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Welcome back to the Fall semester

Welcome back to the Fall semester

Welcome back to the Fall semester!  This morning was quite busy with the faculty convocation and new students orientations.  There is no mistaking that that the new semester is officially in full swing. We were so pleased with the turnout from this morning’s new student IT orientation.  All three sessions in the John Reeves Great […]

August 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
FITAIR – campus wireless access

FITAIR – campus wireless access

The advanced high performance wireless project is nearing completion.  All of the administrative and academic buildings on 27th St have been retrofitted with the latest wireless technology. To access the new wireless technology, select FITAIR from the list of available wireless.  Users may be requested to enter their FIT login credentials (ID and password).  Users will only […]

August 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Adobe Creative Cloud at FIT

Adobe Creative Cloud at FIT

I am happy to inform you that academic classrooms and faculty licensing will not be adversely affected by Adobe’s new subscription licensing model. FIT students will have the option to purchase CS6 or subscribe to the Creative Cloud. As you know, Adobe announced that Creative Suite 6 (CS6) would be its last major release sold […]

May 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Vistor Management System Tutorial

Vistor Management System Tutorial

A new instructional video has been completed by the TDT demonstrating how to use the new visitor management system being launched Summer 2013 by the Department of Security.  The new system is required to track and sign-in all guests to the campus and dorm buildings. More information about the system will come from the college […]

May 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
May 14: ePortfolio maintenance 3-8pm

May 14: ePortfolio maintenance 3-8pm

ePortfolio will be unavailable to all faculty evaluators and applicants for emergency maintenance today, May 14th, 2013, from 3pm-8pm est. If you continue to have issues accessing the site after the planned downtime, please contact Customer Service. Faculty should call 7-TECH.

May 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Effective Public Speaking

Effective Public Speaking

Speaking in public effectively means more than getting over your feelings of nausea when you look out at a crowd. Lynda.com has an effective speaking tutorial on how to generate ideas for your presentation, building a storyboard, coping with anxiety, how to open, deliver, and close your speech with confidence and ease. Most go to Lynda.com for software […]

April 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
365 Days for Windows XP

365 Days for Windows XP

Windows XP users be warned that Microsoft will no longer provide support for the 2001 operating system after April 8th, 2014.  After this point, security updates and fixes will no longer be pushed out. More information can be found on this TechCrunch post. Microsoft is suggesting those still using the XP OS should upgrade to […]

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Feb 13: E-Portfolio Accessibility Problems

Feb 13: E-Portfolio Accessibility Problems

FIT Community Yesterday morning (2/13/13), a network device failed, causing accessibility problems to Banner, MyFit and E-Portfolio.  Banner and MyFIT services have been restored. IT staff are continuing to troubleshoot problems with E-Portfolio.  We hope to have a resolution soon. Thank you for your patience   Users should not reply directly to this email, but […]

February 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Accessing Courses Through Angel

Accessing Courses Through Angel

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: My Modern History professor uploaded information that I need for next class on the Angel account. But on my account under courses, that class isn’t there so I can’t recieve information. How do I fix this issue? -by Kelly Scheffler Answer: Hello Kelly, Your professor must open the course […]

February 4, 2013 | By | Reply More