Posts in Category: COVID-19

October 27 Update: Shining Our Lights, Semester Break Info, and New Package Lockers

October 27, 2020 | 4 Comments

With cooler fall weather upon us, we have moved our all-student chapels from outdoors at the North Field to inside in the Doden Field House.  The location may be different, but we are enjoying the same vibrant community as we gather together. We have experienced a drop in positive COVID cases recently, and we are grateful to our campus community for their vigilance and to the Lord for His gracious protection. We have just four weeks left in the semester. Let's finish strong! This week's update includes shining our lights in a darkened world; semester break dates; Concerning COVID: coping with mental health issues during this season; changes to mail pickup; new specialty burgers at Stinger's; and COVID reporting.

October 20 Update: Serving Others in Humility, Chapel Groups, and Flu Shots

October 20, 2020 | 2 Comments

As we began this week in Cedarville with much-needed rain, we are continuing to trust in the Lord for His strength as we navigate this fall semester. We are grateful for His protection and for the perseverance of our students, faculty, and staff. Most importantly, we are thankful for the hope of the Gospel and the privilege of educating students for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ, even in the midst of a pandemic! This week's update includes Christ's example of humility and service, chapel attendance groups, flu shots from Cedar Care, clarification on mask protocols, Caring Well Meals volunteers (and a reminder about iCare encouragement notes), and COVID-19 reporting.

October 13 Update: Striving for Unity, Flu Shot Clinic, and Notes of Encouragement

October 13, 2020 | No Comments

As we move into the second half of the semester (can you believe we're starting Week #9?!), please pray that all of us (students, faculty, and staff) maintain health and strength to finish well. God has been faithful, and we trust Him to continue to provide just what we need. This week's Caring Well update includes: Know Jesus. Know Joy. weekly message; Cedar Care flu shot clinic; Caring Well encouragement notes; chapel for commuters; upgrade to package pickup; and COVID reporting.

October 6 Update: State of the University, Defining “Close Contact,” and iCare Notes for Students

October 6, 2020 | 3 Comments

We have reached the halfway point of the semester, and fall has definitely come to Cedarville. We're enjoying cooler, sunny days and the beautiful changing colors of the leaves on campus. We are reminded that the One who controls the seasons is lovingly holding us in His hands. This week's update includes State of the University address which included an exciting announcement, Global Outreach spring and summer trips, sending encouragement to students, watching the fall play on demand from home, defining "close contact" when contact tracing COVID cases, revised spring invoice/payment schedule, and new location for SSC Grab+Go.

Announcing Spring Semester Calendar

September 25, 2020 |

After carefully reviewing information from the state of Ohio, the CDC, and various educational organizations, we are ready to announce the revised spring academic calendar.

September 21 Update: NEW Caring Well Meals, Campus Flu Shot Clinic, and More

September 21, 2020 |

As we start our sixth week of fall semester, it is a good time to remind us all to take personal responsibility for caring for ourselves and others as we also trust the Lord to lead us through this challenging time. Let’s run this race together so as to win and finish strong! This week's update includes Know Jesus. Know Joy. weekly message; NEW Caring Well Meals delivery service for quarantined and isolated students; making a difference as a community, a reminder from Dr. Chris Miller; Cedar Care flu shot clinic on campus; water bottle filling stations update; virtual viewbook now available; responding to UMS messages; and COVID-19 reporting.

Important COVID-19 Update From the President

September 17, 2020 |

We are one-third of the way through the race that is the fall semester of 2020. I am writing to provide an important update and appeal for your vigilance to ensure we successfully complete the remaining two-thirds of this race. With COVID-19, every day matters, and we are at a critical juncture that requires our serious attention.

September 8 Update: Chapel, Evidenced-Based COVID Answers, and Dining DYK

September 8, 2020 |

We’re in our fourth week, and we continue to be thankful for how our students are following COVID protocols and persevering, even without a day off for Labor Day yesterday. We are grateful for God’s protection on our students, faculty, and staff and ask that you pray with us for His continued grace to us. Today’s update includes this week in chapel, evidence-based answers to COVID questions brought to you by our School of Nursing senior students (NEW!), last week’s COVID town hall, dining DYK, Cedarville faculty in the news discussing the economic impact of COVID, Yellow Jacket masks and chapel-themed T-shirts for sale, and COVID reporting.