Every semester, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at WMU offers a number of events where members and instructors are able to meet and talk in an informal atmosphere.

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January Thaw

Wednesday, Jan.17, 2018 (snow date is Jan. 24)
2 to 4 p.m.
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Looking forward to the January Thaw?  We have some exciting things planned in 2018. To kick off the new semester, members (and non-members) are invited to attend our winter event.  At our January Thaw, you will be able to:

  • Hear our speaker, Dawn M. Fortin Mattoon, Ed. D., Associate Provost, WMU Extended University Programs 
  • Introduction of the winter/spring courses
  • Meet instructors and learn more about their the courses
  • Visit OLLI at WMU committee tables, Travel, Events, Engage (Volunteer), Join (Membership) and Learn (Curriculum), for information or for ways to get involved
  • Bring a book to share, then take another to read by participating in our annual book exchange
  • Socialize with friends and meet someone new
  • Bring a non-member to introduce them to OLLI at WMU
  • Give a video testimonial to share what OLLI means to you
  • Donate to the Kalamazoo Literacy Council
Kalamazoo Literacy Council Supply Needs
Students Notebooks, writing journals, lined writing paper, pencils, erasers, index cards
Tutors Three-ring binders, clipboards, two-pocket folders
Administrative Flash drives, manila file folders, hanging file folders
Wish list Laptop computer, digital video camera, flat computer monitor (17" or larger)






Look for an email invitation for registration for you and your non-member friends!

Check back to this webpage for more information and updates on upcoming OLLI at WMU events.