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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.

Classes for the spring semester begin February 1st.  Click here to see the ALP Calendar containing the schedule and description of the entire curriculum.


SPRING PREVIEW MEETING

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2016
9:30 - Noon
Seabury Retirement Community, Bloomfield

GUEST SPEAKERS BRUCE AND SONDRA STAVE
“ORAL HISTORY—UNDERSTANDING THE PAST FROM

THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE PRESENT”

 Bruce M. Stave is a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus and former director of the Oral History Office at the University of Connecticut, where he taught U.S. urban history, recent American history, and oral history.  He is a graduate of Columbia College and earned a doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh, where he was an Andrew Mellon pre-doctoral Fellow.  He is the author, editor, or co-editor of eleven books and numerous articles.  He was editor of The Oral History Review and was co-founding editor of the Pal-grave-Macmillan Studies in Oral History series.  With his wife, Dr. Sondra Astor Stave, he is a director of The Stave Group: Oral History Consultants.


Sondra Astor Stave is a graduate of The City College of New York and earned a Master of Public Affairs and doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at the University of Connecticut.  Her revised dissertation was published as Achieving Racial Balance: Case Studies of Contemporary School Desegregation for which she conducted over 100 interviews concerning Hartford and other cities.  She edited Hartford, City and Region: Past, Present and Future and, with her husband, was co-editor of Urban Bosses, Machines and Progressive Re-formers.  She has conducted town and family oral histories and has taught at all levels of education from first grade through university, and for several years served as director of Mansfield's Adult Education Program.

PREVIEW MEETING AGENDA

NOTE: As usual for Preview Meetings, you must park at the BACK of the Beth Hillel Synagogue parking lot located just a quarter of a mile from Seabury on Wintonbury Avenue.  The Seabury shuttle bus will run from 9:00  to 10:15 AM.

9:30-10:30     Have coffee or tea that will be available at the top of the stairs.
9:30-10:15     Visit with Course presenters in Heritage Hall and obtain further information about courses.
                    Register for classes if you are ready to do so.
10:15            Vacate Heritage Hall for meeting/speaker set up.
10:30            Return to Heritage Hall for a brief meeting and listen to our guest speakers.  A short question and
                    answer period will follow.
Noon             Adjourn.  The Seabury shuttle bus will return you to the parking lot.


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.