Don’t miss the midnight train to spend an evening with Gladys Knight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, in GBPAC. This seven-time Grammy winner has had number one hits in pop, gospel, R&B and adult contemporary. For information and tickets, visit the GBPAC website.
If you're a former Lynda.com user, you should have received an activation email from LinkedIn Learning with more information and instructions that will assist you with activating your new LinkedIn Learning account. Learn more on the eLearning Suite website.
LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) gives you and your students access to online educational, expert-led course videos related to business, technology and creative skills. Explore how you can discover and leverage this resource with your classes. Register now for the LinkedIn Learning workshop scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 21.
IT-Educational Technology and Media Services offers numerous workshops the two weeks before classes begin that address primary features of Blackboard Learn. Visit the faculty/staff workshop calendar for details. Offered Friday, Aug. 23, "Bb01: Getting Started with Your Bb Learn Course" is particularly designed with newcomers in mind. Register online.
If you use a computer or mobile device long enough, something will eventually go wrong. You might accidentally delete the wrong files, have a hardware failure or lose a device. Even worse, malware, such as ransomware, may wipe your files and/or hold them captive. At times like these, backups are often the only way you can rebuild your digital life. Read this article for more information.
The Department of Health, Recreation and Community Services has a supply of hanging file folders available for university departments at no charge. The folders can be picked up in 203 WRC. Please bring a box or other container.
Blackboard is offering a free webinar series for faculty. Learn best-practice teaching and learning strategies for increasing educator efficiency and improving learning outcomes. Learn more on Blackboard's website.
The current campus reporting system (OBIEE) will be upgraded to the latest version Sunday, Aug. 18. There will be an information session from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, in 136 ITCC, to walk users through the system changes as well as updates to reports.
The Office of the Registrar announces expanded transcript services effective Thursday, Aug. 8. In partnership with Credentials Solutions, LLC, students and alumni can continue to order transcripts online 24/7 through MyUNIverse. New features include the ability to check the status of an order online and an electronic delivery option in PDF format. Additional information will be posted on the Office of the Registrar website beginning Thursday, Aug. 8.