Susanne M. Glasscok School of Continuing Studies: Fall 2011 Classes
The mission of the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies is to further Rice University’s commitment to educational outreach by providing lifelong personal and professional development opportunities to the larger community. Established in 1967, the school now attracts nearly 13,000 enrollments each year to its non-credit and credit programs and is the leading university continuing education program in Houston.
Personal development opportunities are offered in arts, humanities, sciences, creative writing, studio art, photography, lifestyle and personal finance. Professional development programs include courses in human resources, paralegal studies, career development, communication and financial services, including a program to help prepare students for the Certified Financial Planner certification exam
Tutankhamun and the Great Pharaohs
Six Thursdays, October 6-November 10, 2011, 7:00-8:30 p.m.,
plus tour of the exhibition, date and time to be announced.
he discovery of King Tut’s tomb in 1922 made headlines around the world, and in 1972 more than 1.6 million fans waited for hours to glimpse a collection of artifacts he touched and used in his daily life. This fall, the exhibition “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs” will be on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in a revelation of the splendor of ancient Egypt’s greatest rulers.
The Builders of Rice
Three Thursdays, October 6-20, 2011, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
The creation of Rice University, initially called the William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Literature, Science, and Art, is a drama filled with passionate individuals who sought to bring a world-class university to Houston. Learn how they saved Rice’s estate from going to his own murderers, hired an ambitious young professor to lead the way and turned 300 acres of swampland into an inspiring architectural landmark.
For a list of more classes visit us at http://gscs.rice.edu/
Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
MS 550, Rice University,
P.O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251
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