Tag: New Adventures in Learning

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…

Online registration comes to Lifelong Learning program

Catherine Hammond Members of New Adventures in Learning will soon be able to register online for classes and to pay fees with a credit card. According to Wayne Wright, the President of the Governing Council, “We now have new software which will allow us to proceed over the next few months to the implementation of…

Lifelong learning program offers fall classes

Catherine Hammond More than 80 classes are available this fall through New Adventures in Learning. All presenters are volunteers who have gathered their knowledge in a variety of ways. Some are retired experts who have been formally trained or have worked for a lifetime in a particular field. Others have a newer passion to explore…

NAIL streamlines payment process

Catherine Hammond Beginning in August, New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program, simplifies its payment process. Now one check will cover both renewal of annual dues for New Adventures and the fall administration fee for Chandler-Gilbert Community College. This is a significant change for the organization. According to Bobbie Reed, registration chair, “In years past,…

NAIL to feature local author

Catherine Hammond This summer, New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program, presents a reading by Phoenix writer Andrea Avery. On July 12 at 10:00 a.m., the author will read from her memoir, Sonata: A Memoir of Pain and the Piano. The book chronicles Ms. Avery’s journey from promising classical pianist diagnosed with severe rheumatoid arthritis…