July 7: COVID19 Update for Employees

July 7: COVID19 Update for Employees

Tue Jul 7, 2020 at 12:00 AM

COLLEGE UPDATE SESSIONS ON JULY 9

Please join Dr. Valek for one of her two college update sessions via Zoom this week! During her sessions, Dr. Valek will be addressing many key points as the college continues in altered operations and will provide updates on fall planning. She will also be taking questions in the chat at the end of the session and is looking forward to interacting with everyone online.

Sessions scheduled for Thursday, July 9:

10:30 a.m.
https://zoom.us/j/94959615816?pwd=NTd5Rkg3WVhVaXN5aGdzRjBWQWNpUT09

Meeting ID: 949 5961 5816

Dial in by Telephone: (346) 248-7799

Meeting ID: 949 5961 5816

2:30 p.m.
https://zoom.us/j/91366941569?pwd=YzhJVTZwUXVQRWp6c0Z3c3RjY0l1Zz09

Meeting ID: 913 6694 1569

Dial in by Telephone: (346) 248-7799

Meeting ID: 913 6694 1569

OFFICE 365 TRAINING OFFERED BY EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The EDC will be offering the following training during the month of July for EGC's:

Office 365 - Delve

Office 365, a strong collaborative tool, helps us manage our files and documents and easily access information.  Learn the many Delve features such as grouping and sharing documents and the features of your personal profile page.  Delve allows users to share videos, PDF, PowerPoint, Excel, or Word documents & work on them simultaneously in real-time.

Office 365 - Teams

Microsoft Teams allows you to communicate and collaborate with your team members. TEAMS provides a mutual workspace for professionals where you can access, share and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time and in a centralized location.​

​The training will be available from July 8, 2020 thru July 22, 2020.

Sign up via https://form.jotform.com/BCEDC/Spring2020-registration-form​.

Additional information, including the syllabus for each course is available at: https://brazosport.edu/faculty-and-staff/employee-services/employee-development-center/Professional-Development/training-and-development-schedule.html

WORKSHOP WEEK - REQUEST FOR PRESENTERS

The EDC is looking for volunteers to present during the Fall 2020 Workshop Week, which will occur the week of August 17-20.  The details for Fall 2020 Convocation Week are currently being developed. During your preparations, please ensure that presentations are able to be delivered in person AND virtually. The EDC will provide an update with additional information as it is received.

Please sign up at https://form.jotform.com/BCEDC/fall-2020-convocation-request-for-p

BC LIBRARY CURBSIDE SERVICE

The BC Library will be offering curbside checkout beginning June 1 for students who are enrolled in summer courses. Items can be requested by searching the Library Catalog (https://bra.ipac.sirsidynix.net/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=) and selecting the Request Item/Copy button. Log in with your BC ID number. Please leave a telephone number in the Comment box so that we can ensure we have a valid phone number in order to contact you.

At this time, curbside checkout will be held on Mondays from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Library staff will call you when your item(s) are ready to be picked up.

During curbside checkout hours, please pull into the main BC entrance and drive up to the circle drive near the flagpoles and park. Call 979-230-3310 and inform a BC Library staff member that you have arrived. Items can be returned to the library book drop located at the G wing entrance in front of the main building.

REGISTER FOR FALL 2020 COURSES

After careful consideration, and with guidance from the Center for Disease Control and the Texas Department of State Health Services, Brazosport College will be offering a variety of course formats for Fall 2020.

Fall courses will be delivered in one of the following formats:

  1. Face-to-Face: Traditional on-campus courses with social distancing and other safety precautions in place.
  2. Blended: Courses with both on-campus and online instruction.
  3. Scheduled Live Online: Online courses with scheduled live interaction with instructors. Student will log-in at their designated class time.
  4. Online: Online courses without scheduled live interaction with instructors.

If students have questions about their fall BC courses, want to make a change, or want to talk to someone they may email ecounselor@brazosport.edu. E-counselor services are available from Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays.

The $40 online course fee will not be charged for Summer II and Fall classes, but please note that all other course fees still apply.

If you need assistance paying for classes, contact BC’s Financial Aid Department by email at finaid@brazosport.edu.

Dual Credit students needing registration assistance can email dualcredit@brazosport.edu or call 979.230.3633 to speak with a dual credit counselor. More information can be found at on the dual credit page.

MyBC access issues? You will need your 6 digit PIN to reset your password at password.brazosport.edu or helpdesk@brazosport.edu or 979.230.3266

GATOR MART DRIVE-THRU DISTRIBUTION TIME 

All BC students who are currently enrolled or who have been enrolled in the past year are eligible for food from Gator Mart. The Gator Mart drive-thru food distribution is on Wednesdays from 3 – 5 p.m.

  • Please bring your student ID card and Houston Food Bank card (if available).
  • Distribution will take place in the overhang area of the Sadler Health Sciences Building.
  • To protect the safety of all food recipients and staff, the following guidelines set forth by the CDC and the Houston Food Bank will be followed:
    • Drive under the Sadler Health Sciences Building overhang and stop next to a table placed in that area.
    • Pre-packed boxes and bags of groceries will be on the table.
    • Exit your car, open your trunk, and load the groceries into your trunk. Be careful not to touch the table; just touch the boxes and bags of groceries. If you accidentally touch the table, alert one of the staff and they will clean the table after you leave.
    • All staff and food recipients will maintain a six-foot distance at all times.

We are eager to serve you. Please contact us directly for further information:

COVID-19 CONTACT/EXPOSURE REPORT FORM

For individuals needing to notify Brazosport College of COVID-19 incidents involving students, faculty, or staff, or to self-identify as affected by COVID-19 please visit https://brazosport.edu/coronavirus/report/

THE CLARION’S SUMMER CHILDREN’S SERIES

The Clarion at Brazosport College’s popular Summer Children’s Series continues this week with its online, special one-time-only performances.

This season’s lineup of summer show includes:

  • SCIENCE TELLERS: “DRAGONS: RETURN OF THE ICE SORCERESS”: Wed., July 8 at 10 a.m.
  • TOM’S FUN BAND – Wed., July 15 — 10 a.m.

The Summer Children’s Series will be streamed for free exclusively on the Clarion’s website, YouTube channel and Facebook page. Each performance will feature a show at its scheduled day and time, and the Clarion will not be open for in-person audiences. All shows are appropriate for children ages 4 to 12.

For more information about this season’s virtual Summer Children’s Series, visit www.brazosport.edu/clarion or call (979) 230-3156.

EDC VIRTUAL “COFFEE WITH COLLEAGUES” THIS THURSDAY

Join the EDC for a virtual “Coffee with Colleagues” via Zoom. This is a great opportunity to stay connected with campus as we’re all working remotely.

The meetings will begin at 9 a.m.

  • July 9
  • July 16
  • July 23
  • July 30

Meeting information

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

Weekly: https://zoom.us/meeting/tJMud-6qrTsqGNTKZd_NtDCcTs6nXeDPPT3I/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCvrTstGNeVsBuHRowEA4igKOrztmJfjY1ptyXhPA5HRiD1AvEUPIp6NOjg

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https://zoom.us/j/97307230020?pwd=MVBFQjN4SW5XMVc0NnNZeksxQXZWUT09

Meeting ID: 973 0723 0020

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