MSJC Foundation contributes computers, funds to help students amid crisis

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The Mt. San Jacinto College Foundation has provided funding for computers and other essentials during the COVID-19 pandemic to help some of the college’s students who are most in need. Valley News/Mt. San Jacinto College photo
SAN JACINTO – The Mt. San Jacinto College Foundation provided funding for computers and other essentials during the COVID-19 pandemic to help some of the college’s students who are most in need. The college, which shut down campuses March 16, following an order issued by Riverside County Public Health calling for school closures throughout the county to reduce the spread of the virus, transitioned 99% of its classes online. MSJC reopened as an online college, April 6. During its three-week closure, which included a regularly scheduled spring break, the college took a strategic approach to ensure its highest-need students could take online classes. It used a survey to identify the needs of its students. The MSJC Foundation purchased 200 Chromebook laptops that will benefit thos
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