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ETSU Orientation Checklist

Here’s a handy-dandy guide to being prepared for orientation at ETSU. Activate your ETSU Domain account You will need to activate your ETSU domain and reset your password so you are able to use GoldLink at orientation. If your account … Continue reading

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How to survive your first semester at college

First time? Coming back after taking some time off? Here are 6 tips to help you start your college career on the right foot. 1. Get involved as soon as possible. High school shouldn’t be the last time you are involved. … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Succeeding in an Online Course

Courses online allow students a flexible schedule and convenience while receiving the same education as on campus students. However, an online course is a different experience compared to in-class courses. If you aren’t familiar with online classes, it can be … Continue reading

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Find your next read: a list of National Book Award finalists

Image Credit: National Book Foundation 2014 National Book Awards Finalists The National Book Foundation, presenter of the National Book Awards, announced the 2014 shortlist of finalists for fiction, non-fiction, poetry and young people’s literature on NPR’s Morning Edition yesterday. If … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Under the Pumpkin Sun

Why does the sun look like a Jack-o-Lantern, and why is it that we tend to see faces everywhere? Image Credit: NASA/GSFC/SDO The Science of the Pumpkin Sun Last week NASA released a composite photo of the sun using two different wavelengths … Continue reading

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Remembering Maya Angelou – Rainbow in the Clouds

On a rainy Tuesday in March of 2006, Maya Angelou addressed a gathering of 3,600 on the campus of East Tennessee State University. Her message: be a rainbow in the crowd. To Angelou, being a rainbow in the crowd meant … Continue reading

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ETSU Online Offers SGA Debate Via Live Stream

East Tennessee State University’s Office of eLearning, home to ETSU’s online programs and courses, will broadcast the April 14 Student Government Association election debate via live streaming. SGA President Michael Wallace says live streaming the debate is an important component … Continue reading

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