Woodworking. Horticulture. Personal fitness training. Hollywood musicals. Cartooning. What do all of these have in common?
Several universities and colleges in Las Vegas offer more than 1000 non-credit or certificate courses every year from which to choose. If you live to learn, I bet at least one of these schools has a course that will interest you.
Rob Levrant (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) spoke on an expert panel at the 2022 Osher Institutes National Conference, "What You Really Need to Know to Ask for Money in Person." His portion of the presentation focused on the nexus between fundraising and community-building in the context of a membership-based lifelong learning community.
Presentation: Rob Levrant and Ana Paula Loures-Elias
Rob Levrant (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) and Ana Paula Loures-Elias (Educational Psychology) co-presented a lecture session at the 2021 Conference on Academic Research in Education. Their session, "Emerging Professionals in the Field of Learning in Retirement: A Case Study of Participatory Action Research," described and interpreted the…
Robert Levrant and Toniann DeSousa (both Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) presented "Enhancing the Volunteer Experience to Meet Programmatic Outcomes" at the 2019 Southern Regional Conference on Learning in Retirement in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Published: Takashi Yamashita, Erick López, Marta Soligo and Jennifer Keene
Takashi Yamashita, Erick López, Marta Soligo, and Jennifer Keene (all Sociology) and graduate students in the department collaborated with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNLV, and conducted a project on the attitudes toward volunteering among the OLLI participants. The results have been published in the article "Older Lifelong…
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (Continuing Education) was the OLLI part of the OLLI & Friends team that participated in the Susan G. Komen: Race for the Cure in May. The team was awarded two trophies -- one for the top fundraiser in the College Division and one for having the largest team participating in the Las Vegas walk.