Paris Junior College has announced that Spring Break has been extended through March 17 for students, who should expect to return Wednesday, March 18, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Employees are expected to return to work as normal at the conclusion of Spring Break on Monday, March 16.
Texas A&M-Commerce is suspending all face-to-face classes and transitioning to online instruction until further notice, effective immediately. This applies to all A&M-Commerce locations, including the RELLIS campus. While campus facilities will remain open, events, conferences, student meetings, intramural sports, and student activities at all locations are canceled until further notice. The Children’s Learning Center will also suspend operations until further notice. Details and important links are on our website.
The two biggest universities in Oklahoma are shifting to online studies. “In-person classes at the University of Oklahoma on the Norman campus” will be halted after spring break, and online learning will run from March 23 – April 3. The Oklahoma State campuses in Stillwater and Tulsa will go to the online environment on the same dates.
The Paris Kiwanis Club Pancake days have been postponed as recommended by the Medical community. It will be held at a time to be determined.
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association executive committee Thursday voted unanimously to postpone the Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo until fall. More details will be released within the next two weeks as they become available.
The Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton concert at Globe Life Park in Arlington has been postponed due to the Coronavirus. Close to 40,000 fans were expected to go to the home of the Rangers for its grand opening event.
Texas A&M University – Texarkana announced late Thursday afternoon that all classes will be delivered online beginning Monday, March 23. All athletic events have been suspended as well, along with all university and non-university events on the TAMUT campus. The university’s spring break was already scheduled for the week of March 16-20.
All in-person classes at LeTourneau University are canceled for next week and online classes will continue as scheduled. Beginning March 23 all classes will be conducted online until April 3.
Stephen F. Austin State University’s Spring Break will be extended by two days to provide time for SFA faculty members to move classes to an online or another distance-education format, until at least April 6.
UT Tyler has announced that spring break will extend through the end of March 20 for its students. Classes beginning on March 23 will be held online.
On Thursday morning, the UIL postponed the cross-examination debate state tournament and the state Robotics FIRST Tech Challenge until further notice because of concerns about coronavirus. The announcement came just hours after the league decided it would limit fans at the boy’s state basketball tournament.