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MORE PAST Legacy of Learning EVENTS

July 15, 2020: Resiliency: Three Perspectives - Personal, Organizational, and Systemic
Panelists: Jenny Goudreau' '90 (moderator), James Goudreau '90 (panelist), Professor John Dulmage, Psychology Lecturer, Professor Brian Glenney, Assistant Professor, Psychology

June 23, 2020: Rise in Entrepreneurship

Panelists: Joey Mac Dizon '11 (moderator), Randall Miller '93, Steve Gagner '17, Stevie Keith '11, Professor Matthew Lutz, Associate Professor, Architecture
Other resources: Norwich Entrepreneurs Facebook group -

June 17, 2020: Suicide Awareness and Prevention (Part 1)

Panelists: Joe Reagan’04 (moderator), Dr. Mark Anarumo, Colonel USAF (Ret.), Jenny Goudreau ‘90, Patrick Morales, Command Sgt. Maj. Geraldo Mercado, Brianne Sampson, Joey Mac Dizon '11
Other resources:, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)

June 6, 2020: Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC): A Focus on the Quds Force and the Ballistic Missile Force

Presenter: 2d Lt. Gregory Sandefur '18

May 13, 2020: COVID-19 Information Wars

Presenter: Professor Travis Morris
See full webinar video here.

May 6, 2020: Best Practices for Securely Working in a WFH World
Presenter: Stephan Rockwell '96

Legacy of Learning - Pandemic and Learning
April 30, 2020: Pandemic and Learning

Presenter: Educator and Norwich Alumna Morgan Chapman '18
See full webinar video here.

April 29, 2020:  Ordinary Soldiers, discussion of a German "ROTC" unit in WWII

Presenter: Guest Lecturer COL Jody Prescott (Ret.) and COL Brian Ketz '98
See full webinar video here.

April 22, 2020: A Beer in the Kitchen - memories, insights and cooking ideas
Presenter: Author and Journalist Peter LaFrance '70
View Here: YouTube link



November 2019:
 Jacqueline Shiner M'17, OSA Proposals LLC and Joe Cheever P.E. '01, MBTA
 Emerging Developments in Architecture and Engineering Service Delivery

April 2019: MajGen Cedric George USAF '87
Topic: Big Data: Winning the War with Cognition

May 2018: SAC Hank Shaw '88, FBI - Boston Division, Dana Dexter '03, Pat Keefe '90, Matthew Romei '98, Mark Tully '92, Aaron Ward '07
Topic: The Opioid Epidemic - Serving & Protecting Our Community: Issues from a Law Enforcement Perspective
Full webinar video below:

November 2017: Bill Lyon '90
President & CEO of Fort Hill Companies LLC
Topic: The Boston Construction Boom: Mitigating Infrastructure Impacts and Managing Change in a Growing City 

March 2016: Travis Morris, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of the Norwich University Peace and War Center
Topic: Norwich University's New Peace and War Center

November 2015: Bill Lyon '90, Landers Symes ’87, Edward Pesce, PE, ’79, Scott Fenton, Esq. ‘90 
Topic: Permitting Projects in a Complex Regulatory Environment: Federal, State, and Local Land Use and Environmental Permitting

November 2015: Phil Susmann '81
President of Norwich University Applied Research Institute (NUARI) and Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Topic: Defending Critical Infrastructure: Preparing via Real-World Cyber Exercises

March 2015: Lieutenant General Mark Bowman '78
Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computers/Cyber, J6
Topic: US Security Policy and the Role of the Private Sector and the Government

January 2014: BG Steve Spano, USAF (Ret) ’83
GM Defense and National Security, Amazon Web Services
Topic: Managing Chaos in the Information Age

October 2014: Chuck Pappalardo ’87
Senior Director for Global Facilities, EHS, Real Estate & Security, Illumina
Topic: Increasing Cooperation Between Architects, Engineers & Construction Managers

August 2014: Cheri Cady ’90
Director for Cyber Policy Integration & Outreach, National Security Council
Topic: Cyber Security Policy Priorities at the White House