b'A BA.Keeping Our College Community B.NCCC LaunchesSafe from the Spread Morning Thunder Podcast; NCCC continued to facilitate a safe learning and workReceives SUNY Awardenvironment into 2021. The college offered an extendedAdmissions Counselor, Denise Prohaska selection of online, hybrid (online learning and in-personand Coordinator of the Academic Center for instruction), and blended courses (100% online withExcellence, Madison Ebsary, are founders and some or all of the online instruction occurring in realco-hosts of the Colleges first podcast, Morning time) as well as select face-to-face classes.Thunder. Episodes included topics such as Our custodial staff also rose to the occasion as theymental health practices, prepping for finals, increased disinfection protocols after each classroomsgap years, and even culturally trending topics usage. Student housing operated with reducedsuch as the Animal Management program as it occupancy, converting all rooms to single-occupancy.relates to Netflixs The Tiger King.Hand sanitizing stations and extra masks were available Morning Thunder was recognized by in every building. Social distancing guidelines alongSUNYCUAD (State University of New York with daily screenings and weekly testing protocols wereCouncil for University Advancement) and followed by all. NCCC conducted 25,028 rapid testsearned a Judges Citation at the 2021 Awards and 627 point of contact tests from September of 2020for Excellence.through May of 2021, identifying early detection of the virus and keeping our community safe. 26 NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE'