CVEC Class Schedule for Fall 2021

September 13 – November 5, 2021
(Registration processing begins August 23, 2021)

PLEASE NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING CLASSES IN PERSON (NOT ON ZOOM) MUST BE VACCINATED. ANYONE ENROLLED WHO CANNOT BE VACCINATED MUST MASK AND OBSERVE SOCIAL DISTANCING.

Title of Class
Time of Class
Instructor
Location
Three Cold War Spy Novels
Monday 9:30-11:30 am
Carol Rutz
Zoom
Microbes, Immune Responses, and Emerging Diseases
Monday 1:30-3:30 pm
Ted Johnson
FiftyNorth 103
The Cannon River Basin – its Rivers and Lakes:
Historical, Scientific, and Contemporary Perspectives
Tuesday 9:30-11:30 am
Mike Swift & Gary Wagenbach
VOC
Myths and Music of the 1960s
Tuesday 1:30-3:30 pm – 4 weeks (Sept. 21, 28, Oct 5, 12)
Tim Madigan
Zoom
“Only Connect” – Two Novels by E.M. Forster and Their Film Versions
Wednesday 9:30-11:30 am
Andrea Een
VOC
Explaining Riddles of Culture: “Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches”
Wednesday 1:30-3:30 pm
Daniel Sullivan
VOC
Christianity 2.0 – Jesus Reimagined
Thursday 9:30-11:30 am
John Matthews
Zoom
Debating Moral Issues
Thursday 1:30-3:30 pm
Ed Langerak
Zoom
A River Runs Through It
Friday 9:30-11:30 am
Art Higinbotham
Zoom

Our Purpose

  • To provide a content-oriented study experience for elder students with senior faculty.

Our Program

  • CVEC focuses on a desire for a life-long learning.
  • The courses of study are selected to provide rich academic experiences in the liberal arts.
  • Most of these courses are informal, with learners actively participating in discussion.
  • CVEC welcomes younger registrants (under 50) on a seat-available basis.
  • Previous formal education is not a requirement.

Our Policies

  • Class size is generally limited to 15-20.
  • Most classes will meet 8 times, once per week.
  • Classes are 2 hours per session.
  • Financial assistance is available for registrants who cannot afford the fee.
  • Students may withdraw from a course before the 2nd class meeting and request a refund.