Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 2021

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 2021

OLLI’s ability to pivot to online learning while continuing to offer ways for you to explore new ideas and engage your mind during these trying times is credited to the longtime support of our wonderful donors, members and volunteers — we couldn’t be more thankful for this. 

We’ve learned a lot about technology over the past year and a half. We’ve also learned valuable lessons that will impact our programs as we move forward. 

  • Community matters. Even though we had to use technology to do it, we made sure members stayed connected. We are a vibrant and resilient learning community and, as things begin to open up, we are thrilled to see old and new faces back at OLLI. 
  • Lifelong learning is beneficial to your mental and physical health. It is a form of self-care that should never be neglected.  We will continue to offer programs both in-person and online.
  • It’s important to gather but to do so carefully. Our new normal includes masks, sanitizer, and pre-registration for popular programs. We are offering almost all of our familiar activities but we all must be patient as conditions change.
  • Technology is here to stay. You now have the option to attend some classes at home or even watch a recording of a class at a later time.

We don’t know everything this next year at OLLI will bring but we will certainly use these lessons to re-invent and re-build. Your support will strengthen our investments in technology, help us ensure your safety when you come to in-person programs, and give us the resources to plan for uncertainty. Please consider making a year-end, tax-deductible gift today!

For more information about supporting OLLI, please contact Kristen Kennedy at kristenk@unr.edu or (775) 784-8053.

You can make your gift in a variety of ways:

Online on this page

By Phone: Call (775) 784-1587

By Mail: University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Mail Stop 0162, 1664 N Virginia St Reno, NV 89557-0162

Please make checks payable to University of Nevada, Reno Foundation and indicate which area you would like to support.

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