UF Offering Lifelong Learning Connections Program

Posted on September 8, 2020

University of Findlay’s Lifelong Learning Connections program, sponsored by the Office of University Advancement, will be held in a virtual format October 13, 20, and 27.

To maintain the health and safety of participants, presenters, and employees, the sessions will be offered virtually via Zoom, most at no cost. As in years past, the program will allow participants to explore various topics and learn from expert instructors from the University and the surrounding community. Participants may choose their level of involvement by attending as many sessions as they wish throughout the three days of events.

To register for this fall’s Lifelong Learning Connections, visit: https://www.findlay.edu/offices/advancement/friends/lifelong-learning/

If you have questions relating to the event, please contact the Office of Alumni, Parents, and Friends at alumni@findlay.edu or 419-434-4516.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Tuesday, Oct. 13

Votes for Women! The Women’s Suffrage Movement
Joy Bennett, Curator and Archivist, Hancock Historical Museum
10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
​​Joy Bennett will discuss her latest research project, the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage and how it affected Hancock County. She has a Master of 20th Century US History and a Graduate Certificate of Public History from Bowling Green State University. She has worked at the Hancock Historical Museum as a curator and archivist for seven years.

Lost Bits of Hancock County
Teresa Lambert, Author
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Teresa Straley Lambert will share about some of the exciting, and often forgotten, history of Hancock County. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and secondary social studies and a master’s degree in gifted education from Bowling Green State University. Teresa has been published in various educational journals, children’s magazines and newspapers.

Tuesday, Oct. 20

Treat Joint Pain
Dr. William Burgette, Orthopedic Surgeon, Stryker Corporation
10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Dr. William Burgette is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint reconstruction of the hip and knee, including partial, total and revision joint replacements. He is trained in the most updated minimally invasive procedures to help speed recovery and return patients to their normal daily activities quickly. Dr. Burgette will discuss Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology and how it provides you with a personalized surgical plan to your hip or knee. We will open the floor for questions at the end of his presentation.

Mozart in His Later Years
Ken Hammontree, Living History Productions
​12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period. Mr. Ohio History, Ken Hammontree, will portray the later years of Mozart’s life and some of his more popular musical pieces.

Tuesday, Oct. 27

Time to Create: Recycle, Reduce, Reuse… on YOU!
Amy Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS, Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, University of Findlay
​10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
One year ago, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, Dr. Amy Schlessman, shared with us a treasure-trove of simple ways to combine fitness and fun with everyday recyclables. This year, she’ll show us how to create our own items to help in our daily fitness journey.

University of Findlay Campus Update
Katherine Fell, Ph.D., University of Findlay President
​​12:30 – 1 p.m.
President Fell will share a campus update and discuss ways University of Findlay is actively involved in northwest Ohio. Following the update will be a Question and Answer segment where participants will be able to send in questions and have them answered live.

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