A new beginning
Norwich University President Mark C. Anarumo speaks to an officer from the Corps of Cadets on Monday on sun-splashed Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium. Some outdoor spaces served as learning and gathering spaces Monday as classes started, marking the 2020-21 academic year’s official start.
New COVID-19 protocols and extra dining options will ensure students get fed and stay healthy this fall
Stepping up to the plates will be different this fall, given the coronavirus pandemic. Big changes, prompted by Vermont Health Department guidelines, have prompted new mealtime schedules and the elimination of self-service at the Wise Campus Center Dining Hall ("chow"). New food options at The Mill, Dunkin’ Donuts and takeway from The Daily Grind will complement the chow hall offerings.
President and provost welcome freshmen as classes begin for 2020-21 academic year
Richard W. Schneider went out like a graduate last spring. As the Class of 2020 collected its degrees in May, Schneider entered retirement, exiting after 28 years as Norwich University’s president. This year, Mark C. Anarumo comes in like a freshman, beginning his tenure as Norwich’s president as the Class of 2024 arrives.
I promise ... to wear my mask
A student shows off her mask on campus Sunday as she takes the Student Oath on Paine Mountain. President Mark C. Anarumo has asked Norwich’s community — students, faculty and staff — to keep campus healthy and the semester going, by minding their health, washing their hands, keeping their physical distance and wearing their face masks.
New Photo of the Day feature will offer up-close looks at life on Norwich University’s campus
Classes have started, the students are here and the electricity of activity — social, physical, intellectual — is coursing through campus for academic year 2020-21. To get your eye on what’s happening, we’re introducing a new feature, Photo of the Day.
A look at the team that worked tirelessly to get campus up and running, outfitted for COVID-19 prevention
The coronavirus pandemic upended the traditional campus preparation model, forcing on-the-fly rethinking of everything.
Norwich President Mark C. Anarumo praises team’s effort to adjust campus for COVID-19
Getting Norwich University’s campus ready for students, already a substantial task for the Facility Operations staff, has taken extra labor and attention to detail this semester with Vermont Health Department COVID-19 guidelines to meet.
Regimental Commander Caleb Miller encourages first-year cadets in Facebook address
Norwich University’s new rook class arrived in a two-day spurt last week, heralding Rook Week’s approach and swelling the Corps of Cadets toward its COVID-19-reduced on-campus capacity for the fall semester. Caleb Miller, the new regimental commander, welcomed them virtually.
Corps, ROTC begin fall semester training, adjusting for coronavirus health protocols
The thud of boots on pavement, occasional brassy blasts from the band and packs of gray “Corps of Cadets” T-shirts signal a new school year’s approach as surely as robins signal spring.