An archive of the "Did You Know?" section of the weekly SMC Bulletin.

March 2015

• Even though it is spring break for students, there are still places to buy food this week. Café Louis is open Monday– Thursday, 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.; Friday, 5–9 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m.–2 p.m., and Monday, April 6, 5–9 p.m. Faculty/Staff dining and Oliver Hall will be closed for the break. Faculty/Staff dining reopens Tuesday, April 7. Oliver Hall reopens Monday April 6 for dinner at 5 p.m. Jamba Juice is open during Recreation Center hours. (March 30)

• Camp La Salle, a private Christian Brothers facility, invites all employees of Lasallian organizations to bring family and friends to the Sierra National Forest at Huntington Lake at 7,000 feet elevation. Join fellow Lasallians this summer to explore mountains and lakes, boat, fish and swim, or simply read and rest in the High Sierra from mid-June through the end of July. For more info, visit their site, email camplasalle@dlsi.org or call (559) 893-3241. (March 9)

February 2015

Study Abroad• Study abroad can be part of your undergraduate education. The Center for International Programs hosts the Fall Study Abroad Fair Wednesday, Feb. 25, 12:30– 2:30 p.m. in Dryden Hall. Meet representatives from international programs and Study Abroad Peer Mentors. Register to study abroad in fall or spring 2015 by March 1. (Feb 23)

The 2015 Fact Book is online, featuring up-to-date information on enrollment, graduation rates, academic programs, faculty, students, applicants, finances and alumni. (Feb 16)

• The Media Services Department provides Tech Checks as part of its training and consultation service. Tech Checks usually take only a few minutes and have proved invaluable for faculty, staff, students and guests. The checks provide an opportunity to make sure your laptop, flash drive or other media work well with the A/V where you will be presenting. Contact the IT Service Desk at (925) 631-4266 to schedule your Tech Check. (Feb 9)

Saint Mary's Legacy Garden• There is a brand-new path called the Gael Trail at the Legacy Garden, just built by students in the Ecology and Art in Action Jan Term class. The trail winds by a hexagonal labyrinth, a bat box and an owl box (which offer safe habitats for both creatures), a windmill and a wood rat den. The 20 ceramic trail markers also identify plants like mugwort, wild artichoke, soap root, poison oak and hemlock. (Feb 2)

January 2015

de la salle The library is home to the Library for Lasallian Studies, a collection available to researchers to use inside the library. It includes printed works by and about De la Salle, and also a collection of works about French religious and spiritual thought. If you wish to use this collection, contact a librarian for an appointment. (Jan 26)

• You can store and share files using SMC’s Google Drive. Google Drive can also sync files across devices. Visit the Tech Bar—open weekdays in St. Albert Hall and in Galileo 111—to learn more about this and other useful Google applications. (Jan 20)

• The Library now has two new bookable group study rooms on the third floor and lots of new study space. Contact the circulation desk at x4229 for more information. (Jan 12)

 

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