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Alumni of Harvard College, Harvard graduate schools, current students, and parents of current/former students are invited to join the Club. You may also make a contribution by credit card, using our secure website and PayPal.

The mission of the Club:

Serve to extend knowledge of the aims and achievements of Harvard University;

Foster a spirit of community among graduates and former students of the University and their families through the sponsorship of educational and cultural activities;

Represent and promote the interests of Harvard on Long Island;

Promote and encourage communication between Harvard and its alumni/ae who reside on Long Island.

The club serves this mission

by offering...

A variety of programs -- cultural, topical, entertaining -- about a dozen per year. Note the events listings -- seeing location and RSVP requires registration.

An alumni interview for every Long Island applicant to Harvard College. Alumni/ae of the College who would like to interview should contact the Schools and Scholarship Committee. If you would like to make a contribution to support operations, do so here.

Annual Distinguished Teacher Awards to Long Island's best secondary school teachers. If you would like to make a contribution, do so here.

A Summer Community Service Fellowship for a Harvard undergraduate on Long Island. For background information, please read this link to the Phillips Brooks House Association. Registered members can read about the Club's program here.

Support to the three scholarship funds designated for Long Island undergraduates on financial aid at Harvard: the Kaltenborn, the Boyd, and the Hughes funds. If you would like to make a contribution or learn more, do so here.

Annual workshops for Long Island guidance counselors on college admissions. Counselors interested in learning more should contact the Schools and Scholarship Committee.

Support to Early Awareness programs which encourage college aspirations among students and their families who might not otherwise consider higher education. Those interested in learning more should contact the Schools and Scholarship Committee.

Membership in the Club

As determined by Article III of the Club by-laws, membership is open to...

Any person who has completed one semester at Harvard University or Radcliffe College as a student or as an instructor, or who has received an honorary degree from Harvard or Radcliffe shall be eligible. Spouses of persons who at some time had, or were entitled to, membership shall also be eligible for membership. Parents of current or former students shall also be eligible for membership and will remain eligible upon graduation of their children. Honorary members may be appointed by the Board of Directors.

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12/08/2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Raynham Hall
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Marking the launch of “To Serve Better,” a series of stories about people committed to improving communities around the nation.
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Joseph Gone discusses his new role as faculty director of the Harvard University Native American Program (HUNAP)
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Hailing from Montana, Joe Gone is an interdisciplinary social scientist with both theoretical and applied interests and member of the Aaniiih-Gros Ventre tribe. He has spent the last 25 years working with indigenous communities to rethink community-based mental health services, and to harness traditional culture and spirituality for advancing indigenous well-being.
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Harvard reaffirms commitment to public service
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:29:08 +0000

Over the past summer, 15 Harvard students helped communities around the country as part of the Presidential Public Service Fellowship (PPSF). President Larry Bacow honored them at a luncheon this month.
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The Rev. Raphael G. Warnock takes aim at nation’s prisons
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In a discussion at Harvard’s Memorial Church, Atlanta-based preacher Raphael G. Warnock called mass incarceration “a scandal on the soul of America,” and dared his listeners to “imagine a different future.”
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Athletics director Bob Scalise to retire at end of academic year
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:25:54 +0000

Bob Scalise, the John D. Nichols ’53 Family Director of Athletics, says he will retire at the end of the academic year.
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Harvard College opens new Academic Resource Center, adding to the range of support offices on campus
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:43:34 +0000

A network of available resources on campus includes groups to help with academic, social, and emotional challenges.
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Nervous system activity might influence human longevity, neural activity
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 20:44:04 +0000

The brain’s neural activity, long implicated in disorders ranging from dementia to epilepsy, also plays a role in human aging and life span, according to research led by scientists in the Blavatnik Institute.
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Examining the life and career of Ed Logue, who helped reinvent postwar American cities
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Harvard historian Lizabeth Cohen’s latest book explores the life and career of Ed Logue, a Yale-trained lawyer who became an influential city planner and applied the lessons of Roosevelt’s New Deal to urban renewal.
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Dancer Amirah Sackett brings her mash-up style to Harvard
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:12:08 +0000

Amirah Sackett uses dance to challenge conceptions of Muslim womanhood. The Chicago dancer, choreographer, educator, and activist combines hip-hop with Islamic themes to explore her identity and invites viewers to expand their understanding of movement as a mode of self-expression. The Gazette spoke to Sackett about the importance of education in the arts, her activism, and love of poetry.
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Mindfulness meditation study shows changes in neural responses to pain and fear
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A study using mindfulness meditation showed changes over time in neural responses to pain and fear. The researchers found that changes in the hippocampus after mindfulness training were associated with enhanced ability to recall a safety memory, and thus respond in a more adaptive way.
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