FSU Adult Learning Signups Next Week
FITCHBURG -- Brush up on your foreign language skills, delve into historic New England architecture, pick up some fitness tips or sample the amazing culinary diversity of the Americas through Fitchburg State University’s Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area program.
Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 for ALFA’s fall courses, offering a robust array of affordable, non-credit daytime courses taught on the Fitchburg State campus and at other sites around the area. Visitors may register online at fitchburgstate.edu/ALFA .
ALFA is a lifelong learning institute that offers non-credit daytime courses and special activities. It provides an opportunity for lifelong learners with similar interests to meet in an informal setting and pursue learning for enrichment and personal growth. Instructors include Fitchburg State faculty members as well as other experts.
This fall’s offerings include a look at the beautiful and compelling literature that is being produced by inmates in American prisons, an exploration of economic and social inequality, and philosophical discussions of free will and whether we really have it. Learn how to identify different types of mushrooms during guided walks through the Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary in Princeton or explore Norse mythology. Other offerings include quilting, fitness classes and an introduction to opera.
The ALFA offerings also include group outings and free lectures. For a full list of fall programs and to register, visit fitchburgstate.edu/alfa .
ALFA is sponsored by the Center for Professional Studies and the Office of Graduate and Continuing Education at Fitchburg State University, in collaboration with volunteer representatives of the community.