News Release


Center for Active Learners Announces Spring Schedule

Published Date1\9\2013
Mount Marty College's Benedictine Institute is announcing the spring schedule for the Center for Active Learners. The recently established Center for Active Learners serves to provide short courses for adults who wish to learn more about a variety of topics that are consistent with the liberal arts traditions of Mount Marty College. The center's purpose is to provide educational outreach through short courses and seminars. The non-credit courses are designed for anyone who loves learning and enjoys the exchange of ideas without the pressures of homework or exams. Courses will consist of lectures and class discussions aimed at enriching the lives of individuals in the Yankton area.

The spring courses that are being offered are: "Stained Glass Creations", Sr. Kathleen Courtney; "The Middle East: Historical Roots of the Modern Political Scene", Dr. Tim Schorn; "Genealogy Research on the Internet", James Bacorn; "The Poor Person's Bible", Fr. Thomas Wordekemper, "Acting/Improvisation/Creative Dramatics", Andrew Hendrickson, and "Consumerization of Information Technologies", Ed Koster. Courses will meet on the Mount Marty College Campus.

The cost for the courses is $50 per course for Center members or $75 for non-members. Membership can be attained for $25 per year. Spring courses begin Tuesday, February 5th. An informational open house for the spring courses will be held Sunday, January 13th at 2:30 pm in the Cyber Cafe located in the lower level of the Roncalli Center. Come meet the instructors and get more information on the courses. Course instructors will be available at the event and those attending the open house will be given first opportunity to register.

For more information on the courses and instructor biographies please visit our Benedictine Institute Website.