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Second Session Canceled

Posted: 3:51 PM 4/10/2024

The second session of the class Strategic Voting in US Elections, scheduled to be held April 2, has been canceled due to instructor illness. This session will not be re-scheduled.

Course Canceled

Posted: 4:39 PM 3/25/2024

The course Civil War Cooking: What the Confederate Soldiers Ate, scheduled to be held April 9, has been canceled due to low enrollment. Both the lecture class and field trip demonstration have been canceled.

Course Canceled

Posted: 3:35 PM 3/19/2024

The course D-Day and the Search for Madio Muratori, scheduled to be held April 1, has been canceled due to instructor availability.

Schedule Change

Posted: 12:02 PM 3/18/2024

The last class of the course Man's Fastest Friend: A History of Greyhounds and Humans will now be held starting at 9:30 AM, Friday, March 22, in B&E 140. The University was closed on March 15 due to watermain break, necessitating a re-schedule.

Course Canceled

Posted: 10:53 AM 3/18/2024

The course How Do I Use One Drive?, scheduled to begin March 20, has been canceled due to equipment issues.

Class Session Added

Posted: 12:01 PM 3/13/2024

A fifth session has been added to the class The Manhattan Project and Origin of the DOE Complex. The extra class session will meet on April 2 at the usual time (12:30 PM) and location (B&E 144).

Change of Classroom Location

Posted: 11:16 AM 3/13/2024

Registered students of the course Civil War Cooking: What the Confederate Soldiers Ate should note that the class will now meet at the Rivers Bridge State Historic Site on April 9, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Details will be emailed to registered students. The April 3 class meeting has been moved to April 9.

Course Canceled

Posted: 8:39 AM 3/4/2024

The course Stories in Stone: Iconology and Burial Traditions, scheduled to begin March 6, has been canceled due to instructor availability. We hope to offer this course again in the future.

Course Canceled

Posted: 1:04 PM 3/1/2024

The course Photography, scheduled to begin March 8, has been canceled due to low enrollment.

Two Courses Canceled

Posted: 6:36 AM 2/21/2024

The courses Excel 102 and Documenting Your Tribal Membership have been canceled due to low enrollment.

Updated Information about Meet the Authors Day

Posted: 4:22 PM 2/14/2024

The event Meet the Authors Day will be held Saturday, March 2, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, at Aiken Senior Life Services. Click here to read updated information about the event.

Class Session Added

Posted: 9:07 AM 2/7/2024

The January 31 session of the course Who's Afraid of Opera was canceled due to instructor availability. The course series will be extended to February 28 to provide students with all six class sessions. The last class will meet at usual time (11:00 AM) and location (B&E 144).

Second Section Added

Posted: 7:19 AM 1/15/2024

We have added a second section of the course Brain and Body Fitness by Ageless Grace to accommodate additional enrollment. Section B will be held on four consecutive Tuesdays beginning February 6, from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM, in B&E Room 144.

Course Canceled

Posted: 4:45 PM 1/13/2024

The course Women in Numismatics has been canceled. We expect to offer it again in the fall semester.

Relationship with USCA

Posted: 7:07 AM 1/12/2024

On January 11, 2024, the Center signed a new agreement with USCA. Under the new agreement, the Center becomes a program of the University. Heretofore, the Center was an independent, volunteer-run organization with strong ties to the University. You may read more about the signing ceremony here.

Change of Schedule

Posted: 9:02 AM 1/9/2024

The first class sesssion of the course Line Dancing, originally scheduled for February 19, has been canceled due to unavailability of the classroom. The first class will now be February 26. Time and location remain the same. The class will meet on 5 consecutive Mondays (rather than the originally scheduled 6).

Second Section Added

Posted: 1:27 PM 1/8/2024

We have added a second section of the class Learning to Use Your Android Device. The two sessions of the added Section B will be held on Monday, February 5, and Friday, February 23, from 9:30 until 11:30 AM, in the CLL Tech Center. You may register for this added class section now.

Change of Classroom Location

Posted: 11:28 AM 1/8/2024

We are changing the classroom location for some of our classes that had more students register than the scheduled B&E 144 can comfortably accommodate. The changes are:

  • More Strolls Around Mr. Irvin's Map will now be held in Business & Education Building, Room 116.
  • Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations will now be held in Business & Education Building, Room 140.
  • Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery from Sacagawea's Perspective will now be held in Business & Education Building, Room 116.
  • Stoker on Stoker: The Mysteries Behind the Writing of Dracula will now be held in Business & Education Building, Room 140.
  • Forensic Science II: A Further Look at Science and Justice will now be held in Business & Education Building, Room 140.
  • Female Operatives of the O.S.S. will now be held in Business & Education Building, Room 116.

Course Withdrawn

Posted: 11:02 AM 1/2/2024

The course Submarines: Past, Present and Future, scheduled to start April 1, has been withdrawn due to instructor availability.

Volunteers Needed

Posted: 2:31 PM 12/6/2023

The Center is run by its volunteers. Running it is work that is meaningful and rewarding. We need volunteers in all areas of the organization: administration, publicity, fund raising, and many others. If you've been thinking about helping your community by volunteering your time and skills and want to explore volunteering with us, please send us an email at vol@aikenlearning.org. Trust me, we'll get back to you quickly. Click here to learn more.

Parking Passes

Posted: 2:28 PM 12/6/2023

A parking permit is required to park on campus to attend CLL classes. To acquire a permit decal, take your driver's license and vehicle registration certificate to Room 126 of the Business and Education Building. You may also acquire a permit at Open House if you bring your license and registration. Permits expire each August—check the expiration date on your decal. When you come to campus, place your decal in the lower left corner of your windshield and park only in spaces with white lines; spaces with yellow lines are reserved for USCA faculty.

Member Benefits

Posted: 2:24 PM 12/6/2023

The $35 per semester fee brings you benefits in addition to permitting you to register and attend classes. Click here to go to the Member Benefits page to see them all.

We're Now on Facebook!

Posted: 5:34 PM 8/16/2023

The Center for Lifelong Learning went 'live' on social media with the launch of our Facebook group, 'CSRA Friends of Lifelong Learning' on Sunday, August 13. To join the group, go to our Facebook page. If you already have a Facebook account, you may also open Facebook, find it under Groups, and ask to join. You will be approved within 24 hours and will have immediate access to the latest news about the Center. Of course, you can always access our website (www.aikenlearning.org) for complete information, but this group gives us a way to reach an audience through the most popular social media service.