During this time of unprecedented crisis, everyone around the world is undergoing a drastic change in the relationships they hold with their families, themselves, and the environment.
Walking into this semester of college, I had no idea what to expect. However, I can safely say I never saw COVID-19 taking over my second semester of my freshman year.
On March 5, while in Bachelor of Computer and Information Science (BCIS) class, rumors spread between peers about not returning to class after spring break because of something called Covid-19 also known as the Coronavirus.
My first thought was “Oh, it is just a virus that will go away. It will not end up being severe.” How funny that thought was as my entire world has flipped upside down due to this pandemic.
Although I have not been stricken with the virus myself, I initially found myself living in fear, confusion, and isolation.
The Austin Community College familia hosted its first internal professional development workshop.
When Covid-19 caused the schools to close and the stay-at-home order act was issued, Luz Rodriguez was worried for her four daughters that go to school.
This past week, I was finally done for the semester. I felt a huge weight that lifted off of my shoulders
Mona Aldana-Ramirez, CTN Ascender Program Director and Director of Student Success for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Excellence at San Antonio College, has received national recognition by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE).
COVID-19 had affected me personally as my father was quarantined, my grandma had anxiety attacks and two of my out-of-state colleagues have passed.