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Newsday newsday.com 15 Jan, 2022 13:30 am

'I want a graduation': At LI colleges, hope rises as spring semester nears

'I want a graduation': At LI colleges, hope rises as spring semester nears
When Farmingdale State College senior Jasmine Brown recalls her freshman year, the year before the COVID-19 pandemic started, it glows like Technicolor — before the screen dims to gray. "Ah, the first

What to know After largely remote intersessions this month, several Long Island colleges and universities opted to delay spring semester classes or start with a week or less of remote instruction." The college has had a contingency plan in place since the fall, to divide classes into alternating sections of in-person and remote instruction to keep class sizes low.25, with an option for faculty to pivot to short-term remote instruction at least through Feb.Stony Brook University will open with no additional remote instruction or curtailment of activities beyond some food safety measures and mask and booster mandates.

Deans at the Renaissance School of Medicine rejected requests by students for remote instruction as positive cases spiked among employees at Stony Brook Medicine."I am still very nervous because we haven’t gotten any word about how the spring semester will be going, but I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

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