Students actually have the ability to manage how and which courses they receive email or mobile notifications from. Simply follow the steps below.
1) Click the My Places icon at the top center of your Bb Page
3) Select whether you want to edit the settings for an individual course or bulk edit (several or all courses at once)
4) Then simply click the selection boxes next to the particular items you wish to receive notifications for. Click the top boxes to select all.
And don't forget from the My Places page you can also add a picture of yourself, edit personal information and who can view this information!