Springfield College Celebrates Institute for Learning in Later Life
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield College’s Institute for Learning in Later Life recently held an instructor and member appreciation wrap-up reception and 25-year celebration. More than 60 people enjoyed an afternoon with activities and refreshments. The past spring semester topics included politics, opera, book groups, world religions, use of iPads and tablets, a Pete Seeger sing-along, a film series and discussion on Paul Newman, a nature walk at Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, and more. Courses were held at Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing and Springfield College. The Learning in Later Life program was established 25 years ago and reflects Springfield College’s guiding philosophy of humanics education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body. Each semester, between 150 and 200 people register for classes. For more information or to be put on the mailing list for the fall semester, contact Suzette Wood at (413) 748-5287.