Monthly Archives: May 2020

Connection Magazine, Summer Issue

The summer issue of Connection magazine is now available. When we return to campus, pick up a copy at the Communications Center in the Ewers Century Center; email the Communications Center at CFinfo@cf.edu; or view Connection online here. Read about CF’s Distance Learning before and since COVID-19, how our faculty members include many hands-on learning opportunities

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Working from Home: Food For Thought Week of May 18

Keep hanging in there! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Five Essential Skills to Lead Through Disruption (Inc.) –The Indistractable Model: 4 Steps to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life (Woven) –The HyFlex option for Instruction if Campuses Open This Fall (Insider Higher Ed–full video and article available) Have an

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Rave Alert, May 19

CF will conduct a test of its RAVE Alert emergency notification system for all CF campus locations on Tuesday, May 19, between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are enrolled automatically and may receive messages via text, phone and email. To update your preferences, login to the MyCF portal, click on Go to RAVE,

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Working from Home: Food For Thought Week of May 11

Keep hanging in there! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Which Zoom person are you? –Boost Your Productivity By Asking this Before Each Meeting and Every Email (Fast Company) –Five Myths about Remote Teaching (Chronicle of Higher Education) –You Are Stronger Than Your Quarantine Fatigue (New York Times) Have an interesting article

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Summer Hours

The District Board of Trustees approved a reduced summer work hour schedule as a benefit for college employees.  Beginning Monday, May 11, and ending on Friday, July 31, the college will be on a reduced summer work schedule of Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and off on Fridays.  Exceptions to this schedule occur when CF employees

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Working from Home: Food For Thought, Week of May 4

Here we go; it’s May! Check out some of these articles that might interest you. –Game of Bones (YouTube) –The ‘Visiting Year’ Community College as an Alternative to a Gap Year (Confessions from a Community College Dean, Inside Higher Ed) –COVID-19 and the Academic Parent (Chronicle of Higher Education) –Why Deep Work Matters in a Distracted World

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