Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ResLife "Party House" program

The Office of Housing and Residence Life is sponsoring “Party House”, an experiential alcohol education program
- Thursday, September 4 and Friday, September 5 from 7-9:30 pm in McLean Hall
Party House is an annual program sponsored by Residence Life and the Connections program.  It consists of acted out scenes and follows a student through a night of partying and shows possible consequences for choices.  There is also information about drugs and alcohol provided through games and informational posters. 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Die Weiße Rose: Sept 2 - Oct 2, 2014

Dr. David Wildermuth, of the Modern Languages Department, and Lehman Library are proud to present "Die Weiße Rose".  Please visit the Exhibit Page to learn more about the World War II student group called "die Weiße Rose" or "The White Rose." 


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Did You Know? Facts about Labor Day

Profile America Facts for Features: Labor Day 2014: Sept. 1

The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. That celebration inspired similar events across the country, and by 1894 more than half the states were observing a “working men’s holiday” on one day or another. Later that year, with Congress passing legislation and President Grover Cleveland signing the bill on June 29, the first Monday in September was designated “Labor Day.” This national holiday is a creation of the labor movement in the late 19th century and pays tribute to the social and economic achievements of American workers. 
Who Are We Celebrating?
155.6 million
Number of people 16 and over in the nation’s labor force in May 2013. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Table A-1 <http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/empsit.pdf>
Say Goodbye to Summer
Labor Day is celebrated by most Americans as the symbolic end of the summer and the start of the back-to-school season.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Welcome New & Returning Students


Welcome new & returning students!
We look forward to serving you in the 2014 Fall Semester. 


Monday, August 18, 2014

Revamped Library Website!

tl;dr: We've revamped the library homepage
  • New content 
  • Main navigation on the left 
  • Better Instant Answers—integrated Chat! 
  • Where is your stuff? 
    • Common links on lower part of page. 
    • “Articles” and “Videos” are now part of Discovery search. 
    • Find the old “Article” search interface: A-Z Databases -> EBSCOhost-ALL EBSCO databases 
  • Why did things move? Based on your input! 
    • Student advisory group ongoing input. 
    • Faculty and staff ongoing input 
    • Tell us what you think! Contact Us.