Conservatory Senior Living is bringing Discovery University to the Conservatory at Wells Branch in Austin, Texas, offering an engaging lecture series on “The Road to the White House.” Classes begin Thursday, Jan. 28 and run monthly through Thursday, April 28 at Conservatory at Wells Branch.
Established in 2010 by Discovery Senior Living, Discovery University offers seniors the opportunity to enjoy a factual and unbiased educational experience that stimulates intellectual activity and promotes personal enrichment. The award-winning lecture series are free and open to the public.
“Discovery University provides a unique series to seniors within the community, offering a fun and informative educational experience that helps maturing adults remain engaged in what is going on in the world today,” said Thomas Harrison, CEO and founder, Discovery Senior Living. “Commitment to lifelong learning provides a host of benefits that work to enhance the cognitive abilities of seniors, and Discovery Senior Living is pleased to bring this series to the Austin area once again.”
Discovery University’s “The Road to the White House” lecture series will be led by Professor Philip Leto III, J.D., chairman of the education department at Discovery University. Leto began his career as an attorney in both public and private practices, then followed his passion for researching and communications by becoming a lecturer and educator.
Leto’s discussion will examine the historical and Constitutional basis for the office of the President, offer an examination of the important domestic and international issues presented during the primary and general election, and will include discussions on the following: Introduction: The Long and Winding Road; Political Parties and the Stifling of Political Creativity; Lyndon B. Johnson, Master Politician; and Energy: Is American Self-Sufficiency Just Around the Corner.
The Conservatory at Wells Branch is located at 14320 Tandem Blvd. in Austin, Texas. Participants are encouraged to RSVP two days prior to the class. For more information, or to register, participants are asked to call 512-388-2759.