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COVID-19 Information and Updates

COVID-19 Information and Updates


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April 7, 2020
Community Health Notice

We want to start by thanking you, the ENC community, for your dedication and all of your efforts to rise to the challenges we are facing today with the COVID-19 pandemic. We regret to inform you that two members of our ENC community have tested positive for COVID-19.  These individuals are both in good condition […]

April 2, 2020
Updates for Students from President Jack Connell

Hello Students, I miss you. I miss cheering you on at games, attending your performances, seeing you in the dining commons, joining you in chapel, and joking around with you on campus. Adult and graduate students: I don’t typically see you quite as frequently, but your presence around our campus is missed as well. I […]

March 23, 2020
Eastern Nazarene College Identified as an Essential Business by Governor Baker and will Remain Open

This morning, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced that all non-essential businesses will close starting tomorrow (March 24, 2020) at noon.  The Governor’s Office also supplied a list of essential organizations. Eastern Nazarene College is considered an essential business based on three of the criteria listed; therefore, the college will remain open: We are actively delivering […]

March 20, 2020
President Connell Addresses ENC Community on COVID-19 Pandemic
March 18, 2020
Important COVID-19 Update from the President

Dear ENC Community: Last week we announced the decision to suspend all face-to-face classes and move to fully online instruction until at least Monday, March 30th.   Our intention at that point was to preserve the option of resuming normal campus operations if that became feasible.  However, as the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated and deepened in […]

March 17, 2020
Governor Baker Issues Regulations on Social Distancing

Dear Campus Community, Governor Baker issued statewide regulations related to social distancing. The College is committed to working diligently to heed these requirements and take proactive steps to reduce the spread of infection. Central to these steps are the protection of our most vulnerable community members. Social distancing has now become a very important tool […]

March 12, 2020
Classes Online Until At Least March 30th

As the COVID-19 situation evolves locally and globally, ENC’s top priority is the safety, health and well-being of our community.  While we have not had any known cases on our campus, we cannot avoid its impact on our local area.  To that end, we find it necessary to take further steps.  The college will suspend […]

March 11, 2020
Governor Issues State of Emergency

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker issued a state of emergency yesterday to address the escalating health situation and make more funding available for testing. The Governor is encouraging private and public entities to avoid international travel, minimize domestic travel, limit large group gatherings, and practice social distancing to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state. […]

March 10, 2020
Festival of Life 2020 Cancelled

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker declared a State of Emergency today after the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state more than doubled to 92.  More positive cases are expected as a result of increased testing.  The state has eliminated all non-essential travel, both international and domestic, and has strongly recommended that the private sector […]

March 10, 2020
Classes Resume after Spring Break

Students have returned from spring break and classes have resumed on campus as scheduled. The college distributed a survey to the entire Eastern Nazarene Community during the break.  This allowed the administration to identify who traveled to CDC travel restricted areas and institute self-quarantines at home for the recommended time frame.  Others who have traveled […]

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