Archive for October, 2015

Amazon Web Services Immersion Day

WCU’s High Performance Research Computing Services kicks off with Amazon Web Services Immersion Days on October 21 and 22. To Register, visit  During the spring of 2014, the Academic Engagement and IT Governance office performed a Faculty IT Research Needs study, where it concluded faculty needed high performance computing for scholarly research.  To that […]

IT Service of the Month: Scholarship Technology Consultation

The department of Academic Engagement and IT Governance (AEITG) is responsible for engaging with faculty at Western Carolina University to ensure their technology needs are met. Research projects and creative works will often have a technology component (for example, digital storage, security or publication needs). This service provides faculty with a one-stop forum for discussing […]

Important Note on Apple OS X ‘El Capitan’ Release

Apple has announced that Mac users can upgrade to the latest Mac operating system, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, and that El Capitan will be available from the Mac App Store as a free upgrade.  The Division of Information Technology would like to take this opportunity to remind the campus that until we know of […]