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Office Space

Hey Broncos, we hope you’re finding your rhythm in this new learning environment. Share a photo of your virtual learning setup and tell us what makes it work for you, whether it’s your new co-workers or your creative arrangement. Email us at news@cpp.edu.…
Hooman Kasraei, Dr. Paul Nissenson and Robert Freeman on a zoom call.

Engineering Adaptations

 The College of Engineering has adapted its operation in two creative ways. One professor is working with his students to research production of ventilators to combat a potential shortage in hospitals while another professor put his typical engineering podcast topics…
Screenshot of Admin Affairs group

We’re Still Here

The Divison of Student Affairs has created an easy-to-navigate website where people can discover how its departments are supporting and engaging students in the virtual environment. On the site, find a remote contact list, health and wellbeing advice, links to…
Laurie Starkey

Chemistry Professor Makes Blackboard User-Friendly for Students

Laurie Starkey, chemistry professor and 2013 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, doesn’t typically use Blackboard for her courses. She prefers to use a website that’s open to any student to share her organic chemistry learning resources. But with the COVID-19 crisis, she adopted Blackboard to allow her students to turn in assignments,…

CPP Podcast Roundup 

Looking to add to your podcast library? CPP produces a variety of podcasts that range from deep dives into engineering to an inside look at the student-run newspaper on campus, The Poly Post, to discussion of the evolution of education.…

No Plane Ticket Required 

This spring break, you don’t need to leave the house to take in the sights. Check out TravelZoo’s list 20 Amazing Places You Can Visit Without Leaving Home. You can walk through the Louvre, watch live animal cams from the…

5 Easy Steps to Wash Your Hands 

Dr. Timothy Moody, lead physician of Student Health & Wellness Services talks about hand hygiene and how to wash your hands like a pro. The Student Health Center remains open on campus for scheduled appointments (no walk-ins) and other wellness…

Watch out for Zoombombing 

Yes, Zoombombing is now part of our collective lexicon. We’ve heard reports of cyber hackers and internet trolls interrupting online instruction and meetings, including some online classes at USC. Setting up a meeting password is one way to guard against…

Join the Team 

Microsoft Teams, the communication and collaboration app, is gaining popularity around the world.  The company reported having 44 million active daily users last week, up from about 20 million just a few months earlier. If you need a crash course…