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For adults over 55 years of age interested in expanding life’s experiences.

Program Description

SAGE offers an opportunity to enrich one’s life through learning in a relaxed and accepting environment amongst your peers. We cover a wide range of subjects in our college level lectures, including:

    • social and cultural trends

      • evolving technologies

        • the arts

          • food and wine

            • politics

              • religion

                • economics

                  • health and wellness

                    Just to name a few!  We invite you to join us the first Friday of each month for our lecture series.

                    Schedule and Cost

                    Fall 2014 Lecture Series

                    Friday, September 12th
                    “Basic Meteorology” – Eastern PA Weather Authority meteorologists Mike DeFino and Bobby Martrich will cover key elements that make up our weather patterns and share “a day in the life” of a meteorologist.

                    Friday, October 3rd
                    “Behind the Scenes at the Symphony” – Diane Wittry, Director and Conductor, Allentown Symphony will share her experience as a conductor. An orchestra is a complex engine, with many hands working behind the scenes to help create the magic. How does it all come together and what does it all look and sound like from the perspective of the conductor?

                    Friday, November 7th
                    "Military Personnel and their Families” – Dr. Daniel Perkins, Director, Penn State Clearinghouse for Military Readiness will describe a Penn State initiative designed to apply strong science in order to understand the families of the nation’s military men and women in order to advance their health, well-being, and resilience.

                    Friday, December 5th
                    “In Pursuit of the Relaxation Response” – Christine Scarince, Certified Health Coach will present research-based data on the Relaxation Response, a physical state of deep rest that changes the physical and emotional response to stress and has been shown to aid in the prevention of chronic illness.

                    Join us at 10:30 for coffee. Lectures begin at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon.
                    Cost of each lecture, including lunch, is $20, or attend all four for $60!
                    SAGE lectures are held in Room 135 at our Center Valley campus,
                    2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA

                    Registration and More Information

                    To register, contact Carol Buddock, 610-285-5058 or cab5@psu.edu.

                    For more information, contact Diane Lewis McAloon, 610-285-5066 or dmcaloon@psu.edu