Renaissance Academy Invites New Members

Renaissance Academy at Saint Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd St., invites area residents who retired or semi-retired to become new members for the 2018-2019 season. 

Renaissance Academy that was created for community people who have the desire to learn simply for the joy and excitement of learning.  Its primary purpose is to provide forums for participatory group study on to with topics decided on by the members. The group’s focus is on member participation and peer teaching with the aim of providing intellectual stimulation, cultural enrichment and fellowship. 

The annual membership is $175, which includes tuition for up to three classes in each of the fall, winter and spring sessions. Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Upcoming classes include “The Other Side of History,” “Poetry Blast!” “Take My Check Please!” and “The Sky Above the Clouds.” 

Renaissance Academy members can also audit one course per year in the regular weekday SXU college program on a space-available basis and with permission of the teacher; privileges at the SXU library and an invitation to all Renaissance Academy social activities.   

Founded more than 25 years ago, Renaissance Academy encourages all interested people to learn more about membership. Email renaissancechgo@gmail.com or call 773-298-3149.