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Tech Info for the Class of 2015

Tech Info for the Class of 2015

May 8, 2015

Congratulations to the class of 2015! Graduating seniors, we know you have a lot going on and much to be excited about. But we also want to make you aware of several technology-related items that need your attention as you prepare to move on from St. Norbert College. Email Account As an alumnus of the […]

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Tech-Enabled Gap Experience

Tech-Enabled Gap Experience

May 8, 2015

In Fall 2014, the first cohort of Gap students began their wilderness and service learning experience. The experience was composed of three separate classes, each about a month long: an outdoor adventure leadership course; American Myths, Community & the Individual taught by Dr. Deirdre Egan-Ryan; and Cultural Imperialism and Hegemony taught by the Dr. Laura Fredrickson, […]

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Going Mobile at SNC

Going Mobile at SNC

March 8, 2015

It is now easier than ever to stay connected to St. Norbert College! By using a variety of mobile apps for St. Norbert technology services, it can feel like the entire campus is right in your back pocket. Here is a short list of those apps and how they can help you. SNC Mobile: The […]

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SNC Launches New Housing System

SNC Launches New Housing System

January 21, 2015

Residential Education and Housing (REH) and ITS have collaborated to launch a new housing management system — StarRez. StarRez will significantly simplify and improve the housing application and selection process for both students and REH staff. The system is being implemented in two phases — the first phase is targeted at new students and the second […]

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National GIS Day – November 19

National GIS Day – November 19

November 6, 2014

Contributed by Krissy Lukens, Director of Academic Technology November 19 is GIS Day – a day to celebrate the many ways that people are using geographic information systems (GIS) to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. Over the years I’ve had the privilege to learn from several individuals that are […]

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Proxy Access & E-Billing Added to KnightLine

Proxy Access & E-Billing Added to KnightLine

October 1, 2014

This summer, KnightLine was enhanced to provide students with the ability to assign proxy access to their St. Norbert College KnightLine accounts. Using the new proxy access feature, students can allow anyone they’d like — parents, guardians, and/or friends — to view certain confidential information available to them in KnightLine, including Bursar, Financial Aid, and Academic […]

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 1, 2014

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a month dedicated to helping you learn how to protect yourself in today’s “connected” world. NCSAM was created over a decade ago by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance. Why is a whole month dedicated to this topic? On any given […]

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Microsoft Office Online Now Available

Microsoft Office Online Now Available

October 1, 2014

Microsoft recently made changes to their Office line-up and licensing, which provides St. Norbert College students and employees with more options than ever before for installing and using Microsoft Office. As an alternative to Google Docs and other cloud-based productivity suites, Microsoft has introduced Office Online, providing fully functioning versions of their Office software “in […]

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What’s New in ITS

What’s New in ITS

September 3, 2014

Summer is always one of the busiest seasons for ITS. With fewer constituents on campus, we can focus resources to project-based work, including refreshing and upgrading existing equipment and systems and installing new technologies. Here are just a few of the highlights from summer break: New Building Projects We spent a significant amount of time […]

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Welcome Back! Tech Info for New & Returning Students

Welcome Back! Tech Info for New & Returning Students

August 18, 2014

Another school year is here, and Information Technology Services (ITS) is excited to welcome all of our new students to campus, and welcome back those who are returning! We know that the next few weeks can be a very busy time, so we’ve provided some technology highlights below to help ensure a smooth transition back […]

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Tech Info for Graduating Seniors

Tech Info for Graduating Seniors

May 6, 2014

Seniors, this is an exciting time of year for you! We know you have a lot going on and much to be excited about. But we also want to make you aware of several technology-related items that need your attention as you prepare to move on from St. Norbert College. Email Account As an alumnus […]

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Printer Replacement Project Underway

Printer Replacement Project Underway

March 6, 2014

Between March 6 and March 31, the Digital Print Center will be upgrading 47 printers across campus. A majority of the printer replacements will be scheduled during Spring Break. In addition to the printer replacement, the Equitrac client on faculty and staff computers will be upgraded. ITS will be assisting with the printer replacements and software […]

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Upgrade Scheduled for Campus TV System

Upgrade Scheduled for Campus TV System

March 5, 2014

ITS will be upgrading the campus cable television system this summer, providing the campus with 64 fully-digital television channels, many of which will be in high definition. Currently, ITS provides analog-only television service through an in-house system that receives TV content from DirecTV, Dish Network, and over-the-air channels and redistributes this content across campus via […]

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New Wifi System Planned for Campus

New Wifi System Planned for Campus

December 6, 2013

ITS will be rolling out a new wireless network across campus, in order to provide students, faculty, and staff with a more robust wireless infrastructure that utilizes the newest wireless standards and significantly expands the system’s capacity to handle the growth in wireless devices on campus. The new wireless system was selected after an extensive […]

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New Wireless in Mulva Library and CVC

New Wireless in Mulva Library and CVC

November 5, 2013

Over the summer, the Mulva Library and Cassandra Voss Center (CVC) received wireless upgrades to a new Cisco wireless infrastructure. These two buildings are the first on this new system, which we hope to be able to roll out campus-wide in the future. This wireless upgrade brought the Mulva Library from an older “b/g” wireless […]

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Storage: What Comes After G: and M:?

Storage: What Comes After G: and M:?

November 5, 2013

In September, ITS announced that two campus storage solutions would be phased out this year: the G: drive for classes-related content and the M: drive for students. Why are we making this move? While these were great solutions for their time, there are now better storage options available that we should take advantage of. Storage, […]

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Stay Safe Online – National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Stay Safe Online – National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 6, 2013

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a month dedicated to helping you learn how to protect yourself in today’s “connected” world. And ITS is championing the cause, with useful tips and workshops to help you stay safe and secure online. In support of NCSAM, ITS is/has: Registered as a Cyber Security Champion with […]

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New Technology-Enabled Classroom Opens in CVC

New Technology-Enabled Classroom Opens in CVC

October 4, 2013

With the opening of the Cassandra Voss Center (CVC) in mid-September, not only was a new building brought online, but a whole new type of technology-enabled classroom was added to the college’s portfolio of learning spaces. Dubbed an “active learning” classroom, the lower level of the CVC does not have a designated “front” — typically […]

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What’s New in ITS

What’s New in ITS

September 5, 2013

ITS staff have been busy this summer working on a number of projects to enhance and expand technology services on campus. Here are just a few of the highlights: Classroom Updates Five classrooms – Boyle 106, 122, 201, 209 and Bush 130 – received refreshed AV equipment this summer! Enhancements include new projector, larger screen, […]

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Printing Goes Mobile

September 5, 2013

Over the summer, ITS launched expanded printing services so that students, faculty, and staff can now print from personal devices — laptops, tablets, and smartphones. Printing from these devices can be managed through email, a web browser, or mobile app. Email Send a document from your SNC email account to more than a dozen campus […]

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