Following a Pitzer Student Senate resolution, Pitzer College faculty voted to modify the college’s fall 2020 pass/no credit grading policy.
Pitzer Student Senate passed a resolution Nov. 1 endorsing a proposed opt-in pass/no credit grading policy for the fall 2020 semester, citing potential inequalities in students’ online learning environments.
CGU instruction will remain majority online in the spring semester, the school announced in an email to students Wednesday.
Harvey Mudd College will announce by Jan. 11 whether students will be allowed back on campus, according to an email to students Tuesday. The college also released guidelines for students, faculty and staff to follow if they are permitted to return.
The shortened semester has students struggling to keep up, especially without the usual fall break. This year 5C students will go straight into finals week immediately following the Thanksgiving holiday.
Displaced from the 5Cs due to the pandemic, international students adopt unnatural sleep schedules in order to remain engaged in classes.
After Greek schools shut down just days after reopening, Leah Voudouri PO ’24 contends that COVID-19 finds schools ill-prepared to reopen.
First-year Emma Mansour SC ’24 argues that an online semester lacking the complete on-campus college experience is not worth full tuition.
As learning goes virtual, professors and coaches are thinking outside the box and outside their typical syllabi.