When Colorado State University, like other higher ed institutions, shifted to remote learning in March 2020 due to the pandemic, many faculty had to quickly learn how to use online platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams for online learning, not just meetings.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has created social isolation for many older adults — and has put a damper on many internship opportunities for college students. A group at CSU launched a program in which students are paired with senior citizens in the community to provide support in a variety of areas.
When Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced on Feb. 26 that student-facing faculty and staff at colleges and universities would be added to the phased rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines as early as March 21, many of the state’s higher education employees breathed a sigh of relief.
When Colorado State University transitioned to remote learning about a year ago, one of the many challenges that IT staff faced was how to give students access to the software they needed in campus computer labs.
When Colorado State University students living in campus housing are notified that they have tested positive for COVID-19, or may have been exposed to someone who tested positive, things move quickly.
Colorado State University leaders hosted a virtual town hall on Friday, Feb. 12, to update the community and answer questions about issues related to COVID-19, from screenings and vaccinations to plans for the Fall semester.
From Microsoft Teams to Zoom to Echo360, many faculty at Colorado State University got a crash course in how to use new technologies for teaching remotely last year when the COVID-19 pandemic arrived.
Thanks to a collaborative effort by several units on campus, Colorado State University has launched a new online system for faculty to submit seating charts for their spring classes, streamlining and accelerating the contact tracing process used when a person tests positive for COVID-19.
Human Resources is seeing a rise in fraudulent unemployment benefits claims filed using the identities of CSU employees, and is helping faculty and staff who suspect they have been targeted report the scam.
State laws that went into effect on Jan. 1 are bringing important changes to Colorado State University’s policies on hiring, compensation and sick leave.