Events

Active Learners Classes
Loading Map....

Date/Time
Tuesday, February 4th 2014 - All Day

Location
Mount Marty College

A new schedule of Benedictine Institute’s Center for Active Learners classes begin February 4th. The 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 non-credit courses are designed for anyone who loves learning and enjoys the exchange of ideas without the pressures of homework or exams. The courses are held once a week during the month of February.

Courses in the upcoming session include: “SKETCHING: Experiments in Seeing”, Sr. Carole Baumert, Thursdays 2:30-4 pm; “Children’s Blizzard of 1888 and Orphan Trains”, Sr. Jacquelyn Ernster, Thursdays 10:30-Noon; “Haydn’s Creation”, Dr. Kenneth Tice, Tuesdays 10-11:30 a.m.; “John, the ‘DIFFERENT GOSPEL’”, Sr. Marielle Frigge, Tuesdays 1-2:30 p.m.; “Technology and Social Change”, Dr. Terry Nelson, Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m.; and “Cosmology: From the Big Bang to the Present and Beyond… ,” Dr. Ryan Maderak, Thursdays 1-2:30 p.m. All courses will meet on the Mount Marty College Campus in Yankton.

The cost for the courses is $50 per course for Center members or $75 for non-members. Some courses require an additional supply fee. Membership can be attained for $25 per year. To register, please call 668-1495, 668-1463, or you can register on-line www.mtmc.edu/benedictineinstitute/activelearners/registration.aspx.

For more information on the courses and instructor biographies please visit www.mtmc.edu/benedictineinstitute or contact Director, Andrew Henrickson at ahenrickson@mtmc.edu.

 

Recent Headlines

in Local

Iowa Senate Debate Questioned Loyalties

Iowa state capital 2

U.S. Senate candidates Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley debated this weekend, accusing each other of special interest loyalties.

in Local

Iowa Health Summit to Gather Rural Health Professionals

healthcare 2

The Heartland Rural Physician Alliance will be holding its annual summit to discuss the future of primary care.

in Local

Climate Change Debate Over

ClimateChange

A report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has confirmed the human impact on climate change.

in Local

Protecting Water and Land From Keystone XL

Bold Nebraska concert scene

A concert featuring Neil Young and Willie Nelson, protesting the Keystone XL pipeline, was held Saturday at a farm north of Neligh Nebraska.

in Local

Thousands Gather to Protest Keystone XL

Trans Canada sign 040814

Thousands gathered Saturday at the Tanderup farm north of Neligh Nebraska to protest the Keystone XL pipeline.