The Brown and White Weekly: 5/4

Engagement executive editor Em Thampoe goes over the week in retrospect in the latest edition of The Brown and White Weekly. Check out the video or follow below.

With The brown and white I am Em Thampoe every week.

In COVID-19 news, there are currently a total of 9 active cases among students living on and off campus. There is 1 case among students living off campus and 8 among students living in dormitories.

In an email from President John Simon and Provost Nathan Urban to Lehigh University students and families, it was announced that the opening ceremony for the 2021 class would be split in two.

At 10 a.m. there will be a graduation ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Business. There will also be a 2pm ceremony to commemorate graduates from PC Rosin College of Engineering and graduates from interdisciplinary programs.

The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley Community Foundation and Faces International have teamed up to launch Project Equity, an initiative that aims to make Lehigh Valley’s nonprofit sector as fair and sustainable as possible.

The aim of the project is to find a common vision of solutions to the differences in the community in the Lehigh Valley and then format charitable activities to ensure equal opportunities and access to resources.

In other news, Christine Daley has been named the first chair of the newly established Department of Community and Population Health. The department plans to offer a Bachelor of Science in Population Health as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Community and Global Health. The department is the first within the College of Health, Lehigh’s newest college, established as part of the Path to Prominence initiative.

On the sports news, Lehigh’s women’s lacrosse overtook Navy 13-12 in an overtime thriller at home to kick off the Patriot League tournament on May 3rd.

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