Help Yourself with SUNY Oswego CTS Self Service Options

Nov 20, 2017

Button with the text "Do it Yourself" written on top.Suzy was catching up on some work over the weekend and realized that she didn’t have Adobe Acrobat DC installed on her computer. As she reached for her phone to call the Help Desk, she remembered that they were closed on the weekends.

3 New Productivity Features of Windows 10

Nov 13, 2017

Kate, a faculty member, was excited to receive an email that her new computer was ready to be installed.  She arranged a date and time for Ed to deliver and install it. While there, Ed had Kate log in to introduce her to the new Windows 10 operating system.  Kate was really surprised how much it looked and functioned like Windows 7. Other than the quicker boot time, she could barely tell it was a different operating system. After a few days of using it, Kate was wondering if there were features of Windows 10 that would help her complete her work more efficiently.  

National Cyber Security Month a Success

Nov 10, 2017

Last month was National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and CTS did a lot to promote it and bring about more awareness to things everyone should be made aware of to be safer online.

We ran two contests - our 2nd Annual Phishing Derby and our Go For 2- Two Step Authentication contest. The winners were:

Go for 2:
$10 Amazon Gift Card - Nicholas Van Kempen
$25 Amazon Gift Card - Karen Wolford
$50 Amazon Gift Card - Hannah O'Brien

Watch Laker Hockey Online… No HBO Required!

Nov 10, 2017

The word PLAY as it would look on a TV from a VCR or DVD player.

Did you know that WTOP streams all of the Men’s Ice Hockey games for free? Watch the upcoming match against Canton this Saturday at 7PM, and all future games, right from the comfort of your home!


Click here to watch!

Visually Manage Your Projects With Microsoft Project

Nov 10, 2017

CTS is happy to announce that Microsoft Project is available to install on all SUNY-owned computers at no charge to departments.  If you are interested in installing it on your faculty or staff SUNY-owned computer, there is an easy self-install option available (see info below).  If you are interested in using it for a class and would like it installed in a computer lab, please submit a request through the Help Desk (315.312.3456,

4 Easy Steps to a Social Media Makeover

Nov 03, 2017

Even if you already consider yourself adept at social media, consider some simple ways that you can make yourself more secure. Lower your risk of identity theft and embarrassment with these tips.

Google Team Drive and What it Can Do For You

Nov 03, 2017

Google Team Drive LogoSo you are asked to be a project manager for a 1 year pilot program. You have a committee to work with, and want to use Google Drive to share all relevant files with the group. Everything from meeting agendas, minutes, and workflows could be shared with the committee.

Using the Blackboard Mobile App

Oct 26, 2017

Blackboard App Logo

The free Blackboard app allows students to use their mobile devices to stay connected to Blackboard Learn, and is available for iOS, Android, and Windows devices.  It has many services and features students will find very useful.