Grandparents University and Emeritus College

Photo by Michael ClementsIn the true spirit of promoting lifelong learning, UNT debuts two new programs — Grandparents University and Emeritus College.

UNT presented its first Grandparents University this summer, sponsored by the Center for Achievement and Lifelong Learning. The two-day camp brought grandparents and their grandchildren, ages 7-12, together to attend classes in subject areas ranging from art to emergency administration. Participants “majored” in a subject and earned a Grandparents University degree. Stay tuned for next summer’s offerings and visit the Grandparents University web page.

This fall, UNT will kick off its Emeritus College, also sponsored by the center. Led by James Miller, a World War II veteran who spent nearly 30 years as a UNT administrator, the new program will feature not-for-credit courses, lectures, field trips and travel learning opportunities designed for community members age 50 and older.


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