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Education department reflects on the obstacles of pandemic teaching

Dr. Suzzane McCotter, the dean of the School of Education, has been at the College for almost four years. Over the past year, she has been making decisions she never thought would have to make. 

Student-run virtual fitness classes bridge isolation and workouts at the College

Before Covid-19 hit, sophomore nursing major Carly Baker looked forward to taking classes at the College’s gym nearly everyday. She has always enjoyed working out with friends, cycling for miles and running on the treadmill. Naturally, she felt terrible when Covid-19 stopped everything in its tracks. 

Virtual Slam Poetry Festival spotlights student creativity

The College’s celebration of Black History Month continued last Thursday night with The Division of Inclusive Excellence’s Slam Poetry Festival. The virtual event featured a unique form of expression that united writing and performance, and liberated student artists to accentuate words through song, gestures and dance. 

Freshmen reflect on first virtual semester at the College

On a humid August morning, incoming freshmen at the College opened their emails to find a long-awaited message from President Foster. In the midst of the pandemic, the College chose to follow a remote-only learning path, enacting strict regulations and preventing students from attending class in person.

The first week back: what to expect in the digital classroom

While students packed their bags on March 11, the Friday before spring break, College officials imagined a return to campus three weeks later.  The virus had other plans.

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