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The Passing of former Board Member Ron Nelson

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Ron Nelson. He was a very valued Member of our Board of Directors and Treasurer during the hectic time of starting our Sunshine Coast Elder College Society.

Here is the Link to his Obituary in the Coast Reporter.

Obituary of Ron Nelson

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New Event Page featuring our Libraries

Check out our new Event Page featuring our Main Libraries on the Coast, go to Libraries

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Course “Elder Care in the Community” CANCELLED

We regret to inform you that this course had to be cancelled due to insufficient enrolment.

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Irene Harrison (1926 – 2020) Founding Member of ElderCollege passed away recently

Irene Harrison, a founding member of the Sunshine Coast ElderCollege, passed away recently. Thanks to the pioneering work of the founders, ElderCollege is 20 years old in 2020 and we would like to acknowledge Irene’s contribution as well as her vision in providing third age education on the coast. She was one of the members of the inaugural four person board of directors and recruited many of the early teachers and directors. Irene was a dedicated volunteer who made our community a better place.  Our condolences to her family and friends.

Please click on this link for the complete obituary.

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Registration for the Free 2020 Clifford Smith Memorial Lecture is now open

The Registration for the Free 2020 Clifford Smith Memorial Lecture, The Immune System: “Its Protective and Destructive Nature” presented by Dr. Erwin Diener is now open for registration. Registration will close at Noon on November 12.

To register go to Fall 2020

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Course Astrogeomorphology CANCELLED !

Please note that due to personal reasons of the Presenter this course had to be cancelled. Anyone that is registered for the course will receive a refund. The course will be scheduled in the Spring 2021 Session

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Change in Course Dates for Astrogeomorphology

Please note the dates for the Course Astrogeomorphology had to be changed due to a personal issue of the presenter. NEW DATES: Nov. 10, 17, 24 and Dec. 1 

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Free Zoom Tutorial offered by ElderCollege

ElderCollege is offering a free tutorial on how to get on and use Zoom. Since all ElderCollege classes for the Fall 2020 program are online using Zoom it is important for everyone to feel comfortable about using Zoom. Here is your chance to learn about the tutorial News letter announcing the tutorial

We have put some useful instruction on how to use Zoom on our website, here the link Instructions on how to use Zoom

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Fall 2020 Important Info, Program, Preview

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, ElderCollege has decided to go online. We are offering 11 courses via Zoom for Fall 2020, starting in September. As of 12:00 noon August 20, 2020 Registration is now open. Registration is via our own Website, NOT via the SCRD.

The complete Course Catalogue and Registration is on our FALL 2020 page.

The Online Preview of the Fall 2020 courses is on YouTube.

Slides used in the YouTube Preview are available here.

A handy two-page Fall 2020 Brochure is available here.

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Are you still missing your Refund from cancelled Courses?

Please refer to our most recent Newsletter for an update to the process of handling Refunds!

Are You still missing Your Refund?