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IMPORTANT CLASS CHANGE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, David Peritz will not be teaching “Diminished Democracy: Critical Perspectives on our Contemporary Political Malaise” this fall on Wednesday mornings at the SSU campus. Instead, in that time slot, historian Mick Chantler will be teaching “From Buffoon to Philosopher King: The Many Faces of Abraham Lincoln”.

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OLLI is a unique learning community for adults age 50 years old or better. OLLI offers the very best continuing education with no tests and no grades. Distinguished SSU faculty and other Bay Area educators enjoy sharing their expertise with OLLI students, whose life experience and intelligence enrich the exchange of ideas.

OLLI at SSU is one of over 100 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes nationwide. The program is supported by student fees, donations, and the earnings on an initial endowment generously provided by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Joining OLLI at SSU means discovering new friends, new knowledge, and new ways to bring meaning and enjoyment to your life. Courses are taught in six week sessions (Fall, Winter, and Spring) at two locations. Areas of study range across many subjects:

  • Arts
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Food & Wine
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social & Political History
  • World Cultures