The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is a
peer-directed organization within Yavapai College that meets members’ lifelong
learning and social interaction needs.
The Institute recognizes the unique life experiences of its Central
Yavapai County Area participants by self-selecting involvement and
collaborative leadership. We share our talents, experience and skills in a
relaxed atmosphere filled with humor, wisdom, diversity and insight that enable
Explore new interests.
Discover and develop latent abilities.
Engage in intellectual and cultural pursuits.
Socialize with others of similar interests.
Prescott OLLI Vision
OLLI will continue to recognize the individuality of
its members by emphasizing and expanding peer learning and social interaction. OLLI
Function as an “knowledge exchange” in which we utilize, appreciate, and
recognize the time and talent of our members as planners, facilitators,
organizational officers and committee members.
Provide a wide variety of learning groups, workshops and forums, as well
as social and cultural events.
Serve as an important resource and forum for the discussion of current
issues and concerns of its members
and the community.
Incorporate current and future technologies into our offerings to
enhance the convenience and enjoyment of class participants.
Expand our OLLI interaction both nationally and internationally.
Musical Instrument Museum Tour – 11/11, $50, register today!
Save the date: OLLI Annual Holiday Party December 9th at Stoneridge Golf Course
Campus renovations are coming in Spring 2015. OLLI will have limited classroom availability, and we will be looking at changing our meeting times and locations.
Are you new to the Prescott area or looking for new experiences?
If you are, then the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is the place for you! OLLI offers interesting and stimulating learning opportunities in a relaxed setting where members share peer-directed activities with others who are dedicated to lifelong learning.
There are no tests or grades! We offer a variety of events throughout the year providing opportunities for socializing. Learn more by visiting the OLLI National Resource Center.
OLLI is a membership organization.
$155 Deluxe Membership
Take up to 4 learning groups per session at no additional cost.
OLLI is currently looking for a member to serve as Historian. The Historian is responsible for collecting article about OLLI, publications, and any other pertinent records for our OLLI and organizing them for presentation to the membership, and to insure a complete historical record for the future. Interested in getting involved? Contact the office at 717-7634.
OLLI is currently looking for members for the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee is responsible for recruiting and vetting potential Governing Council candidates, and assisting throughout the election process. Interested in getting
involved? Contact the office at 717-7634.
Prescott OLLI Governing Council 2014/2015: Barbara Mace (Chair), Ward Stanke (Vice-Chair), Sandra Bennett, Saul Fein, Susan Gerhart, Carol Hammond, Marci Jones, Matt Lukaszewski, Chris Maxwell, Bill McFarland, Louis Schloss.
Committee Chairs: Vaughn Delp-Smith (Curriculum), Bob Walsh/Brenda Baca (Finance), Vacant (Historian), Susan Gerhart (Innovation), Barbara Mace (Long Range Planning), Barbara Lake (Membership), Chris Maxwell (Policies and Procedures), Lydia Garrett (SIG), Mary Scherer (Social).