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Lifelong Learning Lecture Series


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There are three ways to register for the classes/events.

• $20 enrolls you for both the Lifelong Learning Lecture Series and the Here’s to Your Health lecture series CRN 5107 • 12 sessions (Best Value)

• $15 enrolls you for the Here’s to Your Health Lecture Series CRN 5108 • 7 sessions, indicated below as H2H

• $5 enrolls you for any individual lecture 

Locations for lectures:

  • ECC is Echols Conference center, the building to the south of Stubblefield

  • CCC is Central Christian Church, same parking lot and then to the south side

Skin Care and Sunshine!
Dr. Luke Lewis

We are still in the heat of summer and the sun can burn even on a cloudy day. Let Dr. Luke Lewis remind you how to prevent skin cancer as well as new treatments. He will touch on how to keep healthy the largest organ we have...our skin!

(NB: Owing to Dr. Lewis’ schedule this class is a Thursday not the usual Wednesday.)

Thurs Aug 28
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC 
CRN: 5094


Aquaponics: Backyard Production
James Brandli

Grow fresh fish and vegetables! This lecture will expose you to the idea of creating your own Aquaponics garden on a small scale where you use fish to grow vegetables…and get the benefits of eating both! Join researcher James Brandli who is using the UAFS greenhouse for a research base into efficient Aquaponics and learn how easy it is to build your own system.

Wed Sept 3
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC 
CRN: 5095

Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Melissa Curry

It is Alzheimer's awareness month and Melissa Curry will bring updates on Alzheimer's Association steps to eliminate this ravaging disease.

Wed Sep 10
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC 
CRN: 5096


Universal Design Concepts: Aging Your Home!
Sarah Stillman

You can look at Universal design in many ways because it makes you aware of using design concepts to meet a wide range of needs for the homeowner. Whether building a new home or remodeling an existing one join interior design specialist Sarah Stillman as she tells about simple design modifications that can increase the utility of your home.

Wed Sep 17
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC
CRN: 5098

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Dr. John Terrell

Dr. John Terrell from Sparks Urology group will discuss new advances in prostate surgery including robotic surgery as well as men's health issues for good working parts "down there".

Wed Sep 24
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC 
CRN: 5099


Prescription Awareness Month
Michael Thames

This is Prescription Error Awareness month and Michael Thames will talk to us about what to watch for when getting your prescriptions filled, how to take them properly and what to ask you pharmacist! Bring your questions but not your scripts!

Wed Oct 1
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5   ECC  
CRN: 5100


Fat Burning for Free
Dr. Betty Jo Clark

Want to really activate those fat burning hormones, or just lose the few pounds you really want to lose! Learn from Dr. Betty Jo Clark some strategies that do including diet ideas, nutrition and exercise to keep you going or get you started.

Wed Oct 8
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC  
CRN: 5101


Women’s Health Center
Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts, RN, and representatives from the Women’s Center at Sparks will discuss women’s health in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, with topics to include genetics, breast health and bone density.

Wed Oct 15
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC  
CRN: 5102


Chaffee Crossing Tour
Lori Robertson

Come with us on a personalized tour of the exciting developments at Chaffee Crossing. Get the inside story on who is developing what and take the guided bus tour of the whole area. Transport provided from UAFS or meet us there.

Wed Oct 22
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC   
CRN: 5103

Day in the Life: Curator Fort Smith History Museum
Connie Manning

Join Connie Manning as we get an insight into her day as curator at the Fort Smith Museum of History. If you think this job is a cross between Antiques Roadshow and American Pickers you may be surprised.

Wed Oct 29
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC   
CRN: 5104

Easy Estate Planning
Jamison Bonds

There's estate planning and then there's easy estate planning. Join attorney Jamison Bonds who will bring to your attention things to think about when estate planning for the future.

Wed Nov 5
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC  
CRN: 5105

Cardiac News: Health for Hearts!
Dr. Nasser Adjei

Think a healthy heart and Dr. Nassar Adjei from the Cardiology Center at Sparks will discuss wellness issue of the heart! Not in time for Valentine’s Day but to keep your heart pumping properly!

Wed Nov 12
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 ECC