2016 Drupal Training / Open Session Schedule

Drupal sessions take place throughout the year. If you have questions about overall content strategy, how to use Drupal, or anything web related, please join us. Currently, all sessions are scheduled to take place in 431 French Hall, and are drop-in with no registration required. Some of these dates may become workshops focusing on specific […]

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UM-Flint Drupal Widgets by Column (in Desktop View)

All UM-Flint Drupal widgets were designed for the following, specific uses. Everything you need to achieve within Drupal can and should be done by using these widgets properly. By adhering to these guidelines, you help ensure a consistent, quality user experience throughout the UM-Flint website—regardless of the device used.

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New Drupal Workshops and Vital Drupal Info

The following are some important announcements regarding new Drupal workshops and new changes within Drupal that will effect your unit’s website:

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Fall Drupal Help Sessions

Open Drupal help sessions have been scheduled throughout the summer months and into fall semester. If you have questions about content strategy, Drupal, or anything web-related, please join us. All sessions are drop-in with no registration required. This year we’ve also added Drupal workshops that will focus on specific issues and solutions. New and longtime […]

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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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