14: Religion Slide 15: Science Slide 16: Movies Slide 17: Writing Slide 18: And More… Slide 19: Most courses are scheduled in the afternoon and each class lasts about 2 hours.
On Thursdays and Fridays we also offer morning classes. Slide 20: We give our courses at Norwalk Community College, East Campus… Slide 21: and West Campus… Slide 22: as well as the Darien Senior Center. Slide 23: We call our instructors “Facilitators” and they are also LLI members. Slide 24: But that’s not all!
Open to all members –
Lunch & Learn: refreshments and presentation every Friday the during terms.
5-week winter session of daily events
Day trips Slide 25: Lunch & Learn On Fridays we socialize with coffee and dessert.
The program from 1:00 to 2:00 is both educational and entertaining. Slide 26: Lunch & Learn Music Slide 27: Lunch & Learn Local Topics Slide 28: Lunch & Learn Drama Slide 29: Winter Session During the 5-week winter session, we offer a different topic each day of the week.
Sketches from History
Magical Moments at the Movies
A Journey through the Arts
Plus… Lunch & Learn on Fridays Slide 30: Winter Session History Slide 31: Winter Session Book Discussions Slide 32: Winter Session Current Events Slide 33: Winter Session Movies Slide 34: Winter Session The Arts Slide 35: Winter Session If you are a member, you don’t need to sign up – just show up and enjoy! Slide 36: Day Trips Each year we offer several day trips.
Typical destinations –
Yale Art Gallery and the Thimble Islands
Theodore Roosevelt House at Oyster Bay
Backstage at the Metropolitan Opera Slide 37: Thimble Islands Day Trips Slide 38: Sturbridge Village Day Trips Slide 39: Theodore Roosevelt Day Trips Slide 40: Metropolitan Opera Day Trips Slide 41: We travel together by bus and enjoy a group lunch. Day Trips Slide 42: NCC Norwalk Community College also offers benefits to our members. In addition to their classrooms and auditoriums, we enjoy
NCC programs and events like the movie series and the Academic Festival Slide 43: Fitness Center NCC Slide 44: Library NCC Slide 45: Movies NCC Slide 46: Academic Festival NCC Slide 47: Membership dues are $30 per year and include
Catalogs and newsletters
All sessions of Lunch & Learn
All events during the Winter Session
Use of the NCC Library and Fitness Center
Courses during the 8-week terms are $20 each. Slide 48: The fees enable us to pay our expenses, and to make an annual donation to the NCC Foundation. The coffee at LLI is always free. Slide 49: Lifetime Learners contributions provide scholarships for NCC students. Slide 50: A few more details…. Slide 51: We are a non-profit organization, with policy set by a Board of Directors. Slide 52: Volunteers do all our work!
Curriculum planners Slide 53: Office staff
Special events planners Slide 54: Registration assistants
Newsletter writers Slide 55: Mailing crew
And many more Slide 56: We also provide volunteer help for Norwalk Community College – a good way to say “thank you.” Slide 57: Learn more about our programs…. Slide 58: In our catalogs Slide 59: At our website:
lifetimelearners.org. Slide 60: To contact LLI…. Slide 61: Fill out the coupon and drop it in the mail. Slide 62: Send us an email. firstname.lastname@example.org Slide 63: Call us and leave a message. 203 857-3330 Slide 64: Join in the spirit of LLI –
We all learn from one another.
People who love to learn,
learn from people who love to teach.
In the words of Louis Armstrong,
“What a beautiful world.”