Monthly Archives: November 2018

LLI Participating Member Credits

Participating Members

If you enjoyed the fall semester at LLI, be sure to thank our participating members. These are the LLI members who give us their time and their skills so you can enjoy the high-quality programs and events at LLI.

Listed below are the participating members (aka volunteers) who make LLI work.

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CCE Symposium: US-Russian Relations on November 30

From Tehran to Yalta and Beyond

LLI members have been invited to attend this special event, organized by the Bard Center for Civic Engagement (CCE).

Where: Olin Hall
When: Friday, November 30, 2018, 9:00 am – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public.

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A Plastic Ocean on November 18

Learn about single-use Plastic epidemic

LLI members have been invited to attend this special event, a student initiative supported by Bard CCE. It addresses the amount single-use plastics in our oceans and what you can do to help.

We hope you can attend.

Where: Weiss Cinema in the Campus Center
When: Sunday,

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Around Bard – Taking the Plunge

We are heading towards winter and fewer opportunities for outdoor activities. But Bard’s Stevenson Athletic Center has a beautiful 25-yard, six-lane swimming pool and offers paid gym and pool memberships to the community, including LLI members.

The Athletic Center is open Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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LLI Gifts to Bard

Each year LLI contributes a significant amount to Bard College in appreciation for the generous support the College affords us by giving us classroom space and extensive administrative support, enabling us to offer a high-quality educational program to LLI members. This fiscal year, LLI will donate approximately $28,000  to the College,

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Some Winter Pleasure: LLI 2019 Intersession

Photo above is by Jacques Luiggi and it is a Bard College photo.

Look Forward to a Respite

As the new year begins, LLI members are fortunate to be able to look forward to a respite from the solitude that can sometimes accompany winter’s cold, short days.

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Speak Your Mind – Please!

Evaluations Make a Difference

A lot goes into making a class great — a well-prepared presenter, good graphics or video images where appropriate, a classroom with equipment that works, lively discussion — and much more.  Your class evaluations are important and make a difference. The curriculum committee needs your unvarnished input into what went well and what didn’t.

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Tech Corner: Find Out What Happens When

LLI Calendar is busy

With over 90 different events on the LLI annual calendar and numerous emails about class dates, committee meetings, special events, and other administrative functions such as membership renewals, how can you keep track of what you want to do at LLI? Here are some easy ways to find what you want.

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