Posts by Olivia

Critical Security Update from Microsoft

Microsoft released an important security update this morning to address a critical vulnerability in the Internet Explorer browser. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain control of your computer.   All users on a Windows computer should install this update right away, whether you use Internet Explorer as your browser or not.  **Please note:…

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With the arrival of Dr. Mark Reed, SJU’s 28th President, you may need to update your Zimbra email address book. Official electronic communication from the President’s Office is sent from the email address president@sju.edu.  As a result of this, you may have the email address “president@sju.edu” associated with Fr. Gillespie (or maybe even Fr. Lannon)…

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Meet the Newest Member of the TSC: Christalyn

The Technology Service Center (TSC) is please to announce that Christalyn Kittrell has joined our team as the newest full-time staff member.  Christalyn’s previous role of TSC Graduate Assistant began in 2011.  She has already stepped up immensely in her new role as Service Desk Analyst.  Christalyn has a BS in Marketing and is currently…

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Network Outage: Barbelin Hall 7/7-/79

In order to complete work for Public Safety and Security, OIT will be replacing networking equipment in Barbelin beginning at 7:00am on Tuesday, July 7th. The work will continue until Thursday, July 9th. During this upgrade period, the following areas in BL may experience network outages of up to 10 minutes: Public Safety and Security…

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Network and Blackboard Outages: July 3rd & July 5th

We would like to inform you of two important upgrades being performed by the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and Academic Technology and Distributed Learning (ATDL) over the July 4th weekend.   On Friday, July 3rd, OIT will perform an upgrade to the software on our core network routers.  This important work has been scheduled for…

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Faculty Survey

The Office of Information Technology (IT) is currently developing its strategic plan for 2016-2018.  In order to better understand your technology needs and expectations, we have partnered with the Educause Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) to conduct surveys of our faculty and students.   As an outcome of the two surveys, we hope to align…

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IT Outage: Major Server Issues

Outage Update: We are waiting on hardware from our vendor. At this time the following services are impacted: – Access to departmental share drives – Access to your personal J: drive – Email delivery to university aliases (this means Banner process emails as well as emails within Blackboard) – Voicemail to Email delivery (EVM) –…

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Mac Updates – Beginning March 17, 2015

The following information applies to all faculty, staff, and administrators who currently use a Mac (Apple) computer. If you are using an SJU-provided Mac, please continue reading this email in its entirety. An ongoing priority for the Office of Information Technology (OIT) has been to ensure a safe computing environment for the campus community. This…

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Weekend Outages: March 7-8, 2015

During the weekend of March 7 through 8, the Office of Information Technology will be performing several upgrades.  The upgrades dates and times are as follows: Sunday March 8, 5:00am – 8:00am: The Nest will be unavailable while we upgrade the software to it’s latest version Sunday, March 8, 6:00am – 6:00pm: Employee email will…

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