Lifelong Learning Courses

Press Release

Posted: August 28, 2013


“Curiosity Never Retires” is the motto for the Center for LifeLong Learning where classes are offered for adults 50 plus.

Seniors can learn about fall courses in a Free Fall Preview event from 1-3 p.m., Thursday, September 5 at LCCC’s Spitzer Conference Center. It’s free and open to the public, but reservations are necessary.  Call (400) 366-4148 to reserve your seat.

The Fall Preview includes refreshments, the opportunity to meet some of the CLLL instructors, information about travel programs, a presentation on “50 Years of Excellence at LCCC,” and entertainment by a Mary Todd Lincoln impersonator.

“The Center for LifeLong Learning provides the opportunity to continue learning in an informal, flexible and non-competitive college environment,” said Jennifer Krupa, coordinator of Lorain County Community College’s Center for LifeLong Learning (CLLL). “The preview event gives seniors a taste of what our program is all about.”

The CLLL is a peer-led group serving older adult learners by broadening intellectual interests, physical activity and social interaction.

“Our program creates a climate that rekindles interest and stimulates the thrill of lifelong learning,” Krupa said.

These non-credit courses do not have tests or grades, although some classes do have homework. Keeping the cost for each course affordable is always a high priority at the CLLL, she noted.

“It’s important that our programs are as accessible to as many older adults as possible,” Krupa said.

Attending classes is a great way to get together with friends or make new friends. “Some of our students attend classes with a friend, but many attend alone and later make new friends,” she said.

The CLLL offers a variety of classes from career enrichment, computer, financial, physical fitness, fine arts, art and crafts, and much more.

“Many of our computer students start at the beginning with the Basic computer course, which includes learning how to turn on the computer, and then advance to developing power point presentations,” Krupa said.

One of the most popular aspects of CLLL programs is its many local and longer distance trips its programs each term.

“The Center for LifeLong Learning continues to seek educational experiences and looks forward to developing new ideas into classes,” Krupa said. “If there is a subject you would like to study or teach give us a call.”

To contact the Center for LifeLong Learning, call 1-800-995-5222 (extension 4148 or direct at (440) 366-4148.

You may also view current CLLL offerings online at Click on Community Services in the top blue menu bar. From there, the Center for LifeLong Learning is under Educational Opportunities on the Community Services page.


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