VCCS News Roundup
- Chancellor DuBois announced the 2014-15 Chancellor’ s Innovation Fund (CIF) call for proposals.
- NVCC President Bob Templin has announced that he will be retiring. Wytheville Community College’s Charlie White follows suit.
- The VCCS moves forward with the IT Help Desk and Financial Aid modules of Blackboard Student Services
- The Virginia Education Wizard adds another prestigious award to its already crowded living room mantle.
- Apple unveils a spate of new and updated gadgets to a collective ‘meh‘.
- The Google Classroom roll-out was accelerated and the new platform is now available to any Google Apps for Education institution.
- Lots of data breaches: Gmail. Home Depot. JP Morgan. George Mason. Forbes.com has a good Data Breach Round-up here.
Upcoming Meetings, Conferences & Events
- Sept. 22-25: Faculty and Administration Leadership Academy (FALA), South Boston, VA
- Sept. 24-25: Tech Council, Virginia Beach, VA
- Oct. 18: OpenVA, TCC Virginia Beach Campus
- Oct. 24: VA Blackboard Users Group (VA-BUG), Roanoke, VA
- Oct. 24: JSRCC Tech Fair, JSRCC Parham Campus
- Oct. 24: Innovations in Teaching & Learning Tech Fair, BRCC