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Paid for by
Adult Learning Institute
The Adult Learning Institute (ALI) ALI, at the Orchard
Ridge Campus of Oakland Community College, was
established in 1991 as a forum for retired and semi-retired
people to share the joys of learning and friendship.
Currently, it consists of about 130 men and women, ages 55
and older, living in southeast Michigan. The approaching
spring 2015 session will be the forty-ninth term since ALIís
ALI is a member-run organization responsible for its own
financial, clerical, and programming functions. We
use facilities generously provided by Oakland Community
College at the Orchard Ridge Campus, but the college gives no
other operational support.
ALIís program is based solely on the efforts of its members.
Some serve as program facilitators, while others run audiovisual
equipment, serve on committees, write letters, prepare
material for mailing, develop curriculum, contact potential
speakers, and keep membership records and mailing lists.
The response of our current members provides timely and
creative leadership and assistance. Everyone is encouraged
and expected to participate and contribute to our
This booklet describes the spring 2015 ALI lectures.
Schedule or program changes will be announced and sent as
email alerts as needed throughout the semester. For additional
information use our website, www.ali-occ.org, or call 248-522-3518
to leave a message. An ALI volunteer will respond.