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NECC Announces Fall Seminars for Older Learners

Submitted by on August 27, 2014 – 3:01 pm

CoOLAdults 50 and older who are interested in learning for the fun of learning are invited to attend Northern Essex Community College’s College of Older Learners (CoOL) seminar showcase on Tuesday, September 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. in room 103B in the David Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

CoOL is designed for individuals over 50 who are interested in attending educational seminars for the joy of learning.  At the showcase, attendees will learn more about the seminars, which begin the week of September 29, and meet the seminar leaders. This event is free and open to the public.

Ranging from science to poetry, the seminar topics for the fall include Brain Fitness; Six Poems-Six Weeks; More Parks and Trails; Discover Historic New England; Great Expectations Indeed; Develop Character Strengths for Your Best Life; Wild Herbs of Merrimack Valley; Climate Change: A Hot Topic, Let’s Fund Our Fountain of Youth; The Hispanic Caribbean: Culture, Dictators, Colonies, and Revolutions; Vatican City’s Art and Architecture; and Senior Theater: Applaud Your Inner Thespian.

All of the seminars meet on a designated week-day for six consecutive weeks, unless otherwise noted, at the Haverhill campus, NECC Riverwalk, or off-campus. The cost is $30 for each seminar.

For additional information visit the CoOL website or call 978-556-3110 and leave a voice-mail message. You can also contact Ted Coughlin at