CVEC Class Schedule for Winter 2023

January 9-March 10, 2023
(Registration processing begins December 12, 2022)

PLEASE NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING CLASSES IN PERSON (NOT ON ZOOM) MUST BE VACCINATED AND BOOSTED. IN ADDITION, STUDENTS AND INSTRUCTORS MUST OBSERVE VENUE REGULATIONS.

Title of Class
Time of Class
Instructor
Location
The Book of Revelation Revisited
Monday, 9:30-11:30 am
Richard Collman
St Peter’s Lutheran Church
Tales of Travel
Monday, 9:30-11:30 am
Dan Van Tassel
Village on the Cannon
Quantum Entanglement
Monday, 1:30-3:30 pm
Rich Noer
Village on the Cannon
Welsh Culture
Tuesday, 9:30-11:30 am
Carol Trosset
Online via Zoom
Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Tuesday, 1:30-3:30 pm
Jon Olson
Village on the Cannon
Conscience in Literature
Wednesday, 9:30-11:30 am
John Barbour
Online via Zoom
Jazz Appreciation
Wednesday, 9:30-11:30 am
Dave Hagedorn
Village on the Cannon
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling – Cheerful Irish Stories
Wednesday, 1:30-3:30 pm
Jim McDonnell
Village on the Cannon
Psychoactive Drugs, the Mind, and Society
Thursday, 9:30-11:30 am
Brian O’Donnell
Online via Zoom
Theory of Word Puzzles
Thursday, 9:30-11:30 am
Fred Ohles
Online via Zoom
Tone and Text and Musico-Poetic Synthesis
Thursday, 1:30-3:30 pm
Dan Dressen
Village on the Cannon
Justice and Prosperity
Thursday, 1:30-3:30 pm
Steve Soderlind
FiftyNorth 103
Sheldahl, Northfield, and U.S. Space Explorations
4 Sessions: Friday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., January 13-February 3
Dick Swisher
FiftyNorth 103
Selected Issues in Law and the U.S. Supreme Court
Friday, 9:30-11:30 am
John Robison
Kildahl Park Pointe
Visual Exegesis: Reading the Bible with Artists
Friday, 1:30-3:30 pm (begins one week later: 1/20/23)

L. DeAne Lagerquist
Kildahl Park Pointe


Our Purpose

  • To provide a content-oriented study experience for elder students with skilled 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 ranges from 15-20 students.
  • 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.