Welcome to the fall semester and the 08-09 academic year!
Continuing to use current digital technology as much as possible, here is a new opportunity. You can link the Blackboard sites for your courses to your Face Book site. There are notifications if something has changed on your Blackboard sites, allows you to find your classmates on Face Book and much more. Here is a link for a tutorial:
There is also a Blackboard Sync Self Help Document at the Office of Technology Services web page.