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2014

2015 – Looking Forward
December 19, 2014
After tearing down the old calendar it is time to start a new one, and take a fresh look at some of the projects on the horizon.
2014 – A Look Back
December 19, 2014
As we tore off the last page of the 2014 calendar we thought back on some of the many projects that we’ve been working on. Like a To-Do list is it nice to look back and put checkmarks next to projects. Here are a few that impacted you.
HelpDesk Support during the Holidays
December 19, 2014
Butterball offers a turkey emergency hotline for the holidays, though you may have to go through many Google Screens to find a hotline for fruitcake or eggnog emergencies. No need to use Google to find help for network and server emergencies in the College of Ag Sciences, though – that information is right here!
2015 – Looking Forward
December 19, 2014
After tearing down the old calendar it is time to start a new one, and to take a fresh look at some of the projects on the horizon.
2014 – A Look Back
December 19, 2014
As we tore off the last page of the 2014 calendar we thought back on some of the many projects that we’ve been working on. Like a To-Do list is it nice to look back and put checkmarks next to projects. Here are a few that impacted you!
HelpDesk Support during the Holidays
December 19, 2014
Butterball offers a turkey emergency hotline for the holidays, though you may have to go through many Google screens to find a hotline for fruitcake or eggnog emergencies. No need to use Google to find help for network and server emergencies in the College of Ag Sciences, though – That information is right here!
Identity Finder Reminder
October 23, 2014
Halloween is an exciting time that comes but once a year. Scanning for PII is an exciting time, too – and it comes every three weeks!
XP Free - The Choice for Me!
October 23, 2014
New Year’s Day brings parades, traditional sauerkraut meals, football and …and…and the end of support for computers using Windows XP in the College of Ag Sciences!
Don’t Let the Dog In!
October 23, 2014
A newly-discovered flaw in old website security technology – a flaw commonly known as Poodle – has caused Ag IT and thousands of other web site hosts to tighten web security to keep the poodle out. Since we’ve changed the lock on the door you may need a new key to get in!
Ag IT Recruiting Class – 2014
October 23, 2014
Penn State stays at the forefront of athletic achievement by scouting for and recruiting new team members. The same is true in Ag IT!
Planning an Important Adobe Connect Webinar for April?
February 18, 2014
If you are planning an important Adobe Connect webinar during the week of April 14th -- beware.
You’re on our list…
February 18, 2014
Ag IT is beginning to migrate all existing Ag managed email lists to the Penn State list service.
It Might be Below Zero Outside, But Summer’s Coming!
January 30, 2014
Although we’re still in the grip of Old Man Winter we know that spring is just around the corner, and soon you will be selecting and hiring your summer workers. With some advanced planning you can best be assured that your interns and program assistants will be able to use the computers and other IT resources on their start date or soon after.
A Taxing Situation
January 30, 2014
As tax season approaches AgIT urges you to prepare and submit your taxes with pencils and paper - or on personally owned computers!
Adobe Licensed Products Available
January 30, 2014
Adobe and Penn State have signed a software licensing agreement that makes many popular software products available to you. Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and many others are available, and delivered electronically.
SharePoint Update and Migration on the Horizon
January 30, 2014
Ag IT is in the early stages of planning the upgrade of SharePoint to version 2013, migrating it to a new server and changing the way you will authenticate (log in). There is still much planning to be done, but there are steps that you can take now to help smooth the transition.