IT News

CIS Services Reminders for Spring 2020

January 15, 2020, by Elizabeth

Sakai Spring 2020 Sakai course sites were created and have been populated with faculty and students. If you have not yet requested your ubercourses, this would be a good time to do so. If you’re having trouble finding and organizing your sites in the Home site, please read our Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your […]

Message to the HMC Community from the Workday Governance Committee

December 6, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

Dear all, See below for a message from the Workday Governance Committee Greetings TCC Community, The Workday Governance Group (WGC) would like to thank everyone who took time to take the Fall 2019 Workday Survey. We are focused on ensuring the improvement of the usability of the system, and your feedback through the survey is […]

Security update: deploying a centralized firewall for HMC

November 27, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

As part of our efforts to increase security for the College’s data (and yours!), we are planning to deploy a centralized firewall.   We will work with the TCCS Networking staff to achieve this.   The goal is to prevent unauthorized access to computers connected to our network.  At the moment, we have parts of a distributed […]

CIS goals for 2019-2020

November 27, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

Each summer, the HMC cabinet members meet over two days to look back on progress towards goals in the past year and to share goals for the coming year. At CIS, in the month or so before those meetings, we work to develop a list of high level guiding goals for the year.  Once approved, […]

Service Reminders for Fall 2019 Courses

August 28, 2019, by Elizabeth

Sakai Fall 2019 Sakai course sites were created and have been populated with faculty and students. If you have not yet requested your ubercourses, this would be a good time to do so. If you’re having trouble finding and organizing your sites in the Home site, please read our Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your […]

ARCS Team Presents Poster at Educause ELI Conference

May 6, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

The Academic and Research Computing Services (ARCS) team presented a poster titled, “Digital Humanities: Integrating Scalar into an Undergraduate American Studies Course” at the Educause ELI Conference on Feb. 21 in Anaheim, CA. The team investigated students’ experience using Scalar, an open-source scholarly publishing tool that can be used to create media-rich content, in LIT 179X Zora Neale Hurston: […]

Welcome Brad McCauley

January 31, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

Brad began working at Harvey Mudd in December in our Student Information Systems (SIS) team helping with SIS support and projects.  He came to HMC after a 12-year career with Apple, where he worked in inventory, troubleshooting, and leadership. He started troubleshooting computers in 1998, while working at a dial-up doing Internet tech support. He […]

Update on File Storage Services

January 17, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

Welcome to the New Year! This is the first of a series of updates about our goals for the 2018-19 year. File Storage (Infrastructure & Security, goal #2) One of our ongoing infrastructure goals is to migrate data storage from on premise systems to cloud systems. Why would we want to do that? There are […]

Service Reminders for Spring 2019 Courses

January 4, 2019, by Joseph Vaughan

Sakai Spring 2019 Sakai course sites were created on January 10th and have been populated with faculty and students. If you have not yet requested your ubercourses, this would be a good time to do so. If you’re having trouble finding and organizing your sites in the new Home site, please read our Tips and Tricks […]