According to a release from North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis, “the Phase III emergency relief and economic stabilization package will soon provide direct checks to many North Carolina families” and small businesses. However, this emergency relief may not cover a large number of college students.
On Wednesday, April 1, the 99th session of Student Government came to a close with its final Senate meeting. Senators met through Zoom to allocate nearly $6,000 to student organizations and push for refunds and compensation amid COVID-19-related closures at the university.
All summer courses at NC State will be offered exclusively online, according to a memo sent out to deans, directors and department heads Wednesday morning by Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden. This follows continued response to the coronavirus pandemic this week as NC State…
In the interest of minimizing on-campus activity, NC State has closed D.H. Hill Jr. Library and Talley Student Union as of Monday, March 30, according to an email sent out on March 31 by Emergency Management and Mission Continuity. NC State stores such as Wolfpack Outfitters are also closed.
Partial refunds for housing and dining services are set to be issued to students, according to an email sent out Monday, March 30 by NC State Emergency Management and Mission Continuity. Individual costs per student will be calculated and announced in the next few weeks.
In just under 20 years, energy consumption at NC State has decreased by 34%, while water usage has decreased by 44%, according to the 2019 Annual Sustainability Report. The report tracked changes between the 2002-03 and 2018-19 academic years.
Spring commencement has been postponed as a result of COVID-19-related distancing at NC State, according to an email sent out by Chancellor Randy Woodson. Further details about commencement plans are set to be announced in the next few weeks.
As NC State and other universities have announced their plans to transition to online learning due to COVID-19, several companies, including Spectrum and UHaul, have unveiled free resources they will make available that could be helpful for students and faculty.
On March 11, NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson officially ordered all departments to transition to an online curriculum in an attempt to decrease large gatherings during the coronavirus outbreak. With NC State extending spring break in order to provide instructors time, many of these profess…