News Release


Center for Active Learners New Session to Begin April 1

Published Date3\24\2014
An April session of classes as part of the Center for Active Learners program at Mount Marty College is set to begin next week. Community members are invited to register for classes whose topics are designed to offer a wide range of interests. The April session marks the third session of classes being offered through the Benedictine Institute of Leadership, Ethics and Social Justice this year. "Enriching the lives of those who wish to indulge in learning for its own sake" is the goal of each class and participants can expect to fully engage in the topic at hand without the pressure of homework, quizzes or tests.

Classes set to begin the week of April 1 include the following: MEET POPE FRANCIS , led by Dr. Terry Lafferty, Tuesdays, 10:30 - 12:30; CAPTURING LIGHT (Photography) with Mario Suriani, Thursdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m.; ISLAM with Dr. Paul Anders, Thursdays, 10:30 - Noon; BIRD WATCHING BASICS with Roger Dietrich, Tuesdays, 9 - 10:30 a.m.; AUTHENTIC AND ENDURING VOICES OF THE HOLOCAUST with Dr. Jan Hausmann, Tuesdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m.; and FROM THE BOX SCORE TO THE BOOKSTORE: SPORTS IN LITERATURE with James Cimburek, Wednesdays, 10:30 - Noon. Each course meets a total of four times, once per week.

The cost of each class is $50 for CAL members or $75 for non-members.

To register, or for more information, please contact Sr. Cynthia Binder at cbinder@mtmc.edu or 668-1463, Andrew Henrickson at ahenrickson@mtmc.edu or 668-1495, or by visiting www.mtmc.edu/benedictineinstitute/activelearners/index.aspx.