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Albert C. Koetsier is a well known artist of x ray photography. Albert has spent the last 60 years studying and experimenting with almost everything Photographic. His unique style and ground breaking methods have earned his work numerous awards and wide recognition in the photographic arts community. His artistry is only surpassed by his knowledge of the field of photography and the history of its development. We are very excited to welcome him to the Temecula campus!
David Lewis teaches continuing education music classes for Mira Costa College. He is Director of Music at Trinity Episcopal Church in Escondido, and he is the founder of the San Luis Rey Chorale which he has directed for the past 32 years. In addition, has been teaching music appreciation classes for Osher for the past four years.
WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING: “David brings so much enthusiasm and knowledge to the class, it’s a real pleasure to take his classes!” “David is an excellent teacher. He brings excellent examples of the composers and their music and enriches each class with his knowledge and passion!”
Hal A. Lingerman, M.A., M. Div., M.A., offers more than 30 years of work experience in the fields of college teaching, counseling, community outreach ministry and spiritual studies. He is the author of The Healing Energies of Music, Life Streams: Daily Musical Medita- tions, and Living Your Destiny.
WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING: “Hal has an amazing grasp of music, in all forms and how it affects us. His class was most enjoyable and informative. He gave us all the resources we need to purchase pieces of music we enjoy. Very educational.” “ A lovely way to begin the week - Hal is an extraordinary teacher with a vast knowledge of music and composers. Brings a passion to the subject unmatched by any other program I’ve attended.”
Fay McGrew MA, QTP (Medical Qigong), is a certified Qigong teacher with over 38 years experience studying various ancient mind body practices including Qigong, Tai Chi, and Zen Meditation. Fay has studied with many Qigong Masters in China and effectively conveys the essence of these modernized ancient practices to Westerners. Teaching in San Diego for over 13 years, she initiated and teaches classes at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine; UCSD Medical School, San Diego Cancer Center Research Institute, and currently is contributing to the development of a women’s health program at Deepak Chopra Center in San Diego.
Lauren Mecucci earned her BA and MA in Literature and Writing Studies here at CSUSM. She focused on literature and studied various genres including medieval literature and composition. She currently teaches writing courses at Cal State San Marcos and also teaches Literature and Writing courses at MiraCosta Community College.
Marilyn Ribble is an Adjunct Professor in the Communication De- partment at Cal State San Marcos. She has taught Movies & Music of WW II for CSUSM Extended Studies as an Elderhostel course. Marilyn is a life-long history buff, concentrating on WW II and the Civil War as well as women in history.
Laurie Richards is a lawyer and teacher who has turned her analytical skills to the craft of writing. She has received numerous awards for her short stories. She has been a judge for the San Diego Book Awards, and a director of the San Diego Writers and Editors Guild. She is working on a novel and a collection of short stories, as well as articles on writing techniques.
Mohan K. Sood, Ph.D., is professor and dean emeritus, North- eastern Illinois University where he taught in the Earth Science Department. He is a widely published author in geology and science education. Dr. Sood writes and lectures on Indian spirituality. He is Contributing Editor to the Indian Reporter and World News where he writes a biweekly column “Communicating with Global Indians” with emphasis on Philosophical and Spiritual Traditions of India.” Author of “Five Points of Value for a Fulfilling Life” and “Spiritual Living - Eastern Wisdom for Today”.
WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING: “I always enjoy Dr. Sood’s classes. Really enjoyed this class. (Glimpses of India) It changed my impression of India. We are planning a trip next year and I can hardly wait after this class!” “Mohan is always very thorough on the subject matter. He enjoys teaching and it reflects in his teaching!”
Lyndelle Stonick won her first award at age 10 and has continued to excel in art ever since. A Los Angeles native, Lyndelle earned her BFA with honors in printmaking from Cal State Fullerton in 1978. She has exhibited at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts for 7 years, and has been featured in magazines such as American Art Collector, Southwest Art & The Pastel Journal. Her teaching skills are highly regarded and judging from her students success, she clearly enjoys sharing her knowledge with others. Founder and first president of the USPA Pastel Society, Lyndelle also teaches at Saddleback College.
Susanne Sudmeier, M.A., teaches painting and art history at Mt. San Jacinto College and mixed media painting, collage, and visual journaling classes through U.C. Riverside’s Extension program. Additionally, she teaches in the Osher program at U.C. Riverside. Widely traveled through Asia and Europe, Susanne enjoys lecturing on a wide variety of art history topics.
Elsa Weber, M.S., CHES holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from California State University, Long Beach. She has three decades of experience as an independent health care consultant. During that time she has had opportunities to work with health insurance plans, medical groups, private practices, hospitals, and in Public Health organizations. As a trainer and program specialist she has developed and delivered many programs aimed at helping people take care of themselves, manage their health and guide them through our ever changing health care system.
WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING: “Elsa has a solid foundation of knowledge about a very complex subject- Medicare! Really helped me make informed decision!” “Very organized and lots of material to digest! Elsa is personable and caring.”
Jack Williams, Ph.D., has worked as an archaeologist and historian on various research projects in the United States, Mexico, South America, and Europe. He received a B.A. degree in anthropology and history from San Diego State University, and Master’s and Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Arizona. Dr. Williams has taught at Arizona State University and the University of San Diego. In 2011, Jack received the prestigious Norman Neuerburg Award from the California Mission Studies Association. This is in recognition of his work to preserve, advance, and promote California’s Hispanic period historical, architectural, arcaelogical, museum and archival resources.
WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING: “Third class with this instructor - great knowledge, great subject matter, very interesting!” “Vibrant and exciting, great ride through history!”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
BE A PART OF THIS EXCITING PROJECT
• OLLI is here to stay! Let’s be a part of the campus!
• Walk the labyrinth
• Picnic with your friends • Putter in the garden
• Watch the wind sculptures dance in the wind
• Enjoy the serenity – a perfect place to meditate
• Join our Garden Committee
For more information call Janice Monypeny 760-750-8712
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