Life Scholars

Discover the joy of lifelong learning with other adults, age 50 and beyond, who share a common desire to learn. Life Scholars is a membership organization for active adults, regardless of their education background!

Life Scholars Mission

Life Scholars at Terra State is a peer-led group serving mature learners by broadening intellectual interests, physical activity and social interaction. Our Mission is to create a climate that fosters interest and stimulates the thrill of lifelong learning.

More Than Just Classes

There are many opportunities to get more involved! From leadership opportunities (committees) to teaching your own class, Life Scholars is a great way to stay active and connected.


Executive Committee

The executive committee works with the Coordinator to oversee the spendable portion of the Cunningham ElderCollege Endowment Fund. The executive committee is also responsible for approving all standing committees’ activities, serve as a spokesperson for Life Scholars and foster good will of the community, evaluate recommendations for classes, potential instructors, and trips, and participate in external events to promote the program.

Curriculum Committee

The curriculum committee develops list of potential classes each term and assists in recruitment of instructors to focus on developing a well-balanced slate of courses each term.

Travel Committee

The travel committee develops list of potential trips each term and assists in the planning of each trip, as well as, coordinate with curriculum committee when possible to plan trips that pair with class offerings each term.

Publicity and Special Events Committee

The publicity and special events committee is responsible to assist in all aspects of public relations and coordination of special events including samplers and community marketing opportunities. They also assist with social media activities.

About Committee Meetings

All committee meetings are held once a month on Mondays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. If you are interested in being part of any committee or teaching a class, please contact Lifelong Learning at, 419.559.2255 or join us at a meeting and see what we are all about!

Life Scholars Registration

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