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"Just love the people who are in LINEC"

“Once I retired, I was looking for ways to broaden my horizons.
LINEC absolutely accomplished that and continues to.”

Andres Institute of Art-Brookline, NH

“There are always such
an interesting variety of courses with
knowledgeable instructors.
I’m never disappointed with LINEC classes.”

Henniker, New Hampshire

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LINEC

Learning Institute of New England College

Bridge to Knowledge, Continuing the Journey!


LINEC, the Learning Institute of New England College, is a program created to educate, entertain, and enhance life. It offers non-credit, peer-led, peer-taught courses to retired and working adults – all for the sheer pleasure of learning.

LINEC classes are sponsored in conjunction with New England College. 

LINEC offers four to six week courses in the fall, spring and summer.

  • Fall Term is in October and November.
  • Spring Term is in April and May.
  • Summer Term is in July.

COVID UPDATE: LINEC members taking in person classes must agree to abide by whatever rules or requirements New England College has in place at that time, such as (but not limited to) the wearing of masks, social distancing, documented test results, vaccinations, etc. 

Fall 2022 fees will be staying the same!
Details: Click Here


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Membership Benefits

How to Become a LINEC Member

  • The pleasure of learning with peers, from peers
  • Reasonably priced classes 
  • Many opportunities to volunteer
  • Course catalogs
  • Invitation to LINEC’s Annual Meeting
  • Invitation to special New England College (NEC) events
  • Free loan of LINEC course videos stored in NEC’s Danforth Library
  • Use of Danforth Library
  • Reduced fee for per-credit NEC courses
  • Opportunity to audit one NEC course per semester on a space-available basis at no cost 
  • Membership in LINEC is required to take fall and spring courses at $15 a class with membership.
  • If you are curious about LINEC, but are not yet ready to become a member, you can enroll in as many summer courses as you wish for $25. Membership is not required for Summer Term. If LINEC is a good fit for you, you can become a member in the fall.
  • Membership is $40 per person each academic year (October through July).
  • Please add LINEC Membership by clicking the blue button next to course selections. To begin the process, click the button below.

Upcoming


LINEC  Ongoing

Year-round continuing courses:

American Poetry, American Novel Reading Group, and Film Seminar

Arts at New England College

NEC Theatre:

Putnam Center for the Performing Arts
10 Weare Road, Henniker

All performances  are open to the public. 

Reservations & Information: 603-428-2382
and for upcoming performances visit nectheatre.com
or email nectheatre@nec.edu

Gallery locations

French Hall Gallery, 148 Concord St. Manchester
Roger Williams Gallery, 77 Amherst St., Manchester
Chester Gallery, 39 Main St., Henniker

Gallery hours
Summer Hours might vary. Check with NEC for schedule.

Tuesday and Thursday 12-6, Friday 12-7, Saturday 1-3
Tuesday-Friday 12-5

Course List

To read more about a class please click on “Register” next to each class listing.

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2022-23 Annual Membership
  • September 1, 2022 12:00 am
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A-African-American Poetry Z-African-American Poetry
  • October 3, 2022 10:00 am
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B-Travelogues with Eric Z-Travelogues With Eric
  • October 4, 2022 10:00 am
Register
C-*The Stage Shapes the Play and the Play Shapes the Stage: How Shakespeare’s Plays Reveal Themselves Through Production Rm-Stage Shapes the Play
  • October 4, 2022 1:00 pm
Register
D-Modern Art and Why Contemporary Art Isn’t Z-Modern Art/Contemp
  • October 5, 2022 10:00 am
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E-*American Novel Reading Group Rm-Novel Reading Group
  • October 5, 2022 1:00 pm
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F - America’s Founding Fathers Z-Founding Fathers
  • October 6, 2022 10:00 am
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G - Film Seminar: Alfred Hitchcock, 2nd Series Z-Alfred Hitchcock-pt2
  • October 7, 2022 10:00 am
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LINEC Learning Institute of New England College

LINEC Travel to Tanzania this February 2023!

Greetings, LINEC community!

This summer, a group of LINEC participants met for my course entitled "Let's Plan a LINEC Travel Course."

I am happy to report that the result of this planning is now live! We need 10 to make this happen so please share with friends.

LINEC Safari

Feb 19th - March 1st, 2023

LINEC Travel to Tanzania

Open to all LINEC members and their family/friends

Cost per person: $6,495 (all inclusive land journey: hotels, meals, fees, tips, transfers, guides, etc.) except for international airfare and trip insurance.

Please see this website for information and to sign up:

bit.ly/LINECsafari

Contact Eric at ejs@ericjsimon.com if you have any questions.

Are you ready for the trip of a lifetime? Then join me in one of the most spectacular places in the world to experience biophilia!

Eric J. Simon, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biology & Health Science,
New England College, Henniker, NH

Author, "Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections",
"Campbell Essential Biology", "Biology: The Core"

www.ericjsimon.com/
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LINEC Travel to Tanzania this February 2023!

Greetings, LINEC community!

This summer, a group of LINEC participants met for my course entitled Lets Plan a LINEC Travel Course.

I am happy to report that the result of this planning is now live! We need 10 to make this happen so please share with friends.

LINEC Safari

Feb 19th - March 1st, 2023

LINEC Travel to Tanzania

Open to all LINEC members and their family/friends

Cost per person: $6,495 (all inclusive land journey: hotels, meals, fees, tips, transfers, guides, etc.) except for international airfare and trip insurance.

Please see this website for information and to sign up:

http://bit.ly/LINECsafari

Contact Eric at ejs@ericjsimon.com if you have any questions.

Are you ready for the trip of a lifetime? Then join me in one of the most spectacular places in the world to experience biophilia!

Eric J. Simon, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biology & Health Science,
New England College, Henniker, NH

Author, Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections,
Campbell Essential Biology, Biology: The Core

http://www.ericjsimon.com/

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Bridge to Knowledge,

Continuing the Journey!