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NECC Offers Winter Sessions for Older Learners

Submitted by on December 15, 2016 – 5:47 pm

Robert Reich’s book on capitalism will be discussed during a winter CoOL session.

Three new winter sessions including one on Zen, will be offered by Northern Essex Community College’s College of Older Learners (CoOL) Program beginning in January on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliot St.

CoOL is a program for individuals who are over 50 and want to participate in challenging educational opportunities.

“Establishing a Personal Spiritual Practice,” led by Liz Anderson, will be offered on Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. from January 31 through February 28 in Room 103 of the B Building.

“Zen” an active exploration of zen in regard to our everyday lives, led by George Medelinskas will be offered Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m., February 1 through March 1 in Room 107 of the B Building.

“Reading Robert Reich’s ‘Saving Capitalism for the Many and Not the Few’,” will be led by Bonnie Pearlman on Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. February 2 through March 2 in Room 103 of the B Building.

Each session is $30.

Seminar leaders will give a brief presentation of the courses being offered later this spring during a CoOL Seminar Showcase on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, from 2 to 4 in the Tech Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliot St.

For more information and to see what sessions will be offered in the spring visit the CoOL website or contact Christine DeRosa at or call 978-659-1225. Register online  or call 978-556-3700.