Recommended Employee Solution for Backing Up College Data - Google’s Backup and Sync

May 4, 2020

CTS is introducing a recommended backup solution for faculty and staff college data. Google’s Backup and Sync utility for both Mac and PC computers allows a seamless way for data to be backed up to Google Drive.

3 Technology Tools Available to Assist with End-of-the-Semester Course Evaluations

May 4, 2020

The Online Learning Portal outlines three options that can assist with course evaluations.

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New Version of Zoom Addresses Many Security Issues

April 30, 2020

Zoom 5.0 is now available and addresses known security issues. We suggest you update now and notify your participants to update as well. An update will happen automatically starting May 30. This new version has the following enhancements:

Using the Gmail Scheduled Send Feature to Help Avoid Digital Miscommunications

April 23, 2020

Living in this new world of telecommuting finds us depending more on digital tools to communicate. Chat, email, phone or video calls are now taking the place of our face-to-face conversations. While we all work to find what tool is the most effective, we must be careful we don’t miscommunicate in the process. 


Captioning service platforms available to support academic accessibility

April 14, 2020

Captioning makes audio and video content more accessible. As SUNY Oswego has shifted to alternative modes of teaching in recent weeks, more students than ever stand to benefit from the captioning of video content. To support faculty in the first weeks of their transition to online teaching, CTS offered captioning services for some newly generated videos.

Workshops for Online Teaching

March 10, 2020

CTS in conjunction with CELT will be offering workshops that outline the various options that are available to instructors on campus to use with online and distance learning. This includes Panopto, Blackboard, Blackboard Collaborate, Office 365, and Citrix.


Student Job Scam for Check Fraud Resurfacing

February 6, 2020

""Some SUNY Oswego students are receiving an email containing a vaguely described job offer, from eithe

Login Required for Adobe Creative Cloud Use in Labs

December 19, 2019

With a new Adobe Creative Cloud setup on campus, you will now need to login with your Laker NetID to use them in the computer labs on campus.

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Campus Adopts Grackle to Promote Universal Design in Google Docs

December 5, 2019

Recent initiatives on campus have focused on creating digital content all people are able to access easily and effectively using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles.

Increase in Phishing Attempts on Campus

December 3, 2019

There has been an increasing number of phishing emails circulating throughout SUNY Oswego. As a reminder, a phishing email is a scam by which a person is tricked into giving their confidential information to a third party so they can use it for illicit purposes.