Do you ever long to be challenged and uplifted like when you were in school? In about two weeks, thousands of earnest saints will gather at BYU for the annual Campus Education Week. Approximately 1,000 classes will be available on education, religion, marriage, family relations, health, history, genealogy, science, youth interests—almost any subject imaginable.

Among the 200 presenters are seminary and institute instructors and some of your favorite Meridian authors.  The week also includes a campus devotional that traditionally features a General Authority

BYU reports that this may be the largest continuing education program of its type in the United States. The program is designed primarily for adults, although anyone age 14 and over may attend.

How do you take part?

You get a whole week of instruction and inspiration for only $62! The amazing classes together with the special programs on campus (most with added cost), the special offerings in the bookstore make this is the place to be from August 16 to 20. For more information, or to register, go to: http://ce.byu.edu/edweek/ Click on “Class Schedule” and then the pamphlet cover to see the subjects, presenters, and schedule.

As they say, “There’s nothing like being on campus for this great event! Whether you can come for the week or just a few hours, you can be instructed by excellent faculty, enjoy the atmosphere, and share in all that makes this week a wonderful experience for those who attend!”

Some of your favorite Meridian authors will be presenting:

H. Wallace Goddard, book author, long-time Meridian columnist, and professor of Family Life, is offering two series of classes:

  • The Complete Parent, T-F at 1:50 in 446 MARB
  • Some Surprising Discoveries in Marriage, T-F at 3:10 in 446 MARB

Donald W. Parry, BYU Professor of Hebrew Bible, has two classes on Monday:

  • LDS Perspectives on the Dead Sea Scrolls, at 8:30-9:25 a.m., Assembly Hall, HC
  • What Are the Dead Sea Scrolls and How Are They Significant?” 9:50-10:45 a.m., Assembly Hall, HC  and a Tuesday through Friday series with Jay A. Parry “Symbols and Shadows: Unlocking a Deeper Understanding of the Atonement”  3:10-4:05 p.m., 2258–2260 Conference Center (CONF) and a Tuesday through Friday series with Jay A. Parry “Death and the Resurrection: Gifts from a Loving Father”, 4:30-5:25 p.m., 2258–2260 Conference Center (CONF)

Vickey Pahnke Taylor is offering an Adult Monday class:   

  • The Sariah Dilemma:  Increasing Our Faith When Our Children Misplace Their Own, 11:10 a.m. – 12:05 p.m., 377 Clyde Building [CB]
  • and an Adult Series:  “I Know That My Redeemer Lives”  Focusing on practical & effective ways to find hope, healing, & joy even in times of distress and grief. Wed-Fri, 11:10 a.m. – 12:05 p.m., 151 Tanner Building [TNRB]
  • and a Youth Series:  Joy in Our Journey with Brad Wilcox 1:50 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Smith Fieldhouse [SFH]Linda J. and Richard M. Eyre, popular LDS authors will be teaching four classes on Monday:
  • Methods to Create a Joyful Childhood, 3280–3290 Wilkinson Student Center (WSC)—8:30 a.m.–9:25 a.m.
  • Giving Your Children Ownership: Of Values, Decisions, Choices and Money 3280–3290 Wilkinson Student Center (WSC)—9:50 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
  • Creating Ongoing Great Communication and Relationships with Our Children after They Leave 3280–3290 Wilkinson Student Center (WSC)—11:10 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
  • Eternal Perspective Parenting: Four Reasons LDS Parents Should Be (and Can Be) the Best Parents in the World 3220–3224 Wilkinson Student Center (WSC)—1:50 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

Heather B. Moore, Award-winning Historical Fiction Author, will have a Booksigning for Alma the Younger and Women of the Book of Mormon, Wednesday, August 18, 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. at the BYU Bookstore