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IT Night at the Spikes

The second IT Night at the Spikes was a huge success, with a total of 859 people (including 362 staff) registered for the August 8 Spikes game. Along with a great view of Mount Nittany and a Spikes win, those attending enjoyed a picnic buffet, great conversations, and a lot of laughs.

Welcome to IT

A message from the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology

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As a senior in high school, Kat Shatinsky took on a research project intending to shine a light on the achievements of a handful of trailblazing women in computer science.

Among the names Shatinsky studied, one stood out. “Margaret Hamilton was my favorite,” she said. Her eyes light up when she remembers a particular story set against the backdrop of the dramatic Apollo II mission.

Recent Penn State IT News

Enterprise Active Directory project to reduce University's cyberthreat exposure

Enterprise Active Directory Adoption Project
As part of efforts to fortify the University’s data and people from potential cyberthreats, the Office of Information Security and Penn State IT are working with IT units throughout Penn State to consolidate all local instances of Microsoft Active Directories — an authentication and account system for computers and servers — to the University’s more secure Enterprise Active Directory service.

New technology on display at annual Faculty Development Day

virtual reality demonstration
Penn State Scranton continued its commitment to bolstering the technological capabilities of its faculty at the campus’ sixth annual Faculty Development Day. Held earlier this month in the campus' new Information Sciences and Technology Active Learning and Innovation Lab, the program featured three presentations geared around evolving technologies now available to faculty.

Help.psu.edu to incorporate content, features

Penn State's New IT Help Portal will feature a sleeker design that's easier to use.
Penn State’s IT Help Portal will soon relaunch with additional content and resources in order to provide  more intuitive and effective information technology support for the University community.  

Penn State Go, the official mobile app of the University is available now

Screenshot of Penn State Go features on various mobile devices
Penn State Go, the official all-in-one mobile app, is available to download in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Penn State Go delivers single sign-on access to features including Canvas, Penn State email, shuttle bus tracking,  campus maps,  grades, class schedules, tuition bills via LionPATH, LionCash+, library services, Starfish academic advising, and more.