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Communication Vehicles at Southwestern University

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The following list summarizes the different means that are available to communicate news at Southwestern University

Campus Notices
The Campus Notices system allows anyone on campus to post a notice and target that notice to the most appropriate audience (faculty, staff, students or everyone). The system is accessed by going to www.southwestern.edu/cn. Campus users can log in using their e-mail address and password. Notices may be scheduled for delivery the same day or at a future date. Notices in a variety of categories are accepted, including Official University News and Notices; Club, Organization and Extracurricular Notices; Community Service and Fund-Raising; and Personal Notices.  

In Focus
In Focus
is an electronic campus newsletter that is published weekly (except during the summer) by the Office of University Communications. It includes campus events, news stories, faculty and student achievements (notables) and media coverage of Southwestern. It is posted online every Friday at www.southwestern.edu/newsroom/ and is distributed via listserv to those who subscribe to it.

Items for In Focus should be sent to infocus@southwestern.edu. Submissions must be contributed by Wednesday morning for that Friday’s edition.

Megaphone
The Megaphone is the student newspaper. It is published every Thursday during the academic year. Deadlines are 9 p.m. Tuesday of the week before. Submissions should be sent to megaphone@southwestern.edu.

Southwestern Magazine
Southwestern magazine is the official university magazine. It is published twice a year by the Office of Institutional Advancement. Deadlines are several months in advance of publication. Submissions or ideas for stories should be directed to solinm@southwestern.edu.

News from SU for Parents
News from SU for Parents is an electronic newsletter that is mailed monthly (except during the summer) to all parents of Southwestern students. It is published by the Office of Parent Relations.

Submissions for News from SU for Parents should be sent to parents@southwestern.edu. Deadlines are the 10th of each month and the newsletter is mailed around the 15th of each month. Archived editions of News from SU for Parents are located at www.southwestern.edu/parents/.

News from SU for Alumni
News from SU for Alumni is an electronic newsletter that is mailed to all alumni for whom the University has e-mail addresses. It is published by the Office of Alumni Relations.

Submissions for News from SU for Alumni should be sent to alumni@southwestern.edu. Deadlines are the 10th of each month and the newsletter is mailed around the 15th of each month. The current edition can be found online at www.sualumni.net/newsfromsu.

News from the Office of the Provost
News from the Office of the Provost is an electronic newsletter sent to faculty members every two weeks, usually on Wednesdays. Submissions for News from the Office of the Provost must be received by the Monday before an issue is published. Submissions should be sent to cowleyj@southwestern.edu.

Staff Affairs Council Newsletter
Staff Affairs Council publishes a newsletter for staff members each semester. Current and back issues can be found online at  http://www.southwestern.edu/staff/.