Upcoming Events & News

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Upcoming Events

Lead a Winter Break Activity!
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The Community Building Initiative seeks volunteers to lead activities during the January Winter Break. Yours can meet once, twice or multiple times. Whether it’s a book or movie discussion, a current events discussion, a travel adventure, art presentation or something else, members will appreciate your efforts.
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Men’s Group
Wednesdays | 3:45PM | Zoom | Member Only

The Men’s Group meets weekly and welcomes men to discuss personal and general issues in a space where expressing intimacy and displaying emotions is encouraged. Popular topics have included aging and health, end of life concerns, and relationship issues…
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News

Diversity-Outreach Committee Openings

he Diversity-Outreach Committee has several openings for members beginning in the Spring 2023. If you are interested in serving on the Committee, please consult Diversity-Outreach Committee Statement for the description of the Committee’s mission, objectives and activities.
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Admissions Committee Seeks One New Member 

The Admissions Committee has an opening for one member beginning in Spring 2023. If you are interested in serving on the Admission Committee consult the Admissions Committee Application for the committee description, criteria for membership and the information to include in your letter of application.
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Lead a Winter Break Activity!
Propose Yours Now

The Community Building Initiative seeks volunteers to lead activities during the January Winter Break. Yours can meet once, twice or multiple times. Whether it’s a book or movie discussion, a current events discussion, a travel adventure, art presentation or something else, members will appreciate your efforts.
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The GC Dining Commons Awaits…You

If you haven’t visited, or dined in, the GC Dining Commons (i.e., cafeteria), in Room 8300, you’re really missing something. In addition to being light, airy and spacious, it offers us a place to get together, eat, drink, schmooze, read. In summary, it’s a wonderful place to meet, greet and eat!…
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The IER Finance Committee Seeks New Members

The Finance Committee is a standing committee whose chair reports to the Board of the Institute for Education in Retirement (IER), the fiscal arm of LP2. Its responsibilities include, budgeting, financial reporting and financial policies, among other financial oversight activities. It is a small working group that addresses topics of direct…

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A Memorable 60th Anniversary Gala

More than 170 LP2 members gathered at John Jay Dining Room and Terrace on the evening of September 22, 2022 for a glorious celebration of 60 years of IRP/LP2. Even the weather cooperated, with the sun coming out around 4:00PM after a cloudy and rainy start to the day. This return…
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Top 15 Website Features

New Site Features include: an Enhanced Member Directory and Faces, an Upcoming News and Events page that contains only current content, a Library and Online Research Resource page, A Study Group History Table and Grid Archive, ready access to Forms, lots of HELP, COVID Safety Information and more.
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The AB Recommends Masking and Weekly Testing

In consideration of the health and safety of our members, the Advisory Board recommends masking and weekly testing by members attending in-person study groups. Even as rates of virus transmission are declining and a new vaccine is on its way, many of our members feel vulnerable to infection. LP2
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First Desk is Back!

First Desk is the central hub where LP2 volunteers are available during program hours to help all LP2 members find answers, directions, information, and help for any and everything. LP2 First Desk Volunteers: Greet members and visitorsAnswer questionsProvide building and classroom directions and informationOffer tips on neighborhood restaurants and other sites of…

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Covid 19 Current CUNY GC Information

In close collaboration with CUNY leadership, the Graduate Center is monitoring developments related to COVID-19 and is following the latest guidance from local, state, and federal agencies. Visit the CUNY Covid 19 Information and safe campus reopening page for up-to-date information including the following links to specific subject guidance: …
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First Desk Volunteers Wanted!

We encourage new members to volunteer at First Desk because it’s a great way to meet people, learn things and be part of the action. And it’s FUN. The First Desk is in the Office of Academic Initiatives and Strategic Innovation (AISI) in Room 8309. We are looking for volunteers and…
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LP2 Website Guide

You can start browsing most of the site right now using the navigation at the top. New Features of the site include: an Enhanced Member Directory and Faces with more info, more member control, more search capability, an Upcoming News and Events page that contains only current content, a Library…
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