New College will welcome back students and staff with some added changes

From Snntv, July 16, 2020

SARASOTA – Colleges and universities prepare for the start of the semester and with-it new rules will be put in place to stop the spread of the virus.

Counseling & Wellness Center Director Anne Fisher has helped establish the new protocols to prevent an outbreak once school starts. Fisher says staff and students will be asked to get tested for coronavirus before coming back to campus to determine who’s asymptomatic and can spread the virus.
They’re also recommending the use of masks while on campus. As well as giving both students and teachers the choice of taking classes in person or remotely online.

Read the article here.

Located in Sarasota, New College of Florida has educated intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement since its founding in 1960. As the State of Florida’s designated honors college, New College provides an exceptional education that transforms students’ intellectual curiosity into personal accomplishment. The 110-acre campus on Sarasota Bay is home to more than 700 students and 80 full-time faculty engaged in interdisciplinary research and collaborative learning. New College offers nearly 40 areas of concentration for undergraduates and a master’s degree program in Data Science.

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