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FGCU Renaissance Academy Announces Summer 2010 Adult Lectures & Short Courses

FORT MYERS, FL - The Renaissance Academy at Florida Gulf Coast University announces its summer 2010 schedule of adult lifelong learning programs featuring a rich and diverse curriculum of nearly 60 single lectures and courses. The Academy's summer program includes memoir and poetry writing workshops, a foreign film series, fine arts and life enrichment classes, computer and internet instruction, as well as lectures on history, financial investing, photography, music and more. Course fees are typically $25 per lecture.

The summer term will commence June 6 and end July 31. Summer lectures will be offered in Naples, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Charlotte County. Visit to browse course descriptions and register safely and securely online using a credit card.

Founded in January 2001, and now the region's premiere lifelong learning program for adults, seniors and retirees, the Renaissance Academy offers affordable, non-credit single lectures, short courses, day trips, computer classes, film series, life enrichment classes, writing workshops, travel abroad programs and other special events. There are no exams or grades, just learning for the joy of learning with friends, neighbors and peers.

For more information or a free flyer of course offerings, contact The Renaissance Academy at (239) 425-3276.

For more information, media representatives should contact director of Continuing Education and the Renaissance Academy John Guerra at (239) 434-4838 or

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