Here is a summary of the news you might have missed last week:
Instagram offers tools to manage anxiety and grief
Upon the World Suicide Prevention Day celebrated in September, Instagram added guides, located in the search bar, to deal with anxiety and grief during the pandemic.
The option allows organizations that deal with the emotional well-being of users and authorized creators to provide recommendations, advice, and other content for the management of anxiety and grief during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students arrive at the Trujillo Alto center with free internet
After two days without visits, students finally arrived at the Rubén Zayas Montañez Coliseum in Trujillo Alto to take advantage of the technological help the town is providing.
The initiative called “Trujillo Conecta” offers students, teachers, and professionals internet access and other technological equipment in a clean and safe environment following the protocols amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
RUM opens study areas with internet access
The Mayaguez campus enabled the terraces of the “Centro de Estudiantes” with internet access to help students with technological necessity. To participate, you must reserve your space through a form or call 787-832-4040, ext. 6226.
The dean of students, Jonathan Muñoz Barreto, shared the COVID-19 guidelines they will follow for everyone’s safety. Some of the protocols are to allow one student per table and to limit the use of the space to only 2 hours and 30 minutes per person.
The services will be available from Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
UPR campuses of Cayey, Carolina, and Aguadilla receives millions in grant money
The Department of Education of the United States granted more than 8 million dollars in funds to the UPR Cayey, Carolina, and Aguadilla campuses.
The money will be used over a curse of five years to develop innovation and technology centers; and student counseling and support programs.