Daily Digest 04.15.2020

News from around campus:
Educational partners in China donate hundreds of N95 masks to SUNY New Paltz
Close institutional ties across national boundaries leads to generous outreach

Stepping into Diversity conference goes online April 19
Join us for student-led workshops and discussions about leadership in an inclusive, global society

Dorsky Museum will co-host online symposium on the work of Jan Sawka, May 2
Sawka’s ideas on freedom and exile feel especially prescient in an age of social distancing
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
Thursday, April 16, at 2 p.m.
From the community
Why Journaling is a Worthy Way to Spend Your Quarantine
A serendipitous secret santa gift leads student journalist to document pandemic experiences in real time 
(New Paltz Oracle, 4/10/20)
Coronavirus updates
April 15 report on confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the campus community
No new reports as of 4 p.m. yesterday, April 14

Real-time list of buildings closed for cleaning
Office of Emergency Management publishing info about closures as they occur.
Coronavirus updates
What community resources are available to support students right now?
The Division of Student Affairs is compiling a list of local agencies and support networks that are open and providing a range of valuable services to members of the public.
Use this link to view the Local Resources List on the Student Affairs website.
The list is being updated regularly with contact information for organizations offering information about COVID-19; crisis intervention and assistance; help with food insecurity; substance abuse disorder treatment, including Narcan kits and training; resources for LGBTQ+-identifying individuals; and more.

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

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