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ALL - Association for Lifelong Learning

ALL - Association for Lifelong Learning


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Membership is $30 for the semester. For more information and to get on the mailing list for the next session email

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The Association for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is a nonprofit volunteer organization of Lower Eastern Shore individuals age 50+ who are interested in continuing to learn and explore ideas through seminar style non-credit courses. With support from the Salisbury University Foundation, ALL began its program in 2012 with 66 members. By 2016 ALL had grown to 191 members, with a total enrollment of 468 participants in 14 courses. ALL is growing again in 2017, with 16 course offerings to members.

SU's Center for Extended and Lifelong Learning partners with ALL to assist in meeting their goals. 

Explore subjects of interest to Delmarva residents age 50 and over presented as multi-session classes. Spring 2017 Topics were:

  • Chapters from My Life: A Course in Memoir Writing - Jane Leslie Conly 
  • Spies, Code Breakers & Deception Artists: The Role of Military Intelligence in War and Peace - Michael Roberts
  • Maritime History of the Eastern Shore - Ted Corbett
  • The Future of Violence - Mike Pretl
  • Eyes of a Child: Short Stories of Youth and Consequences - Nancy Hesser
  • Short & Sweet, Fast & Furious: Reading Flash Fiction - Nancy Hesser
  • Art in America: Movements - Schools of Art and the Artists who Created Them - Terry Murray
  • Psychology of Death, Dying and Bereavement - Carolyn Stegman
  • Ancient Rome: From Republic to Empire - Joseph Chaikel
  • The Supreme Court and Women's Rights - Page Insley Austin
  • Long Ago and Far Away: A Potpourri of History - Eleanor Mulligan 
  • How our Pereceptions of Risk Affect the Choice of Markets vs. Government Institutions - Phillip LeBel
  • "Give the Rhythm Men a Chance": The American Popular Song Transforms (and is Transformed by) Jazz - Phillip Hesser
  • Global Health: Some Current Challenges - Karin Johnson
  • The Artists Way - Diane Thomas Mitchell
  • Reflections of a Diplomat: Personal Insights into 40 Years of US Foreign Policy - Todd Becker

Registration for the Spring 2017 Session is closed.

Fall 2017 courses will be announced in late summer. To be added to the ALL email list please send your name and contact information to

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