Active Learners Classes
Loading Map....

Tuesday, February 4th 2014 - All Day

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

For more information on the courses and instructor biographies please visit or contact Director, Andrew Henrickson at


Recent Headlines

in Local

SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Differences

blue ribbon

While the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education has been delivered to Governor Dennis Daugaard, details of the legislative plan associated with it are still being worked on.

in Local

New Sr James Care Center Dedicated in Yankton

SR James Majestic Bluffs 112515

The newly expanded Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton was officially dedicated and blessed this week.

in Local

Sioux Center Iowa Recovering from Double Outage

power line 71315

Power has now been restored to all parts of Sioux Center after an electrical substation blew up early Saturday morning, leaving half the town of 75-hundred without electricity.

in Local

Iowa Clergy Ask Governor Branstad to Re-think Refugee Policy

Terry Branstad 102915

A group of Iowa clergy has delivered a letter to Governor Terry Branstad, saying they're praying he will "reject fear and cruelty" and welcome Syrian refugees into the state.

in Local

Yankton City Commission Approves Addition to Water Plant Contract

Amy Nelson 122013

The Yankton City Commission approved an additional four hundred twenty thousand dollar contract for design updates on the new water treatment plant.