Tag: Coronavirus

Berry begins distributing federal relief aid to students

An email sent out on May 12 spelled out more specifics for how eligible students will receive federal funds provided to Berry through the CARES Act

Campus ministries adapt to online semester, help students connect

The closures caused by the COVID-19 crisis have forced Berry’s campus ministries to adapt their programming to best fit student’s needs

Professor, Parent, and Teacher: Faculty adapt to their kids attending school from home

In addition to juggling college-level classes, many Berry professors with children at home are now playing a teacher-role to them as well

Governor’s Honors Program Cancelled

The annual Governor’s Honors Program has been cancelled as a result of COVID-19, making 2020 the first time the state has cancelled the summer program since it began in 1964.

Despite lockdown, around 50 students still employed by Berry as “essential” workers

Each vice president was charged with deciding what student work positions in their area the college could not do without

Opinion: Fighting on the New Front Lines

Berry student Jana Morning sat down with her brother, Jaison, to hear about his experience during his first year as a nurse. Jana also shares her own perspective on how seeing him work each day has allowed her to view all health professionals in a new light.

Berry postpones commencement, asks seniors’ opinion on rescheduling

In an email from Berry president Steve Briggs, seniors were asked to share their preferences for when a rescheduled ceremony would take place

Berry offers satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading system for spring classes

In a statement released Wednesday morning, Berry announced that students will have the option to choose “satisfactory” or “unsatisfactory” in lieu of a traditional letter grade for this spring’s classes

Students share their experiences, toll of COVID-19

Fears for family safety, financial struggles, and more time to play video games: students shared the consequences of COVID-19 in a recent survey.

Berry moves to remote work for all of spring semester

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Berry College has announced the move to remote work for the remainder of the spring semester.