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  • Monday, December 12, 2016

    WANTED: Instructors for Legion Family College

    The American Legion Family College of New York is looking for a few good men and women to become instructors for the 2017 session, College Dean Tim Collmer announced.

    Faculty positions are open to Legionnaires as well as members of the Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion.

    Interested persons need to submit an application no later than January 5, 2017.

    In an historic move, Legion College was renamed and is now accepting students from among the memberships of the entire American Legion Family, which encompasses The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, the Sons of the American Legion, and The American Legion Riders.

    The 2017 session takes place June 2-4 at SUNY Morrisville. Legion College is a three-day immersion into American Legion programs and structure, and issues facing the largest veterans’ service organization in the country. The 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;; legislation; constitution and bylaws; duties of local officers; media relations; membership.

    Student applications are due by April 1, 2017