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Neag Daily Digest (Faculty/Staff)

Overview

In order to reduce the amount of email faculty and staff have to read through, the Neag School of Education has consolidated individual emails into a single digest sent once daily at 9:00 a.m. to faculty and staff. The new daily digest, titled “Neag News” will be powered by the same software developed by UITS to run the UConn Daily Digest sent each day at 11 a.m. If there are no announcements scheduled for a particular day’s daily digest, no email will be broadcast.

 

Daily Digest Rules

There are two rules in place for the daily digest:

  • Announcements must be submitted two business days in advance
    ex: an announcement you would like broadcast on a Wednesday must be submitted on a Monday
  • Announcements can be repeated a maximum of 3 times

Submission Process

Anyone with a NetID can submit to the Neag Daily Digest by visiting the Soapbox site (Soapbox is the software that powers the Daily Digest)

  1. Go to the Soapbox site at: soapbox.uconn.edu
  2. Click the blue “Submit Announcement” button
  3. Sign in with your NetID & password
  4. Select “Neag News” as your publication
  5. Choose an upcoming publication date
  6. Fill in the headline, announcement details or a link to an external announcement, and your contact information

Review Process

Announcement submissions will be reviewed daily by the Dean’s Office and placed into one of the following categories:

  • Special Category
    reserved for urgent messages
  • Deadlines and Important Dates
    important dates to remember and upcoming deadlines (PTR, timecards, semester deadlines, etc.)
  • School-wide Announcements
    messages applicable to all Neag School faculty and staff
  • Scholarly Announcements and Events
    scholarly events such as conferences, speakers, colloquia, dissertation defenses
  • Accolades
    announcements about awards, titles,
  • Technology and Information Systems
    announcements about IT systems
  • Funding, Grants, and Scholarships
    opportunities for funding for faculty and/or their students
  • Research Classifieds
    opportunities to collaborate with other faculty members on research (Fridays)
  • In the News
    Neag faculty, staff, students, and projects featured in the news
  • Dean’s Office
    announcements specifically for Dean’s Office faculty & staff
  • Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction
    announcements specifically for EDCI faculty and staff
  • Dept. of Educational Leadership
    announcements specifically for EDLR faculty and staff
  • Dept. of Educational Psychology
    announcements specifically for EPSY faculty and staff
  • Office of Teacher Education
    announcements specifically for Teacher Ed. faculty and staff
  • Course Announcements
    announcements about upcoming course offerings
  • Bulletin Board/Classifieds
    community announcements, looking for a babysitter, buying/selling/renting a house, etc.
  • Miscellaneous
    announcements that don’t fit anywhere else