NDMU Together PPE Tote Winners
Congratulations to all the winners of the NDMU Together PPE tote bag giveaway sponsored by Institutional Advancement. Thank you to the campus community for your continued dedication to keeping NDMU healthy and safe this year. Congratulations Jenna Maher, Kathy Litz, Lauren Haggerty, Melissa Albright, Michael Golze, Suzan Harkness, Terri Shrader, Vanessa Wright and Valen Dallasta.
Faculty Development: Brightspace Basics
You're invited to join instructional designer, Simone Christian for one or all of the 5-part basic training series in using the new Brightspace learning management system:
- Introduction & Overview: A 15-minute tour of the user interface, student views, and the Brightspace Community learning resources.
- Brightspace Course Content: One-hour session that shows the basics of creating assignments, discussions, and quizzes.
- Brightspace Reporting: in 30 minutes, you'll be introduced to the reporting, statistics, and analytics tools in Brightspace.
- Brightspace Communication: in one hour we look at the various ways to communicate with learners; from announcements to awards!
- Course Content Hands-on: we'll take an hour to practice building course content, assignments, quizzes, and discussions).
The series runs from November 16-25. These sessions are a useful supplement to the other live sessions given within your individual schools or the asynchronous self-paced training found on the Brightspace community. Learn more and register.
Select USMAI and ILL book checkout
An expanded selection of books is available for contactless pickup from Loyola Notre Dame Library! Books from LNDL and select USMAI libraries are now available for contactless pickup from Loyola Notre Dame Library. Learn more about requesting books and contactless pickup.
Faculty and Graduate students can request contactless pickup of Interlibrary Loan books from libraries worldwide. You can continue to request PDFs of book chapters and articles via Interlibrary Loan, too.
Questions? Get the latest information or get help from a librarian 24/7 via chat!
Fitness Center Open for Current Resident Students Only
The NDMU fitness center on campus has reopened with limitations to current NDMU residents. See more information regarding the safety precautions in place and how residents can register for a time slot.
Message from Dr. Yam Regarding the Fall 2020 Athletic Season
All Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) schools’ athletic programs were suspended through December 31, 2020. The CSAC Board of Directors will be reconvening in late November to evaluate athletics return for the spring semester.
Gators Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion through Social Media
The NCAA celebrated a "Diversity and Inclusion Social Media Campaign" that was partnered with the Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee (MOIC) and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committees. Throughout the campaign that ran October 27 through October 29, schools and conferences were encouraged to participate and support the campaign. See how NDMU student-athletes participated and how they celebrate diversity and inclusion.
Auxiliary & Conference Services
Camp Notre Dame at Home: Winter Wonderland
Give the gift of adventure! Purchase Camp Notre Dame At Home: Winter Wonderland Edition. All the supplies and materials for 15 crafts and projects, with access to pre-recorded tutorials by our camp staff, included.
Gator Swim School
The NDMU Office of Conference and Auxiliary Services is pleased to offer Gator Swim School! Our mission is to help young swimmers build upon their skill sets and be confident in and around the water. Let’s swim together!
Learn how Communication and Teamwork skills are transferrable from customer service jobs. Get a new perspective on these roles and how to include them in your job search documents so they relate to your targeted job.
Tuesday, November 10 at 3:30-4:30 pm
Please watch for a message in the next few days regarding our Life Design Survey. You will be able to share which career topics are most important to you and what you need to meet your goals. Complete the survey and earn a chance to win an Amazon gift card.
English Language Institute
In December, Lindsay Conboy, ELI Course Administrator, will be presenting at the Maryland Adult Education Virtual Training Institute. The presentation Go BOLD!, discusses why explicitly teaching text features to adult language learners and literacy students are essential to building necessary skills for print and digital literacy. The presentation will include three evidence-based approaches for introducing the skill as well as ideas for reinforcement throughout a course.