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Updates on operational changes, March 17

Updates on operational changes, March 17

Staff Reports

March 17, 2020

The university has announced that more precautions will be made to further minimize the on-campus population. Updates for March 17 are as follows: Online classes will extend through the end of the semester. It is very likely that Spring Commencement as currently scheduled will be cancelled. ...

Q&A with Dean of Students

Q&A with  Dean of Students

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2020

How will the university accommodate students who don’t have internet connection? “At the moment, we do recognize that every student won’t have a laptop or access to Wi-Fi. On campus, there will be labs open. I know Fayard will remain open, the library will remain open. There’s conversations a...

University gives updates on operational changes

University gives updates on operational changes

March 13, 2020

The university has given updates regarding the operational changes after the announcement of transitioning from face-to-face classes to remote learning. Updates for Friday, March 13 are as follows: Activities directly related to academic courses will be determined by faculty in conjunction with ac...

Face-to-face classes transitioning online beginning March 18

Face-to-face classes transitioning online beginning March 18

Staff Reports

March 12, 2020

President John L. Crain sent an email to students, faculty and staff explaining that face-to-face classes will not meet from Friday, March 13 to Tuesday, March 17. Beginning Wednesday, March 18, classes will be delivered remotely, which includes online formats. Campus operations will continue, and s...

Faculty and students weigh in on online classes

Faculty and students weigh in on online classes

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

For students who cannot attend lectures, the university provides the option of taking online classes. All coursework for these online classes are completed on the student’s own time. Homework, quizzes and tests are 100% online. Many students who take online classes do so because it makes it easier...

Online classes should give more options to students

Online classes should give more options to students

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

A growing option for students needing to fit more classes into their schedule is online classes. Although some have been quick to ascribe a stigma to online classes, the numerous benefits to online classes clearly outweigh the downsides. To me, any cost-effective program that increases the amount of o...