This video shows highlights of a brief visit to OLLI-Mason’s Loudoun site in Sterling, Virginia, including a peek at a computer classroom, the break room, and a class in session. Movie by Rod Zumbro.
Video highlights of a typical OLLI-Mason holiday party held in early December of each year. Planned, organized and produced for the past 10 years by OLLI member Sandra Dreisslein, head of the Hospitality Subcommittee. Video by Rod Zumbro.
IN DECEMBER 2008 OLLI members celebrated the holiday season with an elegant OLLI Holiday Luncheon at the International Country Club, Fairfax, Virginia. Rod Zumbro created the following video slideshow of photos taken by Dan Feighery.
IN APRIL 2008 OLLI honored its teachers at a reception held on Grand Tier 3 of Mason’s Center for the Arts Concert Hall. Mason Provost Dr. Peter Stearns (shown below) was the featured speaker, and OLLI awarded scholarships to four Mason students who had been selected by their respective department heads. A Rod Zumbro movie.
Highlights of OLLI-Mason members’ participation in the 2008 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics. Members shown won medals in track and field events and in swimming. A Rod Zumbro movie.
WE ALL OWE A GREAT DEBT TO THREE DISTINGUISHED LADIES who were instrumental in the establishment in 1991 of the Learning in Retirement Institute (later renamed the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) at George Mason University: Founder Kathryn Brooks and Founding Members Shirley Fox and Lilyan Spero, who became our first three presidents.Watch very short videos of these leaders here.
Immediately below: The late Kathryn Brooks, Founder, first president (video is from two early 1992 televised interviews; length 1:56).
Immediately below: The late Shirley Fox, Founding Member, second president (video is from an early 1992 televised interview; length 1:44).
Immediately below: The late Lilyan Spero, Founding Member, third president (video is from the 2004 “Story of OLLI” movie; length 1:10).