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Advanced Wireless Upgrade Project

Advanced Wireless Upgrade Project

FIT Community As President Brown referenced during her Convocation comments, FIT is deploying an advanced wireless technology solution.  The new system will blanket all administrative and academic buildings with over 500 access points, providing high quality wireless signal strength.  The system is designed to support classrooms and other high concentration usage areas. Design and configuration […]

January 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Phone Outage: November 28th 7am-9am

Phone Outage: November 28th 7am-9am

FIT Community:  On Wednesday November 28th from 7am-9am, IT must apply critical upgrades to expand the phone system in support of the new Advisement Center.  Users may experience sporadic outages of the phones during this window of activity.  After 9am if a user phone is not functioning a simple reboot should be performed.  A reboot […]

November 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Wireless Internet in Residential Buildings

Wireless Internet in Residential Buildings

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Why is it that I pay upwards of $12,000 a semester to go to school and live in the dorms at  IT and I get better wifi reception at the Starbucks down the street? I feel as if the high tuition I pay, as well as the tuition the other […]

November 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Autodesk for Students

Autodesk for Students

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: Hello, I’m an interior design student and I’ve recently formatted my computer so that all the softwares I had on it were deleted, including Autocad. I saved the password that was issued to me when I first downloaded it at the beginning of last semester, and I was wondering […]

August 19, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
EduTech Day: Highlighted Panel

EduTech Day: Highlighted Panel

Highlighted Panel – “Cloud Computing and Dumb Terminals: Opportunities and Challenges of Teaching and Learning in the Post-digital Age” Time:2:30-3:30, Break Out Session B Location: Katie Murphie Amphitheater   Communication is the center of passing along information and in turn learning.  It therefore begs the question, how does digital communication (Cloud computing, social networks, smartphones, […]

March 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
EduTech Day is here (well…. almost)

EduTech Day is here (well…. almost)

Tomorrow is EduTech Day at FIT and we are ready to go!  The Great hall was set up today, lighting is moody (in a good way) and the presentations are race ready.  We have unbelievable faculty and student presentations throughout the day and sponsors including Herman Miller, Adobe, Apple, Cisco.  An Administrative panel discussing their […]

March 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Video of the day – Blogs in Plain English

Video of the day – Blogs in Plain English

With the recent release of WordPress blogs at FIT the buzz is all about and I have received lots of questions of how a blog is really different from a website, or a wiki.  I am a huge fan of the “Plain English” videos so please allow me to present Common Craft’s, Blogs In Plain […]

March 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

New iPad to be announced today? Follow Bloggers from the Event!

So here it is, finally, the long awaited announcement about the iPad2.  So what will the differences be? Well previews and bloggers ‘in the know’ say that it will be thinner, lighter, and have a camera for video chats using FaceTime. Want the latest info from the Apple event today in SanFrancisco?  Follow the live […]

March 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Flickr Creative Commons

Flickr Creative Commons

Need images to include in your presentation or blog?  With copyright infringement issues, it can be hard to find images that look great and are allowed for personal or commercial use. Enter – Flickr Creative Commons Member of the photo sharing site, Flickr,  now have the ability to add a Creative Commons license to their […]

March 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

Google Cloud Connect with MS Office

An announcement was made last week that an invitation-only beta test is starting to try a new Google Cloud Connect with Microsoft Office.  So what does that mean? This would allow you to synchronize spreadsheet, documents, and presentation files using the MS Office interface, but add the value of the easy to use collaboration component […]

December 6, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More