Weekly COVID-19 Update - May 21, 2020

Published Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 5:31pm

Employee Update

May 21, 2020

The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation works to improve lives through education. Learn how you can support our community during these unprecedented times by donating to students in need.

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Updates from our System

Governing Board Meeting

All members of the Maricopa community are welcome to call-in and listen to the May 26 Governing Board meeting beginning at 6:30 pm.

Dial in: +1-408-418-9388
Meeting Access Code: 266 907 902 # #

View the May 19 Agenda Review here >

Webex Breakout Sessions

Learn how to facilitate small group work both within and outside of the classroom through an upcoming Webex training session.

Breakout Groups in Webex Teams and Webex Training

View the full event calendar here >


Financial Wellness

This week’s #YouMatter article focuses on developing strong financial health habits. Learn how to create a successful long-term plan and how you can support friends and family affected by COVID-19.

Read the article on Financial Wellness here >

Read the message on our Wellness Maricopa Initiative here >

A Moment of Positivity

Collectively, we are always looking for ways to keep our community together. No matter what you are feeling, here’s to hoping these short quotes of inspiration from our colleagues help brighten your day.

Glenda Lambert

GateWay Community College

“Peace starts with ME!”

Wayne Bruno

Glendale Community College

"The future ain't what it used to be." - Yogi Berra

Elena Ballesteros

Rio Salado College

"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." - Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Hannah Lee

Glendale Community College

"Fear is the spice that makes it interesting to go ahead." - Daniel Boone

Dee Dee Tapson

District Office

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” - Albert Einstein

Tammy Day

Chandler-Gilbert Community College

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have words of encouragement or an inspirational quote you’d like to share? Send them to us here.

Local and National Resources

Arizona Department of Health Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maricopa County Public Health

Arizona Together