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5 Odd Questions With Wayne Hansen

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Posted: February 25, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


My Position at ITS is: Manager of the Student Technology Centre That means my day: is a revolving door Now for the odd portion of this bio… 1. What fictional character would you most like to be? Sherlock Holmes I suppose. Meeting many interesting characters, lots of travel and never a dull day. 2. What is your most treasured possession? While I'm not really into 'possessions' per say .. If I...

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Intrepid Manager Radio Reports About Sin City

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Posted: February 25, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Our very own Wayne Hansen, seen in our previous tidBiTS 5 Odd Question story, will be travelling to Las Vegas in a couple of weeks and will be reporting about his trip on his own community radio show! Check out Wayne's radio show, "Departures" on 107.3FM. Tune in @ CFMH.CA Looking forward to it, Wayne!

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5 Odd Questions with Terry Nikkel

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Posted: February 23, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


My Position at ITS is: Associate Vice President That means I spend my day: Having visions Now for the odd portion of this bio… 1) What song always makes you happy when you hear it? Harmony (Elton John) 2) What five things are always in your fridge? Pomegranate juice, eggs, milk, dog food, onions 3) What is the TV show that you can’t miss? 48 Hours (reality show about homicide cases) 4) Where...

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Interior Decorators needed for the lunchroom

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Posted: February 23, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


The lunchroom needs your help! All you HGTV-watching, backseat interior designers come help us make the lunchroom a thing of beauty! We have a host of colour schemes to choose from, and to break from the industrial mold we need your input. Please look at these potential mixes of colour and vote on which scheme tickles your fancy. Most agree that something light and/or colourful needs to...

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5 Odd Questions with Dave Kanary

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Posted: February 18, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


My Position at ITS is: Publications and Communications Coordinator That means I spend my day: deadlifting a good eight million words a day, being a design picasso for ITS, etc.and working hard to try and fill Melissa Hannah's very big shoes! ***************************************** Now for the odd portion of this bio… 1. What fictional character would you most like to be? Druss the Legend......

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Welcoming the new Lancaster baby

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Posted: February 18, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


There's a new member of the ITS babies to welcome! David Lancaster, our intrepid manager with Enterprise Systems now has a new baby in his life. Born February 12, 2010 at 2:18 p.m., the yet-unnamed boy weighs in at 9lbs and is a solid 21 inches long. Way to go Lancasters! David tells us the little tyke has "strong lungs" and is "poopin up a storm", so David is likely wearing earplugs and up...

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Welcome to ITS David

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Posted: February 16, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


If you haven’t met the newest member of the ITS team yet, you should drop by D66 to say hello! David Kanary started yesterday and brings with him communications experience as well as 15 years of graphic design knowledge. He will be filling in for Melissa Hannah (while she is away on maternity leave), as Publications & Communications Coordinator. It is great to have you on the team David!

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Baby Pictures

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Posted: February 11, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


You’ve heard that Ying and Yanjun have welcomed their baby girl Angelina into the world, and now you can see the pictures! Click on the image for a better view of Ying and Yanjun’s small bundle of joy. Congrats again Ying!

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Happy Valentine s Day ITS

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Posted: February 11, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Valentine’s Day is soon to be upon us! Why not treat yourself and your loved ones to something sweet: Red Velvet Whoopie Pies - get the recipe **A little Valentine's Day Joke** What travels around the world but stays in one corner? ....a stamp

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Reminder to Suggest a New Colour for the Lunch Room

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Posted: February 11, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Just a reminder: We’re going to be painting the lunch room a new colour, and we’d like your opinion on what colour scheme to use! Some suggestions that have already been made include: Sage green, a shade of happy yellow, peach, or green Please submit your ideas to ITS Admin before February 14, 2010.

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5 Odd Questions with Dirk Lenentine

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Posted: February 9, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


5 Odd Questions with Dirk Lenentine (Photo: Dirk, Carrie (better half), Sienna (da girl), Trent (Trenton, the boy), Ruby (RUFF)) My Position at ITS – Imaging Services is: Digital Printing Technician and Colour Specialist. That means I spend my day: doing what ever needs to be done. :) ***************************************** Now for the odd portion of this bio… 1. What did you want to be...

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Guess Who Turned One Today

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Posted: February 9, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


WebOps (Web Operations) turns 1 year old! WebOps is a successful collaboration between Communications & Marketing and ITS in the development, support and advancement of “the web” at UNB. A few of their accomplishments over the past year: • Two upgrades to the common look & feel of the UNB website (a minor upgrade in March 2009 and a major upgrade in January 2010). • Launched over 40 sites,...

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Bob - February ITS Pet

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Posted: February 4, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


This is Bob, a member of the Nikkel household. Bob is 9 years old, full of energy, and always up for a walk or a ride in the car. He likes to entertain guests, who always fall in love with him after getting over his size—110 lbs.—very loud bark, and investigative nose!

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Celebrating Our Staff - February

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Posted: February 4, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


The following staff members are celebrating February anniversaries for their years of service at UNB. Anniversaries are based on original start dates. • Doug Swift - 24 years • Dirk Lenentine - 10 years • Bobby Jones - 3 years • Chuck Hartford - 2 years

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5 Odd Questions with Terry Soucy

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Posted: February 1, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Terry Soucy (Photo: Terry and son Noah at Fenway Park in Aug. 2009 ) My Position at ITS is: Systems Analyst, and more specifically, Mail Systems Admin and Directory Services Admin. That means I spend my day: Working with the Linux / Unix team to manage the multitude of Linux and Solaris systems to ensure that users of IT at UNB are able to carry out their day to day tasks. Managing the email...

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Baby Birth

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Posted: February 1, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Ying and Yanjun are delighted to announce the arrival of their baby girl Angelina. Angelina was born at 1:16 a.m. on Jan. 30, 2010, weighting 6 lbs, 15 ozs. Both Mom and baby are doing well. Congratulations Ying!

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Bored with the Lunch Room

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Posted: February 1, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Let's spice things up a bit! We’re going to be painting the lunch room a new colour, and we’d like your opinion on what colour scheme to use. If you’d like to see something other than the basic shade of beige every day, then let us know! Be as creative as you like! Please submit your ideas to ITS Admin before February 14, 2010.

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Congratulations Students

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Posted: February 1, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


The following help desk students will be graduating from their respective degree programs this year: Lisa MacKay - Bachelor of Nursing (already graduated) Allen Galloway - Bachelor of Computer Science with a Minor in History Joel Goguen - Bachelor of Computer Science Tony Cook - Bachelor of Business Administration with honors in Human Resources Matthew Marleau - M. Eng in Civil...

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The New myUNB Tell Us What You Think

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Posted: February 1, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

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As you are no doubt aware, the new myUNB website is now live and it is offering some pretty awesome new features. If you haven’t already checked it out, visit my.unb.ca and test it out. We’ve been getting lots of great feedback on the site, and we’d like you to send us your opinions! Send your comments to myunb@unb.ca.

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