The SAGE Lecture Series
Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment
The Senior Adults Gaining Enrichment program is one designed for adults over 55 years of age who are interested in expanding life's experiences. SAGE offers an opportunity to enrich one's life through learning in a relaxed and accepting environment among peers. We cover a wide range of subjects in our college level lectures including social and cultural trends, evolving technologies, the arts, food and wine, politics, religion, economics, health and wellness, and many more!
All SAGE lectures are held in room 135 at Penn State Lehigh Valley located at 2809 Saucon Valley Road in Center Valley.
Registration is REQUIRED for all of these lifetime learning opportunities.
Friday, February 9, 2024
"The History of Hess's Downtown"
Lehigh Valley residents remember with fondness the dazzling glowing lights of the Hess's Department Store sign on 9th and Hamilton Streets, the overall feeling of luxury, and the iconic multicolored sugar and mouthwatering strawberry pie! Join us as we explore the history of one of Allentown's most memorable department stores.
Friday, March 1, 2024
"Lenape: Using Resources from the Land"
Chief Adam Waterbear DePaul; Clan Mother Shelley DePaul
Back by popular demand, Chief Adam Waterbear DePaul and Clan Mother Shelley will delve deeper into Lenape history and how they resourcefully utilize the gifts of the land in their every day lives.
Friday, April 12, 2024
"Jackie Kennedy: A First Lady and So Much More"
Dr. Nichola Gutgold
From her iconic style to the tragic losses in her life, Jackie Kennedy captured America's minds and hearts. Penn State Lehigh Valley's very own Dr. Nichola Gutgold will speak about her recently published book on the beloved First Lady, and provide an engaging narrative of her fascinating life.
Friday, May 10, 2024
"Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor: A Trip to the Ironton Rail Trail"
All aboard! Calling all D&L history buffs! Don't miss this opportunity to travel the twists and turns of the transportation and industrial innovation of the Lehigh Valley.
Coffee: 10:30–11:00 a.m.
Lectures: 11:00 a.m.–noon
Lunch: noon–1:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 per person. Check or Cash only
Contact Sara Roth at 610-285-5059 or [email protected]!