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Attention Students: Have You Checked out Connections Lately?


April 11, 2011 http://www.southuniversity.edu/whoweare/newsroom/blog/attention-students-have-you-checked-out-connections-lately

For the traditional student, college is usually about much more than heading to class and completing assignments. There’s also the social aspect: the clubs and organizations one participates in throughout their matriculation.

Of course, this phenomenon is not specific to campus-based schools - South University offers its students the opportunity to interact with their peers and faculty outside the online classroom with Connections, South University’s exclusive social network.

Connections is a great place for students to interact with faculty and each other. It includes three specific areas for interaction:

  • A department area where faculty and students from specific programs can interact and read about the latest news and events pertinent to them.
  • An Organizations area that includes student chapters of professional organizations, as well as groups organized by the Student Affairs department at South University.
  • A lounge area where users can create their own groups based on anything from their location to specific interests they may have outside of school.

For students who may not have a chance to check out Connections on a regular basis, Student Affairs also publishes a quarterly newsletter called Connections Corner, which highlights some of the most recent events and organizations discussed in Connections. The newsletter is e-mailed to students and is also posted on the Campus Common.

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