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  • Meet Khalid Muqueeth & Learn About His 2 Years Working in IT

    Student worker reflects on the TSC before he graduates
    Khalid Muqueeth, a senior in information systems, is a student worker at the Technology Support Center (TSC), which is the first stop in assisting the UMBC community with technology questions and...
    Posted: April 12, 2017 12:03 PM
  • Looking Back at Betty Blanchette and Her 24 Years at UMBC

    “You can always count on her to get the job done”
    After 24 years at UMBC, Betty Blanchette, Software Developer for DoIT, is retiring. Blanchette not only leaves behind a varied career, but a positive impact on UMBC and the many people she has...
    Posted: March 30, 2017 2:24 PM
  • Meet Lily Prokop: Student IT Consultant & Oboist

    Technology Support Center is a place for all sorts of majors
    The Technology Support Center (TSC) is the first stop in assisting the UMBC community with technology questions and requests. The TSC is made possible thanks to its many student workers, who all...
    Posted: March 27, 2017 11:53 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Course Design Featured in Educause Review

    Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design
    Building on prior learning analytics research at UMBC, DoIT's John Fritz has co-authored "Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design: Two Studies" in the current issue of Educause Review...
    Posted: March 1, 2017 2:38 PM
  • Sign On The eContract Line: A New Way for Contract Renewals

    Payroll & DoIT collaborate to digitize a paper process
    In late January 2016, Lisa Drouillard, Director of Payroll, and Lance Rand, Manager and Software Developer for DoIT’s Business Service Group, began meeting to streamline and digitize the contract...
    Posted: February 27, 2017 10:53 AM
  • “Technology Support Center, This is Saiful Islam Speaking”

    Meet one of the many students working at the TSC
    Located on the first floor of the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, The Technology Support Center (TSC) is the first stop in assisting the UMBC community with technology questions and requests....
    Posted: February 13, 2017 10:07 AM
  • There's Been a Change in Schedule: A New Tool for Students

    How collaboration brought the Schedule Planner to UMBC
    It was several years ago that UMBC students decided that the best tool for them to utilize would be a 'schedule builder'. They created a custom program that would look at the list of classes being...
    Posted: January 24, 2017 12:19 PM
  • Using the UMBC Schedule Planner Tool

    Interactive tool helps you build the best schedule
    The Schedule Planner offered by UMBC is a dynamic tool that can generate multiple possible schedules, and then send them to checkout in PeopleSoft. You can access it by navigating to myUMBC,...
    Posted: January 23, 2017 3:16 PM
  • Kudos to Jeremy Gude for Receiving Employee of the Quarter

    A master in database performance tuning & web services
    DoIT would like to recognize our own Jeremy Gude for receiving the Employee of the Quarter (EOQ) award. The EOQ program recognizes the outstanding qualities and contributions of employees towards...
    Posted: January 17, 2017 12:26 PM
  • How Student Disability Services Ditched Their Paper System

    With help from DoIT, a new cloud solution was implemented
    Student Disability Services (SDS) had a major problem. Their paper system they relied on for years was not keeping up with the increased demand they saw at their office. Rather than look for help...
    Posted: January 17, 2017 11:52 AM