Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech


The Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech is a member-driven, volunteer organization that draws on the wealth of academic and community resources in the New River Valley and beyond to provide intellectual, cultural, and social experiences for curious adults 50 and older.

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LLI membership means opportunities for engaging lectures, vibrant discussion, local field trips, and charter travel with other curious adults. LLI at Virginia Tech was launched in 2015. We offer a wide array of courses and events in two terms each year. Join this lively learning community!

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Saying Hello!

Fall 2023

The Fall schedule is well underway. Look for your flyer in the mail in early August. Registration begins Wednesday, September 6 at 10:00 a.m. Classes begin the week of September 18.

Fall 2022 Webinar Recordings Now Available for Viewing

We had four great webinars this fall and we want to share this bounty with all LLI members and visitors who want to explore the wonderful programming available through LLI at VT. Access recordings to these great lectures:

  • Celebrating Stephen Sondheim with Dan Sherman
  • Community Responses to Refugees and Migrants: Learning from Sicily with Rebecca Hester
  • Memory Wars with Mallory Noe-Payne and Michael Paul Williams
  • Trees and Forests: Eating, Drinking, and Gossip with John Seiler

Access the recordings >>

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Support LLI

Contribute to the LLI Members Annual Fund
Your contributions will help us sustain our operations and serve more members.

Latest newsletter: May 2023

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Member Zoom Support

First time on Zoom? There is help for you!

Zoom Member Support page:

Includes a Zoom Basics presentation you can watch anytime
Zoom Class Assistant for every online class
When all else fails, contact Continuing and Professional Education, 540-231-1725

We count on your support. DONATE today!

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