Tag: New Adventures in Learning

New Adventures Offers Easy-to-Access Online Classes

Meet Jenn Lopez, library manager at Robson Library

Mary Kenny New Adventures in Learning is our very own lifelong learning program for residents of Sun Lakes, Chandler, Gilbert, and beyond, and it’s back in the business of providing classes to satisfy our curiosity, our need for information, and our desire to get together with others. Of course, “getting together” takes on a new…

New Adventures In Learning

Bill Haskell, President of New Adventures' Governing Council

Message from the President Bill Haskell, President of New Adventures’ Governing Council Since last month’s article, the pace of New Adventures’ implementation of the Zoom online, distance learning, video-based platform has accelerated.  We are now on schedule to go live with 20 to 30 classes for the fall semester, beginning in early October. While the…

Message from the President of New Adventures in Learning

Bill Haskell, president of New Adventures Governing Council

Bill Haskell, President, New Adventures Governing Council In June, the New Adventures Governing Council decided to utilize the Zoom application as its online learning platform. Given the decision by Chandler Gilbert Community College to keep the Sun Lakes Center closed until January 2021, the Council’s only recourse to continue providing rewarding classes is to move…

NAIL – Message from the President

Bill Haskell, president of New Adventures' Governing Council

Bill Haskell New Adventures in Learning Governing Council is continuing to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and is evaluating alternative learning opportunities. The traditional “normal,” in-person learning model might not be the version that will work in a post-pandemic world. In addition, the council has been notified by Chandler Gilbert Community College…

Message from the President of New Adventures in Learning

Bill Haskell, president of New Adventures' Governing Council

Bill Haskell In our 21 years of existence, our traditional goal has been to provide quality courses for our members—courses that are thought provoking, entertaining, challenging, and rewarding. As a result of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Adventures has been forced to make several difficult decisions about our classes. The first, in March,…

NAIL Offers a Wide Range of Classes

Catherine Hammond This spring, New Adventures, a lifelong-learning program affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College, offers nearly 100 classes and events for members who live in the Southeast Valley of the Sun. Classes for the semester continue until April 24, 2020. Presenters, often members of the group, may be experts in the field or people with…

New Adventures in Learning: Conversation Starters

Catherine Hammond Let’s talk about New Adventures, a lifelong-learning program affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College and located at the corner of Riggs Road and Alma School in Sun Lakes. What a lot of different ways exist to speak about the organization. One discussion begins with basic information. Registration is currently available online for the nearly…

New Adventures in Learning: Find us on Facebook

Sun Lakes Center: the cover photo on New Adventures' Facebook page

Catherine Hammond New Adventures is now on Facebook. The homepage is up and has many photos and comments, along with information about the lifelong-learning program. Some of the photos show classes and the state-of-the-art facility, along with links to the website and good contact information. Below is a brief conversation with Roxanne Singer, the governing council…

NAIL New Adventures in Learning: Experience the benefits of membership

Professor Dan Richardson from ASU shares recent research with New Adventures’ members.

Catherine Hammond It is not too late to participate in the fall semester for New Adventures in Learning, affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Classes continue until Dec. 13, 2019, and many still have openings. Check for availability at www.NewAdventures.info and click on Classes. What are some of the multiple benefits of participating in this lifelong-learning group?…

New Adventures in Learning: Fall Semester begins for New Adventures

Kathie Neffenger (right) with Jean Culver (left) offer their popular art class.

Catherine Hammond Fall Semester for New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program affiliated with Chandler-Gilbert Community College, began on September 30 and will continue until December 13, 2019. Classes and events include lectures, roundtable discussion groups, a computer class, field trips, and a special event. The lecture classes introduce a wide range of topics. Here…