The Senior Professionals Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors series returns for the fall with classes on subjects ranging from agriculture in China, to forensic science, to a secret history of writing.
The Senior Professionals Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors series return for the spring with virtual classes on subjects ranging from the art and architecture of ancient Italy, to women’s suffrage, to the Founding Fathers and Islam.
Academy of Seniors and Mornings with Professors are adult-enrichment programs sponsored by Illinois State University’s Senior Professionals organization.
Senior Professionals and the American Democracy Project at Illinois State University are once again co-sponsoring civic engagement service learning grants and are looking to award funds to be used for local, student-led civic engagement projects.
The Fall 2019 Senior Professionals classes are here with a new range of topics covering populism and political polarization, philosophy, American literature, and more.
From climate change, to the mysteries of cybervictimizations, and how social media impacts our lives, Illinois State University’s Senior Professionals program will explore a wealth of topics.
Laura Kowalczyk, the Senior Professionals coordinator, will present the talk “Enhancing the College Experience Outside the Traditional Classroom” for University Club on March 1.
Up to $1,000 will be awarded in February and must be used during the 2019 spring semester for local, student-led civic engagement projects.
Topics to be explored will include the Illinois budget and long-term debt reduction, the opioid epidemic, the 1968 and 1969 American crisis, and exploration of Illinois’ archaeology.
Illinois State University’s Academy of Seniors will celebrate the history and future of Bloomington-Normal, explore what immigration means to the American dream, and delve into Alexander Hamilton—the man and the musical.