Responding to the coronavirus pandemic was a big part of the annual “State of the University” speech by USD President Sheila Gestring on Thursday.
She says despite the pandemic, the university is focused on their mission:
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Several hundred students were isolated in the early weeks of the school year due to possible exposure to the coronavirus.
Gestring says a survey of those students gave them some surprising results……
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USD currently has 26 active student cases of covid with 15 in isolation or quarantine on campus and 108 off campus including at their home.
This week, USD reported a drop of over four and a half percent in their student enrollment.
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