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New Portal and Community Platform

Truman faculty, staff and students have utilized the TruView portal for many years now, but it’s time for an upgraded experience that offers the convenience of email, the engagement of social media, the power of group activities, online access to student, faculty, and employee services, and much more. You can access this site from a … Read More

New Student Printing System

A new Student Print System, called Pcounter, has been installed. The new system no longer requires a header sheet, resulting in a much more environmentally friendly system. We anticipate that the new printing system will help reduce our printing by approximately 400,000 sheets of paper per year. There are other benefits to this new system … Read More

Fall 2017 Update

Information Technology Services would like to let you know about some important changes implemented over the past summer.  Please click on the newsletter link to find out the details on our new campus-wide training tool (Hoonuit/Atomic Learning), learn about the new campus website, get information on the upgraded survey tool, classroom/teaching tool updates, new Microsoft … Read More

Old Voicemail Shutdown October 7th

The Truman telephone system was upgraded in early July.  This upgrade included a new telephone voice mail system.  The old telephone voice mail system is tentatively scheduled to be shut down and removed on Friday October 7th. If you need to save any voice mails from the old system please do so before October 7th.  … Read More

IT Service Center Now in New Location

During the summer, the IT Service Center in the library was relocated to the first floor, room 109, just north of Starbucks. Although the location has changed, the service has not. IT Service Center hours are the same as the library. Call center and walk-in support are ready and willing to assist, and the media … Read More

New Faculty and Staff Email System

New Faculty and Staff Email System The Faculty and Staff email system is being replaced. The manufacturer has discontinued the old system. A new email system (with many improvements) is now available. All faculty and staff email must move to the new system. Please contact the ITS Service Center at x4544 to schedule your upgrade. … Read More

Faculty and Staff Email System Upgrade

The Faculty and Staff email system is being replaced by a new email system with many improvements.  We have started moving people to the new email system, we will be contacting you soon to schedule your upgrade. The new email server provides the following improvements: Larger email mailbox sizes Auto-discovery easy setup (email settings will … Read More

Truman Tech Break – Making Your Course Available in Blackboard and Provisioning your Course for Panopto

At this, the beginning of a new semester, we thought we would address two topics that garner many calls at the beginning of a new academic year – how to make your course available in Blackboard and how to provision your course for Panopto.  This brief video tutorial will walk you through the steps necessary … Read More

Truman Tech Break – Google Forms

Google has a myriad of tools to make daily tasks simpler.  Google Forms is a fantastic option for collecting and organizing data.  Whether you need to create a survey, an exit ticket for a course, an equipment checkout form, document when supplies need to be restocked, or any other use you can come up with, … Read More

Truman Tech Break – myHistro

myHistro is a web-based timeline tool.  It allows for not just dates and events to be entered, but to tie each of those events to a specific location using Google maps.  Beyond that, you can add photos and notes to each event to create a more immersive and detailed experience.  Once created, you can create … Read More