Boston College was unable to complete testing for the CoVerified app, which it had planned to use to schedule COVID-19 testing appointments, in time for students’ arrival on campus.
Administrator’s Email Criticized For Minimizing Student’s Concerns Over Returning to BC During Pandemic
A Boston College administrator’s email to a student was criticized last week by students on social media for minimizing a student’s concerns about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic as the student inquired about taking online classes.
UGBC leaders are undergoing conversations with the University administration about ways BC can better support its students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. While conversations are ongoing, BC has no plans to establish an LGBTQ+ resource center in the near future, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore and Director of Student Outreach and Support Caroline Davis.
BC posted on its Instagram that it is “listening” to student anecdotes of racism on the @blackatbostoncollege Instagram page.
BC released a letter on Monday with more information on how testing and contact tracing will be conducted in the fall and giving a more detailed look at the plan for a mix of online and in-person course instruction.
President Leahy sent a letter to the BC community stating that it is essential for everyone to “acknowledge and affirm that Black Lives Matter.”
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., released a statement on June 2 condemning racism and offering prayers for George Floyd.
Boston College Police Department officers conducted crowd control at a protest in Franklin Park on Tuesday.
Boston College’s major construction projects are all currently under active construction, as the City of Boston begins a phased reopening of construction.