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Encore Learning marks 20 years of expanding minds

It was an initiative whose birth took its time and was not without some teething pains. But for the thousands of people who have taken classes through Encore Learning, it was a gamble that paid off with a jackpot. “Success!...

Encore Learning gears up for birthday bash

Encore Learning will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a program on Monday, Sept. 12 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Van Metre Hall on George Mason University’s Arlington campus. As part of the program, a 3 p.m. ceremony will recognize...

Forum to focus on restoring trust in governance, institutions

Encore Learning will present an online forum on restoring trust in elected officials and public institutions on Monday, March 14 at 3 p.m. The speaker will be Amy Fried, a professor of political science at the University of Maine and...

Encore Learning to present Arlington-centric coursework

While Encore Learning’s coursework repertoire extends to issues on the national and even international levels, it also provides offerings that touch on topics closer to home. A number of Arlington-centric courses are being offered during the spring semester, which begins...

Encore Learning preps spring course preview

Encore Learning, an education/cultural program designed for local seniors, will hold its spring course preview on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. in a Zoom format. “This is where you can learn more about courses you are interested in, and...

Encore Learning to present program on temples of Angkor

Author John Burgess will bring to life the fascinating modern history of Cambodia’s fabled Angkor temples in an Encore Learning online program slated for Monday, Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. “The story includes archaeology, occupation during the Vietnam conflict, celebrity...

Encore Learning to look at climate-change impact on Va.

Encore Learning will present a program on the potential impacts of climate change on Virginia during an online program on Monday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. The speaker will be Jim Kinter, director of the George Mason University Center for...

International cybersecurity focus of Encore Learning program

Encore Learning will present scholar and former intelligence official Tom Manteuffel speaking on cyberscurity issues on Monday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. Manteuffel’s presentation will look at how U.S. adversaries like China and Russia use cyberweapons, and will provide steps...

Encore Learning to look at civil liberties in era of COVID

Encore Learning will present Jay Stanley, a senior policy analyst with the American Civil Liberties Union, in an online program on Monday, Aug. 23 at 3 p.m. Stanley will discuss how individual liberties have been impacted by the COVID pandemic,...

Encore Learning to look at neuroscience

Encore Learning will present an online program on neuroscience, featuring Dr. James Giordano of Georgetown University Medical Center, on Monday, Aug. 9 at 3 p.m. The free program is cosponsored by the Arlington library program, and can be accessed at...
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