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Connie Carson, vice president for student life
Connie Carson, Furman vice president for student life

Furman’s Connie Carson, vice president for student life, is tapped for an article appearing in The Washington Post Magazine about sending students back to school amid a pandemic. The piece focuses on ways to allay anxiety among students and parents alike. Carson mentions the university’s use of the LiveSafe app, which includes a health check-in feature. “If [students] have any issues or symptoms, they are instructed to shelter in place and contact the Student Health Center for a telehealth appointment and instructions for next steps,” she said.

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