Tag: New Adventures in Learning

Registration for Spring Semester Begins for New Adventures in Learning

Catherine Hammond Registration for the spring semester for New Adventures, the lifelong-learning program affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College, begins online on Jan. 15. Classes themselves start on Jan. 27, with April 24 as the final day of the semester. The nearly 100 classes include lectures, discussion groups, computer classes, field trips, and a fifth category…

New Adventures in Learning: Find us on Facebook

Catherine Hammond New Adventures is now on Facebook. The homepage is up and has many photos and comments, along with information about the lifelong-learning program. Some of the photos show classes and state-of-the-art facility, along with links to the website and good contact information. Below is a brief conversation with Roxanne Singer, the governing council member…

NAIL – New Adventures In Learning

Professor Dan Richardson from ASU shares recent research with New Adventures in Learning members.

Catherine Hammond It is not too late to participate in the fall semester for New Adventures in Learning, affiliated with the Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Classes continue until Dec. 13, and many still have openings. Check for availability at www.NewAdventures.info and click on “Classes.” What are some of the multiple benefits of participating in this lifelong-learning group?…

Ed and Carole Rockland will share tales of their cycling trip in Spain. (Photo by Kirk Tuey)

New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College, will offer more than 80 classes and events between Sept. 30 and Dec. 13. Several of these focus in one way or another on travel. Carole and Ed Rockland will present “Travels on the Camino de Santiago in Spain.” The Rocklands will “discuss…

NAIL offers summer classes

Catherine Hammond For 20 years, New Adventures in Learning has been affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College to offer lifelong-learning classes. Member Larry Noser suggests, “New Adventures may well be the best and least expensive way to entertain and educate yourself in a collegial atmosphere in Arizona.” Every year, the completely-volunteer group offers three semesters of…

Summer classes begin at New Adventures

Catherine Hammond New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong learning program, will again offer a wide range of classes for the summer semester. Several of these events are based on research by the presenters. The class ASU Student Research on Aging Issues will share results from original research over the past couple of years that explored…

Summer Movies at New Adventures

Catherine Hammond New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program, offers a free film every week for members for the entire summer semester. Classes begin on June 3 and end on July 31, 2019. This programming provides an opportunity to learn about and to enjoy classic films. Along with viewing favorite motion pictures, old and new…

New Adventures in Learning seeks volunteers

Catherine Hammond Members of New Adventures, an all-volunteer program dedicated to lifelong learning, constantly searches for people to work in many capacities. Currently, the group needs people to help recruit presenters and provide presenter support. The group offers dozens of classes offered each semester and provides both technical and logistical support to the presenters of…

NAILs elects officers

Catherine Hammond New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program, elected officers for 2019 at its Annual Meeting of the Membership on January 18, 2019. Bill Haskell is the new president and will serve a two-year term. Larry Noser, as president-elect, will take over that position in 2021. Lita Swanson, who has been secretary since 2011,…

New Adventures In Learning

Preparing for 20th anniversary Catherine Hammond On January 11, 2019, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., New Adventures, a lifelong learning program, will celebrate its 20th anniversary. “In 1998, a small group of Sun Lakes residents began working with Chandler-Gilbert Community College to establish a learning-in-retirement program for mature adults who shared a curiosity and desire…