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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

                    Spring 2015 Lecture Series

                    Friday, March 6th
                    Living Waters:  Preserving Water Resources in the Lehigh Valley -  Jim Wilson, Watershed Specialist, will share information on our local water resources and will explain what is being done to preserve and enhance the watersheds of the Lehigh Valley.

                    Friday, April 3rd
                    Enacting Racism:  Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill, Character and the Constitution -  A focus on the rhetoric of Clarence Thomas during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings and how it impacted the rhetoric of Anita Hill, centering on an accusation that he had sexually harassed or engaged in unseemly behavior toward her.

                    Friday, May 1st
                    The Art of Ancient Greece:  Greek art and sculpture has had a profound effect throughout the ages. Learn about the materials used by the ancient Greeks as well as the stories that their pieces tell.

                    Friday, June 5th
                    Inside Afghanistan:  A Personal Experience:   Thoughts from local journalist, Pamela Varkony, who has twice been on the ground in Afghanistan.

                    Friday, June 19th
                    Your Role in Preventing West Nile Virus:  Join us as we partner with the local Cooperative Extension to learn simple techniques for preventing West Nile Virus in our area.  Program is offered at no cost, registration is required.

                    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