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ITS Newsletter Archive

January 2018 Newsletter

In the January 2018 newsletter, you can find information about MSU Denver's new Director of Application Services, the Telephony Initiative, tips for finding the new phone numbers, the new ITS Service Status page, Data Privacy Day, and an introduction to the ITS Application Services team.

November 2017 Newsletter

In the November 2017 newsletter, you can find information about the Telephony Initiative, the recent Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLTS) and PitchLX events, the upcoming Quality Matters Mountain Regional Conference, a scheduled maintenance announcement, tips for safe online shopping, and an introduction to the ITS Desktop Support Liaisons.

October 2017 Newsletter

The October 2017 newsletter shared an update on the Telephony Initiative, information about four beneficial course improvement programs available to faculty, and a scheduled maintenance announcement. Security is also a focus of this newsletter as it includes information about National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Basic Understanding of Cybersecurity workshop scheduled for October 19, and tips for being responsible for your own online safety.

September 2017 Newsletter

In the September 2017 newsletter, you can find information about the Equifax data breach, the Telephony Initiative, the upcoming Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium (TLTS) and PitchLX events, continuous course improvement, new academic technology tools, Microsoft Teams, and tips for avoiding ransomware attacks.   

August 2017 Newsletter

The August newsletter provides information about how faculty can prepare for the new semester in regard to technology, MSU Denver's wireless network being renamed, the Telephony Initiative, the new ITS system status page, the upcoming Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium (TLTS) and PitchLX, continuous course improvement, a Banner scheduled maintenance, and tips for practicing save social networking.

July 2017 Newsletter

The July newsletter includes the following articles: Organizational Changes Within ITS, Telephony Initiative Update, New Security Policies, The 'MSUDenver' Wireless Network, Learning Spaces Team Receives Industry-Standard Certification, Scheduled Closure, and Think You're Been Hacked? Here's How to Shake It Off! 

May 2017 Newsletter

The May newsletter includes information about the Telephone Upgrade Initiative, Continued Success in Online Course Quality at MSU Denver, A New Way to Stay Informed, The ‘MetroState’ Wireless Network Will Be Renamed, The ETC HELIX: A New Opportunity for Human Exploration and Innovative Thinking, Academic and Student Affairs Unit Review, ITS scheduled maintenance on May 30, and Step Up to Stronger Passwords.

April 2017 Newsletter

Check out the April newsletter for an update on the Telephone Upgrade Initiative,, and protecting yourself from identity theft.

March 2017 Newsletter

The March newsletter shares information about New Telephones for the AES Building, a New Student Orientation to Blackboard Learn, Need a Course Makeover - CourseAssist and CourseConstellation, the E-Learning and Instructional Technology Exemplar (ELITE) program, and Security Tips for Traveling at Home and Abroad.

February 2017 Newsletter

In February, the newsletter has additional information about the Telephone Upgrade Initiative, scheduled maintenance on several systems, A New Standard for Online Course Quality at MSU Denver, Enhancing the Online Teaching and Learning Experience, and Learning What It Takes to Refuse the Phishing Bait.

January 2017 ITS Newsletter

The January newsletter includes information about Getting Ready for a New Phone System and New Phone Numbers,, and tips for keeping your online information private.

December 2016 Newsletter

In the December 2016 newsletter, we shared information about our Interim CIO, Preparing for Power Outages, MSU Denver Student Stephen Chavez, Blackboard Learn Upgrages, the Pre-Semester Technology Checklist, Revitalizing Courses, Testing a New Telephone System, and Tips for Staying Safe Online.

Fall 2016 ITS Newsletter

In Fall 2016, we shared information about Information Security, Curriculog Online Curriculum System, Electronic Ratings of Instruction, TLTS 2016, the ICE CREAM FLC, Computer Lab Reservation System, New Majors and Minors Email Lists, Blackboard Analytics, Degree Works, Student Success Collaborative Campus, Self-Service Software, Single Sign-on, FLAC, SharePoint, Meet the ITS Security Team.  

Spring 2016 ITS Newsletter

In Spring 2106, we shared information about the following services and initiatives: Curriculog Online Curriculum System, New Student Lab Opening Soon, Electronic Student Ratings of Instruction (SRI) Pilot Initiative, Instructional Computing Environments, Transfer Equivalency Self-Service (TESS), Student Educational Planner (SEP), Degree Works, Student Success Collaborative Campus, Telephone System Replacement Project, New Copy and Print Services Available, MSU Denver NetID, MSU Denver NetID Password Expiration, Web Time Entry, Helpdesk Reporting, Tech Tips, Meet the ITS Learning Spaces Team.

Fall 2015 ITS Newsletter

The Fall 2015 Newsletter included information about the following topics: Rowdy Upgrades, Expand Your Possibilities – Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium, New Faculty Certification, Learning Spaces Upgrades, Ellucian Recruiter, Degree Works, Student Success Collaborative, Major Enhancements to the Campus Wi-Fi Network, Interim ConnectU and the Student Hub, Countdown to National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2015, Office 365, Meet the ITS Liaisons.


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