Elon IT Decoded: Meet Doug Purnell

Posted on: September 19, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Elon IT Decoded, News
Database Architect Doug Purnell

If you ask about Information Technology staff on Elon’s campus, Database Architect Doug Purnell is among the department’s most well-known staff. Learn more about that notoriety, his role at Elon and what keeps him busy outside of work.

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Online alternatives to cancelling class

Posted on: September 5, 2019 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, News, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning
A person typing on their computer

When the unexpected occurs and you can’t make it to campus, cancelling class is not your only option. Consider using online alternatives instead.

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Belk Library to update Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning 

Posted on: August 1, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, News
LinkedIn Learning logo

On Monday, Aug. 5, Belk Library will update Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning. Learn more about key features, other important changes that impact Elon faculty, staff and students, and review step-by-step instructions for activating your LinkedIn Learning account.

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Information Technology to revamp service desk processing

Posted on: June 13, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: News
TeamDynamix mockup of website and tablet

The Office of Information Technology (IT) looks to improve customer relations and service desk operations with the launch of TeamDynamix on June 19.

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Create accessible emails with these tips

Posted on: June 11, 2019 | By: tmoree | Filed under: Tech Tips, News
Email icon with accessibility symbols

Accessible content can be used by all members of the Elon University community, including students, faculty and staff with a diverse range of hearing, movement, vision and cognitive abilities. Follow these tips for creating emails and web-based content to more effectively reach diverse audiences.

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Easily access the internet at other colleges, universities using eduroam

Posted on: May 23, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: News
eduroam logo

As you may have experienced, connecting to the internet while visiting other colleges and universities can be a challenge. Now, with the help of eduroam, the Office of Information Technology (IT) looks to make the process seamless for Elon faculty, staff, students and visitors.

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Elon IT Decoded: Meet Syretta Oliver

Posted on: April 16, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Elon IT Decoded, News
campus technology support technician syretta oliver

Most days, Campus Technology Support Technician Syretta Oliver is trekking back-and-forth along Elon’s brick walkways to offer solutions and assistance to students, faculty and staff for a variety of technology concerns.

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Elon IT Decoded: Meet Quintin “Q” Brenner

Posted on: March 19, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Elon IT Decoded, News
video production engineer quintin q brenner

Opening the Schar Center was no small feat. One of the few who knows best is Video Production Engineer Quintin “Q” Brenner. His role in getting the facility’s control room event-ready at the start of the academic year was one of his proudest moments.

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Elon IT Decoded: Meet Cassie Lott

Posted on: February 19, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Elon IT Decoded, News
systems administrator cassie lott

There’s a good chance you haven’t met Systems Administrator Cassie Lott, but odds are, she’s helped you somewhere along the way.

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Virtual tables at Job and Internship Expo broaden horizons for students

Posted on: September 19, 2018 | By: Elizabeth Kirkhorn | Filed under: News
Student on a virtual video conference call

For the fifth consecutive year, Elon Information Technology (IT) supported the Student Professional Development Center by providing “virtual tables” to the Job and Internship Expo. Using the video chat software WebEx, these virtual tables connect potential employers who cannot be physically present with interested students.

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