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SAGE Citizens' Police Academy
with Mark Barnes
SAGE (Seniors Achieving Greater Education) courses are for SAGE members- adults 50 and older. To learn more and to become a member please register with SAGE Membership first.
SCP 21110 Presque Isle Citizens’ Police Academy
Wednesdays, September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28
9:30 – 11:30 AM
Presque Isle Police Department, 43 North Street, Presque Isle
Class limit 20
Curious about how your local police department operates? SAGE has partnered with the Presque Isle Police Department to offer this 10-week course specifically geared to seniors. Topics, presented classroom style, will include dispatch operations, systems used to track police activity, canine use, patrol procedures, use of force issues, criminal investigations, traffic stops, and more. Gain perspective on the professional life of a police officer during a ride along and see demos on tasers and other safety equipment.
SAGE Decorate a Gingerbread House
with Karen Hilt
SAGE (Seniors Achieving Greater Education) course are for SAGE members- adults 50 and older. To learn more and to become member, please register with SAGE Membership first.
SCP 21120 Decorate a Gingerbread House.
Wednesday, November 28
12:30 - 3:30 PM
Class limit 10 Fee $10
Gingerbread houses have been a holiday tradition for many generations of many different cultures. The instructor will provide gingerbread house pieces and several different choices for fastening them together. Then, we will use the candy you folks bring (we can share with each other and the instructor will bring others) to decorate it however you like. While the houses set up, we’ll break for lunch. The university cafeteria is about $8 for an all-you-can-eat lunch or bring your own. Don’t forget to bring candy to share. Necco wafers, M&M’s, Tootsie Rolls are just a few of my favorites
SAGE Exploring the Geological Wonders of Our Western National Parks
with Gina Clark
SAGE (Seniors Achieving Greater Education) Courses are for SAGE Members- adults 50 and older. To learn more and become a member, please register for SAGE membership first
SCP 21104 Exploring the Geological Wonders of Our Western National Parks
Mondays & Thursdays, November 12, 15, 19, 26, 29
1:00 – 3:00 PM
A Great Courses series of lectures on DVDs, this program is a collaboration between Great Courses and National Geographic. The lectures promote the wonders of the National Parks, a fascinating introduction to the geological forces that forged the parks. The 36 half-hour lectures take you to more than a hundred spectacular sites guided by geologist and former college professor Ford Cochran.
SAGE Festival of Trees Project
with Nancy Theriault
SAGE (Seniors Achieving Greater Education) courses are for SAGE members- adults 50 and older. To learn more or to become a member, please register with SAGE membership first.
SCP 21109 Festival of Trees Project, 2018
Tuesdays, October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27
1:00 – 3:00 PM
SAGE has participated in the fundraiser, The Festival of Trees -- held in December for the non-profit St. Apollonia Pediatric Dental Clinic -- for several years. Everyone who has participated in the past has enjoyed sharing their creative and decorative skills by decorating one or two Christmas trees to enter the event. Join the fun this year and know that you are raising funds for a deserving organization. The Festival will be held on November 30, December 1 and 2, 2018. We hope all SAGE members will attend the event and admire our creation.
SAGE Finding Your Ancestors
with Dick Kimball/ Frances Heales
SAGE (Seniors Achieving Greater Education) courses are for SAGE members- adults 50 and older. To learn more or to become a member, please register with SAGE Membership first.
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Computer Lab to be Announced Class limit 18 Find your ancestors, discover who they were, where they lived, what they did and the effects of local, national and international events on their lives. Instructors Dick Kimball and Frances Heales
SAGE Greek & Armenian Genocide
with Evan Zarkadas
SAGE (Seniors Achieving Greater Education) Courses are for SAGE members - adults 50 and older. The learn more and become a member, please register for SAGE Membership first.
SCP 21116 Greek and Armenian Genocide
Wednesday, October 17
1:00 – 3:00 PM
This course will focus on the Greek and Armenian Genocide of 1914-1924 by the Ottoman Empire. We will focus on the means of systematic extermination of the native Greek and Armenian subjects of the Ottoman Empire before, during and after World War I (1914-1924). The base of our evaluation of genocide will be on the reasons, the means, and the civic diaspora that followed after the deportations. This was the first genocide of the modern world, and its history is unknown to most of the world. Following the movement “Never Again,” the message that is given describes that if people learn from history and condemned the past, then the following Jewish Holocaust could have been prevented.
SAGE John Allen, Maysville Pioneer, and His Journal
with Kim Smith
SAGE (Seniors Achieving Greater Education) courses are for SAGE members - adults 50 and older. To learn more and to become a member, please register for SAGE membership first.
SCP 21118 John Allen, Maysville Pioneer, and His Journal (Circa Mid-1800s)
Thursday, November 8
6:00 – 8:00 PM
John Allen, a Maysville pioneer, was an important figure in the history of Presque Isle. The class will examine his actual journal.
SAGE Let's Talk TED
with Dennis Koch
SAGE (Seniors Achieving Greater Education) courses are for SAGE members - adults 50 and older. To learn more or to become a member please register with SAGE Membership first.
SCP 21107 Let’s Talk TED
Tuesdays, September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
9:30 – 11:00 AM
TED talks are short videos done by renowned speakers, scientists, entertainers, and everyday people who want to share their ideas and success. These classes will allow you to expand your thoughts, express your opinion, learn something new, discover, and bring insight through class discussions. Critical thinking is the ability to analyze the way you think. Mastering critical thinking skills, gives you better control of your own learning and empathy for other points of view. Two topics per class will be explored: positivity – fun; community – service; second career – learning; paradigms – retirement; what’s new – travel; and energy – creativity.