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Here is a great way for graduate students to get a little experience.



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> Subject:
> RE: Request for Information
> From:
> Kevin Riddle <[log in to unmask]>
> Date:
> Wed, 16 Jun 2010 16:54:42 -0400
> To:
> 'Susan Leblanc' <[log in to unmask]>
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> To:
> 'Susan Leblanc' <[log in to unmask]>
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> Susie,
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> It has occurred to me that, while the regular faculty may be too busy 
> to travel to Loudoun to teach at OLLI classes, perhaps there are 
> graduate students or teaching assistants who would enjoy the 
> opportunity to hone their presentation skills with a group of 
> appreciative seniors.
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> Would it be possible to direct an invitation directly to such a 
> group?  I have attached such an invitation both in Word and as a pdf 
> file for your convenience.
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> Kevin
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Susan Leblanc [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 9:49 AM
> To: Kevin Riddle
> Cc: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Request for Information
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> Dear Mr. Riddle,
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> I consulted with our department chair Dr. Brian Platt about your 
> request. Come to find out, our faculty is already very involved as 
> lecturers with OLLI here in Fairfax. As a result, there's not likely 
> to be faculty in your target time periods who would be able/willing to 
> travel to Loudoun. However, I will post a notice about your series in 
> case circumstances change.
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> I'm sorry I don't have a more positive response.
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> Susie
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> Susie LeBlanc
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> Dept. of History & Art History
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> 703.993.1214
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> ----- Original Message -----
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> From: Kevin Riddle <[log in to unmask]>
>
> Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 4:19 pm
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> Subject: Request for Information
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> > Department of History and Art History
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> > George Mason University
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> > Robinson B 359, 4400 University Drive, MSN 3G1
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> > Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
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> > Dear Ms Leblanc,
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> > I am on the planning committee for the George Mason University Osher
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> > Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) program at the Loudoun campus. 
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> > OLLI is a
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> > well established volunteer program that offers daytime courses,
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> > lectures,special events and other activities for retired people
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> > interested in active
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> > learning.  Courses are designed for and by its members.  The
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> > classes are
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> > intended to be at the upper undergraduate level. You can learn
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> > more about
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> > OLLI at http://www.olli.gmu.edu/ .  The Loudoun campus is at 21641
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> > <http://maps.yahoo.com/broadband#mvt=m&lat=39.032878&lon=-
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> > 
> 77.411403&mag=14&zoom=15&trf=0&q1=21641%20Ridgetop%20Circle%2C%2020166>  
> Ridgetop Circle,
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> > Suite 210, Sterling, VA 20166 near the intersection of Route 7 and
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> > Route 28.
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> > There is easy parking and the lecture facilities are excellent.
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> > I am organizing a new history series for the winter 2011 term
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> > (January-February) about the 16th and 17th centuries.  My first
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> > order of
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> > business is recruiting experts in the field to serve as
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> > instructors.  Can
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> > you assist me in contacting GMU professors of history so that I
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> > can discuss
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> > our plans with them?  You can contact me by email at
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> > [log in to unmask] or by
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> > phone at 703.724.0083.
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> > Thank you for considering this request.
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> > Kevin Riddle
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> > George Mason University
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> > Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
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> > Loudoun Program Committee History Resource Group
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-- 
Sharon Bloomquist
Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of History and Art History
George Mason University
Phone:  (703) 993-1248    Fax:  (703) 993-1251
Hours:  Mon - Thu, 7:30 - 4:00
Department Website: http://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/

Please apply online at: 
http://admissions.gmu.edu/grad/