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Gov. Lamont Hears From College Students About Impacts of Pandemic

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Gov. Ned Lamont participated in a roundtable discussion on Thursday on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on higher education.

The discussion was held at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic at 11:30 a.m.

The governor was joined by Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Mark Ojakian, ECSU President Elsa Nunez, and the commissioner of the Department of Public Health, Deidre Gifford.

Lamont and the others spoke about how well ESCU has kept the number of cases on campus low through the first part of the fall semester.

They also heard from students about the adjustments they have had to make during the pandemic as well as some of their concerns moving forward.

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