Managing the Transition to Online Courses

When thinking about the return to classes after Spring Break, no one could imagine it looking like this.  But during this unprecedented time, colleges are figuring out the balance of public safety and enforcing social distancing, while trying to recreate the college experience that you are used to. While this new format of learning can […]

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#BeyondMarketing: College Student Development on Social Media

With colleges and universities across the country transitioning to online-only courses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, student life staff are left with nearly vacant campuses and a sudden demand to engage student populations in new, digitally-focused ways. In a recent article published by NASPA Knowledge Communities, Liam Rice, the Assistant Director of Student Conduct/Resident Director, […]

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The Coronavirus, Panic Buying and the Third-Person Effect

  • Mark Flynn
  • March 19, 2020

Can you spare a square?  It is hard to process just how quickly the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has forced itself upon us. Part of its devastating effects have been in its relentless pace.  As I am writing, the World Health Organization (WHO) moved to classify COVID-19 an official pandemic one week ago. President Trump then […]

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How to Identify a Robust Career Center

Every September, a new group of students embarks on their first year of higher education. Filled with excitement and nerves, they leave home and venture into the beginning stages of true independence. From meeting new friends to finding their classrooms, college begins with a flurry of unknowns. Each of them will say they are attending […]

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