Category Archives: Lifelong Learning

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Internet Literacy Program Pilot, A Huge Success

Gloria Lawlah, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Aging (MDOA) has made it part of her mission to help older Marylanders become comfortable with computers – from PCs to smart phones.   These technologies keep us connected to family and friends, and they are essential to

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My Experience Teaching at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Towson’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is one our most dynamic community engagement initiatives.  I published a blog post back in August on their upcoming Fall semester. About a year ago, Jackie Gratz, Osher Director, attended a workshop Sharyn Kuczka and I facilitated at the Pikesville

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Meet our Team: Jackie Gratz

Jackie Gratz is the Director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute providing oversight, curriculum planning and implementation of the Institute’s on-campus academic program as well as programs at local retirement communities and the Towson public library. Jackie holds a M.A. in History from Harvard University

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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in 15 Seconds

Towson University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ) has been serving the 50 and older population of the greater Baltimore Metropolitan region since 1999.  The Institute was originally founded as the Auburn Society, and was renamed in 2006 when Towson University received the first in a