About The InstituteWelcome to the OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute, an academic program designed for people 50 years old or better that provides non-credit courses and educational opportunities in settings conducive to learning.
Our 3 Locations:
Sonoma State University, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Oakmont - Santa Rosa - 6575 Oakmont Dr # 7 Santa Rosa, CA 95409 - Berger Center (Monday & Wedneday courses), and East Rec Center (Thursday courses).
Healdsburg - Villa Chanticleer, 1248 North Fitch Mountain Road Healdsburg, CA 95448
The following is a summary of some of the program features:
- Taught in six week sessions (Fall, Winter and Spring) at all 3 locations.
- OLLI students can attend stimulating and intriguing courses and lecture series offered by distinguished retired faculty and other experts.
- Areas of study range across the Arts and Humanities, the Social Sciences, and the Natural Sciences, including special topics of contemporary interest to Institute participants.
- Courses are offered purely for the pleasure of learning--no tests or grades!
Les Adler, Chair Jeanne Johnson
Fran Claggett Barbara Mackenzie
Jay and Anne Cobb Mike Marovich
Connie Codding Bob Santos
Budget and Finance Committee
Gale Brownell Bob Santos
Mike Marovich, Chair Troy Sower
Peter Rooney Robert Rosen
Fran Claggett, Chair Les Adler
Ginny Benson Anne Cobb
Mick Chantler Phil Harriman
OLLI Ambassadors (SSU campus volunteers)
Berni Altman Joanna Lapinski
Barbara Brooks Barbara Mackenzie, Chair
Sue Foley Berkeley Malm
Juliana Hoewing Ola Talamantes