Office of Continuing Education


The Office of Continuing Education at Central Connecticut State University is offering a new Life & Leisure membership series program. Programs will be presented by faculty, alumni and visiting professors in a wide range of interesting and relevant topics. These cabaret-style events are for members of our community and are a place to meet new friends and socialize while engaging in the intellectual and academic culture of the campus.

Life & Leisure Events

Life & Leisure Speaking Series Membership

Gardens of the World, January 26, 2018

From Bean to Bar: Making Sense of the New Artisanal Chocolate, February 23, 2018

Monumental History: The Union the Confederacy and the Destruction of American History, March 23, 2018

Fake News! April 12, 2018

Gender and Communication, April 27, 2018

Fair Trade: What is it? June 1, 2018

Italian American Culture - From Ellis Island until Today - Session 1, June 8, 2018

Italian American Culture - From Ellis Island until Today - Session 2, June 15, 2018

Making Sense of American Politics Today, July 12, 2018

Thieves, Charlatans and James Bond: The Murky History of our Top Ten Plants! Thursday, August 16, 2018

TBD Friday, September 28, 2018

TBD Friday, October 26, 2018

To browse and register for all events, click here.

Membership Details

Registration is available through an annual membership or individually for each event. If you register for an annual membership, you still need to register for each individual event you plan to attend.

The annual membership is $99/person. Membership benefits includes:

Registration for annual Life & Leisure memberships is now closed for 2016.

Parking and driving directions are sent upon registration for each event.

For any questions, please contact Christa Sterling at or 860-832-2277.