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Poole College Memos

Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Communications

Good Afternoon Colleagues, I hope everyone had a successful first day of virtual teaching and learning. Thank you to everyone for working together to make this new reality as smooth as possible for our students. I appreciate those of you who joined our faculty/staff check-in yesterday. I found the time together to be productive and… 

Mar 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Poole College Operations

Dear Colleagues, We have received many questions about the changes in operations at the university and college. Below is some clarifying information as we manage through this time. Please know the updates are fluid and we will continue to update information as needed. We appreciate everyone’s flexibility and understanding. We are open and operational. We… 

Mar 18, 2020

COVID-19 Update: March 18, 2020

Good Afternoon Colleagues, Thank you to everyone for your continued work to ease the impact of the changes to Poole College as a result of the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation. It has been refreshing to see so many of you thinking differently and creatively to make these changes manageable. I can see the ‘think and… 

Mar 12, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Poole College Event Cancellations

Good Afternoon, As a result of the recent decisions from the university about COVID-19, Poole College has chosen to cancel all events through the end of April. This includes events with attendance over 100 people such as the Innovative Showcase. Some events such as the Innovative Women’s Conference have been moved online.  We are encouraging… 

Mar 12, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Working Remotely

Good Afternoon, Yesterday the university issued new directives for COVID-19 which includes information on remote working options for faculty and staff. Poole College is working in collaboration with the university, to make sure that we have all of the resources in place to ensure that our faculty, staff and students can successfully complete their work… 

Mar 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Faculty Online Course Delivery

Dear Faculty, Today the university announced that it will be moving to online course delivery for the remainder of the semester.  In addition spring break is extended until March 23rd. Poole College will be working closely with the university to ensure this transition is as smooth as possible for our community. I encourage everyone to… 

Mar 10, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Optional Remote Work Simulation

Good afternoon colleagues,  As a result of the recent updates with the coronavirus (COVID-19) I am asking that all Poole College faculty/staff participate in an optional remote work simulation on Wednesday, March 11th. We are engaging in this simulation to prepare for the potential need to do so in the future if directed by the… 

Mar 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update

Dear Colleagues, As many of you know the university has been closely monitoring the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). University leaders are following advice and directives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As of today there have been no identified cases on the campus. Poole College is working closely with the…