I heard on the mainstream media news tonight that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Sunday declared a “public health emergency” for the current swine flu outbreak, which while mild so far in the United States, has taken 86 lives in Mexico. Secretary Napolitano liked the current emergency call to preps for a pending hurricane.… Read more Are We Ready for Swine Flu?
As I checked my Facebook account last night, a chat box popped up from a colleague from a former institution, Gwinnett Technical College, where I worked in Georgia. We chatted for a few minutes, and she relayed a nice complement. She had stopped by our old college to visit with friends and discussion turned to… Read more I’ll Find Out, Sir!
Image via CrunchBase It has been an interesting week for me in Facebook. I have reconnected with several colleagues that I had lost touch with in the past few years. Facebook to me is great for connecting with family and friends, but as with any social networking application, a host of questions arise concerning possible… Read more The Friends Question
Like any major institution, there is sometimes overlap in training opportunities being offered around campus. We noticed this morning that I have a workshop on blogging today and Technology Services has one next week. Interestingly, mine is about web publishing and instructional opportunities (with 4 people signed up) while the other is about the mechanics… Read more Telling Your Story Differently