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Students petition for the return of pass/fail grading accommodations

University students have expressed a need for the return of pass/fail grading accomodations for the Fall 2020 semester. The change.org petition has accumulated over 1,900 signatures and has been shared multiple times via Twitter.
November 16, 2020

1,900 and counting, students are petitioning for the university to provide the option of a pass/fail grading accommodation. After the university permitted these accommodations for the Spring 2020 semester,...

Commencement alterations impact spring, summer and fall graduates

Fall 2019 winter commencement marked the first time the university split commencement into two ceremonies. For Fall 2020 winter commencement, not only will the ceremonies occur over two days, but they will be split into four separate ceremonies. This semester’s commencement will honor Spring, Summer and Fall 2020 graduates.
November 2, 2020

After having neither a Spring or Summer 2020 commencement ceremony, the university has developed plans to honor those graduates through an in-person winter ceremony at Strawberry Stadium in December, along...

Orientation leaders adapt to unique circumstances

2020 Orientation Leaders had to adjust to the university’s first virtually-formatted orientation. The team sill managed to fulfill the vision of connecting students to campus.
October 9, 2020

The 2020 Orientation Leader Team underwent a one-of-a-kind orientation experience this summer. In March, the university transitioned to remote learning and operations. In April, the Office of Admissions...

Chinese 101 to be offered in the 2020 fall semester

Chinese 101 is now available for students to take in the fall 2020 semester.  This will be the first time the course is offered.  Additional courses Chinese 102 and Chinese 314 will also be available in the future.
April 30, 2020

During the upcoming fall semester, the university will offer Elementary Mandarin Chinese 101 for the first time. Chinese 101 is the first of two sequential courses that are designed to provide an overall...

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