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FGCU Renaissance Academy Announces Fall 2013 Adult Lecture & Life Enrichment Program

First lecture of the fall program is "Understanding Technology: What is the Right Technology for YOU?"

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) announces its fall 2013 schedule of adult lifelong learning and life enrichment programs featuring an extensive and diverse curriculum of single lectures and short courses. The fall program begins Friday, Oct. 4 at 9:30 a.m. with the start of a computer workshop titled "Understanding Technology: What is the Right Technology for YOU?" to be held at the FGCU Naples Center, 1010 5th Avenue South. This lecture program tackles the challenges and rewards of understanding the myriad of tech options available including desktops, laptops, tablets, phones, readers, and printers. John Guerra, director of the Renaissance Academy, will assist participants in unraveling and understanding the complex world of technology so participants can make intelligent choices about the right technology for them.

A free, complete catalog of the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, and Fort Myers offerings may be found at local libraries or by calling (239) 425-3272. Online registration is available at where participants may browse and register for courses safely and securely online.

Among the Renaissance Academy's offerings are affordable, non-credit single lectures, short courses, day trips, computer classes, film series, life enrichment classes, writing workshops, travel abroad programs, and other special events. There are no exams or grades, just learning for the joy of learning with friends, neighbors, and peers. Course fees are typically $25 per lecture, and provide access to Academy programs located at 12 locations throughout Collier, Lee, and Charlotte counties.

For more information, media representatives should contact John Guerra at (239) 434-4838 or

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