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Legacy Week: Tech Time Warp to 1944

Legacy Week: Tech Time Warp to 1944

We all know that FIT stands for Fashion Institute of Technology but we often forget what “Technology” meant when our institution was founded. In honor, of Legacy Week and FIT’s 70th Anniversary let’s take a moment to reflect on  the technology of 1944 and how far we’ve come. Television After WWII ended production of televisions […]

October 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Check for Suspicious Activity on Your Account

How to Check for Suspicious Activity on Your Account

Google Apps for Education offers a multitude of security features including allowing you to monitor how your account is being accessed through the Activity Information panel. This is one of the easiest ways for you to ensure that your account isn’t being accessed without your permission. “The Activity Information Panel” allows you to check what browser, […]

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Quick Guide: Is 2-Step Verification Right for You?

Quick Guide: Is 2-Step Verification Right for You?

Have you heard about 2-Step Verification? Are you thinking about using it for your FIT Google Apps for Education? Follow our quick guide to find out if it is right for you. What is 2-Step Verification? 2-Step Verification is an additional security feature designed to prevent unauthorized access to your Google account. How does it work? […]

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Tweep and Selfie are New Dictionary Words

Tweep and Selfie are New Dictionary Words

Today is National Dictionary Day, the “unofficial” holiday created in honor of Noah Webster’s birthday, October 16, 1758; and a day we celebrate the importance of increasing our vocabulary. In observance of National Dictionary Day, we thought we would review some of the over 150 new words added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary 2014 Edition. […]

October 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pledge Purple: Technology to Help you Take Back the Night

Pledge Purple: Technology to Help you Take Back the Night

  Have you noticed the purple lighting, Security’s purple ties and all the Pledge Purple signs? This is in conjunction with FITs Pledge Purple Campaign to educate and end sexual and domestic violence in support of the National Take Back the Night initiative. The Pledge Purple Campaign culminates this Thursday, October 16th in the Breezeway from Noon […]

October 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Open Lab Hours for Yom Kippur

Open Lab Hours for Yom Kippur

In recognition of Yom Kippur no evening classes will be held on Friday (10/3) and the college will be closed on Saturday (10/4). In recognition of the holiday the Open Computer Lab hours will be: Friday (10/3) – Closing early at 11PM Saturday (10/4) – Closed all day Re-opens Sunday (10/5) – 9AM and normal […]

October 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Rosh Hashanah IT Hours

Rosh Hashanah IT Hours

In recognition of Rosh Hashanah no evening classes will be held on Wednesday (9/24) and the college will be closed on Thursday (9/25) and Friday (9/26). As a reminder, when the college is closed the Administrative Offices at FIT are also closed – including the IT Department. If you have questions while the college is closed […]

September 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
5 TechTips for No Impact Week

5 TechTips for No Impact Week

This week, September 14th – 20th is No Impact Week, presented by FIT’s Sustainability Council. This week will include a number of activities and events that encourage, entertain and educate individuals on how they can reduce their environmental impact. For the full calendar, please go to fitnyc.edu/NoImpact.  In support of No Impact Week, here are our 5 […]

September 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
NJ Transit Discount Link

NJ Transit Discount Link

Last Friday, I spent two hours on the phone between every FIT department and NJTransit talking about the NJ Transit link on the FIT for the NJ Transit bus discount. Finally I found out that the problem is on FIT’s side. Like other schools, FIT didn’t update the NJ Transit link on the myfit page. Is there any chance that somebody can take care of it? […]

September 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sept 5th – Webfiles Access Restored

Sept 5th – Webfiles Access Restored

Access to Webfiles has been restored. Thank you

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More