Hot Topics

Hot Topics

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Fridays, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Franciscan Center Board Room
$10/$15 non-member, per meeting or
$36/50 non-member, for all 4

Presentations of hot topics with lively discussion! A lunch of soup, sandwich and dessert is included.

Please call 419-517-8940 or 419-824-3707 at least one week ahead to register. Or send a check to: Lifelong Learning, attn. Hot Topics, Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd. Sylvania, OH 43560

Demographics of Changing America
with Dean Purdy
Friday, January 17

The U.S. is moving to having a majority of its population being "non-white"—but why and how fast? The average age of these minorities, their family structures, income level, distribution across the country, and other social factors together influence this coming reality. A hot follow-up to the immigration debate! Dean Purdy is a sociologist with 35 years of teaching experience.

iPad for dummies
with Janis Weber
Friday, February 21

iPad for dummies will help you make the most of your tablet. Bring your iPad to computer expert Janis Weber!

Economic Changes in America and its Effects on the Average Family
with Dean Purdy
Friday, March 21

We will discuss who is getting what: referring to gains or losses in average salaries. In what way are they disproportionate to various strata of the population? In what ways have the changes in the direction of our economy affected various demographic and social groups? We will then discuss the future of the U.S. in the global economy. Dean Purdy is a sociologist with 35 years of teaching experience.

with Terry Keller
Friday, April 11

Discussion with Terry Keller a Lourdes professor, who took students to the Emerald Isle to study!


Laura Megeath
Lifelong Learning Coordinator

Linda Stout
Administrative Assistant