In this excerpt from a plenary session at the Gardner Institute’s Virtual Gateway Course Experience Conference on April 23, 2020, Isis Artze-Vega describes some easy, and some not-so-easy, ways faculty and staff can make students feel welcomed and cared for.

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Suggested citation:
Center for Engaged Learning. (2020, November 19). Isis Artze-Vega on genuine welcome and deep care. Retrieved from