There is a variety of ways to share news and information about upcoming events with the campus community.
The Campus Events Calendar is populated through the EMS system used by event organizers to reserve space on campus. For more information, contact Graig Eichler.
Campus Connection is a virtual bulletin board where Student Association clubs post events. College departments can share events there, too; email Bill Harcleroad for access. Items submitted to Campus Connection are automatically included in the Weekly Broadcast events listing, which is emailed on Mondays to all students, as well as faculty and staff subscribers. More information about advertising events on Campus Connection is available here.
Electronic signs: Events submitted to the Campus Connection are included on the signboards outside Wilsbach and Fine Arts. Items must be submitted at least 10 days in advance. For more information, contact Bill Harcleroad. To advertise an event on the electronic sign outside the Hunt Union, contact Robb Thibault.
The myOneonta portal includes announcements that can be targeted toward students, faculty/staff or both. Send items to Elaine Lowe.
The Daily Bulletin is a news blog for faculty and staff. Submit items to firstname.lastname@example.org. With the exception of items referencing events that have already occurred, all items submitted to the Bulletin will appear in the weekly Bulletin email, which is distributed on Wednesdays to all employees.
The sending of mass email to campus-wide listservs (for example, all employees or all students) is restricted to authorized users. Here is the process for pursuing authorization:
- Identify the listserv(s) to which you wish to send email (e.g., ALL_EMPLOYEES, ENROLLED_STUDENTS, etc.).
- Send an email stating “I request access allowing the [email account name] to send to [listserv(s)]” to the Cabinet-level administrator of your unit, who may approve or decline your request.
- For you to gain authorization, the Cabinet-level administrator of your unit (or designee thereof) must grant approval via email to the IT Service Desk, Cced to you and the Office of Communications.
- If your Cabinet-level administrator approves your request, the IT Service Desk will generate a ticket for appropriate Information Technology Services staff to execute your request, and then close the ticket afterward; also, the Office of Communications will follow up with you to provide guidance on mass email functionality and best practices.
The Office of Communications shares college news with the public through a variety of channels.
College website: The College News blog is an online presentation of news items about upcoming events, student and faculty accomplishments, and other college news. All items posted to the blog also rotate through the Latest & Greatest section of the college home page. To suggest a topic, contact Lisa Miller.
Social Media: The Office of Communications shares news via several institutional social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. To suggest a social media item, contact Lisa Miller.
Media placements: The Office of Communications works to get noteworthy college stories placed in local, regional and national media outlets. To share a story idea, contact Hal Legg.
Advertising: The Office of Communications design team creates print, web and radio advertising to promote college events and programs geared toward off-campus audiences. To request help with advertising, please contact Dave Geasey.