The next time you visit the garden level of Beardsley, you might see an old/new face. On November 26, Joel F. W. Price ’00 returned to Swarthmore to join the Client Services team in ITS as the Technology Education Coordinator. He looks forward to helping people use technology in a way that helps them do their work better. In addition to a love of technology and emerging media, Joel is an avid musician, concertgoer, traveler, photographer (flickr/Google+), athlete, and amateur cook/canner (not always in that order). Please drop by and say hi! Continue reading ITS welcomes Joel F. W. Price ’00 to the Client Services team
This May, Haverford College will host a series of presentations that explore interaction between technology and the classroom. Join Tri-College faculty and staff members as they discuss their experiences incorporating technology into their work. Among the presenters will be Swarthmore faculty members Sunka Simon, Associate Professor of German, Film and Media Studies, and Carina Yervasi, Associate Professor of French and Black Studies, who will discuss their experience co-teaching the Re-envisioning Diasporas course with Professor Mikelle Antoine of Ashesi University, Ghana. The event takes place Monday, May 2nd, 2012, from 9:30 – 12pm at Stokes Auditorium, Haverford College. View the entire schedule. Continue reading Haverford College Presents: Teaching with Technology Forum
For the past year ITS has been working diligently to enhance the way accounts and permissions are defined and handled on Campus. For faculty, staff, students and others who need Swarthmore College accounts, ITS worked with numerous departments and individuals to define these various roles along with their associated permissions and access rights. The goal of this project was to define the roles and permissions associated with our end-users as well as to streamline the account provisioning and de-provisioning procedures. ITS contracted with a third party vendor in order to streamline and automate this process and after months of work … Continue reading Identity Management/Account Provisioning to Launch April 19, 2012
Google is famous for the “Innovation Time Off” program in which employees are encouraged to spend 20% of their time working on projects that interest them. Software developer Atlassian created “FedEx Days” as a “hack day, a one-day creative burst of brainstorming, prototyping and presenting” where employees work on potential enhancements to its products. ITS’ first FedEx Day was held from noon to noon, March 8 – 9. The following are brief notes regarding the projects and technologies our staff members took on: Michael P: using a 3D video camera Don and Glenn: EC2 and S3 from Amazon Web Services exploring how … Continue reading Results from the First ITS “FedEx/Innovation Time Off” Day
The Web Team and ITS are happy to announce the launch of the Mobile Dash. To see it in action, simply visit The Dash while using your mobile device. In order to provide a streamlined solution for those of you … Continue reading Mobile Dash Now Available!