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Through Judson’s partnership with Case Western Reserve University, Judson residents have a plethora of opportunities for lifelong learning.
Here are a few examples:
Anyone over 65 is eligible to audit classes at CWRU. Course registration is facilitated by the Siegal Lifelong Learning Program. The program is robust with choices and options. Please visit the website for more detailed information about registration and course offerings.
The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University offers a wide variety of non-credit educational opportunities that draw from the broad academic disciplines of the University and the heritage of Jewish learning from Siegal College. Siegal Lifelong Learning creates a connection between the academic world and the general community. Through innovative and engaging courses and events, Siegal reaches lifelong learners of all ages at CWRU’s University Circle Campus, throughout greater Cleveland, and beyond, and sets a national standard for the highest quality university-based continuing education programming.
Town Hall of Cleveland—now known as ThinkForum—was formed in 1931, making it the nation’s longest, consecutively running speaker series. Past speakers have included Winston Churchill, Baroness Maria von Trapp, Agnes de Mille, President George H.W. Bush, President Gerald Ford, Margaret Thatcher, Carl Sagan, Henry Kissinger, Gen. Colin Powell, Ben Stein, Diane Sawyer, Tim Russert and Ken Burns.
The Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity sponsors the Power of Diversity lecture series to inspire campus dialogue, community engagement and civic education and learning about the national narrative on diversity and inclusion. The annual series includes two distinguished guest speakers from the national or international scene and four scholars from the faculty of Case Western Reserve University.
The speakers include scholars, thought leaders and diversity professionals whose research, scholarship, leadership and advocacy enhance the university’s efforts to present diverse ideas, perspectives and viewpoints to inspire greater understanding and appreciation for inclusive excellence.
The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence is dedicated to exploring ethical issues from a global perspective, to nurturing international awareness and understanding of humanity through the study, teaching and practice of ethics, and to the pursuit of excellence in all human endeavors.
The center is charged with creating internationally recognized programs and initiatives devoted to ethical inquiry.
The annual symposium takes place in October and explores the theoretical and practical ramifications of the Inamori Ethics Prize recipient’s work, achievements and areas of interest.