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The Academy of Senior Professionals

The Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College

Membership Info


ASPEC Summer Sampler Program

Are you looking for intellectual stimulation, physical activities and social interaction this summer? If so, why not try ASPEC's Summer Sampler Program.

ASPEC is a unique community for lifelong learning located in Lewis House, on the Eckerd College campus. Our members (retired or still working) are professionals who share fun, wisdom and experience.

You (and your partner) are invited to become ASPEC guest(s) from June 1 through August 31, or any portion of that time, for just $100!

During this time, attend our many Interest Group sessions including: Medical topics for the Layperson, Computers, Current Events, History, Religions and Faiths, Visual Arts, World Classics Literature, Science, Economics and Prosperity, Chair Yoga, Tai Chi, foreign film, jazz groups and more, all led by ASPEC members. Summer social events include weekly wine and cheese socials, a monthly "Evening Out" at a local restaurant and a July 4th picnic.

For more information or to register for the Summer Sampler Program, please contact us:

email:  academy-info@eckerd.edu

phone: 727-864-8834

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ASPEC is a unique community for lifelong learning which meets primarily at Lewis House on the Eckerd College campus.  We are a member led organization with approximately 300 retired and semi-retired pofessionals from all walks of life.

ASPEC offers both full time and seasonal memberships.  ASPEC has an application process.  An initiation fee is required at the time membership begins and annual dues are billed quarterly.

We invite you to come and explore your intellectual horizons in a friendly congenial environment.

Click here to see our video and learn more about ASPEC:  http://vimeo.com/55391937

Is ASPEC the Place for You?

Are you excited by the idea of enriching your retirement in a welcoming, supportive community while you:

  • engage in peer led learning
  • work with college students
  • volunteer in the community
  • have fun and make friends

Come and try us out and see if ASPEC is the place you want to be. Click here for membership information.

Click here for ASPEC membership information

The Academy

The Academy is a life long learning organization for adults on the Eckerd College campus. Our members, whether working, retired, regular visitors to Florida or seasonal "Snowbirds" seek a lifestyle that provides intellectual exploration and stimulation, meaningful productivity and an active social life.