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October 2012 Archives

Maintenance for Faculty Staff E-mail System is Scheduled for Saturday (11/3/12) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, November 3, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via yo . . .

Dreamweaver CS5.5/CSS3 Introduction Workshop [11/8/12] »

Date: November 8, 2012   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   Register   | Dreamweaver is a Web authoring tool used to create Web pages. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the basics of Dreamweaver. The course will cover adding and formatting text, working with images, creating hyperlinks, and web page lay . . .

REDCap Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Morning (11/2/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the REDCap research and survey service beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday morning, November 2, 2012. This work will require a reboot of the supporting systems for REDCap causing a disruption of the service during this work. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any quest . . .

Sandy Causes Network Disruption (10/30/12) »

Damage resulting from Hurricane Sandy has resulted in a network disruption on the Monroe Park Campus. Many areas experienced an intermittent disruption as our main network connection automatically switched to the primary back up. Other areas are still affected as a result of a disruption to a switch located in the Siegel Center. The areas affected inclu . . .

Google Mail Introduction After Migration – Monroe Park Campus [11/19/12] »

Date: November 19, 2012  |  Time: 9am-11pm  |  Location: Cabell 320  |  Register  | The Google Mail hands-on workshop will cover the basics, including how to login to appsforVCU, adjust settings, compose email, apply and organize labels (folders), setup vacation response, search email, create filters (rules) for emails, and manage contacts . . .

Google Calendar After Migration (new) – Hands-on Workshop [11/5/12] »

Date: Nov 5, 2012  |  Time: 10am-11am  |  Location: Cabell 320 |  Register  | This workshop is designed for people who have migrated to Google appsforVCU and are interested in learning the more about the Google Calendar.  You will learn how to adjust setting, create calendar events,, schedule resources and rooms, share a calendar, setup n . . .

jQuery for Interactive Web Design Workshop [10/31/12] »

Date: Oct 31, 2012  |  Time: 9am-12pm  |  Location: Cabell 320 |  Register  | This course covers jQuery, a leading JavaScript library, that can make Web development easier and more enjoyable. Since the birth of jQuery in 2006, over twenty-four million websites (half of whom are in the 10,000 most frequently websites make use of its benefit . . .

Create and Maintain a Blog in WordPress [10/30/12] »

Date: October 30, 2012   |   Time: 9am-11am   |   Location: Cabell 320    |   Register   | A blog is an online journal listed in chronological order and posted on the Web for public viewing.  This workshop will show you how to get started setting up and maintaining a WordPress blog/site. Typically, blogs are updated regularly and p . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Afternoon (10/26/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Blackboard system beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon, October 26, 2012. During this time the Blackboard site as well as the Mobile Learn applications will be unavailable. The work is expected to be completed no later than midnight. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu. . . .

VCU Web System Maintenance Scheduled For Monday Morning (10/22/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on the system that supports many VCU websites beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2012. The work is expected to be completed by 7:30 a.m. Websites should be accessible during most of this time but a reboot of affected equipment will cause a momentary loss of connectivity at some point during this . . .

eServices & Banner Forms INB Maintenance Scheduled for Saturday Morning (10/20/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on the eServices and Banner Forms INB services for Saturday morning, October 20, 2012, beginning at 8 a.m. During this work both services will be unavailable. eServices and Banner Forms INB are expected to be available again by 2 p.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with a . . .

Maintenance for Faculty Staff E-mail System is Scheduled for Saturday (10/20/12) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, October 20, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via yo . . .

Excel 2010 Introduction Workshop [10/29/12] »

Date: October 29, 2012       |       Time: 9am-12pm       |       Location: Cabell 320     |   Register    | This course covers the basics of using Excel 2010 in the office and teaching environments. Excel is a spreadsheet program that is able to calculate and analyze numerical data. Collected data displays graphicall . . .

myVCU Portal Maintenance Scheduled For Thursday Morning (10/18/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the myVCU Portal on Thursday morning, October 18, 2012, beginning at 6 a.m. During this work, expected to be completed by 9 a.m., the myVCU Portal will be unavailable. If access is required for systems that you normally access via the portal, some direct links are available below: Blackboard eServ . . .

HTML5 and CSS3 Beginners Workshop [10/26/12] »

Date:  October 26, 2012    |    Time: 9am-12pm    |    Location: Cabell 320     |    Register    | This course will review the use of the revised "Ribbon" and helpful topics on using Word 2010-beyond the basics. Word features on document management and formatting will be reviewed. The course will cover tables, headers and fo . . .

REDCap Advanced Workshop [10/24/12] »

Date: October 24, 2012   |   Time: 2pm-4pm   |   Location: Cabell 320 |  Register  | The Advanced REDCap course will provide users with a thorough understanding of REDCap and some of the more complex features. Participants will be able to utilize REDCaps most powerful features,  HTML code to enhance REDCap forms, survey administratio . . .

Word 2010 Level 2 Workshop [10/24/12] »

Date:  October 24, 2012    |    Time: 9am-12pm    |    Location: Sanger B1-020     |    Register    | This course will review the use of the revised "Ribbon" and helpful topics on using Word 2010-beyond the basics. Word features on document management and formatting will be reviewed. The course will cover tables, headers and . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Saturday Morning (10/13/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the VCU network beginning at 5 a.m. on Saturday morning, October 13, 2012. Network connectivity inside the university and access to the Internet as well as VoIP phones will be intermittently disrupted during this process. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with an . . .

Video Format and Conversion Workshop [10/23/12] »

Date: October 23, 2012   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |     Location:  Cabell 320   |   Register   | Whether it be embedding video into PowerPoint, or uploading to YouTube, or authoring to DVD, or just archiving for future use, video format requirements will vary. This course reviews the basics of digital video formats, their specifications, a . . .

Google Mail/Calendar Intro After Migration – MCV Campus [10/22/12] »

Date: October 22, 2012  |  Time: 9am-11am  |  Location: Sanger B1-020  |  Register  | This Google Mail and Calendar seminar will answer your questions regarding the migration process and cover a few Google basics, including how to login to appsforVCU, adjust settings, compose email, apply and organize labels (folders), setup vacation res . . .

VCU Blog Maintenance Scheduled For Tuesday Morning (10/9/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on the WordPress system hosted at VCU. This work will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, and is expected to be completed by 7 a.m. During this time, access to the blogs hosted on this system may be disrupted. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

VPN Service Disruption (10/8/12) »

VCU Technology Services has received reports of connectivity issues for the VCU Web VPN service. Some users are still able to login and maintain a constant connection. We are working with Cisco’s support team to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. A system reboot may be needed which will disconnect all users. Please contact the VCU helpIT Cent . . .

Overview of the New Acrobat XI for Education [10/12/12] »

Date:  October 12, 2012    |    Time: 2pm-3:30m    |    Location: Harris Hall 5182     |    Register    | Adobe has just released Acrobat XI Professional. Acrobat is THE PDF creation and editing tool, and it's perfect for the education community. Join Adobe education solutions consultant Steve Adler as he demonstrates the us . . .

Maintenance for Faculty Staff E-mail System is Scheduled for Saturday (10/6/12) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, October 6, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via you . . .

PowerPoint 2010 Introduction Workshop [10/10/12] »

Date:  October 10, 2012    |    Time: 9am-11:30am    |    Location: Cabell 320     |    Register    | PowerPoint is a popular and very powerful presentation program. This course will familiarize you with the easy-to-use interface and will allow you to create a simple PowerPoint 2010 slide presentation. More information: . . .

Beyond the Basics of Blackboard Collaborate: Plan and Publish [Webinar] [11/8/12] »

Date: November 8, 2012   |   Time: 10am-12pm  |   Location: Online Webinar   |  Register   | In this interactive workshop, participants will get a fresh look at incorporating effective content development principles for Blackboard Collaborate. Workshop participants will learn how to identify, design, develop, organize, and prepare their . . .

VCU VPN Service Scheduled For Maintenance Thursday Morning (10/4/12) »

VCU Technology Services staff has scheduled maintenance for the web VPN service beginning at 5 a.m. on Thursday, October 4, 2012. The VPN service will be unavailable during this work. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

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