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Incoming freshmen and transfer students who enroll in the fall 2020 semester at Fontbonne University will be able to take up to two courses (six credits) for free online this summer. Courses include: Special Topics: Drive-In Literature: Heroes, Villains, & Special Effects U.S. and Missouri Constitutions Human Sexuality Art Appreciation Essential Concepts for Health and...
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Projects by fashion merchandising students feature two refashioned t-shirts
When Fontbonne moved classes online in March, faculty quickly adapted to the new distance learning environment. Previous assignments were reimagined for an online context as instructors got creative with their syllabi. Teaching (and Learning) from Home Tony Borchardt, an instructor in the Fine Arts department, found himself faced with the challenge of teaching ceramics students...
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Fontbonne University has announced a new summer program to equip K-12 educators with the technological resources they need to succeed in online teaching. The course, titled “Keep Teaching Using Technology,” allows educators to earn a professional development certificate or three graduate-level college credits* upon completion. Professional Development Certificate Track Graduate Credit Track Dates: June 15...
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Online classes were becoming increasingly common even before the COVID-19 crisis. As the pandemic disrupted systems across the world, however, educational institutions found themselves transitioning to a fully virtual space in a matter of weeks — or, in some cases, days. Fontbonne tackled this transition alongside many other universities this spring, and it did so...
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Q: What is the CARES Act/Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund provided by the federal government? A: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and signed into law to provide economic relief from COVID-19. The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund is a section of the CARES Act that provides funding...
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When senior Kayley Cunningham graduates from Fontbonne University this May, she will receive more than just a diploma. She will also become the first Fontbonne student to earn a Peace Corps Prep Certificate of Completion. Cunningham, who is majoring in general studies with a health emphasis, entered Fontbonne’s Peace Corps Prep Program when Corinne Mason...
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Online courses give you a lot of freedom as a student, and that freedom comes with unique benefits and challenges. The content may be exactly the same as an in-person class, but you’re engaging with it in a new way — and with new tools. If you’re struggling to adapt to the current online learning...
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As the world continues to grapple with the new realities of the coronavirus outbreak, we wanted to know how members of the Fontbonne community were being affected. To find out, we recently connected with a few alumni who were kind enough to share their stories of perseverance, service, and growth. Read what they have to...
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College seniors are facing a difficult job market due to COVID-19. Many companies have announced hiring freezes and are even laying off current employees. Although the employment climate is uncertain, there are many ways students can set themselves up for a successful job search. Davis Moore, Fontbonne University’s Director of Career Development, appeared on Fox...
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Every year, tens of thousands of Americans get sick from diseases passed between animals and people, according to the Centers for Disease Control. As human and animal populations continue to coexist in ever closer settings, understanding how their lives connect to each other — and to their shared environments — is critical. One Health is...
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