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Welcome to the April, 2014
issue of the IT@Sam Newsletter!


Director's ChairThe Director's Cut

In this month’s Director’s Cut, we look at how you can stay up to date with all the campus upgrades and fixes. We provide an update on the Mavericks Operating System and, as a reminder, talk about the deadline for software package requests.

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Service Desk Open House

Not too long ago, the Service Desk moved to its new location in room 145 of Academic Building 1. With every detail finalized we would like to invite you over for an open house, with refreshments, of course.

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April 15th: Remember the Titanic!

No, not the movie, we are talking about the actual Titanic. Specifically, the technology that was housed onboard. The Titanic was the pinnacle of technological innovation at its time and since this month is the anniversary of its sinking, we will take a look at some of this technology.

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Tips BlocksTech Tip: Tricks in Microsoft Word

Think you know Microsoft Word? Well, you might be surprised to find that there are some hidden tricks in Word that could save you some time. Check out this month’s tech tip for these neat little gems.

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Security Tip: Managing Your Digital Footprint

Do you know what a digital footprint is? If you have spent any time on the Internet, you have one. More importantly, others can obtain personal information about you if you are not careful. Check out our monthly security tip to see how you can do just that.

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April Technology Training Schedule

IT@Sam will be offering a number of training sessions in various programs throughout the year. With each newsletter, we will list the trainings offered for the month. Sign up for the trainings in Talent Management.

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