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Spotlight: IT Student Assistants Recognized

by Sheila Hall on April 22, 2014 in Spotlight

LightbulbStudent Employee of the Year

Congratulations to the following IT student assistants who were nominated and recognized at the Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) Program on April 17:

  • Rachel Martin (Training and Communication) – a Top Ten Nominee
  • Benjamin Garcia (Technical Support Services) – a Top Ten Nominee
  • Kinard Thomas (Technical Support Services)
  • Matthew Flannigan (Technical Support Services)
  • Taray Eady (Technical Support Services)

Thank you for your unequivocal work ethics, professionalism, and down-right, hard work.

Cascade Upgrade

by Sheila Hall on April 22, 2014 in Announcements, Initiatives, Technical Support

Cascade, the online web editor used by VSU, has been upgraded to version 7.10.

VSU homepage-Cascade

New features include:

  • Customizable Dashboard
  • Improved User Interface and Larger Icons
  • Google Analytics Available on Dashboard
  • Easier to Access the Advanced Options

To learn more, read the guide Cascade 7.10: What’s New.

For technical assistance, please contact Web Services at webservices@valdosta.edu or 333-7315.

Bandwidth Increase

by Sheila Hall on April 22, 2014 in Announcements, Initiatives

Great news . . . the bandwidth for VSU Wireless has increased!

VSU Wireless

Peachnet has increased the bandwidth from 350 MB to 650 MB.  With this increase, we anticipate a better, faster internet experience for VSU wireless users.

Here We Grow Again. . .

by Sheila Hall on April 22, 2014 in Announcements

Team members

IT has recently experienced some growth and restructuring with several new hires and position changes. The latest organizational chart is posted online.

We would like to welcome our newest IT Team Members and congratulate those who have taken on new roles within IT:

Austin Bohannon, Helpdesk Lead Technician

Pepper Croft, IT Project Manager

Brett Daugherty, Systems Services Associate

Joshua Harrison, Helpdesk Student Tech

Cheryl Hatcher, Associate to the CIO

Rickey Hooks, TSS Student Technician

Jody Hudnall, Systems Operations Lead Tech

Gwendolyn Kyles, Assistant to the CIO

David Mohrfield, Applications Lead Technician

David Moore, TSS Student Technician

James Powell, Applications Lead Technician

Lorrie Proal, Computer Services Specialist for Purchasing

Jeff Shipley, TSS Computer Services Specialist