One Day University is now free for residents

One Day University is an online curriculum of lectures with engaging professors and enthralling topics designed for adult “students-for-a-day”. Jessica Bourque, Sharon Towers’ director of vitality and well-being, had her eye on the program for a while. “With One Day University,” she says, “the large video library and the daily lectures were a huge selling point for me.”

What is One Day University?

Through this program, Sharon Towers residents have access to an extensive video library of pre-recorded lectures by 500 of the country’s most notable professors from 150 different schools. In addition, there’s a live stream every weekday at 4:00 p.m. with a one-hour talk covering topics ranging from history and the arts to psychology, culture and more. All residents need to do is contact Jessica at 704-553-3812 for a code they can use to enroll.

“It’s educational and entertaining, something I find that other educational platforms lack,” Jessica says. “Our residents had amazing live lecturers at Queens University pre-pandemic. Several of them had been attending those events and told me that they switched to this virtual subscription. I was hearing rave reviews.” It seemed like a perfect way to keep stir-crazy minds active and engaged.

According to their website, “At One Day U there are no grades, no tests, no homework — just the pure joy of lifelong learning.” That kind of joy sounds perfect right now.

For More Information

For anyone interested in finding out more about the program, contact Jessica. Or visit the One Day University website for details.

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