Carroll College COVID-19 Final Update: May 6, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, 

Welcome to our weekly correspondence to keep you updated and informed of Carroll College’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Transition to Business Continuity Team
We have transitioned Carroll’s COVID-19 Incident Command Team to a Business Continuity Student Health and Safety Team, with Dr. Andrew Gilbert ‘99, a physician from St. Peter’s Health, serving as special advisor to the team. The Business Continuity Team will be focused on planning, preparation and proper protocols to meet our desired goal of re-opening our campus for in-person instruction this fall. As we have throughout this spring semester, we will continue to address the health, safety and well-being of our campus community in concert with guidance from Lewis and Clark Public Health, the Governor, and other health and governmental authorities.

With this transition, we will no longer be providing weekly updates from ICT. We will continue to communicate via email with our various constituencies as needed and we anticipate that we will begin providing updates on the progress undertaken by the Business Continuity Team starting in June.

Virtual Conferral Ceremony & Livestream Mass
As a reminder, on Saturday, May 9 at 12:15 pm, we will be holding a virtual conferral ceremony for our class of 2020. Prior to the ceremony, Bishop Vetter will be hosting a special livestream Mass for our seniors in All Saints Chapel at 11 am. The Mass will be concelebrated with Carroll’s Chair of the Board of Trustees, Monsignor Kevin O’Neill and Chaplain, Father Marc Lenneman. You will be able to view both events through our Class of 2020 webpage.

Please remember updates and additional information continue to be posted to our COVID-19 website and any questions you have can continue to be directed to the account.

Congratulations to all as we successfully finish out what has been the most challenging semester many of us have ever experienced. We are grateful for all of you and the Carroll spirit which has continued to shine brightly through these dark days. A special congratulations goes out to our Class of 2020 – we are proud of you! Well done, Saints!

 As always, please remain safe and healthy.

Thank you,

John E. Cech, Ph.D., President

Carroll College COVID-19 Incident Command Team