This event has always been a treasured and exciting time for families to connect with students, faculty, and staff, and to experience the excitement and expertise within the Landmark College community.
The programs, and times listed below are a window into the programs offered during Landmark College's Family Weekend. The schedule of events for Spring Family Weekend 2023 will be posted soon.
9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Family Registration—Lobby of the Strauch Family Student Center. We request that families check in at registration upon arrival to campus. Coffee, tea, and water will be available in the Atrium.
9 a.m. – Noon
WLMC Landmark College Radio, Open House—Strauch Family Student Center, Colonnade. Stop by anytime during the morning to see what's happening with Landmark College's award winning radio station, Voices TV, and Voices Magazine.
10 – 10:30 a.m.
President’s Welcome—Fine Arts Building, Greenhoe Theatre. Join Dr. Peter Eden, President of Landmark College, Dr. Gail Gibson Sheffield, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Michael Luciani, Vice President for Student Affairs, to discuss how to get the most out of Family Weekend.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Landmark College Fine and Performing Arts Department Exhibitions—Forest Composition, a multimedia exhibition of artwork from three artists whose work explores themes of nature and the environment: our place within it and our human connection to it. Featuring: Betsey Garand, Brantner Deately, and Gina Siepel, presented in the Fine Arts Building Art Gallery. At the Backbone, Indigo Warp and Cotton Weft, by Destiny Palmer, an Academic Speaker this semester at Landmark College presented in the STEM Atrium
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Family/Advisor Meetings (Prescheduled meetings for students in their first two years) Individual Advisor Offices—Students & families should contact the Advisor before Family Weekend to schedule a time.
10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
What to Expect the First Year, A Follow-up—Fine Arts Building, Greenhoe Theatre. The transition to college is an eventful one with many clear benchmarks and milestones along the way. This workshop will review the patterns of a student's transition into college and will make suggestions on how parents and guardians can support their student in making the transition. A brief overview of Landmark's support systems will be provided.
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
1 – 2 p.m.
Parent Panel—Fine Arts Building, Greenhoe Theatre. Assistant Director of Admissions Ferne Bork, who is also the mother of an LC alumnus, will lead a small panel of parents of current LC students or recent alumni. They will talk about the challenges, successes, and triumphs they and their students experienced as they transitioned to college at LC and they will answer questions from other parents in attendance.
2 – 2:45 p.m.
What’s Your Major?—Lewis Building Colonnade. An opportunity for students and families to explore major options at Landmark College. Degree program faculty and students will gather at tables to highlight each of our major options.
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
BroadFutures—Lewis Academic Building, Brooks O'Brien Auditorium. This is an interactive, virtual presentation by Carolyn Jeppsen, CEO of BroadFutures who will provide an overview of the Washington D.C. based non-profit that is revolutionizing the way young neurodivergent people enter the workforce. It is an engaging presentation and Carolyn will invite questions from the audience.
3:00 – 4:15 p.m.
The Parenting Journey (continues)—Administration Building Auditorium. For those family members who were at the Parenting Journey during orientation, join us and let us hear how things are going. This is a chance to share your experiences with other Landmark parents. In order to create a comfortable environment for all participants, this session is for families only.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Phi Theta Kappa & Golden Key Induction Ceremony—Adminstration Building Auditorium
4:30 – 6 p.m.
Family Weekend Reception—MacFarlane Center, Lobby. This is for all Landmark College community members—Familes, students, staff & faculty coming together for conversation and delicious hors d’oeuvres.
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Finn’s Fun Run Registration. Race starts at 9 a.m.—Click Family Sports Center
9 – 11:30 a.m.
Family Registration—Strauch Family Student Center, Lobby. We request that families arriving to campus on Saturday check in at registration upon arrival to campus. Coffee, tea, and water will be available in the Atrium.
9 a.m. – Noon
WLMC Landmark College Radio, Open House—Strauch Family Student Center, Colonnade. Stop by anytime during the morning to see what’s happening with Landmark College's award winning radio station, Voices TV, and Voices Magazine.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Family/Advisor Meetings (Prescheduled meetings for students in their first two years)—Individual Advisor Offices—Students & families should contact the Advisor before Family Weekend to schedule a time.
10 – 10:45 a.m.
Global Opportunities—Administration Building Auditorium. Hear about some of the exciting opportunities for study away and study abroad programs.
11 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.
Understanding Diversity within Neurodiversity: Perspectives and Programs at Landmark College—Fine Arts Building, Greenhoe Theatre. Members of the Landmark College community have long declared that education should not be “one-size-fits-all.” The concept of neurodiversity has aided us in this work. Still, have we spent much time thinking about the diversity within neurodiversity? Join us for an exploration of diversity within neurodiversity and learn about how Landmark College has developed programming to serve our increasingly diverse students.
11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Homecoming & Family Weekend Festivities—BBQ Lunch, On the Quad
11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Campus Connections—On the Quad
1 – 1:45 p.m.
Tax Saving Opportunities Available to Landmark Parents and Students—Lewis Academic Building, Brooks O’Brien Auditorium. The cost of sending your student to Landmark may seem daunting. Russell North, Financial Advisor of Wilder Business Service, will show you real life examples of how to use the therapeutic tax deduction and various financial strategies to dramatically reduce tuition expenses.
1 – 1:45 p.m.
Planning the Next Step: Career Connections hosted Alumni Career Panel—Fine Arts Building, Greenhoe Theater. 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 the chance to hear from alumni out in the field.
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Cider and Canvas—Alumni Dining Hall, Conference Room B. This is an opportunity to relax, sip cider, and construct a fall-themed painting. We will provide the painting supplies the cider, and cider donuts. Special Note: Thank you to everyone who registered for this fun activity! We have reached the maximum number of participants.
2 - 4 p.m.
Soccer Game—Landmark College against Simon's Rock. There will also be a Landmark Hall of Fame induction ceremony at half-time—Charles Drake Field
We look forward to welcoming you to campus!
For questions about Family Weekend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-387-6779.
Special note about pets: Landmark College welcomes individuals and their service animals to campus, but other pets should stay home.
For information pertaining to Russell North’s presentation in the Spring Family Weekend, ”Tax Saving Opportunities Available to Landmark Parents and Students,“ please visit: Medical Tax Deduction for Educational Expenses | Landmark College