MSUToday
Published: April 7, 2020

Going the distance during coronavirus

Contact(s): Jennifer Trenkamp Communication Arts And Sciences office: 517-432-5255 jen@msu.edu, Beth Brauer University Communications Beth.Brauer-Delaney@cabs.msu.edu

At a time when distance from each other is encouraged to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Zak Sorensen is cultivating an online community to keep people connected.

About two weeks ago, Sorensen, a student in the MSU Strategic Communication Online Master’s Program, created the #covid19runchallenge group on Facebook.

The group was a result of Sorensen’s personal experience. When his gym was closed due to the coronavirus, he said he was looking for other ways to hold himself accountable to staying active.

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