Dismissing & Restoring a News Item

Announcements Overview

Instructors may use Announcements to deliver messages, course information, and other important updates.

  • Announcement items appear in the Announcements widget, but you can also receive instant notifications about postings through email, SMS, and RSS feeds.
  • Lone Star College Announcement items appear in the same My Home and Course Homepage News widgets as course-related News items.

Dismissing an Announcement

  • To dismiss an announcement so you no longer see it on the My Home or course home page, click the "X" to the right of the item title.Identifies the Dismiss icon.


Restoring an Announcement


  1. To restore a previously dismissed News item, click on Announcements in the header.
    Identifies the Announcements link.
  2. Click on the drop-down menu.
  3. Choose Restore.Identifies the Restore option.