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Information Technology Services

Academic Technologies

AT Announcements

  • Sakai Upgrade on July 25
    On Friday July 25, Sakai will be undergoing an upgrade to the newest version. This upgrade will enhance the user interface and general look and feel of the service, and in addition to several new features for core tools will improve general accessibility and stability. The downtime is scheduled for [...]
  • Spring Term Festival
    Students will showcase their work during Spring Term Festival, noon-2 p.m. on the main floor of Leyburn Library. Come and celebrate with students, and enjoy free giant chocolate cookies and donuts from Pure Eats. Faculty and students should direct requests for technology assistance to Helen MacDermott (, Academic Technologies Assistant for Information [...]
  • Help for Academic Posters
    Making a poster for Spring Term Festival? Come to the Information Desk in Leyburn Library from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 for software assistance, feedback on your design, and assistance with printing. Food and drink served. For more information, call 540-458-4357.
  • Help in Making Academic Posters
    Clinics will be held from 5-7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, March 25) and Thursday, March 27 on the main floor of Leyburn Library to provide students with assistance in designing and creating posters for classes and presentations. Free snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Elizabeth Teaff at
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Our Mission

Academic Technologies provides consultation and support to the university community to successfully integrate technology into teaching, learning, research and outreach.

What We Do

Assist faculty in their use of technology to achieve pedagogical goals, foster student engagement and improve student performance.

Assist in designing, outfitting and maintaining classroom, meeting, and presentation spaces with the technology and infrastructure to maximize the learning experience.

Conduct workshops and training sessions for the university community to educate them about existing and new technologies that could positively impact learning outcomes.

Make available software that supports, enhances, and facilitates the educational mission of the university.

Make available technology equipment for use in the classroom on campus, afield or abroad.

Assist and instruct students, faculty and staff in the use of technology resources.



Who We Are

Academic Technologies

Julie Knudson, Director of Academic Technologies and Client Services

Brandon Bucy, Senior Academic Technologist

Dave Pfaff, IQ Center Coordinator

Helen MacDermott, Academic Technologies Assistant

Classroom Technologies

Flash Floyd, Assistant Director of Classroom Technologies

Todd Goetz, Senior Classroom Technology Specialist

Alicia Shires, Classroom Technology Specialist

Information Desk

Judi Rhodes, Information Desk Supervisor

John White, Help Desk and Shared Services Manager


Classroom Technology

The University has classrooms in a variety of sizes and configurations. Approximately 80% of these include built-in presentation equipment.

L Drive

Students and faculty members can use this resource for course-related materials

    Smart Board

    An interactive whiteboard