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Ann Monk Camel Correspondent: COVID-19 in Morocco

This is my camel correspondent video, in which I discuss the disruption of my study abroad, what Covid-19 was like in…

COVID-19 Journal

COVID-19 Journal.pdf
This is a personal journal of my COVID-19 experience. There is an entry roughly every 2 weeks since not much change from day…

The Unknown

At this moment, masks were just starting to be required for the public in the Northeastern United States. Prior to this,…

Remote Internship

At this point, quarantine and self-isolation are the new normal. Everything has become remote, from schools to jobs to even…

Transition to online learning and Covid-19 in India

After Conn transitioned to online learning, I moved to Maine where I began to intern at a healthcare startup. My boss was…

Covid19 reality

Signage in front of the Crozier-Williams Center of Connecticut College thanking those working on site.

It's over...for me

I had just finished my last final at Connecticut College, and I was alone at my desk. I couldn't go celebrate with my…

Quarantine Funtimes

Quarantine fun times.pdf
The fall of 2019 was my first semester at Connecticut College. That means that I, like most other college students, had to…

Greer Hill '20, Government and Economics major
I'm grateful to how the Conn administrators and deans have handled everything. Their communications have been clear,…


I don't know if this is just me, but whenever I feel even vaguely different I have to Google the symptoms of the virus.

Libby Friedman, Dean of the College office
People in WW I and II and the 1918 Influenza epidemic also thought there was no hope - this too shall pass.


It is difficult to teach classes without getting as much instantaneous feedback from students.


I packed up my dorm and my friend's dorms, as they are European international students, and it was bittersweet.

Ellie Smith '20, Cellular and Molecular Biology major

It is a blessing to spend time with my family before I move on to my next step in life.

Maureen Ronau, Chemistry
I can't be in contact with my grandkids, which is tough. But we chat online.

Isabella Sorrenti '22, Art History and Classical Studies major
My friends and I have started to virtually "go to the library" in which we all Face Time and do homework.


Quite honestly schoolwork has provided a nice distraction from thinking about the virus.

Rob Richter, Arts Programming
I am glad I have a job and can continue to work. I also feel some guilt because some of my staff cannot work remotely.


It's painful to see classes that were my favorite not translate well online.


Whenever things happen on the news, it's easy to think how it will never affect you. It's much harder to think about your…

Oliver Holmes '20, Psychology major
Conn was not always my favorite place, but damn if I don't miss it like hell right now.

Jon-Robert Corasanti '20, Theater major
I'm building a giant boat in the basement and I'm making a beautiful song using the grand piano and my electric piano.

Hannah Lombard '21, Psychology major

On walks, it seems somewhat normal in nature but in stores and things the mannerisms of people are very different.