Stonehill College shifts to online classes

EASTON, MASS (WLNE) – Stonehill College has announced that they will be making a number of changes to its schedule to ensure the well-being of students and faculty amid the concerns of the coronavirus spreading.

One of these changes is the shift to remote learning starting from March 18th through to March 27th, following an extended spring break.

Stonehill is telling students to monitor their emails for specific instructions relating to their classes.

The school will decide if whether to extend remote learning past March 27th at a later date.

The college also announced that there will be no school-sponsored travel through April 30th, although all spring varsity athletics will continue as scheduled, pending any changes.

As of right now, there are 95 confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, none of them associated with the school.

“I recognize that this is a substantial change that will have a deep impact on our community. I ask for your patience and collaboration during this challenging time. Please know that I am committed to navigating a way through the COVID-19 outbreak, while preserving our academic programs and sense of community that make Stonehill such a special place for us all.

We will continue to provide regular updates on how we are responding to COVID-19 and recognize that we may need to make further adjustments as the situation continues to evolve. I am grateful for your understanding and confident the Stonehill community will come together and set an example of light and hope for one another and our greater community.

Yours in Holy Cross.”
-Fr. John Denning, C.S.C.

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