Information Technology

April 2009


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Division of Information Technology
P.O. Box 6888
Radford, VA 24142
Phone: 540-831-5173
Fax: (540) 831-6217

IT Sustainability
Turning your desktop computer off each night before you leave can save up to $50 per year.

Security Tip
RU will never ask you for your password in an email message.

IT Tip
When giving a PowerPoint presentation, you can press the letter 'b' on your keyboard to "blank" the screen.

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Division of Information Technology (DoIT) Radford University

MyRUMyRU Portal Swings Open

The Radford University community is embracing the new MyRU web portal that premiered in February when the initiative to transform RU into a unified digital campus and facilitate campus communication took a dramatic step forward.

Take the new portal for a test drive and find out how you can help make it better. >>MORE

DoIT Recaps RU's Internet Bandwidth Capabilities

Satisfying the growing Internet bandwidth needs of the campus community continues to be a priority of DoIT who maintain three different, mutually-supportive paths to the Internet.

Find out more about how DoIT is keeping RU connected. >>MORE

Implementation of Banner Administrative Information System Proceeds

The DoIT has implemented eight phases of its comprehensive administrative information system, called Banner. In order to better provide essential services to faculty, staff, students and alumni, Randa McDonald, the Banner project manager, reviews this project's achievements and its plans for further making RU a unified digital campus.

Learn more about how RU's DoIT is enhancing the core systems that help RU help others. >>MORE

Academic Technology Training Sessions

You can learn more about the capabilities and techniques of software like Excel, Word 2007 and Power Point at the April Training sessions hosted by the Academic Technologies Training Office. Registration can be done on line through the DoIT web site.

Meet the DoIT Staff

Jeff BrewsterRU's DoIT staff is eager to serve the RU community by answering your questions and helping make your experience with technology the best it can be. Each month, we will introduce you to a DoIT staff member who can facilitate your use of these amazing technologies.

This month, it is our pleasure to introduce 2004 RU graduate Jeff Brewster, Manager, Systems Integration and Web Services. >>MORE