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Education

Tri-C Offers Security in Unsure Times In a time of uncertainty,

In a matter of several weeks, Tri-C went from 2,540 courses in its Blackboard Learn, the College’s online learning delivery system, to more than 4,900.

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Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) offers something you can bank on: courses that meet you where you are and certificates and degrees that will lay the foundation for your success. Since March of last year, Tri-C, a national leader in online education, has successfully moved the bulk of its coursework to remote learning. That means you can keep yourself safe and maintain social distancing while pursuing your certificate or degree, and in many cases, you can do it according to your own schedule. Tri-C, like just about all colleges, has offered online courses as a matter of convenience for students. But before March, those courses accounted for only 15 percent of the College’s overall course schedule. “We had to move quickly,” said Thomas Kemp, executive director of the College’s Online Learning and Academic

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Technology department. The transition was successful. In a matter of several weeks, Tri-C went from 2,540 courses in its Blackboard Learn, the College’s online learning delivery system, to more than 4,900. The College has created virtual tutoring space and offers nearly all student-support services online. Tri-C has also helped students secure tuition and laptops while distributing CARES Act funds to students in need. Located in Parma, Ohio, Tri-C’s Western Campus opened in 1966. The campus has oversight of the Brunswick University Center and serves southern Cuyahoga and Medina county residents. Western Campus recently opened a new, state-of-the-art STEM center and expanded both its KeyBank Public Safety Training Center and Advanced Automotive Technology Center. To register for classes or for more information, visit www.tri-c.edu/western.


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