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Reminder: Access to Banner 8 Ends Next Week

A Message from Patti Smith, Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology Attention all Banner users: this week is the last week to access Banner 8. Beginning on Monday, November 5, 2018, Valencia will fully transition to Banner 9, and Banner 8 (our current version) will no longer be accessible. Hopefully, you have had a chance to […]

Banner 9 Now Available in Parallel with Banner 8

A Message from Patti Smith, Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology On Monday, October 15, 2018, all Banner users will be able to see and experience the new and improved Banner 9 platform in the production environment. Along with a number of important enhancements, Banner 9 will include a modern, web-based look, enhanced navigation and […]

A General Advisory on Phishing Emails from OIT

A Message from John Knights, Managing Director, Network and Information Security As we begin this new academic year, we would like to take this opportunity to inform those new to the Valencia College community, as well as remind those returning for the start of the fall semester, about what to do if you receive a suspicious email. […]

Valencia Designated a National Center of Academic...

Once again Valencia is playing a key role in addressing a shortage of professionals — this time in the field of cybersecurity. Earlier this month, Valencia was designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through the 2023 academic year. The National […]

OIT to Conduct Fall Term Blackout, August 20 – September 7

A Message from Patti Smith, Chief Information Officer, Office of Information Technology The Office of Information Technology will conduct a fall semester blackout period Monday, August 20 – Friday, September 7, 2018. In order to provide a stable environment for our students, faculty and staff and to ensure a strong start to the fall term, OIT will not make any changes […]

Office of Information Technology Redesign

A Message from Loren Bender, Vice President, Business Operations and Finance Since the recent transition of the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to the division of Business Operations and Finance in May 2018, we have been busy examining our processes, workflow and overall organization and deployment of technology services collegewide. As many of you know, and […]

Answering Your Questions About One Device

A Message from Carmine La Pietra, Director, Campus Technology Services Last month, we introduced you to Valencia’s new computer refresh program — One Device — established to optimize the use of personal computing technology at the College. If you missed the article, click here to read it. With a mobile-friendly approach and a focus on improving workstation computing capability, we […]

The Valencia EDGE Will be Down for a Quarterly Update

The Valencia EDGE will undergo updates from 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4 to 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018, and will be unavailable for use during this time. If you are in the system after 8 p.m. on Friday, May 4, we highly encourage you to save your work, and exit the system (Please note, […]

OIT Refresh Moves to One Device for Mobility

A Message from Carmine La Pietra, Director, Campus Technology Services The Office of Information Technology (OIT) will lighten your load — the number of devices you must carry during your workday — with your next computer refresh. As part of the OIT refresh program, the College is transitioning from our current multiple-device-per-user environment — think employees […]

Pressing Pause on Valencia’s New Website and CMS

A Message from Jamie Rost, Assistant Vice President, Application Services Efforts have been underway over the past year to upgrade Valencia’s website — which will feature a modern design that is visually appealing and mobile friendly — and implement a new content management system (CMS) known as OmniUpdate. Originally, these updates were expected to go live by […]