Tag: osher lifelong learning institute

20th century presidency class among OLLI offerings

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum (WWPL) is pleased to partner with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Virginia (OLLI at UVA) to present “Late 20th Century Presidents and Their Families: Personal Observations and Reflections,” a three-meeting class taught by WWPL President and CEO Don W. Wilson beginning in October at […]


Wilson Library, OLLI, team up for class on WWI

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum is pleased to partner with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Virginia to present America, Woodrow Wilson, and World War I,”a five-meeting class beginning in February at the Presidential Library. The class will be taught by World War I scholar William Walker, who will argue […]


Back to school: Adults hitting the books in search of new opportunity

For Sabrina Almarode, who was, admittedly, “scared” after learning that she was being laid off from Invista in 2009, the chance to go back to school under a federal education program was a lifeline. And the Fishersville woman is taking full advantage, working toward a degree in business at Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers […]


Adult learning in the Valley, Central Virginia

Lifelong learning at Mr. Jefferson’s University An innovative program of university-level short courses developed at the University of Virginia will be offering classes in Staunton starting in September. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers classes in topics ranging from the modern presidency to the relationship between science and faith, the history of opera, memoir writing, […]


OLLI offers Staunton classes

Starting in September, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Virginia (OLLI at UVa) brings its distinguished program of university-level, short courses to Staunton. Community leaders from the Valley are excited to welcome this impressive resource that offers intellectual stimulation to active adults, including the increasing number of retirees settling in this area. […]