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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
CEC West Lodge, Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

About OLLI

The Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco has selected over 115 innovative colleges and universities from across the U.S. to be Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes. Each program has the common thread of providing intellectually stimulating, non-credit learning opportunities for adults age 50 and better.

Only 5 Florida colleges/universities are part of the network, including Eckerd College, the University of South Florida-Tampa, the University of Miami, Florida International University, and the University of North Florida.

OLLI at Eckerd College classes, trips, interest groups and programs are an experience in active thought – the hallmark of Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Eckerd College offers:

  • An intellectually stimulating learning environment that will enrich your life
  • Classes, trips, workshops, speakers series, special events, social activities and more - and no tests or grades!
  • Opportunities to volunteer/do pro bono work
  • A friendly place to meet interesting people and develop new friendships

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The Met Opera at Eckerd College

Met Opera Live in HD
Enjoy the entire 2015-16 Metropolitan Opera season simulcast in the Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium. OLLI and ASPEC members will receive ticket discounts.

New Horizons Band

Want to join the band? If you have never played a musical instrument, or did in the past but are out of practice now, here is your opportunity to join a New Horizons Band at Eckerd College.

Osher National Resource Center

Osher Lifelong Learning InstituteThe Osher National Resource Center is located at Northwestern University's School of Professional Studies in Chicago.