COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-21

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Campus notifications, surveys, and photographs related to the COVID-19 pandemic on campus in 2020.


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    Virtual Community Project Week 1
    (Kalamazoo College, 2020-03-31) Office of Student Activities
    The Office of Student Activities sponsored events during Spring 2020 using Instagram, Microsoft Teams, and Snapchat. Wellness Wednesday was a group session sponsored by the Counseling Center to help deal with the sudden changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The traditional Friday night Zoo Flicks was also held online via Microsoft Teams.
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    Virtual Community Center Launch
    (Kalamazoo College, 2020-03-28) Office of Student Activities
    This social media post announced the launch of the Virtual Community Center (VCC). A Microsoft Teams site was developed in response to campus closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The VCC allowed the Office of Student Activities to still offer some of its traditional events such as Wellness Wednesdays.
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    Natatorium Construction
    (Kalamazoo College, 2020-05-31) Murphy, Lisa
    Construction on the new natatorium was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Originally set to open on 10/10/2020, work on the new swimming pool continued through the Spring term of 2021.
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    Important: Scheduling for Retrieval of Student Belongings in Campus Housing
    (Kalamazoo College, 2020-05-15) Office of Residential Life
    When students left at the end of the 2020 winter term, they thought that the coronavirus would only delay their return by two weeks. However, the sudden switch to online only classes for the entire spring meant that students still had their belongings in the residence halls. So that students could safely retrieve their possessions, a schedule was devised for them to either return to campus to pack their things or to use a shipping service.
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    Quarantine Diaries
    (Kalamazoo College, 2020-04) Dahal, Mansi
    The diary entries of student Mansi Dahal, Class of 2020, describe the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic from March 16 to April 10, 2020.
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