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University professors share their view on challenging Fall 2020 semester

December 28, 2020

Students were not the only members of the MSU community affected by the new safety rules put in place to combat COVID-19 in 2020. Faculty and staff not only adhered to the same policies as students but...

“Paving the runway as the jet is landing” -a look at MSU’s COVID-19 policy for 2020 and Spring 2021

December 28, 2020

For the Fall 2020 semester, MSU introduced a number of different protocols in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Among these protocols were increased frequency in cleaning, maximum capacity...

President Shipley announces virtual commencement for August and December graduates

November 3, 2020

Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 1:08 p.m. President Suzanne Shipley announced via MSU Student Postmaster MSU Texas's August and December graduates will have their commencement ceremony virtually on December 21. Shipley...

2021 spring break canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

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October 21, 2020

MSU Texas officials announced via Postmaster Wednesday, Oct. 21, the decision to eliminate spring break from the academic calendar for the 2021 spring semester as they "continue to make the necessary adjustments...

You’re Socially Distanced, Charlie Brown!

October 3, 2020

On October 2 and 3, the MSU theatre department put on the first musical of the semester, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown! at the Priddy Pavilion. Rehearsals began on August 25, primarily held over...

MSU Texas announces new face mask policy

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July 1, 2020

Wednesday, July 1 at 11:02 a.m., MSU Texas president Dr. Suzanne Shipley announced via Postmaster the implementation of a policy that will require students to wear face coverings to prevent the spread...

MSU Texas to host COVID-19 testing

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June 29, 2020

Via a campus-wide postmaster, Midwestern State University announced that June 30, the state of Texas will turn the D.L. Ligon Colesium and Nocona Trail into a free COVID-19 testing site from 10 a.m. until...

Student Wellness Center reopens with restrictions

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May 26, 2020

Tuesday, May 26 marked the reopening of the Student Wellness Center with limitations and adaptations set to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. "[Reopening] was kind of interesting, because the...

Students discuss plans after quarantine

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April 29, 2020

All of us can't wait for this pandemic to be over and to be free of quarantine. Due to self-isolation, there hasn't been much opportunity to get out of the house, do routine activities and be with friends....

MSU Texas administration plans in-person classes for Fall 2020

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April 27, 2020

Midwestern State University administration members announce in-person classes for Fall 2020 following an executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott, R–Texas, Monday afternoon that initiated the first phase...

Pho Corner provides groceries for MSU students still on campus

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April 25, 2020

To provide free breakfast items to students still on campus, the restaurant Pho Corner held a free grocery giveaway at the Clark Student Center on April 18. “It was commendable [of them] to bring...

Respiratory care students to receive an emergency license to work on frontlines of COVID-19 pandemic

Respiratory care students to receive an emergency license to work on frontlines of COVID-19 pandemic
April 21, 2020

Governor of Texas Greg Abbott announced Sunday, April 5 that physician assistants, medical physicists, perfusionists and respiratory care candidates for licensure "who have completed all other requirements...

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