International Students Pursue Their Passions While Adjusting to Remote Learning

Saachi JainZvipozvashe Ngwenya

With the COVID-19 pandemic looming large in the United States, international students at Syracuse University faced an unpredictable dilemma. As campus instruction shifted to a remote learning environment after spring break, many international students undertook the gauntlet of airline travel, accompanied by the uncertainty of the virus’ impact on their countries and whether they would be placed in quarantine when they reached home. Others remained in Syracuse, distant from family and friends and not knowing when they could return home.

VPA film major Saachi Jain ’22 and museum studies graduate student Zvipozvashe Ngwenya G’21 were among the Syracuse University students who shared their stories about this unprecedented time.

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