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Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information - CAMPUS CLOSED: Summer 2020 in-person and hybrid courses have been moved online. Online/distance classes are continuing as scheduled. Students should log in to Canvas to access their courses. Students are encouraged to contact their instructors for additional information.
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How to Pledge

The Pledge enrollment is simple.

You do:

  1. Visit a designated enrollment area (President's office front desk, Mariposa Hall faculty office area.)
  2. Sign your name to the pledge roster.

You get:

  • Pledge card with 3 attached Report cards.
  • Pledge pen.

You connect:

  1. Remove the Report Cards along the perforated edges.
  2. Sign your Pledge card.
  3. Display your Pledge card at your work area.
  4. When you make an intentional connection, use a report card to document what happened.
  5. Drop your completed Report Card in a designated iConnect drop box (locations include - President's office, SWSC, Mariposa Hall, Komatke Hall, CTL.)

That's it!

Use the Pledge to connect with your colleagues:

  • If you see a Pledge card displayed, use the Pledge as an opportunity to start a conversation.
  • If you notice a colleague with a Pledge card, ask about their connections.

Need more reasons to connect or looking for ways to connect?

  • Click "Reasons to Connect" for the intangible benefits of the pledge.
  • Click "Making Connections" for suggestions about how to connect.

Connecting with other people is a common occurrence in our daily lives. When we extend our reach beyond our comfort zone, important things happen:

  • When connections are made, people believe they can be successful. Personal connections help contribute to an individual's sense of self-worth and confidence in their abilities.
  • When a person feels valued, she/he becomes more satisfied with college and work experiences. Increased satisfaction leads to greater personal and institutional success.
  • Initiating meaningful relationships fosters a culture of learning, caring and accomplishment. These experiences can help contribute to personal growth.
  • Developing relationships impacts your sphere of influence; people will engage with you if you start engaging with them. Friendships often begin with a simple "hello".
  • Everyone contributes to the environment. Creating and cultivating any type of community depends upon personal engagement. Each of us has the ability to make a difference.
  • Quality interaction contributes to better mental health. Giving and receiving feedback from others helps us feel better about what we are doing. It is human nature to want to be acknowledged.