OLLI East — SCF: Lakewood Ranch

7131 Professional Pkwy. E.
Sarasota, FL 34240
Phone: (941) 363-7000
Website: www.scf.edu

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April 2019

SP19-SCF-56 MINDFULNESS AS A PATH TO PEACE

April 23 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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SP19-SCF-56 MINDFULNESS AS A PATH TO PEACE Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 OLLI EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Charles Bradt It’s hard to read anything about stress these days without some mention of “mindfulness.” This course will introduce and expand upon the principles and practices of mindfulness as a pathway to a more peaceful life. Instruction in the practice of mindful meditation will be given, as well as related practices designed to relieve the…

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SP19-SCF-57 CULT FILMS

April 23 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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SP19-SCF-57 CULT FILMS Tuesdays: 1-3 pm (Note: Extended Class Time) 7 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 23 OLLI EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Jordan Shifrin Cult films…Why are they so alluring? What will motivate a devoted fan to stand in line to see a film they have already seen 50 times before? In this course, you will learn why cult films do not necessarily require blood splatters. In fact, many of them are tame enough for a trip to the…

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May 2019

SU19-SCF-61 POSITIVE TRANSITIONS… THE PROMISE OF LIFE’S PIVOT POINTS (Summer)

May 7 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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SU19-SCF-61 POSITIVE TRANSITIONS… THE PROMISE OF LIFE’S PIVOT POINTS (Summer) Tuesday: 1-4 pm 1 Session: May 7 OLLI EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Kathy Flora Whether navigating a move to a new area, a new job, or a new life stage, transitional pivot points are a constant fact of life. Learn new strategies for tackling the challenges that life transitions bring, so that you can claim the promise and personal excitement these changes hold. Kathy will guide you…

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SU19-SCF-62 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: GOOD OR EVIL (Summer)

May 21 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
OLLI East— SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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SU19-SCF-62 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: GOOD OR EVIL (Summer) Tuesday: 1-4 pm 1 Session: May 21 OLLI EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Alex Beavers Headlines are barraging us with warnings that artificial intelligence (e.g., robotics, automation, data analytics, deep learning, etc.) might just be evil because it will boost productivity at the expense of fewer jobs and a diminished role for human labor. Despite these alarms, there is much that dispels the evil myth of technology and that builds a…

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