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American Legion Family College

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American Legion Family College of New York is a three-day immersion into the Legion’s programs and structure, and issues facing the largest veterans’ organization in the country.

As a Legion Family College,  it is open to members of the Legion, the Auxiliary, the Sons of the American Legion, and American Legion Riders.

Held at Morrisville State College (SUNY Morrisville) each June, Legion College fosters leadership skills of Legion Family members as they work in teams to solve problems they may face in their home post, unit, squadron or chapter. The curriculum covers an array of topics, such as leadership and communication; Americanism, children and youth; MyLegion.org; legislation; constitution and bylaws; duties of local officers; media relations; membership.

2019 Dates: May 31-June 2

Send applications to:

The American Legion
Department of New York
112 State St – Suite 1300

Albny, N.Y. 12207

Questions? Contact College Dean Tim Collmer: (585) 749-6209

Legion-College-Application-2019 (fillabe PDF)
Legion-College-Application-2019 (Word doc)

2018 Syllabus (PDF)


Faculty / Instructor Application (fillable PDF)
Faculty / Instructor Application (Doc)
(Deadline: Jan. 5)

Instructor training dates: April 20-22, 2018.

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