Daily Digest 04.14.2020

Side profile of Wooster Hall on the SUNY New Paltz campus
Side profile of Wooster Hall on the SUNY New Paltz campus
News from around campus:
Donations pour in for students experiencing need during COVID-19 crisis
More than $13,000 raised for Student Crisis Fund and Crossing the Finish Line in just two weeks

VIDEO: A message from Psychological Counseling Center Director Gweneth Lloyd
Offering words of hope and empathy, and a few survival tips, too

Student Research Symposium will move to online format this spring
Submit your abstract by Wednesday, April 15, and join our 26th annual celebration of student scholarship

Last chance to send questions for President Christian’s next Virtual Hot Chocolate
Join us on Facebook and Instagram Live, April 15 at 4 p.m.

Update on Dependent Care Advantage Account change-in-status regulations
Some COVID-related events now qualify employees to stop, change or enroll in deductions
Resources for remote teaching and learning
Online services for students and faculty from the Sojourner Truth Library
Get help with research, ask a librarian, check out e-textbooks and more

Undecided students: Register for a free Self-Directed Search and workshop with the Career Resource Center
Career exploration events will be held online on April 16, 17 and 20
Professional development and training opportunities
Office of Instructional Technology: Blackboard Grade Center workshop
Guiding faculty through steps to organize the online grade book
Thursday, April 16, 2 p.m.
Upcoming Office of Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion 
DISC: A behavioral model for better understanding ourselves and others
Wednesday, April 15, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Creating community while working remotely
Thursday, April 16, 10 – 11 a.m.
Best practices for sustaining productive collaborative relationships
Friday, April 17, 2 – 3 p.m.

Click the links above to register, or view all available HRDI trainings at:

Other trainings & workshops
Blackboard Grade Center workshop
Office of Instructional Technology will lead faculty through steps to organize your online grade book
Tuesday, April 14, at 10 a.m and Thursday, April 16, at 2 p.m.
From the campus
Stuart Robinson named V845 boys basketball coach of year
College’s athletic director led New Paltz High School to third straight title 
(Times Herald-Record, 4/11/20)
Coronavirus updates
April 14 report on confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the campus community
Two community members have notified the College that they have tested positive

Real-time list of buildings closed for cleaning
Office of Emergency Management publishing info about closures as they occur 

Have more questions? We’re updating our Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions webpage daily. 

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