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Academy of Seniors, Mornings with Professors begins September 18

Senior Professionals

Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors classes will begin September 18 and run through November 17. Classes will be held in the University’s Alumni Center, 1101 N. Main St. in Normal.

The adult-enrichment programs are sponsored by Illinois State University’s Senior Professionals organization. Topics to be explored will include the First Amendment, local art and artists, Illinois’ first farmers, sources and concerns with drinking water, film noir’s visual style, and the Supreme Court and its powers.

For a full listing of the class descriptions, cost, and registration details, visit or call (309) 438-2160.

Academy of Seniors
The First Amendment
Mondays/Thursdays- September 18, 21, 25, 28 (1:30-3:30 p.m.)

Showcasing Local Art and Artists
Tuesday/Thursday/Monday/Tuesday- October 3, 5, 9, 10 (1:30-3:30 p.m.)

Children’s Literature for Adults
Fridays- October 27, November 3, 10, 17 (9:30-11:30 a.m.)

Illinois’ First Farmers: The 1,000th Anniversary
Tuesdays/Thursdays- January 9, 11, 16, 18 (1:30-3:30 p.m.)

Mornings with the Professors

September 22 – Drinking Water: Sources and Concerns

September 29 – Why Danes are Happier than Americans?

October 6 – The Power of Nine: Understanding the Supreme Court

October 13 – Film Noirs: Visual Style and Fortune

October 20 – Overcoming Past Victimization for Successful Re-entry into Society

Fridays- September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20 (9:30-11:30 a.m.)

Class fees for Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors:
Senior Professional member rate                                  $35
Non-member rate                                                             $45
Individual session/walk-in (payable at the door)      $15

Price includes four two-hour sessions (One Academy of Seniors class) or all five two-hour Mornings with the Professors classes.

 *Note- Walk-in option not available for Illinois’ First Farmers.  

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