Posts by Olivia

SJU Mobile is Here!

Each academic year, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) works closely with the University Student Senate in order to understand the technology needs of our students.  We rely on all of you to bring forth technology concerns or innovations that you want to see implemented. During the 2016 academic year, you made us aware of…

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Windows 10 – Official SJU Release

For the past six years, SJU’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) has been installing Windows 7 on all new PCs.   Since Windows 10 was released in 2015, OIT has been hard at work testing and evaluating the operating system.  At this time, we are prepared to deploy Windows 10 on employee computers. Beginning on March…

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Blackboard Collaborare Ultra: January Update

Blackboard Collaborate is Saint Joseph’s University’s web conferencing system accessible through Blackboard Learn. Collaborate ultra is updated monthly to improve the teaching and learning experience. In this release we are excited to introduce persistent content. You can now enjoy the benefits of WebRTC using your Firefox® browser. This mean that all Firefox® users will experience…

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Tech Updates: Dropbox Hacked

Dropbox, a cloud storage company, has been hacked.  For full details, click here. For details on Information Security at SJU and safe practices, contact the TSC at 610-660-2920.

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Collaborate Ultra Update – 9/10

Blackboard Collaborate is Saint Joseph’s University’s web conferencing system accessible through Blackboard Learn(https://learn.sju.edu). Collaborate ultra is updated monthly to improve the teaching and learning experience. In this release we are excited to introduce persistent content! Persistent Content: After creating a session, moderators can open it any time and load the files they want to share.…

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Summer 2016 – Collaborate Updates

A new Java-free version of Blackboard Collaborate is available Now.  Classified as the “Ultra Experience,” this release of Bb Collaborate uses the web browser as the delivery format for virtual classrooms, meetings, and other engagement opportunities.   Bb Collaborate Ultra provides:  A clutter-free, intuitive interface Crisp audio & hi-definition video Dynamic adjustments according to bandwidth…

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New Transfer Student? Read on!

The article below was written by our newest TSC Student Technician, Caroline Beaupre. Caroline is an incoming transfer student from Duquesne University who is majoring in Business Intelligence and Analytic’s. Caroline started at the TSC in July and we couldn’t do what we do without her!   Welcome to Hawk Hill! As a fellow transfer…

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Planned Outages: June, 2016

On June 3rd and 4th, OIT will be performing Network maintenance in Pennbrook and Merion Gardens.  During this time, network (internet), telephone, and TV services will be unavailable. The work will begin Friday, June 3rd, during the day and complete by Saturday evening. Impacted groups include: Public Safety and Security, Residence Life, Counseling and Psychological…

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