Summer & Fall Drupal Help Sessions

Are things quieting down a bit for your department as we head into summer? This may be the perfect time to work on your website, whether it’s time to review your existing content or overhaul the whole thing! Open Drupal help sessions have been scheduled throughout the summer months and into fall semester. If you have […]

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Open Web Sessions

The Open Web sessions are drop-in and located in 431 French Hall. The sessions are conducted by staff of both ITS and University Relations and are aimed at assisting you with any web questions.   Open Web Sessions Schedule: Monday, January 12 9:00am-11:00am Tuesday, January 27 1:00pm-3:00pm Wednesday, February 11 10:00am-12:00pm Thursday, February 26 2:00pm-4:00pm Friday, March […]

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The Digital Asset Manager is Live!

The new Digital Asset Manager (DAM) is live and ready for use! Digital Asset Manager: assets.umflint.edu You can now search photos and department logos with new assets continuously loaded, so check the system often. There is limited space available for the Tuesday, December 9 training session. The session will give you an overview of the […]

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Digital Asset Manager Launch

The new Digital Asset Management (DAM) system for all of our photos, logos, testimonials, and videos will officially launch December 1. This system will replace Mediabin which will be discontinued by December 30, 2014. The main purpose of the new DAM is to have an asset system that is fully metadata/keyword searchable. Additional features include*: […]

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How to Take Great Study Abroad Photos

If you are getting ready to take flight and expand your horizons through UM-Flint’s study abroad opportunities, then congratulations! You are about to embark on an adventure that will likely change your entire world-view. While you are out exploring, making new friends, and learning new lessons you might want to document your travels, and how […]

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How to Promote Events and Announcements

Step 1: Rethink Press Releases The web changed everything about how messages reach audiences. We are no longer dependent on traditional media outlets (newspapers, television, radio, etc.) to produce and distribute information we want audiences to receive. We can do that ourselves through our own websites, social media, and newsletters. However, that does not mean […]

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UM-Flint Video Guide – #1: An Intro

Video killed the radio star, and 35 years after the Buggle’s music video debut, the “moving picture” still reigns as King of Media. YouTube alone attracts over 800 million unique visitors each month; in fact, more video is uploaded to the popular internet streaming service in a month’s time than any of the three major U.S. television networks […]

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Drupal Open Sessions, August – December 2014

Drupal open sessions will begin being offered again in mid-August. These sessions are a great resource for technical and content assistance with your website, as well as new Drupal user training. There is no need to register, and you are welcome to drop in at any time during a session (however, we ask that new […]

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Summer Drupal Help

As we move into summer, we know that schedules and demands vary. We won’t be holding regularly scheduled Open Drupal Sessions in the summer months, but a list of fall semester dates will be shared with you all in the coming weeks. In the meantime, we’re happy to help you with your websites and Drupal questions. […]

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Content and Kipple

The Failures in Our Success In the crazy rush to overhaul the University website before our contract with our previous CMS-provider expired, a lot of talk was made about content and organization. Unfortunately, that crazy rush left little time to really elaborate on or help out departments with those two things. Instead, people were given […]

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