Lifelong Learning


Registration for the 2016- 2017 Distinguished Lecture Series is Open! 

Upcoming Courses:

  1. A Historical Review of the American Stock Exchange:
    DATES: January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 2017 (Wednesday)
    TIME: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. LOCATION: Stuart, Chastain Campus, Wolf High-Technology Center, Strategic Planning Room (C-102)

    This course will take a look at the "Bull" and "Bear" markets since the beginning of the American Stock Exchange. Participants will explore what events triggered the upswings and downfalls in the market and how that history continues to impact us today. 

    To Register, Click Here.
  2. An Introduction to Bioethics And Its Role in Healthcare Decision-Making
    (The Application of Medical Ethics to the Business of Healthcare Delivery):

    DATES: January 26, February 23, March 23, April 20, 2017 (Thursday)
    TIME: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. LOCATION: Fort Pierce, Main Campus, Brown Center, Auditorium (Y-102)

    This offering introduces you to the field of bioethics to stimulate your thinking on the combination of medicine and ethics. In this four part series, we discuss the opinons of scholars and ethicists who have long studied and argues positions taken around various issues in healthcare. The topics will address issues from the cradle to grave, such as Reproductive Ethics (assisted reproduction, sex selection), Ethical and Public Policy Arguments surrounding the sale of organs for transplant, Physician Assisted Suicide: the US, Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, and The Grave and the Cost: End of Life Decision Making.
    Limited to 20.

    To Register, Click Here
  3. Chair Yoga:
    DATES: February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2017 (Wednesday)
    TIME: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. LOCATION: Fort Pierce, Main Campus, Building R, Room 246

    Are you in interested in exploring the relaxation benefits of yoga? Chair yoga is a great way to decrease stress, and also improve your posture and balance. Chair yoga adapts the poses to your body. In this type of yoga practice, the chair becomes a prop and an extension of your body. All Yogi’s welcome, new and experienced participants alike.

    To Register, Click Here.
  4. Beginning Meditation:
    DATES: February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2017 (Wednesday)
    TIME: 11:15 a.m.- 12:15 p.m. LOCATION: Fort Pierce, Main Campus, Building R, Room 246

    Have you always wanted to try meditation? Each session will explore different techniques for meditation and gentle yogic breathing exercises. This class will be focused on practice and the exploration of different types of meditation including guided meditation and using your five senses. Learn to meditate anytime, anywhere. This is a beginner’s level class, but all are welcome to come and enjoy. 

    To Register, Click Here.​

If you would like to be placed on our mailing list to receive the brochure as soon as possible, you can email the Fielden Institute or phone the office at 772-462-7880.

News & Spotlights

Treasure Coast Happenings Interview on The Joy of Learning

Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Category: Lifelong Learning News
Summary: Drew Mello of WQCS 88.9 FM, interviewed Program Director Melissa DePriest, on the Joy of Learning and the upcoming 2016- 2017 Offering Sessions. more…

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IRSC Scholarships For 2017-2018 Academic Year

IRSC Employees: Join Team IRSC 2016!

Fielden Institute for Lifelong Learning: Registration Now Open!

Planned Giving

IRSC Alumni Association

IRSC Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament

Congratulations Scott Deal of Maverick Boat Company Named 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year

Dr. Christine Jefferson Taylor Named IRSC's 2016 Distinguished Alumna

IRSC Faculty Awarded 2016 Endowed Teaching Chairs

Dr. Larisa Eads Named 2016 Harriett Kirk Crago Faculty of the Year

Dr. Kelly Amatucci Awarded 2016 Anne R. Snyder Department Chair Excellence Award