RECENT AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Zoom Training Session

Monday

January 11

1:00 PM

Join one or more sessions to tune up your Zoom skills, be ready for the Winter Term or test out that new device you got for the holidays! Click here to register, and join us for a low stress, high humor update to Zoom.

Coffee with OLLI, via Zoom 

Wednesday

January 13

9:00 AM

Drop in with your favorite morning beverage to practice your Zoom skills, visit with other OLLI members and quiz your host, OLLI Director Julie Vidotto. Watch your email for an invitation including Zoom meeting information.

Zoom Training Session

Thursday

January 14

9:30 AM

Join one or more sessions to tune up your Zoom skills, be ready for the Winter Term or test out that new device you got for the holidays! Click here to register, and join us for a low stress, high humor update to Zoom.

Zoom Training Session

Tuesday

January 19

11:00 AM

Join one or more sessions to tune up your Zoom skills, be ready for the Winter Term or test out that new device you got for the holidays! Click here to register, and join us for a low stress, high humor update to Zoom.

Coffee with OLLI, via Zoom 

Wednesday

January 20

9:00 AM 

Drop in with your favorite morning beverage to practice your Zoom skills, visit with other OLLI members and quiz your host, OLLI Director Julie Vidotto. Watch your email for an invitation including Zoom meeting information.

Winter Term Launch Event 

Wednesday

January 20

3:45 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Paul C. Anderson, Clemson Historian and Associate Professor of History

 

After a few opening remarks about OLLI’s plans for 2021, Dr. Anderson will speak on the recent work at the University’s Woodland Cemetery, including the discovery of more than 200 unmarked graves in an African American burial ground that dates from circa 1830. Click here to register for this presentation via Zoom. 

New and Returning Member Orientation, Zoom Edition 

Thursday

January 21

9:30 AM 

Want to know more about how OLLI works? Learn more about our relationship with the University, Mr. Osher and the national network of 124 OLLIs, how volunteers (including you!) play a critical role in our success, and what to expect in the future.  Click here to register for this Zoom event!

Zoom Training Session

Monday

January 25

9:30 AM

Join one or more sessions to tune up your Zoom skills, be ready for the Winter Term or test out that new device you got for the holidays! Click here to register, and join us for a low stress, high humor update to Zoom.

Coffee with OLLI, via Zoom 

Wednesday

January 27

9:00 AM

Drop in with your favorite morning beverage to practice your Zoom skills, visit with other OLLI members and quiz your host, OLLI Director Julie Vidotto. Watch your email for an invitation including Zoom meeting information.

Sweet Tea And Bless Your Heart: Rethinking Stereotypes in SC

Thursday

January 28

11:00 am

When writer/editor Aïda Rogers lost her job in 2011, she did what any self-respecting journalist would do – she had a drink and started a book. That book became a three-volume anthology series titled State of the Heart: South Carolina Writers on the Places They Love. Published by the University of South Carolina Press, the series includes all kinds of stories by all kinds of writers. As its editor, she sometimes felt she was her writers’ confessor, so personal were some of their stories. After volume 3 concluded, Aïda found herself much wiser, and richer in ways she didn’t expect. Here’s a rundown of what she learned.

This presentation is free and open to the public; click here for more info and to register.

Carolina Bays: Wild, Mysterious, and Majestic Landforms

Thursday

February 25

11:00 am

Tom Poland spent six years exploring Carolina bays in South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina; here he takes the audience deep into these mysterious elliptical landforms and reveals their secrets and varied lifeforms, including the amazing Venus Flytrap. From satellite images to photographs from the field, the audience gets an inside look at one of Earth’s more mysterious landforms and the often-bizarre origin species attending them.

 

This presentation is free and open to the public; click here for more info and to register.

From Plume Street to the Polls: Women's Suffrage Movement in SC

Thursday

March 11

11:00 AM

What do a small-town doctor’s wife, a Connecticut-born governor’s wife, an upper-class but down on her luck Charleston stenographer, and the first woman licensed to sell real estate in South Carolina have in common? They fought tirelessly to gain women’s right to vote in the Palmetto State. We just celebrated the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, so it’s a good time to learn more about the South Carolina women who led that struggle.

 

This presentation is free and open to the public; click here for more info and to register. 

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