Glasscock School celebrates 50 years of lifelong learning

The spring course catalog for Rice’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies that was mailed this week is replete with a wide range of course offerings celebrating the school’s 50th anniversary in 2017. This spring’s courses range from Democracy and Disagreement and Young Planets and the Formation of Solar Systems to Full World: Houston’s Economic and Ecologic Future and More Broadway Showstoppers and other courses in the arts. The school has several dozen other classes in the humanities and sciences, foreign languages and personal and professional development. Most courses are held in the school’s state-of-the-art Anderson-Clarke Center. Selected courses are discounted up to 50 percent for Rice students, faculty and staff. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff may also apply for tuition reimbursement for job-related courses at the Glasscock School. Rice alumni now receive a 10 percent discount on all offerings for personal and professional development. Visit glasscock.rice.edu for course information and registration or call 713-348-4803.

To mark its anniversary, the school will host a festival celebrating curiosity April 8 at the Anderson-Clarke Center. The event will feature educational experiences, hands-on activities, food trucks, prizes and more.

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