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ITS Student Workers Praise Team Building Retreat

ITS application specialist Kris Anderson, who manages a team of five student workers, understands that a cohesive team of employees is essential to any business’s success. On an ongoing basis, his student workers embrace applied learning by incorporating classroom knowledge into the programming environment. They collaborate to produce applications that support many UNCW departments. View details on their recent team building retreat >>More

New & Noteworthy

ITS Realigns to Enhance Service Delivery

Over the past few months Information Technology Systems (ITS), under the leadership of Interim CIO Bill Reed, has been working through various recommendations from the information technology services assessment completed earlier this year. Positions from the Business Applications Group in Business Affairs have been merged with ITS, and the combined organization has been realigned to better meet the goals and objectives of the campus community. More

Quarterly Apple Bulk Quote for University Computers and Accessories – Deadline December 5

Each quarter UNC General Administration (UNC-GA) coordinates an Apple bulk quote for campuses that wish to order Macs (iPads, etc.) and other Apple software and accessories. In the past, this process has given each campus a discount of 6% - 10% beyond normal education pricing. Those interested in taking advantage of this opportunity for university purchases need to submit their information no later than December 5, 2014.More

Keeping your Computer Safe from the Latest Scams and Viruses

ITS continues to put numerous measures in place to keep UNCW safe from email scams and viruses, such as Crypto Locker, among others. We have recently prevented issues by modifying antivirus rules so files that match the Crypto virus patterns that we can identify are automatically deleted. View our advice on email safety to help keep your computer safe...More

Security Corner

Social Networking Security Tips

As the popularity of social networking sites continues to grow, so do the security risks associated with them. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin have become main targets for hackers. Because of the threat posed by cyber criminals, taking it upon yourself to secure your social networking accounts is of the utmost importance. Be sure to use strong passwords and keep your antivirus software up to date. More



Tyler Loftis

Tyler Loftis

With a BFA in creative writing from UNCW under his belt, student developer Tyler Loftis is just two semesters away from a second degree: a BS in computer science. Information Technology Systems (ITS) is fortunate to have this impressive student employee working alongside ITS staff and other student developers who focus on developing and modifying applications that improve campus efficiencies.More

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