September 2017


VP Desk

From the Desk of the VP

In this month's issue, Mark Adams shares about new initiatives happening behind the scenes.

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Software Request Deadline

Software Request Deadline

The October 1 spring semester software request deadline is fast approaching. Read on for the details to provide when making your request.

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MySam Logo

New Portal and Banner Interface

My Sam, SHSU’s portal, and Banner are getting a digital facelift. Learn more and take them for a test drive today!

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Clipboard Form

New Technology Request Process

Learn more about the new process for requesting new technology.

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Highlight on IT Resources - EDUCAUSE

Explore how EDUCAUSE, one of the many resources available to those who lead, manage, deploy and use information technology, helps with making IT decisions at every level within higher education.

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Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Reply vs. Reply All

When replying to an email, there are two options –Reply and Reply All. Knowing which to use and when can sometimes be tricky.

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Security Thumb Print

Security Tip: Emergency Notifications

In light of recent weather events, are you set up to receive KatSafe notifications from the University? Learn how to ensure that your contact information is up-to-date. 

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September Training Schedule

Come learn more about Windows 10, Excel, Outlook, Office 365, Qualtrics, Skype, WebCMS, and Cherwell, from our Technology Trainer.

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Story Ideas Welcome!

Have a story idea or topic you’d like us to talk about? We’d love to hear from you! Contact the IT@Sam Communications Staff at 936-294-3476 or