Tag: COVID-19

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.

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.