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Berea College Abruptly Ending Semester Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Berea College

Berea College has cancelled school due to coronavirus fears.  Berea President Lyle Roelofs announced today that instructional activities will cease this Friday and move out day for students will be Saturday.  The private college said school operations will continue as normal and staff are expected to continue to report to work.  There are no reported cases of COVID-19 in Madison County and the college said it is taking this measure to "adequately assure student and employee safety."

Read the college's full statement.

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