Tag: COVID-19

The 2020 Freshman Experience: Events

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 second installment of our series on the Freshman Experience, we take a look at how COVID-conscious event programming has changed the experience for first year college students.

Vikings vote by mail, engage in 2020 election process

The hotly contested 2020 presidential election has seen Berry College students voting, encouraging the use of mail-in ballots, and participating in bipartisan election-related activities.

COVID in photos: Managing marches and amusement rides in 2020

In light of COVID-19, traditional events such as the Mountain Day Grand March and Marthapalooza required unique social distancing measures.

The 2020 Freshman Experience: Sports

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.

Georgia colleges and COVID: differing policies and reported cases

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.

Art program adapts to 2020’s unique challenges

In order to accommodate concerns about COVID-19, the art program’s classes and events look different in 2020. Still, the program has an open gallery and a full schedule of events for the semester.

COVID in photos: Students and staff use functional and expressive masks around campus

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.

The COVID-friendly classroom: unique features, locations, and schedules mark return to school

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.

Athletes and Staff Prepare, Look Forward Despite Suspended Fall Season

Decision comes as many athletic conferences across the nation cancel or postpone their fall sports

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.