CVEC Class Schedule for Spring 2022

March 28 – May 20, 2022
(Registration processing begins February14, 2022)

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

Title of Class
Time of Class
Instructor
Location
The Pipe Organ–King of Instruments
Monday 9:30-11:30 am
Richard Collman
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Northfield
Key Modern US Supreme Court Decisions
Monday 9:30-11:30 am
John Robison
Village on the Cannon
A Beautiful Dream–Historic Figures of Early Faribault
Monday 1:30-3:30 pm
Sam Temple
Rice County Historical Society, Faribault
US Environmental History
Tuesday 9:30-11:30 am
Matt Rohn
Zoom
Explaining Riddles of Culture and Culture “Collapse” with a View Toward our Future
Tuesday 1:30-3:30 pm
Daniel Sullivan and Mary Savina
Village on the Cannon
Justice and Prosperity
Wednesday 9:30-11:30 am
Steve Soderlind
Village on the Cannon
Modern Scientific Cosmology
Wednesday 1:30-3:30 pm
Joel Weisberg
Zoom
Psychoactive Drugs, the Mind, and Society
Thursday 9:30-11:30 am
Brian O’Donnell
Zoom
“Who Do You Say That I (Jesus) Am?”
Thursday 1:30-3:30 pm
John Matthews
Village on the Cannon
Oceans, Climate, and Corals–Connections and Perspectives for Minnesotans
Friday 9:30-11:30 am
Gary Wagenbach
Zoom
Walt Disney–An Examination of an American Storyteller
Friday 1:30-3:30 pm
Sam Temple
Rice County Historical Society, Faribault
Military Music of the American Revolutionary and Civil Wars
Friday 1:30-3:30 pm
Randall Ferguson
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.