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Emailing majors/minors that are seniors

Currently we feed all students that have declared a particular major or minor into the appropriate Department site in Blackboard. This allows all faculty and AAs to quickly email everyone associated with the department, conduct surveys, provide a space for majors/minors to add information about their progress towards fulfilling the major, communicate with each other …
One other administrative function is to email seniors. There are many ways to do this each of which requires some front end work and maintenance of lists. However, we have a little work around that makes contacting majors/minors that are also seniors rather easy.
1) Log in to Blackboard
2) Go to your department site under My Organizations
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3) Go to the Grade Center>>Full Grade Center in the Control Panel (left margin, below menu)
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4) Click on the double down arrows in the Obie ID Number column (usually the 3rd or 4th column) and select “Sort Descending”
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5) Click on all the checkboxes in front of all SR- (SR stands for seniors) in column 1
6) After checking all relevant boxes, scroll back to the top of the grade center, select “Email Selected Users”
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DONE! Remember that this will send email to majors AND minors.

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