The OLLI Program is member-led. We encourage members to participate in the program's planning, operation and evaluation. We are run by a dedicated Board of Volunteer Advisors. Board of Advisors meetings are open to all members!
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"OLLI at Clemson has been an integral part of my life since I retired. If, as Chair, I can give the organization a fraction of what I have received since joining, I will be more than pleased."
"After settling in the Upstate several years ago, and confronting an overwhelming array of activities to pursue in the area, I made my choice to support Clemson OLLI by participating in its rewarding educational programs, social interaction, and finally, by providing some input to the OLLI Board of Advisors."
Dr. Potts is a board-certified infectious disease specialist, practicing for more than 40 years. He has worked in the US Air Force, AnMed Health and Greenville Health System; mostly retired, he has been teaching OLLI courses for several terms.
Not only does Carol hold a Board position, she works with our volunteer instructors and has worked in the OLLI administrative offices nearly every Thursday morning.
"I joined OLLI in 2005, and it has continuously offered me an environment which expands my knowledge, abilities, and horizons."
I earned both my B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Clemson. After graduation, I was a university chemistry professor in Minnesota for 35 years. It was a wonderful place to live except the winters lasted eight months! Upon retirement we moved back to Clemson because it was just ‘in our blood.’ I have taken a number of OLLI courses and I have too many favorites to mention! OLLI is a truly hidden gem that needs to be discovered by more people.
I retired in May, 2015 after a career as a multi-disciplined manager and executive in both large and small companies in the automobile, apparel and headwear, food seasoning, and hotel-hospitality industries. A native of Detroit, I have a B.S. in Industrial Management as well as an M.B.A. and served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. I joined OLLI in 2015 and have
been a continual student, OLLI Volunteer and Founding Member of the OLLI Gardening Special Interest Group. As a member of the Board of Advisosr, I want to actively help OLLI develop a stronger sense family and community within Clemson University and in the surrounding Tri-County area.
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"I am a 1982 and 1985 graduate of Clemson. I am in my 34th year of working there. I am currently the Senior Director of Annual Giving for Clemson University."