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April 2018

FIELD TRIP TO CRESTRON FACILITIES

Opportunities Available for Internships Crestron has invited Pace students to take part in a full tour provided by their  Human Resources department. This will be a wonderful opportunity for students to learn about the latest technologies and get a potential… Continue Reading →

BANNER 9 UPGRADE UPDATE

The Banner 9 upgrade project is underway!  As announced in our previous communication, this upgrade is occurring in a phased approach over the course of 2018.  In this initial phase, ITS is working with our enterprise resource planning software provider,… Continue Reading →

INTRODUCING JAMBOARD

Google’s New Smart Whiteboard ITS is proud to announce the acquisition of Jamboard, Google’s new smart whiteboard.  It offers a collaborative learning environment that allows users to sketch their ideas whiteboard-style while benefiting from the access and connectivity of an… Continue Reading →

CISCO PHONE IMPLEMENTATION UPDATE

The upgrade of the Alcatel phone system to a Cisco Voice over IP (VoIP) phone solution is underway and proceeding as scheduled. At this point, ITS has replaced faculty/staff and administrative telephones for the Midtown Campus, 156 William Street, 163… Continue Reading →

WINDOWS 10 UPGRADE

ITS is proud to announce the University computers will be upgrading to the latest operating system, Windows 10. The upgrade will follow Pace’s Computer Replacement cycle for Faculty and Staff. Those wishing to receive Windows 10 prior to their replacement… Continue Reading →

BLACKBOARD TRANSACTION SYSTEM UPGRADE IN MAY

Pharos Printing, One Card, and Other Services will be Temporarily Unavailable The Blackboard Transaction System will be unavailable from Friday, May 25th, 9:00AM until Saturday, May 26th, 10:00PM while a database and software upgrade is performed.  During this time, the… Continue Reading →

WANT MICROSOFT EXCEL (2016) TRAINING?

ITS is offering two hands-on sessions this April for those who are new to Excel and want to begin using it more effectively as well as for those who have been using the application but want to take it to… 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 →

COMPUTER SAFETY TIPS

Using A Strong Passphrase to Protect Your Identity 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… Continue Reading →

INTEL SECURITY BUG UPDATE

Remediation Update on the Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities In our previous February newsletter, we sought to spread awareness regarding 2 new security vulnerabilities, known as Spectre and Meltdown, which affect modern computer processors used by all operating systems.  We also… Continue Reading →

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