On July 27, 2020, Wartburg College announced that all full-time students would have the opportunity to come back to Wartburg for a tuition-free fifth year due to the 2020-2021 school year being negatively affected by COVID-19.
Over the past few years, many international students have struggled to feel accepted at Wartburg College. Along with being far from home, several college policies differ between domestic and international students.
The Maria Paula Survilla Living Classroom, an interactive memorial to the beloved professor who died last year, is set to open on Oct. 9, the Homecoming weekend.
Over the summer, Wartburg College completed $900,000 of maintenance projects to improve the campus.
There was a recent change to the Pathways Center, which has reorganized into the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and the Student Success Center (SSC).
The mask mandate requirements have been relaxed on campus after a Sept. 17 e-mail sent on behalf of President Darrel Colson. The news had mixed responses on campus.
The new director of campus security and safety, Ryan Wegner, is eager to serve students and faculty as he returns to the Wartburg campus after nearly 20 years away.
Wartburg West, an urban studies program in Denver, Colorado, continues even with the global pandemic going on.
First year orientation looked a bit different this fall, while still incorporating unique elements from the orientation experience in 2020.
Through the ups and downs of COVID-19, the Wartburg College community persists with a hopeful and safety-minded attitude.