Virtual Alumni College events provide alumni with a lifelong learning opportunity, unique access to Witt’s wonderful professors, and the ability to engage with fellow alumni. Presentations are geared to current events or topics in faculty member’s areas of expertise. Sessions will begin and end with a 15-minute social opportunity.
Look for future Virtual Alumni College events on our Alumni Events page and view past Virtual Alumni College sessions on our archived Alumni College page.
Archived Virtual Alumni College Presentations
Dr. Christian Raffensperger, Professor of History and Chair of the Department and Wray Chair in the Humanities
March 17, 2022
- Article by Vladimir Putin "On the Historical Unity of Russians and Ukrainians"
- Kingdom of Rus' (Chapter 1)
- Information about the Russia-Ukraine War
- Russia-Ukraine War Book 1
- Russia-Ukraine War Book 2
- Book suggestion: The Last Empire by Serhii Plokhy
Dr. Olga Medvedkov, Emerita Professor of Geography
Mothers of the Revolution
March 15, 2022
Dr. Keith Doubt, Emeritus Professor of Sociology
Sociocide: Reflections on Today’s Wars
August 4, 2021
Dr. Dan Fleisch, Emeritus Professor of Physics
A Virtual Tour Through the Night Sky
June 11, 2021
Dr. Ed Hasecke, Professor of Political Science
Dr. Rob Baker, Professor of Political Science
Democracy & Elections in a Polarized America
October 3, 2020
Dr. Julius Bailey, Associate Professor of Philosophy
A Moral Call For Criminal Justice Reform
August 26, 2020
Dr. Scott Rosenberg, Professor of History
Race, Class and Pandemics
July 15, 2020
Dr. Nancy McHugh, Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department
Philosophy in Times of Crisis
June 24, 2020
Dr. Jim Welch, Professor of Biology and Chair of the Department
Climate Change and Florida: Too much carbon for a carbonate state?
May 20, 2020
Dr. Sarah Fortner, Professor of Geology and Director of Environmental Science
Flattening the curve: How Might COVID-19 Inform Climate Action?
April 22, 2020