Getting Techie With IT

In addition to all the beautification projects going on around our campuses, ITS wants you to know about what’s happening in the digital world. Check out their welcome back updates!

Classroom/Lecture Halls
Technology upgrades include 10 new Smartboards classrooms. The Educational Media team installed the UB-T880W Panaboard a revolutionary multi-touch interactive whiteboard with a durable surface. Read More…

ePortfolio Gets a Face Lift
This summer, ePortfolio upgraded to the latest Mahara software. This new version will be faster, more customizable, and easier to navigate. Read More…

Personal WebSpace Modifications
Starting Tuesday, September 4, Personal Webspace pages were modified to require a FTPS connection (FTP over SSL) so that encryption is now available on content housed within your personal webspace sites. This was completed in our efforts to enhance security. These changes will affect all users with personal and organizational webspace accounts located at webpage.pace.edu.  Read More…

Pace Mobile App (Beta)
ITS is proud to offer the Pace mobile application for testing to students, faculty, and staff. Over the past few months ITS has been creating and implementing a Phase I build of our Pace Mobile App. For more information, visi Pace Mobile App (Beta). Read More…

Printing Updates in the Computer Resource Centers (CRCs) and Libraries
For many of our returning students, you may notice that we have new printers in all the general area locations for the Computer Resources Centers and Libraries. For specific changes and updated downloads, visit Student Printing. Read More…

OSA Paperless Initiative
OSA and ITS have worked together to convert several of OSA’s paper-based forms into a paperless form. Need to request a letter or change your home campus? Now you can do so electronically! Visit osapaperless.pace.edu for a full list of available forms for students, faculty, and staff. Or you can log into MyPace Portal and access the paperless forms in the Office of Student Assistance area. Be sure to check back regularly, as more forms will become available soon. In addition to reducing Pace’s carbon footprint., electronic requests can be tracked from submission to completion via the Help Desk system, leading to less misplaced or unprocessed documents. And best of all, the turnaround time for request processing will be much faster than before! Read More…

Wireless Connectivity at Pace University Sessions
ITS will be holding two sessions for students on the wireless network on our campuses. Join us and see how the wireless network is set up for Pace and learn about the myths of wireless connectivity along with some helpful troubleshooting techniques! (NYC on Wednesday, September 12 and PLV on Wednesday, September 19.) Read More…

Utilizing Your Technology Fee
Pace  assesses a Technology Fee to ensure students have access to the latest instructional technology resources available. All revenue generated from the technology fee goes directly towards funding instructional technology initiatives that are focused on enhancing the student learning experience. A committee comprised of students and staff will vote to determine which discretionary initiatives receive funding each year, with annual reports to be provided to the Pace Community. Read More…

Schedule Explorer Update
The Schedule Explorer system allows Pace students to prepare for registration by exploring course offerings easily and collecting courses that may be of interest to them. This past year ITS was able to create a drop down that allowed for multiple selections in the attributes field. The site can be found in the OSA channel of the Students tab on the Portal.

Fall 2012 iPad Users Group Meeting
If you are interested in exploring the potential of your iPad, please join us for another semester of exciting and informative iPad meetings. Participate in discussions with your colleagues, application vendors, and other invited guests who have identified successful strategies for enhancing the academic experience through the iPad. Read More…

For more details on these and other projects and upgrades, check out the IT Updates.

HelpDesk Hours Extended ITS Help Desk extended hours through September 21 can be found at http://www.pace.edu/extendedhours.

Looking to get in touch with ITS?
Phone: 3-3333 or (914)773-3333 and (914)773-3648 [Toll Free: 1-855-PACEITS (1-855-722-3487)]
E-mail: pacehelpdesk@pace.edu
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