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Community Services

The Gift of a Pandemic Toolkit to Small Businesses

Like many things in 2020, the holiday season will be far from normal and this will have negative consequences for small businesses, particularly retailers. Here’s how a group of Local Economic Development students hope to help change that by encouraging people to “buy local”.

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Programs for 50+

Why Age Isn’t About Wisdom, It’s About Long Life Perspective

Vrenia Ivonoffski, Artistic Director of The Estelle Craig ACT II STUDIO at The Chang School, is challenging ageist views in our society and showing the power of long life perspective.

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Communication and Design

How Two Publishing Students Pivoted From In-person to Online Learning

Michelle and Josephine describe how they managed the transition from in-person to online while juggling full-time jobs and offer advice to fellow students.

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Business

The She-Covery and the Role of Women in Business and Tech

Women have been disproportionately affected economically by the COVID-19 pandemic. But when this is all over, will their voices be a part of the recovery or left silent?

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Programs for 50+

Connecting 50-Plus Adult Learners During COVID-19

How online learning has enabled Heather and Bob to connect with others in Programs for 50+ workshops during a time when we have to be apart.

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Communication and Design

Why Mentoring Is More Important Than Ever During Uncertain Times

A Chang School publishing graduate talks about how she became involved with the new Chang Career Flash Mentoring program and networking when in-person meetups aren’t possible.

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Community Services

Why Resiliency and Sustainability Are Key to Post-Pandemic Recovery

The Chang School’s local economic development experts explain why skilled economic development professionals are in demand to help municipalities and businesses with post-pandemic recovery planning.

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Business

What It Takes to Be a Privacy Professional

Anita Fineberg has practiced privacy law for more than 25 years. In this blog post, she writes about the skills needed to become a privacy professional.

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Digital Education Strategies (DES)

Five Tips to Set Yourself Up for Online Learning

Whether you’re a first-timer or an old pro, there are always some useful tips to make sure that going fully online for your education will be a success.

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Community Services

Why Emergency Management Skills Are In Demand More Than Ever

When COVID-19 hit, Kyle Klein quickly pivoted to use his emergency management skills that have changed his career path in ways he couldn’t have imagined.