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Inspired and curious men and women 50 plus reignite their passion for learning through LEI

MARION, OH – The Learning Enrichment Institute (LEI) is announcing its fall 2011 schedule of classes.

Sponsored by The Ohio State University at Marion and Marion Technical College, the LEI program is an opportunity for persons 50 years of age or older to explore new possibilities through a schedule of short-term non-credit courses that promote creativity, free thinking, and personal growth and development.

The fall session of 21 classes begins on Monday, September 26th, and runs for nine weeks.  Some of the classes in the session include:  the history of China from 1750 to the present, sports officiating, Medicare Part D, rock and roll, as well as big band music, making stained glass, and more. 

To see the entire schedule, check out the LEI brochure online at  The cost per session is $50 and participants may sign up for an unlimited number of LEI classes.  Course space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.

LEI combines the educational resources of Marion Technical College, The Ohio State University at Marion, other community organizations, and dozens of volunteers to offer two terms (fall and spring, each lasting approximately five to six weeks) of programming that meet the diverse needs and interests of adults 50 and older.