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B1NAR1ES Tech Store at UNCW

B1NAR1ES is your one-stop technology store and repair center for personally owned devices. We offer services and products for UNCW faculty, staff and students, including deals on Microsoft software and repair for cracked iPhone screens. Merchandise available includes ear buds, phone cases, hard drives, flash drives and more. More

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Scheduled Downtime Weekend: September 5 – 8

ITS is granted pre-approved scheduled downtimes to perform maintenance work on the campus networks and systems. These downtimes are scheduled in advance to minimize impact to the campus and allow everyone to plan accordingly. This quarter's scheduled downtime is Sept. 5 – Sept. 8, from 5 p.m. on Friday through 8 a.m. on Monday. During this timeframe, all systems and services are subject to intermittent interruptions due to patching and reboots.More

Quarterly Apple Bulk Order for University Computers and Accessories – Deadline September 4

Each quarter UNC General Administration (UNC-GA) coordinates an Apple bulk quote for campuses that wish to order Macs (iPads, etc.) and other Apple software and accessories. In the past, this process has given each campus a discount of 6% - 10% beyond normal education pricing. Those interested in taking advantage of this opportunity for university purchases need to submit their information no later than September 4, 2014. More

Increase in Distance Education Support and Services at UNCW

This past year, ITS increased its Distance Education (DE) support by nearly 10%, with a total of over 8,000 hours of academic, administrative and ad hoc (“by request”) programming in the DE classrooms. Two new state of the art DE classrooms opened in Cameron School of Business and the CHHS Building during the 2013-14 academic year.More

Security Corner

Social Networking Security Tips

As the popularity of social networking sites continues to grow, so do the security risks associated with them. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin have become main targets for hackers. Because of the threat posed by cyber criminals, taking it upon yourself to secure your social networking accounts is of the utmost importance. Be sure to use strong passwords and keep your antivirus software up to date. More

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Chelsea Deaner

Chelsea Deaner

The talented and versatile Chelsea Deaner, who will soon be heading into her senior year, has accomplished a great deal at UNCW so far. For starters, she has worked at the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) for nearly two years and currently serves as a TAC Team Lead, an honor for a TAC student worker. As a team lead, Chelsea works in a “student manager” capacity and is closely involved in hiring new students and training them, while also providing technology support to the campus community. More

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