Tech News on Hawk Hill

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 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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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)!

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)! Each week we will have tips on how to stay safe and secure online. Week 1 #CyberAware Tips Lock down your login: Your usernames and passwords are not enough to protect key accounts like email, banking, and social media. Strengthen online accounts and use strong authentication tools…

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Mac OS 10.13 – High Sierra

*This message is intended for employees and faculty members who have a Mac issued to them by Saint Joseph’s University. If you have a computer running Windows, this notice will not apply to you.* On Monday, September 25th, Apple will be releasing the new version of their operating system, OS 10.13, High Sierra. The Office…

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SJU Becomes National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017 Champion

SJU has become a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2017. We will be joining a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote online safety awareness. Recognized every October, NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure all digital…

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Welcome Back, SJU Faculty!

Dear Colleagues, welcome back to Hawk Hill!  We hope you had an enjoyable summer. Over the summer, the Office of Information Technology was hard at work updating technology around campus.  As always, we’ve made some updates to classroom technology based on feedback from faculty. Classroom Updates We rolled out Windows 10 in the following classrooms…

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Welcome (Back) to Hawk Hill!

Dear New Hawks & Returning Hawks, Welcome (back) to Hawk Hill for the 2017-2018 school year! Move-in-weekend can be hectic so we want to help make your move-in experience go as smoothly as possible when it comes to getting your technology up and running. We’ve compiled the heavy-hitters that we deal with during move-in weekend…

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Zoom Web Conferencing Available

During the Summer of 2016, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) heard from faculty that our existing web conferencing tool was not meeting faculty and student needs.  In particular, the quality of online courses was adversely affected by the unreliability of the old web conferencing solution.  As a result, OIT began an extensive, faculty-led analysis…

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