The Office of Alumni and Family Engagement (AFE) encourages alumni to stay connected and support one another as we face the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We hope this collection of resources will serve as a source of connection, information and entertainment as we all practice physical distancing during this difficult time.

The AFE team is currently working remotely and we’d love to hear from you, so please be in touch.

Upcoming Virtual Events

Date Event Description Registration
Oct. 20, 2020 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Reconciling Davidson College’s Slave Past: Why Scipio Torrence and Hiram Potts Matter? with Dr. Hilary Green

Hilary Green, associate professor of History and the 2020-2021 Vann Professor of Ethics in Society, discusses her campus history research of slavery, the lives of enslaved people, its complex legacy at Davidson College and other collegiate institutions.

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Oct. 21, 2020 from 7-8 p.m. Medical vs. Recreational Use of Cannabis
with Peter Alford '75
Sponsored by the Class of 1975 Reunion Committee

Dr. Peter Alford ’75 has studied the interaction of various sleep disorders and pain, and the adjuvant or novel treatments of both, including CBD and other cannabinoids. This class will review the history of cannabis use dating back 5,000 years, while emphasizing the last 45 or 50 years of a medicinal herb. Cannabis became a major recreational drug in our lifetimes through precise cultivation and genetic manipulation and now has come full circle to become a modern treatment option for several different diseases.

Zoom meeting
Dial-in: 855-880-1246 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 996 7810 5332
Passcode: 629184
Oct. 28, 2020
from 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Salsa 101 with Rumbao!

Join Jennifer Geyer '09 and Eduardo Diaz from Rumbao Latin Dance Company for a fun lesson introducing the basic steps to Salsa. In this class, you will learn five figures (a combination of dance steps) and you will also work on timing (understanding the Afro-Latin rhythms in Salsa music). All participants in the class will receive a video summary of all figures and timing tips so you can practice your moves after class as well as access to a playlist of music. Get ready for an entertaining and educational virtual experience!

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Oct. 29, 2020 from 7-8 p.m. Davidson Basketball: Then and Now
with Bob McKillop, Jerry Kroll '70 & Doug Cook '70; moderated by Jamie May '70
Sponsored by the Class of 1970 Reunion Committee

Davidson Head Men's Basketball Coach Bob McKillop will join Jerry Kroll and Doug Cook, members of the Great Class of 1970 who helped take the 'Cats to the Elite Eight in both 1968 and 1969, to discuss how Davidson Basketball has evolved over the years. Jamie May ’70 will host the discussion to cover changes in recruiting, competition and all things basketball. This is sure to be a highly entertaining event as Davidson Basketball greats share their stories and perspectives.

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Lifelong Learning and Personal Enrichment Opportunities

Visit our library to catch up on lifelong learning and personal enrichment opportunities you may have missed.

Listen and watch an author talk and Q&A with Mary Laura Philpott '96, learn to belly dance with Ellen Morrissey '90, or teach your child to read as early as 21 months old with Andrea Mills Stephenson '02 and more. This library will be updated frequently, so check back often for new recordings!

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Stay In The Know

The fall semester marks an academic year like none before at Davidson College. With safety as our foundational priority, campus is once again open for students as a place to reside and learn. Find out more about what the fall semester looks like this year.

Fall 2020