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Archive for February, 2018

Staff Development Day (3/14) Schedule Announced!

Posted February 28, 2018

All BMC staff are warmly invited to attend the 5th annual Staff Development Day, sponsored by LITS and the Staff Association. This event is an afternoon geared towards staff members’ professional and personal development. Spend a part of Spring Break gaining new skills and sharing knowledge with your colleagues! When: Wednesday, March 14th from 12 […]

Skype for Business on the go!

Posted February 26, 2018

Between streaming TV and movies, taking amazing photos, and catching Pokemon, there isn’t much you can’t do on your mobile devices these days. Add using Skype for Business’ IM, audio, and video capabilities to that list. The Skype for Business mobile app is a free and handy tool for helping you stay connected with colleagues […]

BIONIC Unavailable 2/24 8am-noon

Posted February 23, 2018

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, February 24th from 8:00 a.m. until noon. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

Save the Date! Staff Development Day: 3/14, 12-3 PM in Dalton Hall

Posted February 21, 2018

All College staff are warmly invited to attend the 5th Annual Staff Development Day on Wednesday, March 14th from 12 – 3 PM in Dalton Hall, co-sponsored by LITS and the Staff Association. This annual event focuses on staff’s professional and personal development, offering an afternoon of enriching and illuminating 20- and 40-minute classes taught […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted February 21, 2018

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.  

Additional Protection from Phishing Attempts in Office 365

Posted February 19, 2018

LITS is implementing some newly available anti-Phishing features in Office 365. Beginning this week, all messages marked by Office 365 as phishing attempts will be sent directly to community members’ Junk folders. We believe that fewer phishing messages reaching inboxes will reduce the likelihood of a community member compromising their College credentials by responding to […]

Warning: New Phishing Attempts

Posted February 19, 2018

Please be aware of recent attempts to gather login, password, and other secure personal or College data from Bryn Mawr College community members. Be on the lookout for messages that warn you that your account has been compromised and needs to be updated. In some cases, a follow-up message with greater urgency has been sent as […]

2/20 Tech Talk: Using Google Earth as a Research Tool: Digital Survey, Mapping, and Visibility

Posted February 19, 2018

Conduct a survey from your desk! Andrea Samz-Pustol, a graduate student in the Classical & Near Eastern Archaeology department, discusses how to conduct a digital survey of an archaeological site using Google Earth, a free and user friendly program. Using her research on land transport of stone for ancient Greek colonies in Sicily, she will […]

Accelerate your Communications with Skype for Business’ Instant Messaging (IM)

Posted February 19, 2018

Skype for Business’ instant message (IM) feature is a speedy way to connect with colleagues or classmates for interactive conversations. In this Spotlight, you’ll be introduced to IMs and some of the peripheral features that enhance or impact your IM experience. With IMs, you can: Chat with individuals or groups Send a file Initiate other […]

BIONIC Unavailable 2/24 8am-noon

Posted February 16, 2018

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, February 24th from 8:00 a.m. until noon. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

Help Make Bryn Mawr’s Makerspace! 2/22 4pm

Posted February 14, 2018

Bryn Mawr College is planning to open a makerspace in the fall of 2018 in the newly renovated Park Science Building. Join us Thursday, February 22 at 4pm in Park 243 to discover and discuss the many transformative ways the space could impact teaching, learning, and research at Bryn Mawr! No previous experience or knowledge […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted February 14, 2018

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. Beginning February 15th we are adding Mailman (mailing lists) to our routine system maintenance schedule. See the LITS Blog for more information. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.

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