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.
Senior Professionals and the American Democracy Project at Illinois State University are co-sponsoring a civic engagement service learning grant.
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.
Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors programs will begin classes in mid-March and continue through mid-May.
From culture wars in America and Shakespeare plays, to conflicts in the Middle East, and Renaissance art highlight the spring Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors programs.
Senior Professionals will begin their Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors programs that include topics on World War I, American music, the nature of evil, and Mark Twain.
Illinois State alumnus Gene Jontry pays attention to details. His meticulous form at the free throw line sealed a 94 percent free throw average, a Redbird record that still stands.