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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

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Important Change in Adobe CS Licensing for University Owned Computers

Adobe recently announced that they will be discontinuing the sale of perpetual (unending) licenses for Creative Suite (CS) products. Beginning March 1, all of the CS products will move to cloud licensing* with 1-year subscriptions. While the latest Creative Suite version, CS6, will be discontinued on February 27, Adobe will continue to support it and provide security updates and patches. More

Banner Upgrade: February 7 – 9

ITS has been working with departments across campus to plan for a required Banner system upgrade, which will begin on Saturday, February 7 at 6 a.m. and conclude by Monday, February 9 at 8 a.m. Please be aware that Banner/Hawkeye and SeaNet will be unavailable during this time. Some features in mySeaport will be unavailable, but this downtime will not affect UNCW email services. More

New Look & Feel for SkillPort CBT

Check out the newly upgraded SkillPort CBT! The recent upgrade offers new features, including a more streamlined view and a user-friendly interface. The site now provides you with community building components like comments, recommendations and interests.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

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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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