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COVID-19 Update

March 15, 2020 – In response to the COVID-19 situation, the administration of New Saint Andrews College has determined to temporarily move all class instruction to an online format. This change will take effect for the first two weeks of Westminster Term (March 16-27). You can find all the college’s responses on the evolving situation here.

Stories, Podcasts, and News

President’s Message to the Students: Improvise, God Bless, Stay Well

Students, First, I want to thank you for being such an incredibly cheerful and nimble group. Your academic career seems to have been transformed into a game of Simon Says commanded by an intoxicated sadist. And yet you have all adapted and kept your humor. Thanks for...

Virtual Visit Week | March 23-27

With COVID-19 keeping our usual visitors from traveling, we’ve decided to make our visits virtual. This coming week we’ll be hosting a Virtual Visit Week that has: Live-streamed classes A welcome from President Ben Merkle and an information webinar A...

COVID-19 Update (March 15, 2020)

COVID-19 Update (March 15, 2020) In response to the COVID-19 situation, the administration of New Saint Andrews College has determined to temporarily move all class instruction to an online format. This change will take effect for the first two weeks of Westminster...

COVID-19 Update (March 12, 2020)

COVID-19 Update (March 12, 2020) The administration of New Saint Andrews College continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and assess its impact upon college operations and related activities. For future updates on the college’s response to this evolving situation,...

COVID-19 Preparedness and Information

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) This is not intended to be comprehensive and should not be considered to be providing medical or legal advice. In all instances, you should consult with your doctor for guidance specific to your circumstances. The Centers for...

COVID-19 and Spring Break

For all students: with the outbreak of COVID-19, Professor Tim Griffith has given some practical advice for anyone traveling during Spring Break. Please read his guiding remarks carefully. The faculty and administration are praying your break is safe and fun.

President’s Day and the Order of Time

From Dr. Chris Schlect: Idaho is one of eight states that will recognize “President’s Day” next Monday. The origins of the holiday trace back to the time following the Civil War when Congress closed federal offices for a day to mark the anniversary of George...

Reviving the Dying Art of Communication

If communication is an art, our society seems to be in the Dadaist era. The dying art of good communication is something New Saint Andrews seeks to revive. And the senior thesis is perhaps the pinnacle of a student’s ability to communicate well—here's why.

Dr. Gordon Wilson’s Riot and the Dance: Water

Riot and the Dance: Water is part 2 of the documentary series by Canon Press, featuring our own Professor Gordon Wilson, who is something like a Steve Irwin with a doctorate. Here is an exclusive sneak peek of the documentary.

Professor Stokes on Where the Classical and the Christian Converge

“Dr. Stokes has changed my entire paradigm of thinking, not only about subjects like science and religion, but also about how I understand, interact with, and debate with people. I now question everything with an attendant sense of humility.”

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