Archive for February, 2011

Thursday’s Jazz Ensemble concert postponed

February 2nd, 2011

The Wooster Jazz Ensemble concert scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday) night has been postponed because the guest soloist can’t get out of Chicago, where the weather’s even worse than here. The concert will be rescheduled at a date to be determined later.

Tonight’s basketball games @ Hiram postponed

February 2nd, 2011

The Fighting Scots men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled for tonight at Hiram College have been postponed until tomorrow due to the weather. The women will tip off at 6 p.m. Thursday, the men at 8 p.m.

More details here.

Lowry dining hall is open

February 2nd, 2011

Despite the storm, the Lowry Center dining hall is open today with full service during its regular hours of 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

MacLeod’s Coffee Bar & Convenience Store will be open until 1 p.m., while Mom’s will open at 11 a.m. for lunch and operate at least until early afternoon (later if staff can get in to campus).

Kittredge, the Tartan Room, and Pop’s Sub Stop are all closed today.

College closed today, Feb. 2

February 2nd, 2011

The College of Wooster will be closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 2, due to the impact of the ice storm. All classes are cancelled and all college offices will be closed. Only those college personnel necessary for emergency response duty will report to work.

Please remain indoors and off the roads as conditions are expected to be hazardous today.

Winter storm preparations

February 1st, 2011

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Wooster area, which remains in effect through 7 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 2. A mix of sleet, freezing rain, and snow will develop this evening and continue through the day tomorrow. Accumulations of a half inch or more of ice are expected overnight, and American Electric Power is anticipating power outages throughout northeast Ohio.

The college’s emergency response planning group continues to monitor the situation and plans are in place to deal with the storm’s impact on campus. Updates will be provided as necessary through the college’s emergency notification system of text and voice messages and e-mail, as well as on this blog.

Please use common sense and exercise caution if you are moving around campus during the storm.