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Students and individuals in the university community will not be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This saline drawn syringe from the April vaccination clinic in the Screaming Eagles Arena represents the amount of the Pfizer vaccine administered in each dose.

Presidential Task Force will not mandate COVID-19 vaccine

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2021

President Ronald Rochon announced the Presidential Task Force will not require students or faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Rochon made this announcement at the university meeting...

In-person commencement ceremony for 2020 graduates was announced at the July Board of Trustees meeting. The Board of Trustees met July 15 in Carter Hall.

In-person commencement to be held for 2020 graduates

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief July 15, 2021

Students in the class of 2020 will have an in-person commencement December 18 as a part of the Fall 2021 commencement ceremonies.  Kindra Strupp, vice president for marketing and communications, announced...

Ateg Alharthei, senior health administration major (left) and Zaid Altayyar, senior public health major (right), walks past the University Health Center.

Health Center sees rise of flu cases

Hayden Olberding, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

A minimum of five students a day test positive for influenza at the University Health Center, according to Brandy Sitzman, practice manager at the University Health Center. Flu season is upon us, as students...

Health Center seeing ‘several’ patients with viral infections

Health Center seeing ‘several’ patients with viral infections

Bowman Clark, Staff Writer October 11, 2018

Patients with viral infections including cold and upper respiratory infections are currently being treated at the university’s Health Center, according to Practice Manager Brandy Sitzman. She said...

Manager hopes for health centers central location

Manager hopes for health center’s central location

Zackary Willem September 16, 2015

The University Health Center is placed in an inconvenient spot, said Brandy Sitzman, the health center’s practice manager. “We have a location issue on campus,” Sitzman said. “We are trying...

New physician brings ‘caring and honest concern’

Zackary Willem September 3, 2015

Dr. Ward Harbin joined the University Health Center this semester and is bringing with him many ideas to help reshape the view of health care at the university. Harbin is a physician specializing in...

Uninsured students may face tax penalty in 2015

Rachel Christian December 2, 2014

When Torie Kuhs was 10 years old, she was in a severe car accident that resulted in bruised lungs, head injuries and two broken legs. The other injuries healed, but Kuhs's legs were so badly broken that...

Health center offers sexual health services

Paola Marizan February 10, 2014

Alex Abrams knows he doesn’t have Chlamydia thanks to the services offered to him by the University Health Center. Abrams, a sophomore, had a test done six months ago at the health center, located...

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