December 19, 2008

Program offers opportunities to older learners

by Ashley McRaven

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Older learners can expand their horizons and enhance their personal development through the Southern Illinois Learning in Retirement Program, an offering of the Division of Continuing Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Program membership enables members to enroll in Southern Illinois Learning in Retirement courses, attend monthly meetings open to the public, and participate in a variety of other special events and social activities. In addition, members are eligible to enjoy Morris Library privileges and get free campus parking during their classes.

The annual membership cost is just $25 per person. Participants receive monthly newsletters detailing upcoming events.

To join the SIUC Southern Illinois Learning in Retirement program or for more information, call 618/536-7751 or write to: Learning in Retirement, Division of Continuing Education, Mail Code 6705, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill., 62901.