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Award-Winning MSU Technology Instructors

Six outstanding instructors for online and blended courses were selected as recipients of the 2016–2018 MSU AT&T Faculty-Staff Awards in Instructional Technology.

Jessica Knott, Learning Design Manager for The MSU Hub for Innovation and selection committee coordinator, explained, “The AT&T Awards provide a venue for MSU to recognize outstanding educators who, through innovation and creativity, inspire others in new ways of thinking about technology, access, and accessibility in the design of learning experiences.”

2018 AT&T Award recipients

The winning innovations and honorable mentions of the 2017 AT&T Faculty-Staff Awards in Instructional Technology are:

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Liz Owen-Boltz, CEP 812, Applying Educational Technology to Practice

The selection committee appreciated Owen-Boltz and her team’s well-designed, immersive technology choices. Read Full Article →

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Welcoming #TeamMSUIT

In the past 4 years, Information Technology at MSU has evolved from a commodity IT based organization into a structure positioned to strengthen core IT assets, trusted to align with unit and college requirements, and innovate in the delivery of effective technology solutions. The MSU Data Center, accelerated Wi-Fi in residence halls, and co-development of an on-campus navigation and informational app with Computer Science and Engineering students are recent examples of partnerships that deliver results for researchers, faculty, staff, and students.   Read Full Article →

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MSU IT Council discusses new data center, IT Service Management, service catalog, email updates

The MSU IT Council met on September 15. Below are the high-level topic summaries from the meeting.

Data Center Update

Rob McCurdy, Interim Chief Information Officer, said the MSU Board of Trustees approved the construction budget to build a new data center for the university. Construction was scheduled to begin in September 2016 and to be completed by February 2018. Read Full Article →

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MSU IT Council discuss CIO transition, Office 365 progress, IT enterprise stewardship

The MSU IT Council met on August 3. Below are the high-level topic summaries from the meeting.

Interim Chief Information Officer Transition

Rob McCurdy was named Interim Chief Information Officer for MSU as of August 1. He plans on continuing the strategy and projects outlined on bolderit.msu.edu. Rob says he looks forward to learning more about the broader MSU culture and being more visible to campus, the IT Exchange group, and the MSU IT Council. Read Full Article →

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MSU details its Bolder IT plan for technology

Joanna Young, MSU Vice President and CIO of Information Technology, kicked off the Bolder IT plan at an MSU Leadership and Administrators seminar on November 11, entitled “Information Technology Unplugged.” Young presented along with Vice President Vennie Gore, Associate Provost Jeff Grabill, Dean Leo Kempel, and Dean Elizabeth Simmons who represent some executives partnering on this plan. Read Full Article →

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Joanna Young recommended as MSU vice president for IT and CIO

Joanna Young has been recommended to serve as Michigan State University’s vice president for information technology and chief information officer.

 

Young is currently the associate vice president for finance and budget and CIO at the University of New Hampshire.

Her appointment is subject to approval by the MSU Board of Trustees, and if approved, Young’s appointment would be effective August 26. Read Full Article →

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2014 MSU IT Conference to be held on campus June 10

The 2014 MSU IT Conference will be held on June 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The conference kicks off at the MSU Union and various breakout sessions will be held throughout the day in nearby buildings on campus.

The MSU IT Conference was started in 2007 to build the information technology community at MSU and encourage collaboration. Read Full Article →

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MSU faculty & staff recognized for use of instructional technology

Four outstanding instructors for online and blended courses were selected as recipients of the 2014 MSU AT&T Faculty-Staff Awards in Instructional Technology.

“The AT&T Awards provide a venue for MSU to recognize outstanding faculty and staff whose innovation and creativity inspire others in new ways of using technology in instruction,” said Severin Grabski, lead judge for 2014 AT&T Awards; associate professor in the Department of Accounting & Information Systems, College of Business; and senior faculty advisor to the CIO of MSU. Read Full Article →

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Acting MSU CIO Tom Davis kicks off the 2013 MSU IT Conference on June 12.

MSU IT Conference offered varied program to IT community

About 215 attendees participated in the 2013 MSU IT Conference held on June 12 at the Kellogg Center.

IT Services hosts an annual IT Conference to recognize and share creativity and forward-thinking contributions made by information technology and the people behind the technology at Michigan State University.

Acting CIO Tom Davis kicks off the 2013 MSU IT Conference on June 12. Read Full Article →

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MSU faculty & staff recognized for use of instructional technology

Five outstanding online and blended courses and technology enhancements in a course from Michigan State University were selected as recipients of this year’s AT&T Faculty-Staff Awards in Instructional Technology.

In the coming academic year, these winners will present their innovations to the public in venues such as the Instructional Technology Brown Bag Seminar Series and the Breakfast Series: Conversations in Online and Blended Pedagogy, hosted by MSU IT Services. Read Full Article →