UA Center offers life-time chance to learn


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at The University of Alabama (OLLI at UA) provides mature adults with opportunities for intellectual stimulation, cultural development and social interaction.

Participants can learn for the joy of learning without examinations and grades. OLLI at UA’s educational programs is centered on courses developed by and often taught by its members, who volunteer their time and talents to share their knowledge and interests with other members. 

OLLI at UA is now available in Gadsden at the UA-Gadsden Center. OLLI at UA-Gadsden Center have partnered up to offer 13 classes that meet once a week for a duration of four to eight weeks.

Six weekly bonus events, six field trips and four special events are also available for the Spring 2014 term of OLLI at UA at Gadsden. 

OLLI at UA at Gadsden offers three semesters of classes – Spring, Summer, and Fall. Courses are taught by volunteers with expertise in certain fields of study; therefore, the curriculum changes each semester! OLLI at UA at Gadsden is constantly looking for new teachers and new subjects to offer and always welcome a new volunteer with open arms. 

Members of OLLI at UA-Gadsden pay an annual $50 membership fee that covers an entire year worth of classes. Once members have paid the fee, they are welcome to sign up for as many courses as they want.

Members can also participate in the weekly bonus events, social gatherings and field trips once they pay their fee. Some field trips may require an additional fee to cover accommodations. 

OLLI at UA at Gadsden is rapidly expanding and would love to invite everyone to become a member today!

The larger the organization becomes, the more classes OLLI at UA at Gadsden will be able to offer its members. Sign up today or give the gift of learning as a present with our “Gift of Membership” option.

Call us today and discover what lifelong learning can do for you! 

For more information, contact Kathy Chastine
at 205-348-6482 or visit 

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