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Campus Communications Strategy

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Colleagues, Improvements to the Weekly Events Digest continue to be made based on excellent feedback from our campus community (see below). This week, new sections were added titled “Health and Wellness”, “Performing Arts”, “Faith”, and “Just for Fun”. Readership last … Continue reading

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Weekly Event Digest

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Campus Community: Below is a draft version of our weekly digest of upcoming events, reminders, and news. The Technology Resource Center will begin emailing this weekly beginning August 19 with a few initial publications sent by me as we work … Continue reading

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Summer Update on Technology Initiatives

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Campus Community: Below is a quick update on our summer technology initiatives. These projects include significant upgrades to our campus technology architecture as well as some important network security improvements. I tried to focus on how this work will impact you as … Continue reading

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CampusEAI: Mobile Apps

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Colleagues: As some of you are aware, our community now connects on average 2.5 mobile devices per person to our campus network.  Use of mobile technology is more pervasive than ever before.  To accommodate this growth, we finalized an agreement … Continue reading

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Good News!

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Colleagues, I wanted to alert you, as part of our summer work plan, that a secondary server facility was activated last week.  The primary server facility in Hutchins remains, but is now replicating continuously to servers across campus at the … Continue reading

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New Collaboration Systems

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Faculty/Staff: Our conversion of student email boxes to Office 365 is the first of several waves of upgrades taking place throughout the summer.  Our Technology Resource Center is now assisting students as they reconnect their mobile devices and begin using new system features.  With faculty … Continue reading

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Office 365 / E-Mail Transition Update

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Colleagues: I wanted to alert you that we are in position to move all students to cloud email the week of May 6 (i.e. next week).  Students were notified today via Kevin’s email below.  Some students are already on the … Continue reading

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Results of Contract Negotiations with Windstream for Voice and Data Service to Campus

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IS&S Planning Team: It is always nice to share some good news.  Our contract negotiations with Windstream for campus data and voice service went well.  Here is the good news under the terms of a new three-year contract: Data Bandwidth: … Continue reading

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Technology Planning and Progress Report

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Campus Workflow Enhancement Expand use of Banner Workflow Features: To be scheduled Dashboard: Upgrades underway (Domo release, Admissions and Financial charts) RMS Housing System: Installation and end-user training completed week of March 4 Web HelpDesk System: Installed and being deployed … Continue reading

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Campus Communication / Mobile Strategies

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Colleagues: Below is a brief update on several projects designed to increase the mix of communication and collaboration tools available to our campus community. I also wanted to send you a gentle reminder of our Group of 30 gathering with … Continue reading

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