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Upcoming Blackboard Workshop – MCV

So You Want to Use Blackboard 8/29/16 from 1pm to 3pm School of Nursing Building Room 2001D For Faculty and Staff only. Go to [Keyword: Blackboard] or click here to register! Check out our new “Upcoming Blackboard Workshops” module. When you

WordPress – Upcoming Maintenance

In an effort to get everything ready for the new school year, the blogging service will undergo maintenance on Thursday, August 18th from 5:30-6 a.m. This change has been approved and is detailed in the Change Request #9000517. During this

Wiki – User registration model changes

In an effort to address performance and user related issues Web Services will be altering the user registration model for (Change Management Request #9000636). Beginning August 9th, 2016, new users who require access to will need to submit a

Upcoming Kaltura Training – September 2016

Have you experienced Kaltura yet? Kaltura is VCU’s cloud-based video management system that facilitates the conversion and distribution of audio and video formats online. It combines intuitive methods for recording, publishing and interactive viewing on any device in or outside of

Upcoming Blackboard Workshop – MPC

So You Want to Use Blackboard 8/24/16 from 2pm to 4pm Technology Administration Building (TAB) 108 For Faculty and Staff only. Go to [Keyword: Blackboard] or click here to register! Check out our new “Upcoming Blackboard Workshops” module. When you login

July, 2016 CIO Update

In the midst of another insanely hot and humid day yesterday, the Directors group and I were able to take a tour of the newly upgraded University Computer Center.  In my May blog I shared all of the technical specifications

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6 Tech Services VCU Freshmen Should Know About

By: Lauren Vickers We’re about two months away from the start of school – nervous yet? The first year at college can be overwhelming. To relieve some stress, VCU Technology Services offers all students access to more applications, resources and

June, 2016 CIO Update

Summer’s here and the time is right

May, 2016 CIO Update

It feels like summer!  With the heat of summer, we usually begin worrying about keeping our data center cool and fully operational as the demand for power strains the electrical grid in downtown Richmond.  We can now worry a lot

Workshops Partner Collaboration

There may be an app for that, but how do you get the most out of it for your needs? Appy Hour is a monthly brown bag workshop that highlights different topics for VCU faculty and staff. The free sessions

April, 2016 CIO Update

Spring in RVA is in full swing with lots of tree pollen in the air and on the windshield.  As we march toward the end of Spring Semester (and all this pollen), I would like to highlight two changes coming

VCU Presents Top Tips to Google

Director of Collaboration Services, Marie Scott, visited Google’s Mountain View Campus earlier this year to co-deliver a presentation titled Inspiring Users to Adopt and Engage. As a follow-up to that event, Marie was invited to share her top tips for

T4 Support for April 13-15

The Web Services T4 team (Sam, Curtis, Corie and Joel) will be away Wednesday, April 13th – Friday, April 15th as we are attending the annual T4 conference. We will try monitor critical Service Desk tickets during the limited periods of down time. If

VCU Mobile has been updated

Over the past few days, a new version of VCU Mobile has been released for both Apple IOS and Android devices.    The primary change was that VCU Mobile now uses the mobile version of the VCU Events Calendar ( instead

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