By Stuart Day, Dean, KU Edwards Campus and KU School of Professional Studies
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates many realities our society was already facing. Not the least of these are access to education, financial stress, disparities in technological capabilities, racial injustice and the unique needs of nontraditional students.
Justin Carroll, KUEC Biotechnology grad, attributes his on-the-job technical and problem-solving skills related to COVID-19 testing to his education at the KU Edwards Campus.
It’s not unusual for college students to balance their classroom education with real-life workplace experience. For 23-year-old Justin Carroll, a KU Edwardsbiotechnology senior, on-the-job experience has recently taken on a greater level importance.