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Continuing Education Programs

  • Personal Enrichment and Lifestyle courses at the University of South Carolina

Personal Enrichment and Lifestyle

Current Classes

Financial Survival for Retirement

If you are retired or nearing retirement, there is much that you need to know and understand to create the retirement plan of your dreams. Financial Survival for Retirement helps you understand the fundamental principles of financial planning in retirement. 

Savvy Social Security Planning for Baby Boomers

Social Security is far more complicated than most people realize.  The decisions you make now can have a tremendous impact on your retirement income.  Learn what you need to know for maximizing your benefits.

Life is Just a Classroom (Taylor's Version)

Explore the career and influence of Time Magazine’s 2023 Person of the Year, music artist Taylor Swift! Learn more about Swift’s music, corporate sponsorships, marketing, merchandising and concert and fan experiences. Participants will gain an appreciation for and become a part of the Swiftie community. 

Preserving Family Stories Through Recipes

Mary Martha Greene, author of “The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All”, will carry you through a journey to preserve your precious family recipes and stories to hand down for generations to come – and just maybe publish in a cookbook. This session will include how to capture family stories – the happy, the sad, the good, and the bad – and practical tips for writing and quantifying family recipes. 

Purpose, Happiness, and Thriving During Your Encore Years

The later stages of life, sometimes referred to as your encore years, is often a time of major life transitions accompanied by anxiety and unhappiness.   Students in this class will learn about what we know about this period of life and develop tools to discover purpose, be happy, and thrive in the later years. 

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.