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Posts from ‘May, 2012’

Banner Downtime Information

Late last night and early this morning, the campus experienced unanticipated network outages to key network switches. Unfortunately, at roughly 10:15 AM, the switch that controls much of the Banner infrastructure was affected and took down Banner. We are working to restore services as quickly as possible, and will notify campus when all Banner services […]

Gold Rush now Electronic Journal Search!

Over the past few days I have been updating our old electronic journal linker, Gold Rush,  to make electronic journals easier to find and access.  Try searching for your favorite journal in our new Electronic Journal Search, or browse by eJournal title.

Venus Transit: June 5

While the planetarium theater is closed, we will still be hosting a viewing for the Venus transit on June 5. This is the last time in our lifetimes that Venus will pass in front of the Sun, and only the seventh Venus transit to be observed by humans in recorded history! Venus enters the Sun’s […]

The destruction has begun!

The disassembly of the planetarium theater has begun! The star projector, cove lights, and sound system have all found new homes. (The projector and cove lights may live a second life as art!) The computers and computer projectors have been removed, and we are awaiting the removal of the old screen, seats, and carpet by […]

Computing Services Maintenance for Thursday, May 17th, 2012

The following maintenance activities will take place beginning at 9 PM during our regularly scheduled maintenance window: All Employee and TEC Classroom computers will receive upgrades to Windows and Office. Employees are encouraged to leave their computers turned on, but to log off when leaving work for the day. This will assist with the installation […]

Need a refresher on Content Blocks?

Find out more about the Bricolage “Content Block” element.

Commencement Speeches Online

Graduation time is a time of celebration; it is also a time of anxiety, stress, and figuring out how to fit your couch into your Mini Cooper.  If you’re looking for some sage words of advice the website humanity.org has gathered a collection of commencement speeches from celebrities such as J.K. Rowling, Toni Morrison, and Theodor […]

Planetarium renovation update

Zacheis planetarium will be closed for the summer for a major renovation. Starting the week of May 14, everything will be removed from the theater and will be replaced by a modern, digital, full-dome projection system, along with a new screen, new theater seats, and even new carpeting! The new system will be able to […]

Public Viewing at the Sand Dunes

This Saturday, May 12, as part of the new partnership between Great Sand Dunes National Park and Zacheis Planetarium, the ASC Astronomy Club will be hosting a free public star-viewing event at the Great Sand Dunes campground amphitheater. (The viewing is free, though there may be an entrance fee to the park itself.) I will […]

Stressed Out?!? Take a Break with GAB this week!

Hopefully you stopped by the mall court yesterday to participate in the first day of stress relievers!  Students were able to decorate pots for their flowers.  Later that evening students flocked to La Mesa for Late Night Breakfast where they were entertained by Trevis Prince! Still stressed out? Missed out on yesterday?  Done with exams […]

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