Happy New Year from IT@Sam!
Welcome to the January, 2012
issue of IT@Sam Newsletter!
Update Your KatSafe
The new year is a perfect time to make sure your KatSafe information is up to date.
Human Awareness Security Training
This year, each faculty and staff member at Sam Houston State University will need to take an online security training course. This training is a part of the Texas Administrative Code and is required for all employees here at SHSU.
Data Storage at SHSU
IT@Sam offers a few storage possibilities for your computer data. Read about the benefits of saving your data to the network shares.
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 Mass Communication's LED lights.
Winter Break Upgrades
In an ever-diligent effort to provide the campus with quality technology and tools, IT@Sam has implemented a few upgrades during the winter break.
IT@Sam Staff Updates
IT@Sam is happy to welcome Eternal Nuceder and Danny Somogyi as a full time staff members!
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 Dr. Brian Cooper, Dr. Cecil Hallum, Professor Fawzi Noman, Dr. Ross Quarles, Evelyn Hasouris-Turner, Lisa Tatom, and Kelly Muns.
Technology Notices & Computing Updates
In this month's Technology Notices section read about the new software rollouts for Spring 2012 for both Macs and PCs. This includes new versions of Minitab and Adobe software.
For this month's Tech Tip we look at how to send text messages from you e-mail account.
Breakfast At The Service Desk
Breakfast at the Desk sessions have been well received and attended and we plan to continue them in Spring 2012. These mini-training sessions are an opportunity for the staff and faculty to come by and meet the Service Desk employees, get a bite to eat, listen to a short presentation and discuss the topic with colleagues.
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.
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