SPRING 2018 SEMESTER:
The Spring 2018 semester began on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.
Please note that there are two new aspects of this semester’s program:
—There are five Wednesday lecture days, all in Thomson Hall,
——-not in Laird Hall, as in the past.
—Bus Trip 4 will be a two-day trip to Pittsburgh
——-on Thursday and Friday of Week 7.
To view the schedule in matrix format, left-click on the Schedule button immediately below to open the document, or right-click and save target to download the document to your computer.
SPRING 2018 SCHEDULE:
—-9:00 AM Understanding Poverty in Franklin County
——————–Megan Shreve, CEO South Central Community Action Program
—Bus Trip # 1 Departs: 8:15 AM
—Historical & Industrial York, PA
—Sign-up began Tuesday, March 6; spaces are available. Contact: Susan Etter, 717-262-0911 or 717-830-5390
—-9:00 AM McNeill’s Rangers and the Capture of Generals Crook and Kelley
——————–Steven French, Retired History Teacher and Author
—-9:00 AM The Joys of Photography
——————–Dr. Joe Thane, MD, Retired Radiologist Turned Photographer
Bus Trip # 2 Departs: 8:30 AM
—Carlisle, PA, Carlisle Indian Industrial School and
—-U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
—Sign-up begins Tuesday, March 13. Contact: Susan Lyons, 717-532-8073
—-9:00 AM Homeland Defense, Homeland Security, and Defense Support to Civil Authorities
——————–Lieutenant Colonel William (Craig) Hummer, U.S. Army War College
—-9:00 AM U.S. Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear Testing, Budget and Employment Policy
——————–John Ricca, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Counter-Terrorism Analyst
—-9:00 AM Monarch Butterflies
——————–Laurie Collins, Master Gardener
—-9:00 AM The Amazing Career of Brigadier General Anna Mae Hayes
——————–Major General (Ret) Deb Wheeling, Retired U.S. Army General Officer
—-9:00 AM Gettysburg Spangler Farm: Civil War Hospital and More
——————–Paul Semanek, Resident Caretaker, Spangler Farm
—Bus Trip # 3 Departs: 7:30 AM
—Tour the Lincoln Highway, Chambersburg to Latrobe, PA
—Sign-up begins Tuesday, March 27. Contact: Pat Chickering, 717-264-7140
—-9:00 AM Microbes: Mini-Marvels that are In, On and Around You
——————–Dr. Brad Stiles, Professor of Biology, Wilson College
—-9:00 AM Money, Money, Money: From Seashells to Bitcoins
——————–Larry Malone, Semi-Retired Financier and Economic Developer
—-9:00 AM Community Uniting!
——————–Sandy Grotberg and Friends, Members of Community Uniting!
Bus Trip # 4 Departs: 8:00 AM
—Pittsburgh, PA (2 days), Three Rivers Cruise, Overnight at Sheraton Station Square,
—-Chatham Village, Mt. Washington, Strip District Walking Tour,
—-Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
—Sign-up began Wednesday, March 7; spaces are available.
—Contact: Paul Stockhausen, 717-352-4404
———–or Pat Chickering, 717264-7140
—-9:00 AM Beer, Bornholm and Baltic
——————–Pat Chickering, Retired Research Historian
—-9:00 AM Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin
——————–Susan Lyons, Retired Public School Teacher
—-9:00 AM Fantasyland Storybook Park, Gettysburg, PA: 1959 to 1980
——————–Jackie White, Daughter of Fantasyland’s Owners