Faculty Have Reimagined Their Courses

CMC professors have created an entirely new playbook this semester, developing exciting and innovative ways to transform their fall classes to meet the demands of an all-virtual academic semester. They have enhanced their teaching with technological tools and rethought their approaches to introduce creative and new coursework.

Watch: Faculty videos on course transformations.

Meet the Innovators

Faculty are revamping their syllabi, broadening their teaching, and developing projects that students can design, execute, and share remotely. From replacing calculus tests with essays to sending students lab boxes with catapult kits, faculty are reimagining their courses and offering a new level of support in fall 2020.

Class of 2024’s Shared Experience and Close Virtual Bonds

The Class of 2024 could be the “closest class” CMC has ever seen because of COVID adjustments. The class is making strong connections and looking out for one another thanks to student-led virtual sessions.

Summer Research Program Provides Valuable Mentorship

This year’s virtual program paired faculty with student researchers on a range of timely topics, including the effect of COVID on racial dynamics in the workplace and the history of Confederate monuments.

Reflections on the Pandemic, Justice, and Responsibility

CMC Trustee Douglas L. Peterson ’80 P’14 P’15 recently encouraged young people to keep their eyes wide open. Adversity and uncertainty in crisis creates opportunities to step up, he said.

CMC Alumni Find Hope, Friendship at “The Q”

Former Stags basketball players and other CMC alumni venture behind the San Quentin prison gates twice a month, squaring up against the Warriors, in a league that brings inmates and civilians together via an in-prison rehabilitation program.

Rose Institute Addresses Impact of Census 2020

Every decade, the Rose Institute hosts a conference that coincides with the U.S. census, offering valued expertise to guide local government officials grappling with changes in population data and the subsequent process and effect of redrawing district lines.

Former Olympian Named New CMS Cross Country Coach

Marina Muncan, who coached the women's distance runners at Rutgers University, is the new head coach of the CMS cross country programs. She joins us with eight years of NCAA coaching experience, and 14 years of overall coaching experience.

Give Green

In a year unlike any other, a CMC education has never been more relevant. By giving early, your gift will go to work immediately to support our students and advance our commitment to environmental and financial sustainability. Thank you for your support.


CMC In The News
New York Times

In a front-page story, Covid Tests and Quarantines: Colleges Brace for an Uncertain Fall, President Hiram Chodosh was quoted on the challenges facing U.S. colleges: “We have learned how to close safely. But the big question now is, can we open safely?”

Los Angeles Times

Claremont McKenna College was featured in a story about how campuses are preparing for a number of scenarios due to the lack of clear and timely state guidance for campus re-openings.

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