With the closure of university buildings due to COVID-19, dissertation defenses are moving online in order to keep students on track to complete their studies. So far, 13 doctoral students in the School of Education have defended their dissertations online.
Kelly Crace, William & Mary’s associate vice president for health & wellness, talks about ways people can cope and take care of themselves during this time of heightened stress.
As William & Mary students and faculty prepare to move temporarily to remote learning, the newly-established Studio for Teaching & Learning Innovation has set up a support system to assist faculty.
Rebecca Sheffield, the faculty director of the New Horizons Family Counseling Center, and two of her student mentees won awards for their leadership at school and in their clinical work.
Sociology Professor Jennifer Bickham Mendez and Katherine Barko-Alva, assistant professor of English as a second language/bilingual education, continue to find ways to work together and help each other across disciplines.
The Novice Teacher Academy, a new initiative of William & Mary's School-University Resource Network (SURN), is a year-long professional development experience designed to support new teachers and keep them in the teaching profession.