You can upload a profile picture to blackboard. If you do a small thumb nail picture will be added to all you Discussion Board and blog posts next to your name

To upload a profile picture, go to The Course Recourses home page in the top right corner you will see your name and a blank profile picture.

access tool pannel

Click on the arrow next to your name to open a tool panel then open the Setting tab

access settings

In the setting tab click on Personal information

link to personal information

Then click on Personalise My Settings

link to personalise my settings

Click on the brows button to choose a picture from you computer to upload as your avatar image (profile picture) then click submit

uploading a picture

Your profile picture will now display next to your name in blackboard

name with profile picture