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Adobe Forms is the new forms solution for FIT

Adobe Forms is the new forms solution for FIT

Adobe Forms is here! FIT has fully transferred to Adobe Forms. Any forms still living on www3 you will need to migrate those into Adobe by July Request training today by emailing TDT@fitnyc.edu.

June 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Save the date! EduTech Day will be Nov 14th

Save the date! EduTech Day will be Nov 14th

Call for Proposals: “Building for the Future” The Technology Development Team (TDT) in collaboration with The Center for Excellence in Teaching will be holding the fifth annual EduTech Day on Thursday, November 14, 2013. Our theme “Building for the Future” focuses on how we can integrate technology and pedagogy in response to the increasingly complex […]

May 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wireless Network Update

Wireless Network Update

The implementation of the advanced wireless infrastructure is continuing to expand across the FIT campus.  To date, Dubinsky (A building) and Business and Liberal Arts (B building) are complete.  All users in those buildings should be able to access wireless from any area.  Please contact customer service if you can’t access wireless so that IT […]

May 17, 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
Beware of fake support email!

Beware of fake support email!

We are all used to getting spam mail in our inbox, but I received a fake request from what appears to be the FIT customer service desk this morning and was surprised at the amount of FIT content it was able to include to disguise itself as a genuine communication. The message had even pulled […]

May 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
See your Tech Help Tickets online

See your Tech Help Tickets online

Did you know that you can access any submitted Tech Help tickets online? Visiting the Tech Help Self-Service site here: http://techhelp.fitnyc.edu Log in with your FIT username and password and click on the “My Tickets” option under the main menu bar and you will see all of your current help tickets.

May 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
TDT Hosts 2 Online Open Houses for Accessories Design Certificate Programs

TDT Hosts 2 Online Open Houses for Accessories Design Certificate Programs

We have a busy morning today.  Along with getting all the equipment details finished for the graduating student shows we are hosting two online open houses today for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. The first, starting at 10:00 est, will be for the  Millinery Certificate program and the second, at 11:30 est, for […]

May 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Illustrator for Fashion Design in Lynda.com

Illustrator for Fashion Design in Lynda.com

Lynda.com is constantly coming out with more and more tutorials and one specifically caught my eye today on using Adobe Illustrator for fashion design.  Two new courses are now available: Illustrator for Fashion Design: Drawing Flats walks you through drawing shirts, pants, skirts, and more, using custom brushes and symbols. Illustrator for Fashion Design: Creating […]

May 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
New FIT Mobile App

New FIT Mobile App

IT for FIT has been working with Ellucian (Sungard/Banner) about development of a mobile app for FIT.  We are now ready to begin the pilot.  The FIT community is able to visit the Apple App Store or the Android Google Play Store and download “Ellucian Go” Once installed, simply select Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) […]

May 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
WebFiles is now mobile friendly

WebFiles is now mobile friendly

FIT’s file management system, WebFiles, has a new mobile interface making it a little easier to take your files with you wherever you go. All FIT students, faculty, and staff have access to 5GBs of personal storage and have the ability to share files and folders internally and externally via created links.  You can get […]

May 1, 2013 | By | Reply More