In The News: Office of Online Education
Nikkole Liesse is a business education strategist who works to ensure that all students have access to completing their college degree. She also supports local professionals by identifying opportunities to provide lifelong learning for today’s workforce.
In a widespread effort to limit the impact of COVID-19, higher education institutions across the United States have decided to close down their campuses and move classes entirely online. So, if you’re a college student, chances are you’ve been asked to study remotely. And perhaps it’s your first time.
The fast-skating, hard-hitting sport of roller derby was incredibly popular in the United States from the 1940s to the 1970s. The sport fell out of favor and into dormancy for several years — until a few punk-rock women in the early 2000s decided to pick it back up again.
It used to be that if we wanted to learn something, we took a class in a classroom, in a building, and with a teacher in front of the room.