Eastern Connecticut State University previews back-to-school plans amid COVID-19 pandemic

(WTNH) — Eastern Connecticut State University presented their back-to-school plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The school says in-person classes will start at the end of August and end at Thanksgiving break. After that, classes and exams will be online. Classrooms and common areas have been reconfigured to ensure social distancing. Seating will be limited at […]

UConn announces COVID-19 testing strategy for fall semester

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut said Saturday that residential students will return to its campuses two weeks before the first day of fall classes to be tested for COVID-19 and quarantined on campus. The university outlined its testing strategy for the fall semester with different rules depending on whether students and faculty […]

UConn Athletics: 2020 Football season canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) — The University of Connecticut Athletic Department announced in a release Wednesday morning the Huskies football team will not be playing any games this season. “After receiving guidance from state and public health officials and consulting with football student-athletes, we’ve decided that we will not compete on the gridiron this season,” director […]

Fees reduced for off-campus UConn students taking all online classes this fall

STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) — The University of Connecticut is reducing the cost of being a student this fall. A $700+ discount will apply to full-time undergraduates with 12 or more credits who will be taking all of their fall classes online and do not live in campus housing. Undergraduates can save more than $700, and […]

Pandemic wrecks global Class of 2020’s hopes for first job

LONDON (AP) — British fashion school graduate Phoebe St. Leger’s dream of landing a job at a design label is on hold. Like many others in the global Class of 2020, the pandemic is clouding her career ambitions. The coronavirus forced the cancellation of her university graduating class’s final-year fashion show, removing the chance to […]

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