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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Furman

March 24May 16, 2014 | Spring Schedule

furman.edu/olli | 864.294.2998

Join our senior learning community at Furman. Where Learning Never Retires
All OLLI members are cordially invited to the

Back to OLLI Spring Reception


Thursday, March 20 | 34:30 p.m.
Furman University, Herring Center
New Member Orientation, 2:30 p.m.

Register Online!
Registration begins:
February 25 for course packages
February 27 for single courses

furman.edu/olli
Registration forms pp. 2730
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Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute


at Furman (OLLI @ Furman)
OLLI @ Furman welcomes senior adults to Furman for a fun active learning experience.
Besides taking courses, which this term we have over 85 to choose from, there is a lot more
going on at OLLI and the rich learning environment you all have created.
Special Interest Groups (SIGS) meet throughout the terms. These groups have grown out of
courses and are made up of people who have the same interests. There is no cost to join a
SIG, although you do have to be a member of OLLI. For a listing of current SIGS go to page
5 of the brochure.
Lunch and Learn Series runs Tuesdays from 12:301:20 in the
Crabtree Room. Each week a different speaker shares their
knowledge with us. You dont have to be an OLLI member to
attend these sessions, just bring your lunch and listen. This
is a great place to get your feet wet with an OLLI experience
or to bring a friend you are trying to get involved. For a list of
speakers go to page 16 of the brochure.
Book Groups meet Thursdays from 12:301:15 in various rooms
at the Herring Center for Continuing Education. Rogue Readers
and Mystery Readers alternate weeks so they have time to read
the books. A listing of books can be found on page 17 of the
brochure. You must be an OLLI member to join these fun groups.
Social Events and OLLI Notes are offered throughout the year.
OLLI members are an active bunch and are always finding new
fun social events like breakfast in the Dining Hall, hockey or
wrestling, basketball or a movie. OLLI Notes is the best place to
learn of these fun events so reading them every Friday should be
an OLLI member priority.
Straight Talk is our summer lecture series that runs Tuesday
evenings July 15 through August 5. We pick a tough subject and
explore it from many angles with leaders, ground-level workers,
and academia. This series is open to the public, and you do not
have to be an OLLI member to attend.
Senior Leaders Greenville is a year-long course that helps senior adults find ways to make
senior voices heard throughout our communities. You do not have to be an OLLI member
to participate in this program, but applications are accepted in October and November to
select participants for the year.
As you have read above, even if you cant fit a full course into your schedule, there are lots
of other ways to get inspired and excited about learning in retirement. Come join us!

Dr. Brad Bechtold


Executive Director
Continuing Education
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Important Dates for 2014


February 25......... Spring Term registration
............................ for course package owners
February 27......... Spring Term registration
............................ for single course purchases
March 7............... Last day of Winter Term classes
March 20............. Back to Class Reception
March 24............. First day of Spring Term classes
April 18................ No classGood Friday holiday
May 6................... Summer Term registration begins
May 16................. Last day of Spring Term classes
May 20................. Spring Celebration Luncheon
June 2.................. First day of Summer Term classes
June 27................ Last day of Summer Term classes
July 15................. Straight Talk Summer Series begins

Table of Contents

Best Way to Register


1. Online: Go to furman.edu/olli and click on the
Registration link. If you are new to OLLI, create
a new account. If you have been a member of
OLLI in the past, your user name is your firstname.
lastname. Type in your user name, and click on
Forgot Password to create a new one and access
your account. (credit card only)
2. In Person: Go to the OLLI Office on the Furman
campus, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville. The
OLLI Office is located in the Herring Center for
Continuing Education. You will be registered
immediately in the computer lab (HC104). If your
form is dropped off, it will be entered after the
mailed in forms. (cash or check)
3. By Mail: Send your completed registration with
payment (check made out to Furman University) to
OLLI @ Furman, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville,
SC 29613-1511. (check only)

General Information........................ 23
Courses at a Glance........................ 45
Special Interest Groups................... 5

Membership Fees

Straight Talk.................................... 6
Monday Courses............................. 79
Tuesday Courses............................. 913
Wednesday Courses....................... 1315,
1819
Lunch and Learn Tuesdays.............. 16
Calendar......................................... 1617
Thursday Courses........................... 1922
Friday Courses................................ 23
Get Involved................................... 23

To participate in any OLLI course, trip, or event


you must first join OLLI @ Furman for the academic
year. The cost of $50 pays to cover copies, coffee,
computer lab, lifeguard, bonus trips, seminars,
software, and other incidental fees incurred by the
program during the year. Once you have joined,
you then have a choice of purchasing individual
courses or a package of courses at a much lower
per-course cost that can be used over the three
terms of the academic year.

Bonus Trips and Events................... 2426

Individual courses...... $50

Registration Forms.......................... 2730

6 courses annually..... $210

FAQs............................................... 31
Furman Campus Map..................... 32

Courses at a glance Spring 2014


Arts, Culture, and Music

Computers and Technology

ACM100 Samuel Clemens (Th, 10:45 a.m.) CPT308 Home & Internet Security
(Tu, 3:15 p.m.)
ACM109 Rock and Roll (M, 10:45 a.m.)
ACM110 Basic Watercolor (M, 1:30 p.m.) CPT342
CPT353
ACM112 Opera (M, 10:45 a.m.)

ACM116 Pen and Ink (Th, 9 a.m.)
CPT355
ACM117 Joyces A Portrait of the Artist


(W, 1:30 p.m.)
ACM118 Miltons Paradise Lost

(W, 10:45 a.m.)

The Internet (Tu, 9 a.m.)


Fun with Your iPad
(M, 1:30 p.m.)
Beginning Computer for the
Terrified (W, 3:15 p.m.)

Current Events and Other

ACM120 Lets Read and Talk (Tu, 9 a.m.) CEO407 Great Decisions 2014

(Th, 9 a.m.)
ACM121 A Short Stop at a Big Idea
CEO411 Perspectives on Poverty

(Tu, 9 a.m.)

(Tu, 3:15 p.m.)
ACM126 Growing Up in the South
CEO475 Dining AroundThe West

(Tu, 10:45 a.m.)

End II (Th, 5:15 p.m.)
ACM127 Writing & Illustrating for

Children (M, 1:30 p.m.)
Health, Fitness, and Exercise
ACM133 Composition for Everyone

(Tu, 9 a.m.)

ACM147 Commercial Oil Portraits



(F, 9 a.m.)

HFE502 Martins Hiking (Th, 9 a.m.)

ACM153 Fiction Writing II



(W, 3:15 p.m.)

HFE505 Daves Hiking (Tu, 9 a.m.)

ACM156 Sing the Greatest Country



Songs (W, 1:30 p.m.)
ACM171 Writers on Writing

(W, 10:45 a.m.)
ACM174 Gilbert and Sullivan

Operettas II (Th, 1:30 p.m.)
ACM178 Pastels for Spring Pleasure

(Tu, 9 a.m.)
ACM186 Guitar III (W, 9 a.m.)
ACM192 Lets Play Your Ukulele

(M, 10:45 a.m.)
ACM196 Ernest Hemingway

(Tu, 1:30 p.m.)
Business, Economics, and Finance
BEF215 Investing 101 (M, 9 a.m.)
BEF216 Re-Creating Home

(M, 10:45 a.m.)
BEF241 Advanced Financial Issues

(Thursday, 3:15 p.m.)
BEF255 Retirement Income Planning

(Th, 10:45 a.m.)
BEF260 Greenville Entrepreneurs

(Th, 1:30 p.m.)
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HFE501 Farmers Hiking (M, 9 a.m.)


HFE503 The Rock Stars (F, 9 a.m.)
HFE506 Beginning Shag

(W, 1:30 p.m.)
HFE507 Line Dancing (Th, 3:15 p.m.)
HFE511 Yoga (M, 1:30 p.m.)
HFE512 Wildflowers and Waterfalls

(Th, 9 a.m.)
HFE513 High Country Hikers

(M, 9 a.m.)
HFE515 Aquacize (Tu & Th, 2 p.m.)
HFE550 Senior Olympics

(Tu, 10:45 a.m.)
HFE555 ALIVE (Tu & Th, 1:30 p.m.)
HFE585 Core Conditioning (M, 9 a.m.)
HFE595 Dream a Little Dream

(W, 9 a.m.)
History and Politics
HIS612 Commercial Airline Flying

(Tu, 9 a.m.)
HIS637 Modern European History

(Tu, 1:30 p.m.)
HIS668 Religious & Political
SettlementsWestern

Europe (Tu, 10:45 a.m.)

HIS686 Interesting Characters in



American History II

(M, 10:45 a.m.)
HIS695 Victory in the Pacific II

(Th, 1:30 p.m.)
Languages and Travel
LNT704 Beginning Spanish III

(M, 1:30 p.m.)
LNT708 Conversational Sign

Language (Tu, 1:30 p.m.)
LNT712 Beginning Latin III (W, 9 a.m.)
LNT724 Conversational Spanish

(Th, 9 a.m.)
LNT760 French II (M, 1:30 p.m.)
LNT766 Intermediate Latin II

(W, 1:30 p.m.)
LNT782 Readings in Caesar II

(W, 10:45 a.m.)
Photography
PHO1600 Spring Fling (W, 9 a.m.)
PHO1601 Beginning Digital

Photography (M, 9 a.m.)
PHO1603 Nature and Landscape

Photography (Th, 9 a.m.)
PHO1609 Short Walks In Photography

(M, 9 a.m.)
PHO1615 Adobe Lightroom 5

(Tu, 10:45 a.m.)
Practical Arts and Hobbies
PAH800 Woodcarving 101 (W, 9 a.m.)
PAH813 Crochet 101 (Th, 10:45 a.m.)
PAH822 Beginning Bridge III (Tu, 1:30)
PAH827 Intermediate Bridge

(W, 10:45 a.m.)
PAH828 Team Trivia (Tu, 10:45 a.m.)
PAH834 Woodcarving Studio 201

(W, 1:30 p.m.)
PAH838 Quilting by Hand (W, 1 p.m.)
PAH840 Intro to Beekeeping

(M, 1:30 p.m.)
PAH841 Beginning Chess

(Th, 3:15 p.m.)
PAH842 Chinese Cooking

(Tu, 10:45 a.m.)

PAH843 Cooking Italiano!



(Tu, 1:30 p.m.)

Special Interest Groups

PAH857 A Taste of Persia



(Th, 10:45 a.m.)

A Special Interest Group (SIG) is a group of OLLI members whose focus is a


certain area of interest and social interaction. New SIGs are encouraged to form
at any time. You do not need to register for SIGs, and there is no fee; however,
you must be an OLLI member to participate. For more information about each
group, get in touch with the contact person listed. Information about starting
a new SIG is available in the OLLI Office and on the OLLI website. Questions?
Contact Nancy Kennedy at nancy.kennedy2767@furman.edu or 864.294.2979.

PAH862 Play Ball (M, 9 a.m.)

The following SIGs are in place and ready to welcome OLLI members:

PAH868 Birding and


Butterflying

(Tu, 9 a.m.)

Bridge
The Bridge Group is for players with some experience. They meet weekly in Manly
Lobby at the Herring Center. More groups may form if there is enough interest.
Contact Cathy Dwyer at cathd65@aol.com.
Latin
In 201314, the Latin SIG hopes to enrich the Latin experience through trips, showings
of classic films of fiction and fact, and a faculty lecture about Roman life. Latin SIG
members have tutored newer students and provided guidance in prepping for the
National Latin Exam. Contact Michael Kilgore at makilgore@bellsouth.net.
Mah Jongg
The Mah Jongg SIG is for experienced players who would like to get together weekly
to play Mah Jongg. They currently meet at 1:30 on Wednesdays in Manly Lobby at
the Herring Center. Contact Barb Rusch at rbrusch@bellsouth.net or Cathy Dwyer at
cathd65@aol.com.
OLLI Consort
OLLI Consort offers those who play recorder the opportunity to enjoy the pleasures of
ensemble playing, advance their skills, and occasionally perform for others. They meet
at the Herring Center and the schedule is set each term by the participants. Contact
Sharon Howell at JasminRC@icloud.com or Judy Brooks at hykrz@bellsouth.net.
OLLI International
OLLI International is for those who have interests in different cultures, or have lived or
traveled abroad. They meet monthly for sharing and learning and provide resources
for international activities in the area. They develop a calendar as events arise. Contact
May Welborn at maggret@bellsouth.net.
Out and About Singles
Tired of going alone to the symphony, the theater, the movies? Want to go bowling,
contra dancing, or out to dinner but would rather share the new experience with
others? Then join the Out and About Group for Singles and help plan a calendar
of fun. Contact Susan Cooper at scooper7284@charter.net or Janet Taylor at
watersedgehsd@earthlink.net.
Serious Photography
Serious Photography is for those interested in day trips to photograph nature,
landscapes, historical sites, and other interesting venues. All shooting trips will start at
the Herring Center parking lot. The group sets its calendar as events arise. Contact Ray
Roback at rayroback@yahoo.com or Bill Gabb at wgabb@yahoo.com.
Emerging Technologies
Explore emerging technologies such as 3-D Printing, Design and Reverse Engineering.
This technology is poised to change our lives dramatically over the next few decades.
If you are an educator, investor, artist, baker, fashion designer, bio-technologist, lawyer,
engineer, manufacturer (or even a candlestick maker!), you will want to learn more
about this exciting technology. For more information, contact Reid Becker at reid.
becker@gmail.com.
OLLI Hop Heads
This group is for members interested in beer its history, ingredients, home-brewing,
and more. They plan outings to various tasting events. For more information, contact
Seth Harrison at seth.harrison@furman.edu.

PAH844 Basic Vegan


Cooking

(Th, 12:30 p.m.)

Psychology, Personal
Development, and
Self-Help
PPS1325 Dynamic Aging

(Th, 10:45 a.m.)
Religion and Philosophy
RPH903 The Hebrew
Prophets

(Th, 10:45 a.m.)
RPH910 The Four Gospels

(M, 10:45 a.m.)
RPH932 Book of Psalms

(W, 10:45 a.m.)
RPH943 Unifying Mind of
Humankind

(W, 1:30 p.m.)
RPH945 Islam II (W, 9 a.m.)
RPH965 Five Great
Philosophies

of Life

(W, 10:45 a.m.)
Science and Math
SNM1029 Stellar Frontier II

(Tu, 10:45 a.m.)
SNM1031 Science Research

(Th, 3:15 p.m.)
SNM1033 Physics 102

(W, 1:30 p.m.)
SNM1075 The Science of

Food (W, 9 a.m.)

STRAIGHT TALK
Poverty in South Carolina
2014 Summer Series

As a prelude to our new summer


series, come and learn how to
better understand what poverty
feels like.

Tuesdays, 6:30 8:30 p.m.


July 15 August 5
Younts Conference Center, Furman University

Presented by
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
and the Riley Institute at Furman

Poverty Simulation Bonus Event


March 28, 1:30-3:30 p.m., HC110
Led by Beth Templeton, founder
and CEO of Our Eyes Were Open
and former director of United
Ministries
Alsocheck out the new course
for Spring.
Perspectives on Poverty
Tuesday, 3:154:45 p.m., Herring
Center, Crabtree (HC110)
Presented by Furman Faculty and
facilitated by Pat Hicks
Registration begins February 25.

OLLI@Furman

Executive Council

Committee Chairs

President...........................Karl Sedlarz
VP of Membership............Elaine Brummett
VP of Administration.........Sandy Jenkins
At Large....................Cathy Dwyer

Dick Eaton

Natalina Ferlauto

Laura Gossett

Pat Hicks
........................................Barbara Wojack

Curriculum.........................Jim Smeaton
Faculty Support.................Judy Pearson
Admin................................Steve Davis
Long-Range Planning.......Barbara Leimsieder
Gray Matters.....................Gary Aten
Outreach............................Jack Hansen
Social.................................Sharon Sickler
Volunteers.........................Connie Memolo

Register online at furman.edu/olli

Monday
PHO1601 Beginning Digital
Photography
Monday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,
Graham (HC005)
We will learn how to use and care for
our point and shoot and SLR cameras,
their basic controls, capabilities, and
limitations. We will explore photography techniques, with particular
attention to focus, lighting, and
exposure to get good results with
minimal editing. We will review photo
management, reproduction, and editing options. Bring your camera to each
class with charged batteries, a memory
card, and the instruction manual. Basic
computer skills are required.

HFE501 Farmers Intermediate


Hiking

PAH862 Play Ball: All for the Love of


Baseball

Monday, 9 a.m.4:30 p.m., Herring


Center, Parking Lot (rt. of Timmons)

Monday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,


Piper (HC111)

Springtime is a wonderful time to go


hiking. It is the time of the year when
the flora and fauna wake up from their
winter dormancy. Wildflowers will
begin to bloom, and new growth will
be evident on most plants. We will
typically hike five to eight miles on
moderate to moderately strenuous
trails. Wear hiking boots or sturdy
shoes, and dress in layers appropriate
for the weather. Bring plenty of water
and lunch. Please clear this physical
activity with your doctor. Meet by 9
a.m. in the parking lot to the right of
Timmons Arena. We will carpool and
share cost of gas.

This class is for fans who just love


anything to do with baseball and for
newbies who want to learn more about
Americas favorite pastime. Coaches
and players will talk about the finer
points of the game, strategy, umpiring,
and the business of baseball. Meet
folks from the Drive and get a private
tour of Fluor Field. Class begins
March 31 because the instructor will
be attending Spring Training the first
week; full report will be given!

Experienced hikers Wayne Halli and


Ray Roback is a retired military officer
Tommy Cook will co-lead this course.
and culinary arts instructor. Photography
started as a hobby and has become a
HFE513 High Country Hikers
passion for the past four years.
Monday, 9 a.m.4:30 p.m., Herring
HFE585 Core Conditioning for Seniors Center, Parking Lot (rt. of Timmons)

Springtime hiking in the Upstate is


truly an opportunity not to be missed.
Wildflowers and waterfalls are an
This group fitness class is designed to
added attraction on many of these
combat the effects of our modern sedhikes. We will hike five to eight miles
entary lifestyles, chronic disease, low
on moderate to moderately strenuous
back pain, joint stiffness, knee injury
trails. Please clear this physical activity
and other joint problems. Developed
with your doctor. Meet in the parking
on the principle that a flexible body
lot to the right of Timmons Arena at 9
with good posture is typically pain free,
a.m. Carpool and share the cost of gas.
this class will teach you to improve
Bob Howell and Steve Davis both
your breathing techniques using Pilates floor exercises combined with the enjoy the outdoors and hiking and will
lead this course.
additional challenge of a stability ball.
Participants can expect to improve
their sense of well-being, improve their BEF215 Investing 101
posture and reduce lower back pain.
Monday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,
This class is for everyone and we begin Huff (HC105)
slowly concentrating on flexibility and
This class will provide the basics of
breathing technique. Please bring your
investing including stocks, bonds,
yoga mat the first week.
mutual funds, annuities, estate
Ron Bryson, a retiree, keeps himself
planning, and basic investing principles.
active with cycling, swimming,
Justin Smith is a graduate of Anderson
pilates, and strength training. He is
University and is an AAMS certified
a NASM certified personal trainer
financial advisor with Edward Jones.
with a specialty in senior fitness and a
He has been a financial advisor for over
certified yoga teacher.
five years in the north Greenville area.
Monday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,
Crabtree (HC110)

Margaret Clark will facilitate this


course. She is a fan of OLLI and of
baseball. She is also a season ticket
holder for the Greenville Drive, scores
all the games, and hates the offseason.
PHO1609 Short Walks In
Photography
Monday, 9 a.m.noon, Herring Center,
Computer Lab (HC104)
This course is designed to introduce
those interested in digital photography
to the rewards of landscape and nature
photography. We will carpool from the
Furman campus to locations around
Greenville where we will experience
and capture the variety of beauty
and nature. We will learn together by
reviewing and critiquing our images.
Participants should bring their camera
manuals to class and must have a basic
working knowledge of their camera,
as well as a basic understanding of
computers.
Bruce McCandless is a retired science
educator. He has taught black and
white wet photography and digital
photography to both children and
adults. Seth Harrison is a multimedia
specialist at Furman and developed
an interest in photography when film
came in sheets and flash was a bulb.

HIS686 Interesting Characters in


American History II
Monday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Crabtree (HC110)
Your favorite instructorslike Bob
Dwyer, Rory Case and Linda Kellywill
talk about their favorite characters in
history, from General George Thomas,
to Chief Quanah Parker, to cartoonist
Al Capp. A different instructor each
week presents a different interesting
character.
This class will have a different
presenter each week. Class moderator
Roger Wheeler is a history buff,
amateur author and former corporate
tax attorney.
ACM192 Lets Play Your Ukulele

Dutchman, Boito - Doktor Faust,


Gounod - Faust, Corigillano - The
Ghosts of Versailles. Each week a
different opera will be discussed and
presented. The instructor will prepare
a power point presentation that will
provide key information regarding the
composer and an analysis of the opera
regarding its significance in the world
of opera. This presentation with the
opera synopsis will be emailed out
prior to class.
Ronald Bryson has been a lover of
classical music and opera for over a
quarter century. Through his audio
visual presentations, he attempts to
impart the same to class members.
RPH910 The Four Gospels

Monday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,


Monday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m., Herring
Herring Center, Piper (HC111)
Center, Small Arts/Crafts (HC113)
This course will cover the following:
This class is designed to learn more
just what is a gospel?; the sources
songs and add additional chords to
and a survey of each gospel including
improve your skill level. We will be
authorship, unique features,
playing songs the first class. Some
purpose(s), and principal theme.
experience will be very beneficial, but
if you have music abilities that also will Billy Hill is retired from the United
States government and has previously
work. Recommended book (useful for
practicing basic skills): Ukulele Method taught classes on Modern Political
Theory;The Four Gospels; and Paul,
Book 1 by Lil Rev (ISBN 0634077260).
The Man and His Letters.
Shelley Knee Johnson has taught
Ukulele for OLLI since 2011. She has
played the guitar for eight years,
BEF216 Re-Creating Home:
performing in the North and South.
Downsizing and Decluttering
She is proud to be a member of the
After 50
YesterUkes, a local senior ukulele Rock Monday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
and Roll Band.
Herring Center, Huff (HC105)
ACM112 Opera: The Devil, Demons
and Madness
Monday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Graham (HC005)
This class is designed to enable both
the seasoned opera listener and those
who would like to become more
familiar with opera to increase their
appreciation and enjoyment of opera.
Operas selected are: Meyerbeer Robert Le Diable, Stravinsky -The
Rakes Progress, Bellini - I Puritano,
Strauss - Elektra, Wagner- The Flying

Register online at furman.edu/olli

This course covers the five main topics


to downsizing: 1) Committing 2)
Decluttering 3) Choosing where to live
4)Transitioning and 5) Settling into your
new space. If you are planning to move
or downsize in the next three years,
now is the time to start planning. Fran
will guide you through the process.
Now is a great time to get started.
Fran Scoville is a retired realtor, home
economist, and teacher with a BS and
MS in home economics from Winthrop
University. As a realtor for almost 20
years, she was a certified residential

specialist, a senior real estate specialist


and an accredited staging professional.
ACM109 The History of Rock and Roll
Monday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m., Herring
Center, Downstairs Classroom (HC004)
We will examine the roots and the
history of Rock and Roll musicfrom
its antecedents in blues, folk and
country and western music, to Elvis,
the folk era, the Beatles and the British
Invasion, the hard rock/psychedelic
era, and Southern rock. We will listen
to musical samples and view concert
video. No musical ability is necessary.
Charles Blakely is a child of the
1960s. He is a graduate of Erskine
College, Union Theological Seminary
in Virginia, and Duquesne University.
He has taught at USC and Presbyterian
College.
ACM110 Basic Watercolor
Monday, 1:304 p.m., Herring Center,
Graham (HC005)
Watercolor is simple if you get the
right start with proper materials
and techniques. This course is for
beginners or those who want to restart
watercolor painting. Special attention
will be given to the proper materials
and their use.
Ron Gillen is well known for his rich
watercolors over a range of subjects
including architecture, landscapes, and
portraits. He has taught many adults
the secrets of watercolor. His studio is
at Art Crossing in Greenville, and he
has taught watercolor at OLLI and at
Senior Action.
LNT704 Beginning Spanish III
Monday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,
Piper (HC111)
This course will be a continuation
of Beginning Spanish II, but new
members are welcome to join us.
We will continue to learn simple
conversation with basic vocabulary and
grammar that will be useful for travel
and daily life. Required book: Barrons

EZ Spanish, 5th Edition (ISBN 0-76414129-5). This is a seven-week course


that ends on May 5.
Dylan Jarrett is a senior Spanish
major at Furman University.
LNT760 French II
Monday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,
Huff (HC105)
A continuation of Beginning French,
this course is based on activities
of daily life and will develop your
language skills through listening,
speaking, and writing French.
Prerequisite: Beginning French.
Materials fee: $15 for pronunciation
CD (due to instructor at first class).
Roger Miel was raised in France and
educated as an engineer. He received
his bachelors degree in business
in the United States. He taught
mechanical design in Canada and the
United States.
CPT353 Fun with Your iPad
Monday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,
Small Arts/Crafts (HC113)
This course is designed for beginners
and those who want to learn more
about iPad applications. First, OS 7
basic operating steps and apps that
come with the iPad operating system
will be reviewed. Since the iPad is a
good device to view digital photos,
instruction on the use of the Photos
app to load, organize, edit and share
photos will be taught, followed by a
review of the app iPhoto for the iPad.
This is a five-week class that ends on
April 21.
Bill Beckwith holds the Clemson
University rank of Emeritus Professor
of Chemical Engineering. He also
was head of the General Engineering
Program and taught computer
programing to freshman engineering
students. Upon retiring, he has taught
computer courses in both Clemsons
and Furmans OLLI programs.

PAH840 Introduction to
Beekeeping

childrens book series, and is a prolific


illustrator for Highlights Magazine.

Monday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,


Downstairs Classroom (HC004)

HFE511 Yoga

This course will review beekeeping


from the beginning 8000 years ago
through today. Learn about honey
bee biology, bees in relation to
flowers, managing the honey bee in
each season, diseases/pests of the
honey bee, and honey extraction.
The curriculum is designed so the
students can seek the exam for
certified beekeeper, if desired.
The first five weeks will be in the
classroom and the final three weeks
will meet at the instructors apiary
located close to Furman campus.
Students will receive hands-on
experience and will be required to
purchase a hat and veil for entry to
apiary or bee yard. Required book:
First Lessons in Beekeeping by Keith
Delaplane (ISBN 978-0-915698-12-7).
Buddy May has his B.S. degree
from Clemson University. Before
retirement, Buddy was president
of Mandtex, Inc. (a manufacturer of
textile machinery). Buddy isa double
master beekeeper. He has achieved
the level of master beekeeper with
the Eastern Apicultural Society and
the South Carolina Beekeepers
Association, is an operator of 40
hives, and manages a Queen Rearing
Apiary.
ACM127 Writing & Illustrating for
Children
Monday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,
Vick Seminar (HC102)
Glean advice and receive instruction
from a successfully published author
and illustrator who will help you write
and illustrate for children. Tim will
guide you to refine the characters
and story idea and discuss design
and illustration, as well as lead
constructive critique discussions. He
will also offer publishing strategies
for emerging childrens writers. The
first class will be on March 31.
Tim Davis has authored two popular

Monday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,


Crabtree (HC110)
Yoga can act as an energy
prescription to enrich your life. Spend
a mini-vacation relaxing the mind
and restoring the bodys energy.
Yoga class will combine movement
with alignment, strengthening,
and toning muscles, and releasing
tightness. Our yoga practice is about
linking the breath with the pose and
building core aliveness as we release
resistance and layers of tension. No
prior knowledge of yoga required.
Wear comfortable clothing and bring
a yoga mat.
Kristi Ried-Barton is a registered yoga
trainer, yogic life coach, and owner of
Its Yoga! Studio. She teaches classes,
gives private sessions, provides
teacher training, and conducts
workshops. A teacher since 1979, her
classes are known for their detailed
instruction, inspiration, and nurturing
compassion.

Tuesday
ACM121 A Short Stop at a Big Idea
Tuesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring
Center, Huff (HC105)
This class alternates with Lets
Read and Talk on Tuesdays at 9. It
is primarily a discussion class with
topics ranging from science to music
to art to literature. The current focus
is on the lives and works of world
famous contemporary architects,
both domestic and international.
Usually a video is shown as a basis for
discussion. This course meets every
other week beginning April 1. Course
fee: $30.
Dave Gallemore is a Greenville
native and graduate of Furman. An
educator for 31 years, he has been an
OLLI student for 10 years.
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PAH868 Birding and Butterflying

carpool and share the cost of gas.

Tuesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,


Small Arts/Crafts (HC113)

Dave Beisser has led a hiking class the


past two terms but has been hiking
for over 30 years. He enjoys the great
outdoors.

This is a beginner/intermediate field


class with an emphasis on discovering
and appreciating Furman campus birds
and butterflies. Walking shoes, the
ability to walk for ninety minutes, and
binoculars are required. Class will be
outdoors except for rain. We expect to
see and identify many of the Upstates
winter visiting birds, permanent
residents, spring migrants, and spring
butterflies.
Doug Allen has been involved in
environmental education, birding, and
nature photography for many decades.
Judith Allen will assist with this course.
ACM133 Composition for Everyone
Tuesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,
Vick Seminar (HC102)
Painting, photographers, whatever art
you practice, learn the basic rules of
composition so you know how to break
them. We will practice what we learn
with little hands-on adventures and fun
homework. There is no textbook for
this class.
Cathryn Rice, artist, is a retired art
teacher after 35 years with Greenville
County schools. She gives workshops
and clinics in a variety of art media
which include painting, jewelry, color
theory, and composition. Bruce Schlein
will assist with this course.

ACM120 Lets Read and Talk


Tuesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,
Huff (HC105)
Join our book group for an open
discussion of a different book each
class session. Be ready to contribute
your comments and thoughts by
reading ahead of class meetings.
March 25: The Post Office Girl by
Stefan Zweig; and April 9: Wise Men
by Stuart Nadler. Class members will
select the remaining two books, so
bring your suggestions to the first
session. This course will meet every
other week beginning March 25.
Course fee: $30.
Susan Recknagel, OLLI member, will
be the class moderator.
ACM178 Pastels for Spring Pleasure
Tuesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,
Graham (HC005)
This class will begin indoors and move
outside as weather permits. Students
need prior experience in other art
media. Class members should have a
portable easel, pastel pencils, and soft
pastels.

Georgia Harrison is a teacher and artist


with a background in arts education.
She has shown in several local galleries
HFE505 Daves Intermediate Hiking and as a member of Open Studios
Tuesday, 9 a.m.4 p.m., Herring Center, through the Metropolitan Arts Council.
Parking Lot (rt. of Timmons)
Enjoy spring hiking in the Upstate.
Hopefully we will see wildflowers as
we walk. We will hike four to eight
miles on moderate to strenuous trails.
Wear hiking boots and dress in layers
appropriate for weather conditions.
A hiking stick is helpful. Bring along
a lunch and plenty of water. Please
clear this physical activity with your
doctor. Meet at 9 a.m. in parking lot to
the right of Timmons Arena. We will

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CPT342 The InternetYour Friend


Tuesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,
Computer Lab (HC104)
Discover how the Internet can greatly
enrich and simplify your life. This class
will show computer users with some
experience how to be comfortable
surfing the web, finding exactly what
they are looking for, using banking
sites, and discovering other helpful
information including eBay, WebMD,

shopping sites, and YouTube. Get


up-to-date online weather and news
and check in with your friends! We
will also cover email, instructions for
safe internet surfing, basic computer
safeguards, and how to download free,
reliable programs, including anti-virus
and spam protection software. Bring a
USB drive to class.
Tom Oviatt is a recently retired IT
professional with thirteen years
experience in networking, computer
set-up, training, help desk, software
installation, and troubleshooting in a
publishing environment. Jim Dansby
will assist with this course.
HIS612 When Commercial Airline
Flying Was Fun!
Tuesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,
Piper (HC111)
The first fifty years of American Commercial Aviation (19281978). Week 1:
The Early Years; Week 2: The Manufacturing Pioneers; Week 3: The Airline
Pioneers; Week 4: Pan American World
Airways; Week 5: The Airline Laws/Acts &
Growing Years; Week 6: The War. . . And
After; Week 7: The Wonderful Times;
Week 8: The Hard Landings.
Sessions will include accompanying
videos, memorabilia, and a selection
of publications/books that will be available for after-class lending. In addition,
a retired airline pilot and stewardess
(OLLI members) will address the class.
We will interact, share memories, and
just have fun.
Jeff Holmes is a retired marketing /
advertising executive. His two great
interests are reading about American Commercial Aviation and the Big
Bands era.
HIS668 1559: Religious & Political
Settlements in Western Europe
Tuesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Crabtree (HC110)
The 1559 Treaty of Cateau-Cambresis
marked the end of over six decades of
Italian Wars fought between Spain and
France, and it attempted to establish
a new peaceful balance of power

in Europe. However, the hardening


religious divisions in the aftermath
of the Protestant Reformation
exacerbated tensions across the
continent. This courses lectures
will look closely at the political and
religious circumstances dominating
western Europe in the two decades
surrounding this important treaty. The
1550s and 1560s included the midTudor crisis, the Schmalkaldic Wars in
the Holy Roman Empire, the outbreak
of the Dutch Revolt against Spain, the
Scottish Civil War, a revitalized papacy
after the Council of Trent, and the
beginning of four decades of French
Wars of Religion.

all have our own stories to compare


to those we read and, if we wish, to
share with classmates. Required book:
Growing Up in the South edited by
Suzanne Jones (ISBN 0-451-52873-5).
Sue Grady taught college English for
thirty-four years at Greenville Tech
prior to teaching at OLLI.
PAH842 Healthy Authentic Chinese
Cooking
Tuesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Huff with Lindemann
Kitchen (HC105/106)

Learn how to use Chinese ingredients


to create authentic Chinese dishes.
The class will emphasize healthy eating
Dr. Timothy Fehler is a professor of
and balanced meals. Each week, we
history at Furman where he teaches
Early Modern European History. He has will make two to three easy dishes.
taught numerous courses at FULIR and Food cost: $8 per session ($64 due to
instructor at first class).
OLLI.
PHO1615 Adobe Lightroom 5
Tuesday, 10:45 a.m. 12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Computer Lab (HC104)
We will explore the use of Lightroom
5 for managing digital photographs.
The class will be a combination of
instruction and hands-on practice.
Time will be devoted to importing
both existing and new images into
Lightroom catalogs and then finding
them afterwards, using the various
editing tools to improve the images,
and exporting/printing/publishing the
images. Required book: Lightroom for
Photographers (ISBN 0321934318).
Scott Koegler has been editing digital
images since Adobe introduced
photoshop and enjoys pushing the
limits of digital imaging. Gordon
McGee will assist with this course.
ACM126 Growing Up in the South

Mei Li Trapasso was born and raised in


China. She took her gourmet journey
throughout China by working in
restaurants, interviewing food experts,
filming documentaries, writing her own
recipes, and writing blogs. Her belief is
Let food be the medicine.
PAH828 Team Trivia
Tuesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Small Arts/Crafts
(HC113)
This is a fun class with a competitive
atmosphere based on the popular
board game Trivial Pursuit. We will play
by oral participation rather than on the
board. We will follow the traditional
categories, so come stretch your brain
and help your team.

as we know it other than the Earth.


The very survival of our species may
depend upon our finding a suitable
alternative planetary environment
in some distant star system. Come
with us and explore the nature of the
stellar environment and peruse the
methodologies being considered by
scientists worldwide to get us there.
Join us as we explore The Final
Frontier and follow our Pioneers and
Voyagers into Interstellar Space. The
class will offer hands-on exercises,
demonstrations, guest lectures and
ample opportunity for class questions
and discussion. Recommended book:
Physics of the Future by Michio Kaku
(ISBN 9780307473332).
Val Satko is a semi-retired architect
who for nearly seven years has been
an OLLI instructor in Astronomy,
Oceanography, History, and Our Solar
System.

Lunch & Learn


Tuesdays
Speakers from the community
will present a variety of
interesting topics. Free and
open to the public.
12:301:20 p.m., HC110.
Bring your lunch and invite
your friends.
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HFE550 Training for the Senior


Olympics: Racewalking and Track &
Field Events

Nancy Moore will facilitate this course.

Tuesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,


Furman Track

SNM1029 The Stellar Frontier II

Doug Allen and Joe Lanahan invite


OLLI athletes and would-be athletes to
get individual instruction and coaching
in Senior Olympic events -race walking
(less stressful for older bodies than
running), the sprints, standing and
running long jump, the discus, shot,
and javelin throwing. Athletes will have
the opportunity to participate in the
Greater Greenville Senior Games in

Tuesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,


Herring Center, Piper (HC111)

Tuesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,


Herring Center, Downstairs Classroom
(HC004)

Join our group as we explore stories


and memoirs by writers of the modern
South and reflect upon universal
experiences of coming of age.
Regardless of where we grew up, we

For more than a half century


humankind has been exploring
the solar system. Our search has
demonstrated clearly that there is
no alternative environment for life

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April. Medical permission is required.


Classes meet at the Furman track, rain
or shine.
Doug Allen has coached cross country,
cross country skiing, and track and
field, including race walk and discus,
in high school and college. He has run
48 marathons and medaled in race
walking and track and field events. He
also coaches the Spartanburg Senior
Moments Track Club. Joe Lanahan is
a former Division I college athlete and
coach. He is meet director of both the
Greenville regional and state senior
competition.
PAH822 Beginning Bridge III
Tuesday, 1:303:30 p.m., Herring
Center, Small Arts/Crafts (HC113)
This course is taught from Audrey
Grants Bridge Basics 3: Popular
Conventions. We will cover Stayman
and Jacoby transfer bids, strong
opening bids, and slam biddingthe
Blackwood and Berber conventions.
The style of instruction will be like that
used in Bridge I and II. An idea will be
introduced and discussed followed by
sheets with practice problems that you
will work through with your partner
using the new ideas. The remainder of
the class will be spent using the new
ideas playing bridge. Prerequisite:
Bridge I & II. Materials fee: $12 (due to
instructor at first class).
Ella and Frank Griffin are retired
teachers who have enjoyed playing
bridge for several years. Their forte
is making the information learner
friendly and figuring out whats not
making sense to a beginner.
LNT708 Conversational Sign
Language
Tuesday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,
Graham (HC005)
This course is for both beginners and
those who want to continue learning
ASL. During the first half of each class,
beginners will work directly with the
instructor while others will work as

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a separate group. Later the more


advanced students will sign for the
class and assist beginners in learning
new signs. Recommended book:
Signing Illustrated.
Robin Dykhuizen, a member of the
deaf community, will teach this class.
Alison Coventry-Black will assist with
this course.
PAH843 Cooking Italiano!
Tuesday, 1:303 p.m., Herring
Center, Huff with Lindemann Kitchen
(HC105/106)
Enjoy the flavors and basic principles
of Italian cuisine. Learn to make
risotto, pasta, desserts, and more with
ease. Add new recipes to your life.
Food cost: $8 per session ($64 due to
instructor at first class).
Tony Trapasso, born and raised in New
York City, learned to cook from his
mother. His mother learned traditional
southern Italian cooking from her
mother. He attended The New York
Restaurant School where he was
taught by professional international
chefs. He now splits his time between
the United States and China, offering
cooking classes in China. Mei Li
Trapasso will assist with this course.
HIS637 Survey of Modern European
History
Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.3 p.m., Herring
Center, Crabtree (HC110)
Modern European history from the
French Revolution to the present will
be presented in several installments
annually in the Spring Term. This
first installment will cover the French
Revolution and Napoleon.
Jeff Willis is the Andrew Helmus
Distinguished Professor of History
Emeritus at Converse College, where
he now serves as director of Archives
and Special Collections.

ACM196 The Short Fiction of


Ernest Hemingway
Tuesday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,
Piper (HC111)
Hemingways short fiction offers the
careful reader several themes, but few
stand out as clearly as genderhis
portrayals of men as distinct from
women, in an early 20th century
setting. His exaggerated attention
to masculinity, pride prerogative,
and power are especially strong in
the seven or eight short stories we
will consider. Required book: The
Complete Short Stories of Ernest
Hemingway (ISBN 0684843323).
Arthur McMaster has taught Creative
Writing and American Literature at
USC Upstate and Converse College.
His publishing credits include the bio
Musical Muse (lives of the Classical
Composers).
CPT308 Conversations on Home
& Internet Security
Tuesday, 3:154:45 p.m., Herring
Center, Piper (HC111)
Most of us are on the Internet
on a regular basis. Physically, we
get there through a home or public
network. And most of us are aware
of the security issues associated with
Internet use. But many dont have the
vocabulary or knowledge to actively
improve their security situation. The
objective of these conversations is
to define the vocabulary of home
and Internet security and to provide
enough information on the why
and how of the topic so that
informed decisions can be made on
how to improve your own home and
Internet experience. Come and join
the conversation. This four-week class
ends on April 15. Course fee: $30.
Duane Leet is self-employed as a
computer consultant after nearly 50
years in the computer field.

CEO411 Perspectives on Poverty

HFE515 Aquacize

ACM186 Guitar III

Tuesday, 3:154:45 p.m., Herring


Center, Crabtree (HC110)

Tuesday and Thursday, 23 p.m.,


Herman W. Lay Physical Activities
Center, Pool

Wednesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring


Center, Small Arts/Crafts (HC113)

Poverty can be situational or


generational and affects all of
us in some way. This course will
explore various aspects of the issue
of poverty in our region of South
Carolina, in the United States, and
worldwide. The course will consist of
a series of lecture/discussion sessions
presented by faculty from various
disciplines at Furman University.
Included will be instructors from the
philosophy, economics, history, and
health science departments, plus
representatives from local agencies
who are involved with the issue
of poverty on a daily basis. Local
agencies will include Triune Mercy
Center, Our Eyes Were Opened, and
Greenville Area Interfaith Hospitality
Network (GAIHN).
Pat Hicks will facilitate this course and
has been an OLLI member for years.
HFE555 ALIVEActive Learning,
InVigorating Exercise
Tuesday and Thursday, 1:302:30
p.m., Herman W. Lay Physical
Activities Center, Fitness Center
Let the fitness experts help you learn
to use the Furman Fitness Center
equipment correctly and develop
an effective workout routine. The
class will show you how to set up a
comprehensive workout to increase
your strength, endurance, and
flexibility. The class emphasizes
functional fitness for all participants.
Mickey McCauley is a certified
personal trainer by the American
Council on Exercise, American
College of Sports Medicine, and a
fitness specialist with the Furman
Fitness Center.

Aquacize is a combination of
aerobics, strength training, toning,
flexibility, and cardio routines
using the resistance of the water
for physical improvement and the
buoyancy of the water to alleviate
strain on muscles, bones, and
joints. The ability to swim is not a
requirement, and we do not put our
faces in the water. The co-instructors
lead exercises while in the water, and
a lifeguard watches over the class
from poolside. Water temperature is
around 80 degrees.
Carole Eisen and Gladys Spiak are
long-time OLLI members and have
been participating in Aquacize for
years.

Wednesday
HFE595 Dream a Little Dream
with Me
Wednesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring
Center, Huff (HC105)
A small group will experience in
depth explorations of their dreams,
visions and synchronicities. Both
practical applications and joyful
realization of the good news in each
dream will brighten the brain. We
will offer didactic, discussion and
experiential presentation. Please
bring a half-inch three-ring binder
to class. Recommended book: The
Book of Symbols (ISBN 3836514486).
Mary McGee is a certified natural
health professional and has
certification in dream leadership from
the Haden Institute. She has 11 years
experience in dream work after many
years in naturopathic practice.

This class is a continuation of Guitar


II, but new folks are invited. We
will learn more picking patterns,
strumming patterns, tablature, the
function of bar chords, bass licks,
and more. When you finish this class,
you will be able to play with Kenny
Rogers (if you are playing his music
on a CD).
Jann Howell has a masters degree in
music and will lead this course.
RPH945 Islam II: Theory and
Practice
Wednesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring
Center, Downstairs Classroom
(HC004)
This course is a continuation of Islam
I offered in the Fall term. It will cover
some of the hot concepts in Islam
such Jihad, Role of Women, Sharia,
Muslim view of Jesus, etc. In summer
2014, there will be an optional eightday trip to Turkey to visit historical
sites and observe the life and
practice of Muslims. Required books:
The Holy Quran in Todays English by
Yahya Emerick (ISBN 1451506910 ); A
Brief Guide Islam, Belief and Practice
by Suleyman Eris (ISBN 1597840513).
Akif Aydin has been executive
director of Jacksonville Amity Turkish
Cultural Center since 2006 and serves
as president of the South Carolina
Dialogue Foundation. He has his
masters degree in educational
leadership/policy studies and is
working on his PhD in economics. He
was a broadcaster on a radio station
in Turkey where he discussed topics
which included the subject of religion
and social issues.

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LNT712 Latin 101: Beginning


Latin III
Wednesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring
Center, Vick Seminar (HC102)
Latin 101 Part III continues the Winter
Terms Introductory Latin. Students
will read in Latin about the life and
death of Lucius Caecilius Iucundus,
a real resident of Pompeii in AD79.
If youve always wanted to take Latin
or you remember it fondly, join us
for a non-threatening trip to the
past. Be amazed at the extent of
Roman influence on our lives and the
discoveries made in this decade. Each
session also includes presentations
of Roman culture, arts and history.
Required book: Cambridge Latin
Course Unit II (ISBN 9780521004305).
Michael Kilgore is a recovering
corporate attorney. Ginny Anderson
formerly taught Latin at Furman and
currently teaches eight courses of Latin
to adults over fifty on seniorlearn.org.
PHO1600 Spring Fling
Wednesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring
Center, Computer Lab (HC104)
Spring is a great time to photograph
downtown Greenville with the eyes of
a newcomer. Class days will alternate
between touristing downtown and
sharing your photographs. The class
will get feedback from classmates
and instructor and create new
interpretations with Photoshop. Please
bring cameras and images on a thumb
drive or memory card to the first class
which will be at the Herring Center
Computer Lab (HC104).
Bruce Schlein, retired pathologist,
has been taking and exhibiting
photographs since 1959 and has
taught at OLLI and the Greenville
County Museum Art School.

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SNM1075 The Science of Food


Wednesday, 910:30 a.m., Herring
Center, Piper (HC111)
We are what we eat, and this class will
focus on the food that sustains us.
Each week a different food technology
topic will be presented including:
All about Meat; All about Produce;
All about Dairy; Processed and
Prepared Foods; Nutrition; Packaging;
Production-Source to Retail; and Food
Law and Safety. A food/packaging
scientist from Cryovac will cover each
topic with time for discussion and
questions.
Eight presenters from the Cryovac
Division of Sealed Air Corporation
will cover eight different topics on
food technology. Alan Weinberg
and Johnnie Walters are the class
facilitators.

RPH965 Ideas That Will Not Let Us


Go: Five Great Philosophies of Life
Wednesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Piper (HC111)
The Western intellectual tradition
forms the core of what we accept
and act on without thinking. Our
tradition has been created by five
great philosophies of life: Platonism,
Aristotelianism, Epicureanism,
Stoicism, and Christianity. Those
thoughts continue to live in us
and form our responses to difficult
situations.
Tom Buford was educated at
the University of North Texas,
Southwestern Baptist Theological
Seminary, and Boston University.
Before retiring, he taught at Kentucky
Southern College, University of North
Texas and Furman. He is the author/
editor of eleven books.

PAH800 Woodcarving 101


Wednesday, 9 a.m.noon, Herring
Center, Graham (HC005)

PAH827 Intermediate Bridge:


A Different Look III

This course is an introduction to


woodcarving. Students will first be
introduced to the carving knife. They
will learn safety, carving strokes and
sharpening. Projects will include a ball,
a stirrer, and a swan. The materials
fee includes a new carving knife, a
protective glove, a leather strap for
sharpening, and wood for projects. As
the course progresses, students will
learn about gouges, V tools, skews,
patterns, and finishing processes.
The objective is to have each student
carving on their own by the end of
the term. Materials fee: $40 (due to
instructor at first class).

Wednesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,


Herring Center, Small Arts/Crafts
(HC113)

Dick Long, assisted by Jim Sullivan,


will be the instructor. Both Dick and
Jim have each been carving for over
eight years and have taken many
courses presented by the countrys
leading professional carvers. They
are members of the Piedmont Wood
Carvers Club of Greenville.

This course is aimed at players who


have played for a while, but have a
desire to rise above the crowd. It is
not intended to teach you how to
play bridge, but to teach players how
to improve. The course will cover all
aspects from defense, bidding, and
card play techniques. It will challenge
you and provide tips and guidance
intended to help you improve your
game. If you have not taken one of
the instructors intermediate classes,
it is advised that you speak with him
or with previous students about the
level of play that will be included.
Experienced players will find the
material challenging. Note: Not a
repeat of Winter14 course.
Hugh Hughes is an ACBL emerald life
master and is in the top one percent
of master point holders for that
organization. He has one National
Championship and two other ACBLwide tournament wins to his credit.

He started playing bridge as a Furman


student in the late 1960s, and began
playing in tournaments at that time.
He has taught more than a dozen OLLI
courses, all on various bridge topics.
Jim Nichols, who is a life master, will
assist with this course.
LNT782 Latin 200: Readings in
Caesar II
Wednesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Vick Seminar (HC102)
Latin 200 continues our study of Latin
with readings in Caesar, beginning
with his invasion of Britain and the
surprising events connected with it.
Well approach his Commentaries as
literature, and well marvel at how he
manipulates the structure of Latin,
through his style and surprising use
of rhetorical devices, to achieve
his goal. But what is his goal? Is
it only propaganda? Is it merely
hypomnemata? Well seek to find
the man scholars have been divided
on for centuries, and in the end well
make our own decision of who he was,
based on our own translations of his
words, opposing scholarly commentary,
and lively class discussions of the
intricacies of his prose. Come join us
and experience the glory that was
Rome all over again. Required books:
Cambridge Latin Course Unit 3 (ISBN
9780521894708 and Invasion of Britain
by W. Welch and C.G. Duffield (ISBN
9780865163348). This is a seven-week
course that ends on May 7.
Ginny Anderson formerly taught Latin
at Furman and currently teaches eight
courses of Latin to adults over fifty on
seniorlearn.org.
ACM118 Readers Theatre: Miltons
Paradise Lost
Wednesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Huff (HC105)
Discover the pleasures of reading and
investigating the meaning behind
the words glowing from the pages
of one of the greatest epics ever

written. Drawn from a lifetime of rich


exploration and evolution of his ideas
on politics and religion, John Miltons
Paradise Lost begs to be read aloud.
In his blindness, words and phrases
rise out of his powerful imagination as
he dictates and listens to their weight
and quality as they are read back to
him over and over again. Our Readers
Theatre will require no costumes,
props, staging, or memorization.
Supported by occasional musical
selections and works of art, we will read
and discuss excerpts from Paradise
Lost to create a Readers Theatre for
our ears and minds. Required book:
Paradise Lost by John Milton (ISBN
048644287X).
Emmie Watson has been a high school
English teacher for 28 years, teaching
in Japan, Germany, Greenville, and
most recently in Poland. The editor of
three childrens books, she cant resist
words and language wherever they occur.
RPH932 The Book of Psalms
Wednesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Presidents
Conference (HC103)
The 150 poems of The Book of Psalms
have served as the prayer book for
both the Jewish and Christian faiths
through the centuries. In this course
we will consider the poems as falling
into three broad categories: Psalms
of orientation, disorientation, and
reorientation. This theme is helpful in
that it corresponds to the seasons of
our lives. In each case, we will look at
various Psalms that represent these
divisions. The Psalms of orientation are
praise poems that view God as being
in Gods heaven and all is right with the
world. Those of disorientation are the
lament Psalms in which the writer cries
for help from the wrongs and hurts of
the world. Finally, those of reorientation
are again Psalms of praise in which the
writer gives thanks to God for delivery
from the pit. The size of the class will
be limited to encourage discussion and
participation by class members.

A.Y. Brown closed his real estate


devlopment company at 52 and
attended Emory University, where
he earned a masters in Christian
Theology. He is a lay person and
undertook this course of study as part
of his personal journey.
ACM171 Writers on Writing . . .
and Writing
Wednesday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Downstairs
Classroom (HC004)
This term we will look at what a
variety of writers like Stephen King
(of all authors), Anne Lamott, and
Julia Cameron have written about the
process of writing. We will start with
an examination of creativity based on
a special issue of Scientific American,
looking at a-ha moments plus the
hard work of the practice of creativity.
Then, well be putting these writers
tips to work on a series of writing
projects, long and short, silly and
serious. Well share our writings in
class and learn from positive feedback
as we grow in creativity and courage
through practice. The last class will be
a recital.
Judith Babb Chandler-Huse, lifelong
educator and long-time OLLI instructor,
is an active community volunteer and
outsider artist.
PAH838 Quilting by Hand
Wednesday, 13 p.m., Herring Center,
Presidents Conference (HC103)
Learn the basics of quilting by hand.
You can be as creative as you wish by
piecing and assembling cotton fabrics
of different colors (solids and prints) cut
into various shapes to make a pattern.
A list of supplies is posted on OLLIs
website.
Simonne Lindemann has been quilting
by hand for pleasure for over thirty-five
years and teaching for twelve.

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OLLI Course Calendar | March 24May 16, 2014

Lunch & Learn


Tuesdays
Speakers from the community will
present a variety of interesting
topics.Free and open to the
public, 12:301:20 p.m., HC110.
Bring your lunch and invite your
friends.
Mar 25



How TV and Other News


Media Have Changed
Over the Years
Carol Goldsmith, WYFF,
Channel 4 newscaster

April 1 Music to Stir Our Souls



Furman Student Jazz

Combo, led by Keslie
Nolan
April 8 Economic Development
between South Carolina

and Israel

George Fletcher,
entrepreneur
April 15 How to Keep the Upstate

from Becoming the Next
Atlanta

Brad Wyche, executive

director of Upstate
Forever
April 22


OUR Broken Health


Care System
Dr. Spence Taylor, surgeon/
head of medical school on


Greenville Health System
campus
April 29 Banned Books

Pat Scales, nationally

acclaimed librarian
May 6 Biking in Greenville

Rich Mead, OLLI member

and active sports
enthusiast
May 13 Greenville County

Butch Kirven, Greenville

County Council

Monday

Tuesday

910:30 a.m.

910:30 a.m.

HFE501 Farmers Intermediate


Hiking* (Halli/Cook) HPL

9 a.m.4:30 p.m.
HFE513 High Country Hikers*

(Howell/Davis) HPL

9 a.m.4:30 p.m.
PHO1609 Short Walks In Photo*
(McCandless/Harrison)

HC104 9 a.m.noon
PHO1601 Beginning Digital Photo

(Roback) HC005
HFE585 Core Conditioning

(Bryson) HC110
BEF215 Investing 101 (Smith)
HC105
PAH862 Play Ball (Clark) HC111

HFE505

ACM121

PAH868

ACM133

ACM120

ACM178

CPT342

HIS612

Daves Intermediate Hiking*


(Beisser) HPL 9 a.m.4 p.m.
A Short Stop at a Big Idea
(Gallemore) HC105
Birding and Butterflying
(Allen/Allen) HC113
Composition for Everyone
(Rice/Schlein) HC102
Lets Read and Talk
(Recknagel) HC105
Pastels for Spring Pleasure
(Harrison) HC005
The InternetYour Friend
(Oviatt/Dansby) HC104
When Commercial Airline Flying
Was Fun! (Holmes) HC111

10:45 a.m 12:15 p.m.

HIS686 Characters in American



History II (Wheeler) HC110
ACM192 Lets Play Your Ukulele

(Johnson) HC113
ACM112 Opera (Bryson) HC005
RPH910 The Four Gospels

(Hill) HC111
BEF216 Re-Creating Home

(Scoville) HC105
ACM109 The History of Rock and
Roll (Blakely) HC004

HIS668 1559: Religious & Political


Settlements in Western Europe

(Fehler) HC110
PHO1615 Adobe Lightroom 5

(Koegler/Magee) HC104
ACM126 Growing Up in the South

(Grady) HC111
PAH842 Chinese Cooking

(Trapasso) HC105/106
PAH828 Team Trivia (Moore) HC113
SNM1029 The Stellar Frontier II (Satko) HC004
HFE550 Training for the Senior Olympics:
Racewalking and Track & Field
Events (Allen/Lanahan) FU Track

1:303 p.m.

1:303 p.m.

10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.

ACM110

LNT704

LNT760
CPT353

PAH840

ACM127

HFE511

Basic Watercolor*
(Gillen) HC005 1:304 p.m.
Beginning Spanish III
(Jarrett) HC111
French II (Miel) HC105
Fun with Your iPad
(Beckwith) HC113
Intro to Beekeeping
(May) HC004
Writing & Illustrating
for Children (Davis) HC102
Yoga (Ried-Barton) HC110

HFE555 ALIVE* (McCauley) PAC


1:302:30 p.m.
PAH822 Beginning Bridge III*

(Griffin/Griffin) HC113
1:303:30 p.m.
HFE515 Aquacize* (Eisen/Spiak)

PAC Pool 23 p.m.
LNT708 Conversational Sign Language
(Dykhuizen/Coventry-Black)
HC005
PAH843 Cooking Italiano!

(Trapasso/Trapasso) HC105/106
HIS637 Modern European History

(Willis) HC110
ACM196 Ernest Hemingway

(McMaster) HC111

3:154:45 p.m.

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CPT308 Conversations on Home &


Internet Security (Leet) HC111

(4 weeks)
CEO411 Perspectives on Poverty

(Hicks) HC110

* Please note class times as they are different from regular schedules.

Wednesday
910:30 a.m.
PAH800 Woodcarving 101*

(Long/Sullivan) HC005

9 a.m.noon
HFE595 Dream a Little Dream

(McGee) HC105
ACM186 Guitar III (Howell) HC113
RPH945 Islam II (Aydin) HC004
LNT712 Latin 101

(Kilgore/Anderson) HC102
PHO1600 Spring Fling (Schlein) HC104
SNM1075 The Science of Food

(Weinberg/Walters) HC111

10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.


RPH965 Five Great Philosophies

of Life (Buford) HC111
PAH827 Intermediate Bridge:
A Different Look III

(Hughes/Nichols) HC113
LNT782 Latin 200 (Anderson) HC102
ACM118 Miltons Paradise Lost

(Watson) HC105
RPH932 The Book of Psalms

(Brown) HC103
ACM171 Writers on Writing

(Chandler-Huse) HC004

1:303 p.m.
PAH838 Quilting by Hand*

(Lindemann) HC103 13 p.m.
PAH834 Woodcarving Studio 201*
(Thompson/Ludwigsen)

HC005 1:304:30 p.m.
HFE506 Beginning Shag

(Childs/Block) PAC Dance
Studio (4 weeks)
ACM117 Joyces A Portrait of

the Artist (Ward) HC004
LNT766 Latin 103 (Anderson) HC102
SNM1033 Physics 102 (McCarty) HC105
ACM156 Sing the Greatest Country
Songs Ever

(Grote/Root) HC113
RPH943 The Unifying Mind of
Humankind (Godfrey) HC111

3:154:45 p.m.
CPT355

ACM153

Beginning Computer
(Fletcher/Hack) HC104
Fiction Writing II
(Burns) HC105

Thursday
910:30 a.m.

HFE502 Martins Intermediate Hiking*



(Martin) HPL 9 a.m.4 p.m.
PHO1603 Nature and Landscape
Photography* (Howell/Weinberg)

HC104 9 a.m.3 p.m.
ACM116 Pen and Ink* (Jones/Lynch)

HC005 9 a.m.noon
HFE512 Wildflowers and Waterfalls*

(Eaton) HPL 9 a.m.4 p.m.
LNT724 Conversational Spanish

and Culture (Davis) HC113
CEO407 Great Decisions 2014

(Rounsville/Lancelot) HC111

10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.

PAH857 A Taste of Persia



(Saeedi) HC105/106
BEF255 Retirement Income Planning

(Angel) HC111
PAH813 Crochet 101

(Ferguson) HC113
PPS1325 Dynamic Aging

(Tower) HC004
ACM100 Samuel Clemens

(Kelly) HC110
RPH903 The Hebrew Prophets

(Leffert) HC103

1:303 p.m.

HFE555 ALIVE* (McCauley) PAC


1:302:30 p.m.
HFE515 Aquacize* (Eisen/Spiak)

PAC Pool 23 p.m.
PAH844 Basic Vegan Cooking Class*

(ONeil/Davis) HC105/106
12:302:30 p.m.
ACM174 Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas II*

(Kilgore) HC111 1:304:45 p.m.
BEF260 Successful Greenville

Entrepreneurs (Kiemle) HC110
HIS695 Victory in the Pacific II

(Lacquement) HC004

3:154:45 p.m.

HFE507 Line Dancing* (Geisler) HC005


3:154:15 p.m.
BEF241 Investment and Estate
Planning (Watson) HC105 (4 weeks)
PAH841 Beginning ChessLearn to Play

(Schumacher) HC113
SNM1031 Science Research at Furman

University (Gurney/Zgraggen)
HC004
CEO475 Dining AroundThe West End II*

(Davis) Meets Offsite 5:158 p.m.

Friday
910:30 a.m.
ACM147 Commercial Oil Portraits*
(Kennedy) HC113
911:30 a.m.
HFE503 The Rock Stars*
(Heman) Contact Instructor
9 a.m.4 p.m.

Thursday Lunch
Book Clubs
Mystery Reading Group
HC103 12:30 1:15 p.m.

(Contact: Judy Pearson at


judypearson@bellsouth.net)
Books for the Spring Term are:

April 3

April 17

May 1

May 15

God of Guilt
by Michael Connelly
Fear Nothing
by Lisa Gardner
Sycamore Row
by John Grisham
Hunting Shadows
by Charles Todd

Rogue Readers
HC111 12:301:15 p.m.
(Contact: Cindy Smithers at
myrtletheturtle@mindspring.com)
Books for the Spring Term are:

March 27 A Land Remembered



by Patrick D. Smith
April 10 Her Fearful Symmetry

by Audrey Niffenbegger
April 24 The Activists Daughter

by Ellyn Bache
May 8 Orphan Train

by Kristina Baker Kline

(Bonus Trips & Events Schedule


located on next page.)

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Friday Bonus
Trips & Events
BTE1100 Modular Millwork

March 28, 10 a.m.
BTE1105 Inside Artisphere

March 28, 11 a.m., HC110
BTE1107 Charles Dickens

March 28, 10 a.m.
BTE1114 Poverty Simulation

March 28, 1:30 p.m., HC110
BTE1118 SC Governors School

April 4, TBA
BTE1123 History through Railroad
Songs

April 4, 9:30 a.m., HC111
BTE1126 Spring Ephemerals

April 4, 8 a.m.
BTE1131 Glass Fusing and Pottery
Painting

April 4, 11 a.m.
BTE1135 Sealevel Systems, Inc.

April 11, 10 a.m.
BTE1139 Wet Felting a Scarf

April 11, 10 a.m., HC005
BTE1140 Coffee Roasting and Tasting

April 11, 10 a.m.
BTE1143 Spring on Lake Jocassee

April 25, 10 a.m.
BTE1148 A.J. Whittenberg Elementary

April 25, 10 a.m.
BTE1152 Historic Greece, Part III

April 25, 10 a.m., HC111
BTE1156 Memory Loss

April 25, 11 a.m., HC110
BTE1160 French Champagne and
Luncheon

May 2, noon
BTE1164 Leonard Cohens Hallelujah!

May 2, 9:30 a.m., HC111
BTE1167 AARP Safe Driving Class

May 2, 9 a.m., HC004
BTE1171 T & S Brass

May 9, 10 a.m.
BTE1175 A Necessary War

May 9, 10:30 a.m., HC111
BTE1179 GHS/USC School of Medicine

May 9, 1:30 p.m.
BTE1182 Michelin North America

May 16, 10 a.m.
BTE1186 Baseball in Greenville

May 16, 1:15 p.m.
BTE1188 Social Security

May 16, 1 p.m., HC111
BTE1190 Cooking Local

May 16, 10 a.m.
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HFE506 Beginning Shag


Wednesday, 1:303 p.m., Herman
W. Lay Physical Activities Center,
Dance Studio
Shag is the official South Carolina
state dance and is a carefree,
timeless step that connects
generations. This four-week class is
for the absolute beginner to learn
the basic steps and rhythm. Then,
progress to several different turns
with instruction and demonstration.
No partner required. Wear leather
sole shoes or dance in your socks.
Course fee: $30.
Kae Childs grew up in Greenville.
She graduated from USC with a
degree in business administration
and Clemson with a masters
degree in guidance. She has taught
Shag for many years at USC in
Columbia, Mt. Pleasant Senior
Center, Charleston Parks/Rec and
Furmans Learning for You program.
Keith Block will assist with this
course.
ACM117 Joyces A Portrait of the
Artist
Wednesday, 1:303 p.m., Herring
Center, Downstairs Classroom
(HC004)

expanding our understanding of


Roman Britain and Alexandria,
Egypt, as we gain confidence in
reading Latin. Well read in Latin
about Vespasian, Agricola, Salvius,
and King Cogidubnus, as well as
the Fishbourne Royal Palace in
Sussex and Boudicca. Well then
move to Alexandria, Egypt, at the
time of the Roman occupation
and cover such diverse topics as
the Pharos, Pompeys Pillar, Isis,
Ptolemy, and Roman medicine.
Well look at the Battle of Actium
and decide whether the portrayal
by Richard Burton in the film
Cleopatra was accurate. Join us
for a fascinating trip back in time.
Required book: Cambridge Latin
Course Unit 2 (ISBN 0521004306).
This is a seven-week course that
ends on May 7.
Ginny Anderson formerly taught
Latin at Furman and currently
teaches eight courses of Latin to
adults over fifty on seniorlearn.org.
SNM1033 Physics 102 for NonScientists
Wednesday, 1:303 p.m., Herring
Center, Huff (HC105)

This course is designed for those


with an interest in how the physical
This is a course on James Joyces
world works and is a continuation
autobiographical novel. We will
of Physics 101. We will look further
discuss one chapter of the novel
into the concepts of quantum
per week. Participants should read
theory and the concepts of string
chapter one before the first class.
theory, M theory, higher dimensions
This five-week class ends on April 23.
and the possibilities of parallel
Jim Ward is a retired English
worlds and the multiverse. A
professor with thirty years of
background in science and math
teaching experience on the college is not required, but an open and
and university level. He has taught
inquiring mind is. Students will
OLLI courses at Furman and UNCdetermine the pace of the course
Asheville.
with an emphasis on understanding
the basic concepts before
advancing to more complex or
LNT766 Latin 103: Intermediate
additional topics.
Latin II
Wednesday, 1:303 p.m., Herring
Center, Vick Seminar (HC102)
Latin 103 continues the exciting
You Are There reading
experience we began in Latin 102

Joe McCarty is a retired


professional engineer with a
lifelong interest in science and
especially physics. He has taught
for OLLI since 2005.

ACM156 Sing the Greatest Country


Songs Ever

equipment. Carvers should bring


whatever project they are working on.
If you have no project, instructors can
Wednesday, 1:303 p.m., Herring
help you choose one, but you will be
Center, Small Arts/Crafts (HC113)
responsible for purchase of wood or
If you enjoy singing along with your
blanks. Work alongside instructors
country favorites, join our group of
and other experienced carvers in the
enthusiastic voices for music and fun!
class to gain insights into improving
Two to four artists will be featured each
your skills at carving and finishing your
week. First we will listen to the original,
work using various paint or staining
and then we will perform it ourselves
techniques.
with guitar accompaniment. Many
Ron Thompson and Jay Ludwigsen will
songs will be selected and we will
co-lead this class. After serving in the
choose our ten favorite to rehearse.
U.S. Navy, Ron graduated from Rutgers
Materials fee: $5 (due to instructor at
University with a PhD in nutrition. Jay
first class).
spent his career in commercial aviation.
David Grote is a retired social studies
Both Ron and Jay developed a passion
teacher who loves playing the guitar
for carving under the tutelage of Ed
and singing the older songs of the
Brokelbank and Kent Ellison. They have
50s80s. He has been playing for 27
won numerous awards at the annual
years. Judith Root will assist with this
Piedmont Carving Clubs show.
course.
RPH943 The Unifying Mind of
Humankind
Wednesday, 1:303 p.m., Herring
Center, Piper (HC111)
This course will explore the Unifying
Mind, a term originally coined by
John Erskine, eminent professor of
humanities at Columbia University
and the inspiration for Britannicas
Great Books of the Western World.
The class will examine the works of
major contributors to the expanding
body of world-wide knowledge and
will include the aggregate knowledge
of both Eastern and Western thought.
Student input will be encouraged and
significant time for discussion will be
allowed, with the ultimate goal of
balancing nature, science, and our beliefs.
Ben Godfrey is a resident author, philosopher, and essayist who studies the
challenges of balancing nature, science,
and belief in a contemporary society.
PAH834 Woodcarving Studio 201
Wednesday, 1:304:30 p.m., Herring
Center, Graham (HC005)
Prerequisite is Woodcarving 101 or
having some woodcarving experience.
You should be able to maintain
sharp tools and have proper safety

dialogue, setting, and pacing. Youll


learn to read as a writer, keep a writers
notebook, and do warm-up exercises.
Based on participant readiness, well
also discuss techniques for developing
stories and novels for publication,
finding publishers, or self publishing.
This class is not a writers group
where works are shared and critiqued.
Required book: Writing Fictionthe
Practical Guide by Alexander Steele
(ISBN: 152343306).
William C. Burns, Jr. is an awardwinning, internationally published
author of fiction, poetry, and theatre.

Thursday
LNT724 Conversational Spanish
and Culture

CPT355 Beginning Computer for


the Terrified

Thursday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,


Small Arts/Crafts (HC113)

Wednesday, 3:154:45 p.m., Herring


Center, Computer Lab (HC104)

This course will be a continuation of


the winter term so some knowledge
of Spanish would be very helpful.
Students will present reports which we
shall use as a basis for conversation
and some grammar study. Nobody has
to be perfect because communication
is the goal.

Starting with how to turn on the


computer and covering the basics
of using a computer, students will
learn how to use an email account,
do basic word processing, and file
management. Students should bring
a USB flash drive to the third class in
order to save their computer work.
Sarah Fletcher, the founder and
original director of OLLI @ Furman
(formerly FULIR), remembers what it
was like to learn to use a computer.
Stan Hack, retired engineer, worked
in project management, costing and
IT. He has approximately 20 years IT
experience in industry.
ACM153 Fiction Writing II
Wednesday, 3:154:45 p.m., Herring
Center, Huff (HC105)
This class is a continuation of the
Fiction Writing course. For beginning
or experienced writers, this class will
cover the fine art of writing fiction
how, why, what it is, and what it is
not. Topics will emphasize point of
view, finding your voice, character
development, plot, flow, focus,

Faith Davis is a former high school


Spanish and English teacher with over
22 years of experience. She has taught
at OLLI for over five years.
CEO407 Great Decisions 2014
Thursday, 910:30 a.m., Herring Center,
Piper (HC111)
This class will discuss world issues
with topics: Defense Technology,
Israel, Turkey, Islamic Awakening,
Energy Independence, Food and
Climate, Chinas Foreign Policy, and
U.S. Trade Policy. Students will use
the Great Decisions discussion book
($22 to be paid when picked up at
OLLI office. Make check payable
to Furman University), a DVD from
the independent Foreign Policy
Association and other current
resources. This class is a repeat of the
Winter14 course.
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Sherm Rounsville has led several


OLLI courses, including Great Books
discussions; Fossil Fuels; Guns, Germs,
and Steel; and Great Decisions since
2008. Tony Lancelot will assist with this
class.

ACM116 Pen and Ink and


Then Some . . .

pastries. Food cost: $5 per session


($40 due to instructor at first class).

Thursday, 9 a.m.noon, Herring


Center, Graham (HC005)

Sayeh Saeedi was born and raised


in Iran. She enjoys balanced and
healthy food.

This is a relaxed three-hour studio


class. No experience is required
and both beginning and continuing
HFE502 Martins Intermediate Hiking students are welcome. New students
will complete at least two projects.
Thursday, 9a.m.4 p.m., Herring
With group and individual instruction,
Center, Parking Lot (rt. of Timmons)
the class will cover strokes, techniques,
Spring hiking with warmer weather,
hints, secrets and tricks. Anyone with
longer days, and springs bounty of
a pencil, pen, or paintbrush is invited.
wildflowers. Hike four to seven miles
The class will learn from each other
with elevation gain and/or length
and the music is good! Materials fee:
making some hikes moderately
$12 for beginners (due to instructor at
strenuous, so please clear this activity
with your physician before registering. first class).
Pack a lunch and water, and wear
Gail Jones and Jeff Lynch will teach
sturdy footwear. Carpool and share
this course. They use the Cantey
cost of gas. Meet in the parking to
DuBose method and have lots of
the right of Timmons Arena in time to
ink time.
leave by 9 a.m.
Anne Martin, who has enjoyed hiking
for many years, will lead this group.
PHO1603 Nature and Landscape
Photography
Thursday, 9 a.m.3 p.m., Herring
Center, Computer Lab (HC104)
We will hike two to four miles to and
from one or two picturesque sites
for extended shoots. Bring water,
lunch, hiking boots and gear, digital
camera and manual, tripod, and spare
batteries. Students must be interested
in photography, be conversant with
their equipment, and capable of
moderate hiking on uneven trails with
some elevation. Capture your vision
as we focus on the foliage of our area
woodlands. Please clear physical
activity with your physician before
registering. Meet in the parking lot to
the right of Timmons Arena at 9 a.m.
to carpool and share the cost of gas.
Bob Howell and Alan Weinberg
both enjoy the outdoors and nature
photography. They have taken
several landscape photography trips
and seminars. They both love to
hike and be in nature and share this
combination.

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HFE512 Wildflowers and Waterfalls


Thursday, 9 a.m.4 p.m., Herring
Center, Parking Lot (rt. of Timmons)
This is a hiking experience for those
hikers who wish to view and identify
the wildflowers along the trails. Where
possible, we will stop at a waterfall for
lunch. The hiking will be moderate.
Appropriate hiking gear and especially
boots are recommended. Bring your
cameras and wildflower books. People
experienced in wildflower identification
are encouraged to join us. Meet in the
parking lot to the right of Timmons
Arena and be prepared for an all-day
adventure.
Dick Eaton has been hiking since the
mid 1960s and will lead this course.
PAH857 A Taste of Persia
Thursday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Huff with Lindemann
Kitchen (HC105/106)
This course will be an introduction
to Persian food and dining. We will
discuss how to prepare food, how to
serve, and how to welcome guests.
The food will include the main course,
starters, drinks, fruits, sweets, and

BEF255 Boot Camp for Retirement


Income Planning
Thursday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Piper (HC111)
Students will learn the basics of
retirement income planning. Topics
include why spending your money
is more difficult than saving it; how
to safely take retirement income
despite uncertain markets; the unique
catastrophic risk that early retirees
face; three approaches to taking
income from savings; how to increase
your social security income; and many
more.
Neal Angel serves as a financial
planner and investment advisor with
AngelRoyce Wealth Advisors. He has
advised thousands of families as a
speaker on current retirement issues,
as well as a guest columnist for Prime
Years. Neal has spoken to many groups
on strategies for maximizing income
while preserving financial assets in
retirement.
PAH813 Crochet 101
Thursday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Small Arts/Crafts
(HC113)
We will cover the basic stitches, yarn
and hook selection, pattern reading,
and some decorative stitches. Bring
a ball of smooth, light colored acrylic
yarn, a G or H hook, and a notebook to
class. Handouts will be available.
Alice Ferguson has been crocheting for
twenty-five years. She has had a love
for and involvement with needle arts
since childhood.

PPS1325 Dynamic Aging

RPH903 The Hebrew Prophets

Thursday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,


Herring Center, Downstairs Classroom
(HC004)

Thursday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,


Herring Center, Presidents
Conference (HC103)

As an OLLI student you will probably


live to 90 or beyond, but what will
be your quality of life during those
years? Dynamic Aging (DA) is much
more than an exercise or nutrition
programit is the proactive and
systemic process by which a motivated
individual can significantly improve
their own health, happiness, cognitive
capabilities, ability to control stress
and pain, develop new meaning in
their lives, enhance relationships,
become increasingly self-aware, have
more energy, and flexibly adapt to
rapidly changing life circumstances.
This course will minimize formal
presentations, maximize student
interaction, and produce tangible
improvements in life satisfaction/
happiness levels for those students
willing to apply the skills learned in class.

In this course we will read and


discuss the Hebrew prophetsIsaiah,
Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the twelve
minor prophets. This course is a
continuation of the fall and winter
terms, but newcomers are welcome.
We will be discussing the historical
backgrounds of the prophets, their
literary art, and their messages.
Emphasis will be on an interactive
discussion-oriented class.

Dudley Tower, Ph.D., has been


teaching successful aging, psychology,
and personal growth courses at OLLI
for ten years. He is the founder of the
Dynamic Aging Institute.
ACM100 Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain
Thursday, 10:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.,
Herring Center, Crabtree (HC110)
Sheer genius, creator of Americas first
true literature, an adventurer, a gold
miner, a traveler, a newspaper man, a
great American humorist, Mark Twain
was an unflinching critic of human
nature, using his humor to attack
hypocrisy, greed, and racism. He knew
American life intimately. Few have
been as complex and contradictory or
experienced such joy and such deep
sorrow. Join me as we study the life
and works of this complex, fascinating,
altogether human man.
Linda Kelly has taught many courses
for OLLI. She is retired from the
Greenville County School System and
has been an AP and IB instructor. She
enjoys teaching at OLLI.

Fred Leffert is a Greenville physician


with a life-long interest in Jewish
Studies.
PAH844 Basic Vegan Cooking Class
Thursday, 12:302:30 p.m., Herring
Center, Huff with Lindemann Kitchen
(HC105/106)
Each class will focus on preparing
a delicious well-rounded menu
from seasonal, fresh, plant-based
ingredients. Classes will use
demonstrations to show cooking
methods, preparation techniques,
and decorative knife cuts to present
a beautiful and appetizing meal.
Students will assist as needed, receive
recipes, and enjoy the meal together
with cleanup. Special emphasis will be
placed on understanding ingredients
and substitutions that can convert
recipes to avoid dairy, eggs, gluten, or
allergy foods. When vegetarian food
is done well, no one asks Wheres the
beef? Food cost: $7 per session ($35
due to instructor at first class).
NOTE: This five-week class will begin
on April 17.
Ginger ONeil is a professional
chef trained in plant-based cuisine,
vegetarian, vegan, raw, macrobiotic,
and ayurveda food preparation. She
teaches and caters healthy lifestyle
events. Mignon Davis will assist with
this course.

Policy 2012.1: OLLI


(Classroom)
Code of Conduct
Topics included within the
OLLI curriculum may evoke
emotional and visceral
reactions to social, religious,
political, and economic
events, which inherently have
elements of human tragedy,
and during the course of
time, may create discord.
Comments shared within
the class should be voiced
in a professional manner
conducive to promoting civil
discourse and intellectual
honesty.
Passionate dialogue is
encouraged as long as
opposing viewpoints are
respected and the dignity
of others is maintained.
In the event that an issue
arises which compromises
this premise and is deemed
detrimental to the learning
environment (i.e., unwarranted
personal attacks or unsolicited
dialogue outside of the
classroom environment), then
the OLLI administration has
the authority to remove a
student or instructor from the
class and/or the program.

ACM174 Gilbert and Sullivan


Operettas II
Thursday, 1:304:45 p.m., Herring
Center, Piper (HC111)
This class is a continuation of the
Winter14 course. Each class will start
with an instructors lecture about
the days video, as well as anecdotal
information about the authors, the
staging, the critics, the producers, etc.
A two-hour video, with intermission,
will then be shown. A class discussion
will ensue, and the class will close with
a rousing sing-along. The videos will
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be the Opera World staging plus


additional features. Recommended
book: Gilbert & Sullivan by Ian Bradley
(ISBN 019816503X).

officer and has been a military history


enthusiast ever since receiving a copy
of the West Point history text for his
eleventh birthday.

Loretta Geisler is a zumba instructor


with a background in dance and
music. She has taught line dancing for
five years.

Michael Kilgore, a recovering


corporate attorney, has attended more
than 60 performances of Gilbert &
Sullivan Operettas over the past 40 years.

BEF241 Advanced Financial Issues


of Investment and Estate Planning

SNM1031 Science Research at


Furman University

Thursday, 3:154:45 p.m., Herring


Center, Huff (HC105)

Thursday, 3:154:45 p.m., Herring


Center, Downstairs Classroom (HC004)

This four-session course will include


the following topics: The New Energy
Economy; Buy Low, Sell High! . . . Is It
Only in Your Imagination?; Advanced
Estate & Tax Planning for Boomers &
Seniors; and Risk Management in an
Era of Black Swans & Chaos Theory (A
Study of Event Risk on Investments).
This course will begin on April 24.
Course fee: $30.

This course will consist of weekly


presentations or lab visits to/from
Furman science departments
biology, chemistry, environmental,
physics, and computer science.
An overview of the departments
activities will be given followed by a
presentation of a student research
project. The goal of this class is to
describe these programs and their
potential results that we may see for
societal applications.

BEF260 Successful Greenville


Entrepreneurs
Thursday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,
Crabtree (HC110)
This new course offers an exceptional
opportunity to learn what it takes to
start and grow a successful enterprise
in todays business environment. Eight
entrepreneurs representing a variety
of successful local businesses will
share their personal stories with us and
entertain student questions.
Mar. 27: Stewart Spinx, Spinx Company
Apr. 3: H. P. Rama, JHM Hotels
Apr. 10: Tom OHanlon, Sealevel
Systems
Apr. 17: Leighton Cubbage, Serrus
Capital Partners
Apr. 24: Richard deBondt,
Northhampton Wines
May 1: Carl Sobocinski, Table 301
May 8: Steve Johnson, Creative Vasc
May 15: Joe Erwin, Erwin Penland
Advertising
Fred Kiemle, course facilitator, is a
marketing consultant who has assisted
more than 100 corporate clients
throughout the U.S. and Canada.
HIS695 Victory in the Pacific II
Thursday, 1:303 p.m., Herring Center,
Downstairs Classroom (HC004)
This will be a continuation of the
material covered during the Fall13
course Victory in the Pacific. The
first session will be a brief review
for the benefit of students who did
not attend the fall class. We will
consider events leading up to World
War II, United States and Japanese
planning, comparative strengths and
weaknesses of the two sides, and
some of the most important battles.
Hu Lacquement is a retired Army
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Dean Watson is an investment advisor


with special interests in energy issues
and how they might affect retirement
income.
PAH841 Beginning ChessLearn
to Play
Thursday, 3:154:45 p.m., Herring
Center, Small Arts/Crafts (HC113)
This course will introduce the complex
and wonderful game of Chess to those
who have never played or have only
minimal experience. Board setup,
piece movement, general strategy,
and basic tactics will be addressed
while also allowing for free play.
Kurt Schumacher is still a kid-at-heart
who loves playing games. He is an
enthusiastic (but not competitive)
chess player who enjoys sharing the
game, and improving, with others.
HFE507 Line Dancing
Thursday, 3:154:15 p.m., Herring
Center, Graham (HC005)
Learn or review older line dances as
well as learn new line dances that are
fun and not too difficult. The instructor
will teach up to four dances each week
until it fills up required class time for a
good workout appropriate for active
seniors. This class will meet for one
hour each week.

Don Gurney will act as moderator and


coordinator for this class. He holds a
doctor of science degree in chemical
engineering. Martin Zgraggen will
assist with this course.
CEO475 Dining AroundThe West
End II
Thursday, 5:158 p.m., Meets offsite
The class will explore locally owned
restaurants (mostly upscale) in
Greenvilles trendy West End. Most
restaurants will give a tour of the
restaurant and kitchen. They will also
tell about their history, specialties, and
other fascinating tidbits. Participants
are required to bring (2) $20 checks
made out to the instructor which will
be returned at the last class if they
meet the RSVP time requirements
each week. Otherwise the check(s)
will be forfeited for each time the
requirement was not met. The class
will visit restaurants not previously
visited by other Dining Around classes.
Bon Appetit!
Mignon Davis has planned events for
50 to 5000 people and in the process
contracted with many restaurant chefs,
caterers, etc. She considers herself a
foodie. She is also curious about
many things.

Friday
ACM147 Commercial Oil Portraits
Friday, 911:30 a.m., Herring Center, Small
Arts/Crafts (HC113)
This class will be teach you how to paint
a stunning portrait step by step. Bring a
head and shoulder photo of your choice.
The class will paint from their photo.
Materials fee: $20 (due to instructor at
first class).
Joanne Kennedys interest in art began at
the age of twelve. She began in fashion
illustrating and freelanced for Belk,
Meyers Arnold, and many others. Joanne
painted portraits in the evenings. She has
concentrated primarily on portraits for the
last twenty years.
HFE503 The Rock Stars
Friday, 9 a.m.4 p.m., Contact Instructor
Our vigorous hikes will explore the
mountain trails of upstate South Carolina
and western North Carolina. We will
hike six to ten miles at a moderately
strenuous to strenuous pace. Please clear
physical activity with your physician before
registering. Bring water, lunch, and hiking
gear including sturdy footwear. Carpool;
share the cost of gas.
Andy Heman, an avid hiker, will lead all
hikes.

Get involved

in our community
of learners

Administration and Finance Committee decides on


the length of terms, membership fees, expenditure of
endowment funds, etc. Meets generally once a term.
Class Liaisons act as a bridge between the instructor,
students, and the office staff in a class in which they are
currently enrolled. Gives weekly updates from OLLI Notes
and general assistance to instructor.
Curriculum Committee seeks competent instructors to
teach a well-balanced variety of classes. Subcommittees are
based on interest areas from History to Art and Hobbies.
Usually meets three to four times a term to plan the courses
for the following term.
Faculty Support Committee supports our incredible faculty
through mentors, evaluations, and training sessions. Meets a
couple of times each term.
Gray Matters is produced four times a year and includes
articles and information from the membership and
committees. Writers, photographers, and editors always
needed!
Instructors are all volunteers with a love of learning and
sharing their ideas and life lessons.
Long-Range Planning Committee considers the needs and
goals for three, five, and ten years into the future. Meets
about once per term.

Note: No class Friday, April 18,


due to Good Friday holiday.

Office Assistant greets people while getting to know a lot


about the program and how it works from phone calls to
battery replacements. Can work around own schedule.
Social Committee plans our fun times together outside the
classroom and is made up of a few who coordinate the many
members. Host events all year long.
Volunteer Committee strives to have 100% of the
membership involved in some capacity with helping make
OLLI run. Meets a couple of times each term.

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Friday Bonus One-Day Trips & Events


BTE1107 Charles Dickens: The Continuing Victorian
Narrative
March 28, 10 a.m.noon
Bob Jones Museum at Gallery at Heritage Green.
Explore the continuing narrative of Victorian England
through Charles Dickenss stories and characters
brought to life through technology, costumes, art, and
beautifully detailed vignettes representing Londons
notable settings. Dickenss works helped shape the
eras social conscience and lend clearer insight into the
challenges and developments of the time period in a
way that makes memorable, meaningful connections
between Queen Victorias world and our own. Event
fee: $6.50. Limit 20
BTE1100 Modular Millwork
March 28, 10 a.m.noon
Modular Millwork produces flexible systems for
labs, exam rooms, nurses stations, medical storage,
pharmacies, laboratories, schools, universities,
hospitals, and healthcare facilities. Modular Millworks
expert designs and layouts help achieve maximum
productivity and efficiency. They have done a number
of installations at Furman. Limit 20
BTE1105 Inside Artisphere
March 28, 11 a.m.12:15 p.m., Herring Center, HC110
Established in 2005, Artisphere has quickly grown into
a signature event that draws both locals and tourists
to Greenville. The annual three-day festival gives arts
patrons the opportunity to meet exhibiting artists
and to purchase original works. Artispheres Executive
Director Kerry Murphy will explain the history of the
organization, fundraising, community support, artist
participation, and volunteerism. Liz Rundorff Smith,
program director, will describe the artist application
process and provide a preview of this years artists.
Limit 80
BTE1114 Poverty Simulation
March 28, 1:303:30 p.m., Herring Center, HC110
As a prelude to the Straight Talk lecture series on
poverty next summer, OLLI will sponsor a Poverty
Simulation facilitated by Beth Templeton, founder and
CEO of Our Eyes Were Open and former director of
United Ministries. The two-hour simulation will help
participants better understand what poverty feels like.
Limit 80
BTE1126 Spring Ephemerals of South Carolinas
Blue Ridge Mountains
April 4, 8 a.m.1 p.m.
Learn to identify some of our early blooming
wildflowers including Oconee bells, bloodroot, trillium,
and many other species with Seth Harrison, South
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Carolina Master Naturalist. The class will visit sites in


the Upstate where these wildflowers are plentiful during
that period when the days are getting longer but the
trees have not formed their shady canopies. See and
photograph them and learn some of their natural
history as well. Carpool from Furman to several sites
and bring a lunch to enjoy outdoors. Expect walking on
natural trails, 13 miles, with some moderate elevation
gains. Limit 15
In order to give all members a chance to take a
BTE we limit everyone during registration to two
BTEs. OLLI Notes, published weekly, will list spots
when available throughout the term.

BTE1123 History through Railroad Songs


April 4, 9:3011:30 a.m., Herring Center, HC111
Join Carol Gibson and explore 11 original songs paying
tribute to the locomotive era of the American railroad.
The music, lyrics, relevant photographs, and the history
behind each song will give a vivid feel for the era
and appreciation for the railroad in Americas history.
The presentation will include the lyrics to the Swamp
Rabbit Trail Song. Styles of the music range from Blues,
Country, Folk, Barbershop Quartet, Gospel, and Jazz.
Limit 40
BTE1131 The Art of Glass Fusing and Pottery
Painting
April 4, 11 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Meet at the Color Clay Studio (East North and
Pelham) where owner/artist Mary Margaret Dragoun
will demonstrate glass fusing which can be used to
create art, decorative items, and jewelry. She will also
demonstrate mosaics and pottery painting and provide
a tour of the kiln room. We will break for an optional
lunch at a near-by Mexican cafe and return for a fun
hands-on project that you select ($7$25). See pictures
on Facebook at http://facebook.com/colorclaycafe or
details at www.colorclaycafe.com. Limit 20
BTE1118 South Carolina Governors School for the
Arts and Humanities
April 4, TBA
The South Carolina Governors School for the Arts
and Humanities is a public residential high school
for emerging artists. The school gives artistically
talented high school students from across the state
the opportunity to study their art in a supportive
environment of artistic and academic excellence. Arts
concentrations include creative writing, dance, drama,
music, and visual arts. Well meet in the reception
area for a tour of the school followed by a student
performance. Limit 45

BTE1140 Coffee Roasting and Tasting


April 11, 10 a.m.noon
Tasting isnt just for wine. We will explore the art of
coffee roasting and tasting at Greenvilles own West End
Coffee Company. Craig Francis and Craig King, resident
Roast Master Roasters, will discuss the growing and
selection process for beans, roasting techniques and the
science behind it. Learn how to taste coffee and bring
your questions. Lunch will follow at a nearby West End
restaurant. Limit 25
BTE1135 Sealevel Systems, Inc.
April 11, 10 a.m.noon
Sealevel Systems, Inc., founded in 1986, designs and
manufactures industrial computing solutions and a wide
variety of communications and I/O products to connect
computers to the real world. Sealevel serves customers in
a variety of vertical markets including broadcast, military,
medical, and process control. All engineering, sales,
marketing, support and administrative operations are
located on a 17-acre campus in Liberty, South Carolina.
Sealevel is ISO 9001:2008 registered to guarantee the
highest quality products and service. www.sealevel.com
Limit 30
BTE1139 Wet Felting a Scarf
April 11, 10 a.m.noon, Herring Center, HC005
Students will learn the characteristics of some natural
fibers, including varieties of wool. Join Phyllis Gropp and
make a fashionable scarf using wet felting techniques,
including layering and enclosures. The class will discuss
the importance of keeping a studio journal to consistently
improve the artists work. Materials fee: $18 (due at event).
Limit 12
BTE1152 A Tour of Historic Greece, Part III
April 25, 10 a.m.12:30 p.m., Herring Center, HC111
Explore the Aegean Islands, Crete, and the Palace at
Knossos with The Great Courses (The Teaching Company)
DVD narrated by an archaeologist who will escort us around
the ancient Greek sites. Learn useful tourist information
and scientific facts while enjoying scenic views. It is not
necessary to have seen Part I or II. Limit 40
BTE1148 A.J. Whittenberg Elementary School for
EngineeringGreenville
April 25, 10 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is not the school we remember as children or parents.
This is the only elementary school in South Carolina, and
one of a handful in the nation, to offer an engineering
curriculum. This is where education is being reinvented,
with cutting edge technology and innovative teaching
methods in partnership with local industry. Academic
performance is among the best in the country although 90
percent of all students within the attendance area qualify
for free or reduced lunch. No wonder out-of-area parents
camp out for days for a chance to register their children
at this school. Our visit will conclude with a school lunch
($3.50). Limit 25

BTE1143 Spring on Lake Jocassee


April 25, 10 a.m.1 p.m.
Lake Jocassee, nestled into the mountains of the Jocassee
Gorges, is arguably the most beautiful lake in the southeast
and is essentially a wilderness lake. There are four wild
rivers that enter the lake and several major waterfalls
accessible only by boat. The Jocassee Gorges, declared
by National Geographic magazine as one of the great
places on earth has the greatest botanical diversity in the
continental U.S. and an amazing diversity of songbirds in
spring. Join Master Naturalists Brooks and Kay Wade on
their touring pontoon for the grandeur of Spring in our own
backyard wilderness. Event fee: $35 (due at event). Limit 24
BTE1156 Memory Loss from a Doctors Point of View
April 25, 11 a.m.12:15 p.m., Herring Center, HC110
Many older people have slight loss of memory that does
not affect their daily lives, but memory loss that gets
worse may mean dementia. There is a difference between
dementia and mild cognitive impairment and normal
memory loss. Join us to hear Neerja Bhardwaj Arya, MD,
MPH, Geriatrician with Bon Secours St. Francis Health
System. She will discuss the statistics surrounding memory
loss and dementia and the surprising number of people
who are misdiagnosed. Dr. Arya will also share the latest
research in her field and potential remedies to reverse
memory loss. Getting older does not mean that serious
memory loss is inevitable. Limit 100
BTE1167 AARP Safe Driving Class
May 2, 9 a.m.4 p.m., Herring Center, HC004
The new AARP Smart Driver Course was designed to
continue AARPs legacy of quality driver education while
introducing a focus on topics that are highly relevant for
older drivers, such as:
1. Best practices for sharing the road with other vehicles
2. Stopping distance and merging
3. Proper rules for roundabouts and stop-sign compliance
4. Techniques for adjusting mirrors to reduce blind spots
5. A full visual redesign, which takes into account how
adults retain information. It features larger print type,
full-color pages, an easy-to-follow format and videos to
accompany the course book.
South Carolina participants receive a certificate (valid for
three years) that they may take to their insurance company
and receive a discount. A sack lunch is suggested. Materials
fee: $20 (due at event); $15 for AARP members. Limit 38
BTE1164 Leonard Cohens Hallelujah!: God, Sex, and
Pop Rock
May 2, 9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m., Herring Center, HC111
This is the story of a cultural phenomenon: how an intensely
personal song by Leonard Cohen, the most fatalistic
introvert in the music business, evolved over 30 years into
the triumphal secular hymn that has inspired millions. Joe
Wrobel, poet and lyricist, will lead this event. Limit 30

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BTE1160 Genuine French Champagne and


Luncheon
May 2, noon1:30 p.m.
Northampton Wines is one of OLLI members favorite
venues. Learn about and taste genuine French
champagne. Champagnes will be paired with the
courses of a delicious lunch. You must register with
OLLI, and ALSO, you must call Northampton Wines
(864-271-3919) to reserve your seat by pre-paying the
total cost of $37.80 per person. Request a reservation
for the May 2 OLLI Luncheon. Northampton Wines will
accept calls after April 1, 2014. Limit 48
BTE1171 T & S Brass
May 9, 10 a.m.noon
T&S Brass and Bronze Works, Inc. has set plumbing
industry standards for half a century. Founded in
1947, T&S originally developed foodservice plumbing
equipment, including the markets first pre-rinse unit,
which became the industry standard. Over the next four
decades, the company entered new markets within the
plumbing industry. T&S expansion has not been limited
to the U.S.in the past 20 years the company has
increased overseas exports. T&S manufactures and sells
faucets, fittings, and specialty products for foodservice,
industrial, commercial plumbing, and laboratory
markets. Its products have become the standard for the
majority of U.S. hospitals, schools, restaurants, prisons,
and public facilities. www.tsbrass.com Limit 30
BTE1175 A Necessary War: Creating a Personal
Memoir of World War II and Other Important Times
May 9, 10:30 a.m.noon, Herring Center, HC111
Kathryn Smith, journalist, editor, and writer, spent a year
interviewing people in their 80s and 90s about their
World War II experiences. The result was A Necessary
War, a collection of 20 profiles of military and civilian
service in the war years. She will share some of the
stories from the book and will also give the class some
tips on conducting interviews with people who have
been part of fascinating times in history, or writing your
own memoir of these times. Limit 25
BTE1179 Tour of GHS/USC School of Medicine
May 9, 1:302:30 p.m.
Greenville boasts its own school of medicine, a
collaboration between GHS and USC. We are
privileged to tour this new building and learn about the
innovative curriculum. From the beginning, the building
was designed with the students and the quality of their
education in mind. See how cutting-edge technology
and the Regional Simulation Center are integral to
training. Tour the Clinical Skills Suite where nonprocedural parts of training take a doctor from simply
being proficient to being a great doctor. Observe the
histology lab and the anatomy lab (if empty). Limit 40

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Bonus Trip Cancellation Policy: Even though most


one-day events are free, any cancellations within 48
hours of an event or no-shows by members for the
special one-day events will be charged $25 by OLLI.

BTE1190 Cooking LocalHow to Make the Best of


Upcountry Food!
May 16, 10 a.m.noon
We are blessed to live in a region with such an
abundance of small farms and producers. This course
will cover using locally grown produce in everyday
meals that can be prepared easily at home. While we
cook with Mary Walsh, owner of the Swamp Rabbit
Cafe, she will discuss the farms and practices used to
grow what we are eating, and will aim to make at least
one meal and dessert. Come prepared to eat! Materials
fee: $10 (due at event). Limit 20
BTE1182 Michelin North America
May 16, 10 a.m.noon
Michelin North America employs more than 22,300 and
operates 19 major manufacturing plants in 16 locations
in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. They will host us at
their Greenville headquarters located at One Parkway
South and present an overview of the companys
history, sales, products, and its global and North
American footprint. It will be an interesting look at one
of the largest employers in the state. Limit 30
BTE1188 Social SecuritySecrets to Maximizing
Your Benefits
May 16, 1 p.m.3 p.m., Herring Center, HC111
Come learn the ins and outs of Social Security with
Andrew Bolen, financial professional. Depending on
how and when you, or you and your spouse, file for
Social Security, thousands of dollars could be gained, or
lost. We will discuss topics including factors to consider
when deciding when to apply for benefits; when it
makes sense to delay and when it does not; why you
should always check your earnings record for accuracy;
and how to estimate your benefits. Learn ways to
coordinate benefits with a spouse, ways to minimize
taxes on benefits, and ways to coordinate benefits with
other sources of retirement income. Limit 36
BTE1186 Baseball in GreenvilleThen and Now
May 16, 1:153 p.m.
Baseball plays a large role in the early history of
Greenville and in family and city life today. We will
begin at the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum with
Arlene Marcley to learn about the local baseball hero
who made good and was then central to one of
the largest, and some say, unwarranted, scandals in
baseball history. Then we walk to the Greenville Drive
Fluor Field to learn from former player Don Roper
about the early Textile Leagues. Finally, Eric Jarinko,
member of the Greenville Drive staff, will explain the
social and economic significance of baseball today.
Preceding will be an optional lunch at a nearby
restaurant. Limit 25

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Course Information

Course #

Course Name

Committees Membership Social


Volunteer
Curriculum Finance
Faculty Support
To better serve and understand our
members and their talents, please specify
your professional background.


Hobbies

Day | Time Serve as class liaison?

1. Yes or No
2. Yes or No
3. Yes or No
4. Yes or No
5. Yes or No
Bonus Trips and Events

Event # Event Name
1.
2.

Events do not count against the course packages. If unable to attend, you must cancel 48 hours before the event
or be charged a $25 fee. Please limit your requests to two bonus events maximum. After registration we will
offer spots in unfilled bonus events to all members.

Payment

Course Packages (can be used throughout academic year)


6 classes $210
$50 per course fee
Total course fees
$
Membership $50 per academic year (8/135/14) $
TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE ( no payment due) $
_

Please return this form with your check


(made payable to Furman University) to:
OLLI @ Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, South Carolina 29613-1511
Register online at furman.edu/olli.

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Furman University Acknowledgement and Release Form


I, the undersigned, acknowledge that I am at least 18 years of age and voluntarily participating in potentially physically
challenging programs offered by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Furman (the Activities), which are being sponsored
by Furman University. The Activities may involve travel to and from various locations and include outdoor and sporting
activities, including, but not limited to biking, hiking, backpacking, swimming, tennis, golf, and aerobics. The Activities will
begin on March 24, 2014 and end no later than May 16, 2014.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY.
In consideration of being permitted to participate in the Activities,
_____ (initial here) I acknowledge that I am aware of the possible risks, dangers, and hazards associated with my
participation in the Activities, including the possible risk of severe or fatal injury to myself or others. In return for Furman
University allowing me to voluntarily participate in the Activities, I agree to assume and accept all risks arising out of,
associated with, or related to my participating in the Activities and to be solely responsible for any injury, loss, or damage
which I might sustain while participating in the Activities, even though such risks may have been caused by the negligence
of Furman University. These risks include, but are not limited to:
Travel to and from location(s) visited during the Activities, sometimes in a vehicle driven by someone other than myself;
Broken bones, sprains, strains, heat-related injuries, allergic reactions, paralysis and even death;
Forces of nature, including rain, water levels, snow, and cold;
Dangerous terrain including slippery rocks, wet trails, or creeks;
Exposure to wildlife and poisonous plants which may carry harmful diseases, or be otherwise destructive;
Lack of immediate medical assistance since some activities occur in remote areas, often in areas of poor
communication, and rescues take time.
To the maximum extent permitted by the law,
_____ (initial here) I release and indemnify Furman University and its officers, directors, employees, volunteers, and
representatives, from and against any present or future claim, loss, or liability for injury to person or property which I may
suffer, even though such risks may have been caused by the negligence of Furman University, or for which I may be liable
to any other person, during my participation in the Activities.
_____ (initial here) I understand that participation in the Activities requires a minimum level of fitness for safe
participation. I represent and warrant that there are no physical or other health related reasons that would render my
participation in the Activities dangerous or otherwise harmful to the health and well being of others or to myself. I
will inform the trip leader of any limitation that I feel may affect my ability to participate and make them aware of any
medications that may be required to be administered during a trip to include, but not limited to, an epinephrine injection
for bee stings or insulin for a diabetic conditions.
_____ (initial here) I hereby grant permission to Furman University or its agents and emergency responders to arrange
or render medical treatment or evacuation or any other medical services deemed necessary or appropriate for my safety
and well-being, if I become injured or ill during the Activities. I understand that accident and health insurance is not
provided by Furman University for participants and that I am responsible for payment of any medical attention that may
be necessary.
_____ (initial here) I grant Furman University, in its sole discretion, full permission to take and use photographs and/or
videos of me, either alone or with others, for use on University web sites or other electronic form, print or media, without
notifying me, in promotion of Furman University and its related entities. I hereby waive any right to inspect or approve the
photographs or electronic matter used in promotion of Furman University and its related entities.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I VOLUNTARILY AGREE TO
BIND MYSELF, MY HEIRS, EXECUTORS AND REPRESENTATIVES IN THE EVENT OF MY DEATH OR INCAPACITY.

Participants Signature
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OLLI Spring 2014 Course Registration PLEASE

PRINT. Please sign release form on back of this registration form. Unsigned, incomplete
or illegible forms will be returned without being processed.

Register

Online
Go to furman.edu/olli and click on
the Registration link.

In Person
At the OLLI Office located in the
Herring Center for Continuing
Education.

FOR OLLI OFFICE USE


Date recd:

Time recd:

check#
Initials:

By Mail
OLLI @ Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-1511

Student Information

Are you a brand new member? Renewal


I need an OLLI name tag (only if you are a new member or misplaced yours).

Our goal is to have 100% of our


members volunteer within the OLLI
organization. Please check those
activities that you would like to know
Name
more about and we will have a member
Preferred name contact you. (Please do not check areas
Address where you are already involved.)

Editing/Proofreading Instructor
Hospitality/Greeters Coffee Brigade
Email Office Assistant

City

State

ZIP

Home phone

Cell

Emergency Contact
Name

Contact phone

Each term we publish a directory so members can contact each other. If you
DO NOT want your contact information listed, please check here.
Throughout the term, photographs will be taken by staff and other members
for use in our video scrapbook, publicity materials or bulletin board displays.
If you DO NOT want your picture used, please check here.

Course Information

Course #

Course Name

Committees Membership Social


Volunteer
Curriculum Finance
Faculty Support
To better serve and understand our
members and their talents, please specify
your professional background.


Hobbies

Day | Time Serve as class liaison?

1. Yes or No
2. Yes or No
3. Yes or No
4. Yes or No
5. Yes or No
Bonus Trips and Events

Event # Event Name
1.
2.

Events do not count against the course packages. If unable to attend, you must cancel 48 hours before the event
or be charged a $25 fee. Please limit your requests to two bonus events maximum. After registration we will
offer spots in unfilled bonus events to all members.

Payment

Course Packages (can be used throughout academic year)


6 classes $210
$50 per course fee
Total course fees
$
Membership $50 per academic year (8/135/14) $
TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE ( no payment due) $

Please return this form with your check


(made payable to Furman University) to:
OLLI @ Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, South Carolina 29613-1511
Register online at furman.edu/olli.

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Furman University Acknowledgement and Release Form


I, the undersigned, acknowledge that I am at least 18 years of age and voluntarily participating in potentially physically
challenging programs offered by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Furman (the Activities), which are being sponsored
by Furman University. The Activities may involve travel to and from various locations and include outdoor and sporting
activities, including, but not limited to biking, hiking, backpacking, swimming, tennis, golf, and aerobics. The Activities will
begin on March 24, 2014 and end no later than May 16, 2014.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY.
In consideration of being permitted to participate in the Activities,
_____ (initial here) I acknowledge that I am aware of the possible risks, dangers, and hazards associated with my
participation in the Activities, including the possible risk of severe or fatal injury to myself or others. In return for Furman
University allowing me to voluntarily participate in the Activities, I agree to assume and accept all risks arising out of,
associated with, or related to my participating in the Activities and to be solely responsible for any injury, loss, or damage
which I might sustain while participating in the Activities, even though such risks may have been caused by the negligence
of Furman University. These risks include, but are not limited to:
Travel to and from location(s) visited during the Activities, sometimes in a vehicle driven by someone other than myself;
Broken bones, sprains, strains, heat-related injuries, allergic reactions, paralysis and even death;
Forces of nature, including rain, water levels, snow, and cold;
Dangerous terrain including slippery rocks, wet trails, or creeks;
Exposure to wildlife and poisonous plants which may carry harmful diseases, or be otherwise destructive;
Lack of immediate medical assistance since some activities occur in remote areas, often in areas of poor
communication, and rescues take time.
To the maximum extent permitted by the law,
_____ (initial here) I release and indemnify Furman University and its officers, directors, employees, volunteers, and
representatives, from and against any present or future claim, loss, or liability for injury to person or property which I may
suffer, even though such risks may have been caused by the negligence of Furman University, or for which I may be liable
to any other person, during my participation in the Activities.
_____ (initial here) I understand that participation in the Activities requires a minimum level of fitness for safe
participation. I represent and warrant that there are no physical or other health related reasons that would render my
participation in the Activities dangerous or otherwise harmful to the health and well being of others or to myself. I
will inform the trip leader of any limitation that I feel may affect my ability to participate and make them aware of any
medications that may be required to be administered during a trip to include, but not limited to, an epinephrine injection
for bee stings or insulin for a diabetic conditions.
_____ (initial here) I hereby grant permission to Furman University or its agents and emergency responders to arrange
or render medical treatment or evacuation or any other medical services deemed necessary or appropriate for my safety
and well-being, if I become injured or ill during the Activities. I understand that accident and health insurance is not
provided by Furman University for participants and that I am responsible for payment of any medical attention that may
be necessary.
_____ (initial here) I grant Furman University, in its sole discretion, full permission to take and use photographs and/or
videos of me, either alone or with others, for use on University web sites or other electronic form, print or media, without
notifying me, in promotion of Furman University and its related entities. I hereby waive any right to inspect or approve the
photographs or electronic matter used in promotion of Furman University and its related entities.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I VOLUNTARILY AGREE TO
BIND MYSELF, MY HEIRS, EXECUTORS AND REPRESENTATIVES IN THE EVENT OF MY DEATH OR INCAPACITY.

Participants Signature
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Todays Date

Frequently Asked Questions


Where is the office located? The OLLI office is
located in the Herring Center for Continuing
Education on the main level. If you enter the
building at the front entrance, you will be in
the Manly Lobby, and our offices will be on
your left past the Marvin Book Nook.
What are the physical limitations for the bonus
trips and events? Is there a dress code?
Many of our bonus trips and events require
good physical capabilities, especially
industrial tours that include extended walking
and stairs. For all our tours business casual
dress is the rule unless otherwise noted.

Staff
Interim Director............................ Brad Bechtold
................................................... 864.294.3136
Assistant Director......................... Susan Rae
................................................... 864.294.2939
Faculty Liaison and Finances....... Pam Roberson
................................................... 864.294.2938
Volunteer Coordinator................. Nancy Kennedy
and Office Manager
864.294.2979

Refund Policy
Term fees are refundable through the end of the second
week of classes. After the end of the second week, no
refunds will be given. An administrative charge of $10 will
apply to any course cancellations. If an entire membership
and/or all classes are cancelled, there will be a $25
administrative charge.

Why didnt I get into all the classes I wanted?


Registrations are processed on a first comefirst served basis. Classes are limited in size
based on the instructors preference and
classroom space availability.
What is the wait list policy? If you sign up for a
class that is full, you will be automatically put
on a waiting list. We are limited by classroom
sizes, time available to us, instructor comfort
levels, and safety. If a class has a long waiting
list, the Curriculum Committee works to
secure the course for future terms. Please be
patient if you are put on a waiting list; many
times, we are able to open/move a class to
handle the demand.

Annual Membership Benefits

Can my spouse or a friend join me on a Bonus


Trip or Event? Yes, but only after he/she joins
OLLI for the annual $50 membership fee and
registers for the trip or event.

Do you have scholarships available? Yes. If you


need financial assistance, please contact
Susan Rae at 864.294.2939.

How do I use the Hearing Loop? Members can


check out headphone sets from the OLLI
office prior to their classes held in HC004,
HC110 and HC111. These headphone sets
will assist those without hearing aids.
Why do you not accept credit cards via mail or
in the office? For Furmans and your security
we request that when paying in the office or
by mail that members use check or cash.

OLLI members can buy lunch in the Furman faculty


dining room, located in the lower level of the student
dining hall. We ask that you eat at one of the tables in
the alcoves overlooking the lake in the student dining
area. Full menus cost around $5.
Members have access to the Furman University Duke
Library during the term and OLLIs Marvin Book Nook
(located in the Herring Center) year round.
Members may take advantage of special outings,
trips, and special events coordinated by the Social
Committee.
OLLI members receive weekly OLLI Notes and the
quarterly newsletter, Gray Matters, which keep you
updated on all OLLI, Furman, and Greenville-area events.
Members may use the computer lab when not in use by
a class.
Members receive early notice of course brochures.
Course package holders may register prior to single
course registrants.
Members can attend Straight Talk Summer Series for a
reduced rate.

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Please note that


classroom assignments
are subject to change.
Participants will be
notified of change via
email or phone call.

Directions to Herring Center


Traveling north on Poinsett Hwy towards Furman University, you
come to a stoplight with a Publix on your left. Take the next exit,
which has a Timmons Arena & Paladin Stadium Sign, to the RIGHT.
TURN LEFT off exit onto Old Buncombe Rd. (follow signs to

Timmons Arena and Paladin Stadium). Turn Right at traffic light


onto Duncan Chapel Road. Travel approximately mile.
TURN RIGHT into first Furman University gate. The Herring Center
will be the first building on the left.