August 2015 Newsletter

  • Hand holding a, Fast Forward Syracuse, Accessibility
  • Cincopa
  • Maxwell Staff Focus: Christina Leigh Deitz
  • Student Focus: Nikeeta Raveendra Menon
  • Emerging Technology: Drones
  • The Global Collaboratory: Video Conferencing
  • Tips and Tricks: The Excel 2013 Watch Window
  • ICT Family Follow-up
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Easy Photo Galleries

Cincopa Photo Tool

Early in 2015 ICT learned that SlideShowPro, the slide show tool we had been providing to the Maxwell community, was being discontinued and eventually shut down.  We’re happy to say we’ve found a very good replacement for SlideShowPro and we believe it’s a better, more flexible tool for managing and presenting photos in our web sites. Continue Reading

April 2015 Newsletter


  •, Windows 10, and Accessibility
  • 20 Advances in Technology
  • Qualtrics Survey Collaboration
  • Faculty Focus: Colin Elman
  • The Global Collaboratory: Event Support
  • Practical Technology: Home Wi-Fi
  • Tips and Tricks: Tips from previous newsletters
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December 2014 ICT Newsletter

  • Printers and Copiers Fast Forward Initiative
  • Accessibility
  • Staff Focus: Maxwell Memories
  • Ektron Update: Image Editing Tools
  • Student Focus: Melissa Clawges
  • Faculty Focus: Guido Pezzarossi
  • Emerging Technology: Smart Watches
  • The Global Collaboratory: Maxwell 90th Anniversary Events
  • Tips and Tricks: Add Your Photo to Outgoing Email Messages
  • Fun Stuff: ICT Holiday presents

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Annual SU NetID password change

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Starting November 3, anyone with a SU NetID password will be required to change their password at least once a year. Information Technology and Services (ITS)—in collaboration with University leadership, key campus constituent relationship managers, and the IT directors of the schools, colleges and departments—developed and will implement new measures to notify all SU NetID password holders when their passwords will expire, and, after several advance notifications, to disable accounts with expired passwords. Continue Reading

SU Students can now get Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus

Microsoft Office 365It’s official!

As a benefit of Syracuse University’s campus agreement with Microsoft, current SU students can get Office 365 ProPlus, FREE!

Under Microsoft’s Student Advantage program, students can use their SUmail student email accounts to download and install Office 365 ProPlus applications (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) on up to five computers (PC and Mac) and five mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, Android smartphone, Windows Phone).

Faculty and staff are not eligible for this offer, unless they are current students.

Please visit the SU Answers Office 365 web site for complete details and instructions.


August 2014 ICT Newsletter

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  • Accessibility
  • Using Headings on Your Web Pages
  • Faculty Focus: Douglas A. Wolf
  • Emerging Technology: Geeky Fitness
  • The Global Collaboratory: Event Support
  • Tips and Tricks: Excel Drop-Down Lists
  • Staff Focus: Summer Memories
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Cropping Photos in Photoshop & Irfanview

Adobe_PhotoshopLearning how to crop photos before uploading and posting them to your web site is great skill to posses!  Please visit this page to see tutorials on how to use two common tools for doing just that (Adobe PhotoShop and Irfanview). Continue Reading

Ektron CMS Editing – Training Videos

The Aloha Inspector
The Aloha Inspector

Maxwell ICT is producing a library of training videos to demonstrate how the new “Aloha” web page editor operates.

These videos can be found on ICT’s SUShare web page.  Please note that you will need to log in with your SU NetID.  If you are trying to view these videos from off the SU network please use SURA or establish a VPN connection. Continue Reading