With great pleasure, we share the news that Brandin Dear will join us as associate dean of Campus Life and director of Counseling, Health & Wellness.
As President Pelton noted in his message on Tuesday, Facility Services staff will be placing boards on the windows of some buildings around the campus. This is being done with an eye toward caution.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will set up 50 free COVID-19 testing sites across the state on Wednesday, June 17, and Thursday, June 18. Anyone who was at a large gathering in the last two weeks is encouraged to get tested.
Unfortunately, we have been informed that an Emerson staff member on the Boston campus has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is currently recovering in isolation at home, off campus.
Beginning Monday, March 23, all therapy sessions will be virtual using Zoom-HIPAA or phone. Appointments will be available to students in the following ways:
In an effort to reinforce the practice of social distancing, public gatherings of 25 or more people will be prohibited until April 6, and restaurants in Massachusetts will be takeout only. These measures will impact our on-campus dining experience as well as access to the State Transportation Building.
Here are a few updates that you might find help
It has become increasingly clear that we must take action now to mitigate the exponential growth of the virus, reduce opportunities for contact, slow the spread of infection, and as epidemiologists say, “flatten the curve.”
Office of the Arts will suspend activities in the spaces until further notice.
I write to update you on the latest efforts being undertaken at ELA to address the coronavirus situation