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Coronavirus

Agnes Scott College is closely monitoring the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak that was first detected in China and has since spread to other countries. The Georgia Department of Public Health has announced there are multiple cases in the state.  Agnes Scott College cares deeply about the health and safety of everyone in our campus community. The Crisis Response Team and the President's COVID-19 Advisory Group are working around-the-clock to protect students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Agnes Scott College also continues to work closely with local and state partners to monitor and address this pandemic outbreak.

 

 

Moving Summer Session II

May. 15, 2020

In response to the ongoing uncertainty with the virus, Agnes Scott has decided to move all activities for Summer Session II into a virtual format where possible. This decision means that all summer session academic courses and many internships have already been moved online. Bridge to Business (BUS 225) will be delivered online by the same Georgia Tech and Agnes Scott professors who have facilitated the program for the past decade. Please be assured that we will assist students in finding potential alternatives if virtual learning opportunities are not possible.

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A Message from the COVID-19 Task Force

May. 08, 2020

It has been approximately two months since we began working in this uneasy space of ambiguity, with minimal clear-cut answers, as the current COVID-19 pandemic crisis continues to disrupt any sense of normalcy, as we knew it. Nevertheless, as a community, we have continued to grapple with the complexity of issues as we navigate our way forward under some of the most challenging conditions.

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

May. 04, 2020

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provided emergency aid funds to institutions of higher education. Agnes Scott College was allotted $574,115 in emergency aid to be distributed directly to students who meet the Department of Education eligibility guidelines (students eligible for federal financial aid). These emergency funds are designed to assist students in covering living expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.

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