November Newsflash

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iPad User Group’s New Name: “The Mobile Technologies User Group” for Students, Faculty and Staff

The members of the iPad User Group have agreed to change its name to “The Mobile Technologies User Group”, in order to reflect the broader range of technologies that are covered by the group. The group will continue to meet monthly on the following dates:

  • Thursday, November 21st: 3:30PM
  • Tuesday, December 10th: 3:30PM

All of the above sessions will be held in the following rooms: Miller 16/ Civic E 319.  You can review what was covered at past meetings on the user group’s blog.

Respondus Workshops for Faculty

The future of computer-based test taking is happening now. Respondus provides a secure testing environment for face-to-face or online courses with a lockdown browser that restricts the user from accessing certain functions on their computer during testing. Want to learn more? Join us at our upcoming Respondus meeting on Monday, November 18th at 12:20PM-1:05PM in Miller 16 on the PLV campus and CIVIC E319 on the NYC campus.
 

*NOTICE REMINDERS*

Migrating Email from Google to Exchange Update for Students

The Opt-In tool to self-migrate is available at http://www.pace.edu/goexchange.  We encourage students to take this opportunity and self-migrate on your own.  If there are any issues, please contact the ITS Help Desk. Learn more about student email migration to Outlook Exchange

IT Security Awareness for Students, Faculty and Staff

In an effort to bring awareness to our community, ITS is offering training sessions for your respective areas, please contact the IT Security office at itsecurity@pace.eduLearn more about IT security.

Spam Alert

This is a reminder to the campus community to be vigilant in what emails you open and what links you click on. Spam emails may periodically end up in your mailbox. These types of messages may try to disguise themselves as authentic emails, by spoofing “From” addresses from people we know or known companies. READ MORE…


School News

Dyson Course Evaluations

Course evaluation is critical in providing constructive feedback to faculty and their departments on the quality of instruction delivered at Pace.  Dyson College is urging students taking Dyson courses to participate.  To begin the evaluation, refer to the following link: https://www.digitalmeasures.com/login/pace/student.  Log in using your MyPace Portal Username and Password.  It is important that you complete all of your Dyson College course evaluations during the timeframe that they are available: Sunday November 24th, 2013 - Sunday December 8th, 2013 to avoid the Dyson College grade delay

This semester course evaluation results will be available to instructors on December 27th, 2013.  Grades will be delayed until December 30th, 2013 for any students who have not completed all of their evaluations by the deadline noted above. 

Further details regarding the Dyson Course Evaluation process will be sent out to your Pace email in the near future.  Any questions please contact Rich Miller (rmiller@pace.edu).