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PACE MOVING TO NEW LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

After a formal review led by faculty from all 3 campuses, we have decided to adopt a new Learning Management System (LMS) by D2L (Desire to Learn) to replace Blackboard Learn in the coming year. Help us name the new… Continue Reading →

‘WORKING REMOTELY’ WEBSITE FOR FACULTY, STAFF & STUDENTS

In order to help safeguard the health and well being of the Pace community during the COVID-19 pandemic, ITS worked with the University’s leadership to create a website to guide faculty, staff, and students through the process of continuing to… Continue Reading →

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCING UPDATE

Information Technology Services recently implemented Zoom video conferencing for Pace University faculty, students, and staff to conduct classes and meetings online.  In the weeks since, the use of Zoom has increased significantly, with 1,100+ sessions and 14,500+ participants happening daily! … Continue Reading →

PROTECT AGAINST SOCIAL ENGINEERING ATTEMPTS

Social engineering attacks are on the rise in higher education. In 2017, one particular university reported losing millions of dollars from a successful phishing attack, which is a popular social engineering tactic.  So what is social engineering?  It is the… Continue Reading →

COURSE EVALUATIONS

Course evaluation is critical in providing constructive feedback to faculty and their departments on the quality of instruction delivered at Pace.  We urge all students to participate.  Further details and instructions regarding the course evaluation process (through our new system… Continue Reading →

ACCESS TO COURSE SOFTWARE ONLINE

As announced in February, ITS launched a new Citrix virtual environment, which allows Pace students, faculty, and staff to access a variety of course applications from any device with a browser and internet access. Some of the software currently available… 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 →

CAN’T GET TO CLASS? PLAN AHEAD

There are many ways to continue teaching or make up missing class time when you can’t be there in person due to planned absences (e.g., conferences) or last-minute (e.g., bad weather, illness) situations. You can engage with your students synchronously (i.e.,… Continue Reading →

BANNER 9 UPDATE

Banner 9 installation in the production environment was completed successfully in late October.  Designated functional power users are now piloting and testing the system and working with our enterprise resource planning software provider, Ellucian, to address pending items surfaced during… Continue Reading →

EMAIL STORAGE QUOTA INCREASED

ITS just completed an upgrade to the Exchange email servers, which allowed us to increase the amount of storage space for staff and faculty email accounts by 50%.  The available storage quota for these mailboxes went from 10 GB to… Continue Reading →

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