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Welcome to the April, 2012
issue of IT@Sam Newsletter



Windows 7Windows 7 Upgrade Coming Soon -
Register to Win Some Great Prizes!

IT@Sam will be upgrading campus PCs to Windows 7 starting on May 14, 2012 beginning with faculty, lab and classroom computers. Read how this will affect you!

Learn how you can win one of the following:


BunniesApril Technology Training Schedule

IT@Sam will be offering a number of trainings in various programs throughout the year. With each newsletter, we will list the trainings offered for the month. You can sign up for the trainings on the Human Resources website.

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Breakfast At The Service Desk

BreakfastIf you have not had the chance to attend one of our monthly Breakfast at the Desk sessions, we encourage you to do so! Join us on April 17 for a bite to eat and listen to a short presentation about Promoting Your Professional Image Online.

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Technology on Campus

There are so many groups on campus outside of IT@Sam who are doing innovative things with technology. This month we'd like to highlight the Department of General Business and Finance's 3D printer.

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Hands InIT@Sam Staff Updates

IT@Sam is happy to have Forrest Parks join our team. Mateo Zuniga has also been promoted from within our department.

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IT@Sam Shout-Outs

IT@Sam would like to "shout-out" to the many different people and teams on campus who make working at SHSU at great experience! This month, read shout-outs to Pamela Zelbst, the custodial and maintenance crew, Scott Dolezal, Sammy Isaacks, Kiersten Ortiz, and Dr. Kelly Osborn.

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UpdateTechnology Notices & Computing Updates

In this month's Technology Notices & Computing Updates article, learn how to disable Microsoft Lync's automatic launch feature as well as links to some of our technology tutorials.

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Tips BlocksTech Tips

For this month's Tech Tip we look at the anatomy of a Web Address.

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Read How to Win Great Prizes!

IT@Sam is looking for folks to volunteer to upgrade to Windows 7 early. Upgrade early and be registered to win:

  • Flip Video Camera
  • iPod Shuffle
  • 8.1 MP Digital Camera
  • Sign Up Now!


IT@Sam Stats and Survey Results

Each work order performed by IT@Sam has a request for a survey attached to it. Please take the time to fill out these surveys as they are a great tool to let us know what you guys think about IT@Sam. Please take a moment to see how the service IT@Sam provides was rated by your colleagues. We really do value your opinion!

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The IR Update was approved by the Assistant Vice President for Information Technology for e-mail distribution to SHSU faculty and staff.

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