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News and Announcements, 2010 - 2011

250 Attend ISC-Sponsored Campus-Wide IT Staff Convention (May 27, 2011)
Approximately 250 people attended the sixth annual campus-wide IT Staff convention sponsored by Informaton Systems & Computing and with many presenters and panelists from the Schools and Centers, on May 18. [more...]

StarRez Streamlines Housing Process (May 27, 2011)
ISC implemented a new self-service housing project, called StarRez, for admitted freshmen students to apply for housing. StarRez, a collaboration between ISC and Business Services, was a complete overhaul of the previous system. [more...]

ISC Delivers Mobile Apps: (April 21, 2011)
Information Systems & Computing is proud to deliver, a major initiative to provide a mobile culture to Pennís campus that will meet the needs of Pennís highly diverse and technology-demanding community for ďanytime/anywhere from any deviceĒ connectivity.

Mobile technology is transformational, reshaping the basic ways in which people live and communicate. Mobile technologies are evolving rapidly. Whether itís an iPad in a classroom, a GPS navigational system, or browsing the web and whether itís an iPhone, Droid, or Blackberry, Penn is a ďmobileĒ community. For more information, please visit the Computing News. [more...]

Computer Operations Now FISMA Compliant (March 24, 2011)
ISC’s Computer Operations has received a letter of compliancy for the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) special publication 800-53, required for systems, processes, and infrastructure that relate to the Veteran’s Administration information. [more...]

Lecture Capture Reports Interesting Statistics (March 24, 2011)
Lecture Capture reports that 155 class/study sessions have been recorded (as of March 8) for 10 Spring 2011 courses, including Biology, Economics, Nursing, and Science, Technology, and Society. [more...]

PennWorks Launches New Release (March 24, 2011)
The new online Additional Pay module is available in PennWorks. This release replaces and streamlines the long-standing paper-based Additional Pay process by allowing people who currently complete or sign these forms to submit, track, and approve Additional Pay requests electronically. [more...]

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