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IT word changes according to Associated Press

In March, the Associated Press announced its major changes in word styles, including IT words. This is a “big deal” for IT words that have remained unchanged for decades in a field where technology changes frequently and fast. (Some words, like “e-mail”, have remained unchanged for 20+ years.) New IT word styles include: * cellphone…

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Laptop Program Repairs for Summer 2011

As the current semester ends on May 7, the following changes will apply to the Student Technology Center’s policies for computer repairs during the Summer Sessions: The Student Technology Center will NOT accept computers needing to be shipped out for repair after Friday, April 29. The only exceptions to this are machines requiring repairs of…

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STC Student Survey 2011 – Win an iTunes gift card!

Please take a moment to complete our 2011 Student Technology Center Survey! To show our appreciation for your taking time to complete this survey, we will have four prize drawings. Each Winner will receive a $50 iTunes gift card. Completing the survey with your name and email address will entitle you to an entry in…

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New Science Center Access Policy begins today

Colleagues, Just a reminder that starting TODAY, you will need a valid SJU ID to enter the Science Center after 5:30 PM (until 11:00 pm when the Technology Center closes) Mondays – Thursdays and all day on the weekends during the times when classes are in session and the Technology Center is open. Please contact…

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New Science Center Access Policy begins today

Colleagues, Just a reminder that starting TODAY, you will need a valid SJU ID to enter the Science Center after 5:30 PM (until 11:00 pm when the Technology Center closes) Mondays – Thursdays and all day on the weekends during the times when classes are in session and the Technology Center is open. Please contact…

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Blackboard Server Errors

Over the weekend, you may have received numerous email notices of announcements from old courses in Blackboard. This was a campus wide issue. Our Blackboard administrators have been in contact with Blackboard support to resolve this issue. We will keep you posted with a resolution. Thank you for your patience. If you have any questions…

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Blackboard Workshops

IT is offering the following workshops: All workshops will be held in Science 129 (On the ground floor of the Science Building) Workshops will be repeated on the following dates. Please rsvp: labonis@sju.edu Bb Getting Started Feb 23, 5:00-6:30 March 1, 5:00-6:30 Bb Grade Center Feb 11, 10:00-11:30 Feb 22, 5:00-6:30 March 2, 5:00-6:30 Blogs…

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IT Training Opportunities: Fall 2010

Want to create professional-looking Word documents? Want to get more out of your Excel spreadsheets? Want to create PowerPoint presentations that pop? The Office of Information Technology is offering free day and evening Microsoft Office workshops for all SJU faculty, staff and students. Topics for these workshops include: • Understanding the Basics of Microsoft Word…

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Blackboard 9.1

Introduction to Blackboard 9.1 – Getting Started: All Blackboard courses from previous semesters have been imported into Bb9.1. Any faculty teaching over the summer will continue using Bb7.3 To begin preparing faculty members for the move to Bb 9.1, ITDL is offering workshops to introduce the new platform. This workshop will provide an overview of…

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