Category Archives: Announcements

Stefanie Poe receives Acorn Accolade

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Stefanie Poe, Campus Technology Support Lead for Elon, is the July recipient of the Acorn Accolade. This award is given to an outstanding member of Elon's Instructional and Campus Technologies team each month. Stefanie Poe has been an integral part of Elon's technological development for the past two decades, and continues to push our institution forward while ...

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Greg Colby receives Acorn Accolade

Greg Colby, systems infrastructure architect for Elon, has been chosen as the June recipient for the Acorn Accolade award. The award is given each month to an outstanding member of Elon’s Instructional and Campus Technologies team.  Colby has worked as a systems administrator for Elon for over a decade, and has held the position of systems architect ...

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Summer upgrades and improvements

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Over the summer, Instructional & Campus Technologies made a number of improvements that will impact students, faculty, and staff. Below are some highlights.  Microsoft Office Over the summer, all Windows computer labs and newly issued Windows computers were updated to Microsoft Office 2013 (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.). Visit the Technology Wiki for general information about Office 2013, including links to ...

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Introducing the newest members of Elon’s technology team

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In the last year, Instructional and Campus Technologies has filled positions in the department with 8 new staff members. A team is only as strong as its members and these new members make our team even stronger. Here is a little about each of them: Josh Aylor Current position: Systems Administrator and Programmer Duties and responsibilities: Josh is ...

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness month

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Ten years ago, the U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) launched National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in an effort to help all Americans to stay safer and more secure while online.  Since then, NCSAM has grown in participation including the general public, businesses, colleges, universities, and ...

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Meet Sara Vanderpool, new e-Learning support specialist

AUGUST 22, 2013: Sara Vanderpool. (photo by Kim Walker)

She is the woman to help you understand Moodle. She is the go-to resource for learning how to maneuver a SmartBoard. Using technology for classroom engagement is what she is all about. This is Sara Vanderpool, the newest member of the Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) staff. In her position as an e-learning support specialist, Vanderpool ...

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Meet Ryan Gay

JANUARY 25, 2013: Directory portrait, Ryan Gay. (photo by Kim Walker)

He writes the step-by-step documentation used by our Help Desk when you call for support. He makes sure the terminology on the Technology Wiki is accurate. He writes, he edits and he assists you with your technology needs. This is Ryan Gay. Ryan Gay in the day-to-day Gay’s official title is Technology Help Desk Associate and Technical ...

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Meet Brent Smith

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He manages video production projects, serves as a liaison between video stakeholders across campus, reads tons of books, and even brews his own beer. Brent Smith, Teaching and Learning Technologies’ newest staff member, is a jack-of-all-trades. Though his title is Video Integration Manager, Brent is responsible for a number of things. He leads and implements video ...

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Countdown: Campus Technologies’ most popular blog posts: #1

Number One With 214 total pageviews, “Five useful iPad applications to use in higher education” by Sam Parker secured number one on our list. The blog post highlights five iPad applications we believed were especially useful to faculty in higher education. Read the post. End of 2012 Teaching & Learning Technologies (TLT) is taking a break until 2013. ...

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Countdown: Campus Technologies’ most popular blog posts: #2

Number Two With 199 total pageviews, “Save time grading with joule Grader” by Dan Reis secured number two on our list. The blog post highlights the benefits of joule Grader and how to access it. Read the post. The Countdown As the semester comes to a close, Campus Technologies took a look at its Top 12 most popular ...

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