COVID-19 testing for faculty and staff is highly encouraged at the University of Richmond, but it is not mandatory, Shannon Sinclair said.
“We’ve always had very strict cleaning and sanitation procedures, but those procedures have increased, taking place between every single shift –six times a day vs. two.”
Todd said he had found the testing more painful the second time, but he understood why UR was conducting prevalence testing.
Over the summer, UR administrators had to construct a plan that would allow students to move into the UR community.
Signs displaying social distancing guidelines border the entrances to UR’s campus, but community members are still visiting campus.
Despite the upsetting news, UR coaches are still working hard to navigate their teams through these unprecedented times.
After the May 14 COVID-19 case was discovered, the project did not shut down.
Juniors Rider Tuff and Eric Gonzalez have created a website that helps UR students find internship opportunities.
Junko Takahashi and Sabrina Munro start CSSC with the goal of creating student-learning service projects to aid pandemic relief efforts.
The University of Richmond will make standardized tests optional for fall 2021 first-year applications.
Jacob Norton, a first-gen senior, said it was important for his mom to see him walk across the stage and get his diploma, he said.
UR President Ronald Crutcher and Vice Presidents David Hale and Jeffrey Legro will take a 10% salary reduction for the 2021 fiscal year.