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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Canvas Project Update – October

Dear Colleagues, In August, the Office of Information Technology announced that the university had selected Canvas as SJU’s new Learning Management System (LMS), following a faculty-lead review process that spanned several months.  Since that announcement, the Canvas project team has been hard at work preparing for what we believe is a significant advancement of our digital learning…

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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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Equifax Security Breach

On September 7th, Equifax announced a massive data breach that resulted in the loss of personally identifiable information for approximately 143 million customers. As one of the three major credit reporting agencies in the country, Equifax holds personal information for nearly half of all Americans, including: name, address, social security number, and birthdate. The unauthorized…

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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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