Main News News Archive

On-Premise SharePoint Decommission – December 2021
Level of impact:  Medium  Marshall University Information Technology is planning to decommission our On-Premise SharePoint 2013 environment at the end of the year 2021. Existing sites will need to be migrated to avoid losing access and data.  Who does it affect? If you are receiving this message, you have been identified as an administrator of a SharePoint site in
Collaborate Ultra – Discontinued July 1, 2021
Marshall’s contract with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra will not be renewed after July 1, 2021. You have been identified as a user who has engaged as a moderator during this summer so far. All summer courses will have access to the Collaborate tool through the end of all summer terms. Important:  All Collaborate recordings will be
“New” IT Employee – Travis Edmonds
Travis Edmonds IT Systems Architect Travis previously worked as an Application Systems Analyst Programmer Sr. at our IT Service Desk.  Travis is most looking forward to learning new skills in his new role working with the Infrastructure Systems team, though he’ll miss his coworkers at the IT Service Desk.  He enjoys working in IT at MU
Employment Opportunity: Database Administrator
Job Description This position is responsible for the development, support, and management of key IT Database infrastructure and applications and application integrations, as well as the support and maintenance of application servers, custom applications, and single sign-on solutions that support and enhance the Marshall University’s users’ community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: •
Employment Opportunity: IT Systems Architect
Job Description: Design, document, implement, manage and monitor multiple systems in an enterprise network computing and datacenter environment; including architecture, support and maintenance of enterprise storage systems, virtualized environments such as Azure, VMware and HyperV, enterprise operating systems such as Linux and Microsoft Windows Server, enterprise productivity and server/service monitoring tools, and high performance computing
Meet our new IT employee – Alex Jones
March 8, 2021 · Main News, We Are...IT!!!
Alex Jones IT Consultant Sr. Alex started working at the IT Service Desk at the beginning of February. Here’s a little about him. What degree do you hold? BA in Advertising, Marshall U and pursuing a MS in Information Systems Describe your role in MUIT in 10 words for less: I help resolve technical issues
New Marshall ID Sequence Numbers
February 5, 2021 · Info Sec news, Main News, Service Change
Update:  02/05/21 On Sunday morning, February 7th, 2021, MUIT will switch to the new 903 prefix on newly generated ID numbers.   Any students admitted or employees hired after the change will have the new prefix.  No existing Student ID or Employee ID numbers will be changing. From Sunday moving forward, try to refrain from asking for
Important Update for Marshall E-mail Security Services – Effective January 6, 2021
January 14, 2021 · Info Sec news, Main News
Important update for all active Marshall University e-mail accountholders including students, faculty, staff (MU, SOM, and Marshall Health) and Alumni. Marshall University Information Technology will introduce an updated e-mail security solution provided by Microsoft in January 2021.  In addition to anti-virus and anti-spam protection, the Microsoft Defender for Office 365 service improves security for both incoming and outgoing email. This
Marshall adds new numbers to IDs
December 2, 2020 · Banner, Main News, Services
Beginning January 31, 2021, Marshall University will begin using a 903-xx-xxx sequence of numbers for identification (ID). This is for new assignments only; existing numbers will not change. All offices, departments and colleges should review their processes and procedures, including paper forms, to ensure compliance with this change. While this is a relatively minor change
Marshall IT to participate in National Cyber Security Awareness Month
October 1, 2020 · Info Sec news, Main News, Tech Talk
The Marshall University Information Technology (IT) department is participating in National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) to raise awareness of Cybersecurity issues. Throughout the month of October, Marshall IT will be sharing information from the national campaign on their website and Twitter account and through newsletter articles following this year’s theme “If you Connect It,