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June 2014 Archives

WordPress Departmental Blog: Learn to Manage a Blog [7/8/14] »

Date: July 8, 2014   |   Time: 1pm-3pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020    |   Register   | A blog defines the way websites maintain a rolling newsfeed consisting of frequently updated information primarily focusing on a single topic. You should already have access to your department's WordPress account (for the purpose of instruction . . .

Excel 2013 Introduction [7/16/14] »

Date: July 16, 2014   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: TAB 202   |   Register   | This course covers the basics of using Excel 2013 in the office and teaching environments. Excel is a spreadsheet program that is able to calculate and analyze numerical data. Collected data displays graphically with a chart/graph or in table format. . . .

Google Drive; bringing your workflow into this century! [6/26/14] »

Date: June 26, 2014    |   Time: 1pm-3pm   |   Location: TML 2-006   |   Register   | Google Drive is secure Google-hosted VCU storage space for your work related files including documents, spreadsheets, images, and other VCU files you work with. Google Drive provides the added benefits of allowing you to share your files with oth . . .

Publisher 2013 Introduction [6/25/14] »

Date: June 25, 2014     |    Time: 9am-11am    |    Location: Sanger B1-020    |    Register   | Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing application from Microsoft. It is an entry-level application, differing from Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design rather than text composition and proo . . .

[UPDATE – 6/23/14] Echo360 Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Afternoon (6/20/14) »

[UPDATE - 6/23/14] The Echo360 application has been restored. All services should be available. Another attempt for updating the database will be scheduled in the near future. If you experience any issues with lecture capture, please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu). [UPDATE - 6/21/14] Learning Systems staff report that the . . .

Echo360 Maintenance Scheduled For Thursday Afternoon (6/19/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Echo360 lecture capture system due to issues resulting from a recent upgrade. This work is expected to begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 19th, 2014, and will be completed by 11 p.m. During this work the lecture capture system will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227 . . .

InDesign CS5.5 Introduction [7/7/14] »

Date: July 7, 2014    |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020   |   Register   | Adobe InDesign is a professional page layout application that helps you design, check for publishing errors, and circulate an expansive choice of documents in print, online, and to mobile devices. Accurate control over typography, built-in cre . . .

UPDATE: Mail delivery from mcvh-vcu.edu to mymail.vcu.edu back to normal »

Email routing from mcvh-vcu.edu to mymail.vcu.edu is now back to normal.  Users who may have received a bounce message previously, can resend the initial message.  If additional assistance is required, please contact Dr. Gee at drgee@vcu.edu.   . . .

WordPress Personal Blog: Learn to Create and Maintain your Blog [6/30/14] »

Date: June 30, 2014   |   Time: 1pm-3pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020    |   Register   | A blog defines the way websites maintain a rolling newsfeed consisting of frequently updated information primarily focusing on a single topic. You will activate your free VCU WordPress account and become familiar with the WordPress administrati . . .

Excel 2013 Charts [6/17/14] »

Date: June 17, 2014   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020   |   Register   | Excel is a spreadsheet program capable of calculating, analyzing, and displaying data. It is easy to create professional looking charts in Excel by choosing a chart type, layout, and a style. More information: Registration, prerequisites &am . . .

Google Drive; bringing your workflow into this century! [6/24/14] »

Date: June 24, 2014    |   Time: 1pm - 3pm   |   Location: TML 2-006   |   Register   | Google Drive is secure Google-hosted VCU storage space for your work related files including documents, spreadsheets, images, and other VCU files you work with. Google Drive provides the added benefits of allowing you to share your files with ot . . .

Intro to Chrome [6/17/14] »

Date: June 17, 2014    |   Time: 9am - 10am   |   Location: TML 2-006   |   Register   | The web browser is arguably the most important piece of software on your computer. You spend much of your time online inside a browser: when you search, chat, email, shop, bank, read the news, and watch videos online, you often do all this usi . . .

eServices and Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Evening (6/13/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the system that powers eServices and Banner Forms beginning at 6 p.m. This work is expected to be completed by 9 p.m. During this maintenance, the eServices and Banner Forms services will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Google Intro to Calendar and Contacts [6/11/14] »

Date: June 11, 2014    |   Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm   |   Location: TML 2-006   |   Register   | Your School/Department is migrating from Lotus Notes to Google AppsforVCU. Technology Services is offering a workshop designed to introduce you to the basics of Google Calendar and Contacts. More information: Registration, Prerequisite . . .

Intro to Chrome [6/11/14] »

Date: June 11, 2014    |   Time: 9am - 10am   |   Location: TML 2-006   |   Register   | The web browser is arguably the most important piece of software on your computer. You spend much of your time online inside a browser: when you search, chat, email, shop, bank, read the news, and watch videos online, you often do all this usi . . .

Google Intro to Gmail [6/11/14] »

Date: June 11, 2014    |   Time: 1pm - 2pm   |   Location: TML 2-006   |   Register   | Your School/Department is migrating from Lotus Notes to Google AppsforVCU. Technology Services is offering a workshop designed to introduce you to the basics of Google VCU Gmail. More information: Registration, Prerequisites, & course de . . .

Echo360 Lecture Capture Update Planned For Friday (6/13/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled an upgrade for the Echo360 lecture capture system beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, June 13th, 2014. This work is expected to last approximately 24 hours. During this time, the entire Echo360 environment will be unavailable. Services that will be unavailable include scheduled or ad-hoc capturing activities, playback or . . .

Aspen Restarting »

Aspen is currently restarting.  Users will be redirected to OAK via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or by connecting to oak.vcu.edu via IMAP clients. . . .

Google Drive; bringing your workflow into this century! [6/25/14] »

Date: June 25, 2014    |   Time: 9am-11am   |   Location: TML 2-006   |   Register   | Google Drive is secure Google-hosted VCU storage space for your work related files including documents, spreadsheets, images, and other VCU files you work with. Google Drive provides the added benefits of allowing you to share your files with oth . . .

Google Drive Experiencing Issues – Resolved »

Google reports that the Google Drive issue has been resolved. Google has reported that they are investigating an issue with Google Drive.  Affected users may experience slowness and latency issues and/or receive 500 errors when accessing Google Drive.  We will keep you posted as we receive further updates. . . .

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