Classes provide opportunities for personal growth and development. Students learn skills for mental well-being, physical fitness, and economic self sufficiency. Instruction is focused for adults age 55+ and all ages are welcome.
The Emeritus Program provides adults 55+ the opportunity to acquire a quality education specifically designed to offer lifelong learning opportunities in the areas of positive aging: personal growth, critical thinking, independence, community engagement, advocacy for self and others, mental and physical well-being, creativity, self-expression, and economic self-sufficiency.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
- Social responsibility: Emeritus students acquire interpersonal skills to function effectively in a multicultural and diverse environment by comparing and evaluating their work in a respectful manner.
- Effective Communication: Emeritus students practice collaborative endeavors as they communicate facts, ideas, and feelings clearly by practicing verbal and non-verbal techniques.
- Critical Thinking: Emeritus students work toward the accomplishment of lifelong learning goals through education designed to engage them in interactive communicative activities that promote critical thinking.
- Personal and Professional Development: Emeritus students engage in learning activities to promote positive and successful aging in the 21st century.
Claudia Tornsaufer, Ed.D.
Assistant Program Chairs