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FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Celebrates 15 Years

JUPITER, FL ( December 9, 2011) - The Lifelong Learning Society at Florida Atlantic University’s John D. MacArthur Campus will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a one-time lecture by Peter Earnest, founding director of the International Spy Museum in Washington D.C. and former senior CIA Operations Officer, on Thursday, January 12, at 2:30 p.m. The lecture will take place at the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter.

The lecture, “The CIA, The Intelligence Community and Today’s Challenges,” which is sponsored by Tamar and Milton Maltz, will include the film premiere of “Weapons of Mass Disruption.” This feature length film, produced in cooperation with the International Spy Museum, illustrates the emerging threats that occur in the cyber world.

Commencing in 1997 with 120 students, the Lifelong Learning Society has grown to more than 7,000 members with over 19,000 class registrations in 2010 by offering a variety of liberal arts classes and special one-time events. 

For ticket information, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8547. 


The Lifelong Learning Society at FAU Jupiter is dedicated to enriching the lives of adults of all ages by offering non-credit, university-level courses that are taught by highly qualified professors and distinguished guest lecturers.

About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. In commemoration of its origin, FAU is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2011. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit

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