Wilmington Institute for Lifelong Learning Announces Fall 2013 Courses

21 Seminars Designed for the Over-40 Crowd Interested in Expanding Knowledge and Learning Skills

August 20, 2013

WILL Schedule Booklet

From genealogy and yoga to stained glass and the history of flight, the Wilmington Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL) is offering nearly two-dozen seminars this fall.

Registration will continue through Sept. 12 for the fall term, which runs from Sept. 16 through Nov. 8. WILL is designed as an authentic educational opportunity for those persons over 40 years old with a will to continue learning.

The program is offering 21 seminars that feature a variety of skill-learning and knowledge-expanding seminars designed to introduce students to new worlds.

Offerings include: “Investing: Some Ways to Succeed,” “Science and Spiritual Value,” “Just for Fun: Trying Wilderness Skills,” “A Study of Lincoln Artifacts,” “Genealogy,” “Cincinnati Art Museum,” “Cooking for Two,” “Chair Yoga,” “Aromatherapy,” “Trees of Southern Ohio,” “Getting the Story Out,” “Out and About,” “A Solution to the Epidemic of Obesity and Diabetes.”

Also, “Travel Adventures with Dick and Ginnie,” “Cherokee,” “Neurobics,” “Navigating Finances through Challenging Markets,” “The American Experience on Stage,” “History and Facts of Flight,” “Stained Glass: An Introduction” and “Making Your Photo Book.”

Margaret A. Guentert, who retired from WC’s English faculty in 2009, is directing the institute as an educational outlet for motivated persons wishing to learn and be challenged.

“These seminars are designed for those with a passion to know, those eager to share ideas and learn new things,” she said. “Those that enroll in the program are persons that want to build upon their lives and stay engaged.”

The seminars vary in class frequency and duration, but the majority of the courses range from four to eight weeks with classes meeting once a week for one or two hours.

A full list of courses and descriptions is featured on the College’s Website on the Academics main page at Also, course booklets are available by calling Guentert at WC and leaving a message, including name and mailing address, at (937) 382-6661 ext. 226.