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Active Learners Classes
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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.

 

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