Voices from the Field: Episode #5
Leaning In to Level Up
Dr. Doreen Larson, president of Edison State Community College in Piqua, Ohio, discusses the ways her team used the power of advance planning to take control and thrive during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn about their online initiative, expansion of technology in a rural community, and how they’re growing enrollment in an uncertain time.
Coffee Chat: Maker Movement
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Published 2020Recorded May 13.
Amid the pandemic, makers on campuses across the world have pitched in by crafting 3-D printed face shields, ventilator components, and other life-saving innovations. The value of the maker movement is apparent; but how do we adjust maker spaces to a quarantined, social-distancing world? SCUP members Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham and Heather Taylor moderated this discussion.
Coffee Chat: Scenario Planning
Published 2020Recorded April 24.
Jim Downey, VP for planning and institutional effectiveness at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and Chris McCord, acting executive VP and provost, Northern Illinois University, moderated this Coffee Chat on Scenario Planning.
Connecting the SCUP Community – COVID-19
Published March 24, 2020
The word “pandemic” changed everything causing significant disruption in our day-to-day living and expectations. In this unprecedented time, it is even more important than ever that we keep our connections alive as we support one another and help higher education develop the solutions that will ensure our students and institutions continue to thrive.
As part of the SCUP community, there are a number of virtual tools at your disposal to use to stay connected.
Ways to Connect With SCUP Peers During COVID
Published March 13, 2020
We are a community where planning comes together, and I know that our professional work and connections create relationships that transcend the plan. We have heard many of you are leading crisis management activities on campuses. Then there are the thousands of you supporting the institutions, having tough conversations in an effort to partner on what’s next. It’s remarkable to see how a crisis activates the best of humanity and reminds us of the power of the SCUP community.
Crisis brings questions and the need to connect with a supportive community. We have two tools at your disposal to connect with SCUP members.