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News


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Change of Office Location

The Continuing Education office has moved from B&E Room 113 to B&E Room 126.

COVID-19

The Center adheres to UofSC Aiken policies regarding precautions against COVID-19. Click to see more information.

Book Fair

Mark your calendar for November 13 and plan to attend our Book Fair where local and regional authors will make their books available and participate in panel discussions. Open to the public. Click for more information.

Volunteers Needed

Come volunteer with us. Get great satisfaction from helping others learn.

Change of Class Location or Time

The following classes will meet at a location or a time different from that shown in the catalog:

  • Submarines Yesterday to Today. Change location from B&E Room 138 to B&E Room 124.
  • Who's Afraid of Opera. Change location from B&E Room 122 to B&E Room 124.
  • Apple Technology Special Interest Group. Change location from CLL Tech Center to B&E Room 140. Change date of second session from 11/4 to 11/5, 2-4 PM.
  • Aiken: The Other Holy City. Change location from B&E Room 124 to Penland Administration Building Room 106.
  • Computer Security and Privacy. Change location from CLL Tech Center to B&E Room 116.
  • Home Surveillance Systems. Change date from 9/30 to 10/21, same time and place.
Canceled Classes

10 Steps to a Longer, Healthier Life, Excel Basic, Excel Advanced, and The Wolf Among Us: An Up-to-date Look at Man's Best Friend have been canceled.

Changes to Catalog

Changes have been made to the courses shown in the catalog for the current semester. Click to go to the Catalog page where you may see them.

Events

The Center hosts events for the benefit of its members. Click to see the currently planned events.

Kauffman Recognition
Day and Award

Every Spring the Center for Lifelong Learning holds a Remembrance Day to honor the memory of Dr. Earl F. Kauffman. Dr. Kauffman was one of the individuals most responsible for the creation of the Academy for Lifelong Learning, one of the Center's predecessor organizations, back in 1989. Kauffman Recognition Day Poster (To learn more about Dr. Kauffman and the founding of the Academy for Lifelong Learning, please see our History page.)

Each year on Kauffman Remembrance Day an award is given in Dr. Kauffman's memory, to recognize a group or individual that has made significant contributions to the Center. This recognition has been given annually since 1992, just three years after the Academy's founding.

The Kauffman Luncheon is held in April and is funded via an endowment created by UofSC Aiken Professor James Kauffman and his family in memory of his father. All Center members are sent invitations and are encouraged to attend. An RSVP is required for event planning purposes.

Kauffman Awardees
2021 None (due to covid)
2020 None (due to covid)
2019 Doug Cook
2018 Doris Hammond
2017 Jim Farmer
2016 Nancy Meinhardt
2015 Laura Anderson & Mary Anne Cavanaugh
2014 Dick Baxter
2013 Dr. Deidre Martin
2012 Vince Coughlin
2011 Kathy Schultz
2010 Doug Wilson
2009 Mike Lythgoe
2008 Chuck Braun
2007 LouAnn Ainsworth
2006 Ray Wright
2005 Adele O'Connell
2004 William Scott
2003 Joan Lacombe
2002 Arlene Lane
2001 Elizabeth Hutchins
2000 Beecher Morton
1999 Bob Alexander
1998 Jean Haynes
1997 Barbara Randall
1996 (data lost)
1995 George Gaudaen
1994 Connie Dunbar
1992 Kim Wood Woeber

The McGrath Computer Learning Center, the other predecessor organization of the Center, selected a Volunteer of the Year during its years of operation 1999–2021. Each year's awardee was nominated by and voted on by the Steering Commitee. You can see the list of awardees here.