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FGCU Renaissance Academy Announces Winter/Spring 2011 Open Houses & Adult Lectures & Short Courses

FORT MYERS, FL - The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University announces its winter/spring 2011 schedule of adult lifelong learning programs featuring an extensive and diverse curriculum of more than 500 single lectures and short courses. Open House events are scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 9, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Collier County at the FGCU Naples Center, 1010 5th Avenue South, Naples, and Saturday, Jan. 15, 2 pm to 4 p.m. in Lee County at the Atrium, 8695 College Parkway, Suite 1181, Fort Myers. The Open Houses provides an opportunity for participants to learn more about the Academy, meet instructors, register for courses, and enjoy refreshments. Online registration is available at where participants may browse and register for courses safely and securely online.

Among the Renaissance Academy's offerings are 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. Course fees are typically $25 per lecture, and provide access to Academy programs located at twelve locations throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties.

For more information or a free catalog of offerings, contact The Renaissance Academy at (239) 425-3272.

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

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