OLLI

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OLLI@BSC is a stimulating community of inquiring adults, age 50 and above, exploring new areas of knowledge and traditional disciplines through courses, lectures, and events. There are no examinations or grades. OLLI faculty are experts in their fields and enthusiastic about teaching OLLI members, who bring a broad range of life experiences and knowledge to enrich the exchange of ideas. OLLI@BSC invites members to discover new friends, new knowledge, and new ways to bring meaning and enjoyment to life.

Become a member today your membership will help ensure that the OLLI program can continue.

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OLLI@BSC offers courses, lecture series, and special events for the community and provides a creative forum for new ideas and expressions. The OLLI classroom is a place where BSC distinguished faculty and other leading experts share their research and interests.

OLLI@BSC is:

  • A forward-thinking curriculum of courses, events, creative workshops, and lectures
  • An interdisciplinary forum for BSC faculty
  • An ongoing learning community of peers
  • An intellectual and cultural connection to the College and the Community
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OLLI@BSC classes and registration

VIEW THE SPRING/SUMMER 2019 ONLINE CATALOG

CATALOG REQUEST

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Upcoming Events

ArtsQuest

A hands-on celebration of the arts. The BSC Fine Arts Department and English & Mass Communications Department presents ArtsQuest 2019, a month-long campus celebration of music, art, theater, literature and film. ArtsQuest highlights the talent of BSC students and brings performances and presentations by guest artists to campus. Click here for the schedule of activities.

BSC Poetry Contest 

When: April 30, 2019, 7:00 PM 
Where: BSC Campus NECE building, Basin Auditorium 3rd
How: Register at the door.  Free Admission to participate and or watch. Everyone welcome.

Rules of the contest 
Must be original poem
3 minutes maximum length 
Poem read out loud 

Click here for more information.

Events in partnership with Touchmark 

Mondays April 1st through April 29th at 3 pm 
PARKINSON Dance Class - 

Touchmark Health and Fitness Studio 
Beginning Monday, April 1st at 3 pm Help improve your balance, gait, and full body movement by participating in our five-week dance class for individuals with Parkinson’s. The course will be held every Monday throughout the month of April. Registered Dance Therapist Amanda Arso will lead the dance series. 
Cost: $40 for entire series 
Please contact the Health and Fitness Club at 701.355.1263 for more information or to sign up.

ROMEO (Retired Old Men Eating Out)

ROMEO is a group of guys who get together on the third Wednesday of every month and socialize and eat good food, and then before leaving, decide where to go the following month! More information/locations/times can be found on Bismarck Tribune calendar. This is actually a national club and has an incredible amount of chapters all over the U.S.

JULIET (Just Us Ladies Into Eating Together)

JULIET is a group of ladies who get together on the third Wednesday of every month and socialize and eat good food, and then before leaving, decide where to go the following month! 
 
More information/locations/times can be found on Bismarck Tribune calendar. For both of these clubs, just calling Touchmark the day before (701-323-7000) to RSVP helps us give the restaurant a heads up, too.

About the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes Program

Headquartered in San Francisco, The Bernard Osher Foundation was founded in 1977 by Bernard Osher, a respected businessman and community leader. The Foundation seeks to improve quality of life through support for higher education and the arts.