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Voices from the Field: Episode #19

Maintaining Community and Connection Through COVID-19
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Delivered July 7, 2020
Presented by Suzanne Wilson Summers, Special Assistant to the Provost, Austin Community College, and ACE Fellow 2019–2020
Planning Types: Continuity Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Valencia College

One of the most difficult things to maintain when there’s a quick move online is the feeling of connection and community staff and students feel when they’re together on campus. Suzanne Wilson Summers explains how Valencia College, a large urban community college system and her ACE Fellowship host school, harnessed the power of personal outreach to ensure students regained a sense of agency and connection while providing engagement for employees.

Recorded April 27.
Host: Nicholas Santilli, Senior Director of Learning Strategy, SCUP, and Former Provost, John Carroll University.