CVEC Class Schedule for Fall 2022

September 12-November 4, 2022
(Registration processing begins August 22, 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
Care Ethics: Theory and Applications
Monday 9:30-11:30 am
Patricia Johnson
FiftyNorth, Room 103
A Vonnegut Sampler
Monday 9:30-11:30 am
Carol Rutz
Online via Zoom
To Infinity and Beyond
Monday 1:30-3:30 pm (4 weeks, beginning September 12)
Paul Zorn
FiftyNorth, Room 103
Pivotal Decade, the 1970s, its Music, Politics, and Culture
Monday 1:30-3:30 pm
Tim Madigan
Village on the Cannon
Climate Change Tipping Points
Tuesday 9:30-11:30 am
Art Higinbotham
Village on the Cannon
Mortality and Meaning
Tuesday 1:30-3:30 pm
Ed Langerak
Online via Zoom
Does Christian History Point to the Causes and Possible Solutions to our Nation’s Current Divisions?
Wednesday 9:30-11:30 am
Jan Linn
Online via Zoom
Science and Religion–Fundamental Disagreement?
Wednesday 1:30-3:30 pm
Tom Drucker
Village on the Cannon
Astronomy 101: Introduction to the Sky and Stars
Thursday 9:30-11:30 am (beginning September 22, ending November 10)
David Nitz
Village on the Cannon
Two Novels by Louise Erdrich: The Night Watchman and The Sentence
Thursday, 1:30-3:30 pm
Susan Evans
FiftyNorth, Room 103
Bioethics: An Ethics Committee Approach
Friday 9:30-11:30 am
Karen Gervais
Online via Zoom
Microbes, Immune Responses, and Emerging Diseases
Friday 1:30-3:30 pm (Sept. 9,16, 23, & 30; Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, &18.
Will not meet Oct. 7, 14, & 21)



Ted Johnson
Village on the Cannon


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 this term is limited to 15 for all classes.
  • 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.