The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Towson University offers adults, age 50 and older, opportunities for continued learning, along with programs and activities for social and cultural enrichment in a congenial and supportive environment.
The upcoming academic program sessions are held from September 14–October 8 and October 12–November 5.
Learn about the fall semester classes by viewing Osher instructor presentations. Many courses will be familiar to you from the spring schedule while some are new offerings.
Founded in 1999 as the Auburn Society and taking its name from its original home in the historic Auburn House on the Towson University campus, the former Auburn Society became the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in 2006 when it was awarded a grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation. The Osher Foundation supports a national network of lifelong learning institutes on university campuses from Maine to Hawaii.
In spring 2009, The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Towson University was awarded $1 million endowment by the Bernard Osher Foundation after having received $100,000 grants from the Osher Foundation for each of the three preceding years.
Jody is a pollinator scientist who teaches environmental science, science of sustainability, physical sciences, and pollinators to college level and older students.
Jacqui is a charter member of Osher at Towson University and is committed to lifelong learning as a student and teacher.
Greg began acting at the age of 10, went on to study theater arts, and received a 2017 Julie Harris Playwriting Award for his comedy-drama All Save One.