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College of Older Learners to Showcase Fall Seminars

Submitted by on August 31, 2015 – 6:24 pm
Edith Wharton's "House of Mirth" is one of the many topics that will be explored during CoOL courses this fall.

Edith Wharton’s “House of Mirth” is one of the many topics that will be explored during CoOL courses this fall.

What do clutter, brain exercises, famous women, and “The House of Mirth” have in common? All are topics explored in courses offered through Northern Essex Community College’s College of Older Learners (CoOL) Program which will showcase its latest course offerings on Tuesday, September 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center, Room 103B, on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

Learn about the program’s array of topics and find out how to get involved. This is event is free and free and open to the public.

CoOL is an NECC-based seminar series for adult learners aged 50 and older who share a joy of learning and a desire to challenge their intellects. There are a wide variety of topics taught by experts in the given fields.

New this year are a number of seminars in culture, crafts, and health science, tai chi newsroomincluding “Romania: Beyond the Dracula Legend,” “Vatican City’s Art and Architecture,” “Beginning Tai-Chi,” and “Holistic Health and Herbs.” Please see the College of Older Learners website for a full list of courses and descriptions.

Classes cost $30 each and meet on a designated day for six consecutive weeks, unless otherwise noted, on the Haverhill Campus, at NECC Riverwalk, or off campus. For more information, please contact or call at 978-556-3110 and leave a voice message or contact Ted Coughlin at

Participants must obtain a parking permit be contacting Christine DeRosa at Christine DeRosa at or at 978-659-1225.