Monthly Archives: June 2019

Tech Corner: Google Docs

Docs for Collaboration

Google Docs (referred to here as Docs)  is free to all LLI members who have an LLI account (such as [email protected]). It is a word processing application, very similar to Microsoft Word, but you don’t have to pay for it and it resides in the Cloud so you don’t have to install it on your computer,

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Fall Luncheon

Save the Date

Friday, September 6, is LLI’s kickoff day for the fall semester. There will be:

  • Orientation for new members, including welcomes from Council members and distributing necessities such as name tags, parking tags, and Bard IDs.
  • Meetings for class support teams – AV support and class managers ﹘to meet with producers and presenters to confirm plans for their classes.

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The Enjoyment of Watching and Listening

Join the AV Team

At a recent gathering of LLI Members learning about various needs and opportunities at Bard LLI, audiovisual chair Dave Jutton held up a bottle of white wine in one hand and a small laptop computer in the other.

“If you can tell the difference between these two,” he said with a smile,

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SummerFest 2019

SummerFest is a delight

It’s summertime and the learnin’ is easy. Two periods, a long and social coffee break and fascinating teachers make for a perfect Friday morning.

The Bard campus is much quieter in June, so there are no issues with finding adequate parking. LLI is also able to use the rooms in Olin,

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Thank You, Participating Members!

Thank a participating member

Did you enjoy your classes in the spring and in SummerFest? You can say thank you to the many, many members who make LLI work. As we plan for our Fall semester, please join our wonderful participating members in contributing to LLI.

Just take a look at how many of us were involved!

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Lessons From the Mandala: Venerable Tenzin Yignyen

Venerable Tenzin Yignyen

LLI members who attended spring classes May 6 – 10 had the pleasure of watching a Tibetan monk, the Venerable Tenzin Yignyen, construct a beautiful mandala made from grains of colored sand in the main lobby of the Reem-Kayden Center. At the end of the week, everyone could participate in a ceremony to dismantle the mandala and join a procession to the Sawkill River where the sand was sent off toward the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Results of the Annual Members Survey: What You Said

What You Said

Almost half of the Bard LLI membership (149 people) took the time to respond to the recent survey, often with specific comments about different aspects of their experience. This feedback will help guide LLI’s leadership as they work to improve our time together learning and socializing. To find out what some of your friends are thinking,

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