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June 2015 Archives

[Update – 10:20 a.m. – 7/2/15] Network Connectivity Issues (6/30/15) »

[Update - 10:20 a.m. - 7/2/15] After testing late yesterday, Network Services has determined that the vendor has stabilized the Internet connection. ________________________________________________________ [Update - 10:25 a.m. - 7/1/15] At some point yesterday we moved back to the primary Internet vendor's connection. Service was stable until about . . .

Google Forms for VCU [6/30/15] »

Date: June 30, 2015 | Time: 10:30am-12pm | Location: TAB 202 | Register Technology Services is offering a workshop designed for people who are interested in learning and sharing ways to be more productive using Google Forms! More information: Registration, prerequisites, & course details... | TS learnIT Homepage . . .

[Update 12:10 p.m.] Virtual Machine Based Servers Experiencing Connectivity Issue At Computer Center (6/26/15) »

[Update 12:10 p.m.] VCU Computer Center staff reports that all virtual machine services, save one, on the Gamma server should be back online at this time. Please report any continuing connectivity issues to the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu). _________________________________________________________ [Update 11:15 a.m.] It has been de . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Saturday (6/27/15) »

We have been notified by Blackboard that they will be performing maintenance on Bb Collaborate - Saturday, June 27th, 2015. Begin Time: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 10:00pm End Time: Sunday, June 28th, 2015 02:00am Affected Users: Blackboard Collaborate Session Administration System (SAS) During the upcoming maintenance, Blackboard Collaborate se . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Friday Morning (6/19/15) »

We have been notified by Blackboard that they will be performing maintenance on Blackboard and Bb Collaborate - Friday, June 19th, 2015. Begin Time: Friday, June 19th, 2015 2:00am End Time: Friday, June 19th, 2015 6:00am Affected Users: Blackboard & Bb Collaborate Session Administration System (SAS) Due to the nature of the work being pe . . .

Banner Maintenance Scheduled For Thursday (6/18/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the systems that support eServices and all Banner modules beginning at 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2015. During this work, eServices and Banner will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Google Sites [6/18/15] »

Date: June 18, 2015 | Time: 1pm-2:30pm | Location: TAB 202 | Register Easily build and publish internal project sites, intranets or public-facing sites. Google Sites is an application that makes building a website for your organization as easy as editing a document. With Google Sites, teams can gather a variety of information in one place: . . .

Welcome to Blogging with WordPress (part 1) [6/23/15] »

Date: June 23, 2015 | Time: 9am-12pm | Location: Sanger B1-020 | Register A blog defines the way sites maintain their rolling newsfeed, which is consistent upon frequently updated information primarily focusing on a single topic. You will activate your FREE VCU WordPress account in class (if you have not done so already) and be introduced to th . . .

Chrome Browser Advanced Tips & Tricks [6/16/15] »

Date: June 16, 2015 | Time: 10:30am-12pm | Location: TAB 202 | Register Technology Services is offering a workshop designed for people who are interested in learning and sharing ways to be more productive using the Chrome browser! More information: Registration, prerequisites, & course details... | TS learnIT Homepage . . .

Gmail Beyond the Basics [6/25/15] »

Date: June 25, 2015 | Time: 1:30pm-2:30pm | Location: TAB 202 | Register Technology Services is offering a workshop designed for people who are using Google Gmail and are interested in learning more than just the basics of Gmail. More information: Registration, prerequisites, & course details... | TS learnIT Homepage . . .

Getting to know your iPhone / iPad [6/16/15] »

Date: June 16, 2015 | Time: 12pm-2pm | Location: Cabell B-35 | Register This seminar will review the fundamentals of using the iOS 8 iPhone/iPad. Setting up an iPhone/iPad for the office and one for the home may require different settings. Become familiar with these settings and file backups, apps downloads at home or the office, email configu . . .

Google Drive for VCU [6/11/15] »

Date: June 11, 2015 | Time: 1pm-3pm | Location: TAB 202 | 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 others, access them remotely, and . . .

Leveraging Blackboard to Integrate Online Video Training [6/16/15] Webinar »

Date: June 16, 2015 | Time: 2pm-3pm | Location: webinar | Register Join us for an interview with Thomas Nelson Community College to hear how they are leveraging Blackboard to integrate online video training for face to face training sessions and orientation programs. More information: Prerequisites, registration, & course details...  . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled For Saturday (6/6/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for Blackboard. Emergency Blackboard DataCenter Maintenance – Service Interruption Possible The previously scheduled emergency maintenance for Saturday, June 6th midnight-noon, has been rescheduled. Blackboard Managed Hosting re-evaluated the preparation time required, and in an effort to minimiz . . .

Echo360 Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Morning (6/5/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Echo360 lecture capture system. Learning Systems will be performing maintenance on  Echo360 System on  Friday, June 5th, 2015 Begin Time: Friday, June 5th, 2015 08:00 AM End Time:  Friday, June 5th, 2015 10:00 AM Affected Users: Echo360 clients Details: On Friday, June 5th, . . .

Excel 2013 Charts & Pivot Tables [6/9/15] »

Date: June 9, 2015 | Time: 9am-12pm | Location: Sanger B1-020 | Register Excel Charts Charts are visual representations of worksheet data. Charts often makes it easier to understand the data in a worksheet because users can easily pick out patterns and trends illustrated in the chart that are otherwise difficult to see. Pivot Table A . . .

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