Posts by Olivia

Canvas Project Update – December

  Dear Colleagues, In August, the Office of Information Technology shared that SJU had selected Canvas to be our new Learning Management System (LMS), thereby replacing Blackboard which has been in use at the university for nearly 20 years. Much has been accomplished in the past three months and we are pleased to provide an…

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IT Outage: Machforms (11/12)

On Sunday, November 12th, from 6:00am – 8:00am, Mach Forms will be unavailable while OIT performs maintenance to this system. Any forms that are embedded in web pages will fail to load properly during the maintenance window. If you have any questions, please contact the TSC at x2920.

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News from the Project Manager – November

**We will be posting short monthly updates around the SJU transition from Blackboard Learn to Canvas.  This is the first update in that series.**   The significance of the Learning Management System (LMS) cannot be underestimated.  It is the primary technology platform in support of teaching and learning, and the most widely used application here…

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Canvas Engagement Sessions – New dates added!

The Canvas Project Team will be hosting regular engagement sessions for faculty, staff, and students who may have questions about Canvas or SJU’s plan for implementation. We will be offering a number of options to join these information sessions throughout the remainder of the Fall Semester in order to accommodate as many people as possible. If you are an online learner, we encourage you…

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Canvas Engagement Sessions

Starting on October 24th, the Canvas Project Team will be hosting regular engagement sessions for faculty, staff, and students who may have questions about Canvas or SJU’s plan for implementation. We will be offering a number of options to join these information sessions throughout the remainder of the Fall Semester in order to accommodate as many…

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NCSAM – Week 4: Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats

For our 4th and final week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we will look at how cybersecurity relates to keeping our traffic lights, running water, phone lines and other critical infrastructure secure.   The systems that support our daily lives – such as electricity, financial institutions and transportation – are increasingly dependent upon the internet.…

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NCSAM – Week 3: Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet

This week’s theme is: Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet Smart cities, connected healthcare devices, digitized records and smart cars and homes have become our new reality. Your personal data is the fuel that makes smart devices work. While there are tremendous benefits of massive interconnectivity, it is critical to understand how to use cutting-edge technology…

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NCSAM – Week 2: Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

As you found out last week, October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Each week during the month of October, we will present you with new tips on staying safe and secure online. This week’s theme is: Cybersecurity in the Workplace Is Everyone’s Business What does this mean? We have a shared responsibility to make…

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