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Documenting COVID-19 at MSSU Preview of Submissions: Home
A preview of the current items submitted to the "Documenting COVID-19 at MSSU" collection.
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Curtis Almeter - University Relations Marketing
On March 13, 2020 President Alan Marble holds a press conference in his 2nd floor Hearnes Hall office announcing that the MSSU campus will be closing and students will be moved to online classes only due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak that originated in Wuhan China.
Dr. Alan Marble's March 13, 2020 Press Conference
Practicing good hand-washing is one of a few simple and effective ways to remain healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak. Custodial staff thoroughly clean and disinfect the campus after students are moved to online classes only during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Liz Chandler - Student
Footage captured around Joplin, MO; two interviews captured over Skype regarding job loss due to COVID-19; video made as an assignment for MSSU's broadcast news reporting course to show the effects the pandemic has had on workers; voiceover done by myself, Liz Chandler.
Featuring: Liz Chandler, Quentin Cooper, and Leah Collins
Department of Communication
Senior Video created by the COMM 492 Communication Issues class.
Featuring: Abby S. Bishop, William F. Braun, Mitchell J. Carney, Cally L. Chisholm, Zachary R. Dobbs, Dexter J. Frisbie, Raeann M. Garrison, Dillon L. Noblett, Parker J. Jennings, Shea K. Schrader, Ryenn P. Story, and Valeriya Yusupova
Cheryl Dobson - Office of the Registrar
Working from home and/or office during the COVID Pandemic:
I thought these were funny pictures of the Office of the Registrar’s first Zoom staff meeting. Pictured: Collectively (Meghan Henson, Mariah Callari, and Stephanie Workman) and individually: Mariah Callari with her dog, Cheryl Dobson, and Meghan Henson.
My dogs when they discovered me working in an office upstairs. Titled, “Why are you hiding from us?”
Me headed to the Post Office to mail some of the regalia for the virtual commencement celebration. I will send additional pictures of the drive-up regalia distribution on Thursday.
Here are a few additional pictures of our regalia pick up “COVID-19 drive-through” style!
1: Cheryl Dobson, Meghan Henson, Roary, Stephanie Workman and Tina Tracy
2: Tina Tracy delivering a pick up order.
3: Meghan Henson delivering to a student.
As part of an assignment for the HIST 110 final, the students were given the assignment to create a historical documentation of "How the Pandemic" changed your semester. They were to use video as the medium to create this historical documentation.
Featuring: Marissa Allen, Katherine DiMercurio, Madelyn Enlow, Madison Flynn, Bailey Flynt, Ashlyn Moody, Noah Pool, Megan Savage, Brandon Smith, and David Yorke
Jeanette Hughes - Student
From Jeanette Hughes:
Mural I completed as a project for mural class at MSSU and used it as a timely message during the current crisis.
"We Are in This Together, 2020" Mural : Jeanette Hughes
James Judd - Student
The following is in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. As I was sent home from MSSU, I began to reminisce about things used to be when I was younger. When things weren't as chaotic as what they are today. The following paintings capture some of the things from my early childhood and how they affected then and now.
Sarah Leblanc - Student
From Sarah Leblanc:
My testimony as a foreign exchange student on my way back home (France) due to the pandemic and the closure of campus.
Natalie Staib - Student
From Natalie Staib:
An essay about my experience with COVID-19.
Dr. Timothy Wilson - Department of Criminal Justice
This is a video I produced myself that I uploaded to my course sites when the announcement was made that we were suspending on ground classes and moving to all online classes. I really wanted to let my students know as personally as I could what the plan was moving forward and expressing my disappointment with the need to make this move. I was hoping this would help ease some of the stress that students were likely feeling when they heard the news. This was a video that was only uploaded to my classes for the Spring 2020 semester and will not be used in future classes.