“You’re Never Too Old To Be CoOL!”
Are you over 50 and looking to participate in challenging educational opportunities? Are you interested in attending stimulating seminars simply for the love and joy of learning? Then NECC’s new College of Older Learners (CoOL) is for you! Come and explore subjects of interest as part of a community. Both members and seminar leaders will challenge their intellects and take responsibility for the subject.
“MEMBERSHIP DRIVEN, PEER LED”
Join us for our end-of-term CELEBRATION
WHEN: Wednesday May 8, 2013 2-4PM
WHERE: Tech Center TC103B
Lite Refreshments, Bring a friend! Bring two!!
We will meet to mix and share CoOL experiences.
COOL as a state of being (definition)
A transcendent, internal peace and serenity
An absence of conflict
A state of harmony and balance
Composure, especially in times of stress
10 Reasons why YOU should join CoOL
- Our life experiences will be confirmed and valued
- TO create a new model of aging for ourselves
- TO be part of a community of active and engaged learners
- TO learn for the simple JOY of LEARNING
- TO expand our minds
- TO discover our hidden potential
- TO exercise our brains and increase our vitality
- TO explore issues surrounding aging
- TO engage in active peer learning and teaching
- and because…
IT’S COOL TO BE CoOL
Spring 2013 Seminars
check these pages for building and room numbers and additional details in the near future
1.) MAKING MANDALAS AND KALEIDESCOPIC DESIGNS – George Medalinskas and Ben Coughlin
386 COOL1035-HA Canceled
2.) SIX MORE COUNTRIES IN SIX WEEKS — Nancy Clark
387 COOL1036-HA Canceled
3.) GARDENING WITH PERENNIALS – Ruth Young
388 COOL1037-HA Thursdays, 2-4 PM, 3/28–5/2 ROOM C-120
4.) EXPLORING POETIC FORM — Carolyn Rabson
389 COOL1030-HA Tuesdays, 2-4 PM, 3/26–4/30 POSTPONED UNTIL FALL
5.) THE LIVES OF THE IMPRESSIONISTS — Ginette Lemay
390 COOL1038-HA Tuesdays, 2-4 PM, 3/26–4/30 ROOM C-113
6.) INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS MEDITATION – Ralph Galen
391 COOL1039-HA Mondays, 2-4 PM, 3/25–5/6 (no class 4/15) ROOM C-104
7.) FROM THE SMALL SCREEN TO THE SILVER SCREEN – Leonard Douglas
392 COOL1040-HA Tuesdays, 2-4 PM, 3/26–4/30 ROOM A-124
8.) AGING AS A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY – George Medalinskas
393 COOL1041-HA Mondays, 2-4 PM, 3/25–5/6 (no class 4/15) ROOM C-120
9.) WHAT’S MINE IS MINE OR YOU EARNED IT; YOU KEEP IT – John Mack
405 COOL1042-HA Canceled
10.) JOURNAL WRITING FOR BEGINNERS – Margaret Leavitt
406 COOL1043-HA Canceled
11.) WHY IS THE SKY BLUE? – Peter Jepson
407 COOL1044-HA Wednesdays, 2-4 PM, 3/27–5/1 ROOM C-106
12.) EXOTIC DESTINATIONS – Greta Barresi
408 COOL1045-HA Wednesdays, 2-4 PM, 3/27–5/1 ROOM C-104
Fall 2012 Seminars
~ previous seminars held this school year ~
1.) REVISITING THE 60′s – Valerie Spicer
2.) THE POWER OF ART (Caravaggio, Bernini, Rembrandt, Van Gogh and more) – Jeanne Fonda
3.) EFFECTIVE RETIRING — George Medelinskas
4.) RELATIVITY AND COMMON SENSE – Gus Rabson
5.) EDIBLE WILD MUSHROOMS – Liz Anderson
6.) FUN FILMS ‘Tis The Season (The Political Season) – Leonard Douglas
7.) SIX COUNTRIES – SIX WEEKS — Nancy Clark
8.) MEMOIR WRITING – Priscilla Dullea
9.) GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY OF THE LOWER MERRIMACK VALLEY — Peter Spellman and Joe McManus
The seminars will run for 6 consecutive weeks (Except as noted due to holidays). Sessions meet one day each week in the (A) Bentley Library, (B) General Services Center, (C) Spurk Building.
The cost will be $25 per seminar. A separate fee for membership is no longer charged.
Registration fees do not include course materials.
To sign up in person, go to the One Stop in the Behrakis Center Building (first floor).
To sign up on the phone, call 978-556-3700 …tell them you are signing up for CoOL non-credit courses and give them the crn and title…you will need a charge card on the phone.
To sign up by mail, follow the directions in the Fall 2012 Course Catalog or CoOL brochure to fill out and mail a completed registration form.
Do you have questions, ideas for seminar topics, or want more information? Contact us at our email address email@example.com
or phone 978-556-3110 to leave a voice-mail message.