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August 16, 2019

Announcements

  • Bytes is back! Join us on September 3rd as we dive into the world of Qualtrics and discuss Microsoft Forms.
  • EPC 115 may now be scheduled for small meetings and longer conversations, through Outlook. Access to the room is permitted with card swipe.
  • The next OIT newsletter will be on September 13, 2019.

August 2, 2019

Announcements

  • Bytes is back! Join us on September 3rd as we dive into the world of Qualtrics and discuss Microsoft Forms.
  • EPC 110 remodel is on track for completion on August 6. Staff moves will begin on August 7 and conclude on August 9.

Comings & Goings

We are excited to welcome the following team members:

  • Ryan Janke began his position of Web Designer on August 1st.
  • Michael Schaming began his position of Web Designer on August 1st.
  • Mark Hilberg will begin his position as Director of Application Development and Support on August 28th.

July 5, 2019

Announcements

  • A reminder that starting July 1, 2019, Outlook Mobile will be the only Help Desk supported mobile email application.
  • OIT employees may now check out Sprint HotSpots. Please see Sarah for availability.
  • All OIT expense reports should be submitted for proper fiscal year end close.

June 21, 2019

Announcements

  • A reminder that starting July 1, 2019, Outlook Mobile will be the only Help Desk supported mobile email application.
  • OIT employees may now check out Sprint HotSpots. Please see Sarah for availability.
  • All OIT expense reports should be submitted for proper fiscal year end close.

June 7, 2019

Comings & Goings

We are excited to welcome the following team member: Krista Duffy has accepted the position of Business Intelligence Analyst Manager and will begin on July 15th.

 

Now Hiring

  • Web Designer
  • Software and Web Applications Developer
  • Director of Application Development and Support
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Help Desk Manager - interviews in progress

May 24, 2019

Announcements

You can now find OIT on LinkedIn and Twitter!

May 10, 2019

Announcements

CU Boulder is hosting a Dell Tech Rally on May 22nd. If you are interested in attending this event, please discuss with your supervisor.

April 26, 2019

Announcements

  • Open Enrollment closes Friday, May 10, at 5 p.m. To find out what is changing, change your plan/s, or to enroll in benefits, visit Employee Services online.
  • CU Boulder is hosting a Dell Tech Rally on May 22nd. If you are interested in attending this event, please discuss with your supervisor.
  • EPC 110 renovation is scheduled to be completed prior to the start of Fall 2019 semester. Timeline and alternate locations for those staff being affected coming soon.
  • The BlackBeltHelp project is underway. User Services is leading the way on the data and systems integration for knowledge transfer and help-ticket management.
  • Qualtrics now accepts attachment uploads.

April 12, 2019

Application Review Board

The Application Development and Support (ADS) team has created an Application Review Board. The intent of this committee is to serve our campus by helping departments identify needs or develop software solutions.

March 29, 2019

What's New at the AT Lab?

The Assistive Technology (AT) lab continues to make positive strides in helping our campus community with assistive technology.

March 15, 2019

New Phones. New Speed Dials.

OIT supported classrooms will be getting a phone upgrade over Spring Break. Over eighty different rooms will be upgraded to Cisco 7841 phones. These four button phones will feature two-speed dials to Academic Support and Public Safety, meet ADA standards once properly wall mounted and will be more energy efficient by using only 3.7 watts of power, versus the 12 watts the current phones are using. 

March 1, 2019

UCCS Mapping Project

Over the past four months, OIT has been developing an infrastructure to manage and record data concerning the rapidly growing utility network around campus.

February 15, 2019

Outdoor Wi-Fi Pilot Testing Begins

Outdoor wireless coverage is here, and the Wi-Fi team could not be more excited! Over a year in the making, phase one of this large-scale project is close to 100% completion.

February 1, 2019

Announcements

  • UCCS Downtown Technology
  • OIT Supported Classrooms Phone Upgrade

January 18, 2019

Announcements

  • BlueStar electronics pickup
  • Comings and Goings
  • UCCSconnect, Security Professionals Conferencem Outdoor Wifi update, IDM Progress
  • Less Than One Month
  • Workshop Facilitators Needed

December 21, 2018

Announcements

  • The Gallogly Recreation Center will be closed from December 22, 2018 - January 1, 2019. 
  • Administrative Leave should be recorded in MyLeave for December 28, 2018.
  • Due to the timing of the holidays, this newsletter will resume publication on January 18th.

December 7, 2018

Announcements

  • Upcoming Interviews
    • On Campus Web Designer - December 12 & 19
  • OIT Student Employee Holiday Party
    • December 7, 2018
    • Student supervisors and Directors are encouraged to attend
  • OIT Staff Holiday Party
    • December 20, 2018

November 21, 2018

Announcements

  • Upcoming Interviews
    • Web Designer - December 3 & 4
    • BI Analyst Manager - December 6
  • OIT Student Employee Holiday Party
    • December 7, 2019
    • Please forward invitation to students
    • Student supervisors and Directors are encouraged to attend

November 9, 2018

Comings & Goings

Please join us in welcoming our new team member: 

Brandon Poulliot joined the LMS team, effective November 5th.  
 

We wish these team members the best in their future endeavors: 

Abby will be leaving her position on Thursday, November 15th.

Ryan will be leaving his position on Saturday, November 24th.   

October 26, 2018

Announcements

  • Funding conversations continue for the remodel of EPC 101, 110, and the Help Desk. At this time the project has been delayed until further notice.
  • EPC 139 will remain as an office until further notice (beyond the January 8, 2019 date)
  • We finished the first week of the Clyde's Cupboard Food Drive strong, with 110 points! As we enter the second week, continue to watch Teams for more information and ways you can participate.
  • Feel like you are missing out on what's being communicated? What something to be communicated to the campus or OIT? Check out the Communications channel (and calendar) on Teams! This calendar shows what is being communicated and how, as well as giving you the ability to request communications. Just click on the calendar, fill in the information and we'll work together to make sure it gets done! The calendar can also be added through your Outlook.
  • Educause is in Denver next week! If you are attending please make sure to update your calendar and out of office response.

October 17, 2019

Now Hiring

  • OIT Systems Administrator (2 positions)
  • Additional information about these positions can be found on CU Careers.
  • Position Coming Soon...Media Manager

Mountain Lion Tech Day

  • We would like to sincerely thank you for taking part of our very first ever Mountain Lion Tech Day! It would not have been a success without you!
  • As a recap, Our Hackathon winner is Frank Carber with his idea to create a program that will suggest a list of clubs for students to join based on their academic interests, time commitment, and personality. It will also give faculty/staff members to get involved as mentors or participants with this tailored club search. Frank Carber is in the process of receiving $1000 in scholarship from OIT! Congratulations Frank!
  • Thanks to our vendors, we were able to gift 7 attendees of gift cards, a backpack, and an Acer Tablet

One BYTES At A Time

  • Join our OIT BYTES Update to learn more about OneNote, OneDrive, and OneCard.
  • All are welcome for an Open Forum (Drop In) on October 29th, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at UC 307.
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