The SALT
Program

Senior Learning Programs

Seasoned Adults Learning at Trinity

SALT (Seasoned Adults Learning at Trinity) is a membership-based program for community members 55+ who are interested in ongoing education and lifelong learning. We offer a variety of courses (discounted with membership) on numerous hobby and academic topics, as well as tours, book discussions, and other special events.

Membership Perks Include

  • Free “listener pass”— the opportunity to sit in on a select group of traditional college courses during the fall and spring semesters
  • Access to Trinity’s fitness center
  • Free on-campus parking sticker
  • Invitation to special theatre performances and lectures
  • Invitation to music department recitals and concerts
  • Free admission to regular-season home athletic contests
  • Free Wi-Fi while on campus
  • Significant discounted rate for Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) performances on campus. Purchase student tickets here with SALT22 promo code and bring your SALT ID card with you to the performance.
  • Significant discounted student rate for Southwest Symphony Orchestra performances.  Call 708.802.0686 or Email: southwestsymphony@gmail.com Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Ask for the student discounted rate and show your SALT ID.

Costs

The individual annual membership fee is $40, and while members receive a discounted rate and all the benefits listed above, we are introducing a new Guest Program and Visitor Program in the Fall. Members can purchase one additional discounted “guest” pass for all courses and events offered by SALT. In addition, visitors are invited to join us for all our offerings at a non-discounted rate.  And when you register for 3 senior education courses, the 4th is always free!

More Information

For more information, please contact the Office of Advancement at  708.293.4570

Available Courses

Monday, May 9
1-2 PM

Location:   Administration Building, Vermeer Fireside Room

Dr. David Brodnax, professor of history

Cost: $15

A group discussion led by Dr. Brodnax on the book by Marcia Chatelain.

Tuesday, May 10
Thursday, May 12
1-2 PM

Location:   Location TBD

Phillip Powell, associate dean for graduate programs

Cost: $30

Today’s technology allows us to capture memories (photos and video) using basic technology. If you take photos or videos on your phone, the questions is, how do I edit into a presentation? This course will provide you with the basic ways to capture photos and video and learn how to make your memories into presentations using an iPhone and computer software.

Monday, April 18, April 25
Wednesday, April 27
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Location:   Vermeer Fireside Room Administrative Building

Dr. Kyle Dieleman, professor of history

Cost: $30

This course will study Christian revivals from three different time periods in American history with special attention to theological understandings of revival, historical contexts relevant to the rise, course and impact of each revival.

Thursday, April 28, May 5, May 12
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Location:   Vermeer Fireside Room Administrative Building

Rev. Greg Janke, Sr. Pastor PHCRC

Cost: $30

Using the book, Paul: A Biography by N.T. Wright as the guide, explore the formative influences on the Apostle Paul, follow the progress of his ministry, and examine the development of his teaching. Come and discover something new about this most familiar New Testament figure.

+ One Session Offerings

Monday, May 9
1-2 PM

Location:   Administration Building, Vermeer Fireside Room

Dr. David Brodnax, professor of history

Cost: $15

A group discussion led by Dr. Brodnax on the book by Marcia Chatelain.

+ Two Session Offerings

Tuesday, May 10
Thursday, May 12
1-2 PM

Location:   Location TBD

Phillip Powell, associate dean for graduate programs

Cost: $30

Today’s technology allows us to capture memories (photos and video) using basic technology. If you take photos or videos on your phone, the questions is, how do I edit into a presentation? This course will provide you with the basic ways to capture photos and video and learn how to make your memories into presentations using an iPhone and computer software.

+ Three Session Offerings

Monday, April 18, April 25
Wednesday, April 27
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Location:   Vermeer Fireside Room Administrative Building

Dr. Kyle Dieleman, professor of history

Cost: $30

This course will study Christian revivals from three different time periods in American history with special attention to theological understandings of revival, historical contexts relevant to the rise, course and impact of each revival.

Thursday, April 28, May 5, May 12
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Location:   Vermeer Fireside Room Administrative Building

Rev. Greg Janke, Sr. Pastor PHCRC

Cost: $30

Using the book, Paul: A Biography by N.T. Wright as the guide, explore the formative influences on the Apostle Paul, follow the progress of his ministry, and examine the development of his teaching. Come and discover something new about this most familiar New Testament figure.