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We are pleased to announce that our 2019- 2020 Offering Brochure is now available and registration is open
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We would like to highlight just a few of our upcoming courses:

  1. Panel Discussion with the Florida Fossils- Fort Pierce:
    DATE: December 19, 2019 (Thursday)
    TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. LOCATION: Fort Pierce, Main Campus, Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Auditorium, Room Y-102

    Back by popular demand in an expanded format, hear the Florida Fossils discuss national and international current events. Panelists include a former Deputy Director of the CIA, a former U.S. State Department Foreign Service Officer, a former University Professor and Dean of Economics and Business, and a longtime attorney and political activist. Audience questions are encouraged following the panel discussion.
    Moderator: Stanford Erickson, former national newspaper editor-in-chief, author and playwright
    Panelists: Richard Kerr, former Deputy Director of CIA and author
    David Hunter, former U.S. State Department Foreign Service Officer
    Dr. Robert Edmister, former University Professor and Dean of Economics and Business
    Dr. James Miskel, former Associate Dean of U.S. Naval War College

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  2. Social Security & Medicare- What Are the Issues, How Did We Get Here and How Long Will They Last?:
    DATES: January 10, 17, 2020 (Fridays)
    TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. LOCATION: Fort Pierce, Main Campus, Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Room Y-205

    Review and discuss the facts about Social Security and Medicare from a non-political perspective. Explore options for continuing these programs, so they remain there for constituents into the future.
    Topics: What Is the History of Both Programs? • How Has Funding Changed Over the Last Decade? • What Is the Difference Between Disability Social Security and Old Age Benefits? • Medicare & Social Security Trust Funds— How Do They Work and Where Are Funds Invested? • Has Congress Taken Funds from Both Trust Funds? • What About the Future—What Should Congress Be Doing? • What Are the Primary Issues? • What Are Some Fixes? • What Are the Chances of Something Getting Done?

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  3. Reminiscing as a Tool for Visiting Family and Friends with Dementia:
    DATES: January 10, 17, 2020 (Fridays)
    TIME: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. LOCATION: Vero Beach, Mueller Campus, Richardson Center, Strategic Planning Center, Room C-103

    Conversing with family members or friends with dementia can be a challenging, frustrating and overwhelming experience. During this two-part presentation, attendees will learn benefits of reminiscing and will be given guidelines and tools for achieving a successful visit with their loved one. After observing demonstrations of how to assemble a “reminiscing visit” kit, attendees will create their own personalized kit to take home. They will also receive a packet of reference material for using reminiscing as an effective means to experience a pleasurable sense of reconnection with their loved ones with dementia. Maximum of 15 participants.

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  4. Stem Cells: What You Need to Know and Why It Is Important:
    DATE: January 13, 2020 (Monday)
    TIME: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. LOCATION: Port St. Lucie, Pruitt Campus, Schreiber Conference Center, Strategic Planning Center, Room D-111

    With a quickly growing consumer industry, it is important to understand what stem cells are, where they come from, and how and when they can be helpful as therapy solutions. This presentation provides participants with a general introduction to the basics of stem cells, and then dives into a discussion on what stem cells can and cannot do, and the ethics of their use.

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IRSC Employees: Join Team IRSC 2019!

Performing Arts Shining Stars Campaign

Submit a Nomination for Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Special Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors

Dr. Heather Adams Named 2019 Faculty of the Year!

Michael Brown, Retired CEO of Harbor Community Bank, Named 2019 Entrepreneur of The Year

IRSC Scholarships

Planned Giving