Archive for Jerry Nowell

Technology Services Updated Hours

Technology Services will have updated availability starting the week of Nov. 23. With an exception for Thanksgiving, our office will be open and staff will be ready to assist you according to the following schedule: November 23-25, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. November 26-27, Closed Nov 30-Dec 15, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. We […]

Supplemental Technology Requests

GTS has updated their technology request process to accommodate the post-Thanksgiving learning transition. If you are in need of a laptop, webcam, MiFi, or something more specific, please submit your request at https://gustavus.edu/techrequest. 

About the Website Redesign

Technology Services has begun working with the Marketing and Communication team to refresh the College’s website with a goal of relaunching in spring/summer 2021. While we have been through this process many times before, it is always one fraught with anxiety as we scramble to gather and process input from the community before, ultimately, translating […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Data Breaches

Data breaches happen all the time, and often they are accompanied with little fanfare or subsequent notification to you, the user. If you’re concerned that your data may have been exposed, there’s a tool that can quickly cross-reference your Gustavus email address (or your personal email address) with known data breaches. Simply follow these steps […]

Zoom Cloud Recording

Our campus-wide Zoom license comes with a finite amount of cloud recording space. You may be using this space to record lectures, meetings, and other virtual events for later sharing and viewing. Our plan is for the currently allocated cloud recording space to carry us through the semester, but longer term, we will need to […]

Trash Deletion Update for Google Drive

Starting October 13, 2020, Google will begin permanently deleting items that have been in your “My Drive” trash for more than 30 days. If you have items currently in the “My Drive” trash, the 30 day countdown will begin on the aforementioned date. The relevant portion of this announcement can be found below: We are […]

Outdoor WiFi Upgrades Expand Campus Coverage

Part of the summer was used to improve wireless access in the College’s outdoor spaces. The areas from Three Flags to Eckman Mall and Sesquicentennial Plaza, as well as the open spaces surrounding the newly expanded Nobel Hall, extending to the area northwest of Pittman Hall and the Melva Lind Interpretive Center, should see noticeable […]

Technology Announcements for Fall

The start of the academic year is upon us and Technology Services is here to help you. We’ll have Helpline staff available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Friday. To ensure we can provide you with the best service in a clean and safe environment, […]

Supplemental Hardware Pick-Up and Training Dates

With a response rate of more than 80%, our final results from the Fall Technology Preferences survey indicate that each faculty member should receive their first choice of device. So if, for example, you requested a headset, you should expect that one has been set aside for you.  To ensure that you receive your requested […]

Planning for an Adaptable Campus Environment

Fall is coming and Technology Services is working hard to ensure that we’re prepared for whatever your teaching, learning, and working experience may be. Our months-long planning effort started in earnest last spring. We collected your feedback, looking particularly for successes—tools and systems that were reliable and working well for a broad group of community […]