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University’s draft strategic plan says restructuring is due to “falling behind”

John Carroll University's draft financial plan says restructuring is due to financial hardship.
And other universities are feeling it too.
October 21, 2020

John Carroll University’s draft strategic plan cites financial hardship as a reason for academic restructuring. In an introduction to the plan, University President Michael Johnson writes, “We have...

How online learning is impacting education majors

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October 21, 2020

Senior education majors at John Carroll University are faced with a new challenge: student teaching in a COVID-19 world. New ways of teaching have taken over schools, forcing students and staff to adapt...

Alumni organize protests to challenge faculty cuts and proposed restrictions

John Carroll alumni planned a week of protests to respond to faculty cuts and proposed Handbook Amendments.
October 17, 2020

A group of John Carroll alumni are protesting the termination of two tenured Art History professors and proposed amendments to the Faculty Handbook. According to the website the alumni created for their...

John Carroll opens remodeled Corbo Fitness Gym

Photo by Rachel Scully
"Honestly, it was much needed."
October 9, 2020

John Carroll University opened the doors to the newly renovated Corbo Fitness Gym on Oct. 5. “We’re really, really excited,” Matt Clark, director of recreation, told The Carroll News. “It is...

John Carroll makes ‘necessary’ cuts, faculty demand transparency

John Carroll's Administration building, where many senior staff members work daily, including the president.
October 8, 2020

“The worrisome thing is that had we not learned by rumor … we may never have known about [the Art History Department being dissolved] until it was already done,” said Philosophy professor Patrick...

Off campus student houses infected with COVID-19 despite campus closure

Many students live in houses lining Warrensville Center Road, which is just a brief walk from campus.
But students argue that it's not because of the Warrensville atmosphere
October 8, 2020

Despite John Carroll University’s academic semester being moved entirely online, students living in houses near campus are still testing positive.  Some are attributing the spread of COVID-19 to...

There’s still time to sign up for the Women’s Wellness Clinic

Photo by Rachel Scully
Limited Spots Available
October 7, 2020

A free, one-day Women’s Wellness Clinic will be available to John Carroll University students on Oct. 13 through the Student Health and Wellness Center. There are still a few spots left so call 216.397.4349...

Political Science professor Colin Swearingen receives Culicchia Teaching Award

Photo Courtesy of John Carroll University College of Arts and Sciences
October 7, 2020

Colin Swearingen, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, received the 2020 Lucrezia Culicchia Award for Teaching Excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences on Sept. 30. Swearingen...

The Law of Attraction

The Law of Attraction
October 7, 2020

“When one door closes, another one opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell  Some...

John Carroll professors share thoughts on Zoom learning

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October 7, 2020

Due to the pandemic, John Carroll students are using Zoom for all of their classes. Professors and students alike are now taking part in a new way of experiencing academia. Teaching over Zoom has resulted...

Readin’ with Rachel: Trouble in Telecommunication

Readin' with Rachel: Trouble in Telecommunication
October 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many of us into the online world whether we liked it or not. The older generation was pushed into an area that they might not be familiar with, young people were pulled away...

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