The Commencement Speech That Generation Z Deserves to Hear
I’ve spent the past few weekends attending live and virtual graduation ceremonies for many friends and family. These resilient graduates who are members of Generation Z (the generation born from 1997 to 2010) overcame so many challenges over the past couple of years. They have pioneered monumental changes in society. Thus, I began […]
Which Colleges are “Getting Reopening Right” and Why?
The college community is three weeks into fall semester 2020 and the pandemic performance results thus far range from alarming to somewhat comforting… for those fortunate few. My college kids (and students in my research circles) are back on campus. Almost every day we exchange stories about their life under the pandemic, a strange new […]
How to Survive Learning Remotely at CoronaCollegeOnline
Days away from the hoped-for fall semester, college students and their parents remain trapped in a conundrum that’s been brewing all summer. While some bravely move into dorm rooms, others are ditching loaded Bed Bath and Beyond carts after abrupt announcements that their school has rolled back plans for in-person education. Coronavirus cases among college […]
“A Day in the Life at Corona College, Fall 2020”
In less than six weeks, as many as two-thirds of the country’s college students may physically return to campus. Truly, no one knows what to expect for these very “social” creatures. Just this week, the Ivy League schools and many other colleges announced fall “plans” containing scenarios for which no student (or parent) can realistically […]