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WELCOME TO THE UCONN ADULT LEARNING PROGRAM

If you're a retiree interested in keeping your mind stimulated through ongoing education, you're in the right place.  It's exactly what we do.  If you haven't been here before, just click on this link to learn about the ALP organization and how you can become a member.  It's not hard and it's not expensive.



SPRING PREVIEW REVIEW

Take a rare day of January sunshine, mix with two very good guest speakers, add a bunch of knowledgeable people providing information about a great curriculum, throw in about a hundred attendees and a pinch of nice refreshments provided by the Seabury staff and you have the recipe for an outstanding Spring Preview Meeting.  Bruce and Sondra Stave, experts in the field of Oral History, gave an interesting talk on the subject which is defined as "the collection and study of historical information using recordings of interviews with people having personal knowledge of past events." They provided personal experiences and insight on the difficulties interviewers face in developing accurate, reliable information due to fallible memories and hidden agendas and the techniques used to overcome those difficulties.  Good stuff.  And check out the photos from the meeting provided by our peerless volunteer photographer Ed Raymond.

If you missed the meeting, you can, of course, still register for classes.  The curriculum this semester is one of the best in recent memory with an impressive array of presenters: 10 college professors, a rabbi, two lawyers, a soil scientist, a Jungian Analyst (think Carl Jung), a Doctor of Education and the Executive Director of Connecticut's Women Hall of Fame.  If you've lost or never received your copy of the ALP Horn newsletter containing a description and schedule of the courses being offered, you can get all that information right here.  We even have the registration form you can download, complete and send in to the ALP Administrator.


GET INVOLVED!

We could use more help.  If you would like to "give something back" to our Adult Learning Program in return for all
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t you've received (or are about to receive), please visit our Committees page.   After you identify which committee or position could possibly be a good match for your interests, skills or experience, contact our Administrator, Bertina Williams, (860)-380-5038 or admin@uconnalp.org.