The fall program runs every Friday for seven weeks at three
locations: Eastern Campus in Highland Hills, Western Campus in
Parma and — new this year — Westshore Campus in Westlake.
Age-eligible students can enroll in one to six courses for a $99
fee. The 50-minute classes take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The overall course catalog features more than 100 options on a
wide variety of subjects, including art, cinema, computers,
history, music, religion, science, yoga and more. Classes are
taught by Tri-C faculty, retired educators and subject experts.
“Encore Campus Fridays is a great way to socialize while learning
about topics you have always been interested in,” said
Suzanne Ortiz, who oversees the program. “The opportunities
Want to take classes but can’t make it to Encore Campus Fridays?
Then check out Tri-C’s Neighborhood Scholars 55+ adult education
courses, which take place at College sites as well as museums,
parks and other locations around Greater Cleveland.
Neighborhood Scholars includes tours to experience restaurants, landmarks and
churches; “Coffee with a Curator” sessions, which provide
behind-the-scenes looks at exhibits and collections at
University Circle institutions; and hands-on classes such as
These alternate-site classes occur throughout the week and vary
in length. Costs range from $10 to $79 per class.
more information or to register for Encore Campus Fridays
or Neighborhood Scholars courses. Potential students can
also call 216-987-2274 for information. Enrollment for
both programs is now open.
Last fall, more than 700 adult learners participated in Encore
Campus Fridays at Eastern and Western campuses. Neighborhood
Scholars attracted another 250 people — the program’s highest
enrollment to date.