Tag: New Adventures in Learning

New Adventures Offers Its Spring Semester

'Safe and Secure Online - Seniors Edition' will be presented by Frank Bertola in February.

Mary Kenny Greetings to all those who are new or returning to New Adventures. Members of New Adventures (NA) enjoy learning, and the good news is that our program is ready with classes for them—and for you—for our spring semester which begins in February. We call our members lifelong learners, and you might value lifelong…

New Adventures In Learning

Bill Haskell discusses the American Revolution in his December class.

Continue to Grow—In a Good Way Mary Kenny You have probably heard of New Adventures (NA) in Learning, our community’s lifelong learning program. Did you know that NA is the place to explore your interests and challenge your curiosity? Each of us has interests—maybe even goals—outside our formal schooling and jobs. We are natural learners,…

Easy-to-Access Online Classes

In "Before America Roared," Bill Gates examines the period leading up to the Roaring 20s.

Mary Kenny This year, fall classes at New Adventures started in late September, and extended into December. Classes continue to be offered online via Zoom. October classes are almost over, but it’s not too late to register for our 13 classes in November and December. If you are new to New Adventures in Learning, here…

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…