Tag: virtual

In Wi-Fi ‘Dead Zones,’ Rural Students Can’t Log On to Virtual School

Shekinah and Orlandria Lennon were sitting at their kitchen table this fall, taking online classes, when video of their teachers and fellow students suddenly froze on their laptop screens. The wireless antenna on the roof had stopped working, and it could not be fixed.

Desperate for a solution, their mother called five broadband companies, trying to get connections for their home in Orrum, N.C., a rural community of fewer than 100 people with no grocery store or traffic lights.

All the companies gave the same answer: Service is not available in your area.

The response is the same across broad

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College to host virtual Engineering and Technology Career Fair

The Office of Career Development and Corporate Relations (CDCR) in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering will host a virtual Engineering and Technology Career Fair on Wednesday and Thursday, September 16 and 17. Students will have the opportunity to meet with a wide range of employers through an intuitive, user-friendly online interface.

“This is a great opportunity for students to get to know the current job market,” said Apryl Mullins, CDCR’s assistant director of corporate relations. “Despite the pandemic and alternate work arrangements, employers are still looking for qualified students to fill co-op, intern and full-time positions, so we encourage

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College technology leaders bracing for virtual fall semester

Western Technical College and UW-La Crosse officials say they are in a better place for online learning
School It Preps For Year

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – The status quo of education is gone and the fall semester will look brand new for students. Two local colleges are getting set for classes that will move online.

Education leaders have to throughout everything they know about back to school. The fall semester will force everyone to adapt.

Western Technical College information technology director Joan Pierce is already

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