‘Announcements’ Category


Announcements


COVIDaware MN app for exposure notification

Today the State of Minnesota, following several other states, launched a COVID-19 exposure notification app called COVIDaware MN that can be installed on your mobile phone.  This app will notify you if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.  To learn more about how this app works, its […]

Faculty Spotlight: Betsy Byers

Betsy Ruth Byers (Art and Art History) will receive a $10,000 grant through Kolman and Pryor Gallery’s 10th anniversary initiative called the Project Space. Byers is among a group of five artists to receive the grants, which will provide them with funds, technical support, and exhibition space needed to create important projects that will significantly […]

Technology Services Updated Hours

Technology Services will have updated availability starting the week of Nov. 23. With an exception for Thanksgiving, our office will be open and staff will be ready to assist you according to the following schedule: November 23-25, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. November 26-27, Closed Nov 30-Dec 15, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. We […]

Supplemental Technology Requests

GTS has updated their technology request process to accommodate the post-Thanksgiving learning transition. If you are in need of a laptop, webcam, MiFi, or something more specific, please submit your request at https://gustavus.edu/techrequest. 

About the Website Redesign

Technology Services has begun working with the Marketing and Communication team to refresh the College’s website with a goal of relaunching in spring/summer 2021. While we have been through this process many times before, it is always one fraught with anxiety as we scramble to gather and process input from the community before, ultimately, translating […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Phishing and Ransomware

Phishing  is the fraudulent practice of sending emails claiming to be from a reputable source in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information such as passwords or credit card information.  It is a tool used to try to coerce people into clicking on a malicious site or to download malicious software such as Ransomware.  […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Data Breaches

Data breaches happen all the time, and often they are accompanied with little fanfare or subsequent notification to you, the user. If you’re concerned that your data may have been exposed, there’s a tool that can quickly cross-reference your Gustavus email address (or your personal email address) with known data breaches. Simply follow these steps […]

Zoom Cloud Recording

Our campus-wide Zoom license comes with a finite amount of cloud recording space. You may be using this space to record lectures, meetings, and other virtual events for later sharing and viewing. Our plan is for the currently allocated cloud recording space to carry us through the semester, but longer term, we will need to […]

Trash Deletion Update for Google Drive

Starting October 13, 2020, Google will begin permanently deleting items that have been in your “My Drive” trash for more than 30 days. If you have items currently in the “My Drive” trash, the 30 day countdown will begin on the aforementioned date. The relevant portion of this announcement can be found below: We are […]

Outdoor WiFi Upgrades Expand Campus Coverage

Part of the summer was used to improve wireless access in the College’s outdoor spaces. The areas from Three Flags to Eckman Mall and Sesquicentennial Plaza, as well as the open spaces surrounding the newly expanded Nobel Hall, extending to the area northwest of Pittman Hall and the Melva Lind Interpretive Center, should see noticeable […]