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ITHACA, N.Y. –– In recent weeks Cornell UniversityIthaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College have announced their plans for reopening operations this fall following their shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The news has left many wondering what reopening will mean for staff and faculty, for the community at-large, and for the students themselves? How potential impacts might be minimized for those most vulnerable?

Tune into WRFI Community Radio this Monday, July 13 from 6 to 7 p.m. for another virtual town hall to discuss the reopening plans.

Panelists include Joel Malina, Cornell’s Vice President for University Relations, Deb Mohlenhoff, TC3’s Assistant Vice President for College Relations, Odalys Diaz Piñeiro, chief of staff in the Office of the President at Ithaca College and Frank Kruppa, Tompkins County Public Health Director. More panelists may be added soon.

Submit your written questions or concerns anytime online or call in LIVE during the broadcast at 607-441-WRFI (9734). You can even leave a voice message with your question anytime before the broadcast on our comment line at 607-319-5445 extension 6.

Again, the time to tune in is Monday July 13 from 6 to 7 p.m., 88.1FM Ithaca, 91.9 Watkins Glen, live in the Facebook event, and from everywhere through the WRFI website.

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