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Does your OLLI’s university or college have retirement housing adjacent to campus?

Posted on January 31st, 2013 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Jo Brownlie, OLLI at Saginaw Valley State University, Asks OLLI:

Our university is exploring the possibility of offering retirement housing adjacent to our campus, which might be managed by the university or by a private company. Our OLLI offerings would be a major benefit to the residents. Is your OLLI’s university or college currently doing this? And if so, how is it working out?

Has your OLLI used omnidirectional microphones?

Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Avi Bernstein, OLLI at Brandeis University, Asks OLLI:

I’m wondering if other OLLIs have used omnidirectional microphones in their seminars to project the voices of participants and the study group leader. If so, I’d like to hear how satisfied people are with the results.