IU Southeast announces fall lifelong learning options

Indiana University Southeast
Contact: Nancy Jo Trafton


IU Southeast announces fall lifelong learning options

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (July 21, 2022) Beginning this fall, IU Southeast will expand its learning options to include non-credit programs for all ages. These classes are part of the Lifelong Learning initiative, demonstrating IU Southeast’s commitment to the community and region to promote growth, learning and well-being.

In addition to the well-established Arts Institute, which offers private instruction in music and theater, and Project AHEAD, an educational program designed for gifted and talented students, Lifelong Learning adds adult education in a variety of subjects from IU Southeast’s top-notch faculty and from area experts. Fall’s offerings will include courses in music, safety, science, and personal health.

Learners can choose from the following courses:
• Personal self-defense & awareness,
• Emergency survival skills
• Yoga
• Personal planning: From frazzled to focused
• Getting started with guitar
• Bourbon, an introduction for the inquisitive drinker
• The chemistry of beer
• Mindfulness & meditation
• Arts Institute, private instruction in music and theater
Some programs begin as early as August 24, and fees for the courses range from free to $300, with most courses costing $100-$125 for four-to-six sessions.

“The Lifelong Learning program solidifies the IU Southeast campus’s commitment to expanding knowledge, skills, and experiences, for people of all ages throughout our community,” said Jim Hesselman, dean of the School of Arts & Letters. “Once learning begins, no one ever really stops being a student of life. The School of Arts & Letters is here to help everyone continue that exciting journey.”

For more information on the course offerings and to register, visit www.ius.edu/lifelong-learning/adult-education.


About IU Southeast: IU Southeast is one of seven campuses of Indiana University. Offering more than 130 degree programs and concentrations, the scenic 180-acre campus is located less than 15 minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. It currently has an enrollment of more than 4,000 students and employs more than 400 faculty members. About 400 students now live on campus in five fully furnished, lodge-style residence halls. Through an agreement with the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Indiana University Southeast offers in-state tuition to students enrolled from eight counties in the Louisville region. For more information, visit www.ius.edu. IU Southeast is a tobacco-free campus.

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