Students attend LifeLong Learning Society classes at Temple Fort Washington.

Lifelong Learning Society

If you enjoy active, stimulating classes with great teachers, topics, and students, the Lifelong Learning Society series of classes is for you!

Classes are designed for learners 50 and up, but adult learners of all ages are welcome. After paying a the fall semester fee ($105), you may enroll in as many of the Lifelong Learning Society courses as you like.

The Fall 2016 Lifelong Learning Society will begin on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

The Lifelong Learning Society Open House for prospective members will taking place on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 11 a.m. This is a great opportunity to get to know us!

Please contact us by phone at 267-468-8500 or e-mail at bdorothy@temple.edu for more information or to receive a brochure by mail.

Fall 2016 Classes

Apply Now for the Fall 2016 Lifelong Learning Society Membership

(All programs listed are 6-week courses - once a week on Wednesdays, unless otherwise noted)

The following courses are offered as part the Fall 2016 Lifelong Learning Society. Please note, there are no classes on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

9:30 AM to 10:50 AM

An Evil Book that Still Influences History: Mein Kampf (presented by Michael Heinsdorf)

A Forum on National and International Events (presented by Dan Shoulberg)

11:10 AM to 12:30 PM

Italia - Una Bella Storia (presented by instructors of the Italian-American Language and Culture Club)

Spanish Speaking Artists of the 20th Century (presented by Alicia Romeu)

2:50 PM to 4:10 PM

They Shook Up the World (presented by James H. Robertson)

Drawing: Explore Your Inner Artist (presented by Jackie Drewes)

Investing in the New Age (presented by Joel Fineman)

9:30 AM to 10:50 AM (Meets Fridays at Temple University Ambler)

The Computer Club (presented by Mohamend and Maria Morsi)

 

1:20 PM to 2:40 PM (Wednesdays)

The B. Batsheva Friedman Lecture Series: Lectures That Matter

Lectures include:

  • October 5: The Jewish View of Afterlife, by Barbara Rosenthal

  • October 19: Honorable Treachery: America's Spy Agencies, by Ira Cooperman

  • October 26: LBJ and Nixon - Manic Depressive? Paranoid Personality Disorder?, by Allan B. Schwartz

  • November 2: The Impact of Technoloyg on our Lives: Part II, by W. R. "Sam" Sneed

  • November 9: The President Shall be Commander in Chief...The Role of the President in War Making, by John Shepard

  • November 16: Who Was Cy Coleman? A Permanent Gem in Broadway's Musical Crown, by Arnie and Lorri Finkel