VCCS News Roundup

VCCS News

  • 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.

Tech News

  • 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

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