ITS News and Announcements
March 4, 2014
Online Learning Task Force forms
As recommended by the ITS Strategic Planning Task Force, an Online Learning Task Force has formed and begun working. Read more to learn of its goals for the coming year and the makeup of the task force.
February 28, 2014
ITS continues software upgrades for MSU Denver campus
Information Technology Services has dedicated resources to make key software titles such as ArcGIS, SPSS, SAS and Qualtrics more available to the MSU Denver community through licensing centralization or license purchase.
February 25, 2014
Consolidation provides wider campus software access
Some commonly known but not widely available software titles are now available to the entire MSU Denver academic community.
February 21, 2014
Yesterday, a spam/phishing email attempt was reported by several users. Be aware of phishing attempts and read MSU Denver’s security tips after the jump to learn how to avoid scams.
February 18, 2014
Grant provides funding for new advising system
Work is underway to replace the current CAPP system with DegreeWorks, a powerful academic advising and degree audit solution.
February 11, 2014
Information Technology Services making network improvements
At the end of 2013, Information Technology Services increased the University’s commodity Internet capacity, and another improvement is planned this spring.
February 4, 2014
ITS upgrades classrooms
Over the last year, the Educational Technology Center implemented a modular classroom technology standard that provides the most commonly requested classroom technologies, such as laptop inputs, integrated classroom workstations, cable television receivers, document cameras and DVD/Blu-ray players.
January 28, 2014
Banner Relationship Management system updates this Friday
This Friday, Jan. 31, Information Technology Services will implement several updates to the Banner Relationship Management system designed to improve “Level 1” access to various features.
January 14, 2014
ITS selects partner for campus-wide security awareness training
Information Technology Services will team with the SANS Institute to implement a University-wide security awareness training program to prevent malware infections, avoid phishing attempts and improve overall awareness for protecting physical assets.
December 19, 2013
ConnectU outage planned
Information Technology Services will perform maintenance on ConnectU 7 a.m.–10 a.m. on Dec. 23.
December 17, 2013
Blackboard Vista and ConnectU MyCourses go into archive mode
As part of the MSU Denver transition to Blackboard Learn, starting Monday, both Blackboard Vista and ConnectU MyCourses will be set to archive mode.
December 17, 2013
Friday morning maintenance to cause temporary outage of some computer systems
Information Technology Services will perform maintenance on the Banner system Friday, 12:01 – 6 a.m.
December 13, 2013
The week in review
In case you didn’t get a chance to read @MSU Denver earlier, here’s your chance to catch up on the top stories for the week of Dec. 9, 2013.
December 10, 2013
Network outage impacts campus
A computer network disruption this afternoon temporarily shut down nearly all MSU Denver data networks, including Banner, email, network file shares, website access, VPN and wireless.
December 10, 2013
Ellucian on campus this week
A team from Ellucian — makers of the Banner software that handles much of MSU Denver’s financial, student admissions and registration needs — will be on campus today and Wednesday to assess how well the products are working.