In The News

"At the top of mind for this university is safety- safety for our students, our staff, our faculty and administrators, making sure that we as a community are safe."

USI President Ronald S. Rochon spoke with Brad Byrd of Eyewitness News during the newscast's "InDEPTH" segment on how the University is approaching the return to campus, as well as how different aspects of the USI community are handling the pandemic.

Watch the full interview at Eyewitness News

Dr. Ronald S. Rochon

“Rural counties are going to experience these outbreaks differently. That is just one of the facts of outbreaks. It is a little safer to live in a rural area when an outbreak is going on, but it can also be a double-edged sword."

Dr. Erin Reynolds, Associate Professor of Health Services, speaks on how the spread of diseases affects rural counties differently than urban ones and offers expertise on how southern Indiana may be impacted by the spread of COVID-19.

Read more in Perry County News

Dr. Erin Reynolds

Bower speaks on Task Force

David Bower, Vice President of Development, spoke to media outlets regarding the structure of the Presidential Task Force addressing COVID-19 and the safe return to campus for faculty, staff and students.

Read more at 14 NEWS

David Bower

To stay or go: living as an international student during COVID-19

Haifa Rejili, a USI student from Tunisia, speaks with The Shield about being an international student on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the support she has received from USI administrators and faculty.

Read more in The Shield