Tech News on Hawk Hill

MAC OS X LION Policy Update: Feb 2012

At this time we are actively in the processes of evaluating and implementing the MAC OS LION within our environment. Planning and distributing of the LION OS will be strategically implemented. Once this is available we will inform the university. We will not be releasing Mountain LION until a planning and distributing process is completed.…

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NEW Wireless Setup

*NEW* Wireless Network Access In order to simplify the process of connecting to our campus wireless, we have implemented a new product called Xpress Connect. We worked over the course of the summer to get this product installed across campus. It can be used to setup the “sjuwireless” network on your Windows and Mac computers,…

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SPAM ALERT: Friday July 22nd, 2011

Several members of the university community have received this SPAM email. I have BOLDED the out of the ordinary points in the email that are good indicators that it is SPAM. __________________________________________________________________________________________ From: <– NOT the hdstaff email alias OR SJU staff member Date: July 22, 2011 7:03:40 AM EDT To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: Webmaster Administrator…

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New Mac OS: 10.7 Lion

The Saint Joseph’s University Office of Information Technology is asking employees not to purchase the upcoming Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) operating system for university-owned computers. Testing must be performed to ensure standard university software will work with OS X 10.7. Once a Managed Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) image is verified and tested, a…

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SPAM Email: Friday June 24th, 2011

Below is the latest SPAM/Phishing attempt on the SJU community. The bolded comments below highlight indicators that reveal that this too IS NOT from the OIT. Always remember, SJU WILL NOT SEND OUT AN EMAIL TO THE COMMUNITY ASKING FOR YOUR SJU PASSWORD. _______________________________________________________________________ NO Information Technology letterhead Hello sju.edu User Due to database maintenance…

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Computer Installation Scheduling for the Summer

One major task we have on our plate is the installation of personal computer systems throughout campus: in computer labs, in classrooms, and in faculty and staff offices. Due to the overwhelming number of systems that have been purchased and need to be installed this summer, we are working on an aggressive schedule to try…

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Saint Joseph’s University – Windows 7 Deployment Plan

Information Technology recommends Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit for new University PCs. Beginning April 1, 2011, all University PC’s ordered through the Technology Purchasing site within My SJU, will come imaged with Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit. Can I “upgrade” my existing computer to Windows 7? Information Technology will not automatically update the current operating system on…

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Reminder: Back up that paper!

As the spring 2011 semester winds down, deadlines are looming for papers, projects, etc. While we always hope that technology is available, there are many examples of lost papers in the final seconds — just before turning it in. This happens for many reasons (but never at an opportune time) including a failed computer, failed…

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