Welcome!

Five College Learning in Retirement (5CLIR) serves the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. It is sponsored by Five Colleges, Incorporated, a consortium formed by Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. It is an affiliate of the Road Scholar Institute Network.

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The Programs

Peer led seminars and workshops are the core activities of Five College Learning in Retirement and are designed to engage the active learner.   Our Summer/Winter and Special Programs present opportunities for our members to share activities and interests with other members. Great Decisions, a Foreign Policy Association program, provides a forum open to the public to discuss pressing foreign policy issues with national experts.

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The Membership

Our members are a group of intellectually curious individuals who want to pursue new fields of interest or to revisit interests too long neglected. We are characterized by a willingness to share the knowledge and insights we have gained over lifetimes variously experienced.

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Copyright @ 2014 Five College Learning in Retirement
Smith College
Neilson Library

Northampton, MA 01063
(413) 585-3756

2 comments on “Welcome!

  1. Jim & Nina Scott says:

    I found this new website easy to use. I hope the completed edition will be well received by the membership.

    Thanks, Jim Scott

  2. Susan Lewandowski says:

    I love this web site. It is extremely easy to navigate and I was able to locate everything I was interested in.

    Thank you for redoing this.

    Susan Lewandowski

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