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  2. 2. Cool Tools Tip of the Month<br />QR “Quick Response” Codes<br /><ul><li>These codes work with smartphones. Download a free QR reader application. This allows you to scan the code, subsequently redirecting you to contact information, a website, an e-mail address or other display text, or a social media platform.
  3. 3. What are some ways QR codes might be used in the future?
  4. 4. Place QR codes on syllabi so students have fast access to additional resources or information on the web.
  5. 5. For business, placing QR codes on business cards can direct people to a website.
  6. 6. The possibilities are endless, so keep your eyes open for these new digital tools!</li></ul>Use your mobile device to scan the QR code above to see how it works.<br />
  7. 7. Open Campus is offering Online Scholarships!<br />Scholarships for $300 each are available for Summer Term, 2011. <br />Applicants must:<br /> ■be enrolled in at least six online credits during Summer 2011<br /> ■have a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 or higher<br /> ■have applied for financial aid by completing a FAFSA application<br /> ■complete an Open Campus scholarship application (Download as Microsoft DOC or Adobe PDF)<br /> ■submit an essay, 1–2 typed pages, double-spaced. Please include <br /> some of the following elements: <br /> ■how online learning has promoted your overall learning experience;<br /> ■the most interesting aspect of online learning;<br /> ■where you see the future of online learning.<br />Winners to be announced soon!<br />
  8. 8. Congratulations Open Campus and MPSS on your amazing contributions to the United Charities Campaign<br />Open Campus and MPSS surpassed its contribution goal, reaching 179% of our goal! Thank you to everyone for your generous contributions and active participation! We returned 86% of our employee pledge forms! The best performance college-wide! <br />
  9. 9. The Florida State College Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2011 District Board of Trustees Award for community service. This award recognizes Florida State College at Jacksonville full-time employees for their volunteer service to the community.<br />One full-time employee will be selected for the award. The award recognizes exceptional service by an employee to a single nonprofit agency during the 2010 calendar year. The recipient will be recognized at the 2011 Fall Convocation and will be presented with a $300 check payable to the charitable organization of the recipient’s choice. A candidate’s peers and supervisors can make nominations.<br />Please return completed nomination forms to the Florida State College Foundation, Administrative Offices Room 104 or by e-mail to by August 12.<br />
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  12. 12. Take a Look!<br />The Florida Office of Women in Higher Education (FLOWHE) held their monthly Brown Bag Lunch Meeting on June 16th<br />
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  15. 15. Florida Office of Women in Higher Education Conference<br />Friday, <br />August 12th, 2011<br />FSCJ Deerwood Center<br />9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. <br />The Registration Fee is $10.00 and will cover all conference <br />materials and lunch. <br />Call 904-256-6987 or email Tina Cross at to register or obtain more information.<br />
  16. 16. Florida Office of Women in Higher Education<br />Brown Bag Lunch for Sharing and Networking<br />Wellness for Women … REFRESH … RELAX … RENEW <br />An Experiential Event of Stress Reduction and Desk Yoga<br />Presented by Susan Byrne Lee<br />Wednesday, September 21st<br />11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. <br />UNF Student Union West<br />Building 58, Room 3703C<br />
  17. 17. Continuing Education<br />Check out our Continuing Education programs:<br />American Management Association<br /><br />Ed2Go<br /><br />