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June 2014

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

IT Security Tip
Disconnect your computer from the Internet when you aren't using it. The likelihood that attackers or viruses scanning the network for available computers will target your computer becomes much higher if your computer is always connected.

IT Tip
To take a screen shot, press Print Screen to take a snapshot of the whole screen or ALT and Print Screen for just the current window, then paste it into an image editor such as Paint to save it as a picture file.

Accessibility Tip
Did you know that when you send an email with content that is a JPG with embedded text, the screen readers used by the visually impaired can't read the text? Be sure to include plain text in all your mass emails. For more, visit

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Porterfield TV studio connects RU to the world

The television studio in Porterfield is now equipped with a high-speed Internet connection to allow professional video interviews to virtually any location in the world. MORE>>>

Tips to improve your Facebook page

Social media can be a great way to reach your audiences, whether you are representing a college or department, administrative unit or academic program. Facebook is the most commonly used social media platform, but do you know how to make sure your Facebook page is effective? Here are a few tips for making a great Facebook page. MORE>>>

Wireless network access changes planned

Network Services has been working this summer on the design, testing and implementation of a new wireless network access control product, Identity Services Engine, to replace Clean Access. MORE>>>
Students can now download Microsoft Office

RU students now have the capability to download Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus online without a visit to the bookstore to purchase the media. MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff: Denise Rahmes, Director of Project Management

Denise RahmesThe DoIT staff serves the RU community by providing service and technical support to faculty, students and staff. Each month, we introduce the campus to a DoIT staff member who can facilitate the use of today's amazing technologies. This month, it is our pleasure to introduce Director of Project Management, Denise Rahmes. MORE>>>