RISE program to hold fall course preview

Friday, August 16, 2013

NASHUA – A fall course preview for the Rivier Institute for Senior Education, also known as RISE, will be 9:30 a.m.-noon Friday, Aug. 23, in the Demoulas Room of the Benoit Education Center at Rivier University.

Two five-week semesters are offered. Part 1 will run Sept. 9-Oct. 11 and Part 2 will run Oct. 21-Nov. 22.

No learning prerequisites or tests are required. Membership is $120 and includes the use of the Muldoon Health and Fitness Center, the Regina Library and Dion Dining Hall.

Courses are not credit bearing. There is a choice of five courses each term. Also included are choices of moderate exercises and water exercises.

The RISE program, tailored for “learning in retirement,” is in its 16th year. People older than 55 are welcome to learn more about RISE, preview courses and register with a check at the course preview.

Course brochures can be obtained at the RISE office in Room 237 in Sylvia Trottier Hall or by downloading them from the RISE website. They are also available at local libraries and senior centers.

For more information, call 897-8623 or visit or

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