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February 6, 2006

Announcements

 

Office of Student Services

The Office of Student Services sent a letter to all students concerning alcohol. They are concerned about the increased evidence of alcohol abuse on campus and they want faculty to be aware and, where appropriate, talk with students about reducing the dangers.

 

TimesSelect Cards

Full-time faculty will be receiving a TimesSelect card through campus mail. This card enables New York Times readers to take advantage of all the special features that TimesSelect provides on NYTimes.com. Those features are:

-Times File

-News Tracker

-Op-Ed and news columnists

-Times Preview

-Multimedia Features

-Archives, and more

Each reader must activate his or her TimesSelect account at http://www.nytimes.com/accesscode. Each card has an individual access code that must be entered at the registration screen. The access code and subscription to TimesSelect are valid until June 30, 2006.

 

Habibi

In March, 9th and 10th grade students will visit Augustana through a program sponsored by Associated Colleges of Illinois to expose more young people to campus environments. While here, participants will join a discussion of Habibi by Naomi Shihab Nye. If you are familiar with this book, or would like to be, please contact Shiney Edwards in the Admissions Office (aaose) or Kai Swanson in the President's Office (kaiswanson)