Research computing capabilities at Virginia Tech are expanding with the merger of the Fralin Life Sciences Institute research computing group and Advanced Research Computing in the Division of Information Technology.
Chat notifications getting out of hand? Virginia Tech 4Help has published a Knowledge Base article with tips for setting your status and availability in Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, and Slack for optimal productivity and effective communication.
Be on the lookout for suspicious emails: the Virginia Tech IT Security Office is tracking a sharp increase in ‘spear phishing’ emails impersonating Virginia Tech administrators, which contain false links or other attempts to access personal information.
Helping instructors design engaging, accessible online courses is a core function of Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies, but doing this for all courses in such a short time period was unprecedented.
Setting up a home office? Those working remotely can implement easy ergonomic principles that will help deliver a boost to wellbeing, comfort, and productivity. Make individual adjustments, based on personal preference and comfort.
Hall, previously a project manager for Enterprise Systems, will focus her efforts on ensuring successful development and execution of the Division of IT's strategic and operational plans in alignment with Virginia Tech's strategic goals.
The 4Help service portal is the best place to start for your computer and IT support needs. At the 4Help site you can find articles on how to use IT services, get in contact with IT support, and find out whether any services are down.
For the past several months, Virginia Tech employees have donated generously to charities across Virginia through the 2019 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign. Some senior management areas have been particularly creative in how they raised money and encouraged employees to donate.
After three years of providing infrastructure and courseware for cybersecurity students and faculty in Virginia's high schools and colleges through the Virginia Cyber Range, Virginia Tech is launching the U.S. Cyber Range to provide this service nationwide.