DU faculty, staff and alumni came together to create a lineup of virtual experiences, programming and resources to support the resilience of DU community during COVID-19.
When the realities of physical distancing and the economic impact of COVID-19 took hold, the University got to work in designing timely, relevant programming to serve alumni and friends while still complying with physical distancing. Out of that process came a pivot from in-person, face-to-face to virtual experiences. Featuring DU faculty, alumni and other experts, the lineup of virtual experiences the University created included programming focused on mental and physical health and wellness, career development, children and parents, working remotely and more.
To make it easy for the community to access the programming in one place, a microsite, connected.DU.edu, was launched to house all the programs, as well as other resources, such as how alumni could get in touch with the University’s Career & Professional Development team for career support. The site has also served as a gateway for supporting impacted students and for alumni business owners to connect with DU.