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Tutoring Center Makes the Shift to Remote Learning

Dyson Francis, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

With the campus shifting to remote learning, the Tutoring Center has also made the move, offering its services online and students can enroll through Canvas or the CRC website. “It doesn’t cost anything,” said Tutoring Center Coordinator Ryana Fisher. “There’s no grade. There’s no hours you need to complete. You...

Campus hosts virtual transfer week

More information on what is going on this week for Virtual Transfer Week.

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

Virtual Transfer Week at Cosumnes River College kicks off this week and continues through Thursday, and...

As we adapt to being online for the fall 2020 semester, the Los Rios Community College District announced that the spring 2021 semester will also be online.

Los Rios announces fully online 2021 spring semester

September 21, 2020

The Los Rios Community College District announced the spring 2021 semester will be fully online to accommodate...

Hawk Cares Program provides online resources during campus closures

Adam Camarena, Connection Staff

September 16, 2020

With the closure of the campus for the fall semester, the Hawk Cares Program is continuing to find ways to adapt to remote operations and provide students with much-needed resources. Hawk Cares helps students with issues ranging from food insecurity to homelessness. Due to the coronavirus preventing Hawk Cares from running...

Campus clubs adapt to distance learning

Miguel Polanco Barrios, Connection Staff

September 16, 2020

Despite Cosumnes River College offering classes remotely this term, campus clubs continue to recruit and find new ways to navigate through the new normal. Clubs this fall semester have had to adapt to distance-learning by meeting over zoom and using social media as a primary tool for recruitment. “Our recruitment period...

Los Rios district strives to help students with medical and mental health amid trying times

Sherlyn Garcia, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

The Los Rios District has partnered with Campus.Health by TimelyMD to provide free, around-the-clock care for students with medical or mental health concerns via a web-enabled device, according to the Los Rios Community College District. This resource is accessible to all students that are a part of the Los Rios Health Services...

Online learning resources available for fall semester

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

As a result of classes this fall semester continuing to be online due to COVID-19, the Los Rios District will continue to provide different resources for students to use while at home. During the sudden transition to online classes in the spring 2020 semester, the district was able to provide resources such as high-speed internet,...

Campus launches initiative to address structural racism

“We Won’t Fall” Campaign poster and the 13 goals.

Chris Woodard, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

Cosumnes River College leadership has begun an “urgent and immediate plan to address structural racism...

Courses for medical fields offered on campus, adapt to new procedures

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Although most courses are remote this semester due to COVID-19, the Emergency Medical Technology and Medical Assisting programs will both offer on-campus classes this fall, with many changes and procedures to follow, said Public Information Officer Kristie West. Emergency Medical Programs Director Matthew McHugh said there...

With the fall semester being fully online, professors and students will be utilizing both Canvas and Zoom. Over the summer, some professors had to familiarize themselves with both platforms.

Instructors prepared for fully online semester

August 26, 2020

For many instructors at Cosumnes River College, the prospect of taking a traditional face-to-face class...

CRC professor offers Screenwriting course in the upcoming Fall semester

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

On May 11, Los Rios sent out a notice making the official decision to move to a fully online fall schedule. As Cosumnes River College and Los Rios students start searching for classes for the upcoming fall semester, a class to consider will be “Basic Screenwriting,” also known as FMS 310. Mark Steensland, an adjunct film and media s...

Online workshop held to help students apply for food assistance

Robert Rincon, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

Assistant Manager of Calfresh Outreach Erika Ledbetter, held an online virtual meeting on May 6 showing Cosumnes River College students how to apply for CalFresh (EBT) benefits. Along with answering questions towards the end of the meeting. CalFresh, formerly known as food stamps provides monthly allotments for food purchases to...

Eleven students, including Nicholas Radke and Tim Dimal, received awards for their work. Their photos were chosen for an exhibition entitled

Students photographs are chosen for an exhibit at Crocker Art

May 12, 2020

A select amount of photography students at Cosumnes River College had their work displayed at the Cro...

Los Rios students speak out on mental health during closure

Los Rios students speak out on mental health during closure

May 5, 2020

As we try to make it through a global pandemic, we should ask each other, “How are you feeling?” Not ...

Child Development Center receives highest level ranking for quality

Robert Rincon, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

The Cosumnes River College (CRC) Child Development Center (CDC) provides high-quality care service and development experiences for children ages three through 11 years while their parents are attending college classes or working. The Child Development Center is a program that is state-funded by California’s Department ...

Due to the pandemic, face-to-face classes have been suspended. Communication classes are now working remotely from home and use Zoom to continue their work. Zoom is used to give live presentations to continue the public speaking assignments.

Communications classes adapting to remote-operations

April 28, 2020

Students at Cosumnes River College have been studying remotely for over a month now as the campus suspe...

Students are offered the option of excused withdrawals and more

Alejandro Barron, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

With the transition to online classes, the Los Rios Community College District has decided to partially-refund student fees, give students the option of excused withdrawals from classes and offer students a pass/no grading option for all their classes.   Associate Vice Chancellor Gabe Ross said he understands that this is a difficult...

Workout at home during a quarantine

Workout at home during a quarantine

April 27, 2020

One of the obstacles facing a society without limited resources is finding ways to stay physically fit wit...

What to know about upcoming online summer semester

What to know about upcoming online summer semester

April 21, 2020

As we have transitioned to online coursework for the remainder of the spring semester, the Los Rios d...

Student government prepares for Spring 2020 elections

Robert Rincon, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The Associated Students of Cosumnes River College (ASCRC) also known as the student government of the college, comprises two leadership teams which are Student Senate (SS) and the Clubs and Events Board (CAEB). ASCRC senators and elected officials serve as the voices of the CRC student body. ASCRC adviser Oscar Mendoza hos...

Faculty get creative with online lectures from home

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

While the Los Rios Community College District remains closed and coursework has transitioned to fully remote, Cosumnes River College faculty continue to institute a curriculum that enriches their students.  From YouTube clips made from home to innovative lectures created via the Canvas Website, CRC professors are providing ...

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