Security Matters: January, 2018 – Privacy is Our Shared Responsibility

Everyone in the SJU community is responsible for the protection of our customers’ privacy and their personal information. However, you don’t need to understand the nuances of every privacy regulation currently affecting higher education to tackle data privacy issues on campus. Whether you are working on a data breach response plan, updating institutional policies, collaborating…

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IT Outages – Christmas Break

During the Christmas holiday, the Office of Information Technology will be performing upgrades to several systems.  Full details are below. Blackboard Learn On Sunday, December 24th, beginning at 6:00am, Blackboard Learn (learn.sju.edu) will be unavailable while an update is applied to the system. Work will be completed by 11:00am. Network Upgrades On Tuesday, December 26th,…

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Canvas Project Update – December

  Dear Colleagues, In August, the Office of Information Technology shared that SJU had selected Canvas to be our new Learning Management System (LMS), thereby replacing Blackboard which has been in use at the university for nearly 20 years. Much has been accomplished in the past three months and we are pleased to provide an…

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IT Outage: Machforms (11/12)

On Sunday, November 12th, from 6:00am – 8:00am, Mach Forms will be unavailable while OIT performs maintenance to this system. Any forms that are embedded in web pages will fail to load properly during the maintenance window. If you have any questions, please contact the TSC at x2920.

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News from the Project Manager – November

**We will be posting short monthly updates around the SJU transition from Blackboard Learn to Canvas.  This is the first update in that series.**   The significance of the Learning Management System (LMS) cannot be underestimated.  It is the primary technology platform in support of teaching and learning, and the most widely used application here…

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Canvas Engagement Sessions – New dates added!

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 people as possible. If you are an online learner, we encourage you…

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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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