Radamés Tirado | Staff Writer Alan Rosiene, associate professor of English and languages at Florida Tech, passed away on Jan. 16 as a result of COVID-19. Born in 1960 to Harriet Rosiene and Alan I. Rosiene, Rosiene grew up in Preston, Connecticut. A year after obtaining his doctorate from Northwestern University, he joined the Florida […]
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Juliana Gonzalez | Staff Writer Students were welcomed back to Florida Tech’s campus two weeks into the spring semester, but many students are attending remotely. For some, it has become more difficult to make social connections. “COVID is the life sucker of everything,” Cat Nanney, the director of student activities and Greek life at Florida […]
Three new cases were reported among students, with no new cases among employees.
Sonja Michaels | Editor-in-Chief New COVID-19 cases at Florida Tech declined last week, according to the university’s weekly update. Three new cases were reported among students, with no new cases reported among employees. So far, 37 students and 15 employees have tested positive in the spring semester. Of the 37 students who tested positive, 18 […]
Tessa Dury | Staff Writer Brevard K-12 schools are some of many that have had to change and adapt so students can continue attending school in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tania Pippin, a third grade teacher at Covenant Christian School in Palm Bay said that about 90 percent of its students are attending […]
Elena Ciulli | Staff Writer Students have made their way back to campus, among them student athletes looking to get back to training. The athletic department outlines the strategy for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 to guarantee the safety of student athletes, coaches, and athletic trainers. Florida Tech implemented a sport-specific phased resocialization approach for […]
Brianna Forté | Copy Editor The Florida Tech Pandemic Response Team announced on Jan. 6 that Florida Tech would follow a two week online learning period from Jan. 11-24 along with other precautionary measures for COVID-19 in response to the spike in cases following the holiday season. “We believe this two week ‘self-quarantine’ will allow […]
Florida Tech reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 among students and one employee case in the Nov. 20 weekly update. “I’m pleased to report that we are doing far better this week than previous weeks, with a dramatic decrease in COVID-19 cases.” Florida Tech President T. Dwayne McCay said in the email update. This week’s […]
In the week ending on Nov. 13, Florida Tech confirmed 35 new cases of COVID-19 among students and employees. This is the highest number of confirmed cases among the Florida Tech community in a single week, exceeding the previous spike of 18 cases reported on Oct. 16. “Yes, it may have felt worth it to […]