Research + News | Topic: Coronavirus

Dear Youth Minister Of A COVID-19 Senior

Chelsea Kingston Erickson blogs about our graduating seniors for the Rooted Ministry blog. Read her helpful post to youth workers here.

How To Help A Student Who Just Lost Their Senior Year

Tim Elmore blogs from the Growing Leaders website about helping those graduating in this pandemic. Read the post here.

Will Students Show Up For College In Fall 2020? Community Colleges Offer A Hint. It Isn’t Pretty

Ask a community college president about what school will look like in the fall and be prepared for an eye roll, lots of shrugging and even a baffled look or two. Read the article here.

Reinventing Graduation: 3 Ways To Honor Milestones In The Midst Of Pandemic

This year, seniors wait in anticipation not of walking across the platform in cap and gown, but of news about what, if any, replacements will be arranged for this important rite of passage. Read the blog post from Fuller Youth Institute here.

The Big Question For Colleges: Will There Be A Fall Semester On Campus?

Schools map out scenarios, but their final decisions depend on the course of the coronavirus pandemic. Read the article here.

With Senior Year Is Disarray, Teens And Young Adults Feel Lost. Here’s How To Help

For many young people sheltering at home means missing milestones and public recognition of their achievements. This is especially true for seniors graduating from high school and college. Read the article here.

The Pressures Of A 2020 College Graduate

You had it all planned out. Then, this virus came along and changed everything. Read the article here.

College Students Feeling The Strain Of Social Distancing

The lives of college students have been turned upside down due to the coronavirus pandemic, so an expert offers some advice to help them cope with the situation. Read the article here.

‘I’m In High School Again’: Virus Sends College Students Home To Parents, And Their Rules

Their college campuses closed, crestfallen students have journeyed back to their childhood bedrooms — and to chores, revived sibling rivalries and curfews. Read the article here.