Around The Heart Links:
Welcome to Around The Heart and its
counterpart, Around The Heart Daily. Around
The Heart provides the campus current, accurate
news and information in three formats: a daily e-mailed newsletter,
a blog, and a weekly print publication. At www.earlham.edu/aroundtheheart/ you’ll
find the blog with links to the submission
form and this
week’s print issue. Check it
out often to stay connected to the community.
Items submitted in complete form by 11 a.m. each weekday
(except Mondays) appear in the next morning's Around The Heart
in the blog.
Entries received on Mondays by 11 a.m. appear in the
blog and in the week's printed issue distributed on Tuesday mornings.
Submissions are accepted, edited and published at the editor's
The ATH Submission form
at www.earlham.edu/aroundtheheart/submissions/ should
be used to submit your entry if possible.
An explanation of the submission
form contents follows:
provided with each submission. The submitter may choose to withhold
information from publication,
but public contact information must be made available. The
only exceptions to this are items for Kudos.
2. item or event may be submitted
in each form.
3. Choose an appropriate for
your item. If an item is not categorized or an incorrect category
is selected, the editor categorizes
it. The categories and their content should be as indicated
notices of deadlines, actions by campus offices, policies, or hours
of operation. Should include:
the campus entity making the announcement and a contact for further information
for the public.
Content: time, date, place, campus entity or organization sponsoring the
event and contact information Should include: whether
the event is for the campus community, is open to the public or is a Richmond/Wayne
Content: announcements or celebrations
of the accomplishments of our outstanding students, faculty, or staff.
Should include: person's full name, title and department if staff or faculty, year and major if a student; a brief description of the accomplishment; the date
(if applicable) and any relevant links for more information. Please spell out all acronyms and give the full title and date of any publications referenced.
Content: updates on faculty
and college committee agendas, calls for feedback and notices of committee reports. Should include: full name of committee, contact person, Web links to related documents (if appropriate).
- Opportunities for … (
Content: Student workstudy positions, off-campus volunteer projects,
information on applying for grants or scholarships. Should include:
are on- or off-campus; for pay or voluntary; job title; brief description
of grant, scholarship, project or position; contact information,
and applicable dates.
Content: items for sale,
housing needed or available, travel needs and lost and found. Should include:
and contact information.
4. To ensure a high-quality publication,
we cannot run items that are missing essential information, such
as place, time or We must receive the missing data by
the deadline for
print items in order to publish the item in the desired issue.
. When incomplete submissions regarding campus announcements
or events are received, editorial staff replys with a request
for the missing information.
5. To help us include as many items as possible, please
keep your submissions brief (about
limiting information to the “five
Ws:” who, what, where, why and when. The editorial staff shortens
longer items. Our goal is to have no more than 6 pages for the
weekly print edition.
6. To give readers more information, direct them to a
to any Earlham College-sponsored page. We
include this information or link. We cannot be responsible
for including links outside
7. In the event that the form is inaccessible, you may
send an e-mail to aroundtheheart .
Model your e-mail after the format described above.
8. All student contact information is protected in online
versions of Around The Heart. If read
from an off-campus computer, readers are required to log
in with their Earlham username to access the personal contact information
item. In other words, only members of the Earlham community who
have system access are able to see personal contact information
in the online version
of the newsletter. If you are in campus housing on the College
network, you are NOT required to enter a password.
The events calendar included in a printed issue runs
from the date of the issue through 14 days. For example, the
calendar in the Tuesday, September 7 issue lists events from
Tuesday, September 7 through Monday, September 20. This provides
readers the opportunity to plan their activities through two weekends.
Items submitted to Around
The Heart run as follows:
Events (may run up to one month in advance)
Until the event occurs
Items of Interest
*Repetitions of all submissions and particularly those within
Items of Interest depends upon space needs of the printed
issue and the editor’s judgment. If you wish to have an Item
of Interest run in print more than once, a submission should be sent
each week that you wish it to run.
We hope you find Around The Heart a helpful campus resource.
Have a great year,
The Around The Heart Editorial Committee: