Texas Christian University–Silver Frogs

silver frogs 7Texas Christian University recently held its kick off for its newest program–TCU Silver Frogs.  This program is available to anyone who is age 50 and above.  The only other requirements are that you must have a love of learning and love of community.  There are no educational background requirements.

The Silver Frogs differs from traditional continuing education programs in that it is a membership based organization.  A one-time semester fee of $130 for individuals or $117 per person (couples).  This covers up to three classes, special events and even covers three luncheon lectures.  There are many other benefits.  Some courses and events may involve additional fees.

For more information you can go to their website at http://www.lifelong.tcu.edu or call them at 817.257.7132.

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Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

Over 50–Take A Class At TCU

The information below is taken directly from the Texas Christian University website of Extended Education (continuing education).  It is an opportunity for those 50 and over to take classes of interest at TCU for a nominal fee. Check your local colleges and universities they may offer such a program.

mature 9TCU Extended Education launches learning opportunities for the over-50 crowd September 10, 2014 A new initiative on the TCU campus may soon bring a whole new population of students to the classrooms. Starting in Spring 2015, TCU Silver Frogs Lifelong Learning Institute will be available to anyone 50

The membership organization offers 4-week non-credit daytime classes, one-time lectures, luncheon lectures with TCU faculty, discussion groups, access to Mary Couts Burnett Library and discounts to the TCU Barnes & Noble Bookstore and University Recreation Center and special events.

A kick-off event for TCU Silver Frogs Lifelong Learning Institute is set for 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Dee J. Kelly Alumni & Visitors Center, 2820 Stadium Drive. The course and lecture instructors will be available, advisory board will be introduced and attendees may sign up for membership at that time. mature 3

A one-time semester fee of $130 for individuals or $117 per person for couples covers up to three classes (based on availability), special events, and three luncheon lectures, as well as the other benefits, although some courses and events may involve an additional fee. For more information, phone 817-257-7132 or http://www.lifelong.tcu.edu.

Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.  Be a lifelong learner.