Freshman year is a pivotal time in the lives of college students, but this transition looks different in 2020 due to COVID-19. In the first installment of a series on the Freshman Experience, we take a look at how the absence of sporting events has changed freshman year for Berry College students.
To understand how colleges are handling COVID-19 across the state, we reviewed several Georgia universities’ COVID procedures and case numbers, and reached out to some of their students to see what makes their school’s policies unique.
Although masks are required as a safety measure at Berry College, students and faculty alike have found ways to make masks both expressive and practical.
At Berry College, classes in 2020 look different than they have in previous years due to the social distancing efforts of administration, faculty, and 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
The closures caused by the COVID-19 crisis have forced Berry’s campus ministries to adapt their programming to best fit student’s needs
In addition to juggling college-level classes, many Berry professors with children at home are now playing a teacher-role to them as well
Each vice president was charged with deciding what student work positions in their area the college could not do without