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BLITS Update

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Posted: November 26, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Of those who weighed in yesterday, here are your top five losers. 1. Jennifer Randall (15.5%) 2. Kevin Gorman (10.2%) 3. Rob Faulkner (6.9%) 4. Dave Totton (5.9%) 5. Megan Stewart (2.4%) Keep up the great work everyone!

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ITS Holiday Lunch

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Posted: November 26, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

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This year, instead of an office Holiday Party, all ITS staff and students are invited to the Kingswood Lodge to get together with colleagues and enjoy a buffet style lunch. ITS Holiday Lunch Monday, December 14, 2009 Noon to 2 p.m. Kingswood Lodge Buffet (alcohol not included) Send your RSVP to Pat (smith@unb.ca) no later than December 10. More details to be sent to ITS-L.

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Reminder ITS Fridays Four is Tomorrow

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Posted: November 26, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

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Just a reminder that... Tomorrow, ITS will be hosting the UNB Fridays @ 4 (that starts at 3:30 p.m.) in the President’s Lounge at the Alumni Memorial Building. At this event, ITS will be unveiling the first look at the new myUNB web site. Munchies will be provided and a cash bar will be open. Hope to see you there.

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Linda is a Grandmother

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Posted: November 24, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Congratulations to first-time Grandparents – Linda and Doug Moore (Linda works at Imaging & Print Services). Annabella Marie Moore was born on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Chalmers Hospital, weighing in at 7 lbs 8 oz. Congratulations to your family, Linda.

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Computers on the move to Kenya

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Posted: November 19, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

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ITS is now taking part in a new project to help upgrade the Information and communication technologies (ICT) in Alego Siaya, Kenya. The goal is to increase basic computer skills among the local population and to make computer access easy and affordable. ITS Hardware Support and Repair has already allocated 10 computers for this great cause, with many more to come in the near future.

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ITS Christmas Family

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Posted: November 19, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

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ITS is putting on Santa’s hat again this year. You will be receiving an email shortly outlining the details of our 2009 Christmas Family. If you are able to make a donation, please let Pat know. Let’s help to make this a special Christmas they will never forget!

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Thanks for Your Help

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Posted: November 19, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Thanks to everyone for your participation and engagement in creating our new Mission and Vision statements. I am very proud to work with such a dedicated group of people, and I am excited about the many new opportunities our renewed focus will generate. As I mentioned, we will now turn our attention to articulating the specific goals and objectives to be undertaken over the next 6 to 18 months...

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BLITS Update

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Posted: November 17, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Of those who weighed in last week, here are your top five losers! 1. Jennifer Randall (14.9%) 2. Kevin Gorman (6.1%) 3. Rob Faulkner (6.1%) 4. Kelli McCullum (3.0%) 5. Greg Rowan (1.4%) The final weigh-in is just around the corner. Only three weeks left to move up to the top of the list to become the cash-prize winner of Biggest Loser ITS 2009. Keep up the great work everyone!

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Mark the Date November 27

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Posted: November 12, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

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On November 27, ITS will be hosting the UNB Fridays @ 4 (that starts at 3:30 p.m.) in the President’s Lounge at the Alumni Memorial Building. At this event, ITS will be unveiling the first look at the new myUNB web site. Munchies will be provided and a cash bar will be open. Hope to see you there on Nov. 27.

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Congratulations to

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Posted: November 10, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


On Nov. 5, Dr. Eddy Campbell presented Lori Murray-Hawkins and Megan Stewart with a certificate of appreciation from the University of New Brunswick Retired Employees Association (UNBREA) for their dedicated efforts to help develop, promote and administer the UNB Retiree Value Pack. ITS has been working closely with Financial Services, Human Resources and UNBREA as part of the administrative...

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Following ITS Retirees

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Posted: November 5, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Look who showed up in yesterday’s Daily Gleaner… Terry Arnold. Click on the image for a closer look.

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Some ITS Level 1 Changes

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Posted: November 5, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Client Services is working on a staff shuffle with their Level 1s. The shuffle began on November 2 and will be completed by November 30. This move is to address operational requirements and to provide the best Level 1 service to our contracted departments. Let’s wish them all good luck in their new roles. - Adam Seymour – moving to Faculty of Nursing from Faculty of Law - Dave Kell –...

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Remember Remembrance Day is a UNB Holiday

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Posted: November 4, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Don’t forget that Wednesday, November 11 is Remembrance Day and a UNB holiday, so you don't have to come to work. Interested in taking part in the Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony – check out the details here. (this site is extremely slow)

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Baby Talk

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Posted: November 3, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


More great news in the baby world at ITS. Another little one will be entering the world in early 2010. • Matt and Natasha Ashfield are expecting their first bundle of joy on May 17. • Jeff and Maggie Smith just found out yesterday that they are having a baby boy. Congratulations!

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Celebrating Our Staff - November

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Posted: November 3, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


The following staff members are celebrating November anniversaries for their years of service at UNB. Anniversaries are based on original start dates. • John Jackson – 18 years • Isil Flynn – 10 years • Adam Baker – 7 years

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Halloween at ITS was a Scream

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Posted: November 3, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

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Thanks to everyone who dressed up and voted for the ITS Halloween Best Dressed contest. We had great costumes running around the office. The winner this year was Gandalf the Grey, aka - Ivan Baird. He took home some yummy treats, a movie rental and some scary Halloween spiders and eyeballs. Can’t wait to see what people do next year!

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Peerless - November ITS Pet

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Posted: November 3, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Peerless, Tony Fitzgerald’s ``grand-dog'', is getting old but is still a wonderfully gentle and loving animal. People might remember Peerless coming to work with Tony and showing her curious and friendly nature. This picture was taken at the end of the Thatch road in Lincoln.

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Welcome to ITS Cyril

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Posted: November 3, 2009 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community


Take some time to meet the newest member of the ITS team. Cyril Tobin, a Network Technician, started at ITS yesterday to join the Communications and Network Services group. He will be working closely with Greg Rowan to support the building network infrastructure and the core fibre optic network. Let’s make him feel welcome.

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