News Release


MMC Announces Center for Active Learners Fall Schedule

Published Date9\11\2012
Mount Marty College is announcing the fall schedule for the College's Center for Active Learners. The newly established Center for Active Learners serves to provide short courses for adults who wish to learn more about a variety of topics that are consistent with the liberal arts traditions of Mount Marty College. The center's purpose is to provide educational outreach through short courses and seminars. The non-credit courses are designed for anyone who loves learning and enjoys the exchange of ideas without the pressures of homework or exams. Courses will consist of lectures and class discussions aimed at enriching the lives of individuals in the Yankton area.

The fall courses that are being offered are: "GENOME for the Common Person", Dr. Vicki Geiser; "Reading and Writing the Memoir", Dr. Jamie Sullivan; "Geography of War", Dr. Terry Nelson; "Youth Culture, Belief, and Behavior", Dr. Paul Anders, "Paper Crafts: Card Making", Karla Anders, and "Scripture Study: Word Keys to the Bible", Sr. Marielle Frigge. Courses will meet on the Mount Marty College Campus.

The cost for the courses is $50 per course for Center members or $75 for non-members. Membership can be attained for $25 per year.

A reception for the fall courses will be held Sunday, Sept 23rd at 2:30 in the Cyber Cafe located in the lower level of the Roncalli Center. Come meet the instructors and get more information on the courses. Course instructors will be available at the event and those attending the information session will be given first opportunity to register.

For more information on the courses and instructor biographies please visit www.mtmc.edu/benedictineinstitute.