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Odyssey USA, Mobile AL

Odyssey USA: An Adventure in Learning is a membership organization and a community of learners who share the love of learning. Odyssey members design their own classes based on the interests and intellectual curiosity of the group. Classes are challenging and thought-provoking with mind-stretching activities on a wide variety of topics. Additional activities include quarterly luncheon lectures, and field trips.

 

 

▼   Odyssey Membership 

There are no formal requirements for membership to Odyssey USA other than an interest in being a continuous learner. You also need not be retired, nor are there any academic or experience requirements. As a membership organization, Odyssey charges a Membership Fee rather than registration fees for the courses. Members do pay for the cost of the meal at our Quarterly Luncheon Lectures and for field trips. 

To join please click the Enroll Now button above or call us at (251) 460-7200 to have a membership form mailed to you. 

▼   Upcoming Events

Odyssey courses are offered on a quarterly basis: Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. 

Classes are offered on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 – 3:45 PM and on Fridays from 1:45 – 4:15 PM.

 Special Spring Course:  April 22, 2020 - May 29, 2020

Due to the cancellation of Spring, 2020 Term classes, we are proud to offer a 

Special Summer, 2020 Term

Via Zoom

 Summer, 2020 Term:  June 3 - July 24, 2020

See tabs below for course offerings.

▼   Wednesday Classes: Online

Wednesday Classes: June 3 - July 22, 2020

For more information on these courses select the Enroll Now button above and then select the course title to read the course description or to enroll.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Selection and Care of House Plants:  Dos and Don'ts

Presented by Jack LeCroy

 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Rivalries, Feuds  and Spats of Great Masters

Presented by Laura Roberts

 

Offered via Zoom

You will receive your Zoom Invitation either through a Center staff member or by the instructor of the class.

▼    Friday Classes: Online

Friday Classes: June 5 - July 24, 2020

For more information on these courses select the Enroll Now button above and then select the course title to read the course description or to enroll.  

1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Zentangle

Presented by Clara Brunk

*This includes an $11 fee which will cover the cost of all materials.  We will arrange a scheduled pick-up for materials utilizing social distancing guidelines.

 

3:15 pm - 4:15 p.m.

Alabama Wildlife and Plants:  Friend or Foe?

Presented by Dr. Tim Sherman and the USA Biology Department

Offered via Zoom

You will receive your Zoom Invitation either through a Center staff member or by the instructor of the class.

▼   Board of Directors

Odyssey USA is a membership organization with an Executive Board elected by members to ensure a positive and inquisitive learning environment.

The 2019-2020 Officers are:

Mike Lester, President

Open, Vice-President

Open, Secretary

Joan Hoffman, Treasurer

Mary Beth Allison, Curriculum Co-Chair

Open, Curriculum Co-Chair

Open, Newsletter Editor

Mary Ann Tuohy, Membership & Publicity Chairs

Barbara McLeod, Telephone Committee Chair

Ginger Hudson, Social Chair

Lady Lester, Director

Mary Frances Hallett, Director

Earl McLaughlin, Director