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Training and Communication Relocation

by Rachel on August 22, 2014 in Personnel

IT Training and Communication has moved to Pine Hall 150 and training sessions will be held in Pine Hall 107.

Person with Question Mark For more information, contact Training and Communication at 229-333-7395.


 

I Caught You Caring (ICYC)

by Rachel on August 21, 2014 in Spotlight

I Caught You Caring

During July 2014, the following members received “I Caught You Caring cards for providing exceptional service:

Ben Li, (Helpdesk)

Haylee Friel (Helpdesk)

Vincent King-Spezzo (eLearning)

Kinard Thomas (Technical Support)

Brian Anderson (Technical Support)

Amanda King-Spezzo (eLearning)

Sheila Hall (Training & Communication)

Joseph Mitchell (Media Services)

Kyle Culpepper (Media Services)

Na Ding (Enterprise Applications)

Annon Beepath (System Operations)

Clinton Cauley (Technical Support)

Matthew Flannigan (Technical Support)

Rex Devane (Media Services)

 

The cards can be completed by anyone to recognize any VSU employee for going the “extra mile.”  To learn more about the program, visit the ICYC site.


 

 

Degreeworks Maintenance

by Rachel on August 21, 2014 in Maintenance

Production Degreeworks will be out of service for system maintenance starting at 3:00pm on August 22, 2014 to 7:00am on August 29, 2014.

During this time period, users will be unable to access plans, audits, and any other information pulled from Degreeworks. Attempts to transfer to Degreeworks from Banner will result in errors.

If you need access to Degreeworks information during the maintenance period:
Print out a paper copy or save a PDF copy before 3pm Friday on August 22!

Person with Question Mark For questions, contact the Helpdesk at 229-245-HELP (4357).


 

 

What’s New in Office 365

by Rachel on August 21, 2014 in Announcements

Microsoft has added a few new features to Office 365:

1TB OneDrive for Business
Office 365 now provides users with 1TB (1,000GB) of OneDrive for Business cloud storageLearn more about OneDrive for Business

Office Web Apps
Web Apps for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote are now available.

Increased Mailbox Storage
Each email account has been provided with 50GB of additional storage.

Office 2013 for Students
All students have received the Microsoft Student Advantage which allows each student to install Office 2013 (or Office 2011 for Macs) on up to five computers and Office mobile apps on five devices. For steps on downloading Office 2013 or Office mobile apps, view the Microsoft Student Advantage Guide.

Office 2013 for Faculty and Staff
VSU-owned equipment can be upgraded to Office 2013 by request from Information Technology. However, faculty and staff must purchase “Work At Home” media to install Office 2013 on personal equipment. Learn more about Work at Home Software

Person with Question Mark For questions, contact the Helpdesk at 229-245-HELP (4357).