Archive for 2013

Moodle Fixed

The problems that we were experiencing earlier today with Moodle have now been fixed. Thank you for your understanding.

Moodle Issues

Moodle is currently returning errors in some circumstances, such as downloading grades or uploading files, for some people in some browsers. We are currently working on a solution and hope to have it fixed as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Technology Helpline Finals Week Hours

Below are the Technology Helpline hours for Finals Week at Gustavus Saturday, December 14th 12 – 5 pm Sunday, December 15th 3 – 11 pm Monday, December 16th 8 am – 11 pm Tuesday, December 17th 8 am – 11 pm Wednesday, December 18th 8 am – 11 pm Thursday, December 19th 8 am – […]

Adobe’s Security Breach potentially compromised 450 Gustavus Accounts

Adobe Systems, Inc.’s recent security breach exposed the usernames and passwords of 150 million accounts all over the world. Gustavus Technology Services was able to verify that over 450 Gustavus usernames were included in the list of compromised Adobe ID accounts.  We strongly encourage users to NOT use their Gustavus password on any other website.  If you […]

MCS Students Participate in ACM Programming Contest

Three MCS students went to Carlton College  this past Saturday to participate in the annual ACM Programming Contest. The contest originally started at Texas A & M in 1970. It spread through North America and has branches and chapters throughout the world. “The contest fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software programs, and enables students to test […]

Perry the Corpse Flower is blooming!

Just in time for Halloween, Perry the Corpse Flower is blooming.  If you can’t make it over to the green house in Nobel Hall you can watch it all unfold live here:  gustavus.edu/perry/

Four Recent Alumni Start Year of Service with Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Four recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduates are among the 138 volunteers that recently began their year of service in 14 different cities across the country through Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC). Benjamin Batz ’12, Elizabeth Logas ’13, and Ben Whalen ’13 are all serving in Minneapolis, while Brin Bailey ’13 is serving in Seattle, Wash.

Nursing Students Gaining Valuable Experience in Alaska

Six Gustavus nursing majors are currently completing clinical rotations in Fairbanks and Barrow, Alaska. In working closely with Alaska Natives, the program is designed to offer students a unique experience from a typical health care facility in Minnesota.

QR Codes in Education

QR codes (Quick Response codes) are two-dimensional bar codes which when scanned with the camera of a mobile device such as tablet or smartphone, can take the user to a variety of digital content. This includes linking to a website, a PDF document, an e-mail address, a video file, or an audio file. For schools […]

Un-enrolling Students in Moodle

If you are looking to remove a student from your Moodle course who has dropped the course, but still shows up in your Moodle class roster, please fill out the Moodle Request Form or email moodle@gustavus.edu with the pertinent information. Please provide the student’s username or full name and the name of the course to […]