July 15, 2013 — Have you ever considered bee keeping, making your own cheese, playing African drums or reading the Tarot? For those interested in learning something new, the University of Utah’s Lifelong Learning program will accept applications for one person to complete 10 courses for free this fall in exchange for writing about his or her experience.
With more than 120 classes available, the selected individual will plunge into learning mode, break out of his or her comfort zone, develop new skills and expand current ones in an engaging and social atmosphere. Evening and weekend classes include offerings in art, photography, business, dance, food and wine, home and garden, language, writing and more. Some classes last one day and others meet once a week for up to six weeks.
“Lifelong Learning provides a huge variety of classes that are engaging, unique and fun,” said Mandy Self, director of Lifelong Learning at the U. “We are looking for a participant who wants to expand their horizons, take a wide variety of classes and meet new people at the same time.”
After the completion of each class, the participant will write a short review about his or her experience to be posted on Lifelong Learning’s blog.
The deadline for submissions is Sept. 3 and the winner will be announced Sept. 6. Preference will be given to those interested in multiple subjects and who have some experience with WordPress (Lifelong Learning offers a class for that as well).
To apply and to see a full listing of fall classes, visit http://continue.utah.edu/lifelong/challenge.