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With campuses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, career services teams have gotten creative about delivering programs virtually, including finding ways for students to still have internship experiences.
College and university leaders must be nimble and open to disruptive, outside-the-box systems thinking—now and in a post-pandemic world, says UB Future Shock columnist James E. Samels.
Encouraging donations by connecting with supporters on a deeper level is important now, particularly when many may face financial constraints due to COVID-19, says UB guest columnist Adam Weinger.
Social distancing measures are only part of the new plans being discussed at colleges and universities for changes to esports arenas because of Covid-19. Some are much more drastic.
More admitted students and their parents attended and actively participated in Whitman College’s multiweek virtual event than previous on-campus tours.
How colleges are creating memorable and personalized virtual commencement experiences as campuses are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Two ideas include using robots for virtual handshakes during live commencements where not everyone can attend and creating a drive-in commencement event to maintain social distancing.
Planning for online and face-to-face instruction in fall 2020 is forcing colleges to look at new models of teaching that provide flexibility and credits for co-curricular learning.
Concerns over a second wave of coronavirus later this year will keep courses at one of the nation's largest higher educations systems, The California State University, mostly online in fall 2020.
The OU Esports Club festival will bring together students and companies for unique avatar-driven interactions on an informal job-seeking platform.
UB guest columnist Laura Spence shares how Sterling College transitioned field-oriented scholarship to the online space, while still keeping the field, farm, forest and community in the coursework.
The league, which moved its finals from the Luxor in Las Vegas, is also holding a charity event with TikTok on Saturday for students to offset education expenses.
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