MOS3K Contest Starts September

MOS3K ContestSince 2017, OIT has been offering Microsoft Office Specialist, or MOS, certifications to members of the SMU community. This year we are on our way to our 3,000th certification and we want to celebrate that achievement. On September 1, 2021, we are launching our MOS3K contest!

With the award of the 3,000th Microsoft Office Specialist certification, we will be awarding a MOS3K prize pack to the student that successfully passed that exam.

The MOS3K Study Prize Pack includes:

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Future Changes in Duo Service

DuoDuo provides two-factor authentication for most SMU accounts. Verifying your identity with a second factor, like a mobile device, helps prevent others from using your SMU account to log in, even if they know your password.

Duo authentication can be accomplished through the Duo Mobile app, via a hardware token, using a telephone, or with SMS. However, security concerns with the telephone and SMS features are known to present a real risk to the security of your account. Therefore, SMU will be eliminating the landline and SMS options over the next several months. Continue reading Future Changes in Duo Service

Canvas Boot Camp Returns LIVE and In-Person for 2021!

OIT Canvas Boot Camp LIVEJust in time for back to school, the popular OIT Canvas Boot Camp returns LIVE and in-person. The Canvas Boot Camp is a way for faculty to get up and going using the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) with short training sessions during this two-day workshop. Continue reading Canvas Boot Camp Returns LIVE and In-Person for 2021!

Adobe Education Announces Events for Summer

Adobe LogoWith summer in full force, Adobe is offering several opportunities for students and faculty to grow creatively. SMU students have the opportunity to join a new Creative Jam with Ring and could win some swag, including a 30-minute coaching session with a Ring team member. There is also a live panel discussion on achieving, creating, and leading through education. Last but not least, the global Adobe for Education Summit will help faculty with skills for digital literacy and empower the student learning experience. Continue reading Adobe Education Announces Events for Summer