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  • WVU Symphony

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    A marvelous musical event is scheduled at the Lyell B Clay Concert Theater in the CAC on the Evansdale Campus of WVU on September 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM.  Enjoy the performance of the WVU Symphony sharing music by Grieg, Strauss and Beethoven as well as performance by guest soprano Hope Koehler.  For tickets, call (304) 293-SHOW.  A special treat for OLLI members will be exclusive access to a pre-concert Talk/Demo in Room 200B of the CAC at 6:15 PM.  Enjoy!

  • Cool Courses and Bright Colors of Fall!

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Friday, September 15, 2017

  • Director's Note, September 15, 2017

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Irving Goodman Aging Lecture and the Taste of OLLI open house on Wednesday. Thank you to our guest speaker, Dr. Pamela Teaster. We hope to be able to actually bring her to campus later this year. Thank you to our volunteers who helped decorate for the open house and greet guests and future members. We welcomed several new members to OLLI on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Appreciation Event for George Longenecker

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    Mark you calendar for the Appreciation Event for George Longenecker!  On Setember 23, 2017, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Botanical Garden on Tyrone Road, there will be a celebration of George Longenecker, the founder of West Virginia Botanic Garden and long-time Executive Director at an afternoon reception. Everyone is invited to come and express their appreciation to George for his vision, leadership, and devotion to making the Garden such a wonderful community asset. Refreshments will be served. All ages. Free. Register here.  

  • Trip to the Kennedy Center, Washington DC - New Deadline

    Friday, September 15, 2017

    To remember President Kennedy’s 100th birthday year, join OLLI and the Retirees to travel by chartered bus to see The Book of Mormon, on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

  • Actors Needed

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    Our director, Jascenna Haislet, is seeking three women interested in exploring their dramatic side for a class project. As you may already know, she is teaching a stage management class for the WVU School of Theatre and Dance this semester. One of the assignments that the students enrolled must do is take blocking notes for a short script. Therefore, a blocking rehearsal is being staged for the students, for which she needs three actresses. The script will be provide and no experience is necessary. The rehearsal will last approximately two hours and will be scheduled within the next two weeks. If you are interested, please contact Jascenna at jascenna.haislet@hsc.wvu.edu or call the OLLI office at 304-293-1793.

  • A Bittersweet Announcement

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    Please join me in wishing Sonja Jewell Kelley the best in her new role as Program Coordinator for the IDEA Hub at WVU. After 4 years, Sonja is leaving OLLI for a full-time position that will allow her to spread her wings in an exciting new role.

  • Registration starts Monday!

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    Registration starts Monday for the fall term! And Wednesday, September 13, is the 11th Annual Irving Goodman Aging Lecture Series and Taste of OLLI Fall Open House. Be sure to bring a friend!

  • OLLI GOES TO THE THEATRE: Topdog/Underdog

    Friday, September 8, 2017

    Join OLLI as we begin our season of trips to the 2017-2018 Mainstage at WVU. Discounted tickets are $12.00 per person unless otherwise specified. Please note that reservations received after the stated deadlines will be charged an additional $4.00 per ticket. 

  • FALL IS AROUND THE BEND!

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    Friday, September, 2017