Owensboro Community and Technical College switching to online learning


This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (pink) cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT)- The Owensboro Community and Technical College announced Friday it will cancel classes Monday and Tuesday to let faculty prepare lessons for online learning starting Wednesday until April 5.

All college-sponsored events are cancelled until April 5 and college-sponsored student travel is suspended until further notice. Small group meetings may still be held for technical programs that cannot accommodate all their learning online.

Faculty and staff will report to work as long as they do not have symptoms.

Right now, there are not any confirmed cases of coronavirus in our Tri-State area.

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(This story was originally published on March 13, 2020)

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