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    Campus Announcements

    How to Use PDQ@RWU As Your Own Resource

    Do you have an event on campus that you want people to know about? Or have an announcement to share with the RWU campus community?

    As a part of the Roger Williams community, PDQ@RWU is your resource to post university events and announcements that have broad appeal to the primary audiences on campus – students, faculty and staff. Events and announcements on PDQ@RWU are user generated – which means it’s up to you to add your event to the calendar or submit an announcement.

    Events must be open to attendance by anyone in the RWU community, and in some cases, the greater public. A campus announcement must be informational in nature and intended for the campus community.

    Not all events and announcements, however, will qualify for publication. For example, because club meetings represent a small audience on campus, those are not published to the University Events calendar; and solicitations via campus announcements are not accepted.

    So how do you know if you should submit an event or a campus announcement?

    Whether it’s a pep rally, art show or lecture hosted by an academic department, if it takes place on campus at a scheduled time and date, then it’s an event. Submit an event listing here to ensure that your event will appear on the University Events calendar and in the appropriate edition of the PDQ Pulse. (For more on the PDQ Pulse, read here.)

    A campus announcement is a vehicle to send messages to the RWU community. It’s a way to inform students about a Fulbright Fellowship opportunity or an on-campus internship or work-study position. To update the campus community when a facility’s regularly scheduled hours of operation will change, or communicate the deadline for submitting study abroad applications. Campus announcements can be submitted here for inclusion on both the Campus Announcements page of PDQ@RWU and for one-time publication in the PDQ Pulse.

    Now that you know, submit your events and announcements today! For more on the policies and guidelines, read here.


    Join a Webinar on "Students on the Autism Spectrum in our Campus Community" on Nov. 9

    Student Accessibility Services invites you to participate in a special program — a live webinar with Dr. Jane Brown titled, "Students on the Autism Spectrum in our Campus Community." The webinar will be screened on Wednesday, Nov 9, from 3 to 4 p.m. in FCAS 162.

    Students on the autism spectrum (including Asperger’s Syndrome) are attending college in increasing numbers. Students with autism add diversity and richness to a University and also bring some challenges to the classrooms and residence halls. Please join SAS as we gather members of the campus community from all departments: Faculty, Student Affairs/Life; Residence Life, and other support service offices. The program will include: Brief Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger’s Syndrome; Management strategies for working/interacting with students in your classroom, residence halls, clubs and orgs, Library, etc.; Q&A – share your concern or case with Dr. Brown.

    Jane Thierfeld Brown is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale Child Study, Yale Medical School, Director of College Autism Spectrum and former Director of Student Services at the University of Connecticut School of Law. She has worked in Disability Services for 37 years. She holds an Ed.D from Columbia University, Teachers College. Dr. Brown consults with many families, students, school districts and institutions of higher education. Dr. Brown has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS News and NPR. She has co- authored “Student with Asperger’s: A Guide for College Professionals” (2009), “The Parent’s Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum” (2012), and “Behavior Management and Self-Regulation” (2012), along with many textbook chapters and articles. Dr. Brown is married and has three children, the youngest being a 24-year-old son with autism.

    Please call Student Accessibility Services if you have questions about the program at x3841.