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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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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IT Outage: Network Outage, Friday April 8th

This morning at approximately 4am the primary and back up air conditioning units that support the main data center failed causing core network and system outages campus wide. IT is working with Facilities and third party vendors to restore the AC units as soon as possible. At this time the core services have been restored,…

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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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