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Friday, May 1 Network Maintenance for 111 and 113 West Ave, 9 - 10 p.m.

Posted April 27, 2015

Information Technology Services will be performing maintenance Friday, May 1 from 9-10 p.m. (ET) on network devices at 111 and 113 West Avenue in Saratoga Springs. During this time, these buildings may experience temporary interruption of network connectivity to phone and network services (including wireless). This ongoing maintenance is to continue configuring our equipment to provide a more robust network environment in these buildings. ... MORE

Informer Web Report Server Unavailable April 26, 9 a.m. - noon

Posted April 22, 2015

Information Technology Services will be performing system maintenance on April 26,2015 from 9 a.m. - noon. Access to the Informer Web Report server will be sporadic during this time frame. ... MORE

Wednesday, April 22 ESCnet, Exchange and Maptools Maintenance

Posted April 20, 2015

Information Technology Services will be performing website maintenance on ESCnet, Exchange and Maptools on Wed. April 22 from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. (ET). All three of the sites will be unavailable during a portion of the maintenance window. If you are working in any of the three sites during the maintenance window, we recommend you save a local copy of your work to avoid losing any content. ... MORE

Thursday, April 23 Network Maintenance for 111 and 113 West Ave, 9:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Posted April 16, 2015

Information Technology Services will be performing maintenance Thursday, April 23rd from 9:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET) on network devices at 111 and 113 West Avenue in Saratoga Springs. During this time, these buildings may experience temporary interruption of network connectivity to phone and network services (including wireless). This is critical work to update the network configuration to provide a more robust networking environment in these buildings. ... MORE

iFactory Selected to Redesign and Construct a CRM-driven Website for College Web Presence

Posted April 15, 2015

Empire State College issued a request for proposals to redesign its Web presence to be more innovative, functional and engaging for users. iFactory was selected from the nine vendors who submitted proposals. ... MORE

Moodlerooms LMS Scheduled for Routine Maintenance from 3 - 5 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, April 16

Posted April 13, 2015

Information Technology Services has scheduled routine maintenance to Moodlerooms for 3 - 5 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, April 16. During this time Moodlerooms will be unavailable. Users attempting to log in during that time frame will see a web page that states the site is currently undergoing maintenance. Normal access to Moodlerooms will return after maintenance is complete. ... MORE

Colleague (Datatel) Unavailable Tuesday, April 14 from 3 - 4 a.m.

Posted April 13, 2015

Information Technology Services will be performing critical Colleague (Datatel) software maintenance on Tuesday, April 14 2015, from 3 - 4 a.m. The Colleague (Datatel) production system will be offline during this time. ... MORE

Thursday, April 9 Web Server Maintenance for ESCnet, Exchange and Maptools

Posted April 7, 2015

Information Technology Services will be performing web server maintenance on ESCnet, Exchange and Maptools on Thu. April 9 from 7:00 - 8:30 a.m. (ET). All three of the sites will be unavailable during the maintenance window. If you are working in any of the three sites during the maintenance window, we recommend you save a local copy of your work to avoid losing any content. ... MORE

Colleague (Datatel) and Informer Reporting Unavailable April 12, 7 a.m. to noon

Posted April 6, 2015

Information Technology Services will be performing software maintenance on Sunday, April 12 2015 from 7 a.m. to noon. The Colleague (Datatel) Production System and the Informer Reporting system will be offline during this time. ... MORE

Important Information Regarding Snagit 6

Posted April 3, 2015

As part of an ITS initiative to simplify licensing, we conducted a basic audit of software currently installed across the College. This audit has revealed that the licensing for Snagit 6 is no longer valid and, as such, must be removed from College owned equipment to be legally compliant. Removal of Snagit 6 software will be done automatically starting May 1, 2015. This will only affect Snagit 6. Newer versions of Snagit will not be effected. ... MORE

Office of Integrated Technologies is now Information Technology Services (ITS)

Posted March 23, 2015

As we work toward continuous improvement, the Office of Integrated Technologies will refocus its role to that of a service bureau, tasked with providing college-wide support through services. A philosophy of service should be inherent in the college’s information technology organization, with a name that reflects that core value of service. In concert with this focus, the Office of Integrated Technologies is changing their name to Information Technology Services, or simply ITS. ... MORE

Maintenance on ESCnet, Exchange and Maptools Tue. March 24 7:30 - 8:00 AM

Posted March 23, 2015

Information Technology Services will be performing software maintenance on ESCnet, Exchange and Maptools on Tue. March 24 from 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. (ET). Each of the sites will be unavailable at times during the maintenance window. ... MORE

Edward Peck Named Technology Training Coordinator

Posted March 20, 2015

Information Technology Services would like to introduce Edward Peck as the new technology training coordinator. In the coming months Ed will be developing and launching training opportunities for the college community. Starting soon Ed will be sending out a weekly "Tech Tip of the Week" to highlight our technology applications and tools. ... MORE

College Web Pages Transition to Responsive Layouts

Posted March 19, 2015

In the coming weeks, Information Technology Services will continue to transition college web pages to responsive layouts. ... MORE

College's Voicemail System Update

Posted March 16, 2015

At approximately 11:30 a.m. (ET) on March 16 the college's voice mail system stopped accepting messages or allowing access to the voice mailbox. At approximately 2:30 p.m. voice mail services were fully restored. ... MORE

College Voice Mail Working Normally

Posted March 13, 2015

The college voice mail system has been repaired and is working normally as of 6:00 PM March 12. At 2:00 AM March 10 the voice mail storage system suffered a hardware failure resulting in reduced functionality. ... MORE

College's Voicemail System Impaired

Posted March 11, 2015

The college's voicemail system is currently running at severely reduced capacity due to hardware failure. Messages that are left are being saved but the message will likely not be reviewed immediately. We anticipate normal access to voicemail will be restored by 5 p.m. tomorrow, March 12. ... MORE

ServiceNow System Upgrades

Posted March 5, 2015

ServiceNow, the system used by the college for submitting incidents and requests, will be undergoing maintenance and upgrades on Friday March 6th between 10pm and 11pm. ... MORE

Tue., March 3 Software Maintenance for ESCnet, Exchange and Maptools

Posted February 27, 2015

Information Technology Services will be performing software maintenance on ESCnet, Exchange and Maptools on Tue. March 3 from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. (ET). Each of the sites will be unavailable at times during the maintenance window. If you are working in any of the three sites during the maintenance window, we recommend you save a local copy of your work to avoid losing any content. ... MORE

Wed., March 4 Network Maintenance at 111 and 113 West Ave from 9:30 - 11:30 PM (ET)

Posted February 27, 2015

Information Technology Services will be replacing a defective network hardware component on Wednesday, March 4 from 9:30 to 11:30 PM (ET). Phone and network services (including wireless) at 111 and 113 West Ave. will be interrupted during this time in order to replace the equipment. ... MORE

Sunday, March 8th - Nolij Document Management Login is Changing

Posted February 27, 2015

Starting Sunday, March 8 2015, the Nolij Document Management System will now use the college’s web single sign-on (SSO) for access. ... MORE

Feb 28 Network Maintenance at Brooklyn Unit from 4:00 - 11:00 PM (ET)

Posted February 25, 2015

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing maintenance Saturday, Feb 28th from 4:00 to 11:00 PM (ET) on hardware devices at the Brooklyn unit. During this time, the Brooklyn unit may experience temporary interruption of network connectivity to phone and network services (including wireless). This is critical work to replace defective networking equipment that is causing phone outages at the unit. ... MORE

Network Maintenance at 111 and 113 West, Thur. Feb. 26 from Midnight to 12:30 AM

Posted February 25, 2015

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing a network software upgrade on Thursday, Feb. 26 from midnight to 12:30 AM. Phone and network services (including wireless) at 111 and 113 West Ave. will be interrupted during this time to reboot the equipment with the upgraded software. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Learning Management System undergoing routine maintenance from 11 p.m. (ET) on Sat., Feb. 21 until 2 a.m. (ET) on Feb. 22.

Posted February 19, 2015

The Office of Integrated Technologies has scheduled routine maintenance to Moodlerooms from 11 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, Feb. 21 until 2 a.m. (ET) on Feb. 22. ... MORE

Sunday, Feb 15 System Maintenance 7 AM - Noon

Posted February 12, 2015

The Office of Information Technology Services will be performing system maintenance on Sunday, Feb. 15th, from 7 a.m. to noon. Colleague, PLA Planner, DP PLanner, Notes DP, DocPak, grading, registration, and other applications will be unavailable during this time. ... MORE

February 6, 2015 - Advanced Forums Issue Resolved - Moodlerooms Maintenance Update

Posted February 6, 2015

The Office of Integrated Technologies and our Moodlerooms vendor completed the routine maintenance scheduled for February 5, 2015. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Advanced Forum Issue

Posted February 5, 2015

The Office of Integrated Technologies has identified an issue following the Moodlerooms maintenance performed the morning of February 5. The maintenance resulted in the descriptions of the forums failing to appear on the forum page where posts are added/viewed. ... MORE

Tuesday, Feb 10 Network Maintenance for 111 and 113 West Ave, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Posted February 3, 2015

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing maintenance Tuesday, Feb 10 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. on hardware devices at 111 West Ave. During this time, 111 and 113 West Ave. may experience temporary interruption of network connectivity to phone and network services (including wireless). ... MORE

Sunday, Feb 8 Colleague (Datatel) Maintenance, 7 a.m. - noon

Posted February 3, 2015

Colleague (Datatel) Maintenance Sunday, Feb 8, 7 a.m. - noon ... MORE

The Moodlerooms Learning Management System will be undergoing routine maintenance on Thursday, February 5 from 3:00 – 5:00 a.m. (ET).

Posted February 4, 2015

During the maintenance window there will be approximately a 30 minute time-frame when the site will be unavailable and users in Moodlerooms will lose connectivity. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Advanced Forums Changes

Posted January 30, 2015

As part of the Moodlerooms 2.7.3 upgrade, the Moodlerooms programmers made a number of significant changes to the style and layout of the Advanced Forums/Discussion Forums. The changes were made in an effort to optimize the user experience with a single, modern, intuitive, and accessible forum view for all, improve accessibility for users with screen readers and increase responsiveness and ease of use on mobile/tablet devices. The changes made are to part of the Moodlerooms Core product and are not controlled by Empire State College. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Issues Request for Proposal for a CRM - Driven Web Site Redesign and Construction

Posted January 28, 2015

Empire State College (ESC) current website presents varying experiences to constituents as one navigates throughout the site. The information architecture is inconsistent, content areas and themes create confusing pathways to navigate. ESC seeks to redesign its web presence to be more innovative, functional and engaging to its constituents and invites vendors to submit proposals for its reconstruction. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Slow Response Issue Resolved

Posted January 28, 2015

In recent weeks, Moodlerooms has been experiencing intermittent slow response times. The Office of Integrated Technologies and the vendor have been working to determine the root cause and find a resolution. The intermittency of the issue made it difficult to diagnose the cause resulting in the vendor attempting a number of resolutions each providing only a temporary respite for slow response times. ... MORE

Expanded Service Desk Hours starting January 24 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Posted January 23, 2015

We are pleased to announce that we are extending our Service Desk hours to include Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ... MORE

JANUARY 25, 2015: Moodlerooms Slow Response Times

Posted January 21, 2015

Moodlerooms is experiencing intermittent slow response times. ... MORE

ESCnet and Exchange Designs to Be Updated

Posted January 16, 2015

On February 3, ESCnet and the Exchange are getting a new look and feel. ... MORE

SUNY Empire State College Issues Request for Proposal for a Higher Education Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) Solution.

Posted January 14, 2015

Empire State College is seeking a CRM solution that is robust and scalable to meet the enterprisewide needs of the college. The solution should span the entire student lifecycle (prospects, inquiries, applicants, admitted applicants, newly enrolled students and current students). ... MORE

Jan. 12 - Office of Integrated Technologies Introduces a New Service Desk Platform

Posted January 8, 2015

On Jan. 12, 2015 the Office of Integrated Technologies is moving to a new service desk platform for technology help and support. The new IT service desk platform uses best practices for logging, recording and resolving your technology requests. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Semi-Annual Upgrade Jan. 7

Posted January 5, 2015

System will be down from 11 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, until 8 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 8 ... MORE

Sunday, Jan. 4, 5-7 a.m. EST, OIT will be updating the college's Web login page

Posted December 29, 2014

On Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, 5-7 a.m. EST, the Office of Integrated Technologies will be updating the look of college's Web single sign-on login page. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Learning Management System Semi-Annual Upgrade January 7th

Posted December 19, 2014

The Moodlerooms Learning Management System will be offline from 11 p.m. ET on Jan. 7 through 8 a.m. ET on Jan. 8 for the semi-annual upgrade. ... MORE

OIT performing network upgrade at 111 West on Dec. 30 from 7-10 PM

Posted December 18, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing a network upgrade on Tuesday, Dec. 30, from 7-10 p.m. This will only impact the rear of 111 West Ave. (print shop, bookstore, loading dock and "upstairs"); networking and phone service will be unavailable during this time in these locations. This upgrade will not affect any other part of the building. ... MORE

111 and 113 West Ave. Network Upgrade on Sunday, Dec. 14

Posted December 9, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing a network upgrade on Sunday, Dec. 14, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone and network services including wireless) at 111 and 113 West Ave. will be unavailable during this time. This work is part of a larger project that includes installing all new networking equipment at 111 West Ave. to improve the overall reliability of networking services in both buildings. ... MORE

Migration of the Helpdesk Platform from DeskPro to ServiceNow.

Posted December 5, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies is in the process of planning the migration of our help desk platform from DeskPro to ServiceNow. ServiceNow is a cloud-based technology platform that will optimize the process that we use to deliver service to our students, faculty and staff. ... MORE

111 and 113 West Ave. Network Maintenance, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 from 8 a.m. to Noon

Posted December 1, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing network maintenance on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 8 a.m. to noon. Phone and network services (including wireless) at 111 and 113 West Ave. will be unavailable during this time. ... MORE

Hardware Maintenance Nov. 23rd Affecting Several Enterprise Systems

Posted November 21, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing hardware maintenance on Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 from 7 - 12:00 noon. ... MORE

Changes Coming to College Homepage Wednesday

Posted November 18, 2014

The Empire State College homepage will be unveiled with a new look and feel on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 19. The new design will offer a better experience for prospective students, while still serving the needs of current students, staff, faculty and alumni. ... MORE

Network Maintenance at 111 and 113 West Ave. on Nov 21

Posted November 14, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing network maintenance at 111 and 113 West Ave. on Friday, Nov. 21 from 6 - 8 am. Phone and network services (including wireless) will be unavailable during this time. ... MORE

Systems Maintenance on Sunday, Nov. 16

Posted November 14, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing maintenance on several college systems on Nov. 16,6-8 a.m. This will impact registration, MyESC, email and the college's mobile system. ... MORE

ESCnet/Exchange Maintenance on Sunday, Nov. 16

Posted November 13, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing maintenance on ESCnet/Exchange on Sunday, Nov. 16, 8-8:30 a.m. ESCnet/Exchange may be unavailable during this period. ... MORE

Systems Maintenance on Friday, November 14

Posted November 7, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing network maintenance at 111 West on Friday, Nov. 14, from 6-8 a.m. Phone and network services (including wireless) will be unavailable during this time. ... MORE

Systems Maintenance on Friday, November 7

Posted November 6, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing server maintenance on 11/7/2014 from 6a.m. until 8 a.m. E.T. Access to email archives and the "My Academic Documents" website will be interrupted during this time. ... MORE

Systems Maintenance on Thursday, November 6

Posted November 4, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing system maintenance Thursday, Nov. 6 from 6 - 8 a.m. on the several systems. ... MORE

Update Hudson Valley Center Phone System

Posted November 3, 2014

Nov. 3, 3:00 pm: Inbound calls to the Hartsdale location, which were receiving a busy signal the morning of Nov. 3., are now receiving inbound calls. The cause of the problem is still being investigated. ... MORE

The deadline for the Annual Technology Survey is Sunday, November 2

Posted October 29, 2014

Empire State College is very interested in hearing your thoughts and opinions regarding the quality and effectiveness of technology services at our institution. ... MORE

Email Spam Filter Maintenance Oct. 30

Posted October 27, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing maintenance on our email spam filter on Oct. 30, 6-8 a.m. ... MORE

First Annual Technology Survey

Posted October 16, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies plans to start conducting annual surveys regarding the quality and effectiveness of technology services at our institution. The survey will focus on areas such as connectivity and access, the quality and effectiveness of our websites, online services and our ability to collaborate through technology. ... MORE

Colleague (Datatel) System Maintenance October 19th

Posted October 16, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing Colleague (Datatel) system maintenance on Sunday, October 19th, 2014, from 7am to noon. We will also be performing hardware maintenance which may cause slowness on some servers. ... MORE

Oct. 16, Evening Network Maintenance at 2 Union Ave.

Posted October 14, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing maintenance on equipment at 2 Union Ave. in Saratoga Springs on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 6-10 p.m. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Routine Maintenance – October 16

Posted October 9, 2014

The Moodlerooms Learning Management System will be offline from 3 - 5 a.m.(ET) on October 16 for routine maintenance. ... MORE

Thin Client/Connect Platform Upgrade

Posted October 9, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing software and license upgrades on the Thin Client/Connect platform on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. ... MORE

Nolij, Informer and Hardware Maintenance, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014

Posted September 29, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing software and hardware maintenance on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, from 7 a.m. to noon. ... MORE

Intermittent Login and Slowness on the College Website

Posted September 22, 2014

On Friday, Sept. 19, student, faculty and staff experienced slowness or intermittent login problems with various Empire State College website pages. The majority of page display issues and login problems were resolved by 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21. ... MORE

Colleague (Datatel) and Informer Software Maintenance Sunday, Sept. 28

Posted September 22, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing Colleague (Datatel) system maintenance on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 7 a.m. to noon. Informer Software will also be upgraded to version 4.5.X during this time. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Display Issues with IE8 and IE9

Posted September 4, 2014

Please be aware that Internet Explorer browser versions 8 and 9 are displaying Moodlerooms course pages with a blue background. This may impact your ability to view course content. ... MORE

OIT System Hardware Maintenance, Sunday, Aug. 31

Posted August 27, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be performing maintenance on hardware devices in 2 Union Ave. on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. ... MORE

OIT Single Sign-on maintenance, Thursday August 21st

Posted August 18, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be testing the fail over procedure for single sign-on on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. ... MORE

Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) to be Upgraded to Version 22

Posted August 5, 2014

The Office of Integrated Technologies will begin upgrading SSPS from version 21 to version 22 the week of Aug. 11. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Semi-Annual Upgrade August 6

Posted July 29, 2014

System will be down from 11 p.m. Wednesday night until 8 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 7. ... MORE

July 21, 2014 Network Outage at 111 and 113 West Avenue

Posted July 23, 2014

On Monday, July 21, there was a network outage at 111 and 113 West Avenue in Saratoga Springs. It started at approximately 9:30 a.m. and was restored at approximately 6 p.m. This outage affected all network-dependent devices including phone, email, printers and access to the Internet. All phone calls made to these locations during the outage went directly to phone mail. ... MORE

To the ESC College Community

Posted May 1, 2014

The Department of Homeland Security is advising people to discontinue using all versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser because of a security vulnerability. ... MORE

Email Phishing Scam

Posted April 16, 2014

Have you ever received an email from Empire State College IT support asking you to provide your username and password? Frequently, the emails claim that your email account will be deleted or closed if you do not respond. They are known as "phishing" emails. ... MORE

Changes for Managing Your Email Spam

Posted April 11, 2014

Email that the system has identified as spam is quarantined (trapped) before it reaches your email inbox. End User Quarantine (EUQ) is a user interface through which you can manage trapped mail held in quarantine. We have installed a new release of EUQ and a few things have changed. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Semi-Annual Upgrade December 26

Posted December 18, 2013

Moodlerooms Semi-Annual Upgrade Begins at 11 PM December 26; Fixes and New Features Coming for January Term. System will be down from 11 p.m. Thursday night until 8 AM, Friday, December 27. ... MORE

ANGEL Learning Management System is No Longer Available

Posted December 17, 2013

As of December 17, 2013 access to ANGEL Learning Management System is no longer available. ... MORE

Monday, Dec. 9 SUNY Secure Employee Services Portal (Including Time and Attendance) login is changing

Posted December 5, 2013

Starting Monday, Dec. 9 2013, the SUNY Employee Services Portal will now use the college’s web single sign-on for access. The SUNY Employee Services Portal provides access to SUNY wide applications such as SMRT, E-Business Services, Time and Attendance, Degreeworks and more. ... MORE

Students: Get Ready for the September Transition from ANGEL to Moodlerooms

Posted July 15, 2013

In preparation for the transition from the ANGEL learning management system (LMS) to Moodlerooms with the start of the September 2013 term, the Office of Integrated Technologies will introduce a new website for students called the Moodlerooms Learning Center, which went live on the afternoon of July 15. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Production Server Upgrade Completed

Posted July 11, 2013

The upgrade of the Moodlerooms production was completed as of July 11. The upgrade began July 10, 24 hours earlier then the time scheduled by the vendor. We are working with the vendor to ensure that all future upgrades are performed as scheduled. ... MORE

Moodlerooms Production Server Upgrade Scheduled from 11 p.m. Thursday, July 11, to 8 a.m. Friday, July 12

Posted July 9, 2013

Faculty and staff who are using the Moodlerooms production server at www.esc.edu/moodle to prepare for the September 2013 term will encounter sporadic access issues during this period. ... MORE

Faculty and Staff Invited to Participate in Survey About Using Technology for Collaboration

Posted April 5, 2013

David O’Neill, vice president of the Office of Integrated Technologies, and Deb Amory, acting provost, are jointly sponsoring conversations across the college to learn more about the varied technology spaces and methods that are used for collaboration. ... MORE

Have You Migrated to Entrinsik Informer Web Reporting?

Posted March 12, 2013

March 31 is the last day Entrinsk Informer 3.2 interface will be available. All users should have migrated to the Entrinsik Informer Web Reporting interface at this time. ... MORE

New College Website Launched: Moodlerooms Learning Center

Posted February 27, 2013

To support the college's migration from ANGEL to Moodlerooms planned for the September 2013 term, the Moodlerooms Project Team is pleased to announce a new Moodlerooms Learning Center. ... MORE

Using the Online Library with Mobile Devices

Posted October 1, 2012

The Empire State College online library has a new addition to its website, "Using the Library with Mobile Devices." ... MORE

FITs Supporting the Needs of 21st Century Learners: Faculty Development with Tools of Engagement

Posted September 17, 2012

Thanks to a generous grant from the SUNY Provost’s office, the FITs are now in the process of creating a faculty development program to be rolled out to the college’s seven regional centers in the spring of 2013. ... MORE

Update on Moodle/Mahara project

Posted September 10, 2012

It's the start of a new academic year and a good time to provide an update on Moodle/Mahara project. ... MORE

Collegewide Google Apps for Education Project Underway at OIT

Posted September 4, 2012

The Office of Integrated Technologies (OIT) has established a working group to examine the feasibility of implementing Google Apps for Education across the college. ... MORE

Office of Integrated Technologies Completes Two-Year Process to Implement Single Sign-On for Websites

Posted July 19, 2012

Effective July 20, 2012, after two years of planning and implementation, the Office of Integrated Technologies has completed the initial implementation of Web Single Sign-on (SSO). ... MORE

Elluminate Live Web Conferencing Tool to be Upgraded to Blackboard Collaborate 12

Posted July 2, 2012

The Office of Integrated Technologies will be upgrading to the latest version of Blackboard Collaborate over the next few months. ... MORE

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