OLLI

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

Kate McCarthy Headlines OLLI Fall Program in October

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

When Charlie McCarthy enrolled in his first OLLI class in 2008, he never envisioned sharing the stage with his daughter. But that’s exactly what he’ll do on Wednesday, October 10, when he introduces Dr. Kate McCarthy, tenured professor of Comparative Religion and Humanities at CSU, Chico and keynote speaker for OLLI’s Fall Program.

OLLI Coming to Oroville

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSU, Chico is expanding its program to Oroville in the spring. Lynndee Caput, a community volunteer, has been instrumental in recruiting members of the community to establish an OLLI presence in Oroville. A second planning session is open to the public and set for 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Oroville Branch Library Conference Room. All interested in participating are encouraged to attend.

Ann Nikolai Named New OLLI Director

Thursday, July 26, 2012

OLLI at CSU, ChicoFor Release: July 23, 2102

CHICO - The fall semester brings new leadership to the campus’s center for lifelong learners as Ann Nikolai is named the new Program Director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSU, Chico.  Ann replaces Linda MacMichael who is retiring after eight years of service with the organization.

OLLI Memoir Class: Remembering Pets, Wars, Neighbors

Saturday, January 22, 2011

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By MARY NUGENT - Staff Photo
This story is reprinted in full from the Chico Enterprise Record.

CHICOmary brashearsMary Brashears is preparing for her fifth semester teaching “Writing Your Slice of Life” for other seniors who will be taking her class just because they want to. She will be teaching “Writing your Slice of Life — Creating Your Own Memoir” for Chico State University’s learning-in-retirement program.

Brashears is teaching something that interests her. She is one of many retired people who are peer leaders for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a program at Chico State University based on learning for learning’s sake. Those who participate explore new topics, discuss current events, and meet other retired people of a similar mindset.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Fall Welcome Meeting - August 31

Community members aged 60-plus or retired, and spouses of any age, are invited to sign up for classes at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Fall Welcome & Class Sign-ups Meeting on Tuesday, August 31, from 10:00-11:30am. The meeting will be held at the Masonic Family Center, 1110 West East Avenue, Chico.