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Help Grow the “O”

This year marks the 25th anniversary of OLLI at Penn State. As a member-driven, volunteer-based community service organization, we have always been grateful to those who have supported OLLI with their time, talent, and treasure because it’s their generosity that has made it possible for us to grow and offer high-quality experiences for all.

OLLI Coach Tour Adventure to the Canadian Rockies with University Park and York Travelers

A group of intrepid OLLI adventurers recently traveled to the Canadian Rockies on an amazing trip sponsored by OLLI University Park through Grand Circle Travel. It was a grand fourteen-day tour, starting in Calgary, Alberta, with stops in Banff, Jasper, Kamloops, and Kelowna, before finishing in the bustling city of Vancouver, British Columbia. A total of nearly 1,000 miles on coach!

Hike with OLLI

A group of four to fifteen Olli hikers meets to hike local trails every Friday morning throughout the year. Most of the hikes are in the woods on marked trails.

Sharing stories of 9/11 moves profound loss toward love, fear toward hope

Susan Russell, associate professor in the School of Theatre at Penn State and co-founder/co-director of the Center for Pedagogy in Arts and Design in the College of Arts and Architecture, was performing in “Phantom of the Opera” at the Majestic Theatre and living in midtown Manhattan on September 11, 2001.