The Knowledge Exchange at Governors State University
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The Knowledge Exchange is on its summer break but will return with another set of enriching classes in the fall starting September 22, 2017
For more information, please contact Suzanne Patterson at
708.534.4393 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For lifelong learners
• Unique and diverse non-credited courses
• Reasonable price
• Designed for retired and semi-retired learners
• Relaxed and friendly environment
• Encouraging shared learning and the free exchange of opinions and ideas
$73 for the first class
$28 for any additional class
Governors State University
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Lunch break between classes serves as a great time to enjoy lunch with other Exchange students, continue the classroom discussion, share ideas and participate in Lunch and Learn lectures when offered. The GSU cafeteria is open, seating available.
Questions? Contact Suzanne Patterson at 708.534.4393.
8-week sessions (10:00a.m. - 12noon unless otherwise noted)
A sneak peak at some of the class offerings planned for the fall session / September 22 - November 10, 2017
The Crash of '08
Class Co-Leaders: Jerome Julian and Keith Kemp
An exploration of the causes and effects of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, explained in laymen's terms through film, lecture, and discussion.
The American Musical Theatre
Class Leader: Ron Small
A lyrical journey through the rise of musicals from their early beginnings up to the present day.
8-week sessions / 1:00 - 3:00p.m.
CURRENT EVENTSThe Supreme Court: Classic and Contemporary Cases
Class Leader: Carl Stover
An informed reading and discussion of selected 2017 Supreme Court cases and the reasoning behind the decisions.
Short Story to Film
Class Leader: Suzanne Patterson
Class will read short stories followed by screenings & discussions of their cinematic interpretations. Authors include Graham Greene, Joyce Carol Oates, John Cheever, Alice Munro and others.
For more information, please contact Suzanne Patterson at 708.534.4393 or email@example.com