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A new look and new services coming to UNB s Photo ID Card

ITS

Posted: August 29, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


This September UNB Photo ID Cards are getting a face lift (take a peek to the right). Along with a new design you’ll also see new features and services added throughout the year. The first service which is being introduced mid-September will let you and others deposit money directly onto your UNB Photo ID Card to purchase food, clothing, books, coffee, photocopying and more at various spots...

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ITS Helping New Students at Orientation

ITS

Posted: August 29, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


Welcome to a new school year, UNB students!This Saturday while you are settling into your dorm rooms, ITS will be on hand in the Student Union Building (SUB) to help you get a jump start on setting up your UNB IT services and provide you with your UNB photo ID. Need IT Help?Visit the ITS kiosk in the SUB Atrium from 9am to 3pm for help setting up wireless on your laptop or mobile device, or for...

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tidBiTS Spotlight - Lauren Hildebrand

ITS

Posted: August 29, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, General Interest


Lauren HildebrandIn June 2012, ITS's Communications Manager Melissa Hannah stumbled across some paintings in the Student Union Building that were a perfect fit to dress up the new UNB Card Office, a freshly designed space in the SUB where faculty, staff and students can go to get their UNB Photo ID Cards. After doing some investigating, it was quickly discovered the paintings were done by 2012...

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UNB Fredericton faculty and staff are now connectEd

ITS

Posted: August 29, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


As of last Friday, all 89 faculties and departments on the UNB Fredericton campus have been migrated to the new connectEd environment!  This huge project would not have been possible without the exceptional dedication of ITS staff and Level 1’s and the outstanding cooperation and support from UNB’s faculty and staff.  Not far behind, the UNB Saint John campus only has a few departments left to...

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UNB gets Google Street View

ITS

Posted: August 29, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


It's not every day you see a tricycle and an SUV with 360 degree cameras cruising around campus. But that's exactly what happened on Sunday, August 19 when Google's Street View crew visited UNB Fredericton. The data collected by the Google crew on the 19th will help provide users of Google Maps with a street-level view of the Fredericton campus. This data will also help update the general...

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connectEd Tip - Skip Steps with Outlook 2010 Quick Steps

ITS

Posted: August 24, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Tips and Tricks


Looking for a way to work more speedily within your connectEd email? Outlook 2010 Quick Steps let you perform tasks that normally take several steps with one simple click of your computer mouse.  Whether you regularly send emails to a particular group of people or often reply to emails with a meeting request, by creating a Quick Steps shortcut you can skip over all the steps in between and get...

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How to Change your connectEd Display Name

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Posted: August 24, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Tips and Tricks


Do you go by a name other than the one that appears in your connectEd email Inbox?By default, your connectEd email Display Name is created from your name information in the UNB Phonebook. To change your display name, simply do the following:1.    Go to eServices and click on the Telephone tab.2.    In the left hand menu, click ‘Update Your UNB Phonebook Info’.Then, in the phonebook name field,...

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A New Little One for ITS s Ying Zhang

ITS

Posted: August 2, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, General Interest


A big congratulations to Ying Zhang, ITS’s Senior Network Engineer, and her husband Yanjun on the safe arrival of their second baby girl, Makayla Zhang. Makayla was born at 5:30 on Monday, July 30 weighing 7 pounds 9 ounces. We are pleased to announce that both mom and baby are doing well. From all of us at ITS, congratulations Yanjun and Ying on your new bundle of joy!

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ITS Pilots its Way to the New VoIP Telephone Service

ITS

Posted: August 2, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


After months of careful preparation and thorough testing, Information Technology Services’ Head Hall location was successfully moved over to the new VoIP telephone system last week. As the pilot group for the VoIP project, ITS was the first department on the UNB Fredericton campus to be migrated to the new telephone service that runs over UNB’s network rather than traditional phone lines. With...

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ITS s James McManus Brings Home the Gold

ITS

Posted: August 2, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, General Interest


During his vacation earlier this summer, James McManus, a Client Support Analyst at ITS, went to Toronto to compete at the Canadian Judo Nationals in the heavy weight division (+100 Kg). After a walkover (victory by default) due to disqualification and three wins by full points (referred to in the sport as ‘Ippons’), James brought home his second Gold and fourth National Medal.While James is...

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ITS Pets of the Month for August The Flynn Clan

ITS

Posted: August 1, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, General Interest


Say hello to Rudy, Ladybug and Ingrid, Isil Flynn’s four legged family members and this month’s ‘Pets of the Month’.Rudy is a pure-bred King Shepherd and weighs in at a hefty 100-odd lbs at the moment and will be 3 in September. All the toys are his.Ladybug is a Lab/Rottweiler mixbreed Isil got from the Oromocto SPCA. She's about 80lbs and will be 3 in November. She owns the food.Ingrid is the...

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