Student Letter-COVID

January 13, 2022

Dear CCC Students,

Welcome to your spring 2022 semester. Whether you are returning from the fall semester or you are starting a new experience here at CCC, we are so glad to have you as a student.

COVID-19 has returned with a vengeance and it is imperative that we all work together to ensure our campuses/centers are as safe as possible for all students and staff. Please read the COVID-19 announcements and guidelines outlined for spring 2022 by CCC President Dr. Matt Gotschall, at this link.

Promptly report any of the following three situations to the associate dean of students or the dean of student success. Contact information is listed below.

  • You are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
  • You believe you have been exposed to the virus and/or are considered a close contact of a positive case.
  • You have tested positive for the virus or are awaiting test results.

Columbus Campus

Joshua York



Grand Island Campus

Michelle Lubken



Hastings Campus

Sean Griffin




Dr. Beth Przymus-Klitz



For the latest COVID information, you can contact your local health district office.

Columbus Campus

East Central District Health Department



Grand Island Campus

Central District Health Department



Hastings Campus

South Heartland District Health Department



Kearney, Lexington and Holdrege Centers

Two Rivers Public Health Department



Ord Center

Loup Basin Public Health Department



Should you become ill or be exposed to COVID-19, be assured that we want you to have the resources and information you need to stay on top of your coursework. Be sure to take advantage of CCC’s academic success centers, which offer free tutoring (virtual and in-person), assistance with writing projects, free computer access and a quiet place for you to study or receive academic help. Our academic success directors can be reached in person, or by phone or email at:

Columbus Campus Melanie McKinney 402-562-1297 email
Grand Island Campus Ron Christensen 308-398-7475 email
Hastings Campus Erika Wolfe 402-461-2551 email

Finally, remember to reach out if you need assistance or guidance for anything CCC’s student success staff are ready to help with any concerns you may be experiencing. We are here for you and wish you continued success in your academics and in the pursuit of your goals.


Elizabeth Przymus-Klitz, Ph.D.
Dean of Student Success