Chico ER: Re-entry student comes back to school to help others thrive

Friday, January 27, 2017

Article By Dani Anguiano, Chico Enterprise Record

January 3, 2017. danguiano@chicoer.com


CHICO >> Daniel Caravez was helping his girlfriend with her homework one evening when he started thinking that maybe he should go back to school.

“I remember her coming ba ck home with homework and I thought, ‘If I’m helping her, maybe I should be in school’,” Caravez said.

OLLI Will Put a Spring in Your Spring

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

OLLI at CSU, Chico’s Spring 2016 term is a cultural feast that celebrates wide-ranging interests in history, literature, the natural and social sciences, fine arts, and current events. Whether it involves the discovery of your genealogical heritage or finding your singing voice, there is something for everyone at OLLI this spring.

Modern Dance Company Turns Stigma on Aging into Art

Monday, February 2, 2015

CHICO, CA—Next month, Joe Goode Performance Group, a San Francisco based dance company, will collaborate with members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) during a residency at CSU, Chico, hosted by Chico Performances, the university’s presenting program.  The company will create a contemporary dance based on the stories and experiences of five OLLI members between the ages of 71 and 90, which will culminate in a workshop performance on Wednesday, March 25 at 6:30pm in Har

OLLI at CSU, Chico Awarded Second $1 Million Endowment

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CSU, ChicoThe Bernard Osher Foundation has awarded California State University, Chico a second $1 million endowment for its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). The announcement was made by CSU, Chico President Paul Zingg, Wednesday during OLLI’s annual holiday luncheon.

Continuing Education Marketing Team Wins Silver in National Competition

Friday, November 14, 2014

UPCEA, the leader in professional, continuing, and online education, announced the recipients of the 2014 Marketing Awards and CSU, Chico Regional & Continuing Education received a silver in the Strategic Recruitment Marketing Plan category.

OLLI Open Houses To Showcase 86 Spring Classes For Adults 50+

Thursday, January 9, 2014

OLLI at CSU, ChicoThe Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSU, Chico is excited to announce spring class line up at a pair of Open House & Class Preview events in Chico and Oroville. Hear from OLLI peer leaders about class content for more than 85 courses ranging from arts and literature, history, banking, social issues and current events to science, meditation, foreign languages, birding, walking, and special interest groups.

A Gym Membership for the Mind

Friday, December 13, 2013

OLLI at CSU, Chico Keeps Lifelong Learners Sharp

It’s the time of year for making New Year resolutions. Unfortunately, we all know how those typically turn out.  Within a week, or even 24 hours, we’ve abandoned goals to get fit, master a skill, save money, or volunteer to help others. Old habits are hard to break and creating new ones can take much time and effort.

Lifelong Learning Organization Awarded $50,000 Grant

Friday, November 8, 2013

OLLI Chico LogoCHICO, CA — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSU, Chico has been awarded a $50,000 operating grant by The Bernard Osher Foundation. OLLI at CSU, Chico was invited to apply for the grant after demonstrating significant progress over the past year toward improving fiscal stability, increasing volunteer participation, and expanding campus and community partnerships.

OLLI Announces Summer Lecture Series

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

OLLI LogoThe Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), celebrating 25 years at CSU, Chico is now taking reservations for its first Summer Lecture Series featuring community experts in art, psychology, theology, financial health, and communication. Attendees can sign up for individual lectures or series of topics.

There are five topics scheduled during the months of June and August:

New Classes Coming to Oroville for Senior Adults

Monday, February 4, 2013

Osher LogoOROVILLE – The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSU, Chico, a learning-in-retirement program for senior adults, has opened a new chapter in Oroville and will offer classes there beginning in March.  OLLI at CSU, Chico is partnering with the Oroville Branch Library and the Butte County Office of Education to offer five classes this spring, including Estate Planning 101, Gardening Essentials for Small Yards and Patios, and a series