Rice’s Glasscock School invites Houston to head back to school Sept. 2

MEDIA ADVISORY

David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327

Jeff Falk
jfalk@rice.edu
713-348-6775

Rice’s Glasscock School invites Houston to head back to school Sept. 2

HOUSTON – (Aug. 28, 2015) – Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies invites the Houston community to head back to school for its “Fall Preview” Sept. 2.

A showcase of lifelong learning opportunities, the event will feature a range of free, brief preview lectures highlighting upcoming courses and also allow the community to experience the school’s home, the state-of-the-art Anderson-Clarke Center.

The Glasscock School's Anderson-Clarke Center opened in 2014

What: Glasscock School of Continuing Studies’ “Fall Preview” event.

When: 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2.

Where: Anderson-Clarke Center on the west side of Rice’s campus at Entrance 8 at Stockton and University Boulevard. Media can park nearby in West Lot 1.

Attendees will be able to learn about a variety of topics, including iPhone photography, yoga, urban birding and writing children’s and young adult literature.

Popular instructors will be presenting, including Debra Dickinson, an artist teacher of opera studies for acting and movement at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, who will speak on “Divas of Broadway”; Michael Winters, a psychologist in private practice in Houston and former director of the Rice University Counseling Center, who will speak on “Finding Meaning and Happiness in Retirement” and “Where is This Relationship Headed?”; and Ellen Orseck, a Houston-based artist whose artwork has been exhibited across Texas, who will speak on “Photorealism in Acrylics,” “Professional Practices for Artists” and “Watercolor for All.”

For the complete fall course catalog, see http://glasscock.rice.edu/sites/default/files/RU_GSCS_Fall15_Catalog_smaller.pdf.

Public registration for this event is free; however, an RSVP is required at http://glasscock.rice.edu/preview.

Members of the news media who want to attend should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.

For a map of Rice University’s campus with parking information, go to www.rice.edu/maps.

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About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.