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ACC will reopen with in-person, remote learning

News Photo by Julie Goldberg Dawn Stone, dean of workforce development at Alpena Community College, talks with Sarah Burt, director of library technology, who is communicating through the college’s video conferencing system equipment in this 2019 file photo.

ALPENA — Students attending Alpena Community College in the fall will have different options of how they can attend classes.

The options include the traditional, in-person learning, online courses, or a hybrid class that includes in-person and online learning, the college said in a news release.

Colleges and K-12 schools were closed by state order in mid-March in a bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has said, however, that the spread of the virus has slowed enough that in-class learning can resume in the fall.

College officials are taking proactive measures to protect the health of students and staff, including promoting social distancing and other measures, according to a college press release.

No matter the course format, students will need access to the internet, a computer, and a webcam.

Enrollment for the fall semester is underway, with the fall semester scheduled to begin Aug. 31. Current students can register for fall classes online through WebAdvisor.

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