“Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it."
- Albert Einstein

Learning for Life

Bluestem U is a lifelong learning program developed to provide educational and social opportunities for those aged 55 and better.

With local college and community partners, Bluestem U will offer courses intended to improve the quality of life through the joy of learning. Courses will vary each semester with topics such as history, creation care, spirituality, psychology, arts, wellness and technology.

The Bluestem U fall semester generally begins in September and spring semester in April.

Available Courses

Browse our available courses for Bluestem Communities residents and the general public aged 55 and better. Enroll today and secure your spot at Bluestem U!

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In Partnership With...

Bethel College

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.

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Bluestem Communities

Bluestem Communities is a nonprofit organization made up of several life plan communities and programs dedicated to having a positive impact on quality of life by promoting lifelong wellness, purpose, choice, genuine connection and personalised, compassion

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Hesston College

Hesston College is a Christ-centered community where each student is educated and nurtured academically, socially and spiritually. They have been providing top-notch education to college students from around the world since 1909.

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