Coordinator, Emeritus College
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
For lifelong learners of any age, a day full of educational activities — without the tests! This program is available thanks to the generous support of these endowments: Ed Greve Emeritus College endowment, Alworth Emeritus endowment and the General Emeritus endowment.
8:30 a.m.-9 a.m.
Welcome by John Labosky, Vice-President for College Advancement
Popular local photographer, Christian Dalbec, will share his images and inspiration of Lake Superior's North Shore. He will also tell how learning photography lifted his spirits during a difficult time in his life. He has photographed just about everything along the lake: lighthouses, parks, bridges, ships, and ice. Lots of ice. Dalbec is fascinated by the second largest lake in the world, saying. "It's the challenge. You're out there doing something that a lot of people wouldn't want to do, except for a few."
Michael Matthew Ferrell is one of the premier musical-theater choreographers in the Twin Cities. His work has been seen at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, Children's Theater, Park Square and Theater Latté Da. Michael Matthew Ferrell is the founder and artistic Director of Alive & Kickin, a Minnesota non-profit organization that gives voice to seniors through personal story and popular song. Ferrell is the 2013 Ivey Award recipient for his work on Singing In The Rain and 2007 Ivey Award recipient for High School Musical. Locally, he has directed productions at the Playhouse and will choreograph and direct the first production at the renovated NorShor theatre.
Theodore Roosevelt was America's most outgoing president and his accomplishments included trips to Minnesota. Steve Stark tells his Teddy Roosevelt's story while dressed in historical costume and illustrating Roosevelt's story as he speaks. For over 20 year, Steve Stark has presented Illustrated History stories in 28 states and Washington D.C. He also played Roosevelt on The History Channel, the History Channel International and he has portrayed the voice of Theodore Roosevelt on three American History programs broadcast on National Public Radio.