The Wartburg football season will have to wait. The team was shut down due to COVID concerns and did not play their scheduled March 27 game.
Vaccines are coming to campus. On Friday, April 2, Wartburg College announced that the college would be partnering with an outside organization to offer COVID-19 vaccines on campus.
A class-action lawsuit was filed March 15 in Bremer County, seeking a refund for tuition and other fees from Wartburg College for the campus shutdown in spring 2020, court documents state.
Cold and flu season is typically a time where sickness is easily handled. COVID-19 has made these bugs a bigger worry.
Dr. Rachel Clark, the faculty-in-residence at Wartburg College, decided to organize virtual on-campus programs as a reponse to COVID-19 shutting down most activities including Stitch-and-Bitch, the Reading Club and Sunday Storytime.
As students returned to campus January 18, two changes to COVID policy greeted them: public health ambassadors and new quarantining guidelines.
Dr. Darrel Colson, president of Wartburg College, gave the State of the College address on Tuesday, Feb. 2.
VOCES8, a British vocal ensemble, will offer a live digital concert during the annual Wartburg College Meistersinger Honor Choir Festival on Saturday, Jan. 31.
“I am so proud of the efforts our team put forward to advocate for these mental health days that are now incorporated into the updated calendar,” Emma Williams, vice president of the student body, said after the email was released.
“There will be significant facility challenges in the months of February, March and April. It will be much more challenging for our support staff with more sports competing at the same time, specifically our athletic trainers and sports information staff,” Rick Willis, Wartburg athletic director, said.