Posts by Olivia

The Launch of The Nest – March 17th!

We are pleased to announce that SJU’s new information portal, The Nest, will be making its debut on March 17th.  The primary focus of this pilot launch is to enhance the student’s portal experience.  For the pilot, we have worked very closely with students and student-focused departments on campus to help determine the immediate needs…

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Please Turn off Classroom Technology

Media Services requests that you shut down the control system (end session) and log off the computer at the end of your class.  The 15 minutes between classes is enough time for the system to reset and the projector to cool down.  This will reduce daily lamp usage and consume less electricity in the long…

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TSC is proudly offering BYOD to SJU students!

What is BYOD? BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device. Basically, this means that if you are an SJU student, the TSC will support any computer you come to campus with. In the past, we were only able to provide hardware repair support only to students enrolled in the SJU Laptop Program.  Now, in order…

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Annual Project Review Process

For fiscal year 2015 (starting June 1, 2014), the Office of Information Technology will be implementing an Annual Project Review process to align IT resources more effectively with strategic institutional priorities and utilize IT resources most effectively and efficiently. In addition to this annual process, there will be regular meetings with the leadership of each…

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Street Team: Legal Ways to Watch Movies

As winter break progresses, some of you might start feeling a bit bored of flipping through TV channels during your free time. You’ve worked your shifts for the weeks if you have a winter job, and you’ve caught up with most of your friends from home, so now you’re wondering what should I do next?…

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Street Team: Managing Space on your iOS 7 Device

Since the release of iOS7, we’ve seen many users encountering issues with free space on their iPhones, iPads, and iPods. The upgrade, if done directly on the device, requires several gigabytes of free space on its own.   Over time, smartphones, tablets and other portable devices can quickly become filled with music, video, picture and…

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Street Team: Tablet or iPad – Worth the Expense?

With ads and news about the release of the latest tablet constantly bombarding the consumer market, you may be wondering if a small piece of technology is really all it is hyped up to be. This past summer, I purchased an iPad 4 so I had a portable system for studying in China. While abroad,…

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Street Team: Academic Dashboard

Academic Dashboard – Andrew Wyschnskyj              I recently contacted Gerry Donahue, Assistant Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics in the Office of Information Technology, about the Academic Dashboard.  The Academic Dashboard is a newly released tool, created by IT.   Gerry me some insight about how the Dashboard is used and what the purpose of the Dashboard…

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Street Team: Emergency Notification System (ENS)

The winds started picking up and everyone knew it was coming. Superstorm Sandy, one of the costliest storms to ever hit the United States, was scheduled to hit Philadelphia on October 29th. Pennsylvania was in a state of emergency and Philadelphia had shut down its public transportation system.  Everyone on SJU’s campus was preparing for…

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