More New ITS Staff

The Application Services area of ITS is thrilled to once again be fully staffed after many months getting by with several vacancies.   Please welcome the following 3 people to ITS as they begin their first day on October 1.

Kassy Swain has spent many years providing IT technical support to the Admissions areas of Corinthian College.  She served as a Senior Business Analyst and also had responsibility for general reporting of Admissions data.   She joins Washburn as an Application Analyst for Admissions.

Rob Burton returns to Washburn as an Application Analyst for Financial Aid.   Rob was  a key participant in the original implementaton of Banner at Washburn 10 years ago.   Most recently he has been supporting Banner at Emporia State University.

Sandy Selden first came to Washburn in a role supporting the Banner environment before moving to Institutional Research.   She now returns to IT as an Application Analyst for Finance and Reporting.

All three have offices in Bennett 100 so please stop in and say “hi” sometime.



New ITS Staff

ITS is pleased to announce that our vacant programmer position has been filled .   Jeff Stiles begins work on September 17.  Jeff is a graduate of The University of Kansas with a B.S. in computer science.  He has worked the past 8 years as a Senior Programmer/Analyst at AllofE solutions in Lawrence.

In this role Jeff developed numerous web-based applications for use in education including online testing, assessment, curriculum management, attendance, gradebook, content management, and evaluations.  Jeff will be an excellent addition to our staff.  Please stop by Bennett 100 sometime to welcome him to Washburn.

Washburn Sports Productions

Washburn University produces and streams live sporting events for home games in football, volleyball, & men’s and women’s basketball. Production crews are comprised of students hired as camera operator, audio engineer, graphics engineer and director.  Productions are led by Instructional Services staff who serve as the producer, mentor and trainer for the student crew members. All the crew members work hard to bring these “live” productions together for the Washburn community highlighting the talent of Washburn athletes.   Access to live streamed athletic events can be purchased through America One

Washburn sports production crew in pressbox at Lee Arena

Washburn Sports Production crew members in Lee Arena

Washburn student sports production crew member on sideline at football gameThe next home football game that will be produced is tomorrow, Saturday, September 15th at 6pm when the Ichabods take on the Riverhawks of Northeastern State University.

Online Course Management – Clear Expectations; Presentation/Discussion

I (Sue Taylor-Owens) will be hosting the first in, hopefully, a series of presentations/discussions focused on Online Course Management – Clear Expectations. This presentation/discussion will be covering “Making a Clear Syllabus.” I will be presenting in the TLC (Bennett Computer Center room 102) and also via Adobe Connect, for anyone who wants to join us from home or their desk. If you are interested in joining us remotely, please send me an email and I will send you the meeting information when it becomes available. Please join in the conversation!!

Wednesday, September 19 from 12:00 – 1:30
TLC, Bennett Computer Center room 102
Contact me for online access

I will also be recording the session for anyone who is unable to attend.