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February 2018

PHAROS PRINTER UPGRADES

During the month of January, ITS worked with our vendor to update fourteen Pharos printers to the latest, fast high-volume Canon multi-function models. In addition, we have added three new printers to the following buildings: 33 Beekman, Birnbaum Library, and… Continue Reading →

WINTER IS HERE: PLAN YOUR VIRTUAL PRESENCE

Don’t be left out in the cold! Be prepared for snow days by following Pace’s Academic Continuity Plan.   Learn strategies for building your virtual presence throughout the semester. The plan gives instructions on how to: Post the course syllabus online… Continue Reading →

COMPUTER SAFETY TIPS

We use passwords every day to access sensitive data (at work, banking online, or checking email.)  However, passwords can be our weakest links. If someone hacks our password, they have access to our most sensitive data and can potentially transfer… Continue Reading →

NEW PASSWORD POLICY UPDATE

ITS would like to express our sincere appreciation to Faculty and Staff for supporting the University’s efforts to update your MyPace passwords to the new, more secure requirement over the past few months. This important initiative, which enhances security and… Continue Reading →

INTEL SECURITY BUG ALERT

In January, we became aware of 2 new security vulnerabilities, known as Spectre and Meltdown, which affect modern computer processors used by all operating systems.  When exploited, these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to obtain access to sensitive information.  The… Continue Reading →

PEOPLEADMIN SELECTSUITE 7.0 IS NOW LIVE!

After months of preparation and collaboration between Financial Information Systems and Human Resources, the upgrade to PeopleAdmin, the applicant tracking system used in Human Resources, went live the first week in January.  SelectSuite 7.0 allows for more streamlined recruitment, advanced… Continue Reading →

NEW CITRIX VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT

ITS is pleased to announce the launch of a new Citrix virtual environment.  This will allow Pace students, faculty, and staff to access a variety of applications from any device with a browser and internet access.  Some of the software… Continue Reading →

BANNER 9 COMING SOON!

ITS will be working with our vendor, Ellucian, to implement an upgrade from Banner 8 to Banner 9.  This upgrade will occur in a phased approach over the course of 2018.  Users will benefit from an intuitive, modern experience, whether… Continue Reading →

CISCO PHONE IMPLEMENTATION UPDATE

 The upgrade is underway for our current Alcatel phone system to a Cisco Voice over IP (VoIP) phone solution.  The replacement of faculty/staff and administrative telephones will continue throughout the year.  We have training available to help the University community… Continue Reading →

STUDENT TECHNOLOGY FEE

Pace University assesses a Technology Fee to ensure students have access to the latest instructional technology resources available. The fee is earmarked for instructional technologies to keep Pace up to date with the technology needed for today’s teaching and learning… Continue Reading →

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