Welcome to our newest employees

Pictured from left to right: James Scott, Desktop Technician; Jim Rawlings, Senior Oracle Database Administrator; Jeff Pugh, AV Systems Manager; and David McCray, Structured Cabling Technician. James Scott, who comes to us from Germanna Community College, works as a desktop technician in the IT Support Services Department. Jim Rawlings has recently joined the EAS team, filling our long-vacant role as the Senior Oracle Database Administrator. Jeff Pugh, joining us most recently from George Mason University, in the position of AV Systems Manager. David McCray joined the Network and Communications Services team just prior to the start of the new year. He supports network and voice cabling installations and troubleshooting among other responsibilities as a structured cabling technician. In addition we congratulate two IT employees on new positions in the department. John Sherman recently transitioned into his new position as our first IT Security Analyst.  John will be … [Read more...]

Short EagleNet and SharePoint disruption Friday morning

EagleNet will be down for emergency maintenance tomorrow, Friday May 10th at 7:00 AM.  Department sites, MySites, and the UMW Reporting Center will be unavailable for approximately 2 hours. Users will still be able to access Banner during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. … [Read more...]

Follow-up from Student Senate meeting

  On Wednesday March 28, Acting CIO Justin Webb and IT Project Coordinator Sean O’Brien met with Student Senate to discuss technology issues.  Here is some information in follow-up.   Wireless Access: We are currently completing a wireless upgrade in academic and student services buildings. More details can be found at: http://technology.umw.edu/projects-and-initiatives/campus-wireless-upgrade/ Instructions to connect to the secured network are located along the left sidebar at: http://technology.umw.edu/connecting/connecting-my-laptop/connecting-to-the-secured-network/ Users need up-to-date virus protection to access the Secured network.  Information on free anti-virus is located below.  Students should know that the secured network provides increased performance and security as compared to the unsecured (guest) network. In response to concerns raised about connectivity within different parts of the same building / dropped connections, we have changed … [Read more...]