Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Receives $1 Million Grant

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Receives $1 Million Grant

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The University of Alabama has received a $1 million grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation for its continuing education program for adults 50 and older.

The grant will support the university's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, one of 119 college-affiliated programs nationwide that receives funding from the Osher Foundation. The foundation has given UA more than $3.5 million since 2010.

"We salute the university's leadership and staff as well as the Institute's remarkable cadre of volunteers for developing an outstanding program of great variety," said Osher Foundation President Mary Bitterman in a statement released by UA. "The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Alabama consistently provides seasoned adults with a broad range of meaningful and engaging educational opportunities. We are delighted to provide this additional support. …

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