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Homecoming 2020

Sharks Everywhere Celebrated Everywhere!

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You did not have to be on campus to show your Homecoming spirit!

HOMECOMING @ HOME: September 24 – 27, 2020

We never imagined we would have a Landmark College Homecoming weekend like this. It warmed our hearts to see so many of you choose to celebrate Homecoming @ Home with your Landmark family and experience a tradition in a new way.

The 35th Anniversary of the College and our ’0 and ’5 class reunion made the event extra special. It felt like our “alumni pioneers” from the earlier years also enjoyed the opportunity to connect with the Landmark College of today, and learn how closely the mission has stayed the same and that we are all woven into the same blue, white and gold tapestry.

Throughout the week we saw alumni, students, family members, and even a few pets make their way on the screen to meet each other and form genuine connections. One of the biggest highlights was seeing Sharks join us from Vermont to Hong Kong! We hope that you had a great time and that we get to connect soon.

Please stay in touch through the Landmark College Facebook or LinkedIn page or by dropping us a line here in the Office of Alumni Relations.

Thank you for keeping Landmark College in your hearts and minds … and go Sharks!

Did you miss a Homecoming@Home session? Don’t worry the schedule below has been updated with all event recordings.

#LCSharks—You can still show your enthusiasm alumni by using one of our custom-made graphics on your social media account. Download your options HERE.

Final Session Details and Recordings

In Search Of Air: Growing up Dyslexic

Prerecorded TEDx and a live artist interview with alumna Lida Winfield ’00

Landmark College alumna Lida Winfield ’00 is joined by retired art professor Virginia Scholl and Associate Director of Alumni Relations Tricia Stanley for a conversation during Homecoming @ Home 2020. Vice President for Marketing and Communications Mark DiPietro moderates.

Attendees watched Lida’s TEDx performance prior to the Q&A.

 

Artist Biography:

Lida Winfield is an innovative and accomplished dancer, choreographer, spoken word artist, and educator. Her artistic practice is inextricably linked to her role as an educator. Lida is dedicated to using the performing arts to move herself and others forward intellectually, developmentally, socially, and spiritually. Over the last decade, using her show In Search of Air: Growing up Dyslexic as a critical platform, Lida has taught educators how to use movement in the classroom as an instructional tool. She is an innovative leader in kinesthetic learning and emotional intelligence. Lida graduated from Landmark College in 2000. Lida learned to read at LC in her early 20s. This has deeply impacted how she approaches teaching and learning. As a performer and teaching artist, Lida travels the country as a keynote presenter/performer addressing issues of education, disability, access, cognitive diversity, and the power of the arts. Her work reaches diverse populations in traditional and non-traditional settings, challenging who dances, who dance is for, and the impact that dance can have on learning and education. Lida is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Dance Program at Middlebury College. For more information on Lida, please check out www.lidawinfield.com

LCIRT Tour

Learn about cutting-edge educational technologies that support neurodivergent students. These include a virtual reality demonstration (Oculus Rift/HTC Vive), attention-enhancing video games, 3D printed products, working memory instruments, and more! You’ll also learn about how our current research is enhancing the Landmark College student experience.

Study Abroad Opportunities

Learn how alumni can get involved in Landmark College’s J-Term and summer study abroad opportunities in the Caribbean Islands, London, Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand, and Alaska.

Career Connections: Planning for the Next Step

It’s never too late to plan for the future! With that in mind, this session will provide an introduction to the Office of Career Connections and Internship Services. Topics covered will include services and supports available to students and alumni, and factors to consider when making the transition to a transfer institution or into a career.

LC Trivia Night

Over 20 Alumni got to put their LC and pop culture knowledge to the test! Winners each receive a gift card to the Landmark College Bookstore. This event provided a lot of shared interest and a great chance for old alumni attendees to shine.

Finn’s Fun Run

Alumni got to join the LC team as they go live from Putney on the Landmark College Athletics page on a virtual 2.3-mile run/walk or run at your own pace over the weekend. Appropriate for all ages and skill levels. They could submit your digital log for placement and prize. Alumni run their own.

Ask A Shark—Networking Event

Guests enjoy the opportunity to network with LC alumni in a wide range of careers right on our Landmark College Alumni, Student, and Friends of the College LinkedIn page.  Alumni Networker were ready to answer your questions about their educational paths, career, and passion.

You can still connect with old friends and also make new ones on our Landmark College Alumni LinkedIn page.

Landmark of Today

Over 20 Alumni heard from current student leaders about their experience in today’s Landmark. Learn about the growth in LC’s degrees, neurodiversity in student profiles, and campus diversity and inclusion. In this event, alumni ask the student leaders questions while we also highlight programming, such as the evidence-based PEERS® support program and our Centers for Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Reunion Happy Hour

Alumni from class ending in “0” or “5” between 1990 – 2015, joined the alumni office for a Virtual Class Reunion Happy Hour! They shared favorite memories, favorite professors, and just fun times.

#LCSharks Social Media Bingo

This fun bingo game was our Facebook and Instagram bingo challenge where alumni could share some memories. For any task they complete, they took a picture of the activity, memory, or progress, and post it on Facebook or LinkedIn with the hashtag: #LCSharks and the bingo slot title.

Unscripted—Preserving LC’s Stories

Listen to the powerful voices and ideas that shaped Landmark College over the past 35 years.

Alumni had the chance to listen to the powerful voices and ideas that shaped Landmark College over the past 35 years. Storytelling about the Landmark College experience, as seen through the eyes of our alumni, current students, families, faculty, and staff.


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