OLLI’s Year in Review

Dear Lifelong Learners, July 1 marked the start of the new academic year for OLLI and the close of my first full year as the program’s director.  We ended 2022-23 in strong shape, with 774 OLLI members, a dedicated staff in place for the full year, and a fantastic complement of volunteer leaders helping to […]

OLLI Launches New Registration Software

OLLI is implementing a new registration software for academic year 2023-2024. Everyone will need to create a new account in the new system to register for classes and programs starting with the Summer 2023 term (July 10 – August 4).    To get set up and get comfortable, please consider purchasing your $10 OLLI membership for […]

OLLI Remembers Bettye Dew

OLLI members lost a friend when Bettye Dew died unexpectedly while on vacation in Australia in January.  A passionate member of OLLI, Bettye was editor for Potpourri 2020, led many Creative Nonfiction courses, and contributed greatly to the OLLI newsletter. Her friends Ellen Boone and Karen Sterbenz have written remembrances of her. When we lost […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Julien Worland

Meet longtime OLLI member and Executive Committee Secretary. Trained as a clinical psychologist specializing in children and families, Julien joined OLLI about 15 years ago. While still practicing psychology, a friend invited him to join the Reading the Wall Street Journal course. Julien saw the wisdom of starting an OLLI membership then, in preparation for the […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Alice Fugate

Ever wonder what you do with a BA in English Lit and an MA in Art History? You build a career in science, technology, and business, of course! Meet Alice Fugate, an at-large member of OLLI’s Executive Committee and the Art + Architecture Curriculum Interest Group. Alice transformed her liberal arts degrees from Knox College […]