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Institute for Learning in Retirement

At the Institute for Learning in Retirement, our aim is to develop opportunities for sharing knowledge and skills with others.

We offer you…

  •  An opportunity to enjoy active learning while meeting wonderful new people of similar age and with varied interests.
  • No long-term commitments; study groups meet for two hours once a week during the day, for either four or eight weeks.
  • A lecture series – sixteen lectures per year – presented by experts with various backgrounds.
  • Assorted extras: Attendance at College cultural events, an ILR membership newsletter, special events, tours, workshops, socials and an annual breakfast and luncheon.


Institute for Learning in Retirement Advisory Council


 Mary Barry, Co-Chairperson

Jeffrey Alexander, Curriculum

Linda Lupario, Curriculum

Abraham Bloomstone, Finance

Harvey Cohen, Finance

Ruth Catanese, Member-at-Large

Pearl Doctor, Member-at-Large

Rosemary Kreyling, Member-at-Large

Pat Delaney, Secretary to Council


Professional and Support Staff


Mary Ellen Lostritto, Office Administrator

Maria Lopiano, Administrative Assistant


For more information or to receive a brochure, contact or call 631-420-2160.