Through Program 60, Ohio residents age 60 or older are invited to take courses and connect with The Ohio State University community tuition-free! Program 60 provides participants with access to undergraduate, graduate-level and distance learning (online) courses on an instructor permission, space-available, audit basis during the spring, summer and fall terms. Speakers Rosemarie Deschler and Gene Oliver spoke about the program. 
Rosamarie is a two-time graduate of The Ohio State University. She received her certificate of dental hygiene and bachelor of science in education. Since graduation, Rosemarie has worked as a dental hygienist, an educator, had her own business, “Rosemarie’s Pastries –Simply Delicious,” and most recently as a banker. Yes, she has had a diverse work background, and the one common thread that links these professions is helping people. The skills she acquired from one she adapted and applied to the other professions. Rosemarie has also had several leadership positions at The Ohio State University, in the Dublin individual school community, and in her church and homeowner’s communities. She currently is serving on the OSU Program 60 Association Board, her homeowner’s association board, and leads the BREAD ministry at her church in Dublin. She is recently retired after 25-plus years working in the banking profession. Rosemarie now enjoys being a Grammy, seeing life through her grandchildren’s non-judgmental eyes. With the love of her life, her husband Tom, Rosemarie, has traveled extensively in Europe, and is planning more travels abroad. When she is not attending Blue Jacket games, Ohio State football games, soccer or lacrosse games watching her granddaughters compete; she can be found taking long walks, reading a good novel, baking, going to the art museum, symphony, taking in a good movie at the theatre, and connecting with friends. 
First and foremost, a lifelong learner, Gene is the IT director for the City of Worthington, overseeing applications and technology modernization and cybersecurity. He is also a member of the Regional Data Advisory Committee at MORPC. Previously, he held global executive leadership roles at HKT Teleservices and OCLC Online Computer Library Center, driving global growth through operational excellence, systems, and security initiatives. Gene actively participates in local CIO leadership groups and holds degrees from The Ohio State University, where he studied music and computer science, and Ohio University, with studies in business. In the community, he served as the Dublin Chamber of Commerce board president and is president elect of the Dublin AM Rotary. Gene resides in Dublin and is a proud parent of two daughters, Sarah and Anna, and his dogter, Ella. 
Additionally during this meeting Dublin AM Rotary Club inducted new members Maddy Andres, Jim Bishop, and Luke Thomas.  Welcome to our three new members!
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