The Department of Facilities Planning and Construction has provided a clearinghouse of information about sustainability initiatives at the College, including the President’s Climate Commitment, the Climate Action Plan, the Urban Ecology Program, composting, curriculum, Dining Services programs, energy policy, purchasing, recycling, transportation, U-Haul Care Share, and several other programs. Read about sustainability initatives
Lafayette library users now have access to electronic books published by Springer from 2005-12. The bulk of Springer’s titles are in the sciences, engineering, nad economics. The e-books can be downloaded, printed, linked to in Moodle, and transferred to e-readers. Information about all the titles is available in the Library Catalog. A complete list is [...]
Earlier this year, the Information Technology Committee of the Board of Trustees approved the three-year Master Plan for Information Technology Services. Objectives are: Develop capabilities that support faculty teaching, research, and student learning Support creation of and access to digital assets and data Promote the efficient use of technology through community partnership Support communication and collaboration [...]
Library books borrowed on yearlong loan are due June 1. The library offers the Lafayette community the option to renew online through the catalog. Visit the renewal feature
Sharon Chen ’15 is the Landis Community Outreach Center’s America Reads*America Counts Tutor of the Month. “This is my second semester tutoring with America Reads and I absolutely love it…The idea that we, as tutors, can have a positive influence on these children while helping them in their education makes this job extra special,” she [...]
A case study from Lafayette is included in a new book, Past or Portal? Enhancing Undergraduate Learning through Special Collections and Archives, published by the Association of College and Research Libraries). Diane Windham Shaw, director for special collections and college archives, authored “Waiting to Excel: Undergraduate Research Partnerships in Special Collections at Lafayette College.” The book [...]
Gifts From Home is a Dining Services program for sending students personally prepared care packages. Possible contents range from fresh-baked birthday cakes, cookies, and brownies to local fresh seasonal baskets. Orders must be placed five business days in advance to guarantee delivery. All items include a personalized card. Learn more or place an order
The latest recreation services newsletter features the Precision Step Team and the Lafayette Dance Company, as well as the baseball club, the ski and snowboard racing club, the calendar of home games in club sports, and more. Read the newsletter Visit the recreation services news webpage
Over the next few weeks, several new online tools for faculty and staff will become available through Banner Self-Service. Within the Banner Finance section, you will be able to: Submit your departmental budget (starting in May with the FY12-13 budget) Submit and approve purchase requisitions (starting in or before July 2012) Submit and approve requests [...]
Recreation services will kick off its Healthy Monday Challenge March 26. Sign up at the fitness center desk to hang, walk, sit or run your way to lots of prizes including flash drives, drawstring bags, and a $15 Wawa gift card See the fitness assistant to get your questions answered and join the fun.
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