Major Projects

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IT Prepares the Campus for the Migration to Office 365

Coming this Spring, Faculty and Staff email and calendaring will be moving onto Office 365, a Microsoft cloud hosting solution.

On February 24, 2015, the Division of IT will automatically update any remaining Windows computers from Office 2010 to Office 2013.

Tell us how to contact you in an emergency

In an ongoing effort to improve Emergency Notification to the WCU campus community, the Office of Emergency Services in partnership with the Division of IT has developed a new process for students, staff, and faculty to enroll and update cellular phone contact information used to send text and/or voice messages to them in an emergency.

Faculty and Staff to Provide Input for Email Decision

Save the Date! The Faculty/Staff email task force will conduct an Open Forum for faculty and staff on Monday, February 18 from 2:30 to 3:30 in the UC Theatre.

WebCat going away May 15, Blackboard Learn on the way

As faculty and students look forward to the 2011 commencement ceremonies on May 6 and 7, another important milestone is fast approaching. On May 15, the WebCat Learning Management System (LMS) will be defunct.

IT governance and prioritization: What it means for faculty and staff

The IT division recently instituted a new governance and prioritization process designed to involve faculty and staff in decisions about the work of IT.

Tour the Technology Commons — from the comfort of your computer

If you haven’t yet visited the Technology Commons, now’s your chance! Press “play” and get your very own guided video tour.

LMS team presents update on Blackboard 9.1

If the Learning Management System (LMS) team wrote about their summer adventure, it would read something like this …

Campus prepares for migration to Blackboard 9.1

Planning is already under way for the migration of WebCat to Blackboard 9.1.

WCU invests in energy savings

Last year, WCU selected ConEdison Solutions, Inc. to conduct a comprehensive energy audit on campus. One of the energy conservation measures to be implemented is Faronics Power Save, a computer power-down software.

New Student Technology Commons area in development

IT is taking a fresh look at the needs of WCU students and evaluating what types of IT-related services they really want. As a result, the Student Technology Commons is a new area in development.