Tag: Remote

Cuomo Says Colleges With Outbreaks May Have to Go Remote

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said colleges with more than 100 Covid-19 cases may have to switch to remote learning.

The state health department is issuing regulations to require colleges to notify the state when they have 100 cases in two weeks. Seven, including Cornell and Hofstra, have seen outbreaks, Cuomo said at a virus press briefing. Cuomo said that if primary and secondary schools see a cluster, the state also will step in.

This weekend there was a large gathering of New York University students in Washington Square Park in Manhattan, Cuomo said, adding that city enforcement officials and

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The best laptops for college students and remote learning in 2020

With the new semester fast approaching, students are not only meeting the usual set of challenges: finding their way around campus, meeting new people, and getting stuck in with their courses — they must also do all of this in the middle of a pandemic. 

Hardcover books, photocopies, handwritten assignments, and full on-campus courses are now being replaced with e-books, distance learning platforms, classes on Zoom, and collaboration over mobile apps — increasing reliance on laptops, smartphones, and tablets to work successfully both on campus and at home.  

A back to school laptop now needs to go beyond what we

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Rackspace Technology Makes Remote Learning a Reality for Humber College Nasdaq:RXT

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rackspace TechnologyTM (NASDAQ: RXT) today announced its support for Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning in its strategic shift to digital infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic as the institution looks to enable the best possible future for its students.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound impacts on secondary education and stay-at-home orders have forced institutions to reconsider their learning environments both now and in the future. To support its students and staff in the transition to remote education, Humber enlisted Onica, a Rackspace Technology company, to fast-track simplified deployment

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