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Renaissance Institute Hosts Open House May 12th

March 30, 2011

Renaissance Institute, a lifelong learning program at College of Notre Dame of Maryland, will host an open house for new members on Thursday, May 12, from 10:00-11:30 am in Fourier Hall

Renaissance Institute is a peer-taught program for those who have reached the age of 50. With more than 325 members, the institute offers two 13-week semesters of non-credit courses meeting either on Tuesdays or Thursdays, or on both days. Classes begin on September 8 and run through December 6.

Renaissance Institute’s members design and lead much of the curriculum based on their areas of interest and expertise. More than 50 courses are offered for Fall 2011, delving into topics as diverse as literature, health and wellness, public affairs, writing, history, philosophy, music, art, languages, film, biology, computers and theater. 

An annual membership fee of $385 enables Renaissance Institute members to take as many classes as they wish each semester. In addition to unlimited enrollment in classes, Renaissance Institute members have the opportunity to audit one Women’s College course per year; attend lunchtime enrichment lectures with guest speakers of note; enjoy full privileges at the Loyola/Notre Dame Library; receive a copy of Reflections, Renaissance Institute’s literary and arts magazine and access exclusive travel opportunities.

To register for the open house, call Becky Straub at 410-532-5351. To learn more about the Renaissance Institute and view the fall 2011 class schedule, visit www.ndm.edu/renaissance.

College of Notre Dame of Maryland 
College of Notre Dame of Maryland engages students as confident, capable learners and leaders, thriving in the vibrant, personal community of its distinguished Women's College, College for Adult Undergraduate Studies and graduate programs. Rich in tradition, Notre Dame provides students with opportunities in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Notre Dame’s graduates change lives—in their careers, communities and families. In September 2011, the College becomes Notre Dame of Maryland University. Visit www.ndm.edu.